The Career Education curriculum supports students in becoming successful, educated citizens by helping them learn how to effectively manage their life journey toward preferred future possibilities. This area of learning requires students to identify & develop their personal interests, passions and competencies. Students reflect on learning experiences in school and community, build confidence through their contributions, and explore multiple career-life roles and choices. The curriculum fosters lifelong learning, beginning in Kindergarten and continuing through to graduation and beyond.
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Career Education K-5
In Kindergarten to Grade , career-life development is largely about the expanding sense of self, positive community engagement, and reflection on learning and goal-setting. Students develop an awareness of their personal interests and strengths, and the roles and responsibilities of family, school and community in supporting their lifelong learning journey.
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Career Education 6-8
Students continue to reflect on, self-assess, and set goals in personal competency development. Students determine their strengths and preferences as they explore career-life concepts such as identity, leadership, personal planning and transferable skills. Students are introduced to increasingly diverse experiential learning opportunities and ways in which family, mentors, and community networks support their continued career-life development.
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Career Life Education (CLE)
Career Life Education focuses on gaining a clear understanding of career-life development knowledge, skills, and strategies for life's journey into adulthood.
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Career Life Connections (CLC)
Career Life Connections focuses on applying personal career-life management knowledge, skills, and strategies to one's own personal life journey.
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The Capstone Project is a rigorous learning opportunity for students to reflect and share in personally meaningful ways, and is a requirement for Career Life Connections 12 and for graduation. The purpose of the Capstone is for students to demonstrate the knowledge, competencies and passion(s) that they can offer the world, as they integrate personal interests and strengths with preferred future possibilities. It is a representation of the student's learning journey and provides an opportunity to reflect and synthesize, as well as showcase and celebrate.
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