boyd Mrs. Boyd
Bearden Middle School Schooled for Success Facilitator, Computer Teacher, School of Promise Coordinator
http://korrnet.org/bms
 
Schooled for Success - Program for 8th Graders
     Assists students in choosing university or technical path in high school.  Helps them to start thinking about their future.

Groundhog Job Shadow Day:  Shadow Day for 8th Graders to shadow someone at their job.  It is sponsored by Junior Achievement, America's Promise and Monster.com.  Check out their website.  http://www.jobshadow.org

Check out the following websites(links available at bottom of page) for information on careers and colleges:

Tennessee Career Information Delivery System:  http://www.tcids.utk.edu
Questionaire available on possible career interests and college interests.  Links on each career to the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

CollegeBoard Online:  http://collegeboard.org
     Go to Students and Parents link for the most information.  Check out GRo, Going Right On, is wonderful if you can download it.  Under the Important Stuff title, click on the MORE drop down box, go to Career Browser  to check out possible careers related to your interest. There is also a College Search available allowing you to get information on colleges across the county.

CareerZone:  http://nycareerzone.org
      Depending on your browser, you may be able to do the quick and easy assessment; it will give you a list of possible careers in your interest area.  If not, click on a career cluster of that sounds good to you and look at the possibilities.  If you want to print out information use the Printer Friendly button and print from Adobe Acrobat Reader.

America's Career Infonet:  http://www.acinet.org
    Infonet offers basic information on careers in every state, lists median salary across all states to compare, list the employment outlook and top jobs in for each state, and has great links under web resources for each career.
My Quia activities and quizzes
Possible Careers
https://www.quia.com/hm/11816.html
What Career Is In Your Future?
Useful links
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