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Brittny D. Price
Ms. Price is a Houston, Texas native. After high school, Ms. Price went on to Lamar University to pursue a degree in Family and Consumer Science. After graduation, Ms. Price began a career with the Texas Department of Child and Protective Services, where she served for 6 years as a caseworker, in the conservatorship department and adoption. Although Ms. Price's career was filled with helping children find forever homes each day, it just wasn't enough. Ms. Price felt as if her talents weren't useful to the children on her very high caseloads. She ran into her high school economics teacher one day and she told her that she was about to retire and she thought she would be a great candidate for her position. Before that day, she'd never even though about teaching! With her teacher being a huge influence on her life, she started to consider. The following week, She had lunch with another one of her high school teachers and she confirmed that she should be using her gifts.
Ms. Price is now at Nimitz 9th grade school and because she loves what she does and loves what she teaches, she enjoys each and everyday being at work!
Course Description: Principles of Human Services
This laboratory course will enable students to investigate careers in the human services career cluster including counseling and mental health, early childhood development, family and community, and personal care services. Each student is expected to complete the knowledge and skills essential for success in high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand human services careers. Students are encouraged to participate in extended learning experiences such as career and technical student organizations and other leadership or extracurricular organizations.
Course Description: Principles of Hospitality and Tourism
This laboratory course will enable students to investigate careers in the hospitality and Tourism career cluster. Hospitality and Tourism industry encompasses lodging, travel, and tourism; recreation, amusement, attractions, and resorts; and restaurants and food beverage service. The hospitality and tourism industry maintains the largest national employment base in the private sector. Students use knowledge and skills that meet industry standards to function effectively in various positions within this multifaceted industry. Each student is expected to complete the knowledge and skills essential for success in high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand Hospitality and Tourism careers.
Course Description: Principles of Education and Training
Principles of Education and Training is designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the education and training career cluster. Students use self-knowledge and educational and career information to analyze various careers within the education and training career cluster. Students will also gain an understanding of the basic knowledge and skills essential to careers within the education and training career cluster. Students will develop a graduation plan that leads to a specific career choice in the student’s interest area.