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					TRANSITION PLAN
CHECKLIST – ITEMS TO BE COMPLETED                                     Name:_______________
MAKE SURE YOU COMPLETE ALL ITEMS IN EACH PACKAGE
(Incomplete packages will be returned to completed and resubmitted)




                                                                                          Completed
Who am I?                                                                           OK?




                                                                                           Section
Career Cruising                Questions / Paragraph Complete
Skills                         Table
                               6 Skills with Examples (see chart on back of task)
Resume                         Proper Format & Current Content
Cover Letter                   Proper Format & Current Content
Health Plan                    Eating, Activity, Exercise and Stress
Activity Log – Grade 11        150 Minutes per week What where and how                    Y/N




                                                                                          Completed
                                                                                           Section
What will I do?                                                                     OK?
Detailed Plans                 Explain in detail what you will do
Career Training                Career exploration and Required Courses
Forms                          2 completed work or school applications
Budget                         Completed and Explained                                    Y/N




                                                                                          Completed
                                                                                           Section
How Will I Get There?                                                               OK?
Work                           30 Hours of work / Volunteer
                               Write-up of skills used
                               Explanation of Community Connection
Activity Log – Grade 12        150 Minutes per week What where and how                    Y/N

PRESENTATION                                                Completed?
Presentation / Exit Interview / Panel Presentation                                   Y      N
 TRANSITION PLAN                                       Section 1          – WHO AM I?

                                                       Name: ________________________
CAREER CRUISING SITE QUESTIONS                                                    Complete Y / N

The objective of this assignment is to explore a variety of careers in depth using a computer
program called CAREER CRUISING. To access CAREER CRUISING, go to
www.careercruising.com and use:

User ID: Kitsilano
Password: careers

Using the Career Matchmaker answer the questions and look up the top two careers chosen for
you based on the survey questions. Fill in the blanks below.
MAKE SURE TO ANSWER THE TWO QUESTIONS AT THE END

Career one

Job title: & FOCUS AREA
______________________________________________________________________________

Main duties:
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

Earning potential:
______________________________________________________________________________

High school courses required:
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

Post secondary education required and a recommended school:
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

Employment outlook in BC for this job:
(Go to: Other Resources, scroll down and go to Job Futures)
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

Is this job transferable? Directions this job can go:
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
Do you agree that this job would be good for you why/why not?
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
Career two (Or look up one of your choice and answer the questions below)

Job title: & FOCUS AREA: _______________________________________________________

Main duties:
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

Earning potential:
______________________________________________________________________________

High school courses required:
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

Post secondary education required and a recommended school:
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

Employment outlook in BC for this job:
(Go to: Other Resources, scroll down and go to Job Futures)

______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

Is this job transferable? Directions this job can go:
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

Do you agree that this job would be good for you why/why not?
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________


                              MANDITORY EXTRA QUESTIONS

What influence has family, teachers, and friends had on helping you find information on jobs that
you’re interested in?
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

