1. Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The goal of this course is for the student understands arts, audio/video technology, and communications systems. Within this context, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the various and multifaceted career opportunities in this cluster and the knowledge, skills, and...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Lesson Plan: Portfolios in Graphic Design

    • Resource ID: 10760
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will create a professional portfolio for career in Graphic Design and Illustration to understand the importance of a professional presentation during an interview.
  5. Lesson Plan: History of Printing and Imaging

    • Resource ID: 10769
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research the history of printing and imaging and analyze the evolution of this field and its historical impact on society.
  6. 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. 
  7. Lesson Plan: Career Exploration in Photography

    • Resource ID: 10702
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson helps students explore various careers in Photography. Upon completion of this lesson, the student will investigate O*NET to prepare for a future career.
  8. Lesson Plan: Leadership in Graphic Design and Illustration

    • Resource ID: 10744
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify and develop leadership skills to prepare them for a career in Graphic Arts Design and Illustration.
  9. Lesson Plan: Career Pathways in Printing and Imaging

    • Resource ID: 10783
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Practicum students are given insight into career pathways and clusters and spend time researching opportunities and examining their own interests for the future. 
  10. Lesson Plan: Graphic Design Management and Interpersonal Skills

    • Resource ID: 10747
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this Practicum lesson, students will participate in an interactive group to design a mock business venture in the Graphic Arts and Communication Industry.
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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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  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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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  20. Commercial Photography I Lab

    • 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. Districts are...