Presented by Michele Martin Info & Links at: http://gsetaconference10.wikispaces.com
AGENDA <ul><li>Some context </li></ul><ul><li>Some reasons </li></ul><ul><li>Getting started </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </l...
Youth career decisions based on. . .  <ul><li>Self-Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Career Exploration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E...
Career Awareness <ul><li>Occupations/Industries </li></ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements/Expectations </li>...
Career Preparation <ul><li>Work-based learning experiences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Me...
Career Acquisition <ul><li>Job search skills </li></ul><ul><li>Work experience </li></ul>
Why Go Beyond WIA & TANF? <ul><li>Support for ALL youth </li></ul><ul><li>Improves dropout rates </li></ul><ul><li>Improve...
 
Develop Network <ul><li>Who is interested in supporting career exploration activities for youth, parents and teachers?  </...
Tie to NJ Life & Career Standards
Tie to Teacher Professional Development Requirements
Build in Sustainability <ul><li>Common Vision/Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Leveraged Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Connect to Exist...
 
Use Technology <ul><li>Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul...
Americorps/VISTA
Partner with Employers <ul><li>Fund specific activities </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor an aspect of an activity (e.g., pay for ...
Partner with Youth-Serving Organizations <ul><li>Apply for grants together </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage existing grants </li...
 
Purpose <ul><li>Educate teachers, guidance counselors and youth providers </li></ul><ul><li>Share information about demand...
Educator in the Workplace <ul><li>Job shadow with private sector for 1 day to 1 week </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and share l...
Educator/Employer Forums <ul><li>Panel(s) of employers speak to educators about expectations, requirements </li></ul><ul><...
Online Events <ul><li>Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter chats </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki or blog-based activities </li></ul>
Curriculum Toolkits <ul><li>Provide teachers with resources/information for integrating Career Standards into classroom an...
 
Purpose <ul><li>Make students/parents aware of options, requirements, preparation  </li></ul><ul><li>Tie school to “real-w...
Workplace Tours/Job Shadows <ul><li>Recruit employers and develop directory </li></ul><ul><li>Use technology for “virtual”...
Career Exploration Academy <ul><li>Developed with SHRM </li></ul><ul><li>Aligned to standards </li></ul><ul><li>Offered as...
Employer Forums for Students/Parents <ul><li>“ IRL” or virtual </li></ul><ul><li>Held at college, high school, employer si...
Industry Clubs <ul><li>Partner with “Learning for Life” to explore careers through curriculum/participation in “explorer p...
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  1. 1. Presented by Michele Martin Info & Links at: http://gsetaconference10.wikispaces.com
  2. 2. AGENDA <ul><li>Some context </li></ul><ul><li>Some reasons </li></ul><ul><li>Getting started </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Educator/Youth Services Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Student/Parent Examples </li></ul>
  3. 3. Youth career decisions based on. . . <ul><li>Self-Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Career Exploration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exposure/Awareness of options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge of skills, requirements, preparation, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Peer, parent, teacher influences </li></ul>
  4. 4. Career Awareness <ul><li>Occupations/Industries </li></ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements/Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Work environments </li></ul><ul><li>How to prepare </li></ul>
  5. 5. Career Preparation <ul><li>Work-based learning experiences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Apprenticeship </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Career Acquisition <ul><li>Job search skills </li></ul><ul><li>Work experience </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why Go Beyond WIA & TANF? <ul><li>Support for ALL youth </li></ul><ul><li>Improves dropout rates </li></ul><ul><li>Improves quality of career decision-making </li></ul><ul><li>Gateway to employer engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Stretch resources </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing/branding for WIB/One-Stop </li></ul>
  8. 9. Develop Network <ul><li>Who is interested in supporting career exploration activities for youth, parents and teachers? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you leverage/support activities? </li></ul>
  9. 10. Tie to NJ Life & Career Standards
  10. 11. Tie to Teacher Professional Development Requirements
  11. 12. Build in Sustainability <ul><li>Common Vision/Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Leveraged Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Connect to Existing Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Network! </li></ul>
  12. 14. Use Technology <ul><li>Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul>
  13. 15. Americorps/VISTA
  14. 16. Partner with Employers <ul><li>Fund specific activities </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor an aspect of an activity (e.g., pay for lunch) </li></ul><ul><li>In-kind support </li></ul><ul><li>Work with SHRM, industry associations </li></ul>
  15. 17. Partner with Youth-Serving Organizations <ul><li>Apply for grants together </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage existing grants </li></ul><ul><li>Share in-kind resources </li></ul>
  16. 19. Purpose <ul><li>Educate teachers, guidance counselors and youth providers </li></ul><ul><li>Share information about demand occupations/industries & expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Help teachers connect lessons to “real-world.” </li></ul>
  17. 20. Educator in the Workplace <ul><li>Job shadow with private sector for 1 day to 1 week </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and share lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>Offer professional development/grad credit </li></ul><ul><li>Partner with industry, Chambers, etc. </li></ul>
  18. 21. Educator/Employer Forums <ul><li>Panel(s) of employers speak to educators about expectations, requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Can be industry/occupation-focused </li></ul><ul><li>Full or half-day </li></ul><ul><li>Can include workplace tour </li></ul>
  19. 22. Online Events <ul><li>Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter chats </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki or blog-based activities </li></ul>
  20. 23. Curriculum Toolkits <ul><li>Provide teachers with resources/information for integrating Career Standards into classroom and exposing students to demand occupations. </li></ul>
  21. 25. Purpose <ul><li>Make students/parents aware of options, requirements, preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Tie school to “real-world” </li></ul>
  22. 26. Workplace Tours/Job Shadows <ul><li>Recruit employers and develop directory </li></ul><ul><li>Use technology for “virtual” job shadowing </li></ul>
  23. 27. Career Exploration Academy <ul><li>Developed with SHRM </li></ul><ul><li>Aligned to standards </li></ul><ul><li>Offered as curriculum for schools to deliver and as a class for students to attend, run by Career Center staff and SHRM partners </li></ul>
  24. 28. Employer Forums for Students/Parents <ul><li>“ IRL” or virtual </li></ul><ul><li>Held at college, high school, employer site, WIB, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Employers discuss jobs, expectations, requirements </li></ul>
  25. 29. Industry Clubs <ul><li>Partner with “Learning for Life” to explore careers through curriculum/participation in “explorer posts.” </li></ul>

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