July 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

Culinary Arts

Successful Culinary Lab Management Guidelines

Hospitality Services

Leaving on a Jet Plane

Take a Byte: Technology in the Hospitality Services Industry (focus on hotel industry)

Practicum in Human Services

A Look at Workplace Ethics in the Human Services Industry

Business Economics in the Human Services Industry

Business Procedures, Equipment and Technology

Creating an Effective Work Environment

Professional and Industrial Organizations in the Human Services Career Cluster

Technology Skills and the Workplace

Restaurant Management

Math + Science = Quality Food

Travel and Tourism Management

Crunching Numbers: Budgeting and Forecasting

Here, There, Everywhere: The Geography of Travel

NEWTEACHER ONLINE COURSE

Science in Hospitality and Tourism Online Course

Congratulations to Christi Crowe from Tioga ISD for successfully completing ten online courses!

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“Thank you to SIRDC! As I begin my second year of teaching FCS, the resources and lessons on your website have been an invaluable tool to the success of our program!” – Christi Crowe

UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCES

Listed below are professional development conferences and workshops you may be interested in attending.

New CTE Teacher Conference

Austin, Texas at Hilton Austin Airport Hotel

October 5 – October 7, 2015

http://cte.tamucc.edu/new-teachers/ntc-register/

National Career Pathways Network Annual Conference

Dallas, Texas at Sheraton Dallas

October 28 – October 30, 2015

http://www.ncpn.info/2015-ncpn-conf.php

HEAT Conference

Austin, Texas at Westin Austin at Domain

November 15 – November 17, 2015

http://www.texashospitalityedu.org/conferences/

ACTE TechVision Conference

New Orleans, LA at Ernest N. Memorial Convention Center

November 19 – November 22, 2015

http://www.careertechvision.com/

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Online Work-Based Learning Course Now Available

Online training for CTE work-based learning that meets the requirements of the Texas Teacher Assignment Rules (TAC 19, Part 2, §231) for Career Preparation and practicum teachers is now available. It can be accessed free of charge at: http://www.TEAWBLTraining.org

The training takes approximately 10 hours to complete and is divided into 12 sections covering laws, rules, and procedures related to work-based learning and safety. For additional information or assistance, email CTE@tamucc.edu.

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