South Dakota Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Standards
Students in Arts, A/V Technology & Communications learn and practice skills that prepare them for diverse post-high school education and training opportunities, from apprenticeships and two-year college programs to four-year college and graduate programs.

Creative students who see themselves designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing or publishing multimedia content will want to pursue courses in the Arts, A/V Technology and Communications Career Cluster.

Students will apply artistic talent to practical problems and learn visual arts principles that prepare you with skills and techniques to work in any number of creative design and entertainment fields.

This career cluster is organized into six career pathways:

*Audio and Video Technology and Film
*Broadcasting and Journalism
*Performing Arts
*Printing Technology
*Visual Arts
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On February 5, 2011, OCCTE will be offering CTE 101. The class will be taught at the Kings Inn, Pierre, SD, starting at 9:00 am.

If you aren’t a CTE Qualified teacher yet, you should consider attending this. Even CTE Qualified teachers that would like to keep abreast of new programs and current updates from OCCTE you should consider attending as well. The course will last approximately 7 hours. There is room for 25 individuals. You can start registering on December 15, 2010. The ending date for registration is February 1, 2011.

Here is the web site for you to register and there will be more information when you register. Bring a laptop for this class

If you come to Pierre the night before, February 4, the Kings Inn is giving a price of $59.95. The block of rooms is under the name “OCCTE

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Cluster Courses
Audio and Video Technology and Film Pathway
Printing Technology Pathway
Visual Arts Pathway
Performing Arts Pathway
Journalism and Broadcasting Pathway
Telecommunications Pathway
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