ACE Career Development-Job Seeking
- Alternative Cooperative Education (ACE)
- Northglenn High School
- Vantage Point High School
As developmentally appropriate, this course (or series of courses) is designed to teach skills needed for entry into the workforce. Students will demonstrate successful job search strategies. Students will demonstrate employability skill ability to accurately complete job applications, write a resume ask for letters of recommendation. Students will examine model interviews and then participate in their own interview simulations. Students will be able to advocate for accommodations or adaptations necessary to be successful on the job. Students will be knowledgeable of the environmental expectations of the workplace. Additionally, students will be introduced to personal financial literacy skills including: financial planning, budgeting, saving, credit, paycheck calculation, and taxes. Students practice appropriate communication, teamwork, problem-solving while working in a group environment. Whenever possible, computer literacy skills, and leadership skills tied to a CTSO should be embedded into the curriculum.