In the ever-changing college and career landscape, educators shoulder the monumental task of preparing every student for life after school. How do we make sure no student is left behind? Defined Careers™ helps educators level the playing field and ensures equitable access to career experiences for all students.
The Tools Educators Need
Defined Careers is a comprehensive career exploration solution offering a personalized career assessment in combination with relevant hands-on projects across all career pathways.
How it Works
Defined Careers takes a holistic approach to help students discover their interests through a multi-dimensional assessment that assesses each students’ values, interests, and skills. The assessment results in a personalized list of recommended career pathways projects to help students explore and experience careers.
Student-led or teacher-led, each individual is able to hone their specific wants and abilities through the assessment process:
Taking into consideration study preferences, interests, and values, Defined Careers helps students and educators alike realize what and how individual career readiness looks like.
Six areas of interest include Artistic, Conventional, Enterprising, investigative, Realistic, and Social.
Students participate in a process to assist them in ranking preferred areas of study.
Six areas of values include Achievement, Independence, Recognition, Relationships, Support, and Working Conditions.
I have discovered Defined Learning is a great tool to help me create relevant lessons. The supplementary curriculum provides students with research resources, videos, and project prompts that encourage students to think outside the box and put them in real-world situations.- Anthony Johnson, SW Regional & RSS District Teacher of the Year & TED-Ed Innovative Educator, Salisbury, North Carolina