10.53.1001 MONTANA CONTENT STANDARDS FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
(1) The content areas covered by the career and technical education standards may include:
(a) act as a responsible and contributing citizen and employee;
(b) apply appropriate academic and technical skills;
(c) attend to personal health and financial well-being;
(d) communicate clearly, effectively, and with reason;
(e) consider the environmental, social and economic impacts of decisions;
(f) demonstrate creativity and innovation;
(g) employ valid and reliable research strategies;
(h) utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them;
(i) model integrity, ethical leadership, and effective management;
(j) plan education and career path aligned to personal goals;
(k) use technology to enhance productivity; and
(l) work productively in teams while using cultural/global competence.
(2) Students will learn career and technical education content across programs of study, also known as Career Pathways, and integrated with academic content.
(3) Programs of study may include:
(a) agriculture, food, and natural resources;
(b) architecture and construction;
(c) arts, audio-visual technology, and communications;
(d) business management and administration;
(e) education and training;
(g) government and public administration;
(h) health sciences;
(i) hospitality and tourism;
(j) human services;
(k) information technology;
(l) law, public safety, corrections and security;
(o) STEM (science, technology, engineering, math); and
(p) transportation, distribution and logistics.
History: Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-2-121, MCA; IMP, Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-2-121, 20-3-106, 20-7-101, MCA; NEW, 2020 MAR p. 2136, Eff. 7/1/21.