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

Culinary Arts
The Marketing Plan for Business Success

Hospitality Services
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!

Restaurant Management
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!

Tivis

“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
Sheraton Hotel
Dallas, Texas
July 27 – 31, 2015
http://www.fcstat.org/

2015 TIVA Summer Professional Development Conference
Omni Houston by the Galleria
July 13 – 17, 2015
http://tiva.org/

2015 TCEC Summer Conference
JULY 20 – 23, 2015
Fort Worth Convention Center
Fort Worth, Texas
http://www.tcecconference.com/summer

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