CTE Work-Based Learning

CTE Work-Based Learning

  • Intended Audience: Teachers
  • Subject: CTE
  • CPE Credits: 8
  • CPE Provider: Texas Education Agency

Description

This course introduces basic laws, rules, and procedures relevant to teaching Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses that involve work-based learning (WBL) at the secondary school level in Texas. Because state and federal laws change frequently, it also explains how to find current laws, rules, and guidelines related to WBL. Teachers will learn what authentic WBL is and how to ensure students learn the skills and knowledge appropriate for their career pathway through collaborative partnerships with local employers. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will earn 8 CPE credits.

Standards

No aligned standards.

Course Outline

  • Course Outline and Objectives
  • Introduction to Section 1
  • Lesson 1.1: Introducing Work-Based Learning
  • Lesson 1.2: Career Development Process and Programs
  • Lesson 1.3: Career and Technical Education Concepts
  • Lesson 1.4: Overview of WBL Courses in Texas Schools
  • CTE WBL Section 1 Quiz
  • Introduction to Section 2
  • Lesson 2.1: Federal Education Laws Impacting WBL
  • Lesson 2.2: State Laws and Rules Governing WBL
  • Lesson 2.3: State Laws and Rules Governing WBL Teacher Certifications and Assignments
  • Lesson 2.4: State Laws and Rules Governing Educator Ethics and Conduct
  • CTE WBL Section 2 Quiz
  • Introduction to Section 3
  • Lesson 3.1: SAAH Rules for CTE Funding and Attendance
  • Lesson 3.2: SAAH Rules for Work-Based Learning Experiences
  • Lesson 3.3: Transportation Allotment for CTE Programs
  • CTE WBL Section 3 Quiz
  • Introduction to Section 4
  • Lesson 4.1: General Local Education Agency (LEA) Policies
  • Lesson 4.2: CTE Policies and Procedures Manual
  • Lesson 4.3: WBL Program Handbook
  • CTE WBL Section 4 Quiz
  • Introduction to Section 5
  • Lesson 5.1: Child Labor Laws and Standards
  • Lesson 5.2: Youth Worker Health and Safety
  • Lesson 5.3: Wage and Hour Considerations for Texas Youth
  • Lesson 5.4: Other Federal Laws Impacting Youth Workers
  • CTE WBL Section 5 Quiz
  • Introduction to Section 6
  • Lesson 6.1: WBL Training Plan Terms
  • Lesson 6.2: Identifying Appropriate WBL Training Sites
  • Lesson 6.3: Recruiting Business Partners and Training Sites
  • Lesson 6.4: Communicating Responsibilities to Training Sponsors
  • Lesson 6.5: Conducting Training Site Visits
  • CTE WBL Section 6 Quiz
  • Introduction to Section 7
  • Lesson 7.1: The Training Plan Agreement
  • Lesson 7.2: Completing Training Plan Forms
  • CTE WBL Section 7 Quiz
  • Introduction to Section 8
  • Lesson 8.1: Recordkeeping Requirements
  • Lesson 8.2: Creating a WBL Filing System
  • CTE WBL Section 8 Quiz
  • Introduction to Section 9
  • Lesson 9.1: Summer Months
  • Lesson 9.2: Beginning of the School Year
  • Lesson 9.3: Recurring WBL Activities
  • Lesson 9.4: Winter and Spring Activities
  • Lesson 9.5: Evaluating and Grading WBL Students
  • Lesson 9.6: Preparing for Next Fall
  • CTE WBL Section 9 Quiz
  • Introduction to Section 10
  • Lesson 10.1: Establishing Class Expectations
  • Lesson 10.2: Managing the WBL Classroom
  • Lesson 10.3: Linking Classroom and Workplace Learning
  • Lesson 10.4: Preparing Students for Licensures and Certificates
  • Lesson 10.5: Integrating CTSO Activities
  • Lesson 10.6: Working with Special Populations
  • Lesson 10.7: Involving Advisory Committees and the Community
  • Lesson 10.8: Teaching Job Safety
  • CTE WBL Section 10 Quiz
  • Introduction to Section 11
  • Lesson 11.1: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Lesson 11.2: Architecture and Construction
  • Lesson 11.3: Arts, A/V Technology and Communications
  • Lesson 11.4: Business Management and Administration
  • Lesson 11.5: Education and Training
  • Lesson 11.6: Finance
  • Lesson 11.7: Government and Public Administration
  • Lesson 11.8: Health Science
  • Lesson 11.9: Hospitality and Tourism
  • Lesson 11.10: Human Services
  • Lesson 11.11: Information Technology
  • Lesson 11.12: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
  • Lesson 11.13: Manufacturing
  • Lesson 11.14: Marketing
  • Lesson 11.15: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Lesson 11.16: Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
  • Introduction to Section 12
  • Lesson 12.1: College and Career Readiness
  • Lesson 12.2: Post-Secondary Opportunities
  • Lesson 12.3: WBL Activities for Students
  • CTE WBL Section 12 Quiz