Post Secondary Vocational Opportunities

From OpenContent Curriculum

Jump to: navigation, search

Contents

This page is a work in progress that details many of the options available for hands-on vocational education for Alaskans after High School. PLEASE CLICK ON FOLLOWING PAGE LINKS FOR THE INFORMATION!

Page Index

The Main Page

Find a Career HERE

Alaska Apprenticeships

Vocational Schools of Alaska

Lower 48 Vocational Schools

All about Scholarships and Money

Logo.jpg

Finding a Career Information

FINDING A CAREER PAGE CLICK HERE

AK Apprenticeships

AK APPRENTICESHIPS PAGE CLICK HERE

Interested in an alternative to a traditional 4-year degree?

Did you know that when you complete a registered apprenticeship program in Alaska, you can earn up to 38 credits with the University of Alaska. In addition, an apprentice who ... Read more

Can I start right away?

Yes, no matter where you are in life. If you are still in high school, School to Apprenticeship (STA) is an agreement with business, industry, education, government, parents and you, a ... Read more

What can I do to prepare myself?

Parents and school districts in Alaska have found the information contained in the career cluster model helpful, www.careerclusters.org. The plan or program of studies allows you to model your ed... Read more

What does it mean to be an apprentice?

Apprenticeship is one of the oldest methods of career preparation. It means you earn while you learn. Apprenticeship comes in all shapes and sizes. In Alaska, the greatest opportunities are in... Read more

In-State Schools

AK VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS PAGE CLICK HERE

Overview of Alaskan Schools CLICK HERE

This is the Going to College in Alaska magazine.

Out-of-State Schools

LOWER 48 SCHOOLS PAGE CLICK HERE

Scholarships and Money

SCHOLARSHIPS AND MONEY PAGE CLICK HERE

Interesting Information

Vocational Education Tour

During the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 school year BSSD took a group of students to the Anchorage area to explore career and technical education opportunities. We visited many of the training centers listed below. For information on the places visited by BSSD students please download the trip workbook. Voc Ed Tour Student Workbook

Senior Monthly Videoconferences

Seniors are encouraged to tune in each month for a video conference on information on post secondary opportunities. For the college bound students, we will discuss applications, financial aide, testing, and the spring campus visits to UAA and UAF. For students interested in pursuing further training is specific career and technical skills, we will explore the various training opportunities in the region and Alaska. Videoconferences will utilize guest speakers from colleges and CTE training facilities throughout the region and state.

This is the Schedule. Look for Senior Monthly VTC on the calendar. 

bssd.org/calendar/index.php

BSSD Senior Trips

Senior Planning Class

Senior Trip

Senior Trip 07

Senior Trip 08


For Educators

Grade Specific Lesson Plans


Math enhanced CTE Lesson Plans


Mikeroweworks logo.png

MikeRoweWorks.com


BSSD WIKI CTE SITES


ACTE Lesson Plan Library


American Welding Society Lesson Plans

This free science education program for junior and senior high grades provides 12 student workshops emphasizing:


Career Clusters logo.png

Career Clusters


Caterpillar Equipment

CATlogo.png

Oil, Gas, and Mining links

http://www.akrdc.org/membership/

http://www.alaskanativejobs.com/

http://www.alaskanativejobs.com/Employment%20procedures%20resident(a).pdf

http://www.alaskapipelinejobinfo.com/alaska-north-slope-jobs-resources.html

http://alexsys.labor.state.ak.us/

http://www.adn.com/2011/09/08/2056731/senators-want-alaskan-workers.html

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=cjEyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=5OcFAAAAIBAJ&pg=7160,4486446&dq=alaskan+preference+oil+jobs&hl=en

http://www.apicc.org/servlet/content/priority_occupation_report.html


Mechanics Links

Click Here to go to Mechanics Links

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Wiki Navigation
BSSD Websites
About BSSD
BSSD Projects
Toolbox