|Kent City Community Schools|
|Bylaws & Policies|
2423 - CAREER PREPARATION
The Board of Education strongly supports the Career Preparation System as a vehicle to help the District prepare students more effectively for future careers and job readiness. The District will provide students with the following learning experiences needed to develop career-related knowledge, attitudes, and skills as well as life-long learning skills:
|A.||Career Preparation Curriculum which includes career awareness, exploration, and the integration of career preparation and contentual learning projects into the core curriculum.|
|B.||Work-Based Learning which provides students with a planned program of job training and/or various types of work experiences that are coordinated with school-based learning.|
The Superintendent or his/her designee is authorized to design and implement school-to-work activities/programs, that create the types of learnings described above.
The Superintendent's guidelines for the development and implementation of school-to-work activities/programs need to provide for the following:
|A.||Informed parental consent is obtained for any out-of-District activities such as field trips, job shadowing, work experiences, and the like.|
|B.||Proper supervision is provided all students when they are participating in learning activities in off-school sites.|
|C.||All students are provided appropriate opportunities to participate in school-to-work activities.|
|D.||Emphasis is placed throughout the program on the development/reinforcement of a high-quality work ethic by every student.|
|E.||Each learning activity/program will have defined objectives with clear correlation to career preparation and a means for assessing how well each student is achieving the objectives.|
The Superintendent shall keep the Board informed periodically on the progress of the District toward the goals of this important program.
Public Law 103-239, School-to-Work Initiatives Act of 1994