1. Career and Technical Education (CTE) New Teacher Mentoring Program

    • Resource ID: CTEMentoringProgram
    • Grade Range: N/A
    In December of 2016, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) contracted with Resources for Learning, LLC, (RFL) to launch the Career and Technical Education (CTE) New Teacher Mentoring Program. The CTE New Teacher Mentoring Program offers ongoing mentoring and induction-type professional development,...
  2. Hospitality Services

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Hospitality Services provides students with the academic and technical preparation to pursue high-demand and high-skill careers in hospitality related industries. The knowledge and skills are acquired within a sequential, standards-based program that integrates hands-on and project-based...
  3. Food Science

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Food Science, students conduct laboratory and field investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using...
  4. Advanced Culinary Arts

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Advanced Culinary Arts will extend content and enhance skills introduced in Culinary Arts by in-depth instruction of industry-driven standards to prepare students for success in higher education, certifications, and/or immediate employment.
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  5. Principles of Hospitality and Tourism

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Principles of Hospitality and Tourism introduces students to an industry that encompasses lodging, travel and tourism, recreation, amusements, attractions, and food/beverage operations. Students learn knowledge and skills focusing on communication, time management, and customer service that meet...
  6. Culinary Arts

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Culinary Arts begins with the fundamentals and principles of the art of cooking and the science of baking and includes management and production skills and techniques. Students can pursue a national sanitation certification or other appropriate industry certifications. This course is offered as...
  7. Practicum in Culinary Arts

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Practicum in Culinary Arts is a unique practicum that provides occupationally specific opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with actual business and industry career experiences. Practicum in Culinary Arts integrates academic and...
  8. Practicum in Hospitality Services

    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Practicum in Hospitality Services is a unique practicum experience to provide opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with actual business and industry career experiences. Practicum in Hospitality Services integrates academic and...
  9. Travel and Tourism Management

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Travel and Tourism Management incorporates management principles and procedures of the travel and tourism industry as well as destination geography, airlines, international travel, cruising, travel by rail, lodging, recreation, amusements, attractions, and resorts. Employment qualifications and...
  10. Hotel Management

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Hotel Management focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to pursue staff and management positions available in the hotel industry. This in-depth study of the lodging industry includes departments within a hotel such as front desk, food and beverage, housekeeping, maintenance, human resources...
  11. Introduction to Culinary Arts

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Introduction to Culinary Arts will emphasize the principles of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling the management of a variety of food service operations. The course will provide insight into the operation of a well-run restaurant. Introduction to Culinary Arts will...
  12. Lesson Plan: Building Teamwork - Food Truck Design Project

    • Resource ID: 19764
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be provided with opportunities to explore and practice team building skills during the planning, development and presentation of a Food Truck Project using recycled items. Students will be able to make decisions regarding the name, type of food and a marketing slogan...
  13. Lesson Plan: 21st Century Employability Skills

    • Resource ID: 19757
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to skills needed for today’s job market and prepare them to enter the competitive workforce successfully.
  14. Lesson Plan: Adventures in Travel – Planning a Texas Vacation

    • Resource ID: 19758
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore local and regional tourism in their area, and develop a cost-effective Texas travel itinerary for various scenarios.
  15. Lesson Plan: Customer Service – The Cornerstone of Restaurant Operations

    • Resource ID: 19815
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline solutions and improvements to services that impact the customer.
  16. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Hospitality Services

    • Resource ID: 19827
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Hospitality and Tourism, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  17. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Hotel Management

    • Resource ID: 19828
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Hotel Management, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  18. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Principles of Hospitality and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 19837
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Principles of Hospitality and Tourism, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  19. Lesson Plan: Exploring Careers in Hospitality and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 19841
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore careers in the hospitality and tourism industry and research skills, education, abilities, and work activities for a specific career.
  20. Lesson Plan: The Importance of Customer Service Skills

    • Resource ID: 19922
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the importance of quality customer service by determining ways to provide service that anticipates customers' needs, and creates a successful business in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry.