Advisor Links

In addition to the MPOWER Texas eCourse, there are lots of great resources for CTE counselors and advisors! This page is designed to showcase these powerful tools. Click on an image or link to visit the website. 

Texas CTE

The Texas CTE Resource Center (www.txcte.org) is the central repository for free CTE instructional and supplemental materials and professional development content. CTE stakeholders now have a one-stop-shop for digital CTE resources to prepare Texas students for a career pathway that may include college, career, and opportunities in the military.

Career and Technical Education Texas Genuine

TEXASgenuine lets you explore career fields and the college programs to get there!  It also includes the TEXASgenuine Assessment, which allows you to respond to questions and identify your top three Career Clusters™ of interest based on your responses (for educational purposes only).

Generation TX

Generation TX is a statewide, grassroots movement focused on creating a culture of college and career education that leads to the most successful generation ever!

Texas A&M AgriLife Extensions

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension offers free online courses that are convenient, flexible, affordable, and based on the latest research. Courses are available for professionals seeking to fulfill state-mandated training requirements and everyday users simply interested in learning more about a variety of topics.

The Texas Network for Teaching Excellence

The Texas Network is a powerful, online resource created for the unique professional development needs of career and technical education faculty, counselors and administrators across Texas. By connecting people to people, institutions, resources and ideas, this visionary site establishes an innovative, centrally located network of past and future professional development programs free of charge.

Texas Reality Check

Don't know how much money you will need to earn in the future? Don't know which occupation to choose? No problem! Texas Reality Check will help you select the right career for your spending needs.  This site was created by the Texas Workforce Commission & the Texas Education Agency.

Texas Workforce Commission

Texas Workforce Commission oversees and provides workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas.  TWC offers career development information, job-search resources, training programs, and unemployment benefits.

Center for Employability Outcomes

The Center for Employability Outcomes (C4EO) at Texas State Technical College (TSTC) was created to maximize the employability of students and enhance regional economic development. C4EO provides students, colleges and businesses with job-driven tools to scientifically optimize curriculum alignment with labor market needs.

The Texas Common Course Numbering System

The Texas Common Course Numbering System is a voluntary, co-operative effort among Texas community colleges and universities to facilitate transfer of freshman and sophomore level general academic coursework. TCCNS provides a shared, uniform set of course designations for students and their advisors to use in determining both course equivalency and degree applicability of transfer credit on a statewide basis.

MyMajors.com So... what's your major?

MyMajors computes your College and Career Plan based on your individual Academic Aptitude and Interests.

  • Aptitude: Key indicator for future success and ability 
  • Interests: Understand your strengths and weaknesses 
  • After completing the MyMajors Quiz, you will receive your top recommended Majors, Colleges and Careers

ACTE

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is committed to enhancing the job performance and satisfaction of its members; to increasing public awareness and appreciation for career and technical programs; and to assuring growth in local, state and federal funding for these programs by communicating and working with legislators and government leaders.

Careers.org if it's about your career, it's here!

Use Careers.Org to investigate more than 150,000 pages about online degrees and universities, jobs and occupations, and entrepreneurial opportunities from the #1 site for career resources in the United States, Canada and across the world.  Find detailed information about hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States and abroad, along with in-depth profiles of thousands of related academic programs, occupations and industries.

MyFuture.com

MyFuture helps individuals determine a career pathway by providing a wealth of information about Careers, College, and the Military.  The site even has a resumé builder that allows you to download once completed.

Learning that works for America CTE

The mission of the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) is to support visionary state leadership, cultivate best practices and speak with a collective voice on national policy to promote academic and technical excellence that ensures a career-ready workforce.

Skills You Need Helping you Develop Life Skills

Whether you are at work, a job seeker, a student, a teacher, a parent or just interested in developing your key skills, you will find a wealth of information about essential life skills at SkillsYouNeed.com; information and resources that will help you to improve your personal and professional life.

 

 

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