Tuesday's Transition Tips
Tuesday's Transition Tips for Teachers is a weekly email for teachers, administrators, parents, counselors, and vocational rehabilitation staff. "Tip" topics include quality and compliant Transition IEPs, transition assessments, drop-out prevention strategies, work-based learning, academic and life skill instruction, family involvement, working with Vocational Rehabilitation Services and much, much more.
Current Tip: Dec. 3
Do you know students who need career exposure or need to explore their postsecondary options?
Do you know that thousands of Indiana students have access to several online career and postsecondary exploration programs?
Do you know that you can explore many of those programs here?
The Indiana Department of Education encourages students to use their time in high school to explore different careers and look into postsecondary possibilities. Check out the following sites and discover the best sites for your students to do some online investigating.
- Indiana Career Explorer
http://www.indianacareerexplorer.com/ - Approximately 710 middle and high schools in the state have a Career Explorer account. Sponsored by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Indiana Career Explorer is available to students in grade 6 through adulthood.
- NAVIANCE http://www.naviance.com/ - Fifty Indiana high schools are using this site, funded by local school corporations.
- Drive of Your Life. https://www.driveofyourlife.org/main/index.html - Paid for by the Lilly Endowment and administered by the Indiana Youth Institute, Drive of Your Life was used by approximately 1,494 schools last year.
- INCIS (Indiana Career Information System). http://www.esi.cc/incis_intro.pdf. - Featuring information about more than 500 types of jobs, INCIS is available for students in middle school through adulthood.
- ASVAB Career Exploration -
http://www.asvabprogram.com/- This site, sponsored by the Department of Defense, takes students through career interest inventories and will link students to other career sites.
- Hoosier Hot Jobs -
https://netsolutions.dwd.in.gov/hh50/ - This is a listing of the 50 fastest growing, highest paying jobs in Indiana.
- Learn More Indiana -
http://www.in.gov/learnmoreindiana/ - This is the home base for three college success campaigns (College go! Week, KnowHow2Go, and Cash for College) as well as college success county coalitions, and college success mentoring programs.