The following are TIVA links and sites of interest.
The History of Public Education in Texas (an overview by TEA)
AVACA – Audio Visual Arts & Communications Association
CCCET – Community Colleges Cosmetology Educators of Texas
TOETTIPS – Teachers of Electrical Trades/Technology in Public Schools
TEXAS EDUCATION LAWS & RULES
Texas Education Code – Select the Code: Education
Educators’ Ethics Code (revised fall 2010)
State Graduation Plans – http://www.tea.state.tx.us/graduation.aspx
Find information about HB 5 graduation requirements – http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=25769806149
Salary Schedule – State Minimum Pay
For certification requirements please see the Teacher Assignment Guide found in 19 TAC §231. Scroll down to pg 56 for CTE teacher certification course assignments. CTE courses are organized under the 16 Career Clusters. The column on the right identifies the teacher certification you must have in order to teach that course(s).
TEXAS STATE AGENCIES/COMMISSIONS
Texas Education Agency (TEA)
No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
State Board of Education (SBOE)
Texas Secretary of State – access to state rules & open meetings as well as elections & voter information, etc.