Demonstrator 4. Career Education
All students have equitable access to high quality, rigorous career education curriculum.
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a.) Career education is rigorous, aligned to state and national standards, and meets the needs of diverse learners and includes the integration of 21st Century Skills and Knowledge.
b.) Students develop and practice real world skills related to careers including problem solving, goal setting, critical thinking, decision making, and analyzing information.
c.) Career education curriculum is designed to meet the needs of business and industry, which includes the employment needs of the local workforce, as well as job outlook and/or sector strategy data. At the high school level, business and industry partners serve on advisory committees for career education programs.
d.) Students routinely engage in grade level appropriate, career-related problem solving within the classroom.
e.) Students apply core academic skills such as math and reading to solve real world problems related to career education.
f.) Information about careers is routinely integrated into the total school curriculum.
g.) Technology is integrated into the delivery of the career education curriculum.
h.) Students are encouraged to develop and practice career and leadership skills through service learning projects, extra/co-curricular organizations, and/or student organization activities. Recognition is provided to students for their efforts and accomplishments.