Career and Technology Education

Sue Haberer

Home Economics Educator


Consumer and Family Economics.

Equals 1/2 credit for High School Graduation.

This technical course focuses on management of financial resources and obligations to meet personal and family needs across the life span. The course addresses consumer rights and responsibilities, family spending decisions, issues affecting the consumers and the U.S. economy, effective consumer buying and consumer protection, credit management, technology applications and implications in financial management, retirement planning, and family financial security. Career options available in consumer and resource management and strategies for managing multiple family, community, and wage earner roles are part of the content.



Individual and Family Life

Equals 1/2 credit for High School Graduation.

This course focuses on personal development, interpersonal relationships, effective individual and family functioning, and career preparation-all within a changing society. This course addresses personal identity, responsibilities of living as an independent adult, relationship development outside the family, and factors related to marital success. Special attention is focused on understanding the roles, responsibilities, and impact of family on individuals and society, promoting and strengthening the family unit, the impact of technology on career options and family life, and managing multiple family, community, and wage-earner roles.



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