Massachusetts - Content Standards: Career and Technical Education

Area: 
Career and Technical Education
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

The Commissioner/Superintendent of Education has authority over the adoption of Career and Technical Education standards.

Body: 

The Vocational Technical Education Frameworks are organized under Career Clusters. Each Framework consists of six strands as follows:

  • Strand 1: Safety and Health Knowledge and Skills
  • Strand 2: Technical Knowledge and Skills
  • Strand 3: Embedded Academic Knowledge and Skills
  • Strand 4: Employability and Career Readiness Knowledge and Skills
  • Strand 5: Management and Entrepreneurship Knowledge and Skills
  • Strand 6: Technological Knowledge and Skills
Adopting Authority: 
State Department of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/03/2016