1. Firefighter I

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Firefighter I introduces students to firefighter safety and development. Students will analyze Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protective equipment, and the principles of fire safety.
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  2. Firefighter II

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Firefighter II is the second course in a series for students studying firefighter safety and development. Students will understand Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protective equipment, and the principles of...
  3. Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    The practicum course is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills in law, public safety, corrections, and security. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience. Students...
  4. Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security introduces students to professions in law enforcement, protective services, corrections, firefighting, and emergency management services. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private...
  5. Lesson Plan: Law - Principles of Making Laws

    • Resource ID: 13706
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about the Bill of Rights, elements of a crime, classification of crimes, and procedures for enacting laws. Students will discuss breaking the law and the elements of arrest, research types of crimes and present to the class. 
  6. Lesson Plan: Public Safety Professionals Roles and Responsibilities

    • Resource ID: 13708
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the roles of the public safety professionals, and identify the education and training required for various levels of law enforcement careers.
  7. Lesson Plan: Fire Department Communications

    • Resource ID: 13737
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss fire department communications, fill out incident reports, simulate E-9-1-1 calls, practice using portable radios, and simulate radio traffic.
  8. Lesson Plan: Roles and Functions of the Correctional System

    • Resource ID: 13726
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the roles, functions, and importance of the correctional system on society. In addition, students will understand the differences between the types of correctional systems.
  9. Lesson Plan: Safety with Hazardous Materials in the Workplace

    • Resource ID: 13743
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lessons, students will explore safety and handling of hazardous materials. Students will research common health and safety concerns in an LPSCS workplace and develop solutions for these concerns.
  10. Lesson Plan: The Role of Emergency Medical Services

    • Resource ID: 13733
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson students will explore the roles of EMS and how these roles have changed over time. Students will conduct a mock crisis scenario, listen to a EMS Professional Guest Speaker, and research important moments in EMS History.
  11. Lesson Plan: Health and Safety in LPSCS Careers

    • Resource ID: 13741
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss dangers for individuals employed in LPSCS, and how to manage wellness and stress levels. 
  12. Lesson Plan: Introduction to the Levels and Functions of Criminal Courts

    • Resource ID: 13720
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will conduct research on the levels and functions of city, county, and state level courts.
  13. Lesson Plan: Common Problems in Law Enforcement

    • Resource ID: 13716
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson focuses on the most common problems that occur in law enforcement including electronic crimes, hate crimes, and human trafficking. 
  14. Lesson Plan: Interagency Partnerships

    • Resource ID: 13739
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss collaboration between agencies in the criminal justice system. Students will also complete a scenario-based activity, in which they will work together to form a collaborative solution to a problem.
  15. Lesson Plan: The Importance of Communications in Fire Management

    • Resource ID: 13468
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Fire department communications and their effectiveness are vital factors in the success or failure of fire service operations. Employees of a communications center need to have proper speech and radio etiquette, understand the importance of concise written communication, be well-versed in the...
  16. Lesson Plan: Fire Technology Education and the Firefighter Selection Process

    • Resource ID: 13470
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to explore the process of preparing for a fire service career by going through a mock hiring process and researching requirements.
  17. Lesson Plan: Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Types and Uses

    • Resource ID: 13476
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the about the Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) used by firefighters. Students will also demonstrate and describe the "operational check" of a SCBA and a PASS device.
  18. Lesson Plan: Donning and Doffing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

    • Resource ID: 13480
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to learn methods for donning and doffing the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and to demonstrate how to don the SCBA.
  19. Lesson Plan: Physical States of Matter and the Combustion Process

    • Resource ID: 13506
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the physical states of matter of fuels, and complete a situational awareness exercise in which they will demonstrate and discuss the methods of fire control/attack.
  20. Lesson Plan: Fire Behavior

    • Resource ID: 13508
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to properly demonstrate how to check a door for heat and how to check the heat level in a room. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to assess characteristics of fires and determine potential safety issues in videos.