September 2 :: Seminar
  • Sign-up for Remind 101 -
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  • Submit completed August Wage and Hour Report - email or we can photocopy
  • Submit paystub - email or we can photocopy




August 28 :: Seminar
  • Complete Co-Op Wage and Hour Report for August (bring to September 2 class)
  • Bring photocopy of paystub (with applicable)


August 19 - :: Seminar
  • Bring photocopy of paystub.


August 18 :: Co-Op in field

  • Co-Op experience
  • Will meet every Wednesday for Seminar - the first 30 minutes of regularly scheduled class.





August 17 :: Participate in a virtual business covering employee opinions
  • Business Simulation Module :: Employee Opinions




August 14 ::Perform an online simulation pertaining to workplace functions.
  • Weekly submissions of hours scheduled and brief summary. - Must have weekly (electronically or in person). Design form together.
  • Collect paperwork – share status of Co-Op
  • Cannot leave until Mr. Shaw gives ok and signs off on papework – will need to check out in the mean time.
  • Log into business simulation :: https://vb.knowledgematters.com/
  • Course Key: RQ8YP3
  • Virtual Simulation :: https://vb.knowledgematters.com/
    >Simulation Tutorial (Reading and Math
    >Lesson 1 :: Recruiting, Resumes & Writing




August 13 :: Discuss expectations for Co-op.
  • Submit paperwork -- must have tomorrow (Friday)
  • Complete signs for Mrs. Gray
  • Present Workplace Behavior

August 12 :: Complete live work and share acceptable workplace behavior.

  • Print Workplace Behavior PPT (3 slides per page)
  • Print Hall and Elevator Passes
  • Share PPTs


August 11 :: Identify and discuss acceptable workplace behavior.

  • Submit paperwork
  • Complete Workplace Behavior PPT (note requirements)
    • Name and Title of PPT on first slide
    • 7x7 Rule
    • Sources cited on last slide
    • Print 3 slides per page




August 10 :: Identify and discuss acceptable workplace behavior.

  • Submit paperwork -- any questions?
  • What is workplace behavior?
  • Create a PowerPoint presentation defining and explaining workplace behavior; along with examples of acceptable and unacceptable workplace behavior, consequences, etc.
  • Remember 7x7 rule; use graphics/images; cite all sources on the last slide (include the URL)




August 7 :: Discussion Co-Op Specifications

  • Complete and print elevator passes (number), print, cut and laminate.
  • Review Hall Passes (will send to Mrs. Collins to print)
  • Paperwork for Co-Op - bring paperwork back signed on Monday, Aug 10







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August 6 :: Discuss workplace safety.

  • Co-Op is a go! - Will get paperwork for signatures (disregard previous) tomorrow or Monday (depends upon the approval of administration).
  • Workplace safety :: Why do we need it? Video and assessment





August 5 :: Explore career opportunities.



August 4 :: I will complete live work and explore career opportunities.

  • Log onto computers
  • Complete live work (print business cards; bundle and deliver)
  • Career Assessment :: My Next Move




Welcome to Co-Op!

The Cooperative Education program is a major component of Career and Technical Education. Co-op students have improved skills which lead to higher efficiency and an availability of a better-trained labor pool that encourages business growth and productivity. Cooperative Education experiences build confidence in the school system and have benefits for the student, employer, mentor, school, and community. Students are able to have paid and unpaid experiences in licensed enterprises that typically cannot be obtained in the classroom.

Course Goals:
Students will:
1. Identify components required for a career portfolio.
2. Demonstrate skills related to preparation for job opportunities.
3. Apply employment skills necessary to obtain and maintain jobs.
4. Apply ethical behavior in the workplace.
5. Distinguish ethical from unethical actions in the workplace.
6. Identify employment laws and regulations.
7. Demonstrate skills needed in managing personal finances, including maintaining personal checking and savings
accounts, evaluating available credit sources, and preparing state and federal income tax forms.
8. Demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills through participation in career and technical education student
organization (CTSO) activities.
9. Explain skills required for success in a specific career.
10. Demonstrate job skills as listed on a personal training plan.
11. Demonstrate workplace safety practices.
12. Use correct procedures for maintaining records related to employment.
13. Relate work-based learning experiences to a personal career objective or pathway.
14. Demonstrate skills necessary to obtain a business and industry-recognized work-readiness credential.