# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Community Forestry and Tree Management (8048/36 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Community Forestry and Tree Management (8048/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8048
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12

Students in this course will be instructed in the value and benefit of trees and forests in urban areas. Course content will include identifying, selecting, and caring for trees in urban areas.

As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
    • Environmental Service Systems
    • Natural Resources Systems
    • Plant Systems

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.