Career and Exploration Core Topics For Task Lists
Technical reading for product/company overview
Understanding of legal issues and copy write laws
Develop an invoice for a client
Freelance work and taxes
Steps for setting up your own company (business plan)
careers in visual imaging and design
Demonstrate general lab safety procedures
Demonstrate the use of the Macintosh operating system
Demonstrate use of visual imaging software
Demonstrate knowledge of output devices
Use graphics industry standards for measuring
Prepare an oral presentation
Client presentation to small group
Public service radio spot (record and edit)
Mock job interview
Presentation of portfolio and work

Academic Standards for Career Education and Work Click to Download --> New Window

13.1.11.  GRADE 11
A.  Relate careers to individual interests, abilities, and aptitudes.
B.  Analyze how the changing roles of individuals in the workplace relate to new opportunities within career choices.
C. Evaluate school-based opportunities for career awareness/preparation, such as, but not limited to:
Career days
Career portfolio
Community service 
Cooperative education
Graduation/senior project
Internship
Job shadowing
Part-time employment
Registered apprenticeship
School-based enterprise

E.  Justify the selection of a career.


F.  Analyze the relationship between career choices and career preparation opportunities, such as, but not limited to:
Associate degree
Baccalaureate degree
Certificate/licensure
Entrepreneurship
Immediate part/full time employment
Industry training
Military training
Professional degree
Registered apprenticeship
Tech Prep

G.  Assess the implementation of the individualized career plan through the ongoing development of the career portfolio.


H. REVIEW PERSONAL HIGH SCHOOL PLAN AGAINST CURRENT PERSONAL CAREER GOALS AND SELECT POSTSECONDARY OPPORTUNITIES BASED UPON PERSONAL CAREER INTERESTS.

13.2.11.  GRADE 11
A.  Apply effective speaking and listening skills used in a job interview.
B.  Apply research skills in searching for a job.
Career Links
Internet (i.e. O-NET)
Networking
Newspapers
Professional associations
Resource books (that is Occupational Outlook
Handbook, PA Career Guide)

C.  Develop and assemble, for career portfolio placement, career acquisition documents, such as, but not limited to:

Job application
Letter of appreciation following an interview
Letter of introduction
Postsecondary education/training applications
Request for letter of recommendation
Resume

D.  Analyze, revise, and apply an individualized career portfolio to chosen career path.


13.3.11 Grade 11
A.  Evaluate personal attitudes and work habits that support career retention and advancement.

B.  Evaluate team member roles to describe and illustrate active listening techniques:
Clarifying
Encouraging
Reflecting
Restating
Summarizing

C.  Evaluate conflict resolution skills as they relate to the workplace:

Constructive criticism
Group dynamics
Managing/leadership
Mediation
Negotiation
Problem solving

D.   Develop a personal budget based on career choice, such as, but not limited to:

Charitable contributions
Fixed/variable expenses
Gross pay
Net pay
Other income
Savings
Taxes

E.  Evaluate time management strategies and their application to both personal and work situations.


F.  Evaluate strategies for career retention and advancement in response to the changing global workplace.

G.  Evaluate the impact of lifelong learning on career retention and advancement.

E.  Demonstrate, in the career acquisition process, the application of essential workplace skills/knowledge, such as, but not limited to:
Commitment
Communication
Dependability
Health/safety
Laws and regulations (that is AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, Child Labor Law, Fair Labor Standards Act, OSHA, Material Safety Data Sheets)
Personal initiative
Scheduling/time management
Team building
Technical literacy
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