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Content Area: 21st-Century Life and Careers
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 (4) Recreation, Amusements, & Attractions
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.I.(4).1 Analyze each venue in this pathway to determine its merchandising, program, and product potential as well as the maintenance technology on which it depends.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
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.(4).2 Identify safety and security issues unique to each venue in this pathway to implement appropriate safety and security measures.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(4).3 Create a resource base to help manage emergency situations in this industry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(4).4 Examine identified safety and security issues in this industry that require customer education in order to maintain a safe and accident-free venue.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Employability and Career Development: Employability skills and career and entrepreneurship opportunities build the capacity for successful careers in a global economy.
9.4.12.I.(4).5 Identify career opportunities in this pathway to broaden awareness of careers available in the cluster.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.I.(4).6 Examine identified admission procedures to manage and control individuals and groups.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(4).7 Compare different ticket sales options to establish best practices and to maximize sales.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(4).8 Evaluate the types of information and directions a guest/customer needs at facility entry points to become familiar with their surroundings.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(4).9 Identify effective marketing strategies used in this pathway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(4).10 Examine the different venues in this pathway to gain knowledge of merchandising, program, and product potential.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(4).11 Explore the types of products available in this pathway to gain awareness of the operational requirements of each.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.I.(4).12 Examine and implement admission and traffic control procedures to manage and control people, groups, and vehicles.