Career Exploration 8A

Course Description:

Career Exploration courses help students identify and evaluate personal goals, priorities, aptitudes, and interests with the goal of helping them make informed decisions about their careers. These courses expose students to various sources of information on career and training options and may also assist them in developing job search and employability skills.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): Career Exploration 8A
Course Title (NCES SCED) : Career Exploration
Course Provider : New Haven Community Schools
Content Provided By : My Virtual Academy
Online Instructor Provided By : New Haven Community Schools
Standards Addressed : Michigan Merit Curriculum
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Open Entry / Open Exit, Semester, Trimester
Subject Area : Miscellaneous
Course Identifier : Career Exploration
Course Level : Elem/Middle School (Prior to Secondary)
Available Credit :
Sequence : 1 of 2

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website :
Email : [email protected]
Phone : 8002972119

Students and Parents: It is important to work closely with your local school counselor or registrar to follow the school's enrollment procedures. By clicking the "Start Registration Request" button below, you will be able to notify the school of your interest in registering for the online course. However, it is the responsibility of the district or school to review the registration request and approve or deny the request. Please make a note to follow up with your school after submitting a registration request.

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Additional Course Information:

Additional Cost: $0.0

Additional Cost Description: None

At the end of this course students will be able to: Identify and explore career options in different career clusters and pathways. Identify the academic requirements for different career pathways. Identify the skills, abilities, and talents that different careers require. Identify employment opportunities in different career pathways. Describe the tasks that people perform in different careers. Create and manage an academic and career plan that is aligned with your personal goals and interests. Identify ways that you can earn college credit while you’re still in high school. Identify various options for funding your college education. Recognize how your performance in college placement tests such as the SAT, ACT, ASVAB, and ACCUPLACER impact your academic and career goals. Identify and acquire basic academic skills, interpersonal skills, technology skills, workplace readiness skills, and financial management skills for success in college and in your career. Prepare a job search portfolio and acquire skills for success in job interviews.
Unit 1: Exploring Career Options
Unit 2: Developing an Academic and Career Plan
Unit 3: Skills for College and Career Success
Unit 4: Entering the Job Market
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In order to be successful in our program, it is important for the student to remain in constant communication with the online instructor. The online instructor will be communicating with the student 1-2 times per week. Communication between the student and online instructor will be phone, email, texting, and/or discussion boards. Online instructors provide families with their weekly office hours and My Virtual Academy is open Monday – Thursday from 8 AM – 8 PM, Friday from 8 AM – 4 PM and Saturday from 8AM – 2 PM with staff available to answer questions/concerns. Messages received after hours will be returned the next school day. Parents/Guardians/Students will have access to the curriculum and gradebook 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
School Year Enrollment Count Pass Count Completion Rate Notes
17-18 0 0 0.0%
18-19 0 0 0.0%
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