March 2015 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
Counseling and Mental Health
Helping Clients: Treatment Options for Drug Dependency
The Marketing Plan for Business Success
Dining Experiences in Hospitality
Instructional Practices in Education and Training
Core Characteristics and Abilities of an Effective Teacher
Practicum in Culinary Arts
Managing Your Paycheck
Practicum in Education and Training
Integrating Technology in the Classroom
Practicum in Hospitality Services
Managing Your Paycheck
Principles of Education and Training
Preparing for YOUR FUTURE!
Marketing Strategies for Your Restaurant
Principles of Human Services
Selection and Care of Clothing: Part I
ONLINE TEACHER COURSES
Congratulations Chef Tonya Tivis, Denton ISD, for having passed 10 SIRDC Online Teacher Courses!
“I have thoroughly enjoyed being able to take the online courses. They allow me the flexibility to go through the curriculum and take the quiz during my free time. The courses are very applicable and have broadened my knowledge base tremendously.” – Chef Tivis
TEKS RECOMMENDATION UPDATE
Education and Training, Hospitality and Tourism and Human Services Career Cluster Courses:
Send Public comments to TEKS@tea.texas.gov
April 15 – 17, 2015 – Public hearing; second reading and final adoption
2017 – 2018 – Expected TEKS implementation
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCES
Listed below are professional development conferences and workshops you may be interested in attending.
2015 FCSTAT Professional Development Conference
July 27 – 31, 2015
2015 TIVA Summer Professional Development Conference
Omni Houston by the Galleria
July 13 – 17, 2015
2015 TCEC Summer Conference
JULY 20 – 23, 2015
Fort Worth Convention Center
Fort Worth, Texas
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