COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER NEWS
Students who need further assistance with their post-high school planning should stop by the Career Center as soon as possible.
Have you started your college search?
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First, take a few minutes to update your top career choices under “My Careers” in Naviance. This important information is used to identify students for potential enhanced learning opportunities such as field trips, guest speakers, job shadows, job and volunteer opportunities.
Next, stop by the Career Center to make an appointment with Mrs. Beaujon to start working on developing a tentative list of potential colleges so that college visits can be scheduled in the spring.
Although all juniors will be called down on an individual basis, you do not need to wait to be called down. Come on by during your study hall and start your search today–senior year will be here before you know it!
In March all sophomores complete the “Do What You Are” personality assessment in
the Career Center.
Sophomores should also update their top career choices under “My Careers” in
Sophomore year is all about researching potential career interests and the post-
secondary education needed to pursue them. We have many varied resources
available in the Career Center to assist in this process. Come explore the possibilities.
See Mrs. Beaujon for a pass to come during study hall.
As part of the school counselor’s curriculum, all freshmen are introduced to the
Career Center resources. At that time they register with Naviance, our college and
career management program.They are shown many of the resource tools available
for their use on the site and complete the “Learning Styles Inventory”.
Freshmen are encouraged to begin using the resources in the Career Center to identify
potential career choices. It is never too early to start.
SHADOWING EXPERIENCES FOR STUDENTS
The Region One Partners in Education will sponsor experiences for juniors and seniors throughout the year. Each month a different career cluster will be highlighted and students with specific interests will be able to shadow experts in that cluster. Also during each month a speaker will be in the career center to share with all interested students relevant information and experiences in the highlighted career area. The career clusters include:
- Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
- Architecture and Construction
- Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communication
- Business Management and Administration
- Education and Training
- Government and Public Administration
- Health Sciences
- Hospitality and Tourism
- Human Services
- Information Technology
- Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
- Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
- Transportation, Distribution and Logistics