ERIC Number: ED454384
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
V-TECS Career Cluster Frameworks.
Vocational Technical Education Consortium of States, Decatur, GA.
This document includes 16 vocational-technical crosswalk wheels relating the 14 Vocational Technical Education Consortium of States (V-TECS) Career Families to the 16 Career Clusters developed by the U.S. Department of Education. The career clusters are based on the common academic, workplace, and technical knowledge and skills that cut across all occupations included in the career area and their related concentrations and specialties. The following career clusters are illustrated: (1) agriculture and natural resources; (2) architecture and construction; (3) arts, audiovideo technology and communications; (4) business and administration; (5) education and training; (6) finance; (7) government and public administration; (8) health science; (9) hospitality and tourism; (10) human services; (11) information technology; (12) law and public safety; (13) manufacturing; (14) retail and wholesale sales and service; (15) scientific research and engineering; and (16) transportation, distribution, and logistics services. The document also includes an explanation of the primary elements of the career clusters as interpreted by V-TECS. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Occupations, Architecture, Art, Audiovisual Communications, Business Administration, Career Choice, Career Education, Communications, Construction (Process), Education Work Relationship, Engineering, Finance Occupations, Government (Administrative Body), Health Occupations, Hospitality Occupations, Human Services, Information Technology, Job Skills, Lawyers, Managerial Occupations, Manufacturing, Natural Resources, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Public Administration, Retailing, Sales Occupations, Scientific Research, Secondary Education, Technical Education, Tourism, Training, Transportation, Vocational Education, Wholesaling
For full text: http://www.v-tecs.org/Documents/VTECS%20Cluster%20Framewk.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Vocational Technical Education Consortium of States, Decatur, GA.