# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Independent Living Task 1256907882

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Establish short- and long-term personal goals.


Establishing goals should include
  • defining the term goal
  • visualizing one’s future
  • determining the relationship between goals and success
  • identifying resources (e.g., human, financial, environmental, community, material)
  • identifying management skills (e.g., time management, task prioritization, project management)
  • creating a list of long-term and short-term goals, using the SMART goal format
  • selecting an important long-term goal and writing short-term goals to support it
  • defining value and identifying the relationships between values and goals and values and behavior
  • examining factors that affect goals.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What factors influence your short- and long-term personal goals?
  • What can you do to achieve your future goals?
  • Why are lifetime goals important? What are the consequences of not creating a list of lifetime goals?
  • How are you responsible for setting goals in your life?
  • How do your goals affect you? Your family? Others?
  • What are your values? How do your values affect your goals?
  • How do your values affect your behavior?
  • What are the consequences of setting goals based on universal values?
  • How does communicating your goals with others impact your success?
  • How do goals contribute to success?
  • Why are short-term goals important in the process of goal setting?
  • What happens when your goals and values conflict with each other?
  • How can using the SMART goal format contribute to success?
  • What circumstances would make you feel it necessary to re-evaluate goals?
  • What happens to goals when personal circumstances change?
  • What can you do in the next few months to begin working on your lifetime goals?
  • What is the result when your career goals do not match the goals of your company/employer?

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Families First: Balancing Family and Career


Families First: Families Today


Families First: Meet the Challenge


Families First: Parent Practice


Families First: You-Me-Us


Power of One: A Better You


Power of One: Family Ties


Student Body: The Real You


Student Body: The Resilient You


FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Chapter Service Project Display


Interpersonal Communications




National Programs in Action


Professional Presentation


Public Policy Advocate


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Determine goals for life-long learning and leisure opportunities for all family members.


Analyze goals that support individuals and family members in carrying out community and civic responsibilities.


Analyze how individuals and families make choices to satisfy needs and wants.