Webinar: Alternative Opportunities to Four-Year Degree Programs

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Jan 19, 2021 2:32:23 PM

Earning a four-year degree is not the only postsecondary path to starting a successful career. In this January 2021 webinar, we covered alternative options available to students. Topics included Texas certification programs, community college programs, technical school offerings, and innovative concepts like coding bootcamps that offer skills in high-need areas.

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Topics: Jobs and Careers, College Planning, Educators, High School, Work Based Learning

Webinar: Essential Skills for Middle School Students

Posted by Thema Reed, Texas OnCourse on Nov 16, 2020 5:00:17 PM

More and more school districts are implementing career exploration and postsecondary planning in middle school in a variety of ways. In our November 2020 webinar, we shared tips on how to incorporate college and career planning in middle school classrooms. 

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Topics: Middle School, Webinar, Jobs and Careers, Educators

Teacher Tips: CTE Online Lesson Plans

Posted by Amanda Hernandez, Texas OnCourse on Apr 16, 2020 2:34:56 PM

For many career and technical education (CTE) teachers, the sudden move to online learning is particularly challenging. CTE, after all, is often hands-on in nature. Here, we gather updates, tips, suggested practices, and resources around CTE online lesson plans into one place. Use them to supplement official guidance provided by your school or district. Our hope is to help you strengthen your online teaching skills as they relate to delivering CTE instruction remotely.  

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Topics: Middle School, Jobs and Careers, Coronavirus, High School

Strategies for Demonstrating Intent to Enlist

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Nov 20, 2019 4:08:00 PM

Military enlistment has long been a viable postsecondary option for students. Now, enlistment in the armed forces counts as a college, career, and military readiness (CCMR) indicator in Texas’ new A–F accountability system.

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Topics: Grad Requirements, Jobs and Careers, Administrators

Four Steps to Find the Best-Fit Military Job

Posted by Communications Coordinator Rose Frezza on Nov 4, 2019 3:04:25 PM

Do you have students who are interested in military enlistment? There are a few steps students can take to pursue their dreams of military enlistment and find their best fit.

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Topics: Jobs and Careers