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Career Counseling: A Potpourri of Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviews, Career Planning, etc. Need to do some career planning or develop a resume or cover letter? Check out these sites.
Economics Here are sites of labor market surveys, information of interest to investors, researchers and other members of the financial community,also sites of interest to academic and practicing economists and those interested in economics.
Educator Issues (Government sites dealing with educational issues, Chronicle of Higher Education, etc.) More to be added here. Send URLs that may address educator issues such as retirement, teacher certification, etc. ,
Educator Professional Associations/Grad School Information, etc. More to be added here. These have to do with graudate school and professional associations. Make recommendations for sites to add here.
Educator Resources/Lesson Plans/Activities Much more to be added here but this is a beginning.
Financial Aid/Scholarship Information These sites are comprehensive and represent most of the financial aid and scholarship opportunities. 
Job Listings These sites are representative of the many job listings on the Internet. Many are free while others require a fee
Ohio's Career Development Program Ohio's Career Development Program is featured in the Business Coalition for Education Reform (BCER) website and is therefore highlighted here.

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Job Listings

 

America's Job Bank

This site is maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor and the state-operated public Employment Service. It links 1800 state Employment Service offices that know about many types of job vacancies or postings. Most of these are full-time jobs – mainly professional, management, technical, clerical, sales and blue collar.

American Journalism Review NewsLink

At least 3,622 newspapers are now online worldwide, and they are all indexed (and linked to) here: national papers, dailies, business papers, campus newspapers and alternative papers. Find job listings and other community related information.
AltaVista Translation Service

If in your search for jobs around the world, you encounter a page that is in a language you don't understand, copy down its URL, come then to this site, type in the URL and it will display that page in English – or in any other language you wish.

America's Job Bank and Job Resource Library

This library is here to guide you through your complete job search, take you to other helpful Internet places and resources, and enhance your time online. Selecting any of these links will take you to services and resources beyond America's Job Bank and outside of our control. Please bookmark this page now to
make it easy to return here. Start with General Resources... ...Then Search for Opportunities by occupation..... ....Check Resources for Your Local Area... ...Or Resources for International Opportunities.... ....Try Posting your Resume Online..... ...Or Think About Alternative Employment Information.

Career Magazine Online

Career Magazine is a comprehensive resource designed to meet the individual needs of networked job seekers. The Career Magazine gives you The Job Openings Database, The Resume Bank, Employer Profiles, Products and Services, Articles and News, The Career Forum, Career Links, CAREER Magazine Demographics and more.

Career Mosaic

Career Mosaic offers job seekers the most comprehensive resources for finding a job online while providing companies with the fastest, easiest and most cost-effective way to reach an expanding market of highly qualified job candidates.

CareerNet

Here you will find over 7.500 links to jobs with Major Employers - jobs posted at Major Newspapers - jobs posted to Internet Newsgroups.. In the Learning section you will find links to Colleges and Libraries, while on the Career Reference page you will find links to State Employment Offices, as well as links to a variety of helpful career advice. Look in Career Services area for links to career professionals such as employment agencies, out-placement firms and the like. In the After Hours page look for links to Travel and Recreation, Hobby, Leisure and other 'fun' sites.

Career Path

CareerPath.com provides one-stop shopping for the most current job listings. The listings come from two sources: they're pulled from the "Help Wanted" ads of the nation's leading newspapers and from the websites of leading employers. In each case, no listing has remained on the database for more than two weeks, so all jobs are the freshest anywhere. The newspaper jobs database is searchable by geography, newspaper, job type and keyword. The employers' listing database is searchable by geography, employer, job type and keyword.

Career Resources Homepage, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The Career Resource Homepage is a clearing house of employment-related information on the internet (a component is commercial here).

Career sphere
Genetech Company job postings, internships (must be a sophomore in college by June, intend to return to college in the Fall and major in Biological or Chemical Science, Bioshemical or Chemical Engineering, or Computer Science or Business) and much more. Yes, it's for the company, but worth looking at.

Europages, The European Business Directory

For those looking for work in Europe, this site doesn't have a bulletin board or a listing of websites, but it does have 500,000 company addresses from over 25 European countries with links to each country's yellow pages.

Federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Jobs
The U.S. Government's official site for jobs and employment information provided by the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

Head Hunter Net
Headhunter.net bills itself to be the largest database of current job listings and high-quality job seekers. It claims to be unique in enabling job posters to control their jobs and in allowing job seekers to control visibility of their résumés.

