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    Peachtree Ridge High School Welcomes the Class of 2009 Peachtree Ridge High School Welcomes the Class of 2009 Presentation Transcript

    • Peachtree Ridge High School Welcomes the Class of 2009 to Sophomore Night
    • Counselors’ Corner Staff Kay Holleman 11 th & 12 th Grades Dr. Sharon McWhorter 11 th & 12 th Grades Judy Lowder 11th & 12th Grades Jennifer Parker 10 th Grade & Special needs Nikki Johnson 9 th Grade Donna Thomas Graduation Coach Joanne DuVall Special Assignments Maggie Turner Clerks Cindy Hardeman Shirley Burmaster
    • College Prep Requirements
      • 4 units of Language Arts
      • 4 units of Math (see handout for sequences)
      • 3 units of SS (World History, US History and
      • Political Systems/Economics)
      • 3 Units of Science (Bio, Chem, Physics)
      • 2 units of the same foreign language
      • (at the high school level)
      • 5 elective units
        • 1 unit in fine arts, computers, business or additional foreign language
      • Intro. to Lifetime Fitness/Health
    • Technical Diploma Requirements
      • 4 units of Language Arts
      • 3 units of Math (Concepts of Problem Solving, Concepts of ` Algebra, Informal Geometry or Money Mgt)
      • 3 units of SS (World History, US History and Political Systems/Economics)
      • 3 units of Science (Bio., Chem., Physics)
      • 4 elective units
      • - 1 unit in fine arts, computers, business or a foreign language
      • Intro. to Lifetime Fitness/Health
      • 4 units in a technical concentration
    • Technical Units
      • 4 Units for Technology / Combination Seal
      3 Must be in concentrated area 1.0 unit needs to be same class Business Concepts Multimedia Tech Drafting Example: Business Education Technical Areas Technology Education Business Education Marketing Cooperative Business Education Family & Consumer Science ROTC Maxwell & Grayson Computer Applications
    • Diploma With a Seal of Distinction
      • College Prep needs 2 additional units in core courses and/ or Fine Arts
      • Technical needs 1 additional unit in a
      • core course and/or the Fine Arts
      • Cumulative GPA of 80 or above
    • Testing
      • Gateway -10th
      • Georgia High School Graduation Test -11th
      • PSAT - Fall of 9 th , 10 th , 11 th , 12 th
      • SAT -S pring of 11 th
      • ACT -spring of 11 th
      • SAT II -optional
      • ASSET - 2 year/ technical college
      • Compass - 2 year/ technical college
      • AP Exams
    • Counseling Website
      • Use portfolio throughout HS career.
      • Guests can be invited to view portfolio.
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    • Assists with Post-Secondary Searches Letters of Recommendation
    • Letters of Recommendation
    • CareerMatchmaker
    • SKILLS
      • Career Cruising College Searches
      • research any college in the US
      • Research Admissions and Enrollment information
      • Recommendation
      • Research varies colleges
      • Beaware of college expectations
      • which includes rigor of curriculum
    • What is Marketing Education?
    • Purpose of Marketing Education
      • To prepare students for postsecondary education and careers in marketing, management and entrepreneurship.
      • Meet the education and training needs of those who have employment goals in marketing and business
      • Also for those interested in other career field and wish to acquire marketing skills as part of their preparation for that field.
    • Classroom Marketing Instruction
      • Outcome-Based Curriculum: the curriculum is composed of outcome-based competencies. Therefore, the teaching/learning focus is on the final results rather than the process.
      • Students take charge of their own learning by using technology to research topics, to collect data, and to present information orally and in written form.
    • Co-Curricular Student Organization
      • Participation in DECA, an Association of Marketing Education Students provides a way for students to employ higher order thinking skills, to interact with high-level business people and to enhance their leadership skills through participation in local activities and in regional, state and national competitive events.
    • Marketing Internship Program
      • Work-Based Learning: Provide a depth and breadth of learning experiences. It allows students to apply the concepts learned in the classroom in the real world. Students are exposed to a variety of careers and learn work ethics and soft skills.
      • Students receive real world experience combined with classroom instruction to further their head start on their chosen career.
    • What employers are looking for..
      • Communication skills (verbal & written)
      • Honesty/integrity
      • Interpersonal skills (relates well to others)
      • Motivation/initiative
      • Strong work ethic
      • Teamwork skills (works well with others)
      • Analytical skills
      • Flexibility/adaptability
      • Computer skills
      • Detail-oriented
    • Instructional Programs Include:
      • Marketing Principles and Practices
      • Fashion Marketing
      • International Marketing
      • Entrepreneurship
      • Promotion In Marketing
      • Sports and Entertainment Marketing
    • Marketing Education … Defined
    • Georgia College 411
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    • HOPE Scholarship Changes for the Class of 2007
      • Students must have a 3.0 average for CP diplomas or a 3.2 average for Technical diplomas.
      • Hope GPA eligibility and weighting of courses determined by the Georgia Student Finance Commission
      • Core credits counted to calculate all credits attempted in English, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Foreign Language (CP only), core electives included
      • Courses weighted in GPA calculation in AP only.
