1. Professional Communications

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Professional Communications blends written, oral, and graphic communication in a career-based environment. Careers in the global economy require individuals to be creative and have a strong background in computer and technology applications, a strong and solid academic foundation, and a...
  2. Lesson Plan: Making Resumes

    • Resource ID: 6654
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    This introductory lesson for Career Preparation I in the Career Development cluster is a general lesson in developing a resume.  This lesson can be used for the Career Preparation course or for any CTE course to help students develop this important skill.  
  3. Lesson Plan: Identity Theft and Credit Safety

    • Resource ID: 20034
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate an understanding of financial management and discuss the impact of identify theft on credit.
  4. Lesson Plan: Credit Scores and Your Financial Future

    • Resource ID: 20035
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will understand and determine actions to obtain and keep good credit scores. Students will apply these skills to their financial future.
  5. Lesson Plan: Success in Professional Careers

    • Resource ID: 20040
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will describe characteristics required for personal and professional success.
  6. Lesson Plan: Where Do I Fit In?

    • Resource ID: 20042
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and college and career planning.
  7. Lesson Plan: It's My Life

    • Resource ID: 20043
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and college and career planning.
  8. College and Career Readiness

    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    The career development process is unique to every person and evolves throughout one's life. Students will use decision-making and problem-solving skills for college and career planning. Students will explore valid, reliable educational and career information to learn more about themselves...
  9. New Teacher Checklist

    • Resource ID: TeacherChecklist
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This checklist is designed to guide a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher as the teacher plans for a successful school year. It is a general list of activities that a new teacher might need to plan for and be aware of. This list is not intended to be an all-inclusive or required...
  10. CTE Acronym/Terms

    • Resource ID: Ressource Terms
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The purpose of this document is to provide a list of common terms used in Career and Technical Education (CTE) education. Several new CTE teachers come from industry into the classroom, and may not yet be familiar with terms used in CTE classroom or laboratory settings. While this document is...
  11. Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA08
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications cluster specifically. 
  12. Printing and Imaging Technology I

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Careers in printing span all aspects of the industry, including pre-press, press, and finishing and bindery operations. In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be...
  13. Audio/Video Production I

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on pre-production, production, post-production audio, and...
  14. Animation I

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the history and techniques of the animation industry.
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  15. Animation II

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to create two-and three-dimensional animations. The instruction also assists students seeking careers in the animation...
  16. Animation II Lab

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to create two-and three-dimensional animations. The instruction also assists students seeking careers in the animation...
  17. Audio/Video Production I Lab

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on pre-production, production, and post-production audio and...
  18. Audio/Video Production II

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Building upon the concepts taught in Audio/Video Production, in addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of the industry with...
  19. Audio/Video Production II Lab

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Building upon the concepts taught in Audio/Video Production, in addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of the industry with...
  20. Commercial Photography I

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In addition to developing knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the commercial photography industry with a focus on creating quality photographs.
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