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1 CAREER GUIDANCE WASHINGTON LESSONS FOR GRADES 6-12

2 PROJECT ORIGINS Developed to highlight Washington-specific resources for students A collaboration: OSPI, state agencies, educational institutions Developed in 2011

3 PROJECT GOALS Help students chart pathways to college Highlight Washington requirements Highlight Washington resources and opportunities

4 PROJECT RESOURCES 23 lesson plans, grades 6-12 WA State resources Aligned with standards Common Core State Standards (Reading, Writing, Speaking & Listening, Language) EALR GLEs (Writing, Communication, Educational Technology) ASCA National Standards

5 LESSON FORMAT Lesson plans are 3 pages Each includes: Lesson goals Alignment with standards Materials needed Core, enrichment, exploration activities List of Washington resources Student worksheet, family handout Many are packaged with Power Point presentations

6 STUDENT WORKSHEET FORMAT All worksheets are included in lesson plan packages Guide students through activities and resources Promote self-reflection Demonstrate learning

7 FAMILY HANDOUT FORMAT Introduce families to college and career issues Recap lessons to start family discussions Provide links to Washington resources

8 Many lessons include Power Point presentations Presentations share resources and info Engage students Deepen understanding PRESENTATION FORMAT

9 GRADES lessons on preparing for the future Help make middle school count Lessons on: Intro to STEM Explore Apprenticeship HS & Beyond Plan

10 Introduces 4 components of STEM Explains importance of STEM Shows how students can do STEM Easy to customize with your districts programs GR 6-7: INTRO TO STEM

11 Introduces concept of apprenticeship Explores LNI web site Shows many careers students can pursue Easy to customize with your districts programs GR 6-7: EXPLORE APPRENTICESHIP

12 GR 6-7: HS & BEYOND PLAN Introduces students to HS graduation requirements Students think ahead to set goals for high school Start planning now for course goals in high school

13 GRADES lessons span all 3 middle school grades Help students think ahead to high school Lessons on: Career Interest Survey College Bound Scholarship GET Savings

14 Guides students through an interest survey Helps them identify potential career areas Shows postsecondary training options Based on SBCTCs Check Out A College GR 6-8: CAREER INTEREST SURVEY

15 Introduces the College Bound Scholarship Helps students and families determine if they are eligible Encourages application for eligible students GR 6-8: COLLEGE BOUND SCHOLARSHIP

16 Explains the value of saving Introduces the Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) Program Offers optional financial literacy lessons from Dept of Financial Institutions GR 6-8: GET SAVINGS PROGRAM

17 GRADE 8 4 lessons specifically for Grade 8 students Each focuses on high school transition Lessons on: HS graduation requirements HS course selection HS & Beyond Plan Postsecondary admission

18 GR 8: HS GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Introduces students to HS graduation requirements Students can plan ahead Explains difference between graduation requirements and college admission requirements

19 GR 8: MAKING THE MOST OF HS Provides a guide to high school course planning Ties courses to students goals Introduces resources for students: dual credit, honors, CTE, etc.

20 GR 8: HS & BEYOND PLAN Students set goals for life after high school Complete a preliminary HS & Beyond Plan checklist Learn about reason for HS & Beyond Plan requirement

21 GR 8: POSTSECONDARY ADMISSION Introduces college admission requirements Focuses on WA public colleges Connects high school work to admissions process

22 GRADES lessons specifically for Grade 9-10 students Focus is on making the most of high school Lessons on: Career Interests HS graduation requirements, course selection, HS & Beyond Plan Postsecondary Admission Paying for College

23 GR 9-10: WHERE ARE YOU GOING? Students complete career interest inventory Introduces Workforce Training Boards Where Are You Going guide Students connect interests to education

24 GR 9-10: MAKING THE MOST OF HS 3-lesson series covers: HS graduation requirements HS course planning HS & Beyond Plan Lessons help students find CTE, Skills Center, dual credit opportunities

25 GR 9-10: POSTSECONDARY ADMISSIONS Students review college admission requirements Research entry requirements of a college choice Plan for remaining years in high school

26 GR 9-10: PAYING FOR COLLEGE Students review financial aid concepts Register at theWashBoard.org Identify at least one scholarship match

27 GRADES lessons specifically for Grade students 1 lesson on career exploration 3 lessons on making the most of high school 3 lessons on preparing for postsecondary

28 GR 11-12: CAREER BRIDGE Career exploration based on WA Career Bridge Students explore postsecondary programs for careers of interest Students research postsecondary requirements

29 GR 11-12: MAKING THE MOST OF HS 3-lesson series covers: HS graduation requirements HS & PS course planning HS & Beyond Plan Help students ensure they are prepared for on-time graduation

30 GR 11-12: PREPARING FOR POSTSECONDARY 3-lesson series covers: College Admission Requirements College Application Scholarship Match (TheWashBoard.org) Helps students with the final steps of the postsecondary search process

31 CAREER GUIDANCE WASHINGTON QUESTIONS?


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