I World of Hospitality

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. What is hospitality? B. Role of travel C. Trends: past, present and future

  • (1) The student gains additional academic knowledge and skills required to pursue the full range of career and postsecondary educational opportunities within the hospitality services industry.
    • (A) apply advanced reading, writing, and mathematical skills necessary to perform job tasks in the hospitality industry
    • (B) explain the effects that supply and demand have on the hospitality industry

Resources:

  • Hospitality Services, High School Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Hospitality Services Curriculum Guide, Reference Book, Student Activity, and Tests, Curriculum Center for FCS, 2003 – Ch. 2-3
  • Hospitality Services: Food and Lodging, Goodheart-Willcox Company, 2004 – Ch. 1, 3
  • Hospitality Net http://www.hospitalitynet.org/index.html
  • U.S. Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration http://www.doleta.gov/brg/Indprof/Hospitality.cfm
  • AchieveTexas
    A college and career initiative designed to help students (and their parents) make wise education choices. It is based on the belief that the curricula of the 21st century should combine rigorous academics and relevant career education. http://www.achievetexas.org/in
  • Learning that Works for America CTE
    Sponsored by The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc). Aims to support an innovative CTE system that prepares individuals to succeed in education and their careers.
    http://www.careertech.org/career-clusters/glance/at-a-glance.html
  • Texas Education Agency
    Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. The mission of the Texas Education Agency is to provide leadership, guidance and resources to help schools meet the educational needs of all students. http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter130/index.html

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