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8710.8050 TEACHER OF CREATIVE DESIGN CAREERS.

Subpart 1.

Scope of practice.

A teacher of creative design careers is authorized to provide students in grades 7 through 12 instruction that is designed to develop an in-depth understanding and application of the knowledge and skills required in creative design careers including:

A.

textiles and apparel careers; and

B.

housing, interiors, and furnishings careers.

Subp. 2.

Licensure requirements.

A candidate for licensure as a teacher of creative design careers shall have completed at least a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a teacher preparation program approved under chapter 8705 including:

A.

the standards of effective practice under part 8710.2000;

B.

the core skills for teachers of career and technical education under part 8710.8000; and

C.

the standards under subpart 3.

Subp. 3.

Subject matter standard.

A candidate for licensure as a teacher of creative design careers must complete a preparation program under subpart 2 that must include the candidate's demonstration of the knowledge and skills in items A and B:

A.

A teacher of creative design careers must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and application of the following subject matter standards:

(1)

apply textiles and apparel design skills, such as color and textile analysis, flat pattern design, draping design, and construction;

(2)

possess a comprehensive understanding of the history of fashion and design and its impact on current trends in textiles and apparel industry;

(3)

apply textile and apparel industry standards to production, alteration, and repair of textile products or apparel, fashion/fabric merchandising, and production of commercial, institutional, and residential textile products;

(4)

evaluate the elements of textiles and apparel merchandising, such as customer service, fashion trends, cost-effectiveness, marketing, and merchandise display;

(5)

demonstrate operational procedures specific to business profitability and career success in textiles and apparel;

(6)

incorporate fashion, apparel, textile career opportunities and activities, such as job shadowing, simulated work experiences, internships, apprenticeships, and student organizations into the curriculum;

(7)

describe and analyze career paths and ladders in textiles and apparel careers and utilize personal occupational experiences to make textiles and apparel careers meaningful to students; and

(8)

describe the levels of education, licensing or certification requirements, employment opportunities, workplace environments, and career growth in textiles and apparel careers.

B.

A teacher of creative design careers must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and application of the following subject matter standards:

(1)

understand the influences which impact housing, interior, and furnishing industries, such as social, economic, cultural, urban, suburban, and rural, and their relationship to client's needs;

(2)

evaluate housing decisions based on client's needs, goals, options, and resources to create design plans for commercial and residential environments, such as home, office, health care, hospitality, institutions, and retail;

(3)

evaluate products used in housing, interiors, and furnishings to meet specific needs, such as physical disabilities, health conditions, and geographical location;

(4)

understand the current industry standards used in housing, interiors, and furnishings;

(5)

demonstrate computer-aided drafting design, blueprint reading, and space planning skills required in the housing, interiors, and furnishings industry;

(6)

demonstrate design ideas through visual presentation;

(7)

demonstrate operational procedures for housing, interiors, and furnishings business profitability and career success;

(8)

incorporate housing, interiors, and furnishings career opportunities and activities such as job shadowing, simulated work experiences, internships, apprenticeships, and student organizations into the curriculum;

(9)

describe and analyze career paths and ladders in housing, interiors, and furnishings careers;

(10)

utilize personal occupational experiences to make housing, interiors, and furnishings careers meaningful to students; and

(11)

describe the levels of education, licensing/certification requirements, employment opportunities, workplace environments, and career growth in housing, interiors, and furnishings careers.

Subp. 5.

Professional license.

A professional license shall be issued and renewed according to the rules of the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board governing continuing licensure.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 122A.09; 122A.18

History:

26 SR 700; 30 SR 1054; L 2017 1Sp5 art 12 s 22

Published Electronically:

August 21, 2017