Montana - Content Standards: Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education
Policy Type: 

The State Board of Education has authority over Career and Technical Education standards.


Career and Vocational/Technical Education is a program of articulated sequential experiences that prepare students for successful participation in community, family, postsecondary education and careers. Career and Vocational/Technical Education programs include Agriculture, Business and Marketing, Family and Consumer Sciences, Industrial Technology, and Trades and Industry. Career and Vocational/Technical Education programs focus on career preparation, resource management, communication, technical skill development, applied academics, technological literacy; and personal skills and leadership. Programs are driven by authentic applications where students will be prepared for the workplace. Through Career and Vocational/Technical Education students are empowered to be successful in today’s world.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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