Presentation on theme: "El Cajon Valley High School Guidance Department"— Presentation transcript:
1 El Cajon Valley High School Guidance Department BE BRAVEEl Cajon Valley High School Guidance Department
2 OUR TIME TOGETHER Graduation Requirements How to Read Your Transcript Life After High SchoolHow to Get Into a 4 Year UniversityA-G RequirementsNCAA Requirements (Intercollegiate Sports)College Entrance ExamsCourse PlannerCTE Pathways at ECVElective OptionsRegistration ProcessECV Guidance DepartmentQuestions
3 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS SubjectRequiredEnglish40 creditsSocial Science35 creditsFine Arts or World Language10 creditsMathematics (Algebra req.)30 creditsLife SciencePhysical ScienceTechnology Requirement5 creditsPhysical Education20 creditsElectives60 creditsAdditional Requirements:Career Plan – Met with Counselor (Post Secondary Plan)California High School Exit Exam (Math/ English)Fitness Gram – required to be enrolled in PE until Fitness Gram is passed.
5 LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL 4-year College or University Community College (UC, CSU, private colleges, out of state)Community College(Grossmont, Cuyamaca, Mesa, City, Southwestern)Technical/Trade Schools (Vocational)(Culinary, Beauty, Arts, Automotive, etc.)Apprentice ProgramsPlumbing, Sheet Metal, Electrical, etc.)Armed ForcesNavy, Marines, National Guard, Air Force, Army, Coast Guard)
6 A-G REQUIREMENTS (CSU/ UC required) SubjectRequiredRecommendedASocial Science2 yearsBEnglish4 yearsCMath (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)3 yearsDLab ScienceEForeign Language3+ yearsFVisual/ Performing Arts1 year1+ yearsGCollege Prep ElectiveAll courses must be at the college prep level or higher and be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
7 NCAA REQUIREMENTS – 2013 & Beyond (Inter-collegiate Sports) Core CoursesDivision IDivision IIEnglish4 years3 yearsMath2 yearsNatural/Physical Science+ Additional English, Math Or Science1 yearSocial ScienceAdditional Courses (from any area above, foreign language or nondoctrinal religion/ philosophy)College Admissions Tests and GPA Requirements:Division I – a sliding scale for test score and grade point averageDivision II – Minimum SAT is 820; Minimum ACT sum is 68
8 COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMS 10th GradeTake PSAT in October11th GradeTake SAT in late SpringTake ACT in late SpringTake SAT Subject tests – If your universities of interest recommend SAT Subject tests, take it immediately after completing the course.12th GradeTake SAT in early FallTake ACT in early FallTake SAT Subject tests – If your universities of interest require SAT Subject test, take it immediately after completing the course
9 UPCOMING TEST DATES SAT Reasoning and SAT Subject Test Dates Test Date: 5/5/12 Registration Deadline: 4/6/12Test Date: 6/2/12 Registration Deadline: 5/8/12ACT with Writing Test DatesTest Date: 4/14/12 Registration Deadline: 3/9/12Test Date: 6/9/12 Registration Deadline: 5/4/12Fee waivers are available for those who qualify. See your Counselor in the Guidance Office.
10 is at your finger tips from any computer with internet access. COURSE PLANNERis at your finger tips from any computer with internet access.
11 2012-2013 Course Selections using Career Cruising’s COURSE PLANNER Use Course Planner to:Select your courses for next yearDevelop your high school education planReview courses you have completed, are currently taking or plan to take in the future.Review A-G course requirements and check your completion status.Review NCAA requirements and check your completion status.
12 Access Career Cruising and Course Planner Go toSelect the students tab and click on the link.Login with your username and passwordUsername: CC-Your ID #Password: computer loginYou will go to your Portfolio HomepageClick on from the list on the left hand side of the screen.
13 Course PlannerYou will be focusing on the upcoming school year in the dashed box.In this example it is Year 10Year 9 includes courses, grades and credits completed as well as courses in progress.On the far right, you will see a credit summary.Below that are recommended CLUSTERS or PATHWAYS based on your Career Matchmaker results.
14 Required Courses (Yellow Slot) Click on the Course Planner tab & begin selecting courses.To add a required course, click the plus ‘+’ icon that appears on the right of any yellow slot.All courses available to fulfill the requirement are in yellow.Hover over any course to review the description & prerequisites.Click the plus ‘+’ icon next to the course you want to select.
15 Required Courses and Co-Requisites You will return to the Course Planner tab.The course you selected and all co-requisites will appear.
