Career Based Intervention

Program Description

  • Explore various career fields and labs offered at VTC over the course of a year based upon preference and partner school agreement with VSCTC
  • Participate within each lab setting with Level 2 & 3 students to get hands-on education and insight into the career field(s) and possibilities to them as a program student
  • Receive (1) high school credit towards a consumer education class entitled “Related;” class will introduce concepts covering Safety, Financial Literacy, career Assessment(s), and Character Education
  • Compete in SkillsUSA through the VTC program

Course Topics

  • Exploration of Labs and Program Offerings
  • Safety Unit and possible Certification in Basic First Responder Training and CPR Basics
  • Financial Literacy Unity Focused on Personal Finance, Budgeting, and Real-world Economic Skills
  • Career Education Focusing on Portfolios, Resumes, and Job Applications
  • Character Education Focused: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship

Industry-Recognized Credentials

  • SkillsUSA Affiliation
  • OSHA 10-hour certified training
  • Dependent upon Career Center program attending Level 1 or 2

Career Opportunities

Entry Level (with high school diploma and career training)
  • Students will have a deeper understanding and view of programming offered to them as a Level 2 student and added advantage of trying the programs of choice to make a better educated decision as to the best program fit for them
Technical (with CTE training, associate degree, technical certification)
  • Any Career Field through VSCTC that are Level 1, 2, or 3 based
Professional (with Bachelor’s degree & beyond)
  • TBD

Program Instructors

Carolyn Overhulse
Vanguard Tech Center
Mark Long
Vanguard Tech Center
Elizabeth Slattman
Vanguard Tech Center

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