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Career & Technical Education

Career & Technical Education. 2013-2014. The 4 C’s of CTE. Critical Thinking. Communication. Creativity. Collaboration. What is Career & Technical Education?. Business & Information Technology (Business) Family & Consumer Sciences (FACS) Marketing Education

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Career & Technical Education

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  1. Career & Technical Education 2013-2014

  2. The 4 C’s of CTE Critical Thinking Communication Creativity Collaboration

  3. What is Career & Technical Education? • Business & Information Technology (Business) • Family & Consumer Sciences (FACS) • Marketing Education • Technology Education (Tech Ed)

  4. Business and Information Technology • Students are provided opportunities to complement their academic preparation while exploring a variety of careers and learning skills and concepts in the areas of computer applications and solutions, accounting, business law and business management, entrepreneurship and principles of business and marketing. • Briar Woods High School Business Teachers: • Nancy Cooley nancy.cooley@lcps.org • Angela Woodward angela.woodward@lcps.org

  5. Business Class Offerings at BWHS

  6. Business Club: FBLA • Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit education association of students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. • The FBLA-PBL Mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. • The FBLA chapter at Briar Woods implements professional, community service, and fundraising activities that prepare students for competition at a local, regional, and national level. • http://www.fbla-pbl.org

  7. Business Club: FBLAMust be enrolled in a business class • Briar-Woods FBLA Activities 2012-2013 • Fall Leadership Conference • Ice Cream Social • Officer Training at George Mason University • FBLA/DECA Day with the Washington Wizards • Christmas Service Project • New York City Business and Marketing Trip • Business Field Trip • Project Ask • Region Competition • State Competition • National Competition

  8. Business: Apple Federal Credit Union • Falcon Branch is a Student-Run Credit Union of Apple Federal Credit Union. It in an actual branch that is run entirely by students. Apple Federal Credit Union is a full-service credit union headquartered in Fairfax, VA, that serves educators, students, and their families. • Students taking Accounting and Advanced Accounting have an opportunity to work at the Briar Woods Branch. Branch of the Year Under Two Years 2012 Ribbon Cutting - 2010

  9. Business Industry Certifications: • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) is the credential required by academia and business, recognized globally as the premier credential chosen by individuals seeking to validate their knowledge, skills and abilities relating to the Microsoft Office applications. • Students taking Computer Information Systems will have the opportunity to obtain the following certifications during the course: • MOS Word • MOS Excel • MOS PowerPoint • MOS Access • http://www.certiport.com

  10. Family & Consumer Sciences (FACS) • Facilitate student progress toward a set of unifying goals in the areas of academic achievement, cultural and environmental issues, health and safety, individual and family relations, leadership and workplace ethics, and application of technology. • Briar Woods High School FACS Teachers: • Diane Breinig Diane.Breinig@lcps.org • Christy Hendrickson Christy.Hendrickson@lcps.org • Maryanne Valleau Maryanne.Valleau@lcps.org

  11. FACS Class Offerings at BWHS

  12. Get the FACS – (Click “Play Movie” to view)

  13. FACS: Preschool at The Woods The ABC’s of Early Childhood Education I & II Amazing Beginning Curiosity

  14. FACS Clubs: FEA • Future Educators Association (FEA): • FEA provides middle and high school students with opportunities to explore teaching as a career option. It helps students gain a realistic understanding of the nature of education and the role of the teacher. • What FEA can do for you: Raise Awareness – Promote excellence – Enhance Leadership Skills Build Self-Confidence – Become a Role Model

  15. FACS: Preschool at The Woods

  16. FACS Industry Certifications • Early Childhood II National Certification • Education Fundamentals (Teacher Cadet)

  17. Marketing • Prepare students for postsecondary education and careers in marketing, management and entrepreneurship.  • Briar Woods High School Marketing Teachers: • Martha Belote Martha.Belote@lcps.org • Gregory Fenner Gregory.Fenner@lcps.org • Heather VanDyke Heather.VanDyke@lcps.org

  18. Marketing Class Offerings at BWHS

  19. Marketing Club: DECA • DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. • DECA members become: • academically prepared for college and careers in marketing, finance, hospitality or management • community oriented by gaining an appreciation for the benefits of service and their potential impact on the community and world • professionally responsible with ethics, integrity and high standards • experienced leaders by practicing key leadership skills such as goal setting, consensus building and project management. 

  20. Marketing: The Falcons’ Nest • The Falcons' Nest is a Gold Certified School Based Enterprise • Operated by Marketing Education students

  21. Marketing Industry Certification • National Professional Certification in Customer Service • This certification was designed to capture the core customer service duties for a broad range of entry-level through first-line supervisory positions across the sales and service industries. • The credential is appropriate for anyone interested in obtaining a job or pursuing a career in retail and other industries that value customer service skills.

  22. Tech Ed • Provides experiences that lead to the development of technologically literate people. At the elementary school level, students are introduced to technology and begin learning to use it in the classroom. At the middle school level, students considering a career in technology may explore the subject in several overview courses. • At the high school level, students take courses to prepare them for technical or professional programs of higher education, such as technical programs, STEM careers, engineering or architecture. • Briar Woods Teachers: • Erik KittelsonErik.Kittelson@lcps.org • Charles Scudder Charles.Scudder@lcps.org

  23. Tech Ed Class Offerings at BWHS

  24. Technology Student Association • TSA: Prepares students with leadership opportunities in technology, innovation, design, and engineering. • TSA students: • Apply and integrate science, technology, engineering and math concepts. • Gain leadership and problem solving skills that can be used in college and the work force. • Compete in Regional, State, and National competitions • Video Game Design • Robotics and Automation • Engineering Design • System Control

  25. Tech Ed Industry Certification • Autodesk Certified User Exam • Upon completion of CADD II students can take one of two certifications. • Autodesk AutoCAD User Certification • Autodesk Inventor User Certification

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