Earlier this year, the board approved the new course, which is a graduation requirement.
"We've always had a career component in our graduation project," explained
Borzak said the course will help students select a career and how to prepare for that career.
Notario said students have many options today.
"They need to be aware of what's out there. Each of them needs to find out what is best for them," he said.
The course teaches students about job searching skills, learning how to find jobs and applying for them properly. Students will develop their individual career plan, and learn about business communications, including resume, references, as well as workplace relations and proper etiquette in a work environment.
In addition to planning a career, students will learn how to budget, taxes, banking, as well as credit and debt.
"We want real world experiences and we want the students to understand when they leave
"I think many of us agree this program is sorely needed," White said.
In other business, adviser
The board also recognized the achievements of the district's Envirothon team. Team members gave a brief presentation of their local and state competitions.
Kepler also noted that high school Spanish teacher
The board's next workshop will be held in the district offices,
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