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HIGH SCHOOL What should you know! Georgia Career Information System High School Programs Educational Options after High School Woodstock High School See the “Student Services Staff” page for counselors and e-mail addresses!
GOAL Participants will receive information regarding the transition from middle school to high school and the importance of career planning in this transitional period.
Objectives: Students/Parents will understand the importance of career planning. Students/Parents will receive information regarding student educational options after high school. Students/Parents will become familiar with high school programs at the local high school. Students/Parents will be exposed to the Georgia Career Information System and how this system can assist students in planning for their future.
Georgia Career Information System (GCIS) Is a comprehensive career planning program that provides high- quality, accurate, and current information. Insert your local system password and id here
High School Clubs/Organizations Career/Technology Student Organizations –Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) for students who have chosen Business and Information Technology as a career focus –DECA for students who have chosen marketing as a career focus –Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) for students who have chosen Family and Consumer Science as a career focus –Skills USA VICA for students who have chosen Trade and Industry or Health and Medical as a career focus –GA Technology Student Association (GA TSA) for students who have chosen technology education as a career focus –Vocational Opportunities Club of America (VOCA) for students who participate in Project Success to learn leadership skills and gain experience in the world of work. –Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) for students who have chosen Health and Medical Technology as a career focus
High School Clubs/Organizations Drama Club Journalism National BETA Club (academic) National Honor Society (academic) National Technical Honor Society (academic/career) Governor’s Honor Program (academic) For more information about these organizations go to: www.nhs.us/ www.betaclub.org www.nvths.org www.doe.k12.ga.us/support/sss/ghp.asp
Earning College Credit in HS Advance Placement (AP)-students can exempt classes or acquire advanced standing in college classes through participation in the College Board advance placement program Joint Enrollment-allows students to earn college credit. Dual Enrollment-HOPE allows students to simultaneously earn technical college and high school credit Dual Enrollment-ACCEL allows students to simultaneously earn degree program credit and high school credit. Articulated Credit-allows students who successfully complete an approved articulated course at the secondary school to have advanced standing/credit in postsecondary technical college programs. HOPE hours begin once a student attempts hours, even while in high school! additional information, go to: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/about.html (Advance Placement) http://www.gsfc.org/main/publishing/pdf/2004/accel_summary.pdf (Dual Enrollment-ACCEL) http://www.gsfc.org/main/publishing/pdf/2004/hope_highlights.pdf (HOPE changes)
Other important programs you should know about… Tech Prep Work-based Learning Programs –Field Trips –Job Shadowing –School-based Enterprise –Entrepreneurial Ventures –Internship/Practicum –Clinical Experiences –Cooperative Education –Youth Apprenticeship Go to www.doe.k12.ga.us for more informationwww.doe.k12.ga.us
What level of education do students need to reach their career goal? Options after high school …educational exploration
Postsecondary education and/or training is becoming more and more important when preparing for future employment.
The fact is... By 2010, more than 42 percent of job growth in the economy will require a vocational certificate, associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, or higher. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The fact is... Between 2000 and 2010, jobs that require an associate’s degree are projected to grow at a much faster rate than the average of all jobs: 21.7% v. 15.2% Bureau of Labor Statistics
The fact is... Six of the ten fastest growing jobs from 2002 to 2010 require some form of postsecondary education, and this trend will continue. Bureau of Labor Statistics February 2004 Monthly Labor ReviewFebruary 2004 Monthly Labor Review. Network systems and data communication analysts/4-year degree Physician Assistant/4-year degree Medical records and health information technician/2-year degree Computer software engineers, applications/4-year degree Computer software engineers, system software/4-year degree Physical Therapist Assistants/2-year degree
Two-year degree or more University of Georgia (Research) Georgia Southern University (Regional) State University of West Georgia (Senior) Atlanta Metropolitan College (Two-year) NOTE: Board of Regents requirements for admissions to these institutions are different with each level.
Technical Colleges Atlanta Technical College West Georgia Technical College DeKalb Technical College Griffin Technical College Gwinnett Technical College North Metro Technical College Lanier Technical College Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education (DTAE) http://www.dtae.org/ http://www.gsfc.org
Special Purpose Schools International School of Skin and Nail Care Southeastern School of Aeronautics Bauder College Brown College of Court Reporting and Medical Transcription Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Services National Center of Paralegal Training Executive Travel Institution Georgia Driving Academy
ASVAB-Armed Services Vocational Assessment Battery GCIS has a military file that will relate civilian jobs to military life.
Apprenticeships Bricklayers Carpenters Cement Mason Electricians Heating/Cooling System Mechanics Heavy Equipment Operators Ironworkers Plumbers/Pipe fitters Roofers Welders
Georgia HOPE Scholarship Be a high school graduate Maintain a 3.0 average on a 4.0 scale in college prep core curriculum classes (16 units in Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Foreign Language); maintain a 3.2 average on a 4.0 scale in Career/Technology core curriculum classes (14 units in Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies) Students are limited to 190 quarter hours or 127 semester hours including Dual Enrollment- HOPE, Dual Enrollment-ACCEL and Joint Enrollment at technical colleges. May, 2004. Georgia Student Finance Commission www.gsfc.org
Georgia HOPE Grant Be a high school graduate Award for tuition, book allowance of $150 per quarter, and HOPE-approved mandatory fees. Students are limited to 190 quarter hours or 127 semester hours including Dual Enrollment-HOPE, Dual Enrollment ACCEL and Joint Enrollment at technical colleges. NO MINIMUM GRADE AVERAGE REQUIREMENT