Resources for Career Portals: Middle School
The Bureau of Labor Statistics link below will lead you to the current edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). http://www.bls.gov/oco/
My Next Move is new federal career website, offers quick facts about a variety of career paths.
The online version of Texas CARES is the product of the Texas Workforce Commission/Labor Market. Students can take the O*Net Work Importance Locator or Interest Profiler self-assessment tests. Website also includes a video station with over 200 videos on work options, skill and ability, career clusters and occupations.
Money as You Grow
Developed by the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability, provides 20 essential, age-appropriate financial lessons—with corresponding activities. For additional information, visit:
Wise Buys for Teens
It’s a tough world for a teen consumer. Companies use clever advertising to get you to spend, spend, spend. Become a smart consumer. Get some tips from the Wise Buy topics, or test your skills with a quiz. For additional information, visit:
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
A FREE program of the nation’s certified public accountants to help Americans understand their personal finances through every stage of life. For additional information, visit:
Choose To Save
Use of calculators to predict saving amounts, determine mortgage payoff periods, balance a checkbook. College funds and more. For additional information, visit: