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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 I. Hospitality & Tourism Career Cluster
Pathway (3) Travel & Tourism
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Academic Foundations: Academic concepts lay the foundation for the full range of career and postsecondary education opportunities within the career cluster.
9.4.12.I.(3).1 Identify time zones and explain how they impact travel arrangements.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(3).2 Explain how information about seasons and domestic and international maps are used to create or enhance travel.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(3).3 Employ unit and time conversion skills to develop schedules and to compute cost, distance, and time (including travel time).                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(3).4 Explain global positioning systems (GPS) and how they are used for travel.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(3).5 Develop an awareness of diverse cultures to enhance travel planning.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Communication Skills: All clusters rely on effective oral and written communication strategies for creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas that incorporate technical terminology and information.
9.4.12.I.(3).6 Select the most effective communication techniques and media venues to convey marketing information to a target audience.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
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.I.(3).7 Observe and summarize potential, real, and perceived hazards of surroundings to recognize and implement appropriate safety and security measures (e.g., lighting, walking surface remediation, etc.).                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(3).8 Create a proactive solution to address common safety hazards, including hazards involving lighting, sound, and surface areas.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(3).9 Establish procedures to educate customers about identified safety and security issues.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.I.(3).10 Demonstrate familiarity with industry-specific terminology, including acronyms, abbreviations, and definitions, and use this terminology to communicate within the industry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(3).11 Identify diverse transportation, lodging, cruise, and food service options that can be used to produce a customized product.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(3).12 Identify and compare services and products from related industries to understand how they affect travel and tourism products and services.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(3).13 Identify the community characteristics necessary to develop and maintain cooperative tourism efforts.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(3).14 Match customer needs, wants, and expectations to appropriate travel products.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(3).15 Design promotional packages to effectively market travel and tourism products.