College & Career Readiness  

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Description:

In this course, students will develop effective learning strategies and skills to provide a strong foundation for successful lifelong learning. Throughout the course students will research careers and occupations, review postsecondary admissions qualifications, develop interviewing skills and participate in internships. Additional topics will include principles and techniques of professionalism, networking, conflict resolution, effective communication, leadership and entrepreneurship.

 

COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS SYLLABUS

**this is a tentative schedule and could change throughout the course**

Week 1: 

  • Class Introduction Activities

  •  Getting to Know You

  • Job Shadow/ Career Exploration Project Overview

  • Student Success Plan

 

Week 2: 

  • Personal Fact Sheet

  • Hobbies vs. Interests

  • Goals

 

Week 3: 

  • Education & Training

  • College Research

 

Week 4: 

  • College Research cont. 

  • Scholarships (seniors)

  • ACT (juniors)

 

Week 5: 

  • Military

 

Week 6:

  • Trades

  • Everfi: Keys to Your Future

  • Test

 

Week 7: 

  • Career Clusters

  • Ohio Means Jobs

 

Week 8:

  • Career Cluster Review

  • Test

 

Week 9: 

  • Communication

 

Week 10: 

  • Communication Cont. 

  • Test

 

Week 11: 

  • Interviewing

 

Week 12: 

  • Interviewing Cont. 

  • Resume Writing

 

Week 13: 

  • Resume Writing Cont. 

  • Resume due

  • Test

 

Week 14: 

  • Job or No Job

  • Who Would You Hire

  • Mock Interviews

 

Week 15: 

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Shark Tank

 

Week 16: 

  • Entrepreneur Project

 

Week 17: 

  • Everfi: Venture (Entrepreneurial Expedition)

  • Exams

 

Week 18: 

  • Everfi: Financial Literacy

  • Work week for Job Shadow/ Career Exploration Project (due last Wednesday of class)

Announcements
  • Google Classroom Codes:

    College and Career Readiness: z3a75qu

  • Job Shadow:

    Students are required to complete a job shadow project over the course of the semester. All documentation for this project can be found on Google Classroom. Please contact me with any questions or concerns. 

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