ERIC Number: ED479725
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Dec-7
Reference Count: N/A
Horticulture-Agriculture Technologies. State Competency Profile.
Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Tech Prep Curriculum Services.
This document, which lists the horticultural-agricultural technologies competencies identified by representatives from business, industry, and labor as well as educators throughout Ohio, is intended to assist individuals and organizations in developing college tech prep programs that will prepare students from secondary through post-secondary associate degree programs for employment as Landscape Designer/Manager Landscape Technicians; Golf Course Maintenance Technicians; Lawn Care Specialist/Technicians; Tree Maintenance Technician/Arborists; Nursery Technicians; Floral Designers; Agricultural Custom Applicators; Agricultural Crop Consultants; and Greenhouse Technician/Managers. The competencies, which are separated into essential competencies needed to ensure a minimal level of employability and recommended competencies, are organized by instructional units and include suggestions as to when students should be introduced to, reinforced, and proficient at them. The included Technical Competency Profile (TCP) matrix includes a list of 29 technical competencies that are required or recommended for the different types of employment listed above. Some of the common competencies are as follows: plant science; workplace safety; basic accounting; daily management tasks; supervision; sales and marketing; horticulture fundamentals; horticultural plant health care; equipment maintenance; soil science and management; and environmental science and ethics. Includes a list of TCP panel members. (MO)
Descriptors: Accounting, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Agriculture, Associate Degrees, Competency Based Education, Education Work Relationship, Employment Qualifications, Horticulture, Job Skills, Minimum Competencies, Ornamental Horticulture, Ornamental Horticulture Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Tech Prep, Technical Occupations, Vocational Education
For full text: http://www.ohtpcs.org/cp/horticulture.asp.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Tech Prep Curriculum Services.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio