August 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

Culinary Arts
Back to the Future – An Introduction to Sustainability in Food Service
Where Shall We Eat? Culinary Dining Concepts (lesson content applicable to other courses)

Cosmetology I
Advanced Clipper Cutting for Men

Cosmetology II
Ethical Standards in Cosmetology

Family and Community Services
Follow the Leader

Hotel Management
In the Balance

Instructional Practices in Education and Training
How to Teach Texas Style

Human Growth and Development
A Look at Theories: Part I (revised 8/14)
A Look at Theories: Part II (revised 8/14)

Introduction to Cosmetology
Ethics and the Work Environment

Practicum in Culinary Arts
Back to the Future – An Introduction to Sustainability in Food Service
Where Shall We Eat? Culinary Dining Concepts (lesson content applicable to other courses)

Practicum in Education and Training
Philosophy of Education

Principles of Education and Training
History of American Education
Mapping the Road to a Career in Education

Principles of Human Services
Today’s Families

Restaurant Management
Back to the Future – An Introduction to Sustainability in Food Service
Where Shall We Eat? Culinary Dining Concepts (lesson content applicable to other courses)

SIRDC NEWS

FDA/NSTA Professional Development – Cynthia Moreno, SIRDC Curriculum Specialist, took part in a Food Science training this summer in Washington, D.C. on how to use the FDA’s Science and Our Food Supply curriculum in the classroom to educate teachers and students about critical food safety issues. See press release (link) for more details and how to apply for next summer.
See PRESS RELEASE.

INFORMATION ON HB 5

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

INFORMATION ON CTE TEKS REVIEW

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

UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES

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

Show Me the Moolah! Economics Summit
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
September 26, 2014
For more information see attached flyer: Show Me the Moolah!
or contact shepherdn@sfasu.edu

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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