Presentation on theme: "CAREERS CLASS Orange and Blue Starts with you!. What is Careers? A class to help you: Prepare for post secondary and careers Achieve Academic Success."— Presentation transcript:
What is Careers? A class to help you: Prepare for post secondary and careers Achieve Academic Success Make the most of your High School Career
How will Careers Help You? Navigate through your high school years. Chart and prepare your post-high school journey. Prepare your portfolio. (graduation requirement) Prepare for your Student Led Conference. (graduation requirement)
Why Do I Need Careers? It is a graded course. WA State graduation requirement Counts toward Athletic and Activity eligibility Helps keep you on track to graduate
When Does Careers Meet? Mondays and Tuesdays between 2 nd and 3 rd periods.
Your Advisor Is Here To SUPPORT your academic achievement ADVOCATE for you when you need help. Help you NAVIGATE through high school. Help you build your PORTFOLIO. Help you prepare your STUDENT LED CONFERENCE. Not just a pretty face!
Portfolio Requirement 3 inch three ring binder with dividers and page protectors. –Bring these to class by September 17 Three portfolio sections: –LEARNER –CAREER –CITIZEN
LEARNER Documents Four Best Works –Must be something where you did your best, learned something, and are proud of your work. –Must be from 4 different classes. –One due each quarter. –Your teachers may give you recommendations for Best Work submissions. Goal Setting Progress Report Reflections Semester Reflection Transcript Credit Check Reading Log
Reading Log Reminder You are going to read the equivalent of 25 books this year! The majority of this will be done in your classes, as class assignments. When you are assigned reading material, document it in your reading log and track the amount of pages. –Reading Log documentation has been handed out to you. It may also be found online. 200 pages of fiction = 1 book 100 pages of non-fiction = 1 book Any additional reading you do needs to be documented in your reading log.
CAREER Documents College/Career Fair Career Pathways Interest Survey Post-Secondary Options Presentation Job Shadow Program of Study Post High School Transition Plan
CITIZEN Documents Activities, Honors, Awards –Place copies of awards in your portfolio. –Keep track of these for your resume’, and scholarship/college applications. Community Connection –10 hours are required each year of high school. Four of the 10 this year must be from a Job Shadow experience. –Start thinking of what you will do this year – your Careers teacher must give prior approval. –Once approved, complete and document your hours. –Job Shadow requirements and forms are located in the GK Job Shadow packet. Community Connection/Job Shadow Reflection Paper Community Connection/Job Shadow must be completed in order to successfully pass Careers.
TYPED DOCUMENTS ALL portfolio documents must be submitted in final draft form. (TYPED) We have made this easy for you by having all forms available on Mrs. Session’s website. Open the assignment, type on the form and print it or save it to your Z drive.
PRESENTATION (AKA: Student Led Conference or SLC) Your student Led Conference will take place in May. The SLC is a multi-media presentation (given by you) which includes pieces of your portfolio. You will have 15-20 minutes for your presentation. The SLC is mandatory - it must be successfully completed in order to pass Careers.
Your Presentation Will Address These Questions 1.How will you contribute to society? 2.Who are you socially? 3.How is school going for you? 4.What experiences have you had that make you who you are? 5.Have your skills and career interests changed? How are they driving your career choices? 6.How have you completed your community service hours? What did you learn from your Job Shadow?