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Presentation on theme: "16 Career Clusters EXPLORING COLLEGE & CAREERS STANDARD ECC 2.4."— Presentation transcript:


2 The National Career Clusters® Framework  Provides vital structure for organizing & delivering quality CTE programs.  16 career clusters  Representing more than 79 Career Pathways  Pathways – small groups of occupations within a career cluster  Helps students discover their interests & passions  Assists in choosing the educational pathway 

3 CTE (Career & Technical Education)  Prepares students for college & career  Core academic skills  Employability skills  Technical, job specific skills  Wide range of high wage, demand, skill careers  Includes HS, 4 yr. universities, community/tech colleges, career centers  Keeps students engaged, performance is better, graduate at higher rates

4 Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources  The production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fuel, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources  AgricultureFoodandNatResources.pdf AgricultureFoodandNatResources.pdf  Pathways - Food Products and Processing Systems, Plant Systems, Animal Systems

5 Architecture & Construction  Careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.  ArchitectureandConstruction.pdf ArchitectureandConstruction.pdf  Pathways - Design/Pre-Construction, Construction, Maintenance/Operations

6 Arts, A/V Technology & Communications  Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services.  pdf pdf  Pathways - Audio and Video Technology and Film Printing Technology Visual Arts Performing Arts Journalism and Broadcasting Telecommunications

7 Business Management & Administration  Business Management and Administration careers encompass planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Business Management and Administration career opportunities are available in every sector  BusinessMgmtandAdmin.pdf BusinessMgmtandAdmin.pdf  Pathways - General Management, Business Information Management, Human Resources Management, Operations Management, Administrative Support

8 Education & Training  Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.  EdandTraining_0.pdf EdandTraining_0.pdf  Pathways - Administration and Administrative Support, Professional Support Services, Teaching/Training

9 Finance  Planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.   Pathways - Securities & Investments, Business Finance, Banking Services, Insurance

10 Government & Public Administration  Executing governmental functions to include Governance; National Security; Foreign Service; Planning; Revenue and Taxation; Regulation; and Management and Administration at the local, state, and federal levels.  GovtandPubAdmin.pdf GovtandPubAdmin.pdf  Pathways – Governance, National Security, Foreign Service, Planning, Revenue and Taxation, Regulation, Public Management and Administration

11 Health Science  Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.  HealthScience.pdf HealthScience.pdf  Pathways - Therapeutic Services, Diagnostics Services, Health Informatics, Support Services, Biotechnology Research and Development

12 Hospitality & Tourism  Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs.  HumanServices_0.pdf HumanServices_0.pdf  Pathways - Early Childhood Development & Services, Counseling & Mental Health Services, Family & Community Services, Personal Care Services, Consumer Services

13 Human Services  Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs.  HumanServices_0.pdf HumanServices_0.pdf  Pathways - Early Childhood Development & Services, Counseling & Mental Health Services, Family & Community Services, Personal Care Services, Consumer Services

14 Information Technology  Building Linkages in IT Occupations Framework: For Entry Level, Technical, and Professional Careers Related to the Design, Development, Support and Management of Hardware, Software, Multimedia, and Systems Integration Services.   Pathways - Network Systems, Information Support and Services, Web and Digital Communications, Programming and Software Development

15 Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Safety  Planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.  LawPubSafCorrectandSec.pdf LawPubSafCorrectandSec.pdf  Pathways - Correction Services, Emergency and Fire Management Services, Security & Protective Services, Law Enforcement Services, Legal Services

16 Manufacturing  Planning, managing, and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.  Manufacturing.pdf Manufacturing.pdf  Pathways – Production, Manufacturing Production Process Development, Maintenance, Installation & Repair, Quality Assurance, Logistics & Inventory Control, Health, Safety and Environmental Assurance

17 Marketing  Planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.  Marketing.pdf Marketing.pdf  Pathways - Marketing Management, Professional Sales, Merchandising, Marketing Communications, Marketing Research

18 Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics  Planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.   Pathways - Engineering and Technology Science and Math

19 Transportation, Distribution & Logistics  Planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.  TranspoDistrLogistics.pdf TranspoDistrLogistics.pdf  Pathways - Transportation Operations, Logistics Planning and Management Services, Warehousing and Distribution Center Operations, Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance, Transportation Systems/ Infrastructure Planning Management and Regulation, Health Safety and Environmental Management, Sales and Service

20 Career Clusters Interest Survey  If you have not already done so grab the 3 sheets of paper of off the front table.  Follow the directions & complete all three pages.  Once completed open a blank Word document and in a paragraph or two explain if the results of your survey were what you thought they would be.  Staple the sheets together and leave on my desk.  Drop the Word document in my drop box.

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