Mar 2021

Episode 005: Future Me – Forecasting for Classes

2021-04-13T16:12:05-07:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , |

Learn what classes you need and how to register for classes in Vancouver Public Schools.  VPS Counselor Brian Mathieson is joined by Jackie Gibbs and Mike Dillman to help walk students through how to select their classes for the upcoming school year.

Mar 2021

Future Ready Parent Workshop on 6-8PM, Monday, April 19 (virtual)

2021-03-23T11:29:32-07:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Learn tips from the experts and build your confidence to support your student with college and career planning! This VIRTUAL Future Ready Workshop is designed just for you as a 6th thru 12th grade parent!  Choose from a variety of informational sessions about college and career planning and get the guidance that you need! Register [...]

Dec 2020

Earn College Credit in High School (There’s More Ways Than One)!

2020-12-17T08:46:55-08:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Earn College Credit While In High School? Yes!  VPS offers several programs where students can begin earning college credit while in high school. […]

Nov 2020

FutureMe is Here for Present You!

2020-11-10T14:31:36-08:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Join the Career & Technical Education (CTE) Department as they give you a tour of www.futureme.vansd.org.  Regardless of if you know what's next or have no idea, FutureMe can help! Enrolling (college, university or trade school) Financial Aid Assistance Scholarship Information (local scholarships are highlighted plus a comprehensive list of quality scholarships) [...]

Oct 2020

High School & Beyond with Xello

2020-10-19T10:18:07-07:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Xello is a VPS tool used to help middle and high school students complete their High School & Beyond Plans. Students explore career and college options by building self-knowledge (through age appropriate assessments and skills preferences) and researching careers and colleges at an easy glance (with deeper dives a click away).  For high school seniors, [...]

Oct 2020

AP Students Must Enroll Online

2020-10-09T13:53:16-07:00October 5th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , |

Calling all AP Students! October is a great month to make sure that you’ve enrolled in all of your AP class sections online! If you’re in an AP class, your teacher has asked you to enroll online in that AP section for the class. This process is very important to complete because it’s how we [...]

Aug 2020

Human Resources Scholarship

2020-09-02T10:25:42-07:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , |

Calling all future Human Resource professionals, this scholarship is for you! Submit an essay explaining, presenting, inspiring, or otherwise convincing users about your great idea for an onboarding program for new employees of a business, showing how it would improve their experience.  What's "onboarding" you ask? It's the process that new employees go through to [...]

Aug 2020

Teen Work Hours Limited During School

2020-09-02T08:53:32-07:00August 17th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The start of the school year soon means a return to additional limits on the number of hours teens can work, even with remote or virtual learning. “It’s important for students to have time for homework and school. Jobs should be scheduled around their school day.” Says Josie Bryan, Youth Employment specialist with the Washington [...]

Aug 2020

$$ A Clearer Path to College for All Students $$

2020-08-24T11:48:30-07:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , |

Introducing the College Board Opportunity Scholarships Applying to college is a complicated process, so College Board has created a program that guides you through it. This scholarship program is open to all students and it doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your [...]

Aug 2020

Careers in Construction

2020-08-17T09:13:37-07:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The skilled trades are in high demand. Workers with some postsecondary education (industry certifications, trade school, associate's degree) filled 99% of the 11.5 million jobs created since the low point of the 2010 recession according to the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.  The BayACES program at Hudson's Bay High School offers a sequence [...]

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