# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Independent Living Task 2031563997

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Set short- and long-term career goals related to career choice.


Process should include establishing goal statements that reflect the steps in the goal-setting process and an action plan for implementing each goal.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are career goals? Why is it important to have them?
  • What factors may influence your career goals?
  • What are the consequences of making/not making thoughtful career choices?
  • How can your current short-term goals contribute to your future career?
  • How does a state-sponsored college-savings plan work?
  • Why are career choices important to long-term goals?
  • What happens when individuals do not establish career goals?
  • What might happen if you choose a career that is inconsistent with your goals or desired lifestyle?
  • How can modern technology (e.g., apps, devices) help you track the progress of your goals?
  • What is the relationship between career goals and objectives or strategies?
  • What questions should you ask to evaluate your career choices?
  • How can you communicate your short- and long-term career goals to others?
  • What communication skills might help you find and get a new job?
  • How can your goal-setting process inspire others?
  • What leadership qualities are reflected in your long-term career goals?
  • What are some motivational techniques that help you achieve short-term and long-term goals?
  • How will the transferable skills you have gained in FCCLA help you in your career?
  • What leadership skills can help you evaluate career choices in relation to lifestyle goals?
  • What leadership skills can help you discover and examine your aspirations?
  • How does setting and achieving goals improve your human capital?
  • What are the steps in the goal-setting process?
  • What resources do managers need to implement an action plan?
  • What resources are available to help set short-and long-term career goals?
  • What problem-solving/decision-making processes are used to evaluate career choices in relation to lifestyle expectations?
  • What information do you need to devise strategies for dealing with career changes?

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Power of One: A Better You


Power of One: Working on Working


FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation




Event Management


Job Interview


National Programs in Action


Professional Presentation


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Determine goals for life-long learning and leisure opportunities for all family members.


Demonstrate job seeking and job keeping skills.


Apply communication skills in school, community and workplace settings and with diverse populations.


Analyze how individuals and families make choices to satisfy needs and wants.


Analyze practices that allow families to maintain economic self-sufficiency.


Analyze individual and family roles in the economic system.


Analyze the use of resources in making choices that satisfy needs and wants of individuals and families and communities.


Apply financial management principles to individual and family financial practices.


Evaluate the need for personal and family financial planning.


Analyze opportunities for employment and entrepreneurial endeavors.


Summarize education and training requirements and opportunities for career paths in consumer services.


Explain the effects of the economy on personal income, individual and family security, and consumer decisions.


Analyze the effect of key lifecycle transitions on financial planning.


Demonstrate components of a financial planning process that reflect the distinction between needs, wants, values, goals, and economic resources for a variety of diverse populations.


Create an employment portfolio to communicate family and human services knowledge and skills.