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603.7 Career Education

Code No. 603.7


Preparing students for careers is one goal of the education program. Career education will be written into the education program for grades kindergarten through twelve. This education will include, but not be limited to, awareness of self in relation to others and the needs of society, exploration of employment opportunities, experiences in personal decision-making, and experiences of integrating work values and work skills into their lives.

It is the responsibility of the superintendent to assist licensed employees in finding ways to provide career education in the education program. Special attention should be given to courses of vocational education nature. The board, in its review of the curriculum, will review the means in which career education is combined with other instructional programs.

NOTE: This is a mandatory policy and reflects the educational standards.

Legal Reference:     
Iowa Code §§ 256.11, .11A; 280.9 (2013).
281 I.A.C. 12.5(7).

Cross Reference:     
603 Instructional Curriculum

Approved  2/8/17, Reviewed: 6/14/23, Revised:

Grinnell-Newburg School District, Grinnell, IA