All 6th grade students will be exploring careers during the year at Mascoutah Middle School.
"What Would I Be Good At?" All 7th graders view this video and determine if they are a Thinker, Doing, Creater, Organizer, Helper, or Persuader. These career types are related to John Hollands 6 basic personality types. Students travel to S.W.I.C. in the spring for a "Real World" workshop where they learn skills of budgeting and writing checks for a month of living expenses.
All 8th grade students will be actively exploring possible careers through careercruising.com. They will spend two class periods during their 8th grade year comparing their interests/skills with possible career choices. They will also have the opportunity to explore college programs that match their career interests. Scott Credit Union visits students the first of the year for a "CU 4 Reality" fair. Students discover how to budget a months worth of salary while making spending choices.