What influence has family, teachers, and friends had on influencing your decision to go into a
certain field?
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
 Focus Areas and Examples of Potential Workplace Occupations
Focus Area         Grade 12 Graduation            Some Post-Secondary             More Post-secondary & Work
                                                                                  Experience
Business           Salesperson                    Sales Representative            Sales Manager
Applied Business   Office Assistant               Executive Assistant             Manager
                   Bank Teller                    Loans Officer                   Investment Analyst
                   Accounting Clerk               Bookkeeper                      Certified Accountant
Fine Arts,         Music Store Sales              Music Teacher                   Composer/Conductor
Design,            Artist/Craftsperson            Art/Crafts Instructor           Visual Arts Teacher
Media              Silkscreen Artist              Illustrator                     Interior Designer
                   Film / Video Entry Level       Video/Film Camera Operator      Film Editor
                   Position
Fitness &          Recreation Attendant           Recreation Leader Ski           Facilities Manager
Recreation         Ski Lift Operator              Instructor Firefighter          Ski Resort Manager
                   Forestry Firefighter           Swim Instructor                 Firefighter Officer
                   Life Guard                                                     Pool Manager
Health &           Nurse's Aide                   Paramedic                       Registered Nurse
Human Services     Security Guard                 Police Officer                  Probation Officer
                   Group Home Worker              Youth Care Worker               Social Worker Teacher
                   Youth Group Leader             Teacher Assistant
Liberal Arts,      Library Assistant              Library Technician              Librarian
Humanities         Tour Guide                     Publicist                       Events Coordinator
                   Copy Writer                    Journalist                      Editor
                   Museum Attendant               Museum Guide                    Museum Curator
Sciences,          Animal Care Worker             Veterinary Technician           Veterinarian
Applied Sciences   Landscape Worker               Landscape Technician            Landscape Architect
                   Forestry Worker                Forestry Technician             Professional Forester Plant
                   Nursery Worker                 Horticulture Technician         Biologist
Tourism,           Kitchen Helper                 Cook                            Chef
Hospitality,       Food Server Front              Hospitality Supervisor          Operations Manager Hotel
Foods              Desk Clerk Tour                Reservations Sales Agent        Manager
                   Guide                          Travel Counselor                Travel Agency Manager
Trades &           Construction Labourer          Carpenter Apprentice            Carpenter
Technology         Skilled Trades Helper          Trades Apprentice               Trades Journeyperson
                   Equipment Operator             Equipment Technician            Mechanic
                   Computer Tech Support Worker   Certified Computer Technician   Computer Systems Programmer
 TRANSITION PLAN                                                                                                                                                                 Section 1                               – WHO AM I?

                                                                                                                                                                                 Name: ________________________
Your Skills – Part 1 Table                                                                                                                                                                                                         Complete Y / N

Create a Skills chart that shows your skills – list at least 5 skills or activities




                                                                                    Positive Attitude




                                                                                                                                                                                 Projects / Tasks
                                                                                                        Be Responsible
                          Communicate




                                                                    Think & Solve
                                                      Use Numbers




                                                                                                                         Be Adaptable


                                                                                                                                        Continuously




                                                                                                                                                                                 Participate in
                                                                                    Demonstrate




                                                                                                                                                       Work Safely
                                        Information




                                                                                                                                                                     Work With
                                                                    Problems
                                        Manage




                                                                                                                                                                     Others
                                                                                                                                        Learn
Activity                                                                                                                                                                                            Proof of Skills                  Evidence
Mow the Lawn                                                           ☻ ☻ ☻ ☻ ☻ ☻                                                                                                   ☻              I have done this for 2 years     Reference Letter




Your Skills – Part 2                                                                                                                                                                                                               Complete Y / N

Complete a short write-up for 2 skills from each of the 3 categories on the Employability Skills 2000+ Chart


 EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS                                                                                                                                                     DETAILED EXAMPLES
Fundamental Skill #1 (EXAMPLE)                                                                     HOW I USE THIS SKILL: (EXAMPLE)
ACTIVITY: Playing on a Soccer Team                                                                 When playing as a team I need to communicate with the other members of the team
                                                                                                   about play strategy and we encourage each other to do our best.
SKILL: Communicate
Fundamental Skill #1                                                                               HOW I USE THIS SKILL:
ACTIVITY:
SKILL:
Fundamental Skill #2                                                                               HOW I USE THIS SKILL:
ACTIVITY:
SKILL:
Management Skill #1                                                                                HOW I USE THIS SKILL:
ACTIVITY:
SKILL:
Management Skill #2                                                                                HOW I USE THIS SKILL:
ACTIVITY:
SKILL:
Teamwork Skill #1                                                                                  HOW I USE THIS SKILL:
ACTIVITY:
SKILL:
Teamwork Skill #2                                                                                  HOW I USE THIS SKILL:
ACTIVITY:
SKILL:

     Check the next page or the Appendix of the Transition Plan for the Employability Skills 2000+ Chart
Employability Skills 2000+
The skills you need to enter, stay in, and progress in the world of work—whether you work on your own or as a part of a team.
These skills can also be applied and used beyond the workplace in a range of daily activities.


Fundamental Skills                             Personal Management Skills                    Teamwork Skills

The skills needed as a base for                The personal skills, attitudes and            The skills and attributes needed
further development                            behaviours that drive one’s                   to contribute productively
                                               potential for growth

You will be better prepared to progress in     You will be able to offer yourself greater    You will be better prepared to add value to
the world of work when you can:                possibilities for achievement when you        the outcomes of a task, project or team
Communicate                                    can:                                          when you can:
• read and understand information              Demonstrate Positive Attitudes                Work with Others
presented in a variety of forms (e.g.,         & Behaviors                                   • understand and work within the
words, graphs, charts, diagrams)               • feel good about yourself and be             dynamics of a group
• write and speak so others pay attention      confident                                     • ensure that a team’s purpose and
and understand                                 • deal with people, problems and              objectives are clear
• listen and ask questions to understand       situations with honesty, integrity and        • be flexible: respect, be open to and
and appreciate the points of view of others    personal ethics                               supportive of the thoughts, opinions
• share information using a range of           • recognize your own and other people’s       and contributions of others in a group
information and communications                 good efforts                                  • recognize and respect people’s diversity,
technologies                                   • take care of your personal health           individual differences and perspectives
(e.g., voice, e-mail, computers)               • show interest, initiative and effort        • accept and provide feedback in a
• use relevant scientific, technological and   Be Responsible                                constructive and considerate manner
mathematical knowledge and skills to           • set goals and priorities balancing work     • contribute to a team by sharing
explain or clarify ideas                       and personal life                             information and expertise
Manage Information                             • plan and manage time, money and other       • lead or support when appropriate,
• locate, gather and organize information      resources to achieve goals                    motivating a group for high performance
using appropriate technology and               • assess, weigh and manage risk               • understand the role of conflict in a group
information systems                            • be accountable for your actions and the     to reach solutions
• access, analyze and apply knowledge and      actions of your group                         • manage and resolve conflict when
skills from various disciplines (e.g., the     • be socially responsible and contribute to   appropriate
arts, languages, science, technology,          your community                                Participate in Projects & Tasks
mathematics, social sciences, and the          Be Adaptable                                  • plan, design or carry out a project or
humanities)                                    • work independently or as a part of a        task from start to finish with well-defined
Use Numbers                                    team                                          objectives and outcomes
• decide what needs to be measured or          • carry out multiple tasks or projects        • develop a plan, seek feedback, test,
Calculated                                     • be innovative and resourceful: identify     revise and implement
• observe and record data using appropriate    and suggest alternative ways to achieve       • work to agreed quality standards and
methods, tools and technology                  goals and get the job done                    specifications
• make estimates and verify calculations       • be open and respond constructively          • select and use appropriate tools and
Think & Solve Problems                         to change                                     technology for a task or project
• assess situations and identify problems      • learn from your mistakes and accept         • adapt to changing requirements and
• seek different points of view and evaluate   feedback                                      information
them based on facts                            • cope with uncertainty                       • continuously monitor the success
• recognize the human, interpersonal,          Learn Continuously                            of a project or task and identify ways
technical, scientific and mathematical         • be willing to continuously learn            to improve
dimensions of a problem                        and grow
• identify the root cause of a problem         • assess personal strengths and areas
• be creative and innovative in exploring      for development
possible solutions                             • set your own learning goals
• readily use science, technology and          • identify and access learning sources
mathematics as ways to think, gain and         and opportunities
share knowledge, solve problems and            • plan for and achieve your learning goals
make decisions                                 Work Safely
• evaluate solutions to make                   • be aware of personal and group health
recommendations or decisions                   and safety practices and procedures, and
• implement solutions                          act in accordance with these
• check to see if a solution works, and act
on opportunities for improvement
 TRANSITION PLAN                                              Section 1           – WHO AM I?

