• Student Support Services and Resource Page

    This page is designed to give students the support they need in any of the following areas:

    Post-Secondary
    Options

    (This term means "after high school" and refers to all programs for high school graduates, including programs at two and four-year colleges, and vocational & technical schools)

    Guidance

    (Information and/or counseling specific to Building Construction including career and job market information and college program information)

    Extended
    Application

    (Project or Capstone experience developed within the Building Construction Program)

    Education
    Planning

    (Education specific to Building Construction)

    Access
    and Accommodation

    (Students with special needs, English as a second language, Non-traditional students, and focused recruitment)

     For additional resources not in the above categories, please reference the Counseling Center dropdown tab in the gold bar above

    Post-Secondary Options
    (
    This term means "after high school" and refers to all programs for high school graduates, including programs at two and four-year colleges, and vocational & technical schools)

    Portland Community College Specific
            PCC Counseling

            PCC Career Assessments

            PCC Career Information Resources

            PCC Academic Catalogue

     

    Degree Path
    DegreePath.com is a free resource to start your path to a college degree and compare higher education options that can generally lead to improved career or job opportunities based on numerous employment reports from organizations like the US Census Bureau

    Choosing a College Major & Finding the Right Career Fit
    YouTube Video

    HelpGuide.com
    A non-profit in partnership with HarvardUniversity, useful things to think about in finding a career.

     Finding the right Career in Construction
    A website with 50 different career descriptions and information in the construction sub-fields

    Guidance
    (Information and/or counseling specific to Building Construction including career and job market information and college program information)

    Road Map

    A guide for current students in the Building Construction Program at St Helens High School to the Building Construction Program at PCC

    Building Construction Technology at PCC

    NW College of Construction
    Located in Portland, Oregon

    Oregon Labor Market Information System
    OLMIS allows electronic access to labor market information through articles and tools intended to provide labor market information to a wide range of audiences.

    Occupational Information Center

    Find all the information pertaining to an occupation in one place. Reports include information on projected employment, wages, skills, education requirements, schools and training providers and more.

     

     

     

     
     
    WorksourceOregon
    WorkSourceOregon.org is your resource directory to help you find local WorkSource Oregon centers for business and job finding assistance, anywhere in Oregon. Visit or contact one of their centers for in-depth and one-on-one service

    My Path Careers

    Career Pathways connect you to the courses, skills, and credentials you need to prepare for a high-demand job.

     

    Oregon Career Information System (CIS)
    CIS supports the career development needs of Oregonians. They develop and deliver comprehensive information about occupations and industries, postsecondary programs and schools, and financial aid, connecting career options to the paths for reaching them
     

    Career Pathway Roadmaps Web Tool
    The Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development (OCCWD) working in partnership with Oregon's 17 community colleges through the Oregon Pathways Alliance developed the CareerPathways Roadmap Web Tool to provide visual maps using web technology for students and citizens to learn more about education, training, occupations, careers, and the labor market in Oregon

    Oregon Green Career Pathways
    Careers in "green" jobs in Oregon

    And so much more...!
    Links to so many more future possibilities...

     

    Extended Application
    (Project or Capstone experience developed within the Building Construction Program)

    Building Construction Course
    Independent Carpentry Course
    See course descriptions after selection
     
    Senior Projects
    Students will develop a project that will apply academic and career-related knowledge and skills in new and complex situations, and will connect to their personal, academic, and/or career interests and post-high school goals.

     

    Education Planning
    (Education specific to Building Construction)

    Curriculum Guide

    Career Pathway information-page 10

     

    Building Construction Overview

    Course Descriptions and program information

     

    Career Related Learning (CRL) Experience
    (Building Construction CRL or related work experience)

    Building Construction Course
    Independent Carpentry Course
    See course descriptions after selection

     

    Technical Skill Assessment for program completers
    Assessments used to judge skill level of students in their career areas

     

    Access and Accommodation
    (Students with special needs, English as a second language, Non-traditional students, and focused recruitment)

     
    Adaptations
    Adaptations for students with special needs

    Women's Bureau Initiatives
    Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations

    Perkins Collaborative Resource Network - Crosswalks
    Programs that have been designated as leading to non-traditional occupations for males and females

    CTE Pathways Nontraditional Careers - WMV | YouTube
    Video about
    not limiting your view to the opportunities that are the easily available, readily accessible, and most traditional. Most people never take even one step out of their comfort zone as they look at the list of high school courses and deciding what to take.

    Non-traditional Career Preparation
    Fundamental to NAPE’s mission is the development of education and workforce development programs that expand career opportunities for men and women, especially in high-skill, high-wage non traditional career fields. Non traditional careers are those occupations in which one gender comprises less than 25% of the current workforce.