Texas

State Contact

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Diane Salazar
State Director for CTE Curriculum Division
TX Education Agency
1701 N. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX  78701
Phone: (512) 463-9581
Fax:  (512) 463-8057
Email: diane.salazar@tea.texas.gov

NAPE CTE Profile

NAPE’s CTE profile describes how career and technical education (CTE) is delivered and funded at the secondary and postsecondary levels and presents CTE enrollment data by gender and race, performance data for CTE concentrators, career cluster enrollment by gender, and projected job creation by career cluster to 2018.

State-Specific Resources

Texas Education Agency, Career and Technical Education

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (information specific to community and technical colleges can be found here)

Other Resources

Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act Reports to Congress on State Performance provides state profiles for each of the core indicators (academic attainment, attainment of diplomas or degrees, placement and retention in further education or employment, and participation and completion of non-traditional training programs) for secondary and postsecondary programs.

The U.S. Department of Education has launched a new interactive Website, ED Data Express, that consolidates relevant data collected by the Department from several different sources and provides search tools that allow users to create individualized reports.

The National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium State CTE Profile webpage provides an interactive state map that enables you to learn more about CTE in the state of your choice.

Forbes has developed an infographic of how the 50 states rank in terms of paycheck equality (2012 median earnings).