The purpose of this course is to assist students In making informed decisions regarding their future academic and occupational goals and to provide information regarding careers in the seventeen career clusters. This course is a compilation of modules for each of the seventeen career clusters. It is designed to provide flexibility in course offerings. Any number of modules can be selected to comprise a course that meets the needs of students.
The content includes but is not limited to the orientation of students to career pathways in the career and technical education field. Reinforcement of academic skills occurs through classroom instruction and applied laboratory procedures. This course is recommended for students in the sixth grade but not required.
Instruction and learning activities are provided in a laboratory setting using hands-on experiences with the equipment, materials and technology appropriate to the course content and in accordance with current practices.
The grading scale to be used is: A=100-90 B=80-89 C=70-79 D=60-69 F=55-59
There will be two categories students are graded on with the following percentage: Test/Presentation = 60% and Quizzes/Classwork= 40%
If parents wish information on their students, don't hesitate to e-mail me at the school e-mail address as listed above.