                                                              Name: ________________________


Resume                                                                                     Complete Y / N


Complete a proper format Resume, which reflects your current skills and abilities
 - Include Awards certificates and other qualifications to earn extra marks for Evidence in Step 4
 - For help, use the internet links provided on the Kits site to find some resume templates
             - Make sure your resume is current and up-to-date
             - Add any new Courses, Awards, Certificates you completed
             - List Jobs and other Experience
             - Make sure your References know you are using them


Cover Letter                                                                               Complete Y / N
Complete a proper format Cover Letter for an actual position you would like to apply for, and that highlights
  the skills and abilities listed in your Resume
 - For help, use the internet links provided on the Kits site to find some cover letter templates
               - Update your Cover letter for each TYPE of Job
               - Find out the Name or Title of the recipient (person you are sending it to)
                         - If not sure, Call to find out the persons name!
                         - No “To Whom it may Concern” – It’s bad form
                         - Use: “Manager, Human Resources” if you can’t get a name & title




Physical Activity Hours
- You need to document 150 minutes of physical activity per week

       - Done in Grade 11                                                           Grade 11


- Write a paragraph explaining the ‘What’, ‘Where’, and ‘How’ of your activity      Description




HEALTH PLAN                                                                                Complete Y / N

A - How will you get a balanced diet as a student? Will you cook for yourself or eat in the School Cafeterias?




   • Compare your eating habits to what you recorded in Grade 10 to see how you are doing now.
B - Create a one-week plan for a balanced diet in the chart below
        (Not what you ate, but what you WOULD eat in a HEALTHY week)



                   Breakfast                       Lunch                          Dinner
            Food    Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group
Monday




                   Breakfast                       Lunch                          Dinner
            Food    Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group
Tuesday




                   Breakfast                       Lunch                          Dinner
Wednesday




            Food    Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group




                   Breakfast                       Lunch                          Dinner
            Food    Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group
Thursday




                   Breakfast                       Lunch                          Dinner
            Food    Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group
Friday




                   Breakfast                       Lunch                          Dinner
            Food    Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group
Saturday




                   Breakfast                       Lunch                          Dinner
            Food    Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group   Food   Quantity & Food Group
Sunday
TRANSITION PLAN                                                 Section 1      – Who Am I?

                                                                Name: ________________________


HEALTH PLAN (cont.)                                                                     Complete Y / N

C - Do you still enjoy the same Physical Activities as in Grade 10?
    • How will you plan to stay fit?
        • What activities will you engage in? (list at least 5 choices)
        • What are the advantages / disadvantages of each?

       ACTIVITY                          Advantages                         Disadvantages




D - What options for exercise will you have next year?
       • school / employer facilities or community resources (centers, trails, etc.)
       • List at least 3 choices, and who uses these choices
                • What costs would be involved, and how are they connected to their community?
       CHOICE                              Costs                          Community Connection




E - How do you manage stress in your life
       • Refer back to the stress management techniques from the Appendix
       • What methods do you use at this point in your life?
               • List at least 3 ways you manage stress - Why do these work for you?
TRANSITION PLAN
CHECKLIST – ITEMS TO BE COMPLETED                                     Name:_______________
MAKE SURE YOU COMPLETE ALL ITEMS IN EACH PACKAGE
(Incomplete packages will be returned to completed and resubmitted)




                                                                                          Completed
Who am I?                                                                           OK?




                                                                                           Section
Career Cruising                Questions / Paragraph Complete
Skills                         Table
                               6 Skills with Examples (see chart on back of task)
Resume                         Proper Format & Current Content
Cover Letter                   Proper Format & Current Content
Health Plan                    Eating, Activity, Exercise and Stress
Activity Log – Grade 11        150 Minutes per week What where and how                    Y/N




                                                                                          Completed
                                                                                           Section
What will I do?                                                                     OK?
Detailed Plans                 Explain in detail what you will do
Career Training                Career exploration and Required Courses
Forms                          2 completed work or school applications
Budget                         Completed and Explained                                    Y/N




                                                                                          Completed
                                                                                           Section
How Will I Get There?                                                               OK?
Work                           30 Hours of work / Volunteer
                               Write-up of skills used
                               Explanation of Community Connection
Activity Log – Grade 12        150 Minutes per week What where and how                    Y/N

PRESENTATION                                                Completed?
Presentation / Exit Interview / Panel Presentation                                   Y      N
TRANSITION PLAN                                                            Section 2    – WHAT WILL I DO?