James G. Gee Library, Employment and Career Resources

Texas A & M University-Commerce James G. Gee Library--Employment and Career Resources on the Internet (many career sites).

JobBank USA MetaSEARCH – Newspapers

This meta-search site has a special section called Newspaper Search, and here you can link to the want ads of many of the smaller U.S. newspapers sorted by area code.

Jobsite

A United Kingdom site, this site lists jobs in the U.K., Europe and the Middle East.

Job Smart

JobSmart is a California job search guide which includes resumes, career guides, salary info, hidden jobs, etc.

JOBTRAK

JOBTRAK is a job listing service with components for students and alumni, employees, college career staff, job, search tips, etc. Attention teachers of career classes... check out the "job search tips" section... great outline for career planning.

National Ad Search

Display ads in "Help Wanted" sections of newspapers differ from normal want-ads in that they are more than one column in width and tend to be for higher paying jobs. This site has about 10,000 of them, culled from the Sunday newspapers in over 60 U.S. metropolitan areas.

O*Net (Dept. of Labor's Employment & Training Administration… ETA's Occupational Information Network

It is common knowledge that the workplace has changed since the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) first defined it sixty years ago. O*NET, the Occupational Information Network, captures those changes in terms that reflect the latest research in the field of job analysis. By identifying and describing the key components of modern occupations, O*NET supplies the nation with up-dated information critical to the effective training, education, counseling and employment of workers.

Online Career Center & The Monster Board

The Online Career Center (OCC) and its sister site, The Monster Board®, have joined efforts to test a series of new career management and job search technology tools.

The Monster Board

Job search update. Manage your career any time, from anywhere: track job searches, store resumes and cover letters, and connect to a global careers community. Intern, middle-manager or CEO - whatever your work, we've got a community for you. Chat with our experts, post to our message boards and use our career tools.Tech leads, programmers, analysts, data modelers, Find an event near you! Info Technologies, Inc., Current Career Opportunities, jobs database for medical writers, biologists, chemists, clinical researchers and technicians

Trends in the U.S. Market

America's Career InfoNet... a part of the America's Job Bank network... a comprehensive source of occupational and economic information to help you make informed career decisions.

U.S. Department of Labor

America's Job Bank, Task Force On Employment of Adults with Disabilities, educational resources, welfare to work, job openings, computer security awareness, etc.

 

Economics

 

Bureau of Economic Analysis

BEA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is the nation's economic accountant, preparing estimates that illuminate key national, international, and regional aspects of the U.S. economy.

EconomicsAmerica

EconomicsAmerica, Cleveland Center, offers a variety of activities and resources for K-12 teachers. See descriptions and costs.

ERISS

ERISS Corporation conducts large scale, labor market surveys and time-critical, interactive, web-based dissemination of results. Their systems attract employers and job seekers by providing relevant information on current, local salaries by occupation, levels of employer difficulty in finding applicants, occupational growth and decline rates, projected openings by occupation and more.

Fifty U.S. States and Capitols
States, Capitols and much, much more
Geography Adventures
Geography Expeditions online

Geography Sites
Just plain geography

Geonet Game
This challenging game is for children in grades 4 and above. The game questions are organized according to the national geography standards. The game is designed to help children think geographically and to help them build a global context for the information they learn.

Hot Jobs
Hot Jobs is another resource for job seekers with control regarding who sees your resume.

Job Link (for Journalists)
Job Link is for a job search site for Journalists.

Jobs On The Web
Jobs on the Web promises to assist you, free of charge, in your job search using a network of over 350 executive search firms and over 1750 recruiters. The client companies place thousands of job listings with this site which are updated several times each week.

Job Web
National Association of Colleges and Employers is the bridge between higher education and the world of work. Spanning 3 constituencies, it includes 1,700+ member universities and colleges from across the United States, 1,600+ employer organizations and 1 million+ college students and alumni.

Living Ohio Government Series (LOGS)
This is an interactive, comprehensive on-line civics clearinghouse. It allows teachers and students to reference materials on Ohio's three branches of government as well as locate resources such as museums, media, and Ohio factoids. Designed for grades k-12 the site offers content and relevant Internet resources for homework, lesson plans, research, and personal exploration. In the future, the site will provide real-time audio and video, as well as student on-line chats with experts.

Map-Related Sites
More map sites

Monster Board
Monster Board has job search updates, job posting opportunities, ways to customize your career search, career zones (campus, mid-career, executive, technology, healthcare, and HR) and more.
National Geographic
Some commercial components here. Check out the national geographic.com/kids site
NorthCarolina LMI

North Carolina's Labor Market Information (LMI) develops, refines and manages a comprehensive system of state and local labor market information. The information generated by this system is designed to meet the needs of policy makers and planners in both the public and private sectors. Though intended for use in economic, educational, manpower and fiscal planning, the system also serves as a valuable tool for marketing, research and individual career planning.

NOICC home page

NOICC stands for the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee. NOICC works with a network of federal agencies and State Occupational Information Coordinating Committees (called SOICCs). Together they promote the development of information and skills needed to make sound decisions about education and work. This is the cyberplace for people who work directly with youth or adults on career development , design workforce investment strategies and educational programs, use data on education, employment and the labor market.

Nystrom
Commercial but, go to the teachers' site for free lesson plans, on-line resources, special offers, and lots of teaching tips and, for administrators, funding updates, grant writing resources, geographic literacy and more.

Ohio Bureau of Employment Services
Ohio Bureau of Employment Services includes job listings on Ohio Job Net, unemployment claim possibilities via the telephone, service job info, and much more.

Online Map Creation

You may create maps interactively at this site. Fill out the form, submit your entries and a page with the desired map will be returned to your browser.

Skill Search
Skill Search Corporation has sections for employers and job seekers…" Whether you are an employed
professional seeking better opportunities or currently seeking a job, they have a "complete selection of services to meet your needs."

Stat-USA

Free access to this information is also available through federal depository libraries -- a system of 1,300 libraries located throughout the country dedicated to delivering government information to you, STAT-USA/Internet, a service of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is the site for the U.S. business, economic and trade community, providing authoritative information from the Federal government. STAT-USA/Internet is a fee-based subscription service of STAT-USA, U.S. Department of Commerce. To access the information, you must purchase a User Name and Password. NOTE: Information is delivered through low cost subscription services.

Trends in the U.S. Market

America's Career InfoNet... a part of the America's Job Bank network... A comprehensive source of occupational and economic information to help you make informed career decisions.

U.S. Department of Labor

America's Job Bank, Task Force On Employment of Adults with Disabilities, educational resources, welfare to work, job openings, computer security awareness, etc.

Weather Channel
Great for teaching/learning geography, weather, etc.

 

Career Counseling: A Potpourri of Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviews, Career Planning, etc.

 

Career Mall

Areas of the career mall available for exploration are: Skill Shop, The Job Search Place, Paperworks Plus, Resumes etc., Applications R Us, Best Images Inc., Interview Now, Hire Later, The Potpourri Shop, The Bulletin Board.

Career Magazine online

Career Magazine is a comprehensive resource, designed to meet the individual needs of networked job seekers. The Career Magazine gives you The Job Openings Database, The Resume Bank, Employer Profiles, Products and Services, Articles and News, The Career Forum, Career Links, CAREER Magazine Demographics and more.

CareerNet

Here you will find over 7,500 links to jobs with Major Employers - jobs posted at Major Newspapers - jobs posted to Internet Newsgroups.. In the Learning section you will find links to Colleges and Libraries, while on the Career Reference page you will find links to State Employment Offices, as well as links to helpful career advice. Look in Career Services area for links to career professionals such as employment agencies, out-placement firms and the like. In the After Hours page look for links to Travel and Recreation, Hobby, Leisure and other 'fun' sites.

Career Resource Center

Best of the Net: Career Resources is a public service provided by Jim Cassio & Associates, a private research and publishing firm specializing in career and labor market information. The "free access" websites and resources that you can find and link to from this site were chosen subjectively on the basis of quality content, visual appeal and, in some cases, web traffic (popularity).

Career Resources Homepage, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The Career Resource Homepage is a clearing house of employment related information on the internet (a component is commercial here).

Career site

This site is great for high school career classes. West Bend Community Career Network was created for student use and for job seekers in the community of West Bend, and Washington County, WI, USA. It represents access to information about all aspects of the world of work. Very comprehensive and interactive site including life-work planning, career tests, career descriptions, career exploration, local career counseling assistance, post secondary opportunties, financial aid, apprenticeships, career events and speakers, military options, jobs and employment training and employment opportunities.

College and career sites (hot jobs, salaries, outlook, interview and resume)

Online U.S. News .edu colleges and careers information on how to get into college, beyond college, financial aid, alternate campus, and more. (This is more for students but this and other information at this site will be of interest to educators.)

James G. Gee Library, Employment and Career Resources

Texas A & M University-Commmerce James G. Gee Library--Employment and Career Resources on the Internet (many career sites)

Job Smart

JobSmart is a California job search guide which includes resumes, career guides, salary info, hidden jobs, etc.

JOBTRAK

JOBTRAK is a job listing service with components for students and alumni, employees, college career staff, job, search tips, etc. Attention teachers of career classes... check out the "job search tips" section... great outline for career planning.

NOICC home page

NOICC stands for the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee. NOICC works with a network of federal agencies and State Occupational Information Coordinating Committees (called SOICCs). Together they promote the development of information and skills needed to make sound decisions about education and work. This is the cyberplace for people who work directly with youth or adults on career development , design workforce investment strategies and educational programs, also use data on education, employment, and the labor market.

Ohio Jobnet online web site
Through these web pages you can access Ohio's best job placement services as well as job openings around the USA

Online Career Center & The Monster Board

The Online Career Center (OCC) and its sister site, The Monster Board®, have joined efforts to test a series of new career management and job search technology tools.

The Monster Board

Job search update. Manage your career any time, from anywhere: track job searches, store resumes and cover letters and connect to a global careers community. Intern, middle-manager or CEO - whatever your work, we've got a community for you. Chat with our experts, post to our message boards and use our career tools.Tech leads, programmers, analysts, data modelers, Find an event near you! Info Technologies, Inc. Current Career Opportunities, Jobs database for medical writers, biologists,chemists, clinical researchers and technicians

U.S. Department of Labor

America's Job Bank, Task Force On Employment of Adults with Disabilities, educational resources, welfare to work, job openings, computer security awareness, etc.

 

Educator Issues (Government sites dealing with educational issues, Chronicle of Higher Education, etc.)

 

Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle is the No. 1 news source for college and university faculty members and administrators. A subscription to The Chronicle includes free access to all of this website and to daily electronic-mail updates. Much of the information requires subscription to Chronicle.

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards works to strengthen the teaching profession and to improve student learning in America's schools. We are establishing high standards for what acomplished teachers should know and be able to do, and we are developing a new system of advanced, voluntary certification for teachers. The aim is to certify all teachers who meet the standards.

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

The following presents a listing of an extensive set of statistical tables, charts and studies produced by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to report the condition and progress of education.

New Hampshire SOICC

State Occupational Information Coordinating Committees (SOICC) provides occupational and career information including licensed occupations, community profiles, high school dropout bookmarks, national career development guidelines, New Hampshire job notes, occupational information assessment report, links, etc.

NorthCarolina LMI

North Carolina's Labor Market Information (LMI) develops, refines and manages a comprehensive system of state and local labor market information. The information generated by this system is designed to meet the needs of policy makers and planners in both the public and private sectors. Though intended for use in economic, educational, manpower and fiscal planning, the system also serves as a valuable tool for marketing, research and individual career planning.

NOICC home page

NOICC stands for the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee. NOICC works with a network of federal agencies and State Occupational Information Coordinating Committees (called SOICCs). Together they promote the development of information and skills needed to make sound decisions about education and work. This is the cyberplace for people who work directly with youth or adults on career development , design workforce investment strategies and educational programs, also use data on education, employment and the labor market.

Ohio Department of Education (ODE)

Ohio Department of Education...About ODE, Programs and Services, Statistics and Research (EMIS), Related Web Pages, What's New?, Report Cards, New Graduation Test Competencies, Y2K

Resources for Economists

This guide lists the many resources on the internet of interest to academic and practicing economists and those interested in economics.

 

Educator Professional Associations/Grad School Information, etc.

 

American Federation of Teachers
Provides you with the latest union information, new benefits offerings and much more!

CollegeEdge

CollegeEdge boasts the #1 website for going to college or grad school. The Career and College Guidance System meets the needs of a varied student/client population, sophisticated guidance counselors and outcome-oriented district administrators. The Enrollment Services System is the best way for admissions professionals to identify, recruit, admit and enroll qualified individuals.

Job listings for teachers

Academic Employment Network: If you are looking for a teaching job or other academic position, a successful national employment search is but a click away! If you are a school administrator or department head, then here is your chance to find the best and brightest candidates for open positions in your school or institution. Academic Employment Network (AEN) lists available positions in colleges, primary and secondary educational institutions for faculty, staff and administrative professionals. Here is your immediate, economical vehicle for reaching qualified educators throughout the world.

Journal of Career Development
Journal of Career Development provides the profession, the public and policy makers with the latest in career development theory, research and practice. It focuses on the impact that theory and research have on practice.
Journal of Career Development Editorial Board
This site includes names and addresses of those on the Journal of Career Development Editorial Board

Ohio Department of Education: Division of Vocational and Adult Education

Ohio Career, Technical, and Adult Education Overview includes Assessment and Evaluation, EMIS Information, FY97 Annual Performance Report, HB650 Information, High Schools That Work (HSTW), Job Openings at Ohio School Districts, New Statewide Performance Measures, Ohio's Future at Work: Beyond 2000, Other Related Links, State Staff Profiles, Teacher Education and Licensure (VE-36 & VE-37 Forms) and Vacancy Postings .

 

Educator Resources/Lesson Plans/Activities


Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics

For girls, teachers, and parents… Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics, or AWSEM, brings together parents, educators and women professionals in science-related fields to kindle and support young women's interest in science, engineering, mathematics and technology (SEMT).

Ashland Inc. Parent Power FamilyEducation Company (FEC)
Parents and teachers, don't miss this site. It has information for children of all ages.

Atlas
Here's where you'll find the most fascinating information on our planet, including timely world
news, the best research links for every country, the coolest free downloads, and our own Geographic Glossary. 3D Atlas Online is the ideal resource for reference and research about Planet Earth.

Best Jobs U.S.A.
Recourse Communication Inc. sponsors this site. It has quick access to the popular Best Jobs Database. It's filled with thousands of jobs targeting a wide variety of industries and all advertisers placing recruitment ads in Employment Review get their positions placed on the Best Jobs Database.
Best Jobs U.S.A. is packed with information on career fairs and employment events throughout the country. It lists corporate profiles where companies showcase all they have to offer. It contains a full page of hyperlinks to an array of employment sites that are available.

Black Enterprise Online
Black enterprise.com is billed to be the virtual desktop for African Americans. It includes information on the top fifty colleges for African Americans and much more.

Bureau of Engraving (U.S. Treasury)

Bureau of engraving and printing kid's page, place for teacher and kid to sign in

Career Builder
Career Builder Network links job seekers with employers.

Career/Wall Street Journal
Information here on job seeking, who's hiring, salaries & profiles, job-hunting advice, succeeding at work, working globally, college connection, starting a business and more.

Economics America-Ohio Council on Economic Education

Economics America-Ohio Council on Economic Education includes Mission & Program Proposal, Board of Trustees and Staff, 1995 - 1996 Annual Report, Ohio Network of Centers, Ohio Proficiencies and Teacher Resources.
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC)

The Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education (ENC) is funded through a contract with the U. S. Department of Education. It provides K-12 teachers with a central source of information on mathematics and science curriculum materials. ENC was established in 1992 at The Ohio State University and is located in Columbus, Ohio.

Ensuring Equity and Excellence in Mathematics
This site offers easy to find, concise, research-based information on school improvement.

Entrepreneurial Opportunities

This web page is for teachers, instructors, program developers and others who help students of all ages find their own entrepreneurial opportunities.

Entrepreneruship's Big 6 on the www (EWEB)

Each of these entrepreneur sites is free. They provide substantial information (if it's not in the hundreds of pages or hundreds of links, it's not a serious contender as an entrepreneurship "supersite") and focus on the needs or concerns of entrepreneurs or those working with entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneruship: Coleman Foundation-List of contacts
The Coleman Foundation was established in 1951 by Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Stetson Coleman. It was their consistent desire to make the community aware of opportunities which could improve the quality of life.
They were entrepreneurs.

EntrepreNet-The Entrepreneur's Electronic Resource Center
EntrepreNet is an electronic resource center for the entrepreneur. The site features information and links for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)

The National Library of Education presents The Educational Resources Information Center. It collects abstracts, and indexes education materials for the ERIC database; responds to requests for information in their subject-specific areas; and produces special publications on current research, programs and practices.

ERISS

ERISS Corporation conducts large scale, labor market surveys and time-critical, interactive, web-based dissemination of results. Their systems attract employers and job seekers by providing relevant information on current, local salaries by occupation, levels of employer difficulty in finding applicants, occupational growth and decline rates, projected openings by occupation and more.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Federal Reserve Bank of New York has information for teachers, parents, and students.

Hispanic Business Magazine Web Page

Hispanstar-The Hispanic Information Network

Inc. Online: The Web Site for Growing Companies
The website for growing companies
Integrated Resource Package

Connections+ Multi/Inter-dicsiplinary, Career Planning Lesson Plans, Activities (grades K-7 and 8-12), Teachers' Guides, etc. It includes links on College Board Career Search, Adventures in Education - Planning a Career, Career Planning Process, West Bend Community Career Network, the Occupational Outlook Handbook, WebQuest on Careers in Professional Sports and more...

Kids and Jobs

This site, developed by the Public Television Outreach Alliance (PTOA), is for teens, parents and educators who want to find out how together we can contribute to the world of work with "new century " careers! Some incredible information in the Educator's Guide.

Kidscom

A must-see place for young kids, parents, and teachers. Safe site, great educational games, advice and tips… Don't miss this one.

KidsWay Inc.
Kidsway Times for people 8-18, keeps you informed about business, careers, finance and entrepreneurship. There are sections for teachers, parents and students.

Longaberger (entrepreneur success story)

We're proud of the great American success story we're creating at Longaberger. Come inside our home and let us tell you more!

Maps of US
Print out maps to use in class or for your own use. This site has historical maps, maps of national parks, monuments, metropolitan areas, country boundaries, etc. Great site
Mapblast

Could be used in Geography, Social Studies, for home use, and much more.

Minority Youth and Entrepreneurship: Education Training and Enterprise Center, Camden, NJ Education, Training and Enterprise Center is committed to educating minority youth about entrepreneurship.

National Association of Partners in Education
This is an international network of partnership professionals

National Association of Secondary Principals
An international network of partnership professionals, the National Association of Secondary Principals, NASSP,- with a membership reaching toward 50,000 - is now the nation's largest school leadership organization. NASSP offers members and nonmembers alike opportunities for growth through professional education programs and an annual convention that attracts 5,000 secondary school leaders. National SBDC Research Network
If you are trying to locate some World Wide Web resources of particular interest to small business,
try this site about business ownership, consumer protection and much more. It's worth the time.
National Wildlife Federation
Here's a site with many educational places for all to visit. It includes Community Based Education, Outdoor Education, Classroom Education, and much more. There are a few teacher activities and the "Just For Kids" section is a must see for parents.

Network with Career Educators
The National Career Education Leader Communication Network (NCELCN) Newsletter is filled with ideas and activities developed by the 500 members from all parts of the country. Thenewsletter also provides names and phone numbers to facilitate networking.

NOICC home page

NOICC stands for the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee. NOICC works with a network of federal agencies and State Occupational Information Coordinating Committees (called SOICCs). Together they promote the development of information and skills needed to make sound decisions about education and work. This is the cyberplace for people who work directly with youth or adults on career development , design workforce investment strategies, and educational programs use data on education, employment, and the labor market.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
1998/99 Occupational Outlook Handbook includes information on occupations, tomorrow's jobs, projections, etc.

OH Kids (websites for ages 3-5, 6-9, 10-13, 14-17)
This is the Ohio Public Library Information Network's (OPLIN) "OH Kids" websites for ages 3-5, 6-9, 10-13, 14-17.

Other Education Online Sites
If you are looking for a professional association, check out these links.

Ohio/Government/Law

This is the website of the 123rd Ohio General Assembly including: Today at the Statehouse, About Ohio's State Government: -Laws, Acts, and Legislation, The Ohio House of Representatives, -Search the Legislative Web -sites, -The Ohio Senate, -Ohio's Legislative Agencies, -The Executive Branch, -The Judicial Branch

Ohio/Government/Law
The Ohio House of Representatives with: -Leadership, -Your Representatives, -Committees, -Make Your Voice Heard, -Ohio House History, -Ohio Revised Code, -Current Session Law

Ohio/Government/Law

A visit to Ohio's Capitol Square

Practice on Internet for SAT, ACT, LSAT, GRE, GMAT, and TOEFL

Test.com features the Internet's largest collection of instantly scored tests. Practice for the SAT, GRE, TOEFL, and many more academic entrance exams online. Fees are required for some of the tests.

Princeton Review Guide to your Career

Online career information to include Your College Career Office, Campus Resources, Phone Tactics, Undress for Success, Working With Employment Agencies, First Impressions Count, Career and Job Fairs Preparation as well as information on finding a job, your resume, cover letters, interviewing, internship search, career search, mailing lists, discussion and more.

Public Broadcasting System Online

This site is developed to help students think about how it might be to spend their life's work in a career they are considering and to learn about and ask questions by e-mail of adults who have spent much of their life preparing for their career. The site features many different careers and periodically adds new features. The careers that you can find out more about include those of an airline pilot, a Broadway and television actor and musician, a scuba diver and dive shop owner, and an Academy Award-winning graphics artist (as in Jurassic Park and Mission Impossible from George Lucas' Industrial Light and Magic),to name a few. You'll also get to rap with these folks by e-mail! You will learn a great deal from each person here about how they discovered their inspiration, developed their talents, training and working hard reach their dream.

Proficiency Test Web Sites
All students will leave grades 4, 8, and 12 having demonstrated competency over challenging subject matter. All students learn to use their minds well, so they may be prepared for responsible citizenship, further learning and productive employment in our nation's modern economy.

Proficiency Test Web Sites

This is one of Lakewood Public Library pages for the Ohio Proficiency Tests. Practice tests and informational resources for: 4th grade, 6th grade, 9th grade and 12th grade

Proficiency Test Web Sites

Practice test for the sixth grade Ohio Proficiency Tests

Proficiency Test Web Sites

Web Site for the 9th grade proficiency test

Proficiency Test Web Sites
Web Site for the 12th grade proficiency tests

Proficiency Test Web Sites This page is intended not only for links, but a free voicing on your feelings regarding the State's Proficiency Test Program, which might include comments or suggestions for improvement or sharing of resources for intervention and links to related sites.
Proficiency Test Web Sites

-Ohio Proficiency Test Information School Study Council of Ohio
-Proficiency Tests - NASA Glenn Research Center
-Proficiency Reports Query - Ohio Department Education
-Lesson Lab Selection for Proficiency - NOACSC

Sample Lessons Labs based on Ohio's Proficiency Test Outcomes

Following links are sample Lesson Labs based on Ohio's Proficiency Test outcomes by grade level and curriculum area. A complete listing of the outcomes is also available for
review. Select either Novice or Practitioner level Lesson Labs in any category.

Small Business:Ed Lowe Foundation
The Ed Lowe Foundation Solutions Network provides full text searching of pages, giving you the resources you need to get ahead and stay ahead in the competitive business world.

State of Ohio Government Information and Services
Great place for government classes as well as those interested in Ohio Government and Services
Surfwatch
Surfwatch is a filtering system for safety on the internet (w/kids). There is an animated talking monkey,
monitored cartoon chats, Buddy list controlled e-mail, Links to thousands of great kids' sites… and it's FREE. To download trial software, go to http://www.surfmonkey.com/free_trial/sub_free.html

Teacher Resources and educational links (some for parents and students too)
Teacher resources pages and additional Elementary and Secondary education links including:
Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, Science, -Other Resouces: Music, Art and Physical Education,
Learning HTML, Distance Education, Searching the Web, Ohio Proficiency Test ( 4, 6, 9 and 12) , Lakewood City Schools, and other general information.

Teaching in the Learning Web

Teaching in the Learning Lab includes -Changing World, -Working With Maps, -Earth Hazards lessons and activities.
The Business Coalition for Education Reform (BCER)

The Business Coalition for Education Reform (BCER) is made up of 13 national
Business-led organizations and 400 state and local business education coalitions. They coordinate efforts to increase the academic achievement of all students by promoting business involvement in education at the national, state and local levels. To do so, the partners leverage resources and expertise, build partnerships to help states and communities learn from each other's experiences and provide technical assistance to a growing network of state and local coalitions.

The Teacher's Desk

The Teacher's Desk has over 250 free lesson ideas, the classroom connection teachers' webring, an interactive messageboard, database of education links, specialized e-mail discussion group for grade 5 & 6 teachers, the Golden Apple Award and more! Also look at http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Delphi/7603/ and don't miss http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Delphi/7603/aprilmon.html for seasonal activities.

The Best Online Articles on Writing a Resume

Featuring resumes, cover letters, interviews, and other career related articles

The Catapult, the National Association of Colleges and Employers

The Catapult on JOBWEB is the springboard to career- and job-related sites that Career Services Professionals from around the world have found helpful in working with college students and alumni.

The Kids' Page (U.S. Treasury)

The Kids' Page takes you through the process of starting a business, paying taxes, and filing reports. It presents information in a fun and easy to follow format and explains why you pay taxes.

The Peterson Company

Comprehensive resource with categories including Explore Colleges and Universities, Pursue Graduate Programs, Investigate Study Abroad Programs, Find a Summer Camp, Program, or Job, Select a Private School, Find a Job, Search Executive Education Programs and much more.

