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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 C. Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications Career Cluster
Pathway (3) Printing Technologies
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
  • 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.C.(3).1 Demonstrate knowledge of the printing process, including customer service and sales, scheduling, and quality control, to deliver products that meet customer needs and expectations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(3).2 Analyze and summarize output processes, including digital, film, directive plate-making, and cylinders, to build an understanding of delivery of printed products.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(3).3 Examine the finishing and distribution operations related to printing to build an understanding of how to complete the printing process.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Employability and Career Development: Employability skills and career and entrepreneurship opportunities build the capacity for successful careers in a global economy.
9.4.12.C.(3).4 Employ knowledge of basic printing processes to demonstrate readiness for careers in the pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.C.(3).5 Employ processes required for the production of various printed products to build an understanding of print technologies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(3).6 Demonstrate preparation of customer materials for imaging to deliver products that meet customer needs and expectations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(3).7 Analyze image retrieval through refinement, page assembly processes, and typeset and trapping to build an understanding of how to prepare products for printing.