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1 Wilson High School YOUR FUTURE

2 CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

3 EDUCATION HIGH SCHOOL MILITARY 4 YEAR UNIVERSITY 2 YEAR COLLEGE TECHNICAL COLLEGE

4 WORK

5 ARE YOU PREPARING FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL

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7 If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams. Les Brown If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams. Les Brown

8 What are you going to do when you grow up? I DONT KNOW

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11 OUTSOURCING

12 GLOBAL WORKFORCE INDIA POPULATION 1,082,418,998 15%= 162,362,850 CHINA POPULATION 1,307,393,221 25% 326,848,305 UNITED STATES 296,121,748

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14 Getting to Breakthrough State Learning Goals Read with comprehension, write with skill and communicate effectively and responsibly Read with comprehension, write with skill and communicate effectively and responsibly Know and apply the core concepts and principles of mathematics; social, physical and life sciences; the arts; and health and fitness Know and apply the core concepts and principles of mathematics; social, physical and life sciences; the arts; and health and fitness Think analytically, logically and creatively, and integrate experience and knowledge to form reasoned judgments and solve problems Think analytically, logically and creatively, and integrate experience and knowledge to form reasoned judgments and solve problems Understand the importance of work and how performance, effort and decisions affect career and educational opportunities Understand the importance of work and how performance, effort and decisions affect career and educational opportunities

15 COST TO LIVE Living wage estimates for Washington State ( ) are: Single adult - $21,322, assuming full time work on a year round basis Single adult, one child - $27,288 Single adult, two children - $35,079 Two adults, both working, two children - $38,369 (combined incomes) (Information provided by Washington State Department of Employment Security) (Information provided by Washington State Department of Employment Security)

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20 How Do You Want To Live Your Life

21 WSU Englishfour years, including at least three of composition and literature Mathematicsone year each of algebra 1, geometry, and advanced algebra; an additional (senior) year is recommended Sciencetwo years, including one year of lab science (biology, chemistry, or physics) Foreign languagetwo years of a single language other than English, including American Sign Language Social Sciencethree years, including at least one year of history Artsone year in fine, visual, or performing arts or an additional year of the courses listed above

22 COST OF EDUCATON Undergraduate Resident$254 per credit hour Non-Resident$704 per credit hour

23 Vocational Degree Clover Park Technical College Culinary Arts $ hr. 55wks. 5qts Media Design $ hrs. 73 wks. 8qts Auto Technician $ hrs. 62 wks. 6qts.

24 Free Education vs. Paid A report by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education shows that 24.9 percent of 2001 high school graduates attending Colorado's public colleges were assigned to college prep courses. A report by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education shows that 24.9 percent of 2001 high school graduates attending Colorado's public colleges were assigned to college prep courses.

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27 Industry Projected Need Automotive Construction Energy Financial services Geospatial Technology Health care Hospitality Information Technology Retail Transportation Advanced Manufacturing 413, , , , , , ,000 2,040,000 1,456,000 1,079,000 2,277,000

28 What Is Your Degree Worth Chemical engineering: $51,853 Electrical engineering: $49,946 Computer science : $47,419 Accounting: $40,546 Marketing: $34,628 History: $32,108 English: $30,108 Psychology: $27,454 NACE Summer 2003 Salary Survey

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31 EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

32 REASONS FOR NOT GETTING THE JOB Low grades and low levels of academic accomplishments Low grades and low levels of academic accomplishments Poor attitudes, lack of self-confidence Poor attitudes, lack of self-confidence Lack of goals, poorly motivated Lack of goals, poorly motivated Lack of enthusiasm, lack of drive, little evidence of leadership potential Lack of enthusiasm, lack of drive, little evidence of leadership potential Lack of preparation for the interview Lack of preparation for the interview Excessive interest in security and benefits, unrealistic salary demands and expectations Excessive interest in security and benefits, unrealistic salary demands and expectations Inadequate preparation for type of work, inappropriate background Inadequate preparation for type of work, inappropriate background Lack of extracurricular activities Lack of extracurricular activities Inadequate basic skills (reading, writing, math) Inadequate basic skills (reading, writing, math)

33 Work hard so you can Work hard so you can CHOOSE CHOOSE your future your future

34 LABOR MARKET MYTHS In the future, most jobs will require a 4-year college degree.In the future, most jobs will require a 4-year college degree. Most high-wage jobs in the future will be in technical fields that require a 4-year college degree.Most high-wage jobs in the future will be in technical fields that require a 4-year college degree. Because 4-year college graduate earn more than those having less education, a 4-year degree guarantees above-average earnings.Because 4-year college graduate earn more than those having less education, a 4-year degree guarantees above-average earnings.

35 MYTHS The total labor force demand for college graduates is sufficient to ensure commensurate employment for all that receive a 4-year college degree.The total labor force demand for college graduates is sufficient to ensure commensurate employment for all that receive a 4-year college degree. In light of the oversupply of 4-year college graduates, college graduates will displace nondegree holders in good jobs that do not require a college degree.In light of the oversupply of 4-year college graduates, college graduates will displace nondegree holders in good jobs that do not require a college degree.

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37 CAREER INFORMATION E guidance E guidance Career cruising Career cruising WOIS WOIS Career Voyages Career Voyages U.S. Dept. of Labor U.S. Dept. of Labor

38 TEN STEPS FOR SUCCESS 1.Be here 2.Be here on time 3.Be friendly 4.Be polite 5.Be prepared 6.Be a listener 7.Be a doer 8.Be a quality worker 9.Be a positive risk taker 10.Be a success

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40 Day dreaming vs. Vision All our dreams can come true, All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney Walt Disney

41 Challenge/Interest & Attitude + Education Training =

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