| AVID I–IV|
Avid Center, www.avidonline.org
The AVID elective class provides academic and social support for students entering rigorous coursework for the first time in their educational career. AVID I–IV provides schools a mechanism for elevating previously middle performing students up to completion of at least the Recommended High School Program.
Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program
Intercultural Development Research Association, www.idra.org
The primary goal of this cross-age tutoring course is dropout prevention. The curriculum prepares secondary school students to tutor elementary students.
Database Fundamentals (Oracle)
Students will learn how to transform business requirements into an operational database utilizing a top-down, systematic approach. This course covers the concepts of both relational and object-relational databases.
Database Programming (Oracle)
Students will be introduced to the PL/SQL Programming language. PL/SQL is the procedural language extension to SQL and is Oracle Corporation's standard data access language for relational databases.
Engineering: The Digital Future
The Infinity Project, email@example.com
This course focuses on the fundamentals of modern engineering and technology in the information and communications age. To generate and maintain students and faculty interest, engineering and design examples are drawn from wireless and telecommunications, the Internet, electronic music, and other multimedia technologies popular in today's culture.
Foundations of Intensive Language Acquisition and Support (FILAS)
ESC Region 1, Amy Mares (firstname.lastname@example.org);
This one-credit course replaces English for Newcomers A. It is designed for recent immigrant and/or recently arrived English language learners (ELLs) who are unschooled or have limited schooling. This course will assist students to become proficient in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English. It prepares students to succeed in the American public school system.
Internetworking Technologies (Cisco) I–II
ESC Region XI, Gay Berryman, email@example.com
Cisco I is an introduction to Home and Small Office Networking. Cisco II provides student with skills to network a small to medium business or and Internet Service Provider (ISP).
This course is a curriculum based, peer mediation program offering selected middle and high school students the opportunity to work in a field experience practicum where they become trained mediators for their peers on their own campus or on feeder school campuses.
Peer Assistance and Leadership (PAL) I–II
Worker's Assistance Program, Inc. www.wapeap.com
Peer Assistance and Leadership courses utilize the potential of youth to make a difference in their lives, schools and communities. PAL® nurtures and builds capacities to help youth develop protective factors, helping them to achieve school and social successes which lead to a productive life.
Peers Accepting Learning & Sharing I–II
Prevention Education Associates, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Peers Accepting Learning and Sharing–Peer Assistance course is intended to provide a field experience for young people who are potentially interested in careers in education and related helping professions.
Department of State Health Services, www.dshs.state.tx.us
The three central goals of this course are to increase students' academic performance, decrease students' drug involvement, and decrease suicide risk among students.
Script your Life for Leadership
Script your Life, email@example.com
This class, designed to increase high school graduation rates, is in the Postmodern tradition and is based on Social Construction theory. It makes use of metaphors as a non-threatening catalyst for change.
American Youthworks, www.americanyouthworks.org
Service Learning is a course through which students participate in meaningful community service projects.
Sports Medicine I–II
Texas State Athletic Trainer's Association (TSATA), www.tsata.com
This course provides an opportunity for the study and application of the components of sports medicine. Sports Medicine II involves outside-of-class time homework and time required working with athletes and athletic teams.
StrengthBank: A Relationship Initiative
StrengthBank Inc., firstname.lastname@example.org
StrengthBank® tier of courses develops proficiency in relationships by promoting the discovery, and directional prowess from each student's inborn, unique bank of strengths and its accompanying physical, mental, and relational equipment for a productive life and/or career.
Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP), www.tassp.org
This course provides an opportunity to study, practice, and develop group and individual leadership and organizational skills. These skills include the structure of leadership, organization and managerial skills, citizenship, goal setting, group processes, and communication.
The Flippen Group www.flippengroup.com
Teen Leadership is a course in which students develop leadership, professional, and business skills. They learn to develop a healthy self-concept, healthy relationships, and learn to understand the concept of personal responsibility.