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Newington High School Academy Programs. Presented by: Kim Davis , Director of Extended Learning, Jim Wenker , NHS Principal Gary Gula , Director of School Counseling Mark Danaher , Academy Counselor. What is a Career Academy?.

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Newington high school academy programs

Newington High School Academy Programs

Presented by:

Kim Davis, Director of Extended Learning,

Jim Wenker, NHS Principal

Gary Gula, Director of School Counseling

Mark Danaher, Academy Counselor


What is a career academy

What is a Career Academy?

  • A school within a school that provides a college preparatory curriculum within the context of a career-oriented theme.

  • 7,000 Career Academies within the U.S. that serve over 1 million students


Career academies have three key elements

Career academies have three key elements:

  • Smaller learning communities

  • College preparatory curriculum with a career-oriented theme

  • Strong partnerships within the community


Nhs academy programs

NHS Academy Programs

  • Information Technology and Digital Innovation Academy

  • Finance and Business Management Academy

  • Culinary and Hospitality Academy


Nhs academy programs three key e lements

NHS Academy Programs: three key elements

  • College preparatory curriculum with a career-oriented theme

    • Strong partnerships with local industry businesses

      • Advisory Board

      • Guest speakers

  • Work-based Learning Program

    • Structured and sequenced to allow students to examine future career options

    • Job shadows, Internships


  • Career academy success p rogram

    Career Academy Success Program

    • The Career Academy Success program offers students a structured plan for optimizing career and employability success. 


    Career academy success program year 1

    Career Academy Success Program Year 1

    Seminar Groups

    • Effective Resumes Workshop

    • Decision Making Exercise

    • Exploring Work & Local Job Sites

      Individual or Online Lessons

    • Explore 3 Occupational and Career websites

    • Examine the website of a professional association related to your academy

    • Career Planning


    Career academy success program year 2

    Career Academy Success Program Year 2

    Seminar Groups

    • Effective Cover Letters Workshop

    • Update Resume Review Workshop

    • Successful Interviewing Workshop

    • Mock Interview Workshop

    • MBTI feedback session

      Individual or Online Lessons

    • Career Shadow setup

    • Career Shadow Follow-up

    • Career Planning


    Career academy success program year 3

    Career Academy Success Program Year 3

    Seminar Groups

    • Update Resume Review Workshop

    • Networking Workshop

    • Work Values Card Sort

    • Motivated Skills Card Sort

      Individual or Online Lessons

    • Internship Preparation & Placement

    • Mock Interview evaluation on Interview Stream

    • Internship Follow-up

    • Career Planning


    Career academy success program year 4

    Career Academy Success Program Year 4

    Seminar Groups

    • Update Resume Review Workshop

    • Social Media Awareness Workshop

    • LinkedIn Setup & Profile Write up

    • Internship Preparation & Placement

      Individual or Online Lessons

    • Internship Follow-up

    • Completion of Career Planning


    To be or not to be an academy student

    To Be or Not to Be…an Academy Student

    • Dedicated counselor to work with Academy students

    • Preferential access to Academy-related courses

    • Completion of an internship which sets Academy students apart from others applying to college


    How to register

    How to Register

    • Email to Mark Danaher, Academy Counselor [email protected]

      • Student Name

      • Academy of Interest


    Questions

    Questions?


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