Career/Vocational Technical Education

Vocational Technical Education Frameworks

Overview

Expectations for Chapter 74 Exploratory and 900 minimum program hours

We are pleased to announce that the Office for College, Career and Technical Education, in collaboration with the MA Association of Vocational Administrators — Vocational Framework Administrative Team have released final VTE Frameworks in the following areas.

This Framework includes standards that are representative of all aspects of the industries that students enrolled in Chapter 74 state-approved Vocational Technical Education Programs are preparing to enter. This vocational technical framework reflects the size, scope, and quality of Chapter 74 state-approved Vocational Technical Education Programs in Massachusetts.

Vocational Technical Education Frameworks (updated September 2021)

Vocational Technical Education StrandsLinks
Strand 1: Safety and Health Knowledge and Skills

Strand 2: Technical Knowledge and Skills

Strand 3: Embedded Academic Knowledge and Skills

Strand 4: Employability
Strand 5: Management and Entrepreneurship Knowledge and Skills
Strand 6: Technological Knowledge and Skills

These posted versions are current as of July 2014.


Last Updated: April 25, 2022

 
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