EdITS Career Development Newsletter

This section is designed to provide general information that relates to career and occupational development, assessment in education and counseling, and a variety of other areas, such as Career and Technical Education (CTE).

DNS Outage

On October 21st 2016 at 11:10 UTC, a massive attack began on a domain name system (DNS) provider, Dyn Inc. Dyn powers not only EdITS, but also several popular websites, such as Twitter, Spotify, and Shopify, to name a few. While the motivations of the…

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Implementing Standards-Based Classrooms

The purpose of the Practical Handbook to Standards-Based Classrooms and The Guide for Standards-Based Classrooms is to assist teachers in their professional development activities. The second edition has just been released with updated information and a new look! During the last several years, accountability targets…

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Work Values are Important in Career Selection

When individuals make a list of some of the important aspects of career selection they often take into account interests and job skills or abilities but overlook work values. Besides knowing the “3 R’s,” there are several important character traits or work values that lead…

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Career Education for Everyone

Many U.S. school districts are structuring their secondary schools around career pathways and emphasizing the importance of career education for a myriad of reasons, some of which include the premise that coursework relevance helps student performance and decreases dropout rates. One way to integrate career…

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Career Counseling Benefits Society

America’s Career Resource Network Association (ACRNA) supports the importance of career counseling for students and society as a whole. In their report, ACRNA outlines the educational, social and economic benefits of comprehensive career counseling in schools. Providing students with a comprehensive career education program points…

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