Career Awareness (CTE Intro)


College and Career Awareness offers exploration and preparation in college and career pathways focusing on jobs that are high skill and high demand, as well as satisfying and financially rewarding. The College and Career Awareness course is designed to help students identify their interests, abilities, and skills. With appropriate developmental information related to careers, educational pathways, and self-knowledge, students are able to begin to make college and career goals for the future. College and Career Awareness is designed to acquaint students with the Utah labor market and the employment opportunities for which they can prepare by defining a College and Career Ready Plan.
Through application-based lessons, College and Career Awareness allows students to utilize technology, develop foundational skills, and explore careers. The course provides information regarding additional courses and training related to each student’s career field of interest, as they begin to prepare for college and career.

Career Pathways show students a direct connection between doing well in high school and being able to transition smoothly to postsecondary opportunities or getting a good job when they graduate. Students who focus on a Career Pathway acquire the skills necessary for entry into well-paid careers with high potential for rapid financial growth, increased levels of responsibility, and a high degree of personal satisfaction.

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YOUSCIENCE - YouScience is the science of YOU – how your mind is wired, what makes you tick, the skills and knowledge that set you apart. You have talent and there’s a path that’s right for you – here’s how we help you discover it. 

KEYS TO SUCCESS - Providing students with an accessible tool, Keys to Success enables users to discover, connect to, and endeavor to achieve future possibilities.  The Keys to Success program has always been a student and user-first initiative. As of 2020, the Keys to Success platform is utilized statewide as a College and Career Readiness tool that provides resources for individuals on their own personal path to success

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CTE Intro is a required course for seventh grade students. Through CTE Intro,  students participate in activity-centered lessons to utilize technology, develop  beginning skills, and explore careers by expanding awareness. CTE Intro provides  information regarding future classes and training related to each student’s career field of interest

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