                                                                           Name: ________________________

Detailed Plans                                                                               Complete Y / N

Answer all of the questions below IN DETAIL (you might want to do this part last)

1. Write a short summary of your future plans.
   -   Explain what you plan to do, and WHY you are choosing this path
   -   If you are not sure what you will do, describe your options




2. What specific skills do you need to develop after graduation to reach your goals?
       Courses, Volunteering, Skills - What is the process you will follow to get there?
       If you have a variety of plans, explain them ALL!




3. What skills will you have to develop in the next 10-15 years to keep up in your area of interest?
   -   Refer back to your skills in Section 1, to explain your choices for the future




4. What roles will the following play in your reaching your goals:
       Family      - emotional & financial support, housing, etc.
       Friends     - hobbies, sports, mental support, shared housing, etc.
       Work        - finances, experience and change of pace
       Leisure     - activities, sports, etc (see your healthy living plan)
       Education   - How will you have to train, develop and keep current.
TRANSITION PLAN                                                   Section 2              – WHAT WILL I DO?

                                                                  Name: ________________________

CAREER TRAINING – Explore Your Options                                                              Complete Y / N


RESEARCH YOUR OPTIONS                             .
- Use the internet to find information
- PRINT what you found for future use.



 ATTACH YOUR RESEARCH AND WRITE YOUR ANSWERS:

 What TRAINING is required for your career of choice?




 WHERE can you complete the required training – list more than one possibility




 What courses / preparation do you have to complete to qualify for training? (required Courses) :




 What have courses have you completed so far (including Grade 11 & 12) to get you there?




 Will you have all the courses you require, or will you have to do something specific as your next step?




 What school and community activities have and will support you in achieving the job options you explored?




 Evaluate the information you collected, based on clarity of information, relevance and quality of site / resources.
 - Reflect on the quality and usefulness of the information
TRANSITION PLAN                                                  Section 2    – WHAT WILL I DO?
                                                                 Name: ________________________
Budget                                                                                             Complete Y / N

Complete the Budget and make sure it matches your Detailed Plans you wrote about
  -   Alternately, complete the financial planning tool from the school you applied to and print it out to submit.
  -   There are also financial Calculators for students on Bank websites.


         Income
         List the income you expect to have over the 12 month period following High School
         (Don't include Scholarships, loans or gifts)
           Income after deductions                                                        1
           Income from investments                                                        2
           On-going support from family                                                   3
         Total Income                                                                    A     (A=sum of 1-3)


         Expenses
         List the expenses you expect to have for the 12 month period after leaving high school.
         Enter any amounts that will apply
         Fixed
            Housing                                                                      10
            Car Payments                                                                 11
            Utilities (gas, electricity, water)                                          12
            Communications (Cable, Phone, Cell)                                          13
         Insurance                                                                       14
            Car Payments                                                                 15
            Home or contents (if renting)                                                16
         Total Fixed Expenses                                                            B     (B=sum of 10-16)

         Variable
           Groceries (About $200/month)                                                  20
           Eating out                                                                    21
           Houshold (Cleaning, furniture, etc)                                           22
           Computer & accessories                                                        23
           Health Care (Dental, Glasses, drugs)                                          24
           Transportation (Car costs $2000/year)                                         25
           Public Transit $720/year                                                      26
           Clothing                                                                      27
           Personal Care (Toiletries, laundry)                                           28
           Recreation (movies, DVDs, clubs, etc.)                                        29
           Travel                                                                        30
           Tuition fees ($4000 to $6000 / year)                                          31
           Books, supplies ($500-$1000 / year)                                           32
         Total Variable Expenses                                                         C     (C=sum of 20-32)


         Total Expenses                                                                  D     (D=B+C)
WILL IT WORK OUT - Balance Sheet

