# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Early Childhood, Education, and Services II Task 331413360

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify resources for finding employment or pursuing postsecondary education.

Definition

Identification may consist of resources such as
  • newspapers
  • Internet sites (e.g., Virginia Employment Commission (VEC), careeronestop)
  • professional organizations
  • local businesses or personal contacts.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What is meant by networking? What criteria should be used to evaluate the effectiveness of a network contact?
  • What can be learned from a successful job search? What can be learned from an unsuccessful job search? What ethical issues may arise during a job search? How can they be addressed?
Communication
  • What communication skills are needed for locating and using employment resources?
  • What are some potential consequences of using/not using employment resources?
Leadership
  • What skills are needed for networking? How are the skills needed for networking similar to and different from the skills needed for successful employment?
  • How can leaders become effective network contacts for others seeking employment?
Management
  • What are effective ways to use websites as employment resources?
  • What training is needed to improve job search skills?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

History and Social Science

GOVT.16

The student will apply social science skills to understand that in a democratic republic, thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized by

  1. exercising personal character traits such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and honesty;
  2. obeying the law and paying taxes;
  3. serving as a juror;
  4. participating in the political process and voting in local, state, and national elections;
  5. performing public service;
  6. keeping informed about current issues;
  7. respecting differing opinions and the rights of others;
  8. practicing personal and fiscal responsibility;
  9. demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster the responsible and respectful use of digital media; and
  10. practicing patriotism.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Power of One: A Better You

 

Power of One: Family Ties

 

Power of One: Working on Working

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation

 

Entrepreneurship

 

National Programs in Action

 

Professional Presentation