February 2014 SIRDC Newsletter

STATEWIDE INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CENTER

The following resources have been developed or located for your use by the Statewide Instructional Resources Development Center team. Click on the lesson titles below for instant access! Please make sure to rate the lessons and add to your FAVORITES! Feel free to share this newsletter with your colleagues.

NEW INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE LESSONS

Cosmetology II
Evaluating Salon Marketing Techniques

Culinary Arts
The Balancing Act: Managing a Career and Family

Dollars and Sense
Don’t Take the Risk
To Charge or Not to Charge

Hotel Management
The Balancing Act: Managing a Career and Family

Restaurant Management
The Balancing Act: Managing a Career and Family

Travel and Tourism Management
The Balancing Act: Managing a Career and Family

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2014 Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) Teach Tomorrow Summit – SIRDC Presentation
Less Stress – More Success – Lesson Planning 101
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UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES

Call for Presenters Texas Career Education Summer Conference 2014
Submission deadline is April 1, 2014
See Call for Presenters for details.

SkillsUSA State Conference
March 27 – 29, 2014
American Bank Center
Corpus Christi, Texas
For more information see: http://www.skillsusatx.org/state-conference/

FCCLA State Leadership Conference: A World of Opportunities
April 10 – 12, 2014
Corpus Christi, Texas
For More information see: http://www.texasfccla.org/State_.html

Career Clusters Institute®
The 12th Annual Career Clusters® Institute: 2014 Achieving Excellence in Career Technical Education Conference will be held at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs, Phoenix, Arizona, June 16 – 18, 2014.
For more information see: http://www.careertech.org/news-events/institute/2014cci/

2014 FCCLA National Leadership Conference
July 6 – 10, 2014
San Antonio, Texas
National Leadership Conference Workshop Presenters Wanted. Submissions are due March 15, 2014.
Chapter members and exhibitors can explore opportunities for personal development, gain ideas for shaping future careers, and discover great ways to use FCCLA national programs in their own chapters. Workshops are presented by FCCLA chapters, partners, and exhibitors, and may include topics such as Family and Consumer Sciences careers, nutrition and healthy lifestyles, global perspectives, and much more. Help shape the 2014 FCCLA National Leadership Conference by submitting your workshop ideas today!
For more information see: http://www.fcclainc.org/content/2014-national-leadership-conference/

Texas Career Education Summer Conference 2014
July 14 – 17, 2014
Westin Galleria Hotel – Houston, Texas
For more information: http://www.tcecconference.com/summer

TIVA 2014 Summer Professional Development
July 14 – 18, 2014
Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas, Irving
For more information: http://tiva.org/now/conference/summer-conference/

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