Presentation on theme: "Utilizing the ACT EXPLORE Protocol Michael Runner, Counselor Taylor County Middle School firstname.lastname@example.org 304-265-0722 http://wvde.state.wv.us/counselors/protocols.html."— Presentation transcript:
1 Utilizing the ACT EXPLORE Protocol Michael Runner, Counselor Taylor County Middle School
2 EXPLORE TEST 1/5 WV Clearinghouse Representative What is the EXPLORE? Understanding the testSample test actstudent.org/exploreEXPLORE Parent Letter, brochure
3 EXPLORE TEST 2/5 World-of-Work Map CFWV Introduce 5 Year Plan 8th Grade LINKS Lesson 7 (results)
4 EXPLORE TEST 3/5 Results mid-December Students to computer lab Score reports interpreted8th Grade LINKS Lesson 7 (results)Parent Night / WV Clearinghouse
5 EXPLORE TEST 4/5 Career Cluster / Pathway High School Registration Data point for honors coursesData point for freshman academyDropout PreventionEarly Intervention Rosters
6 EXPLORE TEST 5/5 College / Career Planning Non-secure booklets to teachersStimulates DiscussionsCollegeInterestsCareer Planning
7 Utilizing the PLAN Protocol Lori Helmick, Counselor St Utilizing the PLAN Protocol Lori Helmick, Counselor St. Marys High School (w)
8 PLAN TESTExplain the importance of the interest inventory. Take time to complete and focus on “scatter.”Other possibilities: CFWV or Career Direction with Army National Guard.LINKS: Lesson 10.9
9 CFWV Career Planning Explore Careers Options to Search Career Clusters Military CareersSpecific Careers
10 SMHS Guidance Page on Edline Contents**Career Planning for the SophomoreYearGeneral InfoArts and HumanitiesBusiness and MarketingEngineering/TechnicalHealth ServicesHuman ServicesScience and Natural ResourcesSMHS Course Description Document2007LinksCareer Launch--Boys and Girls Club ProgamCareer Train from Career Direction ProgramCollege Foundation of West VirginiaPathways to SuccessPSAT College SearchWorld of Work MapWV Department Website with Scholarships, Etc.WV State Programs of Study
11 Go to 10th grade English classes to view PowerPoint Interpretive Visual
12 WV ClearinghouseWill come and make a presentation in the computer lab to cover the results.
14 Sophomore Interview Review EXPLORE & PLAN results. Review World of World Map Interests with Program of Study ChoiceFinish the next 2 years of the ISTP.Send copy of the Program of Study home for signature and ISTP for students to use to schedule.
15 Scheduling StudentsWatch Professional and Skilled Pathways and curricula for each (Conceptual/Applied)If limited programs of study at the vocational center, make sure you adjust your programs of study on file.Recommend credit recovery and summer school programs to keep students with their cohort as much as possible.
16 Other Links ACT EXPLORE http://www.actstudent.org/explore/ ACT PLANLINKSWV ClearinghouseWV School Counseling Protocols