What is the Career Center?
The THS Career Center has information to help guide students in their career, college and vocational choices. Representatives from colleges and different occupations visit throughout the year. The Career Center technician maintains up-to-date written materials and catalogs on colleges and careers, college testing information and military career information. This is the place to find out "What's Up" in the future..... If you have any questions, please call Ellen Anderson @ 822-2148 or email: email@example.com
Here's what's happening at THS:
6- AP Exams Week 1
13- AP Exams Week 2
17- SAT- Late Registration Deadline for 6/1 test
17- ACT Late Registration Deadline for 6/8
1- SAT- Tehachapi High School
8- ACT test at Garces High School
30- Last day to submit 2012-2013 FAFSA
8th- August 2nd- The American Academy of Dramatic Arts- Classes for Beginning and Experienced Students. go wo www.aada.edu/youth for more information.
Have you thought about going to Duke University, Penn State, Stanford, Harvard or George Town University? Learn more by going to: exploringcollegeoptions.org.
Cal Soap Representative is available Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:00-3:30. Mark will help you with college questions, tutoring, financial information for college, etc. Stop by the career center for more information.
Helpful tutoring websites:
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Tutoring at Tehachapi High School:
Monday and Wednesdays, 2:40-3:40, Chemistry with Mr. Erdman, in the career center. Just show up and sign in.
Tuesdays & Thursdays, Math, 2:40-3:40 with Mr. Clifton, in the career center. Just show up and sign in.
Tuesdays & Thursdays, Chemistry, 2:40-3:40 with Mrs. Archie, in the career center. Just show up and sign in.
One on one peer tutors are also available for an hourly rate.
Contact Mrs. Anderson in the Career Center for more information
SAT & SAT subject Tests
Counselor hotline: 888-728-4357
There are study guidebooks for various tests in the Career Center that can be checked out on a weekly basis with the Student ID card.
319-337-1270- registration inquiries
Scholarship Money for College Bound Students!!!!
Hey students, there are several scholarships available now with deadlines for the rest of the school year. Please come in and check the scholarship list in the Career Center on a regular basis as new ones are added weekly. Local scholarship packets will be available in January 2013.
The students who receive loval scholarships will be notified to attend the Senior Awards night This event will be from 6-8pm in the THS GYM.
Looking for more money for college? try: www.studentscholarships.org/
www.fafsa.gov is where you go to obtain a PIN (Personal Identification Number), learn more about the FAFSA, including step-by-step instructions, file online and check the status of your FAFSA.
www.csac.ca.gov/dream_act.asp provides information about the California Dream Act and is the portal for the California Dream Act Application for financial aid.
www.finaid.org offers an overall look at financial aid, where to look for it and how to get it.
www.californiacashforcollege.org lists free Cash for College workshops in your area where you and your parents can get help filling out the FAFSA. You may even win an additional $1,000 scholarship at a Cash for College workshop.
www.icanaffordcollege.info for information on California Community Colleges and other kinds of financial aid.
www.csac.ca.gov has loads of information about Cal Grants and other programs available through the California Student Aid Commission.
www.ecmc.org for general information about financing for college and managing a student loan.
www.chafee.csac.ca.gov provides information on this exciting opportunity for foster youth and former foster youth.
www.californiacolleges.edu makes finding and applying to a school in California a no-brainer.
www.scholarshare.com provides valuable information about college savings opportunities.
www.studentaid.ed.gov provides information from the U.S. Department of Education.
www.fastweb.com provides free scholarship and college searches.
www.going2college.org to learn about the college and financial aid resources available in each state.
www.latinocollegedollars.org provides a scholarship directory for latino students.
www.HealthJobsStartHere.com will introduce you to good jobs in healthcare that could be the right fit for you.
www.whodouwant2b.com helps determine what courses to take in high school and community college.
www.HighFiveScholarships.com - large collection of scholarships, available to everyone, free of charge.
Deadlines for National Scholarships 2012-2013
Face book reminder: Many colleges are now looking at face book accounts before accepting students. Now is a good time to go through and delete all inappropriate photos and/or comments.
Go to www.collegeweeklive.com and sign up for weekly college and scholarship information. It is a great website with tons of information.
15- Masters of Life & Death Scholarship Writing Contest. www.compassionandchoicesnca.org
1-Aspiring Pharmacy Technician Scholarship Program. www.pharmacytechnicianreview.com
1-Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program. $1,000. www.animationcareerreview.com
14- Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program- www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm.
Work Permits You can pick up an application for a work permit in the Career Center. You MUST have a job before you can fill out a work permit application. The student section, employer section, and parent's signature need to be completed before returning the form to the Career Center so that a work permit can be processed.
ROP Classes offered:
Day Classes for Juniors (16+ or an enrolled Junior) and Seniors:
Criminal Justice - Introduces the student to each component of the criminal justice system.
Applied Child Development - Instruction and practical experience includes the study of child growth and developmental studies.
Early Childhood Professions - Practice guidance and teaching techniques in a variety of early childhood programs such as public and private preschools, employer-sponsored child care programs, family day care settings and recreational facilities. Community classroom aspect may require students to work off campus at various school sites up to three days a week.
Health Careers - A combination of subject matter & experiences designed to prepare an individual for an entry-level career in the Health profession and/or further education in the health field.
Medical Office (Front & Back) - Designed to develop attitudes, skills and knowledge as it relates to the allied health profession. The course will provide students with the experience they will encounter as clerical employees in the medical field.
Medical Terminology - Designed to introduce students to the medical language used in hospitals, clinics and medical offices. This course is articulated with Bakersfield College. This evening course is open to persons over age 16 and will begin January 18, 2012 and run Monday's and Wednesday's from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. unitl May 30, 2012.
Virtual Enterprise - A simulated business that is set up and run by students to prepare them for working in a real business environment.
Wind Turbine Technician (Airstreams) - Not offered at Tehachapi High School this year. Websites for Wind Industry and Core technology Overview: www.intro2wind.com www.air-streams.com
KCROP in Mojave offers a variety of career classes throughout the county see the website for more information: http://kcsos.kern.org/kcrop/
College Information for research, tour guides and requirements available
Find up-to-date catalogs on many local and out of state colleges and/or universities which can be checked out for 1 week with their Student ID card. Computers are available for the students to research colleges and careers as long as the students have the internet symbol on their Student ID cards.
Another great resource is www.collegeweeklive.com/ and you may use this to find financial aid and scholarship information, school virtual open houses, chat live with school representatives and many more features.
California Career Center Web portal to help middle school and high school students explore their options and plan their next steps toward productive careers.