Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Special Education: Frequently Asked Questions

This document addresses common questions received by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) relating to CTE and students served by special education. All students should have equitable access to CTE courses, with supports as specified in the IEP. The content of this document provides clarification for the following categories:

  • ARD committee membership
  • Teacher certification and classroom roles
  • Special education services, including adaptations to course content and requirements
  • Vocational Adjustment Class