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Government & Public Administration

Careers in this cluster include Governance; National Security; Foreign Service; Planning; Revenue and Taxation; Regulation; and Management and Administration at the local, state, and federal levels.

ATC Advanced Technical Credit Program

ATC gives high school students a chance to receive credit at participating community colleges across Texas for taking high school technical courses. Approved courses and their college equivalent are listed in the ATC Course Crosswalk. The participating colleges have agreed to offer students credit for these courses, ...

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Government & Public Administration Curriculum Map

Principles of Government & Public AdministrationPolitical Science IPracticum in Local, State & Federal GovernmentPolitical Science 2GPA Career Portals  Are you interested in National Security? How about Regulation or Government? These are just a few of the pathways under the Government and Public Administration Cluster. One of the amazing things about this cluster is that all of the other clusters have some jobs that also fall under this cluster. Students that enter the field of Government and Public Administration need to have a variety of skills that cut across all areas. These include social studies, political science, foreign language, history, economics, and other areas. Government employment, according to the U.S. Department of Labor is projected to grow by 12 percent through 2012 (that’s 3 million more jobs!). There are seven pathways under the Government Cluster:

  • Governance
  • National Security
  • Foreign Service
  • Planning
  • Revenue and Taxation
  • Regulation
  • Public Management and Administration

Accommodations for Learning Differences

It is important that lessons accommodate the needs of every learner. Each of the lessons included in this cluster may be modified to accommodate your students with learning differences by referencing the following files also found on the Special Populations page of this web site. Select the links below for access to these files.

Accommodations for Learning Differences

Accommodations ManualGuidelines and Procedures for Adapting Instructional MaterialSample Curriculum Customization for Learning DifferencesLesson Plan/Curriculum Accommodations ChecklistInstructor Format for Curriculum Customization for Learning Differences

Career Awareness

Third Grade Career Awareness

Fifth Grade Career Awareness

Seventh Grade Career Awareness

Middle School Career Awareness


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