Thank you for the resources, I will continue to look at these, however it might not serve my needs. The functionality that they provide is to show or hide the whole ability to use the Template option. But I need it to show/hide only certain options in the list of Templates.
I may not need this solution if I could find a stinking syntax list for the wordpress content editor.. I know that you can use functions from functions.php by enclosing the function name with
 (square brackets) but for the life of me I don't know how to pass it a variable >.<
Where am I not looking?