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1 7 th Grade PEP Goal Setting

2 Overview 1)Review SMART Goals 2)Review goals & pathways 3)Explore co-curricular opportunities 4)Learn the components of a resume 5)Complete College in Colorado resume

3 SMART Goals o Specific (who, what, where when, why, how) o Something you can Measure so you know when you have reached it o Attainable (within your power and actions to make it happen) o Realistic (within your reach to achieve) o Timely (set a timeline for when you will reach your goal)

4 Co-curricular Opportunities Academic goals are very important. However, just as important are activities that support but are not directly a part of your academic program. These activities are called co-curricular activities. Co-curricular activities can help you discover your talents, explore your interests, reach your goals and even build your resume. Examples: o Clubs: Art, drama, debate, mock trial, yearbook, etc. o Sports: volleyball, golf, baseball, football, tennis, track, etc. o Pre-collegiates: AVID, Colorado Uplift, Gear-up, etc.

5 Co-Curricular activities can help build pathways to your goals Goals Long-term (5-10 years) Intermediate goals (2-5 years) Pathways Short-term goals and the steps to get there (1 month, 2 months, 6 months, or within 1-2 years)

6 WHY: 1) 5) 2) 6) 3) 7) 4) 8) 1) 2) 3) 4) Track 5 ) Part- GOAL: _ Helping __ __ Career Path_ ______ ___________________ (EXAMPLE) Earn 3s &/or 4s on report card & make National Honor Society Leadership at church youth group & tutor at local teen center Participate in pre-collegiate program, project voice, & class council & basketball team recognition time job to save for college

7 Co-curricular Activities 1.Using your handout, compile a list of your current school and community co-curricular activities. 2.Using your handout, list your co-curricular goals or future activities. For instance, list some clubs or sports teams you might be interested in joining. 3.Write a short-term SMART goal regarding one of these activities.

8 Co-curricular Activities 1.Student Council or Student Leadership 2.National Honor Society 3.Project Voice 4.Sports Teams (e.g. volleyball, cross-country, football, basketball, wrestling, track, golf, baseball, softball, swimming, tennis, cheerleading, dance or step team, etc.) 5.Band, jazz band, marching band, flags, choir, swing choir, drama, theatre, etc. 6.Clubs (e.g. boys and girls club, art/drama club, debate, mock trial, GSA, chess club, step club, future film makers, yearbook, FBLA, etc.) 7.Volunteer or service learning activities 8.Pre-collegiate programs (e.g. AVID, Colorado Uplift, Gear-up, etc.) 9.YouthBiz or after school programs 10.Youth Group, Young Life, etc. 1.Cross-country 2.After school or summer program 3.Peer tutoring 4.Volunteering at a hospital In December, I will try out for the school basketball team. Between now and December, I will practice with friends at least 2 times per week. examples

9 Resume Resume o Document that highlights your strengths, skills, education, leadership, and work or related experience (e.g. your co-curricular activities) o Used as a tool to market or sell yourself when applying for a job, scholarship, college program, or another related opportunity.

10 Go to Sign in using the information below: Click Sign In (dps + student ID number) (6 digit birthday, mmddyy) dps

11 Resume Builder 1.Click Career Planning 2.Scroll down to the box that says Get a Job and click the link 3.Click the Resume Builder link 4.Click Build a new resume

12 Components of a Resume Personal Information Career/Cluster goal Skills & Qualifications Work History (Skip) Education (Skip) Certificates (Skip) Activities & awards Interests or hobbies References Your resume format 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6)

13 1) Personal Information

14 2) Employment Objective If you have a specific career goal in mind, use the drop down list to search for your career. If you are unsure, click Continue without selecting a specific career goal If you click this, another box will appear. Type in your general career goal in the box provided (e.g. Health, Law, Building/Construction, Human Services, Education, Business, Natural Resources, Arts/Communication, etc)

15 3) Skills & Qualifications -Complete my homework on time -Organize class materials -Take notes for class -Work well with others to complete group projects -Set short- and long-term goals -Ask for help when needed -Read and understand a variety of material -Use technology to access information -Communicate effectively with others examples

16 Work History, Education, and Certificates/Licenses These 3 sections will be critically important for your future resume. However, at this point, you likely dont have a significant work history, an educational degree, or any certificates or licenses. You may skip these sections by clicking My work history is complete, etc.

17 4)Accomplishments & Activities -Basketball team captain -Track/Cross-country, most improved award -Youth Group Leadership Team -Band and jazz band, 2 nd chair -National Honor Society -Student Council -Project Voice -Peer Tutoring -Yearbook -Mock trial and debate team examples

18 5) Your Interests -Dancing -Reading -Working out -Listening to music -Babysitting -Snowboarding -Playing basketball examples

19 6) References Skip the Other Information section Complete the References section. Type in the name of a few teachers or other adult mentors who might be willing to speak to your strengths and/or recommend you for future employment. Mr. Roberts Mrs. Smith example Otherwise click to Add References available upon request to the end of your resume

20 Final Resume Select a format and then click See your resume to view your completed resume!

21 Congratulations You just completed your first resume!

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