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. 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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  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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 critical thinking and scientific problem solving. Food Science is the study of the nature of foods, the causes of deterioration in food products,...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. Pre-Planning for Safety in CTE Lab Settings -Using a Prior Walk-Through

    • Resource ID: 15691
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Safety in CTE Lab settings is paramount and an important concern for all teachers. In this video Jeff Eichman of ESC 6 provides you with tools on how to pre-plan for safety and create a learning environment that reduces hazards.
  11. CLI Engage

    • Resource ID: ET-CLI
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    CLI Engage provides a comprehensive, integrated resources suite that connects professional development (online courses) to classroom implementation (activity collections) and highly targeted data collection and planning (child progress monitoring and teacher observation and goal-setting). Visit...
  12. Lesson Plan: Investigating STEM Cluster Careers

    • Resource ID: 14590
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will explore career opportunities within the STEM Career Cluster.  
  13. Lesson Plan: Making Resumes

    • Resource ID: 6654
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    This introductory lesson for Career Preparation I in the Career Development cluster is a general lesson in developing a resume.  This lesson can be used for the Career Preparation course or for any CTE course to help students develop this important skill.  
  14. Lesson Plan: Resume Writing for Teens

    • Resource ID: 20173
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will develop a resume, write business correspondence, complete a sample job application, and explain the protocol for selecting and using appropriate references for job applications.
  15. Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Sign Me Up!

    • Resource ID: 20174
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will investigate the importance of  participation in curricular and extracurricular  activities in college and career preparation.
  16. Lesson Plan: College and Career Readiness - The Adventure Starts Here!

    • Resource ID: 20176
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will investigate the skills needed in one or more of the 16 career clusters and identify those as academic skills taught in middle school.  Students will relate those academic skills to their personal career goals and understand the importance of career preparation in...
  17. Lesson Plan: Identity Theft and Credit Safety

    • Resource ID: 20034
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate an understanding of financial management and discuss the impact of identify theft on credit.
  18. Lesson Plan: Credit Scores and Your Financial Future

    • Resource ID: 20035
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will understand and determine actions to obtain and keep good credit scores. Students will apply these skills to their financial future.
  19. Lesson Plan: Suggested Career Cluster Activities

    • Resource ID: 19942
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will identify the various career opportunities and pathways within one or more career clusters. Students will also research and explore careers of personal interest, including academic, certification, and technical skill requirements.
  20. Lesson Plan: Can You Lend a Helping Hand?

    • Resource ID: 20037
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will recognize the value of service learning by identifying, planning, and implementing service learning activities with other students and community partners to address local and global issues. Students will also use technology to research service learning projects and...