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Content Area: 21st-Century Life and Careers
9.4 Career and Technical Education
ContentArea 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.4 Career and Technical EducationAll students who complete a career and technical education program will acquire academic and technical skills for careers in emerging and established professions that lead to technical skill proficiency, credentials, certificates, licenses, and/or degrees. (For descriptions of the 16 career clusters, see the Career Clusters Table.)
Strand A. Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources Career Cluster
Pathway (1) Food Products and Processing Systems Pathway
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Academic Foundations: Academic concepts lay the foundation for the full range of career and postsecondary education opportunities within the career cluster.
9.4.12.A.(1).1 Examine and conduct food product development and research activities that demonstrate application of food science principles to enhance product quality and appeal.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.A.(1).2 Design procedures and plans that demonstrate application of food processing principles to manage quality control in the food product and processing industry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.A.(1).3 Plan services associated with the preservation and packaging of food and food products to prepare products for distribution.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Safety, Health, and Environment: Implementation of health, safety, and environmental management systems and organizational policies and procedures impacts organizational performance, regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement.
9.4.12.A.(1).4 Identify and apply food processing, handling, and storage factors to demonstrate their potential impact on product quality and safety, including bioterrorism concerns.