Government and Public Administration

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Executing governmental functions to include Governance; National Security; Foreign Service; Planning; Revenue and Taxation; Regulation; and Management and Administration at the local, state, and federal levels.



Cluster Resources
Personal Learning Plan Template Program of Study Template

The Career Cluster Pathways and Standards for the Government & Public Administration Cluster are in the process of being developed.

Assignment Code
Course Titles
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Certification Requirements

*denotes authorizations that are no longer issued, but continue to make educators properly certified for the assignment
Career Cluster Foundational Courses
10004 Foundations of Technology Arts AV Technology & Communications Cluster Endorsement
Information Technology Cluster Endorsement
Business Management and Administration Cluster Endorsement
K-12 Classroom Technology
*K-12 Educational Technology
* Business Education
12053 Entrepreneurship Agriculture Food & Natural Resources Cluster Endorsement
Architecture & Construction Cluster Endorsement
Arts AV Technology & Communications Cluster Endorsement
Business Management & Administration Cluster Endorsement
Education & Training Cluster Endorsement
FACS Endorsement
Finance Cluster Endorsement
Health Science Cluster Endorsement
Hospitality &Tourism Cluster Endorsement
Information Technology Cluster Endorsement
Manufacturing Cluster Endorsement
Marketing Cluster Endorsement
Sales, Merchandising & Marketing Research Support Pathway Endorsement
STEM Cluster Endorsement
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Cluster Endorsement
*Agriculture Ed.,* Business Ed., *Marketing Ed, *Tech Ed.
22101 Leadership & Service Any certified CTE teacher with a cluster or pathway endorsement
22152 Employability Any certified CTE teacher with a cluster or pathway endorsement
22151 Career Exploration Any certified CTE teacher with a cluster or pathway endorsement
Capstone Experiences
80018 Youth Internships All certified teachers or certified school counselor
80019 Senior Experience All certified teachers or certified school counselor
80026 Entrepreneurship Experience All certified teachers or certified school counselor
22104 Service Learning 7th-12th grade certified teacher or certified school counselor

Useful Links:

Approved Program Application
Common Course Numbering
SD Cluster Standards
SD MyLife.com

CONTACT

For more information, contact Michelle Nelson the Department of Education's Division of Career and Technical Education at (605) 295-1930.