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CAREER ASSESSMENT TOOLS and RESOURCES TITLE GRADE LEVEL Grades 1 ­12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed) DESCRIPTION Career exploration tabloids for elementary, middle school, and high school students to help them explore careers and make informed educational and career choices. VENDOR SOURCE Career Development Resources 9001 IH35 North, Suite 103B Northview Business Center Austin, Texas 78753-5233 General Information (512) 837-7484 Fax: (512) 491-4966 Career Information Hotline 1-800-822-PLAN (7526) www.cdr.state.tx.us Career Development Resources 9001 IH35 North, Suite 103B Northview Business Center Austin, Texas 78753-5233 General Information (512) 837-7484 Fax: (512) 491-4966 Career Information Hotline 1-800-822-PLAN (7526) www.cdr.state.tx.us

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EXPLORE (ELEMENTARY) ON YOUR MARK (MIDDLE SCHOOL) CAREER SUCCESS ARE YOU READY FOR THE WORLD (HIGH SCHOOL) OSCAR

No formal training

Call 1-800-822-PLAN 1-800-822-7526 Ask for a Counselor's Packet

Grades 7-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Online self-assessment about preferences and interests; matches those results to occupations with complete details of these occupations, including Texas-specific labor market information. Also allows users to match current occupations to other occupations to identify transferable knowledge, skills, and abilities. Built around the DOL-ETA O*NET database.

No formal training

CAREERS FOR ME

Grades 7-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Interest Inventory designed to guide student to think about interested career awareness.

Career Kids ­ F.Y. I. 5043 Gregg Way Auburn, CA 95602 1-800-537-0909 www.careerkids.com

No formal training

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GRADE LEVEL Grades 9-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

DESCRIPTION These folders provide a place for students to organize information for career planning including demographic information, educational plans, activities, test scores, work experience, and more.

VENDOR SOURCE Center on Education and Training for Employment The Ohio State University College of Education 1900 Kenny Rd. Columbus, Ohio 43210-1090 www.cete.org

TRAINING REQUIRED TO ADMINISTER

MY CAREER PORTFOLIO

No formal training

CAREER GATEWAYS

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Helps students focus on work interests, develop career plans and explore various careers.

CFKR Career Materials 11860 Kemper Rd, Unit 7 Auburn, CA 95603 1-800-525-5626 www.cfkr.com

No formal training

JOB-O 2000 SPECIMEN SET

Grades 6-9 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Comprehensive program of self-awareness, job exploration and career decision-making. Matches interest with education and school and community. Develops an educational plan to meet tentative career choices. Activity centered career awareness and planning program assesses work interests and matches them with occupational activities. Can be used as a career awareness and exploration activity, career planner and career decision maker. Career exploration and academic planning guide. Student selects a field of study and explores majors within that group.

CFKR Career Materials 11860 Kemper Rd, Unit 7 Auburn, CA 95603 1-800-525-5626 www.cfkr.com

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JOB-O E SPECIMEN SETZING AND TYKE COLORING BOOKS

Grades 2-5 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

CFKR Career Materials 11860 Kemper Rd, Unit 7 Auburn, CA 95603 1-800-525-5626 www.cfkr.com

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JOB-O TECH SPECIMEN SET

Grades 6-12 (Gen Ed)

CFKR Career Materials 11860 Kemper Rd, Unit 7 Auburn, CA 95603 1-800-525-5626 www.cfkr.com

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GRADE LEVEL Grades 5-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

DESCRIPTION Computerized career exploration system. Introduces the process of career exploration in an educational and enjoyable way. User can interact with computer without assistance.

VENDOR SOURCE Chronicle Guidance Publications, Inc. 66 Aurora St. P.O. Box 1190 Moravia, NY 13118 1-800-622-7284 http://www.chronicleguidance.co m/ Coin Educational Products 3361 Executive Parkway Toledo, OH 43606 1-800-274-8515 www.coinep.com Coin Educational Products 3361 Executive Parkway Toledo, OH 43606 1-800-274-8515

TRAINING REQUIRED TO ADMINISTER

CHOICES JR.

No formal training Instructor's manual

COIN BASIC SKILLS AND CAREER INTEREST INVENTORY

Grades 9-12 (Gen Ed)

Measures student career interests, skills and aptitudes, work values and activity interests. Survey can be used with the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test.

No formal training Instructor's manual

COIN CAREER TARGETS

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed)

Career exploration in three steps: Interest assessment, career exploration and educational planning.

No formal training Instructor's manual

Grades 6-9 (Gen Ed)

www.coinep.com Interest inventory and school-to-careers workbook that focuses on 7 career clusters and related curriculum. Coin Educational Products 3361 Executive Parkway Toledo, OH 43606 1-800-274-8515 www.coinep.com Coin Educational Products 3361 Executive Parkway Toledo, OH 43606 1-800-274-8515 www.coinep.com Coin Educational Products 3361 Executive Parkway Toledo, OH 43606 1-800-274-8515 www.coinep.com No formal training Instructor's manual

COIN CLUE

Grades 4-6 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

COIN EDUCATIONAL INVENTORY

Grades 9-12 (Gen Ed)

Interest assessment for planning post-secondary education and training.

No formal training Instructor's manual

WONDERLIC BASIC SKILLS TEST

Grades 9-12 (Gen Ed)

Measures basic material and language skills needed for the workplace (can be used with COIN Basic Skill and Career Interest Survey).

No formal training Instructor's manual

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GRADE LEVEL Grades 9-12 (Gen Ed)

DESCRIPTION Personality preference questionnaire that can be useful in career development.

VENDOR SOURCE Consulting Psychologists Press P.O. Box 10096 Palo Alto, CA 94303 1-800-624-1765 http://www.cpp-db.com/ Consulting Psychologists Press P.O. Box 10096 Palo Alto, CA 94303 1-800-624-1765 http://www.cpp-db.com/ Curriculum Associates P.O. Box 2001 North Billerica, MA 01862 1-800-225-0248 www.curriculumassociates.com Curriculum Associates P.O. Box 2001 North Billerica, MA 01862 1-800-225-0248 www.curriculumassociates.com EDITS P.O. Box 7234 San Diego, CA 92167 1-800-416-1666 www.edits.net

TRAINING REQUIRED TO ADMINISTER

MYERS BRIGGS

Training required Certification

STRONG INTEREST INVENTORY

Grades 9-12 (Gen Ed)

Aids individuals in understanding their personal and occupational interests and values. Needs to be sent to CPP for scoring.

No formal training Instructor's manual

BRIGANCE EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS INVENTORY

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, ESL, Adult Ed, Voc)

Assesses basic skills and employability skills in the context of job seeking or employment situations.

No formal training Instructor's manual

BRIGANCE LIFE SKILLS INVENTORY

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, ESL, Adult Ed, Voc)

Assesses basic skills and functional life skills in the context of real world situations. Assessment results can be used to plan instruction, set learning goals and monitor learning growth.

No formal training Instructor's manual

CAPS

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Paper/pencil aptitude battery used to assess workrelated skills. Can be used in conjunction with the COPS System career clusters.

No formal training Instructor's manual

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GRADE LEVEL Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

DESCRIPTION Values inventory keyed to the 14 COPSystem Career Clusters to help students discover which occupational areas match their personal values.

VENDOR SOURCE EDITS P.O. Box 7234 San Diego, CA 92167 1-800-416-1666 www.edits.net EDITS P.O. Box 7234 San Diego, CA 92167 1-800-416-1666 www.edits.net EDITS P.O. Box 7234 San Diego, CA 92167 1-800-416-1666 www.edits.net EDITS P.O. Box 7234 San Diego, CA 92167 1-800-416-1666 www.edits.net EDITS P.O. Box 7234 San Diego, CA 92167 1-800-416-1666 www.edits.net

TRAINING REQUIRED TO ADMINISTER

COPES

No formal training Instructor's manual

COPS

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Interest inventory which measures interest in a variety of careers and assists students in the career decision making process.

No formal training Instructor's manual

COPS CAREER BRIEFS KIT

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed)

Career information cards keyed to occupational clusters identified in the COPS. Includes DOT reference, job description, training required, qualifications, outlook, salary range and information sources.

No formal training Instructor's manual

COPS PIC

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed)

Non-reading interest inventory designed to assist individuals in the career decision-making process by measuring interest in job activities based on occupational clusters.

No formal training Instructor's manual

DIMENSIONS OF SELF CONCEPT

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Self reported instrument measures non-cognitive factors associated with self-esteem or self-concept in a school setting. Machine scored by returning to EDITS.

No formal training

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GRADE LEVEL Grades 9-12 (Gen Ed)

DESCRIPTION Paper/pencil task written in an easy-to-follow narrative form which measures interests, abilities and values. M.A.T.C.H. scores can be used to find sample occupations, classes, and college majors. Includes COPS, CAPS and COPES.

