Senior Seminar Calendar


ALL ASSIGNMENTS DUE ON STATED DUE DATES. REFER TO CLASS CALENDAR FREQUENTLY.

August 2018

  1. Examine transcripts for certificate eligibility.
  2. Bring in 1" three-ring binder and 1 ream of printing paper for your use.
  3. Acquire your Business Attire for Senior Seminar activities.
  4. Complete student and parent paperwork information.
  5. Classroom and peer introductions/team building.
  6. Prepare brag sheet/request letter of recommendation.

September 2018

  1. Week 1 - Prepare the following for internship interview and portfolio: (save files)
    • Letter of application
    • Resume
    • Complete a Job Application
    • Interviewing for your career
  2. Week 2 - Sexual Harassment Training
  3. Weeks 2 to 4 - Research/present career opportunities in your field of interest and colleges that offer your majors.
  4. Complete Internship Interview.
  5. Acquire internship coordinator's contact information.
  6. Prepare internship folder (DO NOT LOSE THIS!!)
  7. Submit Letters of Recommendations.
  8. Write Thank you notes for letters of recommendations/guest speaker.
  9. Submit 3 project ideas.

October 2018

  1. Learn and practice business social etiquette/dining.
  2. Prepare business cards and pathway display boards for Connections to the Future.
  3. Prepare journals during internships.
  4. Begin research for paper.

November 2018

  1. Thursday, November 6 - attend Connections to the Future.
  2. Prepare "thank you" letters for CTF guests (2 to 3 per student)
  3. Submit your first draft of your research paper/peer review.
  4. Complete research paper.
  5. Submit final draft of research paper.
  6. Begin project and complete task list.

December 2018

  1. Work on projects.

January 2019

  1. Prepare and Submit project components (see individual teacher deadlines).
  2. Begin compiling project portfolio.
  3. Prepare powerpoint for project presentation.
  4. Practice presentations.

February 2019 - CTE Month

  1. Complete powerpoint presentation and speech.
  2. Practice presentations to 2 other classes/teachers.

March 2019

  1. Powerpoint presentation practice and timings (15 minutes).
  2. Prepare 2 or more copies of project portfolio.
  3. Present project to panel of judges. (3/13, 14, & 20 @ district office boardroom)
  4. Prepare and submit "thank you" cards for judges.
  5. Begin work on portfolio.

April 2019

  1. Continue work on portfolio.
  2. Prepare 2 minute portfolio introduction for interview.
  3. Practice Exit interviews.

May/June 2019

  1. Complete final documents for portfolio.
  2. All Interviews during the Week of May 13
  3. Prepare "thank you" cards for exit interview judges.
  4. Complete final evaluation of Senior Seminar and the Career Certification program.
  5. Thursday, June 6 - Graduation.
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