# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Outdoor Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Systems Management Introduction

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Introduction

This instructional framework for the competency-based CTE course in Forestry Management (8042) is designed for use by teachers to help students achieve the validated, specific tasks and/or competencies considered essential for working in the following occupation(s):

cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

pathway: Agribusiness Systems

occupations:

  • Agricultural Economist

cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

pathway: Environmental Service Systems

occupations:

  • Environmental Sampling and Analysis Technician
  • Turf Farmer
  • Water Conservationist

cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

pathway: Natural Resources Systems

occupations:

  • Ecologist
  • Fish and Game Officer
  • Fisheries Technician
  • Forest Manager, Forester
  • Forest Technician
  • Geological Technician
  • Logging Equipment Operator
  • Microbiologist
  • Outdoor Recreation Guide
  • Park Manager
  • Park Technician
  • Range Technician
  • Wildlife Manager

cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

pathway: Plant Systems

occupations:

  • Forest Geneticist
  • Soil and Plant Scientist

cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

pathway: Power, Structural, and Technical Systems

occupations:

  • Agricultural Equipment Parts Manager

The framework is divided into two sections: course content and related information. The course content consists of the tasks/competencies validated by industry experts as either essential or desirable (optional) for an entry-level worker to know or be able to do. Each task/competency is accompanied by a definition, a number of process/skill questions (not present in some frameworks), and various related elements that reinforce or are reinforced by its particular instructional objective. Following the course content section, the related information section includes unduplicated lists of various elements correlated with each task, supplementary information showing ways in which these elements relate to the course, and various general requirements for CTE students in Virginia.

Frameworks may include the following elements. Elements identified by an asterisk (*) are not found in all frameworks:

The following documents and Web sites are designed to enhance CTE course instruction in Virginia: