We parents want the best for our children. We want them to grow up to be productive members of society with the ability to have a satisfying career that provides for themselves and their future families.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month is a great time to start your child on his or her career pathway. Here’s how you can help.
Today, there are more resources than ever before on career exploration and these are easily accessible through the Internet. Not only that, but they speak the language your teen listens and responds to. A good place to start is WiCareerPathways.org or the Career Interest Questionnaire provided by Wisconsin’s technical colleges.
What does your child enjoy doing? What are his or her interests? What gives them personal satisfaction? Does he like to figure out how things work? Does she enjoy computers? Perhaps your child has an entrepreneurial bent.
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