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​Career Cluster Technologies introduces students in Grades 7 and 8 to foundational knowledge and processes needed to increase their level of technological literacy. This course is aligned with the International Technology Education Association’s Standards for Technological Literacy and introduces students to the sixteen career clusters and the pathways associated with each. Students gain knowledge and skills in the application, design, production, and assessment of products, services, and systems in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, the engineering design process, medical, agriscience, energy and power, communications, transportation, manufacturing, and construction technologies.

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Career Readiness Indicators are credentials/certifications available to all students enrolled in a program where career and technical skill proficiencies are aligned with industry-recognized standards
Link to WFD CRI page.aspx
CRICredentialing Indicatorshttp://www.alsde.edu/sec/wfd/Pages/credentialing-all.aspx
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State Board of Education approved standards describing the minimal instructional content of the career and technical education programs and related courses.
Link to CTE COS, STEM tab.aspx
COSCTE COShttp://testwww.alsde.edu/sec/cte/Pages/ctecos-all.aspx?tab=STEM
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State adopted textbooks for CTE 2010-2016 including CTE Comprehensive and CTE Supplementary.
Link to Textbooks page, CTE tab.aspx
TextbooksCTE Textbookshttp://www.alsde.edu/sec/sct/Pages/textbooksbysubject-all.aspx?tab=Career and Technical Education
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Required equipment for each program and/or course.
Link to Equipment List page, STEM tab.aspx
Equipment ListsEquipment List/sec/cte/Pages/equipmentlist-all.aspx?tab=STEM
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Business and Industry Certification validates that programs comply with and maintain quality standards as agreed upon by business and industry, education professionals, and the Department.
Link to BIC page, General Review tab.aspx
BICGeneral Review /sec/cte/Pages/bic-all.aspx?tab=General Review
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Plans of Instruction are units of instruction in a CTE course providing teachers with suggestions for lesson plans.
Link to POI page, STEM tab.aspx
POIPlans of Instruction (POI)http://testwww.alsde.edu/sec/cte/Pages/poi-all.aspx?tab=STEM
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Frequently Asked Questions related to this program.
Link to FAQs, Career Cluster Tech tab.aspx
FAQsProgram FAQshttp://testwww.alsde.edu/sec/cte/Pages/stemfaqs-all.aspx?tab=Career Cluster Technologies
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A listing of courses, subject codes, credentials, and career opportunities within the cluster and program area
Link to Program Guide page,STEM tab.aspx
Program GuideProgram Guidehttp://testwww.alsde.edu/sec/cte/Pages/programgrids-all.aspx?tab=STEM
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Student Organizations function as an integral part of the CTE instructional program with state and national affiliation providing support for skill attainment and leadership development.
Link to SO page, TSA tab.aspx
Student OrganizationTSA/sec/cte/Pages/studentorgs-all.aspx?tab=TSA