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The High School And Beyond Plan

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The High School And Beyond Plan

  1. 1. The High School and Beyond Plan and Field of Study Requirement An Overview
  2. 2. The High School and Beyond Plan is… <ul><li>A state requirement… </li></ul><ul><li>“ Students shall have an education plan for their high school experience, including what they expect to do the year following graduation .” </li></ul>
  3. 3. The High School and Beyond Plan Includes: <ul><li>Choosing a Field of Study </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing your career interest </li></ul><ul><li>Indicating your post-high school plans </li></ul><ul><li>Recording your Field of Study concentration courses </li></ul><ul><li>Recording classes you are taking </li></ul><ul><li>You should revise your plan each year to reflect classes you actually take. </li></ul><ul><li>All of this is done on WOIS! www.wois.org </li></ul>
  4. 4. Field of Study Rationale <ul><li>What does choosing a field of study have to do with me ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A field of study will help you connect high school curriculum to life after high school. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A field of study provides opportunities for extended learning and student leadership. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Field of Study <ul><li>The “Field of Study” requirement asks a student to choose coursework in an area of concentration based on one of five major themes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts and Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business and Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering and Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health and Human Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science and Natural Resources </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Arts and Communication <ul><li>Students should select this field of study if they: </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy creative, innovative or imaginative activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy music, visual arts, debate or theater. </li></ul><ul><li>Tend to score high on Artistic scales when taking inventories. </li></ul><ul><li>Are curious about the role of communication and the arts in our world. </li></ul><ul><li>Are interested in education, employment, or activities after high school where they can use their artistic and communication talents. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Some Examples of Careers & Activities that are Related to this Field of Study <ul><li>Animation/ </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Architectural Design </li></ul><ul><li>Audio/Video Productions </li></ul><ul><li>Culinary Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Fashion/Interior Design </li></ul><ul><li>Film Production </li></ul><ul><li>Floral Design </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic Design </li></ul><ul><li>Journalism/ </li></ul><ul><li>Broadcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing/Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Visual/Performing Arts </li></ul>
  8. 8. Business & Marketing <ul><li>Students should select this field of study if they: </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy leading, persuading, or organizing others. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy working with computers & other business technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>Have an interest in finance and business. </li></ul><ul><li>Tend to score high on Enterprising or Conventional scales when taking inventories. </li></ul><ul><li>Are curious about the role of business and economics in our world. </li></ul><ul><li>Are interested in education, employment, or activities after high school where they can use their leadership and business talents. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Some Examples of Careers & Activities Related to this Field of Study: <ul><li>Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Banking </li></ul><ul><li>Business Law </li></ul><ul><li>Buying and Merchandising </li></ul><ul><li>E-Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurial Ventures </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Management </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance Services </li></ul><ul><li>Business Management </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Office Management </li></ul><ul><li>Retail Sales </li></ul><ul><li>Travel & Tourism </li></ul>
  10. 10. Engineering & Technology <ul><li>Students should select this field of study if they: </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy assembling, designing, building or repairing things. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy working with tools and various technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>Have the ability to work accurately and precisely. </li></ul><ul><li>Tend to score high on Realistic or Technical scales when taking inventories. </li></ul><ul><li>Are curious about the role of design and technology in our world. </li></ul><ul><li>Are interested in education, employment, or activities after high school where they can use their analytical and technical talents and interests. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Some Examples of Careers & Activities that are Related to this Field of Study: <ul><li>Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Automotive Tech. </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Drafting & Design </li></ul><ul><li>Electronics </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape Design </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanics </li></ul><ul><li>Network Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Textiles </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Woodworking </li></ul>
  12. 12. Health & Human Services <ul><li>Students should select this field of study if they: </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy helping and working with people. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy aiding, instructing, or protecting others. </li></ul><ul><li>Tend to score high on Social or Service scales when taking inventories. </li></ul><ul><li>Are curious about the role of service in our world. </li></ul><ul><li>Are interested in education, employment, or activities after high school where they can use their social and helping talents. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Some Examples of Careers & Activities that are Related to this Field of Study: <ul><li>Community Services </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Services </li></ul><ul><li>Corrections </li></ul><ul><li>Counseling/Mental Health </li></ul><ul><li>Early Childhood Development </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency/Fire Services </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Law Enforcement </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Services </li></ul><ul><li>Medical and Health Services </li></ul><ul><li>Military Service </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Care Services </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Social Services </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching/Training </li></ul>
