1. Apply appropriate technical skills and academic knowledge. 2. Communicate clearly, effectively, and with reason. 3. Develop an education and career plan aligned with personal goals. 4. Apply technology to enhance productivity. 5. Utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. 6. Practice personal health and understand financial literacy. 7. Act as a responsible citizen in the workplace and the community. 8. Model integrity, ethical leadership, and effective management. 9. Work productively in teams while integrating cultural and global competence. 10. Demonstrate creativity and innovation. 11. Employ valid and reliable research strategies. 12. Understand the environmental, social, and economic impacts of decisions. from The California Department of Education. Adapted for California and based on the "Career Ready Practices" adopted by the Common Career Technical Core (CCTC).