Education for Employment I (Preparation) (22153-36)

Education for Employment I (Preparation) (22153-36)

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Virginia Assignment Code: 9078

Suggested Grade Level: 9, 10, 11

Duration: 36 weeks

Prerequisites: None


Course Description:

This course will enable students to make informed career and continuing education choices as they transition from school, gain technical skills, and adapt to the workplace. Students will learn ethical behaviors and career-research, job-acquisition, workplace-communication, self-awareness, self-advocacy, customer-service, and life skills. Students explore labor market needs through an applied employment education format. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Note: The Virginia Administrative Code regulates the class size for this course. For additional information, see 8VAC20-120-150, "Maximum class size," or contact the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education at

Note: This course is designed specifically for students who are disadvantaged and shall be limited to an average of 15 students per instructor per class period with no class being more than 18.

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