Career Education course work data will be collected in WISEdata starting with the 2018-19 school year. There are many Career Education programs that schools may submit. Following is a list of programs specific to Career Education. If you wish to view the whole list of 2018-19 programs, see the pdf: https://dpi.wi.gov/sites/default/files/imce/wisedata/WISEdata_Programs_18_19.pdf.


Certified Programs

PROGRAM TYPE: Career and Technical Education                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: Career and Technical Education                                                           
PROGRAM TYPE ID:  6
                                                                                                      

PROGRAM TYPE: Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: Industry Recognized Credentials (IRC)--Not State Approved                                                           
PROGRAM TYPE ID:  64
DESCRIPTION: Industry Recognized Certifications earned by students that are not currently eligible for incentive grant funding on the State-Approved list maintained by the Department of Workforce Development (DWD).                                                  

PROGRAM TYPE: Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: IRC State Approved Business & Industry                                                            
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 64                                                                                 
DESCRIPTION: Industry Recognized Credentials that have been determined to meet minimum criteria for incentive grant funding earned through business and industry credentialing agencies, associations, or licensing agencies. See the State-Approved list maintained by the Department of Workforce Development (DWD).

PROGRAM TYPE: Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: IRC State Approved WTCS--Associates                                                           
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 64                                                                                   
DESCRIPTION: A series of dual enrollment courses, taken in high school, that result in a completed local technical college Associates Degree, are considered Industry Recognized Credentials if they have been State-Approved by the Wisconsin Technical College System Office. See the State Approved List maintained by the Department of Workforce Development (DWD).

PROGRAM TYPE: Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: IRC State Approved WTCS--Embedded Technical Diploma                                                           
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 64                                                     
DESCRIPTION: A series of dual enrollment courses, taken in high school, that result in a completed local technical college embedded technical diploma, are considered Industry Recognized Credentials if they have been State-Approved by the Wisconsin Technical College System Office. See the State Approved List maintained by the Department of Workforce Development (DWD).

PROGRAM TYPE: Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: IRC State Approved WTCS--Technical Diploma                                                           
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 64                                                                      
DESCRIPTION: A series of dual enrollment courses, taken in high school, that result in a completed local technical college technical diploma, are considered Industry Recognized Credentials if they have been State-Approved by the Wisconsin Technical College System Office. See the State Approved List maintained by the Department of Workforce Development (DWD).

PROGRAM TYPE: Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: State Co-op Educational Skill Standards--DPI Employability Skills                                                           
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 64                                           
DESCRIPTION: Wisconsin's Employability Skills Certificate Program recognizes a student's mastery of employability skills valued by employers, helps students explore career interests, and provides a state credential of student mastery. The Employability Skills Certificate Program achieves this by reinforcing 21st Century Skills in personal work habits and attitudes, establishing career and planning, and requiring a completion of 90 on-the-job work hours. In all, the program allows 1) students to document their employability skills, 2) employers to assess the skills they are looking for in quality employees, 3) educators to customize instruction to help learners to acquire skills that today's workplace requires.

PROGRAM TYPE: Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: State Co-op Educational Skill Standards--DPI Occupational                                                           
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 64                                                     
DESCRIPTION: State Skill Standards Co-Op is a statewide School-to-Work initiative designed for high school students who want hands-on learning in an occupational area at a worksite along with classroom instruction. Skills Co-Op is a one-year elective program that combines academic and technical instruction taught by an occupationally licensed teacher with mentored on-the-job learning in academic and technical skills aligned to industry standards for a minimum of 480 hours. It's managed at the state level by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) through school districts.

PROGRAM TYPE: Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: State Co-op Educational Skill Standards--DPI Youth Leadership                                                           
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 64                                              
DESCRIPTION: Wisconsin's Youth Leadership Certificate programs recognizes a student's mastery and exhibition of leadership skills valued by employers, communities, and organizations. The certificate allows 1) Students to document their leadership skills and service hours, 2) Employers and community organizations to assess the skills necessary for success, and 3) Educators to customize instruction and experiences in order to help students acquire valuable leadership skills. The Youth Leadership Certificate consists of the following components: 1) Reinforcing 21st Century Skills in the form of collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking skills in Leadership Skills and Attitudes and 2) Completion of 90 leadership or service hours.

PROGRAM TYPE: Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: Youth Apprenticeship                                                           
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 64                                                                                                                 
DESCRIPTION: Youth Apprenticeship (YA) is a statewide School-to-Work initiative designed for high school students who want hands-on learning in an occupational area at a worksite along with classroom instruction. YA is a one or two year elective program that combines academic and technical instruction with mentored on-the-job learning in technical skills aligned to industry standards for a minimum of 450 hours per year. It's managed at the state level by Department of Workforce Development (DWD) through a regional consortium.



Non-Certified Programs

PROGRAM TYPE: Non-Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: Internship                                                            
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 65                                                                                                                           
DESCRIPTION: Internships are school-approved program(s) where the student is placed with an employer for a specific period of time to learn about a particular industry or occupation. The student may or may not be paid.

PROGRAM TYPE: Non-Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: Local Co-op                                                           
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 65                                                                                                                        
DESCRIPTION: A local written cooperative education/work-based learning agreement between the school and a paying employer wherin the student takes academic courses and related technical instruction in conjunction with a job in any occupational field. The instruction must be planned and supervised by the school and the employer so that each directly contributes to the student's education and employability.

PROGRAM TYPE: Non-Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: School-based Enterprise                                                           
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 65                                                                                                    
DESCRIPTION: A school-based enterprise (SBE) is an entrepreneurial operation in a school setting that provides goods and services to meet the needs of the market. SBEs are managed and operated by students as hands-on learning laboratories that integrate National Curriculum Standards in Marketing, Finance, Hospitality, or Management.

PROGRAM TYPE: Non-Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: Simulation                                                            
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 65                                                                                                                          
DESCRIPTION: Simulations are instructional classroom experiences planned to give the illusion of real life from which the student may learn basic skills and competencies for an occupational area.

PROGRAM TYPE: Non-Certified Career Education Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: Supervised Occupational Experience                                                           
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 65                                                                                 
DESCRIPTION: Supervised Occupational Experiences are on-the-job experiences designed to give the student knowledge of the skills required of an occupation under the direction of an employer, a training sponsor, and/or a teacher-coordinator. The supervised occupational experience does not meet the criterion of a Local Co-op.



PROGRAM TYPE: State Endorsed Regional Career Pathway Program                                                 
PROGRAM NAME: State Endorsed Regional Career Pathway Program                                                           
PROGRAM TYPE ID: 66                                         
DESCRIPTION: A specific State-outlined program that combines specific regional requirements for 1) a sequence of high school classes, 2) dual credit class(es), 3. industry recognized credentials, and 4) work based learning. State Endorsed Regional Career Pathway Programs are regionally modified for local offerings and adopted by school districts for students who opt in.
Number: KBA-01389-C6W3B0
Key Words: Career Education, CTE, CCR, tech ed, Career Pathways, clusters
Modified: 07/10/2018

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