Registration guides High school registration guide 2022-23 [copy] - Page 82

STEP

HUMAN SERVICES CAREERS
Education Support Careers [ STEP only ] Intended Audience : Grades 11 and 12 Credit : One trimester / two periods = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Explore educational support careers
• Experience the daily role of a paraprofessional educator
• Develop and implement student support frameworks to ensure student success
• Review academic content contained in the ParaPro Assessment & use it to develop classroom activities that support student learning
Projects , Activities , etc .: Relationship building exercises , exploring teaching strategies and learning styles , developing Integrated Reading , Writing , and Mathematics activities for learners Instructional Focus : Discussion , small / large group activities , project based activities , guest presenters , observation and research .
Salon , Spa , and Barbering Careers I [ STEP only ] [ Students may earn Articulated College Credit ] Intended Audience : Grades 10 , 11 , and 12 Credit : 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Introduction to the salon , spa , and barbering industries
• Hands-on application of entry level salon , spa , and barbering concepts
• Implementation of industry current skills and technology
Projects , Activities , etc .: Hair , Skin , Massage , and Nail service application , Key Communication , Customer Service Scenarios , Leadership Development , and Industry Connections Instructional Focus : Hands-on Skill driven learning , Technology Tools , Industry Speakers , and Field Trips Co-Curricular Connections : FCCLA & SkillsUSA Meets arts credit [ 1.0 credit ]
FINANCE CAREERS
Accounting and Financial Careers I [ STEP only ] [ Students may earn Articulated College Credit ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : Accounting I Intended Audience : Grades 11 and 12 [ seeking an introductory college course ] Credit : One trimester / two periods = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• A review of accounting and business finance
• Analyzing and recording transactions for merchandising operations
• Inventories and cost of sales
• Cash and internal controls Automated Accounting Projects , Activities , etc .: Career exploration , review and discussion of financial events past and present , group and individual projects that solidify learning Instructional Focus : Hands-on activities Co-curricular Connection : BPA , DECA
STEP Coll Foundations of Education [ STEP only ] [ Concurrent enrollment with Anoka Ramsey Community College ] Intended Audience : Only Grade 10 [ Passed MCA Reading Test with Meets or Exceeds ], only Grade 11 [ GPA in top 33 percent of class or GPA of 2.6 or above ], only Grade 12 [ GPA in top 50 percent of class or GPA of 2.6 or above ], or instructor approval . Credit : One trimester / Two Periods = 1.0 credit Successful completion will earn 4 college credits . Major Outcomes :
• Explore the education , teaching and training career pathway : the teaching profession , philosophy of education , the learner and the learning process , planning instruction , learning environment , assessment and instruction strategies
Projects , Activities , etc .: Lesson plan development and presentation , Field Observation , Career Plan Projects , Activities , etc .: Guest speakers / presenters Instructional Focus : Research and observation ,
Salon , Spa , and Barbering Careers II [ STEP only ] [ Students may earn Articulated College Credit ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : Salon , Spa , and Barbering Careers I Intended Audience : Grades 10 , 11 , and 12 Credit : 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Career exploration salon , spa , and barbering industries
• Advanced application of entry-level salon , spa , and barbering concepts
• Implementation of industry current skills and technology 

Projects , Activities , etc .: Design theory and Hair Color Application Methods , moulage and special effects makeup , advanced skin care and facials , leading massage techniques , nail extension application , Business management , leadership development , and industry connections Instructional Focus : Hands-on Skill driven learning , Technology Tools , Industry Speakers , and Field Trips Co-Curricular Connections : FCCLA & SkillsUSA Meets arts credit [ 1.0 credit ]
Accounting and Financial Careers II [ STEP only ] [ Students may earn Articulated College Credit ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : Accounting and Financial Careers I and a GPA of 2.5 or above Intended Audience : Grades 11 and 12 [ seeking an introductory college course ] Credit : One trimester / two periods = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Experience accounting operations of a mid-sized company
• Automated Accounting Software
• Analyze business transactions and understand their effect on financial statements Projects , Activities , etc .: Career projects and accounting simulation Instructional Focus : Hands-on activities Co-curricular Connection : BPA , DECA
HEALTH SCIENCE CAREERS
Investigating Medical Careers [ STEP only ] [ Students may earn Articulated College Credit ] Intended Audience : Grades 10 , 11 , and 12 Credits : One trimester / two periods = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Introduction to medical careers including biomedical , informatics , therapeutics , diagnostics , nursing , nuclear medicine , laboratory sciences , physicians , and their specialties
Projects , Activities , etc .: Career related portfolios and guest speakers from medical fields Instructional Focus : Variety of Instructional presentations with an emphasis on hands-on projects in medical careers Co-curricular Connection : HOSA
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