VENDOR SOURCE EDITS P.O. Box 7234 San Diego, CA 92167 1-800-416-1666 www.edits.net Enter Here 61849 Shady Pine Dr. Lacombe, LA 70445 1-877-882-9401 http://www.valparint.com/entrher e.htm Enter Here 61849 Shady Pine Dr. Lacombe, LA 70445 1-877-882-9401 http://www.valparint.com/entrher e.htm Globe Fearon 4350 Equity Drive P.O. Box 2649 Columbus, OH 43216 1-800-848-9500 www.globefearon.com Globe Fearon 4350 Equity Drive P.O. Box 2649 Columbus, OH 43216 1-800-848-9500 www.globefearon.com

TRAINING REQUIRED TO ADMINISTER

M.A.T.C.H. (MAKING A TERRIFIC CAREER HAPPEN)

No formal training Instructor's manual

ENTER HERE VIDEO SERIES

Grades 8-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

100 videos separated into 10 career clusters that introduce students to real jobs with real opportunities and show the relationship between school and work. Videos represent a vast range of entry-level jobs that do not require a traditional four-year post-secondary degree.

No formal training Instructor's manual

WALKABOUT VIDEO SERIES

Grades K-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Video series targeted to grade ranges K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. Focuses on the curriculum areas of math, science and language arts and how they are applied to the world of work.

No formal training Instructor's manual

THE CAREER BOX

Grades 6-12 (3 grade reading level) (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

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Exploration booklets and work sheets describing entry level jobs attainable by students with a high school education.

No formal training Instructor's manual

THE JOB BOX

Grades 6-12 (5 grade reading level) (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

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Exploration booklets describing job opportunities along with the knowledge and training required upon completion of high school.

No formal training Instructor's manual

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GRADE LEVEL Grades 7-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

DESCRIPTION Measures student's ability to learn and/or succeed in a number of different areas.

VENDOR SOURCE Harcourt Brace Educational Measurement 555 Academic Court San Antonio, TX 78204 1-800-211-8378 http://www.harcourt.com/ Harcourt Brace Educational Measurement 555 Academic Court San Antonio, TX 78204 1-800-211-8378 http://www.harcourt.com/ Harcourt Brace Educational Measurement 555 Academic Court San Antonio, TX 78204 1-800-211-8378 http://www.harcourt.com/ Impact Publications 9104 Manassas Drive, Ste N Manassas Park, VA 20111 1-703-361-7300 www.impactpublications.com JIST 720 North Park Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46202 1-800-648-5478 www.jist.com

TRAINING REQUIRED TO ADMINISTER

DIFFERENTIAL APTITUDE TEST

Certification

SELF DIRECTED SEARCH CAREER EXPLORER (INTRODUCTORY KIT)

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Self-administered assessment helps students discover career interests and offers suggestions and resources for gaining information about a broad range of careers.

No formal training Instructor's manual

STUDENT STYLES QUESTIONNAIRE

Grades 3-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Self-scored questionnaire takes less than 30 minutes to complete. Designed to detect individual differences students display in their preference, temperaments and personal styles.

Training required Certification

CAREER PATH INTERST INVENTORY

MS-HS (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Interest inventory with video-students identify interest based on job descriptions from video.

No formal training

O-NET CAREER VALUES INVENTORY

HS - Adult

Self-directed career exploration assessment helps workers and students explore O*NET jobs based on their work values. Utilizes a card sort to match values and jobs

No formal training

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GRADE LEVEL HS - Adult

DESCRIPTION Self-directed career exploration assessment helps workers and students identify their work-related interests, what they consider important on the job, and their abilities in order to explore occupations related most closely. Career exploration tool covering three areas: awareness of the world of work, awareness of the relationship between school work and the world of work and the relationship between ability, effort and achievement for success in school and work. Assists students and teachers with organization/documentation to be used during school years and after graduation when applying for jobs or further schooling. (Can be used in conjunction with Pathfinders). Interest checklist identifies occupations. Upon completion of checklist major occupational groups are identified for further exploration.

