Silver and Gold Work Ethics Certificate Criteria

  • Silver Work Ethics Certificate:  A student must earn a minimum of 20 points.                

    Gold Work Ethics Certificate:  A student must earn a minimum of 20 points of which 5 points must be from Standard “F” (Drug free)


    • Attendance Standard
      • (1 pt.)     Student has no more than 5 absences from school during senior year.
      • (2 pts.)    Student has no more than 3 absences from school during the senior year.
      • (3 pts.)    Student has no more than 1 absence from school during the senior year.

     

    • Absence Standard
      • (1 pt.)     Student has no more than one unexcused absence from school during the senior year.
      • (2 pts.)    Student has no unexcused absence from school during the senior year.

     

    • Tardiness Standard
      • (1 pt.)     Student has no more than two unexcused tardies to school during the senior year.
      • (2 pts.)    Student has no more than one unexcused tardy to school during the senior year.

     

    •   Discipline Standard
      • (1 pt.)     Student has no more than one discipline referral during the senior year.
      • (2 pt.)     Student has no discipline referrals during the senior year.

     

    • Overall Grade Point Average Standard
      • (1 pt.)     Student has an overall GPA of 2.0 to 2.9
      • (2 pts.)    Student has an overall GPA of 3.0 to 3.4
      • (3 pts.)    Student has an overall GPA of 3.5 or above

     

    • Drug Free Standard
      • (5 pts.)    Student voluntarily presents written proof as being drug free

     

    • CTE Coursework Standard
      • (1 pt.)     Student has successfully completed at least one CTE Course by the end of the senior year.
      • (2 pts.)    Student has successfully completed two CTE courses by the end of the senior year.
      • (3 pts.)    Student has successfully completed three or more CTE courses by the end of the senior year.

     

    • CTE Competition Standard
      • (1 pt.)     Student has competed in an approved regional level CTE competition during the senior year.
      • (2 pts.)    Student has competed in an approved state level CTE competition during the senior year.
      • (3 pts.)    Student has competed in an approved national level CTE competition during the senior year. 

     

    • TN Promise Standard
      • (2 pts.)    Student is in good standing with TN Promise and has completed the required 8 hours of community service

     

    • Dual Enrollment/Credit Standard
      • (2 pts.)   Student is in good standing with TN Promise and has completed the required 8 hours of community service.

     

    • Industry Certification Standard
      • (2 pts.)    Student has received a national industry certification during or before the senior year. 

     

    • Enrollment in Post-Secondary Standard
      • (2 pts.)    Student is registered or has applied at a post-secondary institution for the fall of the graduating year.

     

    • Industry Awareness Standard
      • (1 pt.)     Student has participated in one industry awareness event during the senior year.
      • (2 pts.)    Student has participated in more than one industry awareness event during the senior year.
      • (3 pts.)    Student has participated in an internship or work based learning activity.