Assets
List money you have saved, or money you expect to have when you leave High School
From your own jobs or from your family. Enter any amounts that apply.
  My Savings                                                           50
  My Investments                                                       51
  Scholarships                                                         52
  Student Loans                                                        53
  RESP in my name                                                      54
  Contributions from family and Friends                                55
  Other                                                                56
My total assets                                                        E    (E=sum of 50-56)


Debts
List any debts you will be responsible for
   My credit card balances                                             60
   My student loans (the money I'll owe)                               61
   My Car loan                                                         62
   Bank Loans                                                          63
   Debts to Family                                                     64
My total debts                                                         F    (F=sum of 60-64)

My Net worth                                                           G    (G=E-F)

Enter the information from the above calculations.
The year after school:
   Income                                                              From A
   Expenses                                                            From D
Difference                                                             H   (F=A-D)

Will you have to use savings?
  My Net Worth                                                         From G
  Number of years of study                                             I
Available funds to meet shortfall each year                            J   (J=G/I)

BALANCE                                                                K    (=J-H)
  If K is still negative, you need to alter your plans!


  Complete all the fields that apply to you and see if your
  plan can work out.
  Makes some changes if it does not!

  Print and Submit as part of your Transition Plan
  Make sure the budget matches up with your plans!
TRANSITION PLAN                                   Section 2          – WHAT WILL I DO?

                                                  Name: ________________________

FORMS                                                                        Complete Y / N


  -   Attach 2 completed Forms
  -
        o Applications for work
             If using online applications, include FULL application not just page 1

        o College / University Applications
              Registration confirmation pages are OK

        o Scholarship Applications
              Think of what might be useful to you in the future!
TRANSITION PLAN
CHECKLIST – ITEMS TO BE COMPLETED                                     Name:_______________
MAKE SURE YOU COMPLETE ALL ITEMS IN EACH PACKAGE
(Incomplete packages will be returned to completed and resubmitted)




                                                                                          Completed
Who am I?                                                                           OK?




                                                                                           Section
Career Cruising                Questions / Paragraph Complete
Skills                         Table
                               6 Skills with Examples (see chart on back of task)
Resume                         Proper Format & Current Content
Cover Letter                   Proper Format & Current Content
Health Plan                    Eating, Activity, Exercise and Stress
Activity Log – Grade 11        150 Minutes per week What where and how                    Y/N




                                                                                          Completed
                                                                                           Section
What will I do?                                                                     OK?
Detailed Plans                 Explain in detail what you will do
Career Training                Career exploration and Required Courses
Forms                          2 completed work or school applications
Budget                         Completed and Explained                                    Y/N




                                                                                          Completed
                                                                                           Section
How Will I Get There?                                                               OK?
Work                           30 Hours of work / Volunteer
                               Write-up of skills used
                               Explanation of Community Connection
Activity Log – Grade 12        150 Minutes per week What where and how                    Y/N

PRESENTATION                                                Completed?
Presentation / Exit Interview / Panel Presentation                                   Y      N
TRANSITION PLAN                                                 Section 3        – How Will I Get There?

                                                                Name: ________________________


Hours & Write-ups                                                                          Complete Y / N


Work Hours & Explanation
- Complete and document at least 30 hours of paid work or volunteer hours         Work
       - this MUST be done by the end of Grade 12
       - This must be completed OUTSIDE of school
       - This should NOT be for a family member
          (the idea is to give you a sense of the ‘outside’ world)


- Write TWO paragraphs explaining your work experience

       - What skills did you learn / use? (look at the skills table for help)     Skills

       - How was your experience linked to the community you live in?             Community Connection



Physical Activity Hours
- You need to document 150 minutes of physical activity per week

       - Done in Grade 12                                                         Grade 11


- Write a paragraph explaining the ‘What’, ‘Where’, and ‘How’ of your activity    Description
TRANSITION PLAN                                                  PRESENTATION

Presentations will take place during the mid-year exam days, or by appointment with
one of the Graduation Transitions Team.