VENDOR SOURCE JIST 720 North Park Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46202 1-800-648-5478 www.jist.com JIST 720 North Park Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46202 1-800-648-5478 www.jist.com JIST 720 North Park Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46202 1-800-648-5478 www.jist.com JIST 720 North Park Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46202 1-800-648-5478 www.jist.com JIST 720 North Park Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46202 1-800-648-5478 www.jist.com JIST 720 North Park Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46202 1-800-648-5478 www.jist.com

TRAINING REQUIRED TO ADMINISTER

O-NET CAREER INTERESTS INVENTORY

No formal training

DREAM CATCHERS

Grades 4-8 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

No formal training Instructor's manual

INDIVIDUAL CAREER PORTFOLIO

Grades 7-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

No Formal Training Instructors Manual No formal training

OCCUPATIONAL CLUES

HS- Adult (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

PATHFINDER

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Materials that allow students to explore their individual skills at the junior high and high school level as they prepare to make career and educational choices. Students record responses on workbook activity sheets. Questionnaire designed to assess decision-making readiness employment readiness

No formal training Instructor's manual

VDMI (VOCATIONAL DECISION-MAKING INTERVIEW)

Reading levelN/A Completed by test administrator MS- Adult

No formal training

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GRADE LEVEL MS-HS (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

DESCRIPTION Through video, talent and skills are matched to career interest, Based on interest, career clusters are identified for exploration.

VENDOR SOURCE Learning Seed 330 Telser Road Lake Zurich, IL 60047 1800-634-4941 www.learningseed.com McCarron-Dial Systems, Inc. P.O. Box 45628 Dallas, TX 76245 (214) 634-2863 www.mccarrondial.com McCarron-Dial Systems, Inc. P.O. Box 45628 Dallas, TX 76245 (214) 634-2863 www.mccarrondial.com PCI Educational Publishing P.O. Box 34270 San Antonio, TX 78265 1-800-594-4263 www.pcicatalog.com Piney Mountain Press, Inc. P.O. Box 86 Cleveland, GA 30528 1-800-255-3127 www.pineymountain.com Piney Mountain Press, Inc. P.O. Box 86 Cleveland, GA 30528 1-800-255-3127 www.pineymountain.com

TRAINING REQUIRED TO ADMINISTER

CAREER SELF ASSESSMENT-WHERE DO YOU FIT?

No formal training

STREET SURVIVAL SKILLS QUESTIONNAIRE

Grades 5-12 (Sp Ed)

Assesses adaptive behaviors. Each area of functioning is defined and ranked, and a list of strengths and needs within that area of functioning is provided.

No formal training Instructor's manual

VOCATIONAL INTEREST EXPLORATION

Grades 9-12 (Sp Ed)

Interest exploration program. After completing the questionnaire, responses are entered into the computer and matches individual's preferences with a sample of entry-level jobs.

No formal training Instructor's manual

FIRST JOBS POSTER SET

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed)

20 entry-level career interest assessment posters. Effective for visual learners and individuals with limited or no reading skills.

No formal training Instructor's manual

BASIC SKILLS LOCATER TEST

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Assesses individual functional skill levels in math and language. Measures current general educational development and grade level.

No formal training Instructor's manual

CAREER ASSESSMENT BATTERY

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Interest inventory that includes a 40-minute video containing one hundred live action occupational situations. OOH on CD-Rom is included.

No formal training Instructor's manual

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GRADE LEVEL MS-HS (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

DESCRIPTION CD-Rom-students explore learning styles to find at how to improve their study and classroom skills, (Also available in video)

VENDOR SOURCE Piney Mountain Press, Inc. P.O. Box 86 Cleveland, GA 30528 1-800-255-3127 www.pineymountain.com Piney Mountain Press, Inc. P.O. Box 86 Cleveland, GA 30528 1-800-255-3127 www.pineymountain.com Piney Mountain Press, Inc. P.O. Box 86 Cleveland, GA 30528 1-800-255-3127 www.pineymountain.com Piney Mountain Press, Inc. P.O. Box 86 Cleveland, GA 30528 1-800-255-3127 www.pineymountain.com

TRAINING REQUIRED TO ADMINISTER

LEARNING/WORKING STYLES INVENTORY

No formal training

PREVOCATIONAL ASSESSMENT SCREEN

MS-HS (Sp Ed)

Hands-on trained assessment if aptitudes and abilities relating to skills required for success in vocational training.

No formal training Instructor's manual

SCHOOL TO WORK CAREER SURVEY

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Students rate themselves using a 75-statement survey. Helps students identify career options in five broad career pathways.

No formal training Instructor's manual

VOC TIES

Grades 7-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Non-reading interest inventory in video form. Live action video describes 15 common training programs available in most vocational/technical schools.

No formal training Instructor's manual

ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR SCALE-SCHOOL

Grades K-12 (Sp Ed)

Designed to evaluate coping skills important to personal independence and responsibility in daily living. Also assesses social behavior.

