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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 E. Education & Training Career Cluster
Pathway (1) Professional Support Services
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking: Critical and creative thinking strategies facilitate innovation and problem-solving independently and in teams.
9.4.12.E.(1).1 Research the success of various resources and support services available in learning organizations and apply this understanding to enhance the learning environment.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.E.(1).2 Evaluate strategies, techniques, and tools used to determine the needs of diverse learners.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(1).3 Identify and describe ways that the needs of learners can be used to enhance learner achievement.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(1).4 Evaluate strategies, techniques, and tools to raise awareness of the needs of diverse learners.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(1).5 Promote learning progress by using planning methods based on learner needs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(1).6 Identify resources and support services in learning organizations to meet learner needs.