Community Forestry and Tree Management (8048/36 weeks) Course Description
|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
Upon completion of the course
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Customer Service Specialist (CSS) Examination
- Forest Products and Processing Assessment
- Landscape Management Certification Examination
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Natural Resources Systems Assessment
- Urban Forestry Certification Test
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
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.