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Library Hours: 7:30 am to 7:00 pm Monday thru Thursday; 7:30 am to 5:00 pm Friday Located at 3301 W. 18th Ave. Emporia, Kansas 66801
Kansas Virtual College
This resources connects you to a collection of classes that Kansas Technical Colleges, Kansas Community Colleges, and Kansas Trade Schools currently offer virtually and will lead to the successful completion of programs leading to four year degrees, two year degrees, industry certifications, military experience, or high paying jobs.
Kansas Career Navigator
In cooperation with :KS Works; KS Department of Labor; and KSDE
High School Career Pathways:
Find high school and college courses plus other opportunities to gain knowledge and experience in Kansas high demand occupations.
Occupations & College Programs
Learn about high demand, high wage occupations near you, as well as opening forecasts, wages and more.
KSDE- Career Cluster Guidence Handbook 17-18
The link takes you to the handbook that presents the Career Cluster Pathways developed for local education agency implementation for school year 2017-2018.
Kansas Department of Education: Career and Technical Education Home Page
KSDE CTE Vision: "All Kansas students are engaged in quality career pathways to prepare them for a lifetime of opportunities as productive and responsible citizens."
Kansas- Advance CTE
"The mission of Kansas CTE is to provide students with relevant contexts for learning through pathways to college and career readiness. Career Clusters link what students learn in school to the knowledge and skills they need for success in post-secondary education and careers. The Workforce Development unit focuses efforts and resources to prepare workers for careers in Kansas’ highest-priority fields, such as health care, advanced manufacturing/aviation, energy, and health sciences. Education and skills are the keys not only to individual prosperity but also the economic vitality and quality of life for Kansas."
"Established in 1927, the Kansas Association for Career and Technical Education (K-ACTE, formerly KVA) is a professional association that provides opportunities for career and technical educators, administrators, and other supporters of career and technical education. Together, we advocate for career and technical education and share virtues of professionalism and leadership."
Kansas Degree Statistics Tool
This will allow you to see what costs, average scholarship awards, and loan debt you can expect at any state institution. Then it will compare to what your expected earning would be with a degree.
Since 1982, we’ve provided leadership, innovation, services, products, and solutions to educators in Kansas, across the country, and around the world with a focus on preparing learners for their future.
Greenbush- Southeast Kansas Education Service
At the core of every Greenbush service is the uncompromising belief that every learner, regardless of age or geographic location, deserves equal educational opportunities.
Career Reseach Connections
* O*Net Online
Use SOC Codes to get a detailed report on a career field: Tasks, Skills, Activities, Training, Job Openings and more!
** Bureau of Labor and Statistics- USDL
National reports on reported employment and earnings on all employment categories (2016-1997). Select HTML link for quick online access and then use SOC code to find data on a specific employment field!
Occupational Outlook Handbook from USDL
The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
*** Kansas Department of Labor Reports
Kansas Labor and Wage Information can be found here. Statewide reports as well as regional reports- use SOC codes to find specific wage and employment information. Or use the navigation menu on the left-hand side to search the occupation for a more detailed report.
2016 Kansas Job Vacancy Survey (JVS)
Kansas Department of Labor Report for 2016
Lyon County falls into Local Area V
Kansas Short and Long Term Outlook Reports
Kansas Department of Labor Job Growth Projections
Kansas High Demand Occupations
Occupations in Kansas that are in high demand statewide, and by local area. The high demand list considers current, 2-year, and 10-year projected employment demand.
Interest Fields- O*Net
How to use these documents:
Using the description select your main area of interests when it comes to a career. The file will give you a list of jobs with that primary description and then secondary (and sometimes third category) listings based on the first letter of the job category. For example: A-E-R would be primary interest: Artistic, Secondary: Enterprising; Third: Realistic.
Once you have located one or more jobs that fit your interest, you can explore those job categories more fully at O*Net Online (link above) where the interest categories were compiled from.
Artistic occupations frequently involve
working with forms, designs, and patterns.
They often require self-expression and the
work can be done without following a clear
set of rules.
Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business
Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally
Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others
Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others
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Books, Financial Aid, Students Support, Job Preperation- this guide will connect you to the resources available through Students Services at FHTC
Emporia Community Connection
What to do, where to eat, and what is going on in and around Emporia!
Jobs By Activity and Title
Master List By Programs of Study
This is the master list by program of study of associated job categories, activities, interests (as outlined by O*Net), and SOC Codes.
List of Jobs by General Activity
This list is alphabetical by primary activity. The list will provide you associated job category titles, programs, and SOC Codes for further research.
Jobs List by Ttile
This list is alphabetical by job category title. The list will provide you with associated programs, activities, and SOC codes for further research.
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