What's Next - Career Exploration Courses
What's Next is the ninth grade nine-week rotation through career classes designed to help students match their skills and interests with careers to help determine their future career choices. Classes are offered in eight career-learning areas at both Tigard and Tualatin High Schools. Take a look at the Career Exploration opportunities in the attached course summaries below.
The Tigard-Tualatin School District takes pride in ensuring that all students have equitable opportunities to enter into any career field they choose. This important choice should be a thoroughly evaluated and guided decision. The intent of these career exploration courses is to provide students with a variety of meaningful experiences to ignite passions and inspire further aspiration.
Ninth grade students at Tigard and Tualatin High Schools will rotate through nine-week long career classes designed to help students match their skills and interest with career choices. Classes are offered in eight career-learning areas.
Project-Based - Classes are hands-on and use experiential learning through the completion of community-centered projects.
Skill Focused - Students will gain transferable skills applicable to any career they choose.
Productive - Classes give an introduction to career areas that students can choose to explore deeper in subsequent high school years. Finding a career path during these years will help save time and money in achieving future education goals.