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Akron Board of Education

Akron Board of Education. Ellet High School 309 Woolf Avenue Akron, Ohio 44312 330-794-4120 Mrs. Barb Baltrinic, Advisor. Ellet High School presents:. The Career Passport Portfolio. Purposes for Creating a Career Passport Portfolio .

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Akron Board of Education

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  1. Akron Board of Education Ellet High School 309 Woolf Avenue Akron, Ohio 44312 330-794-4120 Mrs. Barb Baltrinic, Advisor

  2. Ellet High School presents: The Career Passport Portfolio

  3. Purposes for Creating a Career Passport Portfolio • Assisting students in analyzing their own strengths and weaknesses in employability traits • Assisting students in creating excellent college and scholarship application packages • Assisting students in creating excellent job applications • Assisting students in creating working drafts of lifelong documents

  4. Documents for theCareer Passport Portfolio • School Created Documents • Student Created Documents • Reference Letters • Award Certificates • Work Samples

  5. School Created Documents • Letter from Principal which identifies requirements for graduation, information specific to school, and type of diploma system (Gold Seal, Honors, etc.) • School Profile (identifies school population, type of courses offered, grading system, etc.) • Copy of Student Transcripts • Vocational Certification

  6. Student Created Documents Personal and Professional Documents Analytical Essays

  7. Personal Documents • Autobiographical Sketch which gives background information about the student, including family information and history, and possibly including a digital picture of student • Resume • Vitae which includes a wide variety of information

  8. Analytical Essays • Goals Essay (short term, long term, and personal goals) • Personal Essay (person of influence, overcoming adversity, meaningful event, etc.) • Career Narrative (overview of career of interest) • SCANS Essay (overview of SCANS strengths)

  9. Reference Letters • Collection of Three Reference Letters (on letterhead stationary, written by employed people who will will build a character and work reference for student) • Sample Cover Letter (used when submitting Career Passport documents with college, job, scholarship or award applications)

  10. Award Certificates • Volunteer Awards or Letters of certification • Extra Curricular Award Certificates • College/Tech School Acceptance Letters • Scholarship and Award Letters

  11. Work Samples • Samples of work from each course • Samples showcase strengths and best samples of abilities in each course. • Work Sample can include video clips, computer disks with work samples, hard copies of projects, pictures of artwork, posters, displays

  12. When To Use The Career Passport • For Higher Education Use to Help Complete Applications; in Interviews for Admissions, with Advisor when determining selection of majors and coursework.

  13. When to Use the Career Passport • For Employment Use when applying for full time or part time work. Refer to your Career Narrative when answering application and interview questions. Point out attendance and coursework on your transcript. Vocational students can use competency list to highlight skills.

  14. When to Use the Career Passport • For Your Future Continue to update your Career Passport with Letters of Recommendation, Awards and/or Achievement Certificates, Certifications. Use your Career Passport during interviews.

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