PRO ED 8700 Shoal Creek Boulevard Austin, TX 78757-6897 1-800-897-3202 www.proedinc.com

Training Required

CAREER LADDERS FOR CHALLENGED YOUTHS IN TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO ADULT LIFE

Grades10-12 (Sp Ed)

Examples of a STW transition program. Workbook includes weekly lesson plans and a handbook approach to service delivery. Comes with a 12minute video summarizing the program.

PRO ED 8700 Shoal Creek Boulevard Austin, TX 78757-6897 1-800-897-3202 www.proedinc.com

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GRADE LEVEL Grades 8-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

DESCRIPTION Aptitude survey measures six broad aptitude factors directly related to skill and abilities. Interest survey measures 12 interest factors directly related to the occupations listed in the GOE.

VENDOR SOURCE PRO ED 8700 Shoal Creek Boulevard Austin, TX 78757-6897 1-800-897-3202 www.proedinc.com PRO ED 8700 Shoal Creek Boulevard Austin, TX 78757-6897 1-800-897-3202 www.proedinc.com Rick Trow Productions, Inc. P.O. Box 291 New Hope, PA 18938 1-800-247-9404 http://www.careergame.com/ Riverside Publishing 425 Spring Lake Dr. Itasca, IL 60143 1-800-323-9540 http://www.riverpub.com/

TRAINING REQUIRED TO ADMINISTER

OCCUPATIONAL APTITUDE SURVEY AND INTEREST SCHEDULE

No formal training Instructor's manual

WORK ADJUSTMENT INVENTORY

Grades 6-12 (3 grade reading level) (Sp Ed)

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Assesses work related temperaments. Can be used in the development of individual transition plans for students with disabilities and at-risk students.

No formal training Instructor's manual

CAREER EXPLORER

Grades 5-8 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Easy to read, color-coded interest inventory.

No formal training

CAREER GUIDANCE INVENTORY

Grades 9-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Designed to measure interest in post-secondary instructional programs available to students planning to attend a trade, vocational, technical school or community college.

No formal training Interpretive guide

HALL OCCUPATIONAL ORIENTATION INVENTORY (INTERMEDIATE)

Grades 3-7 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Designed to help students learn to make decisions and to understand the rationale of why they make certain decisions.

Scholastic Testing Service, Inc. 480 Meyer Rd. P.O. Box 1056 Bensenville, IL 60106 http://www.ststesting.com/

No formal training Instructor's manual

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GRADE LEVEL Grades 9-Adult (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

DESCRIPTION Questionnaire designed to help explore values and needs, develop a much cleaner mental picture of each, and relate these to life and career goals.

VENDOR SOURCE Scholastic Testing Service, Inc. 480 Meyer Rd. P.O. Box 1056 Bensenville, IL 60106 http://www.ststesting.com/ Scholastic Testing Service, Inc. 480 Meyer Rd. P.O. Box 1056 Bensenville, IL 60106 http://www.ststesting.com/ Syndistar, Inc. 5801 River Road New Orleans, LA 70123 1-800-841-9532 www.syndistar.com

TRAINING REQUIRED TO ADMINISTER

HALL OCCUPATIONAL ORIENTATION INVENTORY (YOUNG ADULT-COLLEGE)

No formal training Instructor's manual

HALL OCCUPATIONAL ORIENTATION INVENTORY FORM II

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Questionnaire designed to build awareness of what is important to student in terms of values, interest, work style and educational and training plans.

No formal training Instructor's manual

GET SET

Grades 9-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

"Get Set for College" and "Get Set for Life" are workbooks that prepare high school students for the future by showing them how to get the most out of their activities now. Get Set CD explores career planning and exploration in an easy to use format Get Set Career Series brochures help teens and adults choose which career path is right for them

No formal training

WORK POWER CAREER AWARENESS

Grades K-3 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Interactive video that emphasizes career awareness. Coloring and activity books included.

Syndistar, Inc. 5801 River Road New Orleans, LA 70123 1-800-841-9532 www.syndistar.com Talent Assessment, Inc. P.O. Box 5087 Jacksonville, FL 32247 1-800-634-1472 http://www.talentassessment.co m/

No formal training Instructor's manual

PICTORIAL INVENTORY OF CAREERS

Grades 8-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Non-reading interest inventory in video form. Emphasis on vocational/technical careers.

