Welcome to Journeys to Careers

Welcome to Journey to Careers (JTC), a career awareness course that:
• Incorporates 21st learning and project-based learning to support student exploration of the Louisiana Career Education Model and (16) National Career Clusters™
• Exposes students to the Foundation Knowledge and Skills of the (16) National Career Clusters™
• Prepares students to make appropriate academic and career choices that facilitate college and career planning

I will be using this page to keep you updated on what is happening in class, important dates, and copies of handouts and notes.

***Schedule of topics and lessons may change due to unforeseen circumstances; this is a projected plan. I will update if changes happen***

If you need to contact me, please email at: ktrousse@mylpsd.com

I will also use Remind 101 for important updates for my class.

https://www.louisianabelieves.com/courses ---> Allows you to access various resources for your student's future for high school. 

***Items highlights in blue have been covered.***

Upcoming JTC Topics:

February 18-22, 2019:
Week 25
Monday: Lab-Achieve/SP2
Tuesday: Habit 6-Synergize (Habit 5 Packet Due)
Wednesday: Habit 6-Synergize
Thursday: Habit 1-6 Exam Review
Friday: Habit 1-6 Exam (Habit 6 Packet can be turned in early on this day.)

February 25-March 1, 2019:
Week 25
Monday: DARE
Tuesday:  DARE (Habit 6 Due)
Wednesday: DARE
Thursday: DARE
Friday:  DARE 

March 4-8, 2019:
Mardi Gras Break-No School

March 11-15, 2019:
Week 26
Monday: DARE
Tuesday:  DARE
Wednesday: DARE
Thursday: DARE
Friday:  DARE

March 18-22, 2019:
Week 26
Monday: SP2
Tuesday: Habit 7-Sharpen the Saw/Self Renewal
Wednesday: Habit 7-Sharpen the Saw/Self Renewal
Thursday: Habit 7-Sharpen the Saw/Self Renewal
Friday: Students will report to alternates-teacher will be out. There will be an alternate assignment for a grade.

Topics Covered: 

August 9-10th, 2018:
Thursday: First day of school house keeping.
Friday: Intro to JTC policies and procedures.

August 13-17, 2018:
Week 1
Monday:Lab policies, procedures, and programs. Everfi Pre Test (not graded)
Tuesday:Task Test Pre Test (not graded)
Wednesday: Who Am I? Group project.
Thursday: Who Am I? Group project.
Friday:Who Am I? Group project presentation.
Syllabus signature sheets due.

August 20-24, 2018:
Week 2
Monday: Lab-Everfi Module 1 (Savings)
Tuesday:Intro to Career Cluster & Dream Job
Wednesday:Foundation, Knowledge, Skills-Career Cluster
Thursday:Interests Inventories 
Friday:Continue Interest Inventories and Career Interviews for Homework

August 27-31, 2018:
Week 3
Monday: Lab-Achieve
Tuesday: Intro to Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Cluster
Wednesday:Career Spotlight/Agriculture Careers 
Thursday:Natural Resources Research Project
Friday: Natural Resources Research Project Continued.

September 5-7, 2018:
Week 4
Monday: Lab-Achieve
Tuesday: Intro to Arts, A/V Technology
Wednesday:Career Spotlight/Arts, A/V Careers 
Thursday: Newscast Research and Creation
Friday: Newscast Presentation

September 10-14, 2018:
Week 5
Monday: Lab-Everfi Module 2-Banking
Tuesday: Intro to Information Technology 
Wednesday:Group activities about technology driven careers
Thursday: Ignition- Interactive Technology
Friday: Ignition- Interactive Technology

September 17-21, 2018:
Week 6
Monday: Lab-Achieve
Tuesday: Intro to Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

September 24-28, 2018:
Week 7
Monday: Lab-Everfi Module 3
Tuesday: Intro to Architecture, Construction, and Manufacturing

October 1-5, 2018:
Week 8
Monday: Lab-Achieve
Tuesday: Intro to STEM

October 10-12, 2018:
Week 9
Monday: Lab-Everfi Module 4
Tuesday: Intro to Health Science

October 15-19, 2018:
Week 10
Monday: Lab-Achieve
Tuesday: Intro to Human Services

October 22-26, 2018:
Week 11
Monday: Lab-Module 5
Tuesday: Intro to Education and Training

October 29- November 2, 2018:
Week 12
Monday: Lab-Achieve
Tuesday: Intro to Law, Public Safety, and Security 

November 5-9, 2018:
Week 13
Monday: Lab-Everfi Module 6
Tuesday: Intro to Government Administration 

November 12-16, 2018:
Week 14
Monday: Lab-Achieve
Tuesday: Intro to Marketing, Sales, and Finance

November 26-30, 2018:
Week 15
Monday: Lab-Everfi Module 7
Tuesday: Intro Business Management 
Wednesday: Business/Product Creation
Thursday: "Shark Tank" proposal for business/product
Friday: Wanna Bet

December 3-7, 2018:
Week 16
Monday: Lab-Achieve--Level Set
Tuesday: Intro to Hospitality and Tourism
Wednesday:Vacation Planning
Thursday: Vacation Plan completion and creation of travel brochure
Friday:Complete travel brochure and discuss budgets and plans.

December 10-14, 2018:
Week 17
Monday: Lab-Everfi Module 8
Tuesday: Intro to communication
Wednesday: Effective Communication
Thursday: Communication/Project Alert Exam
Friday:  Communication

December 17-21, 2018:
Week 18
Monday: Lab-Achieve
Tuesday:  IGP/High School transition with Mrs. Matherne, Professional School Counselor
Wednesday: IGP/High School transition with Mrs. Matherne, Professional School Counselor
Thursday: IGP/High School transition with Mrs. Matherne, Professional School Counselor
Friday:  IGP/High School transition with Mrs. Matherne, Professional School Counselor
***All grades will be places in JPAMs and will be up to date pending all assignments were turned in.

January 7-11, 2019:
Week 19
Monday: Lab-Achieve
Tuesday:  Intro To 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
Wednesday:  Intro To 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
Thursday: Intro To 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
Friday:   Intro To 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

January 14-18, 2019:
Week 20
Monday: Lab-Achieve
Tuesday:  Habit 1-Be Proactive (Intro Habits Packet Due)
Wednesday:   Habit 1-Be Proactive
Thursday:   Habit 1-Be Proactive
Friday:    Habit 1-Be Proactive

January 21-25, 2019:
Week 21
Monday: Lab-Achieve
Tuesday:  Habit 2-Begin with the End in Mind
Wednesday: Habit 2-Begin with the End in Mind (Habit 1 Packet Due)
Thursday: Habit 2-Begin with the End in Mind
Friday: Habit 2-Begin with the End in Mind

January 28-February 1, 2019:
Week 22
Monday: Lab-Achieve
Tuesday:  Habit 3-Put First Things First (Habit 2 Packet Due)
Wednesday: Habit 3-Put First Things First
Thursday: Habit 3-Put First Things First
Friday: Task Test

February 4-8, 2019:
Week 23
Monday: Lab-Achieve/Everfi----SLHS Scheduleing Day
Tuesday:  Habit 4-Think Win-Win Powerpoint/notes (Habit 3 Packet Due)
Wednesday: Habit 4-Think Win-Win Activity
Thursday: Teacher out for CPR Training-Students have graded alternate assignment
Friday: Alternate Assignment Due

February 11-15, 2019:
Week 24
Monday: Lab-Achieve/Everfi
Tuesday:  Habit 5-Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood (Habit 4 Packet Due)
Wednesday: Habit 5-Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood
Thursday: Habit 5-Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood----Happy Valentine's Day!!
Friday: Modules 7, 8, & 9 of Everfi Due for grade. Intro to SP2 online program.