Nominations for 2015-2016 Career and Technical Education Curriculum Review Committees – School divisions may nominate a CTE teacher for each of the 2015-2016 curriculum review committees. Approximately 12 applicants will be selected to serve on each of the 39 committees. For more information, see Superintendent’s Memo 127-15.
Statewide Pilot Testing for the College Board’s College Level Examination Program (CLEP) – During the 2015-2016 school year, students who are enrolled in Marketing Management class in a selected number of high schools may volunteer to participate in the CLEP pilot testing. For more information about school divisions that would like to be a pilot site for instruction and testing, see Superintendent’s Memo 123-15.
Cooperative Education Training – A professional development workshop for teachers who are first-time and experienced cooperative education coordinators is scheduled for June 30-July 1, 2015, in Richmond. For details and pre-registration form, see Superintendent’s Memo 020-15. Also see Work-Based Learning.
Marketing programs prepare students for postsecondary education and careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, management and entrepreneurship. Instruction in the Marketing, Hospitality & Tourism, Business Management & Administration, and Arts, A/V Technology & Communications, career clusters enable students to gain knowledge and skills in:
The following courses were revised for implementation during the 2014-2015 school year. All curriculum frameworks are available through VERSO from the CTE Resource Center:
- Digital Marketing (Formerly Internet Marketing ( 8125 )
- Entrepreneurship Education (9093, 9094)
- Introduction to Fashion Careers (Formerly Introduction to Fashion Design and Marketing) 8247/8248
- Essential Competency List for Marketing – Virginia's CTE Resource Center
- Administrative Planning Guide for Marketing
Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO)Virginia DECA Organization
Prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. For more information, visit the CTSO web page.
WBL is a school-coordinated, coherent sequence of on-the-job experiences that are related to students’ career goals and/or interests, are based on instructional preparation and are performed in partnership with local businesses, industries or other organizations in the community. For more information on WBL methods of instruction, visit Work-Based Learning.
- 2014-2015 Reference Sheet (PDF)
- 2014-2015 Calendar of Events (PDF)
- Licensure Endorsement Requirements – Marketing Education
- Career Planning Guide
- Virginia Association of Marketing Educators (VAME)
- Virginia DECA Foundation
- Marketing Education Association (MEA)
- Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
- Virginia Association for Career and Technical Education (VACTE)