Business & Information Technology
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Filecamp Resource Folder
The Certiport Deployment Team has created a repository for documents, PowerPoints, recorded webinars and trainings, and other important documents that they want to share with Virginia teachers. Some of these may be difficult to deliver through other standards because of the size and/or format. This resource is in addition to the resources on Certiport.com/virginia and gives Virginia-specific information and news. Please bookmark this valuable Filecamp folder site for easy and frequent use.
MSIA On-Demand Webinar Series
Microsoft is offering Virginia teachers a plethora of virtual and blended learning professional development opportunities and resources available through Microsoft Imagine Academy. Included are the schedule for the complete MSIA On-Demand Webinar Series-This is a Word document. and MSIA Remote Learning with Teams (Step 1-This is a Word document., Step 2-This is a Word document., Step 3-This is a Word document., Step 4-This is a Word document., and Step 5-This is a Word document.). All of these opportunities and resources are available to Virginia teachers and administrators through our membership in the Microsoft Imagine Academy and will serve as excellent guides as you plan your professional development and instruction for the next school year using virtual, blended, or face-to-face instruction.
Through the Business and Information Technology program, students are provided opportunities to complement their academic preparation while exploring a variety of careers and learning skills and concepts in the areas of word processing; computer applications and solutions; finance and accounting; business law and management; programming; database design and management; design, multimedia and web technologies; entrepreneurship; and principles of business and marketing.
Intensive preparation for business and information technology careers is available at the secondary level. Courses enable students to investigate opportunities in business, prepare for entry and advancement on the job, develop management skills and identify further education and training necessary within a chosen career cluster.
The following courses were revised during the 2021-2022 school year and will be implemented during the 2022-2023 school year. All curriculum frameworks are available through VERSO from the CTE Resource Center:
- Economics and Personal Finance (6120)
- Personal Finance (6121)
- Office Administration (6621, 6622)
Safety Best Practice Guide for CTE
The Safety Best Practice Guide for CTE-This is a Word document. is a collection of best practice resources used to assist school divisions in the development of a local safety school safety plan.
- Business & Information Technology Course Listing-This is a Word document.
- Essential Competency List for Business and Information Technology – Virginia's CTE Resource Center
Career and Technical Student OrganizationVirginia Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Prepares students for leadership and careers in business through business-related education and entrepreneurial skill development, community service and partnerships with the professional sector. For more information, visit the CTSO web page.
High-Quality Work-Based Learning
- Virginia Business Education Association (VBEA)
- Southern Business Education Association (SBEA)
- National Business Education Association (NBEA)
- Foundation for the Future of Business Education
- Delta Pi Epsilon (DPE)
- Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
- Virginia Association for Career and Technical Education (Virginia ACTE)