Resources Website Sections For Counselors

Counselor Academy – Austin

Poised to Lead: The Professional School Counselor Academy The Professional School Counselor Academy (Austin) is a nine-month professional development program for persons whose responsibilities include the implementation or oversight of college and career readiness at the campus and/or district level. It is sponsored by the Texas Education Agency and implemented in collaboration with Texas A&M […]

Counselor Academy – El Paso

Poised to Lead: Professional School Counselor Academy (El Paso) The Professional School Counselor Academy at El Paso is an extended professional development program conducted in three phases. Applicants must be committed to participating in all three phases: Phase 1: Counselor Academy Fall Symposium | December 12-13 | El Paso, TX Two-day symposium that provides participants […]

Counselor Academy – Spring

Poised to Lead: Professional School Counselor Academy (Spring, TX) The Professional School Counselor Academy at Spring, TX is an extended professional development program conducted in three phases. Applicants must be committed to participating in all three phases: Phase 1: Counselor Academy Fall Symposium | October 2-3, 2017 | Spring, TX Two-day symposium that provides participants […]

CTE Glossary

Use this alphabetical glossary to find the meanings of acronyms and phrases commonly used in career and technical education and work-based learning in Texas.  Scroll through the pages or enter the acronym or key word in the Search tool to find its definition.  

Educational Excellence

To promote educational excellence in CTE curriculum and instruction, Texas Education Agency has contracted with various Texas universities to provide additional course development and teaching resources for each of the 16 career clusters. Below are links to the Educational Excellence websites for each cluster. Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources http://www.txeducationalexcellence.com/ Architecture & Construction http://cte.unt.edu/architecture Arts, […]

Educational Excellence in CTE Video

Fall Symposium Agenda

Professional School Counselor Academy October 16-18, 2017 | Marriott Austin South, Austin, Texas  

Fee and Deadlines

Professional School Counselor Academy applications are due September 15, 2017. The Professional School Counselor Academy is sponsored by the Texas Education Agency and implemented by Texas Tech University in collaboration with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. If accepted, applicants pay a nominal fee of $250 to participate in all three phases of the Professional School Counselor […]

For Counselors

The Texas Education Agency recognizes the important role school counselors play in guiding students towards personally and professionally rewarding careers. To better support Texas counselors seeking to enhance college and career readiness on their campuses, TEA sponsors three cohorts of the Professional School Counselor Academy at three separate locations. Poised to Lead: Professional School Counselor […]

How to Apply

2017-2018 Poised to Lead: Professional School Counselor Academy Participation in the Professional School Counselor Academy is by application only. The first phase of the 2017-2018 Poised to Lead: Professional School Counselor Academy will be held in Austin, Texas on October 16-18, 2017. Space is limited! Participants are selected based on the following criteria: Need: applicant […]

WBL Checklists & Templates

The following are samples of lists, agreements, forms, and other documents created by teachers and school districts. They are intended as examples only and not endorsed by the Texas Education Agency as the required or most acceptable format. Their purpose is to give teachers a starting place for developing reports and forms to best suit […]