College and Career Readiness

Outline of Course TEKS
Career Assessment and Investigation
Identify career interests 1 (A)
Career clusters and career awareness 1 (B-D); 4 (B); 6 (A)
Impact of career choice on personal lifestyle 1 (D)
Pathways to careers 1 (D); 3 (G)
Value of Education
Portfolio development 3 (E)
High school choices 2 (A-B, E); 3 (B)
FREE! - Planning for college 1 (E); 2 (C-F); 3 (B)
Basic Skills
Life Skills 3 (A, D, F)
Goal setting and time management 3 (C)
Healthy Living 6 (D)
World of Work
Getting a job 3 (D); 6 (A-B)
Employer expectations 6 (A-C, E)
Personal Finance and Budget
Financial consequences of decisions 4 (B)
Budget 4 (A)
Financial management 5 (A-D)
Credit 5 (E-H)

Contributors

  • Tina Hartmann
  • Patty Alejandro
  • Helen Zenner
  • Arlene Spearman, former Associate Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Cari Collins, Curriculum Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Patti Rambo, former Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Becky Martinez, Business Coordinator, Editor, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Derrick Pedersen, IT Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences