12th Grade

12th Grade-Senior year

Finally, you have reached your senior year. Congratulations! This is a time for you to make your final lap. Don’t be afraid to make this a time when you challenge yourself to go out for a sport, or join an activity, take a class that you have not taken before. Seniors, please see the outline below for important benchmarks during your senior year. Make sure you’re on track to graduate and that you have passed your work samples or SBAC test. Before you decide on a college or trade school, visit the campus, make sure it’s the right fit. Take advantage of all the resources the district provides for you, as these can really help as you finalize your next steps after graduation. Don’t be afraid to ask questions or ask for help, we want to make sure the decisions you make are grounded in solid research and you have dotted all i’s and crossed all t’s. Your senior year will fly by, so take advantage of every moment and make memories you will look back and be proud of!

 

 

The Trades/Vocational 
What are the trades/careers- https://www.collegechoice.net/faq/what-are-the-trades-careers/
There are 42 accredited trade schools in Oregon  https://www.findmytradeschool.com/trade-schools/oregon/#:~:text=The%20National%20Center%20for%20Education%20Statistics%20currently%20recognizes,and%20contact%20details%20for%20each%20of%20these%20institutions.
Trade Schools in Manufacturing- https://www.chooseamericanmetal.com/blog/how-trade-schools-can-fill-the-growing-need-for-young-u-s-manufacturing-workers/?msclkid=da9b1bd8979e194149687bedc2f0fefd&utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Content%20Promotion&utm_term=trade%20schools%20metal&utm_content=Trade%20Schools
Automotive  https://start.uti.edu/request-info-2-step?&utm_term=uti&utm_content=74011125882042&cb.device=c&ca.cr=74011125882042&ca.mp=bing&ca.kw=uti&ca.network=o&ca.target=kwd-74010965301918:loc-190&ca.mt=e&utm_campaign=CMP-01016-S2L0G5&utm_medium=sem_brand_desktop&utm_source=bing&gclid=96b8dc29c51319e93936bc14cdfa9f97&gclsrc=3p.ds&msclkid=96b8dc29c51319e93936bc14cdfa9f97
NW College of Beauty https://www.nwcollege.edu/
NW College of Construction https://online.nwcoc.com/login.lasso
Electrician https://linnbenton.smartcatalogiq.com/current/Catalog/Degrees-and-Certificates/Associate-of-Applied-Science-Degrees-and-Certificates/Apprenticeship/Electrician-Apprenticeship-Technologies-Associate-of-Applied-Science
Welding https://www.chemeketa.edu/programs-classes/program-finder/welding/
Apprenticeships https://www.oregon.gov/boli/apprenticeship/pages/apprenticeship-opportunities.aspx
Check out Oregon Community Foundation for vocational scholarships https://oregoncf.org/grants-and-scholarships/scholarships
Ms. Jensen webpage has a list of local, state, and national scholarships http://shs.santiam.k12.or.us/resources/scholarships/

Youth Transition 
What is Youth Transition ?- https://ytp.uoregon.edu/
State of Oregon Vocational Services- https://www.oregon.gov/dhs/employment/VR/Pages/Index.aspx
What is Vocational Training for someone with a special need? https://www.vocationaltraininghq.com/best-vocational-training-programs-disabled/
Upward Bound-https://www.upwardboundcamp.org/
Find a job- https://www.galtfoundation.org/our-mission
Opportunities- https://riseservicesinc.org/services/oregon/