Cooperative Education


Do you want to work and get credit for it?
Co-Op can help.
Do you have a job and are worried about makeing your boss happy?
Co-Op can help.
Are you having a hard time figuring out your next step after graduation?
Co-Op can help.
Want to work more than 26 hours a week and during school hours? You guessed it. Co-Op can help.

Co-operative Education is a program which combines academic study with paid, monitored and credit-bearing work.
Co-Op is available to all seniors at LRHS, SVHS, and FA, who are academically eligible, employed, actively applying for work and looking to strengthen employability skills. Juniors may be accepted based on student needs.

Here is a list of some of the topics we can cover.
– Planning for the Future
-Job Search
-Applications
-Interview Skills
-Job Offers
-Job Safety
-Your Rights and Responsibilities
-Taxes
-Appropriate Behaviors
-Saving vs. Spending
-Credit Ratings

Requirements

Course Requirements

Students are required to attend class a minimum of two times a week and group seminars which are offered at least once a month.
The focus of this course is career and job planning, workplace skills and portfolio presentation.
Students are also required to work a minimum of 10 hours and a maximun of 36 hours a week during school hours, at an approved community business partner. If a student has a job, that employer can become a communiity business partner.

Instructor Colleen Nobert

Instructor Colleen Nobert