No formal training Instructor's manual

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GRADE LEVEL Grades 10-12 (Sp Ed)

DESCRIPTION Job placement for workers with severe disabilities. Job analysis scale is used to determine the extent to which activities or working conditions in the inventory pertain to the job. Worker analysis scale is used to determine the extent to which the worker is able to perform these activities or work under these conditions. Five career assessment and exploration inventories on CD-Rom that include School-toWork, Aptitude Skills, Work Activities, Work Cultures and Career Clusters.

VENDOR SOURCE The Psychological Corporation 555 Academic Court San Antonio, TX 78204 1-800-228-0752 www.psychcorp.com The School Company Department P39 P.O. Box 5379 Vancouver, WA 98668 1-800-543-0998 http://www.schoolco.com/ The School Company Department P39 P.O. Box 5379 Vancouver, WA 98668 1-800-543-0998 http://www.schoolco.com/

TRAINING REQUIRED TO ADMINISTER

TRANSITION TO WORK INVENTORY

No formal training Instructor's manual

MULTIMEDIA OCCUPATIONAL GUIDE FOR OCCUPATIONAL EXPLORATION (GOE) ASSESSMENT PROGRAM PORTFOLIO PARTNER

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

No formal training Instructor's manual

Grades 6-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

Colorful student folders easy to organize and maintain as students work through worksheets and build a complete multi-year career portfolio. Students will know what they have completed, what they have to work on, and what progress they are making toward reaching their career goals.

No formal training Instructor's manual

ARMED SERVICES VOCATIONAL APTITUDE BATTERY (ASVAB)

Grades 11-12 (Sp Ed, Gen Ed)

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), offered free of charge, is a multi-aptitude test battery consisting of ten short individual tests Scores are provided on each of these individual tests, and several individual test results are combined to yield three academic composite scores: Verbal, Math and Academic Ability.

US ARMY Recruiting http://www.goarmy.com/conta ct/

Administered by Armed Services personnel

Contact your local military recruiting office

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Career Guidance Publications Book Title Using Assessment Results for Career Development (5th Ed.) Author/Editor Vernon G. Zunker Debra S. Norris Publisher Brooks/Cole Publishing Company 511 Forest Lodge Road Pacific Grove, CA 93950 www.wadsworth.com Ferguson Publishing Company 200 West Madison Street, Suite 300 Chicago, IL 60606 http://www.fergpubco.com/ Ferguson Publishing Company 200 West Madison Street, Suite 300 Chicago, IL 60606 http://www.fergpubco.com/ JIST Publishing 720 North Park Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46202 1-800-648-5478 www.jist.com JIST Publishing 720 North Park Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46202 1-800-648-5478 www.jist.com JIST Publishing 720 North Park Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46202 1-800-648-5478 www.jist.com

Career Exploration on the Internet

Elizabeth H. Oakes

Free and Inexpensive Career Materials

Elizabeth H. Oakes

Job Search Handbook for People with Disabilities

Dr. Daniel J. Ryan

Occupational Outlook Handbook

U.S. Department of Labor

The Quick Internet Guide to Career Anne Wolfinger and Education Information

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Taking the Road Less Traveled

Developed by the Multistate Academic and Vocational Curriculum Consortium (MAVCC)

MAVCC 1500 West Seventh Avenue Stillwater, OK 74074 1-800-654-3988 http://www.mavcc.org/ Meridian Education Corporation 236 E. Front Street Bloomington, IL 61701 1-800-727-5507 www.meridianeducation.com Motivation Research Corporation Twenty University Drive Nashua, New Hampshire 03063 www.kuder.com National Career Development Association 4700 Reed Road, Suite M Columbus, OH 43220 888-326-1750 http://www.ncda.org/ PRO ED 8700 Shoal Creek Boulevard Austin, TX 78757-6897 1-800-897-3202 www.proedinc.com PRO ED 8700 Shoal Creek Boulevard Austin, TX 78757-6897 1-800-897-3202 www.proedinc.com PRO ED 8700 Shoal Creek Boulevard Austin, TX 78757-6897 1-800-897-3202 www.proedinc.com 15

Children's Dictionary of Occupations

Barbara M. Parramore William E. Hopke Harry N. Drier

The Kuder Book of People Who Like Their Work

John A. Hornaday Lucinda A. Gibson

A Counselor's Guide to Career Assessment Instruments (4th Ed.)

Jerome T. Kapes Edwin A. Whitfield

Assess for Success

Patricia Sitlington

Assessment for Transitions Planning

Gary Clark

Informal Assessments for Transition Planning

Gary M. Clark James R. Patton L. Rozelle Moulton

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