College & Career Readiness  

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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.



**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)

  • 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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