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S elzey inservice handout


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S elzey inservice handout

  1. 1. 8/6/2012 Helping Teens Find a Career and College Scott Elzey District Technology Coordinator/Librarian Warren Local Schools Goals — To learn how to assist students in finding a career. — To learn how to educate students as to what colleges offer programs/degrees for their career choice. — To learn how to educate students as to what courses are required for their program/degree of choice. Ohio Career Information System — Provides academic and career exploration, planning, and decision- making tools. — Allows to students to create goals, monitor progress, and update changes via an online Portfolio. — Helps connect occupations with an assessment that the students take — Link to Quick Starts and TutorialsClick on pictureto access OCIS 1
  2. 2. 8/6/2012 Lorain County Community College — Has a list of career website for students to explore. — Salary Information including a salary calculator. — Paying for College resources. — Give occupations by category: ØDeclining Employment ØMost Openings ØLargest EmploymentClick on pictureto access LCCC Bureau of Labor Statistics — Sorts careers by categories — Gives detailed information about careers including: ØPay ØWork Environment ØEducation needed ØJob outlook for the future ØSimilar occupationsClick on pictureto access LCCC — Career Quizzes for students — Offers additional resources, including: ØSalary Calculator ØSearching for Schools ØResume Writing ØJob Recommendations — Also a Job Search SiteClick on pictureto access LCCC 2
  3. 3. 8/6/2012 Big Future — Allows students to search for colleges by degree and major. — Can search for schools based upon various filters, including: Ø2/4-year schools ØPublic/Private ØSchool size Ø Religious Affiliation ØLocationClick on pictureto access LCCC College Navigator — Students can select a program and find what schools offer that program. — Students can filter their search by: ØState ØLevel of award (bachelors, certificate, etc.) ØInstitution type — Create favorites of schools/programs — Gives detailed college informationClick on pictureto access LCCC — Students can search for colleges by degree/program — Searches include community colleges and career training sites. — Find local SAT/ACT sites and dates. — Shows list of popular degrees and degrees with a high demand. — Students can browse by different criteria.Click on pictureto access LCCC 3
  4. 4. 8/6/2012 — Students can search for schools by: ØSize ØType ØLocation ØDegrees ØCost — Students can select colleges and compare side-by-side. — Access saved searches.Click on pictureto access LCCC 4