Plan for the Future

Help your child plan for the future by helping them create a high school plan of study. Instill in your children a love of learning.
  • Research current trends in occupations through your children’s school career resource center or library, public library, newspapers, and magazines. Occupational Outlook Handbookhttp://www.bls.gov/oco/

  • Help your children develop a plan of study. A plan of study is a planned, coherent sequence of courses, 4-6 years in duration that leads to or supports a career pathway.  A pathway can lead to a skill certificate, two-year associate degree, four-year degree, the military, and apprenticeship, etc.

    Plan of Study (needs page)
    Select a career cluster.
  • Encourage your children to consider a variety of schooling options.
  • Can Students Get a Technology Center Education and Still Go to College?
  • Post-Secondary Education Options

    CareerTech  http://okcareertech.org
    Oklahoma Higher Education  http://okhighered.org
    Military Career Guide http://www.todaysmilitary.com/
  • Instill in your children a love of learning. In the workplace, workers need the ability to acquire new information and skills and apply them to their jobs.
  • Encourage your child to keep certificates and reports in a portfolio to show what skills have been mastered. Information can be entered and electronic copies can be uploaded into your students OKCIS online Portfolio.