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Some units were created prior to the current core PA academic standards, so please check before using these references. However, the references to the PA Career Education and Work Standards are aligned to currently approved standards.

Strands:

  • 13.1 - Career Awareness and Preparation
  • 13.2 - Career Acquisition
  • 13.3 - Career Retention and Advancement
  • 13.4 - Entrepreneurship

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GradeStrandDescriptionSessions
513.1"Zoning In" On a Career2
K, 1, 2, 313.1Career Awareness through The Mona Lisa Portrait4
4, 513.1Career Plan Components2
6, 7, 813.1Career Portfolio: Using the PA Career Guide2
9, 10, 11, 1213.1Changing Roles and Expanding Job Opportunities2
K, 1, 2, 313.1Classroom Bulletin Board: Pathways in Our Community 3
9, 10, 11, 1213.1Considering Career Options5
K, 1, 2, 313.1Developing Posters About Community Helpers6
9, 1013.1Everything is Manufactured! Can Everyone Enter the Field of Manufacturing?3
9, 10, 11, 1213.1Identifying Career Preparation Opportunities2
9, 10, 11, 1213.1Identifying Needed School-Based Career Awareness/Preparation Opportunities1
K, 1, 2, 313.1Individuals' Changing Roles6
K, 1, 2, 313.1Individuals' Interests and Careers5
4, 513.1Interests, Abilities and Career Choices5
4, 513.1Investigating Career Choices3
9, 10, 11, 1213.1Justifying Student's Career Choice2
9, 10, 1113.1Keep the Fire Burning2
9, 10, 1113.1Life-Long Learning - Making the Grade - Getting the Raise!3
813.1O-NET - Oh the Places You Will Go!1
K, 1, 2, 313.1Personal Interests and Careers2
K, 1, 2, 313.1Preparing for Careers5
813.1Profiles in Leadership - Notable Women in Manufacturing3
6, 7, 813.1Relating School and Community Experiences to Career Preparation7
9, 10, 11, 1213.1Selecting a Career Pathway3
9, 10, 11, 1213.1Selecting Postsecondary Opportunities2
9, 10, 11, 1213.1Self-Evaluating Student's Career Plan3
9, 10, 11, 1213.1The Best Choice for Me6
10, 11, 1213.1Using O-NET to Identify Personal Interests, Aptitudes, and Abilities3
K, 1, 2, 313.1What Workers Do3
6, 7, 813.1Where in the World Are You Headed? 13
3, 4, 513.2A Letter to My Older Self 2
7, 8, 913.2A Winning Career Portfolio10
9, 10, 11, 1213.2Communication & Team Building Skills within a Project-Based Environment 9
4, 513.2Comparing Business and Personal Letters3
K, 1, 2, 313.2Composing a Personal Letter3
813.2Exploring Career Opportunities in Manufacturing Using O-NET and PA CareerZone2
9, 10, 11, 1213.2Getting a Job: Working Papers, Team Building, Job Application Documents and Interview Behaviors16
4, 513.2Graphic Organizing of Essential Workplace Skills3
6, 7, 813.2Job Acquisition Skills: Letter of Introduction, Resume, and Job Application 6
6, 7, 813.2Job Interview Skills: Application, Interview & Company Research 10
K, 1, 2, 313.2Practicing Good Speaking and Listening Skills2
K, 1, 2, 313.2Researching Jobs That Use Dogs3
4, 513.2Reviewing Sources for Job Information2
10, 11, 1213.2Skills for a Successful Interview5
513.2The Necessities for Success2
K, 1, 2, 313.3Attitude and Work Habit Plan Implementation4
513.3Bar Graph This Budget2
813.3Budget to Achieve1
9, 10, 11, 1213.3Conflict Resolution in a Team Environment 15
K, 1, 2, 313.3Cooperating in the Home and School4
513.3Cooperating to Achieve Success1
4, 513.3Developing Personal Schedules2
4, 513.3Developing SCANS Skills for School, Home and the Workplace3
8, 913.3Money Matters: The Role of College Costs and Career Salaries in Decision Making4
1, 2, 313.3Operation Cooperation0
813.3Piece by Piece - Building a Career in Manufacturing3
10, 11, 1213.3Redistribution of Funds for Financial Success3
K, 1, 2, 313.3Using Money4
9, 10, 1113.43-D Printing Entrepreneur Resources2
6, 7, 813.4Business Plan Development 9
K, 1, 2, 313.4Defining Entrepreneurship2
9, 10, 11, 1213.4Dissecting the Entrepreneur: A Round Table Discussion4
513.4Entrepreneurial Character - Is It In YOU?2
3, 4, 513.4I Can Be an Entrepreneur2
813.4In the "Business of Leading": Exploring Entrepreneurial Character in Manufacturing4
7, 8, 913.4It's All Part of the Plan3
4, 513.4Little Entrepreneurs Take Flight: Business Plan Profile Development5
K, 1, 2, 313.4Poster Development of Entrepreneurial Character Traits8
K, 1, 2, 313.4Presentation on Age-Appropriate Entrepreneurial Opportunities15
5, 6, 713.4The Parade of Entrepreneurs5
813.4Want Success? Be an Entrepreneur!1

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