STEM Career Cluster


Knowledge and Skills Statements(PDF)

Knowledge and Skills Statements are industry-validated statements that describe what learners/employees need to know and be able to do for career success within the STEM cluster and/or corresponding pathways.

Sample Programs of Study (PDF)

A program of study is a sequence of instruction (based on recommended standards and knowledge and skills) consisting of coursework, co-curricular activities, work-site learning, service learning and other learning experiences. This sequence of instruction provides preparation for a career.

NJCCCS Standard 9.4

Standard 9.4 describes knowledge and skills that prepare students for postsecondary education, training, and employment in a chosen career pathway. Unlike standards 9.1, 9.2, and 9.3, which apply to all students from grades K-12, standard 9.4 applies only to high school students enrolled in career and technical education programs.

How to use Knowledge and Skills Statements to Shape Programs of Study (PDF)

STEM Pathways