603.07 – Career Education

Preparing students for careers is one goal of the educational program. Career education will be infused into the educational program for grades kindergarten through twelve. This education shall include, but not be limited to, awareness of self in relation to others and the needs of society, exploration of employment opportunities, experiences in personal decision-making, contextual or authentic learning experiences, and experiences of integrating work values and work skills into their lives.

It shall be the responsibility of certified staff and administration to infuse career education into appropriate courses. Special attention should be given to make students aware of courses that are vocational in nature. The Board, in its review of the curriculum, shall review the means by which career education is combined with other instructional programs.

Legal Reference:    Iowa Code §§ 256.11, .11A; 280.9 (2007).; 281 I.A.C. 12.5(7).

Date of Adoption: January 19, 2009

Reviewed & Revised: March 21, 2016; June 17, 2019