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Education and Training (CTE Career Cluster)

The Education and Training Cluster focuses on the development of teachers and trainers in today’s society. Kansas has created one pathway for this cluster titled Teach and Train. The pathway design sheets found under each pathway link will provide access to the course competencies, which direct the knowledge and skill development. 

Introduction to Human Services
This career cluster covers the basics of teaching which can be applied to a range of education careers from elementary and middle level, to specific disciplines.  Career and technical skill organizations enhance the learning environment by offering opportunities to develop leadership while classroom knowledge and skills is applied in authentic situations. Two CTSO organizations are tied to this career cluster and include Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) and Future Educators of America (FEA).  To learn more about FCCLA in Kansas refer to Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Kansas. Recently, Future Educators of America (FEA) was added as a CTSO at the national level. At this time, there is not a state-level FEA entity, however chapter and membership information is available through the national office. To learn more, contact  Future Educators Association.

Teach and Train (CIP Code: 13.0101)
The Teach and Train pathway focuses on the careers relating to all educational careers. Content includes general theory and practice of learning and teaching as well as the planning of educational activities across multiple disciplines. This pathway specifically links to K-12 educational settings and related training opportunities in traditional schools and in the community.

Education and Training Pathway Design Sheets with Competencies and Resources

The pathway design sheets listed below include a list of the course options within each pathway and the competency profiles for each of those courses. These design sheets are good for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years unless otherwise noted.

Statewide Articulation Agreements

State-wide articulation agreements have been developed for all clusters. To see those available for this cluster's pathways, click on the following link.
Statewide Articulation AgreementsLink

Wage & Employment Information

The following documents highlight occupational outlook within the areas named in the title of the document based on the 2010-2020 Kansas Occupational Outlook Study and the 2012-2013 National Employment Occupational Outlook Handbook. Click on each title to open.

Family and Consumer Sciences 

Gayla Randel
(785) 296-4912

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education
Jay Scott
(785) 296-3951

Assistant Director
Academic Standards
Jeannette Nobo
(785) 296-2078

Assessment Help Desk
Mark Stephenson
(785) 296-3379

Kansas Course Code Management System (KCCMS) Help Desk
(785) 296-2078


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