Be Your Homeschool Teen’s “Career Coach”
As their career coach you will help them make decisions that will show the true value of the home schooling experience. By Jim Davis.
Dear Kids, You Don’t Have to Go to College
I want you to know that you don’t have to go to college if you don’t want to, and that there are other avenues to achieving that future that may be more instructive, more meaningful, and more relevant than getting a degree.
Youth@Work ‘s Career Information
Now is the time to look ahead and think about what type of work will satisfy you. We’ll step you through the process.
Sample Union Requirements
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Apprenticeships Outlook and Requirements
Most say “high school diploma or equivalent,” and though they don’t say, “Won’t accept a diploma created by mom,” that is implied, and what is practiced in reality.
IBEW Local 343 Education/Apprenticeship Info
The majority of employers require at least a high school diploma or GED to apply for the apprenticeship program. Individuals that have some experience or technical training will have a better chance.
When Homeschoolers Meet The Workforce
Homeschooler Speaks Out
I also chose, when I was twenty-one, to go to the jungle island of Papua, New Guinea to work with a primitive tribe called the Kumboi, where I spent two years studying their culture and language. By Rebekah Joy Anast.
The Paper Route
This “job” started when the child was but 18 months old, but it taught him about the world of work. By Ronnie Ugulano.
Should My Homeschooled Teen Get a Part Time Job?
There are so many benefits to a teen having a part time job. Some of them are obvious like having the opportunity to make money! Some may not be so obvious or some may not see them as benefits. By Heather Woodie.
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
You won’t believe what these homeschoolers have accomplished!
What Generation Z will be like at work
Generation Z will not be team players. Generation Z will be more self-directed. Generation Z will process information at lightning speed. Generation Z will be smarter. See Penelope Trunk’s other article: Generation Z will revolutionize education.
While much of this article refers to California law, some strategies may apply in other states as well. By Wes Beach.