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9 th Grade Educational Career Planning. Class of 2017. Senior Bio:. Full Name (as you want it to appear in yearbook): Robert Michael Sullivan Nickname: Rob, Robbie Clubs/ Sports at LHS (include positions held) JV soccer (9-10) Varsity Soccer (11-12), Captain during senior year

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9 th grade educational career planning

9th Grade Educational Career Planning

Class of 2017


Senior bio

Senior Bio:

  • Full Name (as you want it to appear in yearbook): Robert Michael Sullivan

  • Nickname: Rob, Robbie

  • Clubs/ Sports at LHS (include positions held)

    • JV soccer (9-10)

    • Varsity Soccer (11-12), Captain during senior year

    • Magic Club (10-12)

    • Spanish Club (9-12), Treasurer during senior year

    • NHS (10-12)

  • Future Goals (I plan to pursue…): I am going to University of MD, College Park to study Environmental Science. I want to pursue a career in environmental conservation.

  • Quote: “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” A.A. Milne


Steps to senior year

Steps to Senior Year

  • Student A: 3.2 GPA, 150 SLH, Began an ultimate Frisbee team competition, Robotics club Vice President- went to National Competition for Robotics, Debate club member

  • Student B: 3.6 GPA, 320 SLH, Mission trip to Haiti, Eagle Scout, Built an outdoor classroom for middle school pond club

  • Student C: 2.8 GPA, 225 SLH, Lead in five school plays, Peer Facilitator, Marching Band Flag Line

  • Student D: 2.5 GPA, 75 SLH, Created and ran landscaping business during summer break, Won third place in National Skills USA competition for CCCTC program

  • Student E: 3.1 GPA, 120 SLH, Varsity Field Hockey Captain, Varsity Softball, Varsity Club Vice President

  • Student F: 4.1 GPA, 75 SLH, National Honor Society, Debate Team County Champion, Cross country runner, Treasurer for Photography club


Questions

Questions:

  • What surprised you about our winners?

  • If these seniors could go back in time and do it all again, what else might they do to improve their chances?

  • What does this activity show us about high school preparation for college?


The school counseling department

The School Counseling Department

  • Your School Counselors:

    • Mrs. Hamilton (A- E)

    • Mrs. Taylor (F- K)

    • Mr. Putt (L- R)

    • Mrs. Quinn (S- Z)

    • Support Counselor- Mrs. Horneman

    • Career Connections- Ms. Linfield

    • Secretaries- Mrs. Seegren and

      Mrs. Costolo


Graduation requirements

4 English

English 9, 10, 11, 12

English 10 (HSA)

Can take AP Lang (11) or AP Lit (12)

3 Social Studies

Gov’t (HSA), US History & World History

4 Math- 2 paths

Algebra I (HSA) (took in middle school)

Intermediate Algebra

Geometry

Algebra II

Must include a math during your senior year

Conceptual Algebra (HSA)

Algebra I

Geometry

Algebra II

Must include a math during your senior year

3 Science

Conceptual Physics

Chemistry I

Biology (HSA)

1 Fine Art

1 Technology Ed.

Foundations of Tech or *PLTW

1 credit of Physical Ed.

½ Health

½ Financial Literacy (Grade 11-12)

Or Managing Personal Finance Using Excel (1 cr)

2 World Language or 2 Advanced Technology and/or State approved completer program

Graduation Requirements


Additional graduation requirements

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • Students must PASS all High School Assessments- Algebra I, English 10, Biology, and Government exam.

  • Students must complete 75 service learning hours

  • Students must earn a minimum of 25 credits

    • A minimum of 4 credits must be earned beyond the junior year

  • Students must attend 4 years of high school beyond the 8th grade


What are completer programs and career majors

What are Completer Programs and Career Majors?

Completer Programs: A series of courses in a specialized career area. Completers programs are available at LHS and the Career and Technology Center. CCCTC completer programs require an application during your sophomore year.

Career Majors: Course sequences within a specific career cluster and pathway which enable a student to work toward a career option . You must complete courses in a career major to do an internship during your senior year.

Dual Completer: when a student completes the requirements for admission to the University of Maryland system and a Career and Technology Education program of study!


Example of a completer program

Example of a completer program:


Example of a career major

Example of a Career Major:


Completers and career clusters

Completers and Career Clusters

6 different clusters:

  • Arts

  • Business Contact

  • Business Operations

  • Science

  • Social Services

  • Technical


Arts cluster

Arts Cluster

  • Do you:

    • Like art, music, drama, and other creative interests?

    • Like to display your imagination through artistic, literary, musical, or dramatic abilities?

    • Value esthetics and artistic qualities?

    • Prefer free, unstructured situations or unconventional ideas?

    • enjoy being an original thinker?


Arts cluster visual creative performing written and spoken arts

Completers

Print Production

Textiles and Fashion Careers

Video Production

Majors

Drama

Graphic Communications

Humanities and Classical Studies

Industrial and Product Design

Music Performance

Visual Fine Arts

Arts Cluster- Visual, Creative, Performing, Written and Spoken Arts


Business contact cluster

Business Contact Cluster

  • Do you:

    • Like working with facts, numbers, data?

    • Contact with all kinds of people?

    • Speak and write clearly and accurately?

    • Work independently?

    • Like making decisions?

      If so, you should look at careers in this area!


