Career Cluster Specific Resources

Career Exploration Foundational CTE Courses Exploration in Agriculture Exploration in Agriculture (Grades 6-8) CTE Program Area Documents Educator Resources WV Department of Agriculture O*Net OnLine Career Data PBS – GPS for Success WV Farm Bureau Virtual Farm Trips ...

General Career Exploration Resources

Career Exploration WVBE Policy 2510 (ASSURING THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION:  REGULATIONS FOR EDUCATION PROGRAMS) specifies that by July 1, 2021, counties will implement a comprehensive career exploration experience for middle school students, in accordance with W. Va. Code §18-9D-19a. This experience may include, but is not limited to CTE foundational courses, ...

Career Exploration

Career exploration engages middle school students at a time when they are at a higher risk for disengaging from learning due to challenges in forming identity, coping with puberty and navigating new environments. It also capitalizes on their developing abilities to think abstractly, and their preferences for teamwork and active learning through relevant real-life ...

Computer Science and Technology

Future ready West Virginia is a pioneer in creating a Computer Science K-12 pathway for all students with a special emphasis on expanding to elementary schools and K-12 schools in a rural setting. WV's innovative approach requires the WVBE to adopt a policy detailing the appropriate level of CS instruction ...

Driver Education

The goals of the driver education program of study are to provide students with the knowledge and skills to safely and efficiently operate a motor vehicle on our nation’s street and highways, to equip students with the knowledge to enable them to make wise decisions as drivers, and to assist students to become responsible ...

Physical Activity

Physical Activity Resources Introduction Jamie Jeffrey M.D. Lenore K-8 Kanawha Elementary Moorefield in Motion Additional Resources Active Academics Alliance for a Healthier Generation Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs (CSPAP) Guide for Schools Fuel up to Play ...

Fitness Assessment

FitnessGram® In 2005 HB 2816 The Healthy Lifestyles Act was signed into law and the law includes the following mandate: “The State Board shall prescribe a program within the existing health and physical education program which incorporates fitness testing, reporting, recognition, fitness events and incentive programs which require the participation in grades four ...

Health Education Assessment Project (HEAP)

HEAP History and Purpose In 2003, schools in West Virginia were randomly selected to participate in the Health Education Assessment Project conducted by the WVDE Office of Healthy Schools.  The information taken from this program was quite valuable in assessing students’ “core” knowledge of health education. In 2005 HB 2816 The Healthy Lifestyles ...

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