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					2010 MnCareers Facilitators Guide ~ Index

             INTRODUCTION                                          1-2

             INTEREST & GOAL ASSESSMENTS                           8-30
             4 Types of Assessments                                8-9
             Exercise: 7 Steps to Decision-Making                  10
             Applying 7 Steps to Career Decision-Making            11
             Lesson Plans, Activities & Worksheets Explained       12
             Lesson Plan: Self Assessment & Work Values            13
             Worksheet #1A: Interests Assessment                   14
             Worksheet #1B: Skills & Abilities Assessment          15
             Worksheet #1C: Personality / Temperament Assessment   16
             Worksheet #1D: Work Values Assessment                 17
             Worksheet #1E: Assessment Summary                     18
             Worksheet #2: Lifestyle Considerations                19
             Worksheet #3: Goal Setting                            20
             Worksheet #4: Self-Appraisal Questionnaire            21
             Worksheet #5: MnCareers Interest Assessment           22-23
             Worksheet #6: Choices Not Chances                     24
             Worksheet #7: Begin the Exploration                   25-27
             Worksheet #8: My Interests                            28-29
             Worksheet #9: Self-Exploration                        30


             CAREER INFORMATION RESOURCES                          31-51
             iSeek Solutions                                       32
             Why Use Labor Market Information?                     33
             CareerOneStop                                         34
             ISEEK                                                 35
             eFolio Minnesota                                      36
             Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS)            37
             The Occupational Information Network (O*NET)          38
             Centers of Excellence                                 39
             Pathways to Success Parent Guide                      40
             National Career Development Guidelines                41-44
             Career Investigation Concepts & Skills                45-48
             Career Decision-Making                                49
             Career Decision Checklist                             50
             Career Planning Myths                                 51




2010 MnCareers Facilitator Guide                                           Page 3
             CAREER FIELDS, CLUSTERS & PATHWAYS                      52-61
             Minnesota Career Fields, Clusters & Pathways Overview   52
             Minnesota's Career Cluster Initiative                   53
             Minnesota Career Fields, Clusters & Pathways Chart      54
             Career Field: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources     55
             Career Field: Business, Management & Administration     56
             Career Field: Communications & Information Systems      57
             Career Field: Engineering, Manufacturing & Technology   58
             Career Field: Health Science Technology                 59
             Career Field: Human Services                            60
             Using Career Clusters with MnCareers, ISEEK and MCIS    61


             CAREER EXPLORATION ACTIVITIES                           62-125
             Lesson Plans, Activities & Worksheets Explained         62
             Lesson Plan: Overview of MnCareers                      63
             Lesson Plan: Career Decision-Making                     64
             Lesson Plan: Nontraditional Careers                     65
             Worksheet #10: Career Research                          66-67
             Worksheet #11: Career Informational Interview           68
             Worksheet #12: Skills Scavenger Hunt                    69
             Worksheet #13: Career Planning List                     70
             Worksheet #14: Career Planning Activities               71-72
             Worksheet #15: Where are the Jobs?                      73
             Worksheet #16: Who's the Career Counselor?              74-75
             Worksheet #17: Nontraditional Employment                76
             Worksheet #18: Job Prospects                            77-78
             Worksheet #19: Alternative Resources                    79-80
             Worksheet #20: Do I Have the Skills?                    81-82
             CDA: Who Am I?                                          83
             CDA: What Do People Do?                                 84
             CDA: School Work in Everyday Lives                      85
             CDA: Boys & Girls Do This …                             86
             CDA: The Person Who …                                   87
             CDA: Jobs for Students                                  88
             CDA: Job Choices                                        89
             CDA: Problem Solving                                    90
             CDA: Career Identification                              91
             CDA: Careers Interesting to Me                          92
             CDA: Graphing Jobs                                      93
             CDA: Make the Connection — School to Work               94
             CDA: Jobs for Students                                  95
             CDA: A Day in the Life                                  96
             CDA: The Energy of Careers                              97
             CDA: Exploring Ways to Use Your Love of Music           98
             CDA: Holland Graph                                      99
             CDA: Guess My Job                                       100
             CDA: My Favorite Subject                                101
             CDA: Patterns in Careers                                102
             CDA: Want Ads for Jobs Wanted                           103



2010 MnCareers Facilitator Guide                                              Page 4
             CDA: What's the Important Job?                            104
             CDA: Art in the World of Technology                       105
             CDA: Be Your Own Boss                                     106
             CDA: If I Were a Worker In …                              107
             CDA: May I Be of Service?                                 108
             CDA: Military I.D.                                        109
             CDA: My Feeling Histogram                                 110
             CDA: Nontraditional Careers Writing Prompt                111
             CDA: Summarizing Career Information                       112
             CDA: Work Around the World                                113
             CDA: The Career Tree                                      114
             CDA: Understanding and Evaluating Programs                115
             CDA: Bursting at the Seams                                116
             CDA: Career Portfolio                                     117
             CDA: Careers on a RAFT                                    118
             CDA: Hats Off to Careers!                                 119
             CDA: Interviewing for a Job                               120
             CDA: Nondiscriminatory RAFTing                            121
             CDA: Pay Day                                              122
             CDA: Science Around Town                                  123
             CDA: Shadowing a Math Career                              124
             CDA: The Pythagorean Theorem                              125


