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Journey to Careers

budget the total sum of money set aside for a given purpose
Career a life long journey as a person works to meet their earning, learning, and living goals. A career continually changes as an individual grows through personal experiences, education, and activities.
Career Cluster a grouping of careers with similar skills or common themes based on industry groupings and all educational levels
Career Development actively engaged in setting goals for personal living, earning a living, and life-long learning, and establishes a plan for reaching these personal goals
Career Field a broad grouping of the 16 career clusters based on commonalities among clusters
Career Pathway a subgroup listed next to one of the six career fields on the NCE model. Specialties fall into this group
Career Speciality a specific job title within a pathway within a cluster
Certification a credential indicating specific training in a career speciality
College/University a post-secondary institution that offers degrees. Programs and length of study vary. Universities are usually larger than a college, provide a wider range of majors and offer advanced degrees such as masters and doctorates
Communication (FKS) the ability to speak, listen, read, and write to function successfully
Louisiana Career Education Model What does LCEM stand for?
6 How many fields does the model have?
16 How many clusters does the model have?
Foundation Knowledge Skills What does FKS stand for?
A specific job title within a pathway inside a cluster. What is a career specialty?
A broad grouping of the career clusters based on common things. What is a career field?
A sub-group listed next to one of the career fields on the model; career specialties fall into this group. What is a career pathway?
Prepares learners for careers in areas such as food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products. What is the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources cluster?
Farmers, wild-life officers, meat-packing specialist What are some career specialties in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources cluster?
a grouping of careers with similar skills or common themes based on industry groupings at all educational levels What is a career cluster?
internship part-time, on-the-job training experience
mentoring long-term relationship between a student and a mentor to teach good work habits, ethics, and skills
service learning involves volunteer service project work
cooperative education program includes teachers coordinating classroom instruction with students' part-time work in a field
apprenticeship on-the-job training coordinated with courses of academic study leading to a certified master of a particular skill
job shadowing is following an experienced worker through a typical day at their work
exploratory interview short informal talks with someone who works in a career you are interested in
a career encompases all of your life's work
a job is short-term and more of a means to an end
Arts, A/V Technology and Communication includes two broad categories-performing arts and journalism and broadcasting
community college post-secondary institution that offers certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees. Most programs will transfer to a four-year college/university
compensation payment given or received in return for work
Concurrent enrollment allows academically talented high school juniors and seniors to enroll in university courses and receive college credit. High school credit is not received.
cooperative education program an arrangement in which teachers coordinate classroom instruction with a students' part-time work in the field. Students spend part of the day at school and part of the day on the job.
Credit is a unit to measure the quantity of classes completed. For example, in one school you will earn 5 credits for each semester class you pass.
critical thinking the mental process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating information to reach an answer or conclusion.
depreciation a decrease in value due to wear and tear, decay, decline in price, etc.
doctorate academic title awarded for completion of an advanced course of study beyond a bachelor's degrees- the highest level of graduate school.
Down Payment and initial amount paid at the time of purchase in installment buying.
dual credit a course taken while in high school through college that awards both high school and college credit at the same time.
Dual Enrollment enrolled in two institutions at the same time
elective classes that the student can choose.
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