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Grade Level Objectives/Lessons


College and Career Readiness

Grade 9: Self Exploration - What Will I Do With My Life?  

*Students begin the exploration stage by completing a career interest inventory in WOIS and exploring how their interests, values, and abilities connect to a variety of occupations.

*Students compare and contrast different careers and identify educational and training programs.

Making the Most Out of High School

*Students are introduced to graduation and college admission requirements.

*Students create a high school and beyond plan that aligns with these aspirations.

Grade 10: Career Exploration  - Which Training Plan Is Best For Me?

*Students continue to research their interests, career options, and post-secondary education opportunities.

*Students complete WOIS’s Reality Check to explore what life is like after high school, how much money they may need to earn to cover expenses, and which occupations will support this lifestyle.

*Students will take the ASVAB test to connect their aptitudes and abilities to career options.

Assessing My Progress

*Students review graduation and college admission requirements to identify their progress.

*Students update high school and beyond plan and plan future coursework to meet these goals.

Grade 11: Post-Secondary Planning - How Will I Achieve My Goals?

*Students review their interests, set goals, and begin preparing to achieve those goals.

**Students review a junior year timeline and map out the necessary steps needed to achieve their post-secondary goals.

*Students receive an overview of the college admissions process, information on college prep testing requirements, scholarship and financial aid information, vocational and technical traning options, apprenticeship opportunities, and military options.

* Junior are invited to take the PSAT or ASVAB test and attend the T2-4 college fair.

Knowing What You Need

*Students review progress met towards graduation and admission requirements and update their high school and beyond plan.

*Students review the admission requirements for the different post-secondary training options and plan a senior course load that aligns with their future goals.

Grade 12: Decision Making & Postsecondary Transition - What Steps Am I Taking Now?

*In the senior year, students take their goals and make them a reality. Students will ensure that graduation requirements are being met and will update their high school and beyond plan.

* Students start the post-secondary admissions process, complete any necessary testing requirements and follow a senior timeline to reach their goals.

*Seniors understand the financial aid process and how to complete the FAFSA. Students know how to identify and apply for scholarships.

*Seniors are invited to the FASFA night, T2-4 college fair, and college planning night.