Presentation on theme: "St. Georges Technical High School Freshman Reapplication Process March 12, 2015 Chad Harrison, Ed.D. Assistant Principal."— Presentation transcript:
St. Georges Technical High School Freshman Reapplication Process March 12, 2015 Chad Harrison, Ed.D. Assistant Principal
Tonight’s Agenda Review Career & Transition Program Reapplication Data Reapplication Timeline Career Placement Criteria F.A.Q.
The St.Georges Careers & Transition Experience Careers & Transition Coursework Career Development Interview Skills Career Literacy Student Success Plan (SSP) Character Education Vocational Math Communication Skills Workplace Safety Financial Literacy Internet Safety Employability Skills Bullying Prevention
Student Success Plans Students create -- Student Success Plans! Every student will continue to work on their Student Success Plan as a part of their graduation requirement. This plan will be created by the student with the guidance of an advisor, teachers and their parent(s). Each student will utilize technology such as Career Cruising to research and track their plan. Parents are asked to review their child’s Student Success Plan each year.
The Exploratory Rotation Experience Live Look Ins & Rotations Last fall, students toured & visited each of the sixteen Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs during their Career and Transition classes. Selected six programs to visit on exploratory rotations. Purpose Purpose Inform reapplication decision Inform reapplication decision
Career Placement Criteria Career placement is based on several factors including: grades, attendance, discipline record, and career instructor’s recommendation.
Which career programs usually oversubscribe? Athletic Health Care HVAC Electrical Trades Culinary Arts EMS Web & Print Biotechnology Early Childhood
Reapplication Timeline March 18 th - Reapplication form given to students March 20 th - Reapplication form due back to CAT teacher signed (except for last rotation due March 25th). April 1 st - Career program acceptance letters mailed to home address April 21st- Career Placement Ceremony for Students
Frequently Asked Questions Is my student guaranteed his/her first choice? No. While we make every attempt to place students in one of their top choices, we must look at each career area to evaluate how many students that area can handle safely and effectively. Some of our career areas are required, through their national certification boards, to adhere to a strict teacher- student ratio.
Can my child apply to any career program? Yes-However, in oversubscribed areas preference will be given to students who explored the program on rotations.
Frequently Asked Questions When will my student know about his/her career selection? Letters for career placement will be mailed by April 1 st. Who should I contact if I have any questions? Please contact Dr. Harrison, firstname.lastname@example.org or your child's Guidance Counselor if you have any questions. email@example.com
The Path to Career Success The exploratory program is a unique and valuable educational experience for our students. We know that they are informed to make an educated reapplication decision. We share their excitement as they move into this next step on this amazing journey! Thank you for your support.