Project: College Prep

Teacher: Mike Werner
School: Topeka West High School
Location: Topeka, Kansas USA
Start Date: 10/25/2010
End Date: 12/03/2010
Project Plan
Unique Requests of
Participating Mentors:

We would like mentors who are interested in helping high school seniors in their education and career plans. We need mentors able to provide resume and narrative essay critique in preparation for college/career and scholarships. Also provide research, advice, and share experiences about college survival and success as a first-year college freshman.

Description:

A project for high school seniors as part of a semester-long coursework in College Prep. This project focuses on general education and career planning.

Benchmarks:

1. Lanuage Arts Curriculum: College Prep Skills 2. Technology Skills 3. Research and Communication Skills 4. Cooperation & Independent Learning Skills

Duration:

6

Grade Level:

12

Content Area:

High School Seniors College Prep

Student Outcomes:

1. Career & Education Research Plan -Review of Resume/Cover Letter -Narrative Essay -College Survival & Success -General Calendar of Senior - Year Prep for College 2. Student/Mentor Messages

Evaluation of
Student Outcomes:

1. Rubric for Career & Education Plan 2. Rubric for Student/Mentor Messages 3. Mentor Comments - Critique

Teacher Role:

1. Teach Curriculum 2. Facilitate Communcation between Students/Mentors 3. Grade Student Outcomes

Mentor Role:

1. Provide Career & Education Research Assistance & Advice 2. Facilitate positive and proactive communication with Student(s)