ERIC Number: ED478607
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Ohio Agricultural Business and Production Systems. Technical Competency Profile (TCP).
Ray, Gayl M.; Kershaw, Isaac; Mokma, Arnie
This document describes the essential competencies from secondary through post-secondary associate degree programs for a career in agricultural business and production systems. Following an introduction, the Ohio College Tech Prep standards and program, and relevant definitions are described. Next are the technical competency profiles for these areas: animal science, plant science, business operations, engineering, and environmental science. Each contains a standard statement; benchmarks for foundation programs, secondary workplace development programs, and postsecondary programs; the subject topics with indicators (competencies). Appendixes A and B list the members of the review panels. Appendix C contains a blank template that can be used to prepare a college preparation pathway with spaces to list classes and prerequisites. Appendix D is a list of careers with job descriptions in agricultural and environmental systems. Appendix E contains a map showing the Ohio Tech Prep Consortia. (SLR)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Skills, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Articulation (Education), Associate Degrees, Benchmarking, Business Education, Career Planning, College Preparation, Competency Based Education, Environmental Education, Performance Factors, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Standards, Tech Prep, Vocational Education
For full text: http://www.ohtpcs.org/cp/agribus.asp.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators; Teachers
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Career-Technical and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio