Education and Training

Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.

The instructional content for this cluster is organized into three career pathways:

  • Administration and Administrative Support
  • Professional Support Services
  • Teaching and Training

Education and Training Programs of Study
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Education and Training TEKS Course Listing

Education and Training : Lesson Plans for Teachers

My Personal Lifestyle, My Career Choice

Planning for our future is much easier when we focus on the type of lifestyle we want to live. The key to living the...

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Introductory Lesson: Principles of Education and Training

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course Principles of Education and Training. Students will identify this...

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Introductory Lesson: Human Growth and Development

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course *Human Growth and Development*. Students will identify this course...

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Introductory Lesson: Practicum in Education and Training

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course Practicum in Education and Training. Students will identify this...

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Introductory Lesson: Instructional Practices in Education and Training

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course Instructional Practices in Education and Training. Students will identify...

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Using Student Assessment Data

Each year thousands of students throughout the state of Texas take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) exam. What do teachers...

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A Look at Qualities of Effective Schools

All schools might need improvement in one area or another, but all schools can be effective regardless of location, socio-economics or parental involvement. Evaluating...

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Career Opportunities in Education and Training

It’s easy to say you want to be a teacher, but often the reality is different from the expectation. Investigating the actuality of an...

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Accepted! College Selection and Admission

Deciding you want to be a teacher and making it a reality are two very different endeavors. Once the decision is made the next...

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Education and Training : Continuing Education Courses for Teachers

Practicum Coordination Handbook Overview Online Course

This self paced online professional development course is designed to familiarize Texas educators with the yearlong practicum courses. The focus is on the Practicum...

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Human Growth and Development Online Course

This self paced online professional development course is designed to familiarize Texas educators with the semester/yearlong, Education and Training cluster course *Human Growth and...

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Instructional Practices in Education and Training Online Course

Instructional Practices in Education and Training is a field-based internship that provides students with information about how children and teens grow and develop with...

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Principles of Education and Training Online Course

This self paced online professional development course is designed to familiarize Texas educators with the Education and Training cluster course *Principles of Education and...

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Practicum in Education and Training Online Course

This self paced online professional development course is designed to familiarize Texas educators with the Education and Training cluster course *Practicum in Education and...

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Education and Training : News & Updates

, Legislative Briefing Book (2015)

Legislative Briefing Book (2015)

After each legislative session, the Texas Education Agency produces a briefing book that describes new laws that impact public education. The following are links to briefing books from recent legislative sessions. For more information,...

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, Get the Math

Get the Math

Get the Math is designed to help students understand real-world applications of Algebra I. Interrelated video segments and interactive tools support student learning of algebraic concepts related to music, fashion, video games, restaurants, basketball,...

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, By the Numbers: Students with Disabilities

By the Numbers: Students with Disabilities

See how many K-12 students there are with certain specific disabilities, and how many of those students drop out or graduate with a regular high school diploma. For more information, visit: By the Numbers:...

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Teaching Strategies: The 16 Habits of Mind

Teaching strategies for educators to promote strategic reasoning, insightfulness, perseverance, creativity and craftsmanship. For more information, visit: Teaching Strategies: The 16 Habits of Mind

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, Teacher Appreciation Week – May 4 – 8, 2015

Teacher Appreciation Week – May 4 – 8, 2015

Since 1984, National PTA has designated the first week in May as a special time to honor the men and women who lend their passion and skills to educating our children. Teachers play a...

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15 Books That Will Make You a Better Teacher

These books are mostly written by teachers for teachers. They range form the latest research on students, teachers talking about overcoming inequality to help students learn, and great techniques every teacher can use in...

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, National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week 2015, “Celebrate School Counseling,” will be celebrated from Feb. 2-6, 2015, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors within U.S. school systems. National School Counseling...

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, NCES Kids’ Zone: Learning with NCES

NCES Kids’ Zone: Learning with NCES

The NCES Kids’ Zone provides information to help you learn about schools; decide on a college; find a public library; engage in several games, quizzes and skill building about math, probability, graphing and mathematicians;...

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, January is National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month

Created in 2002 by the Harvard School of Public Health and MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, National Mentoring Month focuses national attention on the need for mentors, as well as how each of us—individuals,...

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, Improving Teacher Preparation: Building on Innovation

Improving Teacher Preparation: Building on Innovation

The U. S. Department of Education states that students learn more from effective teachers. High-quality teacher preparation matters. Providing all children in America with the opportunity for a world-class education is critical for their...

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