OFFICE OF CAREER GUIDANCE, EXPLORATION,  AND PREPARATION

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1. OFFICE OF CAREER GUIDANCE, EXPLORATION, AND PREPARATION CAREER ORIENTATION INTERNSHIP WORKPLACE READINESS EAST/WORKFORCE TECHNOLOGY KEYSTONE, CAPSTONE (Senior Seminar) ARTS, AUDIO/VIDEO TECHNOLOGY, AND COMMUNICATIONS Ray Henson, Program Manager Dave Fisher, Program Advisor Barbara Lensing, Program Advisor Dede Crowder, Secretary Point out that these courses support all career and technical programs of study. CO-Foundation course; still required – language in standards did not change. Internship – Capstone course with work-based learning related to career choice WPR – SCANS skills WFT – SCANS skills through EAST technology Keystone – Academic and career transition class Point out that these courses support all career and technical programs of study. CO-Foundation course; still required – language in standards did not change. Internship – Capstone course with work-based learning related to career choice WPR – SCANS skills WFT – SCANS skills through EAST technology Keystone – Academic and career transition class

2. CONTACT INFORMATION E-mail [email protected] Address # Three Capitol Mall Luther Hardin Building, Ste 408 Little Rock, AR 72201 phone: (501) 682-1616 fax: (501) 682-8306 Arkansas Department of Career Education http://ace.arkansas.gov

3. INFORMATION LINKS Department of Career Education Page http://ace.arkansas.gov Teacher Information System ( Window 7-27-10 to 9-12-10) Program Policies Career Guidance Operational Guide Course Description Equipment Lists Framework New and Expanded Programs Professional Development Registration Information and Forms for In-service Important Links Link to the webpage for a quick demonstration of the Career and Technical Section.Link to the webpage for a quick demonstration of the Career and Technical Section.

4. Endorsements 410 Career Academy – Keystone 411 Career Orientation 412 Career Preparation – Workplace Readiness, Internship, EAST/Workforce Technology, and Senior Seminar 413 Special Populations - JAG

5. APPROVAL PROCEDURE ADE Application Application sent to ACE for Career Orientation endorsement. Application must include: Teacher name, SS#, & contact information School information Demographic information Application Type Adding Additional Licensure Licensure Code & Area Original transcript with endorsement classes After review, approval will be forwarded to appropriate persons in ADE, teacher & school

6. CO teachers must subscribe to the CEP Listserv. Communication will be conducted through this mailing list. To subscribe: http://list.state.ar.us/mailman/listinfo/cep

7. Career Guidance Philosophy Provide students with knowledge and sound reasoning to make logical decisions based upon needs and opportunities with a realistic view of themselves and the world of work in their effort to find a satisfying career.

8. Improving College and Career Readiness Indicators Improve graduation rates Increase nontraditional placement Raise college entrance rates Improve positive postsecondary placement Increase program of study completers Improve parental involvement Improve level of student satisfaction with education

9. Arkansas Career Planning To meet ADE standards, every student must have a four-year plan. To meet ACE standards for program approval, every student must have a four-year plan (recommended six-year), which is revisited each year for necessary adjustments. To meet the requirements of ACT 1949, every student services program must include career advisement and a career development process.

10. ACE Requirements Obtain 411 Career Orientation endorsement Subscribe to CEP Listserv Register on Teacher Information System annually Attend New Teacher In-service Attend Career Guidance Conference regularly Teach frameworks and maintain equipment Prepare for Technical Assistance Visits

11. Curriculum Must be Aligned Curriculum must be aligned with frameworks Lessons must be aligned to an overall cohesive and coherent plan (Transition) Activities should be aligned to student interests and community needs (Relevancy) Career planning should be aligned to the district programs of study (Foundation)

12. Course Description Career Orientation is a foundation course for all Career & Technical Education programs of study. It must be offered to all students at the seventh or eighth grade level for a minimum of one semester. Career Orientation is an exploratory hands-on activity based class in which students explore the world of work in relation to their interests, life and work values, aptitudes, personality and lifestyle through self-discovery. This class emphasizes self-evaluation, decision-making, college and career research, employability skills and career portfolio development Stress the difference between “hands-on” and other methods of teaching/learning. Stress the difference between “hands-on” and other methods of teaching/learning.

13. Expect the Best! Winners are not born they are made If we don’t expect the best we will not get the best Students have to fail before they know the real feeling of success A Facilitator allows the student to feel like they are in charge of their learning.

14. “Facilitate” Learning Allow the student to fail at what they don’t have the aptitude for and excel at what they are naturally good at. People are rewarded for success People gravitate toward reward People find a niche for their aptitude and develop a pathway of learning toward a career career development model

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