Business contact

Completers

-Honors Marketing

( LHS)

Majors

Advertising

Hospitality and Tourism

International Business

Mass Communications

Public Relations

Business Contact


Business operations cluster

Business Operations Cluster

  • Do you:

    • Prefer well ordered environments?

    • Like systematic verbal and numerical activities?

    • Enjoy working with tools, machines, and equipment?

    • Like a predicable work setting?

    • Prefer to work alone?

    • Perform work tasks to meet standards of accuracy?

    • Enjoy using math skills?

    • Like well-defined tasks?


Business operations

Completers

Accounting ( LHS)

Administrative Services ( LHS)

Business Administration and Management (LHS)

Computer Technology (Honors/ AP level)

Financial Services/Academy of Finance (WHS)

Majors

Actuarial Science

Human Resources Management

Information Systems Management

Operations Management

Business Operations


Science cluster

Science Cluster

  • Do you:

    • Have an aptitude in science, math, or social studies?

    • Have a curiosity about how things work?

    • Have the ability to gather and analyze data to solve problems?

    • Have an aptitude in working with computers?

    • Have a desire to help people resolve medical and health related concerns?

    • Have an interest in politics, history, economics, or geography?


Science cluster1

Completers

Academy of Health Professions: Surgical Tech, Nursing, Physical Rehabilitation, and Emergency Medical Technician

Agricultural Sciences (CASE)

Animal

Plant

Biomedical Sciences/ PLTW

Wildlife and Natural Resources ( LHS)

Majors

Computer Science and Systems Analysis

Economics

Environmental Health

Food and Nutrition Science

History

International Studies

Life Sciences

Mathematics

Physical Science

Social Science

Science Cluster


Social science cluster

Social Science Cluster

  • Do you:

    • Get along with a wide variety of people?

    • Enjoy sharing ideas with others?

    • Enjoy helping others learn new things or acquire information?

    • Enjoy reading about or studying how society works and the interactions of individuals or groups of people?

    • Enjoy providing service to other people?


Social science cluster1

Completers

Cosmetology

Culinary Arts

Homeland Security (Criminal Justice)

Early Childhood Education ( LHS)

Education- Middle and High School/ Teacher Academy of MD

Emergency Services

Food Service and Hospitality

Majors

Family and Consumer Studies

Law and Legal Studies

Library and Media

Social Work

Sports and Recreation

Urban and Regional Planning

Social Science Cluster


Technical cluster

Technical Cluster

  • Do you:

    • Have an understanding of cause and effect?

    • Have problem solving and math skills?

    • Enjoy working with tools and equipment?

    • Perform work tasks to meet standards of accuracy?

    • Have mechanical ability?

    • Have manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination?

    • Have the ability to form mental images of objects or structures from drawings?


Technical cluster1

Completers

Auto Service Technology

Building Maintenance

Carpentry

CISCO Networking

Collision Repair Technology

Drafting

Electrical Construction

Engineering (Project Lead the Way)

Heating Air Conditioning

Heavy Equipment and Truck Technology

Manufacturing and Machine Technology

Masonry

Welding

Technical Cluster


Career technology center programs

Career & Technology Center Programs

  • Very competitive

  • Looking for:

    • Good grades- at least 2.0 GPA

    • Good attendance-94%

    • Course work- relevant to program

    • Meet pre-requisites for program

    • Can visit CCCTC to look at programs more closely

  • Applications in School Counseling Office, mailed home in Fall of 10th Grade

  • Open House- October 16, 2013 at CCCTC

  • www.carrollk12.org/ctc


Course planning

Course Planning

  • As you plan courses to take, keep in mind…

    • Level of courses (Academic, Honors, AP)

    • Your interests

    • Pre-requisites

    • Course descriptions- use the Program of

      Studies!!!


Levels for courses

Levels for Courses

  • Basic (L1)

  • Academic (L6)

  • Articulated (L7)

    • (L7 related to a career & tech completer)

  • Honors (L8)

  • AP & Transcripted (L9)


Graduation requirements1

4 English

English 9, 10, 11, 12

English 10 (HSA)

Can take AP Lang (11) or AP Lit (12)

3 Social Studies

Gov’t (HSA), US History & World History

4 Math- 2 paths

Algebra I (HSA) (took in middle school)

Intermediate Algebra

Geometry

Algebra II

Must include a math during your senior year

Conceptual Algebra (HSA)

Algebra I

Geometry

Algebra II

Must include a math during your senior year

3 Science

Conceptual Physics

Chemistry I

Biology (HSA)

1 Fine Art

1 Technology Ed.

Foundations of Tech or *PLTW

1 credit of Physical Ed.

½ Health

½ Financial Literacy (Grade 11-12)

Or Managing Personal Finance Using Excel (1 cr)

2 World Language or 2 Advanced Technology and/or State approved completer program

Graduation Requirements


Planning for 4 year colleges

Planning for 4 year colleges

  • Keep your grades up- if you are struggling, talk to your teacher, advisor, or counselor.

  • Take higher level courses, above and beyond the graduation requirements.

  • Get involved- join clubs, sports, fine arts programs.

  • Take on leadership roles.

  • Do community service.

  • Start researching schools on www.collegeboard.org


Are there any questions

Are there any questions?

  • Ask away!

  • Visit the School Counseling page from the LHS Website for resources!

    • www.carrollk12.org/lhs/counseling

  • We will be meeting individually with all ninth grade students to review course selections.


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