chapter 9 – YOUTH TRAINING MODULES

chapter 9 – YOUTH TRAINING MODULES 2017-02-03T16:20:19+00:00

A lesson in etiquette: Higher Education

After leaving high school, students must make the decision of whether to get a job or pursue higher education.  Further one’s education can expand a person’s opportunities to find different jobs and earn more money.  Although receiving a degree or certificate can increase opportunities, it is not the right choice for everyone.  Higher education is often expensive and does not have the same services available to students.

THE BREAD AND BUTTER OF THIS SECTION:

Employment in a difficult for anyone, but there are additional barriers in teh workplace, preventing bullying and harassment, finding a job, and keeping a job. It includes information on applying for a job, interview skills, and disability disclosure tips. There are additional activities for resume development. This section of the toolkit can be used as an individual workshop or with the other sections in the toolkit.

Recipe
POWERPOINT

Higher Education Powerpoint
This presentation addresses preparation for higher education.

HANDOUTS

Education White Paper
addresses education issues

Comparing Laws
contrasts the rights during high school vs. college

Talking to Your Professor
presents information for a professor meeting

ACTIVITIES

Learning Styles
a quiz to determine how you learn best

College Prep Checklist
skills necessary for each grade

Comparing Colleges
spreadsheet to compare potential colleges