The Sciences Explorer
A scientific site with many options. There is an interactive section for working with others and getting answers. There are also Math, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics sections. Looks like a good place for high school students and teachers to visit.

The Teen Career Center

This site, developed by the Public Television Outreach Alliance (PTOA), is for teens, parents and educators who want to find out how together we can contribute to the world of work with "New Century " careers! The Teen Career Center has fun exercises on planning and training for career.

Thompson Virtual Job Fair

Includes companies in the High Technology, Healthcare, Marketing & Sales, and Finance & Accounting.

United Nations Cyberschool Bus

The United Nations CyberSchoolBus is a resource you might use with students, or at home, or in business. It lets you tour Global Trends, InfoNation database, the Country at a Glance, City Profiles, Un Sie-ings, The Gallery, A Virtual Tour, and the Parade of Nations. Take a look at it.
U.S. Department of Labor

America's Job Bank, Task Force On Employment of Adults with Disabilities, educational resources, welfare to work, job openings, computer Security awareness, etc.

US Savings Bonds online

US Savings Bonds online… find out what savings bonds are worth. Have your older bonds stopped earning interest?… rates and more.

U.S. Treasury's Page for Kids

Tour of the United State Treasury Historical Archives

Veteran Services
The Ohio Bureau of Employment Services (OBES) Veterans Services Division addresses the specific employment and training needs of all veterans and their families, with special programs for disabled veterans, Vietnam-era veterans, female veterans and other eligible persons.

Weekly Reader (K-6 teachers)

I'm a Teacher... check out many activities by grade level and the latest news articles.

"What Color Is Your Parachute? Job Hunting Online"

Dick Bolles. author of "What Color Is Your Parachute? Job Hunting Online" prepared this Guide to Internet Job-Hunting or Net Guide to aid job hunters or career changers who want to use the internet as a part of their job search. The guide is free for job hunters and career changers all over the world.

What Do Maps Show?

U.S Geological Society, USGS, sponsor this site. What Do Maps Show is just one part of this site... and includes lessons and activities for students in grades 5-8 in reading maps.
Window on Japan
This is the "Kids Window" on Japan. It includes the library, school, restaurant and gallery. It's a good site for kids, teachers and parents.

worm world
Must go here… to learn everything about worms and how they help us.

 

Financial Aid

 

College Board Online
For parents, students and guidance staff… If you want information about taking the SAT, this is the place to go. You can register online for the SAT, try a daily SAT question and review the College Board test dates. Also offers information about financial aid, colleges, essay evaluation and more.

ExPAN Scholarship Search

ExPAN Scholarship Search is a free web version of the College Board's FUND FINDER scholarship database. The College Board's database contains listings of scholarships, fellowships, loans, internships and other types of financial aid programs from 3,300 national, state, public and private sources. The database is updated annually.

Financial Aid Sources

Here are U.S. Department of Education Funding Opportunities. If you're interested in applying for a grant or contract, here's information you'll need to know. Department guidelines, regulations, and Federal Register documents are available here. Interested in the Department of Education budget? That's in this section too.

Lnk to other sites which provide scholarship and fellowship information
This page provides links to a variety of general scholarship and fellowship databases. The term 'scholarship' refers to awards intended primarily for undergraduate students. The term 'fellowship' refers to awards intended primarily for graduate and postgraduate students.

Online scholarship scams

Scholarship Scam Alert... If you must pay money to get money, it might be a scam.

Scholarship $$$ at FastWEB

FastWEB is the internet's largest free scholarship search service. Parents, find scholarship information that may be unavailable through standard means
SRN Express

SRN Express is a free web version of the Scholarship Resource Network (SRN) database. The SRN database contains listings of scholarships, fellowships and grants for undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral education. The SRN database lists mostly portable, private-sector, non-need-based aid.

The National Association of School Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)

Welcome to FinAid, the Financial Aid Information Page. This page provides a free, comprehensive, independent and objective guide to student financial aid.

The Student Guide to Financial Aid

The Student Guide is the most comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Grants, loans, and work-study are the three major forms of student financial aid available through the federal Student Financial Assistance Programs. Updated each award year, The Student Guide tells you about the programs and how to apply for them.

U.S. News College and Career Center

US News Education is a database full of information on colleges and financial aid.

 

 

Ohio's Career Development Program

 

Ohio Career Passport Guidelines

This site includes a description of Ohio's Career Development Program, Career Passport (a portfolio of student information including transcripts) Guidelines and a Teacher's Guide for Part Three (of the Passport)... Verification of Employability Skills Scans Competencies.

 

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