This is information from TEA concerning our new Lab TEKS that I received yesterday. They have been approved and are ready to be implemented into your cosmetology programs. If you use these Lab Teks and do not change your teaching plan, you do not have to submit your curriculum to TDLR.
I am pleased to inform you that Cosmetology I Lab and Cosmetology II Lab have been approved for use as an innovative courses beginning with 2017-2018 school year. We appreciate the hard work that you contributed toward the creation of this course. The course will remain in effect until the next revision of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skill (TEKS) for career and technical education or until the State Board of Education (SBOE) adopts rules for equivalent courses.
The TEKS will remain in effect until the next revision of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skill (TEKS) for career and technical education or until the State Board of Education (SBOE) adopts rules for equivalent courses.
Award of Credit
These courses have been approved for one credit each. Please note that innovative courses may fulfill state graduation elective credit only and are not approved to substitute for any other state graduation requirements.
The PEIMS course code will be requested soon and will be available in March 1 publication of the PEIMS code table. This information will also be available in currently approved list of courses for 2017-2018 on the Innovative Courses page.