The Benefits of the FS Prep/ProStart program

  • Curriculum aligned with Texas Education Agency’s current Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
  • Access to instructor curriculum training, educator training and development, and instructor scholarships 
  • Advance access and reduced rates at the TRAEF’s annual teacher professional development conference, Culinary Educators Training Conference (CETC)
  • New! Free TRA Membership! Industry news, current events and information, and exclusive discounts courtesy of the Texas Restaurant Association
  • National program recognition and support from the National Restaurant Association
  • Access to teacher certification 
  • Access to students certification(s) - Student Certificate of Achievement (COA) , Servsafe Certification, TRAEF Certificate of Completion and access to state and national student scholarships
  • Teacher Resources, templates, and online discussion forums (online via teacher’s only website)
  • Texas-based student culinary and restaurant management student competitions. Qualifying students will move on to national competitions for the chance to win scholarships.
  • Qualify to enter in the TRAEF’s teacher excellence award program
  • Local TRA chapter support through local TRA members