OV Job Shadow: Helping Students Get on the Right Path

Photo by Brycelynn Durbin
Job Shadow students work hard in class and on site to gain experience that will help them in the future. Pictured left to right are Kayla Wheeler, Maddie Perrine, Jesse Robinson, Moranda Matheson, Kailyn Boyer, Evan Blakey, Kristy Burford, Makayle Rozanski, Laine Crawford, Madison Uhlrich, and teacher Bonnie Scott.

•February 15, 2017•

By Madison Uhlrich
for the News Progress

When most people think Job Shadow, they think you go to a business a few times, you watch stuff happen for a while, and you go home and try to figure out if that’s what you want to do with your life.

While that does seem to be the case with some experiences, I have to tell you that my Job Shadow class at Okaw Valley High School has been nothing like that.

This course, which was introduced in the 2010 / 2011 school term, was handcrafted by Mrs. Bonnie Scott and Mrs. Ann Wilson, and offers a much more comprehensive and in-depth curriculum than most schools.

According to Mrs. Scott, current teacher of the Job Shadow class, “My goal is for my students to obtain real world career skills that will give them an advantage in life.”     Login or Subscribe to read the rest of this story.

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