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ERIC Number: ED521923
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar-19
Pages: 45
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
State Skill Standards: Metalworking
Pointer, Mike; Naylor, Randy; Warden, John; Senek, Gene; Shirley, Charles; Lefcourt, Lew; Munson, Justin; Johnson, Art
Nevada Department of Education
The Department of Education has undertaken an ambitious effort to develop statewide occupational skill standards. The standards in this document are for metalworking programs and are designed to clearly state what the student should know and be able to do upon completion of an advanced high-school program. The writing team determined that any statewide skill standards for programs that teach metalworking should be designed to teach entry-level and advanced skills related to industry standards. The standards cover the following areas: (1) Safety; (2) Measurement and Layout; (3) Metallurgy; (4) Tools and Machines; (5) Welding; (6) Sheet Metal; (7) Machine Tools; (8) Employability Skills. The standards also include the math skills students need to be successful in the industry. These exit-level standards are designed for advanced programs, for students completing at minimum a two-year metalworking program. Students at the appropriate level of instruction will be expected to demonstrate competence for all performance indicators in the "meets standard" domains for each performance standard. Teachers are encouraged to use them to focus curriculum objectives for entry-level programs, also. The standards are organized as follows: (1) Content Standards; (2) Performance Standards; and (3) Performance Indicators.
Nevada Department of Education. 700 East Fifth Street, Carson City, NV 89701. Tel: 775-687-9200; Fax: 775-687-9101; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nevada Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education
Identifiers - Location: Nevada