New SIRDC Lessons – September 2014

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

Food Science
Investigating Food Science Professionals

Hospitality Services
Be Our Guest! Customer Service Skills

Interpersonal Studies
Managing Multiple Roles

Principles of Human Services
Entrepreneurial Opportunities Design Project

CONTENT BRIEFS

Content Briefs have been written by post secondary instructors for your use. They consist of up-to-date information on current topics you can incorporate into your Education and Training, Hospitality and Tourism and Human Services cluster courses. Content Briefs

INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES

Dont’ forget to browse through SIRDC’s Instructional Strategies resource pages. Here you will find a variety of graphic organizers, templates, video clips, TED Talks, and other ideas to supplement your lessons, Instructional Strategies

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.

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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