CAREER ASSESSMENT-LEVEL 1
Educational Staff Report

(Complete annually beginning at age 12.)

Student Name:

Date:

DOB:

Grade:

School:

Person Completing Form:

  1. Please complete the following Career Skills Profile. Directions: Check the column under 1, 2, 3, or 4, using the following rating criteria:

1 = Does not demonstrate this skill;
2 = Demonstrates this skill with continued coaching;
3 = Demonstrates this skill with some coaching; and
4 = Demonstrates independence with this skill and seeks coaching as necessary.


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indicate comments or Not Applicable

BASIC SKILLS

Reads, writes performs arithmetic and mathematical operations, listens and speaks.






Reading-locates, understands, and interprets written information in prose and in documents such as manuals, graphs and schedules.






Writing-communicates thoughts, ideas, information and messages in writing; and creates documents such as letters, directions, manuals, reports, graphs, and flow charts.






Arithmetic/Mathematics-performs basic computations and approaches practical problems by choosing appropriately from a variety of mathematical techniques.






Listening-receives, attends to, interprets, and responds to verbal messages and other cues.






Speaking-organizes ideas and communicates orally.






THINKING SKILLS

Thinks creatively, makes decisions, solves problems, visualizes, knows how to learn, and reason.






Creative Thinking-generates new ideas.






Decision Making-specifies goals and constraints, generates alternatives, considers risks, and evaluates and chooses best alternative.






Problem Solving-recognizes problems and devises and implements plan of action.






Seeing Things in the Mind’s Eye-organizes and processes symbols, pictures, graphs, objects, and other information.






Knowing How to learn-uses efficient learning techniques to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills.






Reasoning-discovers a rule or principle underlying the relationship between two or more objects and applies it when solving a problem.






PERSONAL QUALITIES

Displays responsibility, self-esteem, sociability, self-management, and integrity and honesty.






Responsibility-exerts high level of effort and perseveres towards goal attainment.






Self-esteem-believes in own self-worth and maintains a positive view of self.






Sociability-demonstrates understanding, friendliness, adaptability, empathy, and politeness in group settings.






Self-management-assesses self accurately, sets personal goals, monitors progress, and exhibits self-control.






Integrity/Honesty-chooses ethical courses of action.






RESOURCES

Identifies, organizes, plans and allocates resources.






Time-selects goal-relevant activities, ranks them, allocates time, and prepares and follows schedules.






Money-uses or prepares budgets, makes forecasts, keeps records, and makes adjustments to meet objectives.






Material and Facilities-acquires, stores, allocates, and uses materials or space efficiently.






Human Resources-assesses skills and distributes work accordingly, evaluates performance and provides feedback.






INTERPERSONAL

Works with others.






Participates as Member of a Team-contributes to group effort.






Teaches Others New Skills






Serves Clients/Customers-works to satisfy customers’ expectations.






Exercises Leadership-communicates ideas to justify position, persuades and convinces others, responsibly challenges existing procedures and policies.






Negotiates-works toward agreements involving exchange of resources, resolves divergent interests.






Works With Diversity-works well with men and women from diverse backgrounds.






INFORMATION

Acquires and evaluates information.






Acquires and Evaluates Information






Organizes and Maintains Information






Interprets and Communicates Information






Uses Computers to Process Information






SYSTEMS

Understands complex interrelationships.






Understands Systems-knows how social, organizational, and technological systems work and operate effectively with them.






Monitors and Corrects Performance-distinguishes trends, predicts impacts on system operations, diagnoses deviation in systems’ performance, and corrects malfunctions.






Improves or Designs Systems-suggests modifications to existing system and develops new or alternative systems to improve performance.






TECHNOLOGY

Works with a variety of technologies.






Selects Technology-chooses procedures, tools or equipment including computers and related technologies.






Applies Technology to Task-understands overall intent and proper procedures for setup and operation of equipment.






Maintains and Troubleshoots Equipment-prevents, identifies, or solves problems with equipment, including computers and other technologies.






CAREER DEVELOPMENT






Has an awareness of the world of work.






Has explored career options.






Can relate personal skills, aptitudes, and abilities to make future career decisions.






INTEGRATED LEARNING






Demonstrates how academic knowledge and skills are applied in the workplace and other settings.






CAREER MAJORS






Has chosen a career major.






Has acquired the career specific technical knowledge/skills necessary to progress toward gainful employment, career advancement and success in post-secondary programs.






  1. Strategies/accommodations that student uses include….:
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  3. Vocational Assessment Completed? Yes________ No_______
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  5. In what career/vocational activities or programs has the student previously participated?
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  7. What career oriented programs/activities is the student currently participating in this school year? e.g., (Shadowing, Multi-OCC, Work-Study, Volunteer
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  9. Indicate career areas where student demonstrates strengths:
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  11. Indicate career areas in which student needs assistance