16 Elective Courses (White Slot) To add an elective course, click the plus ‘+’ icon that appears on the right of any white slot.Be sure the View By: is set to Discipline to startUse the drop down menu to explore Discipline typesIf you are a 9th grader, consider joining a CTE or Science Pathway that matches your interests.
17 Elective Course Selection Hover over any course to review the description & prerequisites and note the Grade restrictions.Click the plus ‘+’ icon next to the course you want to select.You will return to the Course Planner tab.The course you selected & all co-requisites will appear.If you selected a pathway, you should add the corresponding courses to Year 11 and Year 12.
18 The BLUE and RED Symbols The Blue symbol means there is a WARNING that you must read.Hover over the blue dot & the note will appear.Example: “You have selected a course that you have previously completed. This course will not count as additional credit.”The Red symbol means there is an ALERT that you must read.Hover over the red dot & the note will appear.Example: “You do not have the proper pre-requisite, please select the proper pre-requisite or speak to your counselor.”
19 Alternate for Electives For each elective you have selected, you must select an alternate.To select your alternates, click the ‘+’ icon on the Alternate slot.Select an alternate course for each elective selection by clicking the ‘+’ icon on the alternative slot.You will have to select the co-requisite to match in the second alternate slot.
20 Alternates and Red Alerts A Red Alert symbol will appear.Hover over the symbol for instructions. Example: “This course has a co-requisite requirement of G274 Spanish 4C. Please add course or see your counselor.”If you add the required course as the next alternate, the Red Alert will disappear.If you do not have the required pre-requisite, add the course or select another alternate course.Click the SAVE button at the bottom of the page.
21 Diploma & Certifications Tab The Diploma & Certifications Tab allows you to review graduation requirements.On the right you can see the credits you have earned, have planned in course planner, as well as those you have remaining to add into course planner.The Quick Summary bar allows you to see your progress If your course planner is complete for all 4 years, you should only see green and yellow.
22 A-G and NCAA Requirements Using the pull down menu, you can also review your progress in the A-G Requirements as well NCAA Requirements.
23 Review, Print & SharePlease review your selections with your parent/guardian before your class returns to the guidance office.Review all Red Alerts and Blue Warnings.You can print a draft by clicking the print icon at the top right of the course planner.Feel free to continue to plan future years. Don’t worry, all other years are for planning only. Only the dashed year matters right now.
24 Final Review & SUBMITBe sure to review ALL required and elective course offerings and YOUR SELECTIONS.You can select and remove courses as often as you want UNTIL you click the SUBMIT button.Once you meet with your counselor, your courses will be locked in and will not be changed.
26 MORE PATHWAYS Biomedical Technology Pathway 9th Grade10th Grade11th Grade12th GradeMedical BiologyMedical ChemistryMicrobiology/BiotechnologyInternshipManufacturing & Product Development: Welding2-Year CommitmentYear 1Year 2OptionalCourses can be taken in any 2 year blockIntro to Fabrication & WeldingAdvance Fabrication & WeldingWelding Certifications (Evening Course)Hospitality Pathway: Restaurant Services2-Year CommitmentYear 1Year 2Courses can be taken in any 2 year blockRestaurant Services
27 MORE ELECTIVE OPTIONS VISUAL ARTS Art Ceramics/3-D Design Jewelry/3-D DesignPhotographyComputer 3D Design & AnimationWORLD LANGUAGESSpanishSpanish for Spanish SpeakersGermanMandarin ChineseOTHER ELECTIVESAVIDJournalismPublicationsLeadershipVideo ProductionRestaurant ServicesPeer TutorTeacher PrepTeacher Assistant (students w/severe handicaps)INDUSTRIAL ARTSMedia (Printing & Graphics)PERFORMING ARTSBeginning GuitarChoirConcert/Marching BandBeginning InstrumentsTheatre
28 REGISTRATION PROCESS Registration Packets distributed late May Due back early JuneMUST be filled out completelyID pictures for next year will be taken in early June
31 GUIDANCE INFORMATION SPECIALISTS Glenn Recasner(9th and 10th Grade)Kimberly Roldan(11th and 12th Grade)Marlene Ames(English Language Learners)Laura Conshafter(Counseling Secretary)
32 COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER Open EVERYDAY at Lunch We are there to help with:College ApplicationsFinancial Aid ApplicationsScholarship searchesCourse PlannerPost Secondary PlansJob ApplicationsTranscript ReviewsORFeel free to just stop in, say hello and eat lunch!