Postsecondary Workforce Readiness Definition Handbook

Postsecondary Workforce Readiness Definition Handbook

CTE, ICAP, PWR, POS, Career Guidance, Career, Academic, Inidvidual, Plans, Plan of Study, Career and Technical Education, Plans of Study, Personal, Social, Development, pipeline, School Counselors, ASCA, Comprehensive
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Career Guidance
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Colorado Community College System and Career & Technical Education (CO)
http://www.coloradostateplan.com/counselors.htm

15 page handbook that can be downloaded from website or uploaded here.

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PURPOSE

Postsecodnary Workforce Readiness is Colorado's interpretation of 21st Century skills being taught, guided to and assessed. This handbook breaks down the barriers, explains the myths and clarifies the process.

  • To share a wealth of information to a wealth of education personnel in and around the state of Colorado regarding Career Guidance for ALL students.

  • Provide relevance and connectivity

  • Provide definitions and free resources

DESCRIPTION

Resources List Glossary of Terms Process Diagrams Benefits Background Information Guidance Teaching tools

  • Career Guidance becomes the norm

Implementation of Individual Career and Academic Plans (ICAPs) Uilization of CTE Plans of Study as a robust tool for building ICAPs Increased support for CTE in K-12 and PS institutions Decrease in cutting of School Counselor positions statewide Value for contextual learning and experiences

Statewide initiative to create a culture of Postsecondary Workforce Readiness

RESOURCES AND LESSONS LEARNED

Webinar viewing Training attending Career Guidance comprehension Handbook can be downloaded, mailed and printed for FREE

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  • Career Guidance in best for ALL students

  • School Counselors are vital in providing Career, Academic and Personal/Social Guidance

  • Parents are vital in understanding the importance of Career Guidance

  • Faculty and Instructors, Classroom teachers can all engage students in Career Guidance without even trying!

  • SpEd and Transition coordinators are experts in Career Guidance too!

  • Administartors and School leaders can become 'enlightened' when embracing Postsecondary Workforce Readiness for All

This handbook is hoping to become an interactive online document.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

www.coloradostateplan.com/counselors.htm http://www.coloradostateplan.com/default_cluster.htm http://www.coloradostateplan.com/ctso.htm http://www.coloradostateplan.com/articulation.htm http://www.coloradostateplan.com/genderBalance.htm http://www.coloradostateplan.com/NavigationInitiative.htm

www.collegeincolorado.org www.onetonline.org www.mynextmove.org http://www.coloradocommunitycolleges.com/what/programs.html www.cde.state.co.us/secondaryinitiatives

Lauren k Jones, MA NCC
CTE-Career Guidance Trainer
Colorado Community College System
9101 E Lowry Blvd
Denver, Colorado 80230
Phone: 720-858-2825
Fax: 720-858-2544

lauren.jones@cccs.edu

Lauren k Jones
CTE-Career Guidance Trainer
Colorado Community College System
9101 E Lowry Blvd
Denver, Colorado 80230
Phone: 720-858-2825
Fax: 720-858-2544

lauren.jones@cccs.edu