VI Careers and Success at Work

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

A. Impact of career decisions on care giving

  • (6) The student makes informed career decisions that reflect personal, family, and career goals.
    • (A) analyze the impact of career decisions on care giving

B. Short-term and long-term career goals C. Personal career assessment D. Employability skills 1. Effective communication skills 2. Problem solving 3. Leadership 4. Effective team members 5. Ethics 6. Technical skills

  • (6) The student makes informed career decisions that reflect personal, family, and career goals.
    • (B) propose short-term and long-term career goals
    • (C) assess personal interests, aptitudes, and abilities needed in the child-care profession
    • (D) exhibit employability skills such as communication, problem solving, leadership, teamwork, ethics, and technical skills
    • (E) demonstrate effective verbal, nonverbal, written, and electronic communication skills
    • (F) demonstrate skills and characteristics of leaders and effective team members

E. Careers in early childhood development and services 1. Employment and entrepreneurial opportunities 2. Educational requirements

  • (6) The student makes informed career decisions that reflect personal, family, and career goals.
    • (G) evaluate employment and entrepreneurial opportunities and educational requirements for early childhood development and services

Resources:

  • Child Care and Guidance, Management, and Services, Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Child Development Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Children: The Early Years, Goodheart-Willcox Company, 2006
  • The Developing Child, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Division, 2004
  • Preparation for Parenting Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Parenting: Rewards and Responsibilities, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Division, 2003
  • Parents and Their Children, Goodheart-Willcox, 2004
  • Successful Parenting for School-Age Parents, Curriculum Center for FCS, 2004
  • Working with Young Children, Goodheart-Willcox, 2004
  • Achieve Texas http:// www.achievetexas.org
  • America’s Career Infonet http://www.acinet.org/acinet/
  • Labor Market and Career Information (LMCI) http://www.cdr.state.tx.us
  • National Research Center for Career and Technical Education http://www.nccte.org
  • Texas Workforce Commission http://www.twc.state.tx.us
  • U.S. Department of Education – Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/oco
  • U.S. Department of Labor http://www.dol.gov

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