Career Information for LKSD High School Students
Compiled by Frank Odasz for Cliff Andrews and the Lower Koskokwim School District
Some links will have changed. Major career resource
updates are underway: April 1st, 2009.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org your site corrections and additions.
Work Readiness Curriculum
Taking Charge Learning Economics through Entrepreneurship
An excellent ten-week work-readiness curriculum
Career Development Manual from Univ. of Waterloo
Work readiness self-assessment and much more!
Career Pathways Resources
(Health, construction, child care, integrated learning and contextual learning, Science and technology)
Alaskan Career Resources
AKCIS Alaska career information
A master listing of Alaskan career information resources, including job shadowing and much more!
Careers.Org - Alaska Career Resources
Extensive resources of all types!
Alaskan Career and Vocational Education
Includes alignment to standards, professional development and Alaskan partners and connections.
See their other resources listing at http://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/CareerTechEd/resources/resources.html
Alaskan Department of Labor
Job information. Select Research, then 'Other Resources,' then career information for the following listing of career resources - http://www.labor.state.ak.us/research/research/link.htm#car
Alaska Job Center Network
A first stop for finding jobs in Alaska
News for the Alaska commercial fisherman
Alaskan Community Information listings -Akiak listing
Other National and Regional Career Resources
Master Listing for Vocational Education and School-to-Work Resources
Master Listing for Career and work experience resources
Master listing of Tech Prep Resources from California
Master Listing from Missouri Division of Vocational and Adult Education
Perhaps the best national online Career Center. Market your skills online with free resume posting, services for researching companies, job seeker information and a great section on community business.
America's Job Bank
Virtual Career Development
Resources from a Northwest consortium
Tutorials for becoming a free agent information technology professional!
Resources for marketing your services and finding work contracts!
Environmental Career Center (Virginia)
A comprehensive environmental and natural resources jobs resource.
Welcome to the Environmental Career Center
Career Education for Women AWSEM
Virtual job shadowing
Groundhog Job Shadow Day Web site!
http://www.jobshadow.org/ BEST SITE BY FAR!
Monster.com's exceptional Job Shadowing site. Job shadowing is an academically motivating activity designed to give kids an up-close look at the world of work and to answer the question
Ask questions of thousands of volunteer experts.
Americans Communicating Electronically
USDA community economic development and youth program information. 4-H programs and much more!
Junior Achievement Youth and Career Information
U.S. Department of Labor Resources
Transition from Welfare to Work Resources
A recent federal resource with extensive resources
Directory of All Federal Resource Sites
Virtual Job Shadowing
Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce. An example of a local shadowing program. Limited resources.
Unite Los Angeles
Extensive career information from the Los Angeles region.
Fine Arts Careers. http://www.menc.org
Career info, job hunting tips, and links to more sites.
From the home page click on "Jobs http://www.fineartscareers.tn.org/links.htm
The K-8 Aeronautics Internet Textbook
Select beginner, intermediate or advanced reading level
See also lesson levels at http://wings.avkids.com/Curriculums/Aerodynamics/index.html
Aeronautics learning laboratory for Science, Technology and Research
Aeronautics Hot Links
Lone Eagle Hotlist of Mentoring Programs
http://lone-eagles.com/mentor.htm and I've just updated it with some new
Judi Harris resources and several great listings of mentoring resources.
Lone Eagle new project-based learning resources
Includes a master listing from the George Lucas Foundation. They have a free print
newsletter I highly recommend called the GLEF Blast. www.glef.org
Public/private ventures. Articles for youth and workforce development education
See also http://www.ppv.org/content/reports/mentoringtraining.htm
Job Search Sites
Job Outlook 2002
Salaries for College Graduates
Online Career Fair
Family and Consumer Sciences
Related Links to Marriage
K-6 integrated career lessons
Project Based Learning
Integrated Career Lessons from Utah
Core Career Connections K-6, 7&8(UTAH)
Netscape Find the Job
There's a new report on Erate funding, including a toolkit for evaluating
Great Expectations:Leveraging America's Investment
in Educational Technology
Download the Report:
Download the Technology Evaluation Toolkit:
Here's a rough listing of community development, educational technology, and digital divide education
Professional Development: Learning from the Best
NCREL Toolkit http://www.ncrel.org/pd/toolkit.htm
To help districts and schools plan and evaluate professional development
enGauge from NCREL
To help districts and schools plan and evaluate the system-wide use of educational technology
Profiler from High Plains RTEC
To improve teacher/student collaboration to improve technology skills
Technology Project Evaluation Instrument from SEIR*TEC
and the North Carolina Dept of Public Instruction
Created to assess Technology Literacy Challenge Grant projects but also applicable to assessing district technology programs.
Star Chart from the CEO Forum on Education and Technology
Provides benchmarks against which K-12 schools and colleges can assess and track their progress in technology integration.
Learning with Technology Profile Tool from NCRTEC
Helps teachers rethink both their general teaching practices and their approach to technology uses.
Professional Competency Continuum and the PCC Assessment Tool
The assessment tools helps educators assess their status along a professional competency continuum (PCC). The PCC represents research- and classroom-tested approaches to deveoping the skills in teachers and administrators necessary for effective integration of technology in learning.
University of Kansas Community Tool Box
Includes a "troubleshooting guide" to improve effectiveness in community
The Benton foundation has a toolkit http://www.benton.org/Practice/Toolkit/
and a listserv offering "Toolkit updates." See also http://benton.org and http://www.digitaldividenetwork.org
The Children's Partnership Foundation has created a couple toolkits
http://www.childrenspartnership.org such as their Young Americans Toolkit
Digital Divide Sites likely to have career listings:
American Connects Consortium
Lone Eagle Hotlists of Career information listings
Ecommerce Start-up Training Resources
Note the youth entrepreneurship resources.
The Digital Equity Toolkit
The National Institute for Community Innovations (NICI) wishes to share
with you a free resource for increasing digital equity. The Digital Equity Toolkit is a
guide for educators who want to integrate e-mail and the Internet into their classroom
Community Development Toolbox
Youthlearn Resources and Guide
Just announced a great new "YouthLearn Guide - A creative approach
to working with youth and technology" to creating after school technology
programs, many resources of interest to youth can be found here, too.