A strategy to engage businesses, postsecondary education institutions, and workforce development organizations in implementing the education for employment program.
An education for employment program shall provide pupils with information and opportunities that lead to all of the following:
Career awareness at the elementary grade levels, including developing an understanding of the following:
How expectations at school are related to expectations in the world of work.
Career exploration at the middle school grade levels, including developing an understanding of the continuum of careers across work environments, duties, and responsibilities and how a pupil's personal interests and skills relate to those careers. Career exploration may also include work-based learning experiences and career research identifying personal preferences in relation to occupations and careers pupils may pursue.
Career planning and preparation at the high school grade levels, which shall include the following:
Conducting career research to identify personal preferences in relation to specific occupations.
Instruction that provides for the practical application of academic skills, applied technologies, economics, including entrepreneurship education and personal financial literacy.
Pupil access to career and technical education programs, including programs at technical colleges.
Pupil access to accurate national, regional, and state labor market information, including labor market supply and demand.
Instruction and experience in developing and refining the skills and behaviors needed by pupils to obtain and retain employment.
Beginning in the 2017-18 school year, an education for employment program shall provide pupils in grades 6 to 12 with academic and career planning services, including providing each pupil with all of the following:
Individualized support, appropriate to the pupil's needs, from school district staff to assist with completing and annually updating an academic career plan.
If a pupil is a child with a disability, the pupil's academic and career plan shall be made available to the pupil's individual education program team. The pupil's individualized education program team may, if appropriate, take the pupil's academic and career plan into account when developing the pupil's transition services under s. 115.787 (2) (g)
Access to an academic and career planning software tool that allows pupils to engage in career exploration and career planning and preparation.
Access to a formal process for connecting pupils to teachers and other school staff for assistance with the development and implementation of each pupil's academic and career plan.
PI 26.03 History
History: CR 15-025: cr. Register November 2015 No. 719, eff. 12-1-15. PI 26.04
PI 26.04 General requirements for school boards.
The school board shall do the following:
Indicate on a pupil's transcript the name of each course completed by the pupil, the number of high school credits earned for each course, whether a course is eligible for postsecondary credit, and, if applicable, a course's participating postsecondary institution.
Annually review and, if necessary, update the long-range plan and education for employment program under s. PI 26.03
. This review shall evaluate pupil postsecondary outcomes. At the conclusion of the review, the school board shall prepare a report on the school district's education for employment program. The report shall describe the education for employment program's current progress and future goals related to improving pupil postsecondary outcomes.
Annually notify parents of its education for employment program. The notice shall inform parents of the information and opportunities available to pupils under s. PI 26.03 (2)
, including the availability of programs at technical colleges.
PI 26.04 History
History: CR 15-025: cr. Register November 2015 No. 719, eff. 12-1-15; correction in (4) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register November 2015 No. 719. PI 26.05
PI 26.05 Program approval.
A program shall be approved by the state superintendent as long as the program complies with all of the requirements of this chapter and ss. 115.28 (59)
and 121.02 (1) (m)
PI 26.05 History
History: CR 15-025: cr. Register November 2015 No. 719, eff. 12-1-15.