Helena High Pathways . to Helena College. Education With A Purpose. Students with goals are more successful than students who are rudderless. Students who plan ahead during high school use their time efficiently. ID: 634991
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Jan ClinardCareer Pathways Coordinator
Helena High Pathways to Helena CollegeSlide2
Education With A Purpose
Students with goals are more successful than students who are rudderless
Students who plan ahead during high school use their time efficientlyWhen students take advantage of dual credit
offerings in the college program they pursue, they save tuition dollars and can reduce time to degreeCareful course
planning can ensure that students have the best foundation for success in college.Slide3
tudents, parents and counselors should look at possible pathways to see which are the best fit for the student’s skills and interests.
Pathways Booklets are available in Counselors’ Offices. Programs of Study are available online at www.umhelena.edu and booklets are available in PDF format on Helena High School website.Slide4
The Four-Year Plan
https://vimeo.com/67277269Success in the New Economy
Students can go to college without a career or specific degree in mind; but they and their parents should be prepared to pay for more than four years of undergraduate school as they explore their interests.Slide5
PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Program of Study-
AAS Licensed Practical
Career Clusters are groups of occupations and industries that have
a common set of foundational knowledge and skills.
Pathways Booklets are organized by Clusters.Slide7
is the term used for a student’s general direction to a career within the Cluster, selecting relevant courses, joining appropriate Student Organizations, seeking work experiences in the field, and exploring colleges that offer degrees in the chosen career path.
Study: List secondary
and postsecondary courses in a logical progression to degree completion;Include
both Academic and
Career and Technical content;
Lead to an industry-recognized
credential, certificate, or
college degree; and
Are printed in Pathways Booklets.Slide9
Helps counselors and parents guide students
Involves business and industry in pathways
Expands opportunities for early learning (dual credit, student shadowing, etc.)
Helps high school and college faculty work together to improve student success BIG SKY PATHWAYS:Slide10
Career Cluster Overview Page with Helena College ProgramsSlide11
Ideal high school courses and CTSO’s.
Dual credit (red), online (blue), and work experiences
courses and sequenceSlide12
Earn HS and College Credit Simultaneously
Concurrent Enrollment: In the high schoolEarly College: At the college (ex: EMT, 6-10 M & Th
)*Will credits count toward the degree program?
*Do you have the necessary ACT, SAT, or Compass Scores?*Are you prepared to do additional work?Slide13
Level of Education Needed for “Top 100 Careers”
North Suburban Region Statistics
Laura Cook, Ph.D
1115 North RobertsAssociate of Science and Associate of Arts Transfer DegreesBusiness and AccountingNursing (LPN and RN)Pre-Pharmacy, Mental Health, Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, etc.
Fire and RescueInterior Space Planning and DesignSlide15
Helena CollegeAirport Campus
2300 Airport Road
Automotive TechnologyAviation Maintenance TechnologyDiesel TechnologyComputer-Aided Manufacturing
Industrial Welding and Metal Fabrication
www.umhelena.edu Future Students > Big Sky Pathways
Career Pathways Coordinatorjan.firstname.lastname@example.org
406-447-6951Room 225, 1115 North Roberts, Helena College
Funded by Carl D. Perkins, Strengthening Big Sky Pathways