Eighth Grade Career Development
8th Grade: Career Awareness and Exploration
Students acquire the basic foundations skills needed for high school transition. Students act responsible with others in mind; demonstrates professionalism and ethical behavior. Students are respectable citizenship within the community.
8th Grade: Decision Making & Goal Setting
Career decisions further students’ understanding of themselves and of their options. Making decisions and setting goals advances students toward their future in a purposeful, personal, and meaningful way.
Sample Student Learning Outcomes:
Students recognize that their educational performance is important for reaching their goals and make decisions in a systematic way.
Experiences may include:
Review and update career assessments
Mini Career Fair
Examine and explore career clusters
College & Community College Tours
Identify college and career pathway
Leadership through schools clubs
High School Registration based on career choice and course offerings
Lunch and Learn Sessions