CAREER INFORMATION AND EXPLORATION (Career Planning)
Grades 9-12 Semester Fee: $.50
This course includes analyzing students’ interests; researching the education to reach their career objective; exploring career goals; researching the education to reach these career goals; researching job opportunities and labor market; and preparing an interview portfolio. Students will be introduced and have the opportunity to research career clusters. Students will also be introduced to skills and traits needed to be a good employee in today’s workforce.
CAREER INFORMATION AND EXPLORATION II (Internships)
Grades 1 1-12 Semester
This course provides an opportunity for students to build a portfolio including: a job application, resume, application letter, thank you letter, and three references. The remaining fifteen ( 15 ) weeks students will be placed with an employer. They will spend four (4) hours per week during class time with the employer. meeting only one day to review the week’s experiences. Students are required to provide their own transportation. No one with a discipline history will be admitted unless approved in writing by the Building Principal.
PLATO (CREDIT RECOVERY)
Grades 10-12 Semester/Year
Any student who is considered deficient in credits (sophomores = 10 or less, juniors = 18 or less, seniors = 28 or less) will be required to enroll in one (1) semester of PLATO (credit recovery) in order to make up loss credits for graduation. Students may be offered Plato throughout their High School career as a method to recover credits due to failure. Students may take Plato for replacement credit on an individual basis with consent of Administration, Counselor and Department Chair.
Grades 9-12 Semester/Year
Peer Tutoring provides high school students with an organized exploratory experience to assist students in High School grade nine through twelve (9-12), through a helping relationship, with their studies and personal growth and development. The course provides opportunities for the students taking the course to develop a basic understanding
of individual differences and to explore career options in related fields. Peer Tutoring experiences are preplanned by the teacher trainer and any cooperating teacher under whom the tutoring is to be provided. It must be conducted under the supervision of a licensed teacher. The course provides a balance of class work relating to the development of and use of: (1) listening skills, (2) communication skills, (3) facilitation skills, (4) decision-making skills, and (5) teaching strategies.