• CAREERS

    2018/2019 – Syllabus

    Instructor:  Mr. Ryan McCullough

    Office Hours:  By appointment

    Contact Information:  ryan.mccullough@woodbridge.k12.nj.us

    Course Management:  Chromebook Genesis, Google Classroom, and Google Calendar

    Course Description:  This course is designed to empower students to become an informed career decision maker and planner. Students will complete and interpret interest and aptitude assessments, conduct research to explore careers and career clusters, gather career outlook and geographical factors, implement computer search techniques for work, understand post-secondary education options and requirements, distinguish the different types of financial aid, and create a résumé. Additional activities may include: career days with outside resource speakers; mock interviews; college presentations by representatives; college fairs; and college application essay writing.

    Assignments: All assignments will be submitted electronically through Google Classroom or handouts.

    Prerequisites: none

    Grading: Grading scale is based on Woodbridge Township School District established grading policy.  Marking period assignments are distributed as follows:

                Major Assessments – (Tests & Longer Projects) – 50%

                Minor Assessments – (Classwork/Homework & Shorter Projects) – 50%

                Final Exam20% of final grade for the course