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Career and Technical Education (CTE) Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills



The State Board of Education (SBOE) has legislative authority to adopt the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for each subject of the required curriculum. SBOE members nominate educators, parents, business and industry representatives, and employers to serve on TEKS review committees. This page provides information regarding the review and revision of the career and technical education (CTE) TEKS.

SBOE CTE Review Committees

The following lists include individuals appointed by the SBOE to serve on CTE TEKS review committees. CTE TEKS review committees will begin work on the CTE TEKS in June 2014.  

CTE TEKS Review Committees (PDF, 590KB)

Questions related to the TEKS review process may be directed to or (512) 463-9581.

First Drafts of Recommendations for Revisions to the CTE TEKS (July 2014)

SBOE-appointed CTE TEKS review committees developed the draft recommendations below. These proposed revisions to the CTE TEKS are expected to be implemented in the 2017-2018 school year. Informal feedback will be accepted in response to the first draft recommendations through October 16, 2014. If you provide specific comments and recommendations for any of the numbered paragraphs please identify the knowledge and skills statement (KS) by number and/or the student expectation (SE) by letter. For example KS (6) or SE (6A).

You may submit your comments by electronic survey, email, fax, or mail. 

Electronic survey:

Email: (Please indicate the CTE career cluster and course your comments respond to in the subject line of your email.)

Fax: (512) 463-8057

Mail: Curriculum Division, Attention: TEKS Review, 1701 N. Congress Ave., Austin, Texas, 78701

Click on each item below to download a PDF. Use the bookmarks on the left-hand side of the document to navigate to specific courses.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (PDF, 3,718KB) 

Architecture and Construction (PDF, 4,237KB)

Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications (PDF, 5,556KB)

Business Management and Administration (PDF, 2,093KB)

Career Development (PDF, 1,084KB)

Education and Training (PDF, 1,563KB)

Finance (PDF, 2,158KB)

Government and Public Administration (PDF, 1,339KB)

Health Science (PDF, 1,859KB)

Hospitality and Tourism (PDF, 1,898KB)

Human Services (PDF, 1,769KB)

Information Technology (PDF, 2,852KB)

Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security (PDF, 1,704KB)

Manufacturing (PDF, 2,227KB)

Marketing (PDF, 2,599KB)

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (PDF, 3,559KB)

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics (PDF, 1,802KB)


Curriculum Division
(512) 463-9581


Page last modified on 10/15/2014 03:35:25 PM.