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Topic: Education and Job Training 

Life Work

 Standard 5.  Makes general preparation for entering the work force
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Determines the types of preparation and training needed for entry-level jobs
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Determines the types of preparation needed for entry-level jobs
     2.Determines the types of training needed for entry-level jobs
   Benchmark 3.Understands occupational apprenticeships and other training opportunities (e.g., job shadowing, mentorships, community service, youth entrepreneurship)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands occupational apprenticeships
     2.Understands job training opportunities
     3.Understands job shadowing
     4.Understands mentorship
     5.Understands community service
     6.Understands youth entrepreneurship
   Benchmark 4.Understands available educational opportunities (e.g., college, junior college, job training program)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands educational opportunities at colleges
     2.Understands educational opportunities at junior colleges
     3.Understands educational opportunities from job training programs
   Benchmark 5.Understands community resources such as, availability of child care, that support education and training
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows community resources such as availability of child care
     2.Understands community resources that support education and training
   Benchmark 17.Understands how academic knowledge and skills are related to specific careers or occupational groups
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how academic knowledge and skills are related to specific careers
     2.Understands how academic knowledge and skills are related to occupational groups
 Standard 8.  Operates effectively within organizations
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 6.Knows resources available for life-long learning (e.g., computer assisted self-directed training, counseling, tuition support)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows computer assisted self-directed training resources for life-long learning
     2.Knows counseling available for life-long learning
     3.Knows tuition support available for life-long learning