  14. 14. Science & Natural Resources <ul><li>Students should select this field of study if they: </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy working with data, ideas, and things. </li></ul><ul><li>Have the ability to work accurately and precisely. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy using testing and analyses to solve complex problems and questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Tend to score high on Investigative or Scientific scales when taking inventories. </li></ul><ul><li>Are curious about the role of science, mathematics, and natural resources in our world. </li></ul><ul><li>Are interested in education, employment, or activities after high school where they can use their investigative and analytical talents. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Some Examples of Careers & Activities that are Related to this Field of Study : <ul><li>Astronomy </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Programming </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Forestry & Fisheries </li></ul><ul><li>Health Services </li></ul><ul><li>Horticulture </li></ul><ul><li>Marine Science </li></ul><ul><li>Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Systems Analysis </li></ul>
  16. 16. Portfolio & Culminating Project <ul><li>WOIS : </li></ul><ul><li>All students will develop a portfolio that includes best works and an updated High School and Beyond Plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Students should go on to their WOIS portfolio each year to update their educational planner. </li></ul><ul><li>Culminating Project: </li></ul><ul><li>Seniors will complete a proposal/action plan that must be approved prior to beginning the culminating project. </li></ul><ul><li>Juniors & Seniors will take 2 credits in courses related to their Field of Study. </li></ul><ul><li>Seniors will develop a project in which they apply their Field of Study learning to develop a product, event or service. </li></ul><ul><li>Seniors will present their project and portfolio to a panel of teachers/community representatives. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Field of Study choice , and 2 credit concentration of study , must relate to the culminating project , but not necessarily to post high school plans. </li></ul><ul><li>Matching these up is encouraged , however, as it can benefit the student to explore a potential career choice in depth. </li></ul>
  18. 18. There are at least TWO ways to go: <ul><li>A student can choose a culminating project, and look at their transcript to see which 2 credits of classes relate to it, or </li></ul><ul><li>A student can take 2 credits of classes in a concentration of interest , and develop a culminating project based on that concentration. </li></ul>
  19. 19. The Path to Graduation: Now I get it!!! Culminating Project and WOIS portfolio 11 th and 12 th Grade Fields of Study 9 th and 10 th Grade High School and Beyond Plan
  20. 20. High School Programs which Expand Field of Study Options: <ul><li>Intra-district courses, usually taken 11 th and 12 th grades. </li></ul><ul><li>Running Start at a community college (11 th and 12 th Grades). </li></ul><ul><li>Sno-Isle Skills Center </li></ul><ul><li>Tech Prep </li></ul><ul><li>Courses on-line </li></ul>
  21. 21. Intradistrict Classes <ul><li>Automotive Technology – Meadowdale High </li></ul><ul><li>Broadcast Production – Mountlake Terrace </li></ul><ul><li>Carpentry – Lynnwood High </li></ul><ul><li>Drafting, Architectural CAD Civil/Structural CAD – Edmonds-Woodway </li></ul><ul><li>Fire Service Technology – Snohomish County Fire District, Everett </li></ul><ul><li>Health Occupations – Edmonds-Woodway </li></ul><ul><li>KIDS – Mountlake Terrace </li></ul>
  22. 22. Intradistrict Classes (Continued) <ul><li>Introduction to Law and Justice – Edmonds-Woodway, Lynnwood </li></ul><ul><li>PC Technical Center – Lynnwood High </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning Theater Arts and Technology – Lynnwood High </li></ul><ul><li>Horticulture/Plant Studies-Lynnwood </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology – Lynnwood </li></ul>
  23. 23. Running Start <ul><li>Opportunity for Juniors (11 credits) and Seniors to take college classes </li></ul><ul><li>Designed for students who are ready for college-level work, and seeking academic challenges not available at their high school. </li></ul><ul><li>Take classes at a community college for high school credit in any subject except Culminating Project. </li></ul><ul><li>Interested? See counselor for app. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Sno-Isle Skills Center <ul><li>Located near Paine Field in Everett </li></ul><ul><li>14 local school districts involved </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose: Prepare students for entry-level jobs after graduation from high school or for related post-high school education/training. </li></ul><ul><li>Students should have a good attendance record </li></ul><ul><li>Spring application for Fall enrollment </li></ul><ul><li>Two Sessions: 8:00am to 10:30am or 11:10am to 1:40pm </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation provided by Edmonds District </li></ul>
  25. 25. Sno-Isle Skills Center <ul><li>Aircraft Mechanic </li></ul><ul><li>Auto Parts/Auto Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Aviation Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Building/Grounds Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Business and Management </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Business Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Computers, Electronics, and Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Aided Drafting </li></ul><ul><li>Computer/Web Programming </li></ul><ul><li>Construction Trades </li></ul><ul><li>Cosmetology </li></ul><ul><li>Criminal Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Culinary Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Dental Assisting </li></ul><ul><li>Diesel Mechanics </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Fashion and Merchandising </li></ul><ul><li>Fire Service Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic Arts Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Office Support </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft/Cisco Networking Technology </li></ul>
