Meeting Notice
July 29 Meeting 
The Blackhawk Board of School Directors will hold a Special Meeting on July 29, 2021, 7:00PM in the High School Library which will include voting action on the High School Kitchen repair project. Due to the timeline of scheduling this meeting, participants are welcome to attend in person or via Zoom. Should you want to attend via Zoom, please sign up HERE
 
August 4 Meeting
The Blackhawk Board of School Directors will hold a public meeting regarding the Blackhawk School District Health and Safety Plan for the 21-22 school year at Highland Middle School on August 4th, 2021 at 5:30PM in the LGI Room.  Due to the timeline of scheduling this meeting, participants are welcome to attend in person or via Zoom; however, the Focus Group style setting with small and large group discussion may lend itself to in person attendance. 
 
If you are attending in person, we kindly ask that you RSVP for the Health and Safety Meeting by clicking HERE so we can plan for seating and materials. The RSVP will close on Monday, August 2 at 4:00 p.m. However, all are welcome to attend, even without an RSVP. 
If you are attending via Zoom, please sign up HERE

Career Readiness Initiative

Career Compass


Career Exploration Links

 O*NET Online
Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for students looking to find career information. (Developed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration)
 
My Next Move
An interactive tool for students to learn more about career options. The site has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. Users can search the site 3 different ways: 1. Keyword search 2. Browsing industries that employ different types of worker 3. Completing the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of work experience.
 
CareerOneStop
Explore nearly 1000 occupations and careers, take a career assessment, and search the fastest growing careers. (Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor)
 
How to become a _________
A career exploration site that offers information on hundreds of career fields and the requirements to pursue a career in a desired field. Site includes job descriptions, educational requirements, and salary information.
 
Occupational Outlook Handbook
In depth information on a variety of occupation groups. Includes details on the nature of the industry, working conditions, employment, occupations in the industry, training and advancement, earnings and benefits, and employment outlook.

Post Secondary Research

Big Future (sponsored by CollegeBoard)
Here you can research colleges, explore careers, find information on paying for college. Create an account (or use your current CollegeBoard account) to save your research.
 
College Navigator (National Center for Education Statistics)
Search college statistics such as programs offered, admission and retention rates, degrees conferred, and much more.
 
Builder's Guild of Western PA
Joint Apprenticeship Training Programs offered by the region’s 16 construction trade unions. All programs have no tuition cost and are paid apprentice positions.
Program brochure: https://tinyurl.com/rbxa8ak 
 
You Visit- Virtual Campus Tours
Virtual Tours of college campus offering an animated tour guide, videos, 360° pictures, and more
 
Niche
Discover and explore colleges and universities! 

Education Planner
Education Planner is your one-stop career and college planning website.
 
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