             EDUCATION & TRAINING                                      126-55
             GetReadyForCollege.org                                    127
             Earning a GED or High School Diploma                      128
             Consumer Report System                                    129
             Educational Planning Myths                                130
             Junior & Senior Timelines                                 131-132
             Paying for Training or Education                          133
             Online and Distance Learning                              134
             Countdown to College                                      135
             College Testing Information                               136
             Military Options                                          137
             Careers In the Military                                   138
             Worksheet #21: Military Recruitment                       139
             Financial Aid and College Terms                           140-143
             Lesson Plans, Activities & Activities Explained           144
             Lesson Plan: Education Decision-Making                    145
             Worksheet #22: Application Checklist                      146
             Worksheet #23: Program Evaluation Chart                   147
             Worksheet #24: Tape Measure Technique                     148
             Worksheet #25: Related School Subjects                    149
             Worksheet #26: Exploring Higher Education Opportunities   150-151
             Worksheet #27: Schools and Programs                       152-153
             Worksheet #28: Visiting Campus                            154
             Worksheet #29: Making the Financial Aid Connection        155




2010 MnCareers Facilitator Guide                                                 Page 5
             BUDGETING                                                156-182
             Learning the Language of Money                           157
             Building Good Credit                                     158
             Feed the Pig                                             159
             Reality Check                                            160
             Lesson Plans, Activities & Activities Explained          161
             Lesson Plan: Lifestyles of the Working World             162
             Lesson Plan: The Cost of Working                         163
             Worksheet #30: Financial Priorities                      164
             Worksheet #31: The Value of Your Dollar                  165
             Worksheet #32: Building Your Money Smarts                166-167
             Worksheet #33: Want It All vs. Need It All               168
             Worksheet #34 A & B: Show Me the Money!                  169-170
             Worksheet #35 A & B: Budgeting Basics                    171-172
             Worksheet #36: Create A Personal Budget                  173
             Worksheet #37: Keeping Track of Your Money               174
             Worksheet #38: Spending Habits                           175
             Worksheet #39: Saving Basics                             176
             Worksheet #40 A & B: Simple vs. Compound Interest        177-179
             Worksheet #41: Look to the Future                        180
             Worksheet #42: Paying for College                        181
             Worksheet #43: How Much Does College Really Cost?        182


             WORK-BASED LEARNING & MENTORING                          183-210
             What Is work-Based Learning?                             183
             Career and Technical Education                           184
             Registered Apprenticeship                                185
             Youth Apprenticeship                                     186
             Safety Guidelines for Youth Apprentices                  187
             Worksite Field Trips                                     188
             Job Shadowing                                            189
             School-Based Entrepreneurship                            190
             Service Learning                                         191
             11 Essential Elements for Service Learning               192
             AmeriCorps                                               193
             iCouldBe.org                                             194
             Career Mentoring                                         195
             School-Based Mentoring                                   196
             How to Design a School-based Mentoring Program           197-199
             Checking-In with Your Mentor                             200
             Career Portfolio                                         201
             Lesson Plans, Activities & Activities Explained          202
             Lesson Plan: Industry Visits                             203
             Worksheet #44: Minnesota Labor Laws, Test of Knowledge   205-206
             Worksheet #45: Soft Skills in the Workplace              206
             Worksheet #46: Exploring Apprenticeship                  207-208
             Worksheet #47: Am I an Entrepreneur                      209-210




2010 MnCareers Facilitator Guide                                                Page 6
             JOB SEARCH INFORMATION                                    211-229
             Where to Find Job Search Materials                        212
             Job Search Grid by Career Tool                            213
             Minnesota WorkForce Centers                               214
             Finding Jobs & Employers                                  215
             Application & Interview Discrimination                    216-217
             Preparing for Work: JOB INTERVIEWS                        218
             Preparing for Work: NETWORKING                            219
             The 10 Commandments of Networking                         220
             Top 20 Personal Skills                                    221
             Employers Are Looking For …                               222
             Preparing for Work: THE RESUME                            223
             Programs and Services for Those Laid Off                  224
             Worksheet #48: Job Outlook                                225
             Worksheet #49: Researching a Company                      226
             Worksheet #50: Fitting the Job                            227
             Worksheet #51: Get Acquainted with CareerOneStop          228
             Worksheet #52: Stress Reducers                            229
             Worksheet #53: Workplace Characteristics                  230


             ANSWER KEY                                                231-252
             Worksheet #7: Begin the Exploration                       232-234
             Worksheet #15: Where are the Jobs?                        235
             Worksheet #17: Nontraditional Employment                  236
             Worksheet #18: Job Prospects                              237-238
             Worksheet #25: Related School Subjects                    239-240
             Worksheet #26: Exploring Higher Education Opportunities   241-242
             Worksheet #27: Schools and Programs                       243-244
             Worksheet #42: Paying for College                         245
             Worksheet #44: How Much Does College Really Cost?         246
             Worksheet #45: Minnesota Labor Laws, Test of Knowledge    247-248
             Worksheet #45: Soft Skills in the Workplace               249-250
             Worksheet #46: Exploring Apprenticeship                   251
             Worksheet #51: Get Acquainted with CareerOneStop          252


             ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS                                          253




2010 MnCareers Facilitator Guide                                                 Page 7

				
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