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(1) The program requires that successful candidates:

(a) demonstrate knowledge of a curriculum and curriculum design consistent with current national and Montana standards, including:

(i) a mission statement with stated goals and objectives that reflect the intent of industrial trades and technology education programs, as guided by the national professional organizations;

(ii) an organized set of concepts, processes, and systems that are technological in nature; and

(iii) content orientated toward industrial trades and technology education;

(b) demonstrate knowledge/competency in applied science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and communication, including:

(i) knowledge about the development of technology, its effects on people, industry, the environment, and society;

(ii) communication technology, which includes information-related technology that uses resources to transfer information and to extend human potential;

(iii) information about industry's organization, personnel systems, techniques, resources, products, and social impacts;

(iv) construction technology, which includes physical-related technology that uses resources to build structures or construct work on site;

(v) manufacturing technology, which includes physical-related technology using resources to extract and convert raw/recycled materials into industrial and consumer goods;

(vi) transportation technology, which includes physical-related technology using transportation technologies to maintain contact and exchange among individuals and societal units through the movement of material, goods, and people; and

(vii) identification of a level and scope of entry level skills in the use of tools, instruments, and machines necessary for successful teaching;

(c) demonstrate knowledge of quality workmanship and work ethics;

(d) develop insight and understanding in the application of technological concepts, processes, and systems;

(e) develop and demonstrate skills in utilizing tools, materials, machines, processes, and technical concepts relative to content organizers, safely and efficiently;

(f) demonstrate skills, creative abilities, positive self-concepts, and individual potentials relating to technology;

(g) demonstrate problem-solving and decision-making abilities involving human and material resources and technological processes and systems;

(h) demonstrate activity-oriented laboratory instruction that reinforces abstract concepts with concrete experiences;

(i) demonstrate knowledge and skills regarding how technological systems function and the attitudes to evaluate those systems;

(j) demonstrate knowledge of past, present, and future technological systems by applying knowledge and skills developed in the study of other systems;

(k) apply and use content knowledge from other disciplines to solve individual and social problems inclusive of gender equity and culturally sensitive opportunities;

(l) know and understand the rules and requirements and how to obtain access to industry certifications (i.e., automotive, welding, machining);

(m) demonstrate and apply safe laboratory skills including OSHA 10 requirements, with emphasis on the facilities, personal safety equipment, and environmental concerns;

(n) demonstrate and apply ethical professional practice based on principles and philosophy of industrial trade and technology education and career technical education (CTE) through civic engagement, advocacy, and active participation in professional development and professional growth activities;

(o) demonstrate an awareness of professional student organizations into the curriculum to provide an environment in which students grow professionally, personally, and socially; involve the business and industry community; and recognize the potential for these organizations to provide personal leadership development;

(p) demonstrate a knowledge of the value of building professional relationships with stakeholders to produce a relevant learning environment and provide benefits to the student and the community including development of career pathways and work-based learning experiences;

(q) articulate industrial trades and technology education to the school and the local community;

(r) develop and coordinate partnerships, advisory boards, and work-related experiences into the curriculum; and

(s) demonstrate knowledge of and how to gain access to services and financial resources available from state and federal agencies and operate within applicable laws and regulations governing education.

History: 20-2-114, MCA; IMP, 20-2-121, MCA; NEW, 1979 MAR p. 492, Eff. 5/25/79; AMD, 1984 MAR p. 831, Eff. 5/18/84; AMD, 1989 MAR p. 397, Eff. 3/31/89; AMD, 1994 MAR p. 2772, Eff. 10/14/94; AMD, 2000 MAR p. 2406, Eff. 9/8/00; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 190, Eff. 2/9/07; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 2936, Eff. 7/1/15.

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