ERIC Number: ED450219
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
K-12 Career Awareness & Development Sequence [with Appendices, Executive and Implementation Guide].
CareerTec, Freeport, IL.
This packet includes four publications of a project to develop and pilot a K-12 career awareness and development sequence (CADS) for education-to-careers. The K-12 CADS sequence presents a pyramid of the recommended CADS by grade level; recommended career-cluster focus for grades K-8; suggestions for implementation with this information for each grade: career area focus, career development focus, and career awareness pyramid goals; classroom speakers and field trip matrixes by subject area; six supportive career awareness activities, with targeted grade level and subject area, local contact person, and description; a summary of curriculum materials and resources that are (1) being used in member schools, (2) new materials recommended for purchase, and (3) valuable resources for developing or enhancing curricula; and information on staff development. The appendices document contains a list of materials available to system schools, Illinois Career Development Guidelines, and sample curriculum materials. The executive summary document provides the CADS mission and rationale, CADS pyramid, and summary of the K-12 career and development sequence. The implementation guide contains sample materials and forms from a kindergarten healthy hobbies career day, Grade 5 millennium mall, Grade 6 career fair, junior high Career Explo (career exploration day), Grade 10 career fair, and K-8 career awareness forum. (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Program Development, Program Implementation, Statewide Planning
CareerTEC, P.O. Box 387, 501 E. South St., Freeport, IL 61032; Tel: 815-232-0709 or Tom Purple, Northwest Illinois Education to Careers Partnership Executive Director, Tel: 915-235-6141.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: CareerTec, Freeport, IL.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois