ERIC Number: ED312523
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Common Threads for the Future: Michigan Exemplary Career Guidance Programs (Farmington Public Schools' K-12 Career Development Program).
Parrott, Charlene; And Others
The Farmington Public Schools' K-12 developmental career program is designed to reach every student at every grade level. The focus of the program is self and career awareness, decision making, career planning and exploration, and job seeking skills. Outcomes expected are that students will develop and implement a realistic career plan, assess their own interests and abilities, learn a decision-making process, become aware of a wide variety of careers and how to research career information, set goals and plan steps to achieve them, complete job applications, prepare resumes, and learn job search and interviewing skills. This packet consists of documents related to the K-12 development career program. The packet includes: (1) program abstract; (2) career guidance plan; (3) K-5 status report forms and elementary teacher summary; (4) educational and career developmental plan profile; (5) career education booklets for grades 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10; (6) a copy of the school district's newsletter on career development "Perspectives" which describes ongoing activities in the schools and discusses current issues/viewpoints; (7) a letter to parents on vocational programs; (8) a bilingual letter to parents; (9) vocational classes and job placement brochures; (10) description of the guidance placement project; (11) a brochure from the CHOICES program, a seminar for young women on math, science, and computer related careers; and (12) a counseling curriculum description which discusses student and counselor goals, the evaluation procedure, and references. (ABL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Farmington Public Schools, MI.