July 2014 SIRDC Newsletter


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.


Cosmetology I
Ethical Standards in Cosmetology

Education and Training (TEKS to more than one cluster course)
The Art of Planning a Lesson
Teaching to All Learners

Family and Community Services
Count Me In

Counseling and Mental Health
Can’t We All Just Get Along? Conflict Resolution Strategies

Hotel Management
Let’s Talk It Over – Telecommunication

Hospitality Services
Let’s Work It Out – Applying Conflict Resolution Skills

Interpersonal Studies
Components of a Strong Family Unit


The latest information on HB 5 can be found at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=25769806149


The latest information on the CTE TEKS Review Committees can be found at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=25769807883


Listed below are professional conferences and workshops you may be interested in attending.
“*” indicates that SIRDC will have a session.

New Career and Technical Education Teacher Conference*
The 2014 New Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher Conference will be held in Austin, Texas at the Hilton Austin Airport Hotel on October 6 – October 8. Attendance is by application only. No registrations will be taken at the conference.
For more information: http://cte.tamucc.edu/new-teachers/ntc-register/

Career and Technical Education Leadership Academy
Hilton Austin Airport Hotel, Austin, Texas
October 8 – 10, 2014
For more information: http://cte.tamucc.edu/cte-leadership-academy/

CTE School Counselor Academy
Hilton Austin Airport Hotel, Austin, Texas
October 8 – 10, 2014
For more information: http://cte.tamucc.edu/counselor-academy/

53rd Annual Council for Economic Education (CEE) National Conference
Dallas, Texas
October 9 – 11, 2014
For more information: tcee@economicstexas.org

2014 National Career Pathways Network Conference*
Orlando, Florida
October 12 – 14, 2014
For more information: http://www.ncpn.info/2014-ncpn-conf.php

Hospitality Educators Association of Texas 19th Annual Conference
Hotel Contessa, San Antonio, Texas
November 16 – 18, 2014
For more information: http://www.texashospitalityedu.org/conferences/

ACTE CareerTech VISION 2014
Gaylord Opryland, Nashville, Tennessee
November 19 – 22, 2014
For more information: https://www.acteonline.org/eventcalendar.aspx?id=5637

TIVA 2015 Midwinter Professional Development Conference
Omni Colonnade Hotel, San Antonio, Texas
January 15 – 17, 2015
For more information: http://tiva.org/now/conference/midwinter-conference/?doing_wp_cron=1407837252

FCSTAT 2015 Midwinter Professional Development Conference
San Antonio, Texas
January 22 – 24, 2015
For more information: http://www.fcstat.org/index.htm

2015 TCEC Winter Conference
Renaissance Austin Hotel, Austin, Texa
February 2 – 4, 2015
For more information: http://www.tcecconference.com/winter

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