      • Covers tuition, fees, & book allowance at Georgia public institutions
      • Pays $3000.00 + a tuition equalization to Georgia private institutions
      • Based on grades, not on need
      • Must maintain a 3.0 GPA in college
      • Available to technical college students enrolled in a diploma or certificate program
      • Pays all of student’s tuition, mandatory fees, and book allowance
      • Complete the FAFSA if interested
      HOPE Grant
    • An 80 is NOT necessarily a 3.0
      • Course grade 100
      • Course grade +70
      • 170 / 2 = 85
      • Converted to a 4.0 scale
      • Course grade 4
      • Course grade +1
      • 5 / 2 = 2.5
      Academic GPA includes all academic courses: LA, SS, SC, Math, and Foreign Language (see worksheet in handout for assistance on how to calculate your academic GPA)
    • How to figure your academic GPA
      • Used for college admissions and HOPE scholarship
      Academic GPA includes all academic courses: LA, SS, SC, Math, and Foreign Language Grade in class Convert to a 4.0 scale 90 -100 4 80 – 89 3 73 – 79 2 70 – 72 1 69 & below 0 (see worksheet in handout for assistance on how to calculate your academic GPA)
    • Creating Success One Step at a Time!
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    • Choices, Choices, Choices
      • College Prep Diploma
      • Technical Diploma
      • Dual Diploma
      • College Prep with Distinction
      • Technical Diploma with Distinction
    • Dual Diploma
      • Provides students with College Prep Courses AND a Technical Skill
      • More employers are desiring “Gray Collar” Workers
      • Provides Rigor-transfer of skills
      • Students can obtain credentials
    • Where the Jobs Are….
      • By 2008, careers requiring two-year degrees are projected to grow at twice the rate of the overall job market.
      • *Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
    • 2004-2014: Fastest Growing Occupations
      • Home Health Aide-56%
      • Network Systems and Data Communications Analyst-55%
      • Medical Assistant-52%
      • Physician Assistant-50%
      • Computer Software Engineer-48%
      • Physical Therapist Assistant-44%
      • Dental Hygienist-43%
      • *Source: Ga. DOL Long-term Occupational Outlook
    • 3 + 1
      • 3 Units in 1 Area of Technical Education
      • PLUS…..1 Unit in an additional area
    • Business Information Technology
      • Computer Applications
      • Accounting I
      • Accounting II
      • Banking
      • Business Data Applications
      • Business Document Processing
      • Business Law
    • Business Information Technology
      • Business Management
      • Finance
      • International Business
      • Investing
      • Multimedia
      • Risk Management & Insurance
    • Communication Technologies
      • Video Broadcast Journalism I-VII
    • Computer Science
      • Computer Programming
      • AP Computer Programming
      • CISCO
      • IT Foundations
      • Web Development and Design
    • Family and Consumer Science
      • Introduction to FCS
      • Child Development
      • Design: Interior and Fashion
      • Elder Care
      • Family and Child Service Occupations
      • Independent Living
      • Individual and Family Development
      • Nutrition and Food Science
      • Responsible Parenting
    • Marketing Education
      • Marketing Principles
      • Entrepreneurship
      • Fashion Marketing
      • International Marketing
      • Promotion in Marketing
      • Sport and Event Marketing
      • Sport and Event Marketing Management
    • Technology Education
      • Introduction to Technology
      • Mechanical Drafting
      • Architectural Drafting and Design
      • Electronic Systems
      • Engineering Tech: Construction
      • Engineering Tech: Communication
      • Engineering Tech: Manufacturing
      • Engineering Tech: Transportation
      • Communication Technology
      • Power and Energy
    • Work Based Learning Opportunities
      • Cooperative Business Education
      • Marketing Internship
      • Apprenticeship
    • Maxwell School of Technology
      • Auto Collision Repair
      • Auto Services
      • Commercial Art
      • CADD
      • Construction
      • Cosmetology
      • Early Childhood Education
    • Maxwell School of Technology
      • Electronics
      • Graphic Communications
      • Horticulture
      • Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice
      • Medical Services
      • Welding
    • Grayson Technical Education Program
      • Biotechnology
      • Commercial Photography
      • Culinary Arts
      • Digital Media, Design and Animation
      • Environmental Horticulture/Landscape Design
      • Environmental Science/Forestry
      • Hospitality/Travel/Tourism
      • Information Technology
    • Grayson Technical Education Program
      • Music Recording
      • Music Technology
      • Public Safety
      • Technical Theatre
      • Veterinarian Technology
      • Video Broadcasting
    • Other Opportunities….
      • Articulation
      • Dual Enrollment
      • Joint Enrollment
    • Looking Forward….
      • Technical School
      • 2-Year College
      • 4-Year College
      • 4-Year Research University
      • Graduate Work
      • Employment
    • Office of Technical Education, Computer Science, and Apprenticeships
      • Jody Reeves, Director
      • 678-301-7050
      • [email_address]