Policy 602.6 - Career Education

CAREER EDUCATION

Preparing students for careers is one goal of the education program. Career education will be written into the education program for grades kindergarten through twelve. This education shall include, but not be limited to, awareness of self in relation to others and the needs of society, exploration of employment opportunities, experiences in personal decision-making, and experiences of integrating work values and work skills into their lives.

It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent to assist certified employees in finding ways to provide career education in the education program. Special attention should be given to courses of vocational education nature. The Board of Directors, in its review of the curriculum, shall review the means in which career education is combined with other instructional programs.

Adopted: 11/21/94
Modified:
Reviewed: 5/16/94; 10/05/09; 11/17/14; 01/06/20

Legal Reference: Iowa Code §§ 256.11, .11A; 280.9 (1993).
281 I.A.C. 12.5(7).

Cross Reference: Series 602 Programs of Instruction

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