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Mentorship

Students can earn credits in mentorship courses and should discuss their career interests with our Off Campus Coordinator. Currently mentorship programs are established in the following  courses and areas.

 

Literacy Mentorship

Purpose: High School students will have opportunity to

  • learn about the mentor- mentee relationship and
  • provide literacy support to VPE students under the guidance of a literacy facilitator from Rainbow Literacy
  • Earn 5 credits
  • information: Lee.Porath@pallisersd.ab.ca at our Vulcan campus

 

CTS course

Description

COURSE HSS1050: INTRODUCTION TO MENTORSHIP

Level: Introductory

Prerequisite: None

Students learn about the characteristics of positive mentoring relationships in their personal lives and society. Students prepare to engage in a mentoring relationship. Students apply basic mentoring skills to a mentoring relationship and explore considerations for safety related to mentoring. Supporting Courses: HSS1030: Communication Skills for Health Professionals HSS1040: Developing Maturity & Independence HSS2020: Nurturing Children

COURSE HSS2050: BECOMING A MENTOR

Level: Intermediate

Prerequisite: HSS1050:



Students analyze the relationship between mentoring and the wellness of individuals and communities. Students build a personal profile to prepare for their role as a mentor

COURSE HSS3050: BECOMING A MENTEE

Level: Advanced

Prerequisite: None

Description: Students build a personal profile to engage as a mentee in a successful mentoring relationship to explore career and/or personal goals for citizenship or volunteering in their community.

COURSE HSS3060: EXTENDING THE MENTORING RELATIONSHIP

Level: Advanced

Prerequisite: HSS2050:

Becoming a Mentor Description: Students demonstrate effective strategies for enhancing resiliency in the context of a mentoring relationship. Students examine unique populations that commonly occur in communities and adapt mentoring activities to meet the needs of supported populations and cultural differences, including differences related to First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) perspectives.


Note: Successful completion of this course enables the student to apply for a certificate of completion for Foundations of Mentoring issued by Big Brothers Big Sisters when they meet the standards and requirements specified.

5th credit students select from one of the two below:

Community Volunteerism


COURSE CCS1080: COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERISM 1

Level: Introductory Prerequisite: None


Additional courses:

CCS 2080

CC3080

Students examine the role of volunteers in a community, perform as volunteers and evaluate their volunteering experience.

COURSE HSS3070: PEER MENTORING Level: Advanced

Prerequisites:

HSS1080: Leadership Fundamentals 1 HSS3050: Becoming a Mentee

HSS3060: Extending the Mentoring Relationship Description:

Students examine the Positive Youth Development Model and assist in the planning, facilitation and assessment of a peer mentoring program for a specific community.


Parameters: Access to an existing Peer Mentoring program or a Peer Mentoring program that is being initiated.

Solar Energy

Purpose: High School students will have opportunity to

  • learn about electrical principles and solar energy
  • Work and mentor with an industry expert and learn from the work done here in Vulcan
  • Earn 4-6 credits in CTS Electrical conversion and Career Internship
  • This project is in the pilot stage. Please see Lee.Porath@pallisersd.ab.ca if you are interested. We aim to begin in the Fall 2017

 

CTS course

Description

 ELT1030: CONVERSION & DISTRIBUTION

Level: Introductory

Prerequisite: None

Description: Students experiment and work with principles of electrical energy conversion and distribution.

Once students have completed the ELT requirement and attended the orientation they will enroll in the following courses depending on the program plan, determined with Lee Porath

 

Career internship -

discover their career interests and aptitudes in meaningful work activities, situated in community-based workstations and work sites in trade, technology or service sectors • develop and apply knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate to the changing workplace • apply, in the workplace, competencies acquired through other course work • develop an understanding about the demands of the workplace and an appreciation of both employee’s and employer’s rights and responsibilities.

Offered for 3,4,5 credits

Special Projects 10-20-30  (guest access with password Palliser)-

Special projects credits perform two major functions:

· Students become involved in the selection, planning and organization of their own programs.

· Students pursue activities in which they have considerable interest or ability but which are not within the scope of the regular curriculum or the programs being offered in the school.

Offered for 3 or 5 credits

Cool thanks! I really enjoyed the GO course.

Student message to teacher after receiving news of successful completion of our orientation course, 10

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