Key Elements of Middle School Career Education

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The key elements of Middle School Career Education Program include –

Career exploration resources - Tests, web sites, books, and software
Interest inventories
Career portfolios
Field trips
Curriculum
Career days
Community partnerships

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Key Elements of Middle School Career Education

  1. 1. Created by Dr. Mary Askew Learning for Life Resource Center http://www.RIASECcodes.com © 2002 - 2010
  2. 2. Key Elements The key elements of Middle School Career Education Program include –  Career exploration resources - Tests, web sites, books, and software  Interest inventories  Career portfolios  Field trips  Curriculum  Career days  Community partnerships
  3. 3. Career Tests Middle school career tests provide information on the relationship between –  Job interests  Key characteristics  College majors  Hobbies  Abilities  Related careers
  4. 4. Career Portfolios Career portfolios are a collection of –  Vision, goals, and dreams  Resource people  Learning activities  Personal, academic, and social strengths  Junior high school courses  Extra curricular activities  Three high or low career interest areas  Three high potential job opportunities
  5. 5. Community Partnerships Examples of community resources and partnerships are –  Field trips to colleges, universities, community businesses and agencies  Community resource speakers  Career Services advisers, coaches, or counselors  Career awareness fairs  Special collaborative programs (Smith 2000)
  6. 6. More Information Read the complete article at – • http://www.articlesnatch.com/Article/M iddle-School-Career-Education---The- Bridge-Between-Elementary-School-and- High-School/1456196

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