Senior Seminar Calendar


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

August 2016

  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 2016

  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 2016

  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 2016

  1. Thursday, November 10 - 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 2016

  1. Work on projects.

January 2017 - CTE Month

  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 2017

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

March 2017

  1. Powerpoint presentation practice and timings (15 minutes).
  2. Prepare 2 or more copies of project portfolio.
  3. Present project to panel of judges. (3/22, 23, and 24 @ district office boardroom)
  4. Prepare and submit "thank you" cards for judges.
  5. Begin work on portfolio.

April 2017

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

May/June 2017

  1. Complete final documents for portfolio.
  2. Week of May 15 - Exit Interviews.
  3. Prepare "thank you" cards for exit interview judges.
  4. Complete final evaluation of Senior Seminar and the Career Certification program.
  5. Thursday, June 1 - Graduation.
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