I Professionalism

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

A. Workplace skills B. Workplace expectations C. Organization D. Listening skills E. Proper grooming and attire F. Teamwork

  • (1) The student uses employability skills to gain an entry-level job in a high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand field.
    • (A) identify employment opportunities
    • (B) demonstrate the application of essential workplace skills in the career acquisition process
    • (C) complete employment-related documents such as job applications and I-9 and W-4 forms
    • (D) demonstrate proper interview techniques in various situations
    • (E) demonstrate verbal, nonverbal, written, and electronic communication skills
    • (F) apply effective listening skills used in the workplace
  • (2) The student develops skills for success in the workplace.
    • (A) comprehend and model appropriate grooming and appearance for the workplace
    • (B) demonstrate dependability, punctuality, and initiative
    • (C) develop positive interpersonal skills, including respect for diversity
    • (D) demonstrate appropriate business and personal etiquette in the workplace
    • (E) exhibit productive work habits, ethical practices, and a positive attitude
    • (F) demonstrate knowledge of personal and occupational safety practices in the workplace
    • (G) demonstrate the ability to work with the other employees to support the organization and complete assigned tasks
    • (H) prioritize work to fulfill responsibilities and meet deadlines
    • (I) evaluate the relationship of good physical and mental health to job success and personal achievement


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