Course Catalog - Teaching & Training

Teaching & Training

Public Service Endorsement

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit


(It is recommended students follow the program of study sequence level 1-4 as outlined by TEA.)

 

Principles of Human Services (9-10) #8450

Students assess the relationship between health and wellness and personal and professional achievement. Students evaluate the effects of crises, stress, and domestic violence on individuals and the family and recognize appropriate responses and management strategies. Students identify the basic needs of children as well as caregiver guidelines that promote safe and healthy child development. Students create meals according to dietary guidelines. Students create written and electronic records of client services for cosmetology, fashion design, and interior design.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Child Development (10-12) #8462 

(Freshman who completed Principles of Human Services in the 8th grade are APPROVED to enroll in this LEVEL 2 course in the 9th grade)

This course addresses child growth and development from prenatal through school-age children. Students use skills to promote the well-being and healthy development of children and investigate careers related to the care and education of children.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Instructional Practices (11-12) #8252

Instructional Practices D (11-12) #8256

The first year of an internship providing students with background knowledge of child and adolescent development as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students plan and direct instruction and activities under the direction of both a teacher with knowledge of early childhood education and educators in direct instructional roles with elementary and middle school-aged students. NISD Volunteer Background Check will be required.

SEM: 2 CR: 2

 

Practicum in Education and Training (12) #8253

The second year of an internship providing advanced knowledge of child and adolescent development as well as effective teaching and training practices. Students work with elementary and middle school-aged students. Students plan and direct instruction and activities, develop and prepare instructional materials, assist with record keeping, and complete other responsibilities of educational professionals and personnel. NISD Volunteer Background Check will be required.

PR: Instructional Practices

SEM: 2 CR: 2

 

Career Preparation I Extended (11-12) #8009

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation is relevant and rigorous, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for college and career success. Must be taken concurrently with Career Preparation II. Students spend one hour in class each day and a minimum of 15 hours on the job each week. Some of the areas of employment include: clothing and home furnishings, child care, food service, hotel and hospitality services.

PR: Successful completion of one or more advanced career and technical education courses that are part of a coherent sequence of courses in a career cluster related to the field in which the student will be employed.

SEM: 2 CR: 3

 

Career Preparation II Extended (12) #8010

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation is relevant and rigorous, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for college and career success. Must be taken concurrently with Career Preparation II. Students spend one hour in class each day and a minimum of 15 hours on the job each week. Some of the areas of employment include: clothing and home furnishings, child care, food service, hotel and hospitality services.

PR: Career Preparation I

SEM: 2 CR: 3