Career Academy RetreatNuts and Bolts, Day 1: Review Agendas Student 4-8 Year Plans All Aspects of the Industry
Academic Plans for Career Academy Students 4, 6, and 8 year Planning
What is ALL ASPECTS? • An All Aspects Example
All Aspects of the Industry • Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills • Incorporating both of these into the student’s 4 years of high school.
Hard Skills • Hard skills are specific and can be easily taught, such as being able to read or type a letter. They represent the minimum skills necessary to do a job and are the first screen employers use to weed out applicants who are obviously not qualified for the position at hand.
Soft Skills • Soft skills are more elusive and intangible. An example might be a bedside manner, a pleasant voice or a cooperative spirit. Leadership, creativity and the ability to teach and learn are all considered soft skills and they are really the meat of what an employer is looking for in a job applicant.
All Aspects of the Industry • PLANNING • MANAGEMENT • FINANCE • TECHNICAL AND PRODUCTION SKILLS • UNDERLYING PRINCIPLES OF TECHNOLOGY • LABOR • COMMUNITY • HEALTH, SAFETY, AND ENVIRONMENT