REGION VIII ESC VISION STATEMENT

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					REGION VIII ESC VISION
    STATEMENT
It is the vision of Region VIII
Education Service Center to create a
partnership between school districts,
teachers, school board members,
universities and community colleges,
community members and business
leaders to provide quality services
for school improvement that will
prepare students to cope with the
challenges of the future.
 SCANS

Secretary’s Commission on
Achieving Necessary Skills
Who commissioned the study and
who conducted the research?
   The U.S. Department of Labor
    commissioned the study.

   32 SCANS Commissioners
    representing education,
    business, labor, and state
    government, and SCANS staff
    and research teams
Who did they interview and
what did they ask?
   Employers, managers, and
    frontline workers in wide range
    of U.S. businesses.
   (Employers) What kind of skills
    their employees need.
   (Workers)What skills they use in
    their jobs.
What did they answer?

 Bothsaid “Good jobs
 depend on people who
 can put knowledge to
 work.”
        SCANS FOUNDATION
             SKILLS
   BASIC SKILLS
     Reading
     Writing

     Mathematics (knowing concepts)

     Arithmetic (knowing concepts)

     Listening

     Speaking
        SCANS FOUNDATION
             SKILLS
   Thinking Skills
     Creative Thinking
     Decision Making

     Problem Solving

     Reasoning

     Seeing Things in the Mind’s Eye

     Knowing how to learn
        SCANS FOUNDATION
             SKILLS
   Personal Qualities
     Individual Responsibility
     Self Management

     Integrity

     Sociability

     Honesty

     Self-Esteem
    SCANS COMPETENCIES

   Resource Allocation
     Identifying
     Organizing

     Planning

     Allocating
         Time
         Money

         Materials

         Workers
    SCANS COMPETENCIES

   Information
     Acquire & Evaluate
     Organize/Maintain

     Interpret/Communicate

     Process by Computer
    SCANS COMPETENCIES

   Interpersonal
     Negotiating
     Exercising Leadership

     Working with Diversity

     Teaching Others New Skills

     Serving Clients and Customers

     Participating as Team Member
    SCANS COMPETENCIES

   Systems
     Understand
     Monitor/Correct Performance

     Improve and Design
    SCANS COMPETENCIES

   Technology
     Selects
     Applies to Task

     Maintains

     Troubleshoots
            RESUME
Objective:
“I am seeking a position that will allow me
   to utilize my current in depth knowledge
   of networking and security on multiple
   hardware and software platforms, while
   providing the opportunity for me to
   expand upon that knowledge in a
   challenging and dynamic work
   environment. My solid background in
   network design, deployment and
   administration combined with a work
   ethic for excellence will make me a
   valuable addition to your IT/MIS team”
         SCANS RESUME
Qualifications:
“Expertise includes understanding systems,
  monitoring, correcting and improving their
  performance. Extensive knowledge of
  network computing on multiple hardware
  and software platforms, network design,
  deployment and administration combined
  with experience in PN and IP routing
  technology. Will be a valuable addition to
  IT/MIS teams with equal ability to work
  independently.”
        ORIGINAL RESUME
            RESULTS
   Original Resume
     Placed on “Monster” for 3 weeks
     Viewed by employers 38 times

     No job offers
SCANS RESUMET RESULTS

   SCANS Resume
     Placed on “Monster” at 6 AM
     Viewed 12 times in one day

     Two job offers on table

     One accepted to start to work in 5
      days
         SCANS
 LOOKFOR THESE
 SKILLS TODAY.