6A-6.0571. Career and Technical Education and Adult General Education Standards and Industry-Driven Benchmarks  

Effective on Tuesday, June 25, 2019
  • 1(1) Section 31004.92, F.S., 5requires the Department of Education to develop program standards and industry-driven benchmarks for career and technical education and adult and community education programs. The criteria for qualification of individual courses for inclusion in the classification of secondary career education programs prescribed in section 481011.80, F.S., 50or Workforce Development Education programs as prescribed in section 591011.62, F.S., 61are annually adopted by the State Board and shall be published by the Commissioner in the documents titled, 79as follows:

    81“Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources,”

    87“Architecture & Construction,”

    91“Arts, A/V Technology & Communication,”

    97“Business, Management & Administration,”

    102“Education & Training,”



    110“Government & Public Administration,”

    115“Health Science,”

    118“Hospitality & Tourism,”

    122“Human Services,”

    125“Information Technology,127

    128“Law, Public Safety & Security,”


    136“Marketing, Sales & Service,”

    141“Engineering and Technology Education,”

    146“Transportation, Distribution & Logistics,” and “Additional CTE Programs/Courses,” all of which fall under the umbrella of the 165“Career and Technical Education Programs, Academic Year 2019-2020 Curriculum Frameworks by Career Cluster (179http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10536181),” or in the document “Adult General Education Standards and Curriculum Frameworks 2019-2020 (196http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10537198).” These criteria are hereby incorporated by reference in this rule. Copies of these publications may be obtained from the Division of Career and Adult Education, Department of Education, The Turlington Building, 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399 or from the Department’s website at 243http://www.fldoe.org/academics/career-adult-edu/career-tech-edu/curriculum-frameworks/2019-20-frameworks 244and 245http://www.fldoe.org/academics/career-adult-edu/adult-edu/2019-2020-adult-edu-curriculum-framewo.stml246.

    247(2) Commissioner of Education waiver authority. The Commissioner of Education may approve a school’s waiver request submitted by a district school board or the Florida College System Institution’s board of trustees to allow the school or institution to substitute locally approved intended outcomes for State Board approved outcomes included in the documents 299titled as follows: “Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources,” “Architecture & Construction,” “Arts, A/V Technology & Communication,” “Business, Management & Administration,” “Education & Training,” “Energy,” “Finance,” “Government & Public Administration,” “Health Science,” “Hospitality & Tourism,” “Human Services,” “Information Technology,” “Law, Public Safety & Security,” “Manufacturing,” “Marketing, Sales & Service,” “Engineering and Technology Education,” “Transportation, Distribution & Logistics,” and “Additional CTE Programs/Courses,” all of which fall under the umbrella of the 386“Career and Technical Education Programs, Academic Year 2019-2020 Curriculum Frameworks by Career Cluster” and “Adult General Education Standards and Curriculum Frameworks 2019-2020,” provided that:

    411(a) The framework does not identify occupations requiring state or federal licensure, certification or registration;

    426(b) Locally approved outcomes specified for the state approved program adequately address the major concepts/content contained in the curriculum framework; and,

    447(c) The waiver request fulfills the provisions of section 4561001.10, F.S.

    458Rulemaking Authority 4601003.4282(11), 4611004.92(2)(b)3. FS. 463Law Implemented 4651004.92(2)(b)4., 4661003.4282 FS. 468History–New 10-30-78, Amended 10-23-79, 5-29-80, 7-9-81, 7-6-82, 5-29-83, 6-14-84, 7-10-85, Formerly 6A-6.571, Amended 7-9-86, 7-22-87, 8-30-88, 7-31-90, 7-31-91, 7-31-92, 7-31-93, 7-31-94, 4-30-96, 1-23-00, 7-21-08, 4-21-09, 5-3-10, 10-25-11, 6-18-12, 5-21-13, 5-18-14, 5-19-15, 6-23-16, 4-25-17, 4-30-18, 9-18-18, 6-25-19.


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