The Occupational Information Network is a comprehensive source of descriptions and skill sets for specific occupations. O*NET OnLine allows you to directly access key data for identifying and developing the skills of the American workforce. Using O*NET information supports students in career planning and informs the development of skill-based curriculum
CareerOneStop is your online source for information on all workforce issues, including wages and employment trends, licensed occupations, and financial aid. Think of it as the ultimate portal to workforce assistance and data.
For tools to help you make better choices about your career, employment, or training and to learn about salaries and wages, job preparation techniques, resume banks and writing help, please visit the Wisconsin Job Center.
Workforce shortages in the health field are widespread and growing. Visit the Health Careers web site, for a wealth of information useful to both students and educators, including: Information on individual health careers, with links to educational institutions and professional organizations; A comprehensive listing of Wisconsin education institutions offering health careers programs; A speakers and mentors bureau, searchable by community or health occupation; A resource library for science and health careers activities; A directory of other health career programs in Wisconsin and national health career web sites
The Marshfield Area Chamber Foundation is a collaborative partner with educational programs including the Reality Store at Marshfield Middle School, Youth Apprenticeship, and the Crystal Apple Teacher Recognition program. ?The Community Connection? sponsored by The Buyer?s Guide is a newspaper published quarterly that highlights business and education partnership programs.
Articles may be emailed to Judy Nystrom, Director of Workforce Development, at: email@example.com
Students who are planning to attend Mid-State Technical College in Wisconsin Rapids, Marshfield, or the Northcentral Technical College campus in Wausau or Spencer have the opportunity to save time and money by earning Advanced Standing credit(s). This means that you may be able to bypass specified entry-level courses based on course work completed at Marshfield High School if you earned a grade of ?B? or better. See your teacher or guidance counselor for procedures to gain Advanced Standing credit. Visit the website to view course competencies.
The University of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Technical College System are collaborating to allow greater access for students to transfer courses between systems. This page is your link to determine how courses transfer between University of Wisconsin institutions and Wisconsin Technical College Districts.
K-12 Adopt-a-Classroom Program
The K-12 Adopt-a-Classroom program goals are: To integrate current curricula with workplace competencies; To increase career awareness throughout the curricula; To establish partnerships that foster positive school-community relations.
Grant Elementary School second grade teachers are partnering with Festival Foods to host a citywide book swap. Teachers intend to organize this activity twice each year to focus on literacy. Marshfield News Herald is a business partner providing the publicity for this project. To get involved as a business partner or classroom teacher, email Jane Wagner, School-to-Career Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NIE (Newspapers in Education) is a program that provides parents and educators with newspapers to help children learn in a fun and exciting way. Each month contributions from sponsors like you will be matched by the Wausau Daily Herald and placed into an account to pay for the papers provided to classrooms each and every week.