III Career Cluster Project

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Research

  • (1) The student explores personal interests and aptitudes as they relate to education and career planning.
    • (B) explore the career clusters as defined by the U.S. Department of Education
    • (C) summarize the career opportunities in a cluster of personal interest
    • (D) research current and emerging fields related to personal interest
    • (G) research educational options and requirements using appropriate technology
  • (2) The student analyzes personal interests and aptitudes regarding education and career planning.
    • (C) develop and analyze tables, charts, and graphs related to career interests
    • (E) identify entrepreneurial opportunities within a field of personal interest
  • (3) The student analyzes college and career opportunities.
    • (A) determine academic requirements for transition from one learning level to the next
    • (E) demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and career planning
  • (4) The student evaluates skills for personal success.
    • (D) use effective time-management and goal-setting strategies
  • (5) The student recognizes the impact of career choice on personal lifestyle.
    • (B) use appropriate resources to compare and contrast salaries and educational requirements of at least three careers in the student’s interest area
    • (C) evaluate at least three career interests based on budget and salary expectations
  • (7) The student develops skills for professional success.
    • (F) complete activities using projectand time-management techniques

B. Presentations

  • (2) The student analyzes personal interests and aptitudes regarding education and career planning.
    • (B) make oral presentations that fulfill specific purposes, using appropriate technology
  • (7) The student develops skills for professional success.
    • (A) demonstrate effective verbal, nonverbal, written, and electronic communication skills

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