Careers in planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services
ATC gives high school students a chance to receive credit at participating community colleges across Texas for taking high school technical courses. Approved courses and their college equivalent are listed in the ATC Course Crosswalk. The participating colleges have agreed to offer students credit for these courses, …
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Students today are interested in careers in law enforcement, forensics, homeland security, law, investigations, corrections and dispatching, to name just a few. The Law, Public Safety, Correction and Security Cluster has all this and more! Whether you are a new teacher or one who has been teaching for years, this cluster page is for you. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the forecast for the homeland security industry is growth from $40 billion in 2004 to $180 billion in 2015. Since many of the personnel for homeland security positions are recruited from existing cluster occupations, the result will be an increasing growth in jobs. With new certifications and skills being discovered every day to better prepare students for these jobs, this is the place to come to find the material you need to be the best teacher that you can be, regardless of which Law, Public Safety, Corrections or Security course you are teaching.
There are five pathways under the Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Cluster:
- Legal Services
- Law Enforcement Services
- Security and Protective Services
- Emergency and Fire Management Services
- Correction Services
Accommodations for Learning Differences
It is important that lessons accommodate the needs of every learner. Each of the lessons included in this cluster may be modified to accommodate your students with learning differences by referencing the following files also found on the Special Populations page of this web site. Select the links below for access to these files.
Special thanks to curriculum contributors:
- Cindy Greenleaf
- Reginaldo Olivares
- Jose Olivas
- Matthew Shomer