IT IS YOUR CHOICE!. LIGHTENING!!!. Can you guess?. NONTRADITIONAL CAREERS. Is there one for YOU?. Definition of a Nontraditional Career. Any occupation in which women or men comprise 25 percent or less of its total employment. Why Nontraditional Careers?.
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Is there one for YOU?
For a family of 4:
$37,700 is considered Functionally poor
Division of Workforce Services
Bureau of Labor Statistics 2006
Bureau of Labor Statistics 2006
*Study by National Women’s Law
Average wages for occupations for full-time employed men.*
$36,085Men’s and Women’s Wages Compared in 2005
Business Administrative Support Carpentry
Child Development Firefighting
Consumer Economics Services Heavy Duty Diesel
Family & Human Services Hospitality Services M Interior Design
Food Science, Dietetics, & Nutrition Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Dental Assisting Utah Pre-Engineering Plan
Medical Assisting Automotive Collision Repair
Medical Office Administrative Assistant Automotive Service Technician
Nurse Assisting Cabinetmaking/Millwork
Pharmacy Technician Law Enforcement
Surgical Technician Drafting/CAD
Project Lead the Way (National Pre-Engineering Program)
Provide counselors with information and rigorous training about nontraditional issues.
Provide teachers with information and rigorous training about nontraditional issues.
Give interest and aptitude assessments early.
Work with teachers to meet the needs of nontraditional students.Strategies to help recruit and retain students
Partner with community organizations to promote nontraditional careers.
Teach girls and boys about career options in elementary school.
Teach girls and boys about career options beginning in the middle/junior high school.Strategies
Encourage both boys and girls to enroll in upper level math and science courses.
Provide nontraditional role models and mentors.
Encourage school environment to be accepting of nontraditional career choices with speakers and fairs.
Sponsor nontraditional career fairs.Strategies
Offer Pre-technical training opportunities. and science courses.
Provide varied instructional strategies and assessments, i.e. cooperative learning,
portfolios, picture explanations.
Do not stereotype students into classes and programs
Develop brochures, bulletin boards, visuals that show both genders in all program areasStrategies
Highlight nontraditional programs that are successful. and science courses.
Organize tours of programs and facilities that may encourage nontraditional course enrollments.
Check visual representation (Textbooks, displays, video, DVD, curriculum, photos, school publicity) for gender bias.Strategies
Encourage parental support and influence. and science courses.
Help parents provide experiences in the home:
Problem solving experiences
CHOCOLATE!!! and science courses.
62 Pathways and science courses.
Match education and workplace needs.
Identify and group courses within CTE areas of study.
Offer knowledge and skill, linked to specific degrees or certificates.
Lay-off, choice, more $$
Matching their lifetime, it is helpful to choose a career area of interest rather than one specific career.
Do you know someone who their lifetime, it is helpful to choose a career area of interest rather than one specific career.has a nontraditional career?
When people find a career field that they :
…….they will be more likely to find a career field that they will enjoy for their lifetime.
It is your students’ future! they will enjoy for their lifetime.
It is their choice!
What direction will your encourage them to take?