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9.4 Career and Technical Education
ContentArea 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.4 Career and Technical EducationAll students who complete a career and technical education program will acquire academic and technical skills for careers in emerging and established professions that lead to technical skill proficiency, credentials, certificates, licenses, and/or degrees. (For descriptions of the 16 career clusters, see the Career Clusters Table.)
Strand C. Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications Career Cluster
Pathway (5) Telecommunications Technologies
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking: Critical and creative thinking strategies facilitate innovation and problem-solving independently and in teams.
9.4.12.C.(5).1 Employ decision-making and problem-solving techniques when completing repair and replacement procedures to convey understanding of how services are delivered within this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Safety, Health, and Environment: Implementation of health, safety, and environmental management systems and organizational policies and procedures impacts organizational performance, regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement.
9.4.12.C.(5).2 Employ knowledge of telecommunications security to build an understanding of protocols involved in maintaining consumer safety.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities: Legal responsibilities, professional ethics, and codes of conduct affect management practices, business performance, and regulatory compliance, as well as the confidence of customers, business partners, and investors.
9.4.12.C.(5).3 Demonstrate knowledge of codes and regulations that impact this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.C.(5).4 Use industry-specific terminology, tools, and test equipment to convey understanding of how services are delivered in this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(5).5 Demonstrate installation techniques and processes using telecommunication tools and materials to convey understanding of how services are delivered in this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(5).6 Analyze schematics, diagrams, and blueprints using industry-specific vocabulary.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(5).7 Apply knowledge of telecommunications when providing service and solving problems for customers to maintain high quality customer relationships.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(5).8 Apply knowledge of network applications to demonstrate how to deliver network systems.