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
http://www.achievetexas.org/Education.htm

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

Education and Training : News & Updates

National College Application Month

“During National College Application Month, we come together to encourage all students to take control of their own destiny by applying to continue their education beyond high school and to let them know that...

Read More

TED Talk – Every Kid Needs a Champion – SIRDC Lesson: History of American Education

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, “They don’t pay me to like the kids.” Her response: “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.’” A rousing call to...

Read More
, The Wall Street Journal – Wanted: More Home Economics

The Wall Street Journal – Wanted: More Home Economics

The idea of high-school home-economics courses seems outdated to some, but experts, including the first lady, are emphasizing the need for students to learn the skills taught in home ec. One of the major...

Read More
, National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-10, 2014

National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-10, 2014

Help your students show appreciation for their teachers by using the following resources: How to Thank a Teacher Resource Guide Ideas and tips for thanking your favorite teachers, principals, coaches, librarians and others helping...

Read More
, Global Youth Service Day April 11-13, 2014

Global Youth Service Day April 11-13, 2014

This day celebrates the millions of young people who improve their communities each day of the year. As the largest service event in the world, Global Youth Service Day is the only day of...

Read More
, House Bill 5 and Graduation Requirements

House Bill 5 and Graduation Requirements

The State Board of Education (SBOE) adopted new rules for the Foundation High School Program on January 31, 2014. To view the new rules, click on the link below: HB5 Foundation overview 0214 For...

Read More
, PortfolioGen

PortfolioGen

Portfoliogen is an absolutely FREE online service for students to create their own customized portfolio website. Students will get their own URL web address allowing them to share their portfolios online. PortfolioGen

Read More
, The 2014 – 15 Occupational Outlook Handbook is now available

The 2014 – 15 Occupational Outlook Handbook is now available

The 2014 – 15 Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) was released January 8, 2014 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The OOH reflects BLS employment projections for the 2012 – 22 decade and...

Read More

Readability

Readability is a free simple tool that makes reading on the web more enjoyable by removing the clutter around what an individual is reading. Readability allows the user to customize the display of information...

Read More

Compare College TX

Welcome to Compare College TX—an interactive, mobile-friendly web tool designed to help users learn more about Texas public universities and community colleges. Start exploring by selecting 2 or 4 year schools, and use the...

Read More