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An Engaging and Effective Elementary Career Education Program Carla Ruge, CTE Director Jeanie Bragg, Lead Career Counselor Denton Independent School District

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An Engaging and Effective Elementary Career Education Program Carla Ruge, Director of CTE Jeanie Bragg, Lead Career Counselor

An Engaging and Effective Elementary Career Education Program

Carla Ruge, CTE DirectorJeanie Bragg, Lead Career Counselor

Denton Independent School DistrictDenton Independent School DistrictDenton ISD SchoolsElementary Schools21Middle Schools7Comprehensive High Schools3Advanced Technology Complex1Special Program Centers3Early Childhood Center2District Level SupportDistrict Level Support:Counseling Director and TeamCareer and Technology Team CTE Director /Career Counselors

Support Campus:Counseling Team: School Counselors, Career Counselor, Student Assistance CounselorTesting CoordinatorStrong Administrative Assistant SupportCareer DevelopmentReactive Approach

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Proactive Approach

PREPARING OUR STUDENTS TO BE COLLEGE AND CAREER READYFramework for Implementation1. Implement AchieveTexas Buy-In - Federal Clusters2. Span All GradesPre-K-12+3. Texas Achievement Plan Student Plan 6-10 years4. Enhance Guidance Counselors Counsel-Ratios5. Build Seamless Connections Post Secondary Options6. Establish Extended Learning Internships/Student CTSO 7. Build Strong PartnershipsBusiness Partnerships8. Professional DevelopmentExpand Teachers Skills

ElementaryAt the desk where I sit, I have learned one great truth. The answer for all our national problems - - The answer for all the problems of the world - - comes to a single word. That word is EDUCATION- - Lyndon B. Johnson - -AchieveTexas Career DevelopmentCollege and Career Readiness8Achieve Texas Career Development ModelCareer AwarenessPre-Kindergarten Fifth GradesTo assist students with:Learning more about themselvesUnderstanding the world of workDeveloping respect for all types of workProviding foundational knowledge about the federal career clusters

The 16 Career Clusters

Elementary Career MonthVideo-Counselor & TeacherCounselor GuideTeacher CurriculumCareer Month FormsParent ActivitiesPre-Test Post-Test Activity

Counselor GuideIntroduction Campus ActivitiesClassroom IdeasCareer Month ContestSupport MaterialsPre-Test Post-Test Activity

Workforce of the futureWorkforce Educated and SkilledGlobalization Electronically ConnectedHigh Demand Occupations High Tech-High TouchMultiple Careers 9-15 CareersContinued Education - Lifelong LearningProfit Controls Downsizing /Off-Shoring

Teacher Activity PacketTeacher Training VideoOur ChallengeAchieve Texas Information16 Federal Career ClustersBusiness and Industry InformationImportant SkillsIndustry TrendsCareer Reference Web SitesSocial Development CompetenciesCareer Development ActivitiesClassroom ActivitiesClassroom Discussion/Journal Topics

Career Month Materials

Career Month Sample Letters

Career Month Sample Certificates

Career Month - Family Activity CalendarCareer Activity for Each DayParenting Tips for Career AwarenessContact Information

Additional Resources

http://cte.unt.edu/

http://www.achievetexas.org/

http://www.cityofdenton.com/ Career Awareness Activities: Pre-Kindergarten Fifth Grades

Career Presentations or Field TripsCareer FairsCareer On WheelsDoor Decorating ContestCareer Games / PuzzlesCareer AnnouncementsRole Playing ActivitiesCollege Day / Educator PanelsTour of the Advanced Technology ComplexPost-Secondary Education / Training Options

Pre-Test/Post TestAt the beginning of the ActivityHave students list as many careers as you canAt the End of the ActivityHave students list as many careers as you canSupport MaterialsThe future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.- - Eleanor Roosevelt - -Career Development MaterialsCareer Resource Guide (Counselor)Teacher Career Curriculum Activities (All Grade Levels and Special Programs)Elementary Career Calendar (Parents)

https://sites.google.com/site/dentonisdcte/

Carla RugeDirector of Career and Technical Education(940)[email protected]

Jeanie Bragg Lead Career Counselor(940)[email protected]

Denton Independent School District