Career Exploration Presentation


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Career Exploration Presentation

  1. 1. Career Resources For The Classroom Bob Bednar, School Counselor Pleasanton Public Schools
  2. 2. Career Exploration...• Promotes A Goal Directed Life• Encourages A Stronger Work Ethic• Inspires A Rigorous Course Selection in High school
  3. 3. Career Ed. Is Needed• 65% of all new jobs require some post- secondary and/or technical education• 22% of all new jobs require a bachelor’s degree• 36% of jobs are currently technical.• 45% of jobs will be technical in 10 years
  4. 4. S.M.A.R.T. Goals• S = Specific (Who, What, Where, When, Why, Which, Who• M = Measurable• A = Attainable (steps to attain it)• R = Realistic (passion and belief)• T = Time Boundaries
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  7. 7. Developmental Intervention• Career Advice from Adults can be a Valuable Intervention• The developmental growth in pre-teens and teens can be challenging during an experimental stage in life• Career Education can be a valuable resource in countering negative cultural influences• Career Education links the curriculum to the future
  8. 8. Developmental Intervention• Career Education Can Develop Character and Values• Career Ed. Can Inspire Integrity Among Students
  9. 9. Developmental OutcomesEncourages students to apply core academic and technical skills to careers.Allows students to leave high school with college credit.Critical Thinking and Decision Making SkillsTeaches students critical employability and leadership skills through student clubs.Increases Post Secondary Enrollment
  10. 10. Goal Setting• Setting attainable goals for oneself is important when reflecting on successes. Many small goal successes lead to larger goal setting and belief that you can accomplish them.
  11. 11. Career Ed. Interventions• Career Ed. Assessments• Surveys• Projects• Discussions• Online Resources• Quizes
  12. 12. CareerCruising
  13. 13. What Is Your Learning Style• CareerCruising•
  14. 14. NE.CareerConnections
  15. 15. Career Terms To Know
  16. 16. Job Outlook• Cartoon Project
  17. 17. Role Models• Pages Project
  18. 18. Advice From Working Adults• Pages Poster
  19. 19. The Person I Am / The Person I Want To Be• Glogster Poster
  20. 20. My Plan For Earning, Learning, Living• Prezi Presentation
  21. 21. Movie Clips
  22. 22. TED Talks
  23. 23. Career Ed. Measurement Tools• Project Based Learning
  24. 24. Occupations Presentation••l
  25. 25. Presentation Resources • How Can I Association for Career & Technical Education 1/8/2002<>The United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, “The Condition of Education 2001,” 1/9/2002<http://www/> • Improve My Self Esteem? Reviewed by: DʼArcy Lyness, PhD, March 2009, •