NH Curriculum Standards for
Purpose – The major goal of Career Learning is to prepare students to take responsibility for their own futures. Through career learning, students will be better able to take advantage of workplace opportunities and adapt to changing needs of local, national, and international economies. Through better recognition of individual abilities and how they relate to the world of work, students will acquire skills necessary for adult life. Career Learning helps students to better understand themselves and their world as they progress through the educational environment and transition to adult life.
K-12 Career Development Curriculum Framework New Hampshire
NH Career Development Curriculum Standard 6: Students will acquire the knowledge, attitudes and skills to make a successful transition from school to the world of work and adult life.
NH Curriculum Standard 7: Students will understand the relationship between individual qualities, education and training, and the world of work.
______ will demonstrate knowledge and application of the following work related personal and social skills: self awareness, personal appearance, punctuality and attendance, good worker character traits, communication skills, interacting with supervisors and co-workers with at least ______ accuracy on teacher and curriculum activities.
____________ will be introduced to forms required for work: W-4, paychecks, W-2, and 1040EZ, and will complete assignments involving these forms with at least _______ accuracy.
Using information generated from paycheck math activities ( i.e.. Monthly income) _______ will generate a monthly budget to include rent, food, clothing, utilities, transportation, insurance, savings etc., with at least_____% accuracy on calculations and or reasonable distribution of income.
____ will demonstrate the ability to set short term, intermediate and long term money goals by generating a list of at least three financial goals and stating ___ ( number) of ways to accomplish these goals ( banking, budgeting, avoiding impulse buying, comparison shopping).
_____ will complete forms associated with job seeking skills, including filling out job application forms, listing references and resume preparation.
_____ will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of at least 5 important considerations in the job interviewing process. (ie. punctuality, appearance, polite greetings, honesty in communication, asking questions, showing interest, sending follow-up thank you letter...) through role playing practice and real employment opportunities as available.
_____ will complete steps required to organize a job shadowing experience based on their identified vocational interests with teacher assistance as needed.
_____ will identify the roles and duties of at least 4 school and community workers per quarter with at least 80% accuracy on comprehension questions.
_____will increase independence on assigned tasks, demonstrated by utilizing picture/symbol/sign cues to initiate elements of a tasks that are illustrated on a job task card or in a teacher designed task booklets
______ will increase basic language concepts and communication skills by initiating the following phrases either verbally or using augmentive communication: "I need help", I'm finished", and "I need more work/supplies" in the correct context when measured.
Below are Goals and Objectives for students with special needs.
____ will increase her knowledge in the areas of Lifeskills and Work Behavioral Skills as evidenced by .... ( criteria)
____ will increase his vocational readiness by developing and demonstrating appropriate work behaviors and specific work related skills demonstrated by...( criteria)
Attention to Task Goals
_____ will improve attention to task, accuracy, and/or appropriate work behavior through selected activities over baseline in these areas. ( criteria)
Given a variety of work tasks ____ will be able to stay on task for ___ minutes or more ___ out of ___ measured trials.
Augmentative Communication Goals
_____ will increase independence on assigned tasks, demonstrated by utilizing picture/symbol/sign language cues to initiate elements of a task that are illustrated on a job task card or in a task booklet.
_____ will improve functional communication skills by using augmentative communication, voice and facial expression for answering yes/no questions while constructing, with staff assistance, a self awareness "About Me" notebook that will include information and pictures about personal likes and dislikes, things and people she is interested in and other relevant personal information.
_____will increase independence on assigned tasks, demonstrated by utilizing picture/symbol/sign cues to initiate elements of a tasks that are illustrated on a job task card or in a teacher designed task booklets.
______ will increase basic language concepts and communication skills by initiating the following phrases either verbally or using augmentative communication: "I need help", I'm finished", and "I need more work/supplies" in the correct context when measured.