Presentation on theme: "Graduation Action Plan 11th Grade Career/College Planning Unit Module One: Self-Awareness."— Presentation transcript:
Graduation Action Plan 11th Grade Career/College Planning Unit Module One: Self-Awareness
What do YOU need to do or know before graduating from High School? BRAINSTORM
Unit Format Five Modules will be presented : »Self Awareness »Educational Awareness »Necessary Steps »Post-Secondary Plan »The World of Work Students complete Summary Sheet information for each module At conclusion of all five Modules, students and parents sign Summary Sheet and return it to school Counselors maintain Summary Sheets for future reference
Interest Inventory Choices Explorer/Choices Planner –username:__________________ –password:__________________ Complete Interest Inventory Complete Major Finder Explore Careers Explore Programs
Identify the most important characteristic (brainstorm examples: independence, creativity, flexibility, structure, leadership,etc.) of the occupation you will pursue. Besides MONEY!
Identify Your Greatest Ability or Strength What are you good at? What do you do well? What do others compliment you on doing well?
Summary: Self-Awareness Every occupation has many characteristics (besides the amount of money you earn!) Everyone has abilities or skills that will be useful in their career Choices Planner and Choices Explorer are great on-line career/education resources that you can use at school or at home Interests/Skills help you decide on a college major or field of work College Majors: prepare you for a wide variety of occupations