  26. 26. Sno-Isle Skills Center, cont. <ul><li>Nursing Assistant </li></ul><ul><li>Precision Machining </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinary Assisting and Grooming </li></ul><ul><li>Welding/Metal Fabrication </li></ul>
  27. 27. Tech Prep and Online Classes <ul><li>See online MTHS course catalog for Tech Prep classes. For a $25 fee, you can earn community college credit for these classes! </li></ul><ul><li>Online classes—see your counselor. </li></ul>
  28. 28. How Do High School Credits Work? <ul><li>How many credits do you need to graduate??? </li></ul><ul><li>You are earning .50 credit for each class you pass. </li></ul><ul><li>If you pass 6 classes every semester you will earn 6 credits per year. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember, our attendance policy can affect your ability to earn credit! </li></ul>
  29. 29. What is a transcript??? <ul><li>Permanent record of your high school work. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have an “I” on your report card, you will need to make up the work in order to get a grade, or it will transfer to an “F”. </li></ul><ul><li>Grade changes are done through the </li></ul><ul><li>registrar. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Where do I go for Help??? <ul><li>Hawk Study Club </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorial at 7:25 a.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Set up appointments with your teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Evening Academy – sign up in the Counseling Center </li></ul><ul><li>Paid Tutors </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Tutoring Program </li></ul>
  31. 31. Can I Earn Credit Other Ways? <ul><li>YES!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Take a class before or after school </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Work, 90 Hours = .50 credit. See Ms. Roberts in the Career Center. </li></ul><ul><li>Private Instruction Credit (piano lessons, select sports, etc.) See Ms. Roberts. </li></ul><ul><li>Summer School </li></ul><ul><li>CLIP—(juniors and seniors) see counselor </li></ul><ul><li>Correspondence/Online Classes </li></ul>
  32. 32. What About Life After Graduation ? <ul><li>There are many options available to you </li></ul><ul><li>Choices are based on your career path </li></ul><ul><li>Explore, Explore, Explore!! </li></ul><ul><li>Help is available from your counselor, the career specialist, and from your teachers (YES, we all care!) </li></ul>
  33. 33. College Degree Information <ul><li>Associate Degree - 2 years (AAS, ATA) </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor of Arts or Science - 4 years </li></ul><ul><li>Masters Degree - 3 -5 years beyond Bachelors Degree </li></ul><ul><li>Ph.D. - 5-7 years beyond Bachelors Degree </li></ul>
  34. 34. Education and Pay <ul><li>Median Earnings in 2003 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Degree--$82,421 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Doctorate--$75,182 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Master’s Degree--$56,589 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s Degree--$46,969 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate Degree--$36,399 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some college, no degree--$34,340 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High School Graduate--$29,187 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less than High School--$22,350 </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. Apprenticeships <ul><li>Are referred to as the “Original 4 year degree.” </li></ul><ul><li>You learn by doing the work, and actually get paid at the same time. </li></ul><ul><li>Not only do you earn a living wage, but you also get health care benefits. </li></ul><ul><li>You must have a strong work ethic, be drug free, be in good shape, and have a GED or Diploma. </li></ul>
  36. 36. Apprenticeships and Pay <ul><li>Carpenters--$20-$40/hr </li></ul><ul><li>Electricians--$19-$55/hr </li></ul><ul><li>Painter--$12-$40/hr </li></ul><ul><li>Shipbuilding--$19-$42/hr </li></ul><ul><li>Sheet Metal--$23-$47/hr </li></ul><ul><li>Drywall--$9-$40/hr </li></ul><ul><li>Truck Drivers--$10-$47/hr </li></ul><ul><li>Divers--$33-$81/hr </li></ul>
  37. 37. Vocational/Technical College <ul><li>This is a great option for those who like to learn by doing. </li></ul><ul><li>The emphasis is hands on learning in a specific skill area. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a wide variety of offerings. </li></ul><ul><li>Some programs take two years or longer, others take one year or less. </li></ul>
  38. 38. Community Colleges <ul><li>There are many excellent community colleges in this area. </li></ul><ul><li>All offer 2 year degrees that can be transferred to 4 year schools. </li></ul><ul><li>Cost is much less than 4 year colleges. </li></ul><ul><li>Often have smaller class sizes, and more opportunities to get help. </li></ul>
  39. 39. 4 Year College Admission Requirements <ul><li>4-Year University </li></ul><ul><li>SAT/ACT </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive G.P.A. </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum Course Requirements: </li></ul><ul><li>English 4 Years </li></ul><ul><li>Math 3 Years (through Algebra 2) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies 3 Years </li></ul><ul><li>Science 2 Years </li></ul><ul><li>Fine Arts 1 Year </li></ul><ul><li>World Language 2 Years </li></ul>
  40. 40. Military Service <ul><li>Army </li></ul><ul><li>Navy </li></ul><ul><li>Air Force </li></ul><ul><li>Coast Guard </li></ul><ul><li>Marine Corps </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits: </li></ul><ul><li>Training and experience </li></ul><ul><li>pay and allowances </li></ul><ul><li>money for college </li></ul><ul><li>free health care </li></ul><ul><li>Retirement </li></ul>
  41. 41. Final Thoughts <ul><li>Finding your passion is the best predictor for success and happiness in life. </li></ul><ul><li>As a student, your job is to figure out what is important to you, and how that interest intersects with what society needs. </li></ul>
  42. 42. <ul><li>Successful career planning means: </li></ul><ul><li>“ finding the place where your deep joy meets the world’s deep need.” </li></ul><ul><li>Susan Quattrociacchi </li></ul>

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