                                         PRESENTATION GRADING
    Criteria 1 - Evidence


Demonstrates thoughtful selection of
                                          EXTRA QUESTIONS
evidence.                                 We’ll use some of these to help you along:

    Criteria 2 - Effort                   Has there been an event or person that has impacted your future
                                          career choices?
Demonstrates effort, initiative, and
commitment.                               What are your weaknesses?

    Criteria 3 – Reflection on History    How do you develop your skills continuously?

Demonstrates meaningful reflection on     How will you grow & learn in the next 3-5 years?
activities & evidence presented
                                          How will you contribute to your community?
    Criteria 4 – Goals
                                          How will you contribute to an ever changing career market? (What
Demonstrates thought put into
                                          is plan ‘B’)
evaluating future goals
                                          Who or what has influenced your future plans?
    Criteria 5 - Clarity
                                          How do your interests fit into your future plans?
Demonstrates clarity in formulating and
presenting future goals.                  Why have you chosen this specific field or future path?


NOTE:
  -    If you will need a laptop to present a PowerPoint presentation or slides, YOU must bring this, as
    we do not have the time to set this up and make sure it works with your materials!
  -    Check the ‘Presentation Planner’ sheet to see the criteria we will be using to grade you and a list
    of questions you can use to ask yourself if you are prepared.
                                       PRESENTATION PLANNER

My Presentation:                        Use these questions to plan your Presentation. What you present will be based on
                                        YOU, but you should be able to say ‘yes’ to all of the statements below if you are
                                        prepared!


Evidence Presented                      Do have a variety of Evidence? (Certificates, Awards, Photos, Memberships, etc)
                                        Have at least ONE piece, but bringing more items shows that you are prepared,
                                        and gives you more to talk about!


Criteria 1 - Evidence                   What is there about my evidence that I am most proud of? How does my evidence
                                        show who I am? Have I chosen evidence that I am comfortable sharing?
Demonstrates thoughtful selection of
evidence.


Criteria 2 - Effort                     How much time and energy have I put into preparing for my presentation? How do
                                        I feel about my presentation format? How much have I practiced? What kind of
Demonstrates effort, initiative, and    feedback from peers, parents, and teachers have I incorporated into my
commitment.                             presentation?


Criteria 3 – Reflection on History      What are the personal connections that my evidence represents? How can I
                                        explain the reasons for my choices? What do I want to communicate in my
Demonstrates meaningful reflection      presentation? How do I want my audience to respond to my presentation? What
on activities & evidence presented.     part of ‘me’ do I want to talk about?


Criteria 4 - Goals                      What I have learned from completing my Transition Plan? Can I describe my plans
                                        for the future? Have I considered a variety of options, or am I sure of what I want to
Demonstrates thought put into           do and how to get there?
evaluating future goals.


Criteria 5 - Clarity                    How has my Transition Plan helped me make choices about employment, career
                                        and life choices, and post-secondary education and training? Can I talk about my
Demonstrates clarity in formulating     skills and abilities clearly so others can understand what these goals are?
and presenting future life choices.




WHAT TO TALK ABOUT:                                            (Presenters will use these questions to ‘help’ you)

Who are you?
   -     What are your interests?                                Long Range Plans (5-10 years):
   -     What makes you unique?                                     -    What to you want to ‘be’?
   -     What have you done / accomplished?                         -    If not sure, what are some of your options?
   -     What personal challenges have you                          -    What professional development / further
       overcome?                                                       training will you need?

What are your skills & Interests?                               What to bring:
  -      Sports & recreation                                      -       At least 1 piece of your work /
  -      Work & volunteer                                               achievement you can show off.
  -      Academics & Arts                                         -       Parts 1 and 2 of your transition plan if you
                                                                        did not complete it in the Fall
What happens next year?                                           -       Part 3 of your Transition plan, IF it is
  -     Schooling                                                       complete with evidence of your work /
  -     Living arrangements                                             volunteer and Activity hours, and the
  -     Physical Activity & Leisure                                     Healthy living plan. (DUE in Term 3)
  -     How will you finance your plans?

				
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