Project: Fall 2016 12th Gr. College and Career Exploration

Teacher: Mona Duncan
School: Haughton High School
Location: Haughton, Louisiana USA
Start Date: 10/17/2016
End Date: 12/16/2016
Project Plan
Unique Requests of
Participating Mentors:

These students are from Bossier Parish Louisiana and all are seniors planning to attend college next year. Many of them do not have many opportunities to connect with professionals in the fields in which they are interested. You can play a major role in helping these young people pursue their interests successfully through and beyond high school!

Description:

Student will develop a career and education portfolio (Note: the designation of weeks does not necessarily mean chronological weeks but rather the weeks of the project.)

Benchmarks:

Students will identify careers to research; student will demonstrate ability to locate, identify, and interpret information; will generate choices and make career decisions based upon interests, abilities and values; will design realistic career action plan to reach desired goal. The student will summarize the information gathered from the mentoring process in a Power Point presentation, a portfolio, or a written report; this will be presented at the end of the session.

Duration:

10

Grade Level:

12

Content Area:

College, Career and Post-Secondary Education Planning for 12th Graders

Student Outcomes:

The students will explore college programs of excellence in their fields of interest and develop an education and career plan and portfolio.

Evaluation of
Student Outcomes:

Students will use the project tracking system to evaluate their attainment of project outcomes. The student will complete an evaluation form about the telementoring project. The student and the mentor will evaluate their telementoring experience and provide recommendations for improving the project.

Teacher Role:

The teacher will act as the facilitator for the project and will monitor and supervise the telementoring relationship

Mentor Role:

To maintain communication 3 times a week with the student; to act as advisor and provide college application and exploration guidance and career awareness as they collaborate with the student on the project.