V Exploring Professional Skills

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Extended learning experiences

  • (4) The student explores the professional skills needed for college and career success.
    • (B) explore the importance of curricular, extracurricular, career preparation, and extended learning experiences

B. Participation in career/educational opportunities

  • (4) The student explores the professional skills needed for college and career success.
    • (D) explore the steps required to participate in a variety of career and educational opportunities, including, but not limited to, entry-level employment, military service, apprenticeships, community and technical colleges, and universities

C. Professional associations

  • (4) The student explores the professional skills needed for college and career success.
    • (E) identify professional associations affiliated with a specified program of study
    • (G) recognize the value of community service and volunteerism

Resources:

  • Career and Technical Student Organizations: Resources, Programs, and Projects
  • Labor Market and Career Information / Beyond the Numbers : Workplace Basics
  • Labor Market and Career Information / Career Investigation Newspaper
  • Labor Market and Career Information / Career Orientation Curriculum
  • Labor Market and Career Information / Career Success Newspaper
  • Labor Market and Career Information / Charting Your Course
  • Labor Market and Career Information / Licensed Occupations and Apprenticeships Contacts in Texas
  • Labor Market and Career Information / Pathways to Personal Independence
  • Labor Market and Career Information / Succeed at Work
  • AchieveTexas http://www.achievetexas.org
  • America’s Career Infonet http://www.acinet.org/acinet
  • Corporation for National and Community Service http://www.nationalservice.gov
  • Texas CARES http://www.texascaresonline.com
  • Texas Work Prep http://www.TexasWorkPrep.com

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