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As middle school teachers and counselors, you know that the middle school years are important. During the middle school years, students build visions of what they desire to do in their lives as they contribute to the society.

With your help, students remain open to new career ideas and possibilities.

As you work with students, students do not make premature career choices or career preparations. For students, middle school is a time to build career awareness.

Middle school teachers are looking for products that clarify thoughts, integrate new knowledge, and promote critical thinking. Teachers present new information so that the concepts are more thoroughly and easily understood.

Middle school career education tools should improve –

  • Attention Span and Concentration: holds audience’s attention and helps people absorb information
  • Memory Skills and Understanding: improves ability to absorb information
  • Speed of Learning: reduces the time it takes to complete career tests.

Middle school career education tools introduce your students careers and interests. The graphics and visuals hold your students’ attention. The tools uses career kid self-by-step activities, tests, posters, games, and activities. Middle school career resources provide excellent ways to explore careers. The resources show the relationship between interest areas and careers. Middle school career awareness programs use age appropriate materials that match the developmental levels of the students. Age appropriate activities expose students to a variety of –

  • Different jobs
  • Career information sources
  • The reasons why people work

Programs also incorporate academic career pathways into classroom activities. After completing a middle school career awareness program, students have –

  • Higher grades
  • Higher academic achievement
  • Improved school involvement, as well as
  • An increase in career awareness exploration, personal, and interpersonal skills

In addition, the students complete more complex courses and have a higher graduation rate from high school.

In summary, in middle school career programs, students:

  • Learn and apply the academic material
  • Know and value self
  • Build self-esteem and confidence
  • Identify interests and build relationships between the school environment and the work force
  • Build academic, communication, problem solving, and social skills
  • Increase awareness of the need for future jobs skills
  • See the connections between learning in school, academic skills, job related skills, and careers
  • See career possibilities
  • See themselves as a future contributor to the job force
  • Receive empowerment
  • Build self-determination

Overview of Middle school Career Education Program

The Paint Careers With Colors Program is VISUAL learning techniques and career test for kids that use colors to represent Holland Codes and Paint Careers With Colors Codes.

The Paint Careers With Colors Kids Career System clarifies thoughts, integrates new knowledge, and promotes critical thinking. New concepts are more thoroughly and easily understood.

The Paint Careers With Colors Kids Program organizes and analyzes information. Children, youth, and adults –

  • See how Holland Codes are connected to careers
  • Realize how careers can be grouped and organized

The Paint Careers With Colors System also improves –

  • Attention Span and Concentration: holds audience’s attention and helps people absorb information
  • Memory Skills and Understanding: improves ability to absorb information
  • Speed of Learning: reduces the time it takes to complete career tests.

Use the Paint Careers With Colors System at –

  • Schools
  • Boys and Girls Clubs
  • YMCA/ YWCA Programs
  • Afterschool Programs
  • Kids Go To Work Days
  • Career Days
  • Summer School Programs

The Paint Careers With Colors Kids System is an excellent career test for Middle school students and for other people –

  • Who are In ESL/GED programs
  • Who have limited reading ability
  • Who have limited knowledge of English
  • Who are developmentally delayed
  • Who are learning disabled
  • Who have special needs
  • Who have limited access to education
  • Who are chronically unemployed

Preview the Paint Careers With Colors Program

Paint Careers With Colors Model


Paint  Careers With Colors Model

There are two versions – the RIASEC Version and the Children’s Version.

The RIASEC Version is for Middle School students. For Middle School students, the RIASEC Version should be used with the Self-Directed Search Career Explorer.


Paint Careers With Colors Kids Career Test


The Paint Careers With Colors Kids Job Test uses self-by-step activities, career games for Kids, and kids activities for career choices to highlight Holland Codes or Colors to Careers Codes. On each page, you choose the careers that you like or are interested in.

kid career test

At the end of the job test for kids, you summarize your results. The Summary Sheet identifies your Holland Codes or Colors to Careers Codes.

kid career test
kid career test


The Paint Careers With Colors Kids Career Test comes with a Colors to Careers Career Model and Colors to Careers Code or Holland Code Descriptions.  The graphics hold your attention as you identify your career interests.

Career Test comes with –

  • Children Test
  • Children Test Guide
  • Photo Test
  • Photo Test Guide
  • RIASEC Test
  • RIASEC Test Guide


Colors to Careers Posters

kid career test

Over three hundred (300) Colors to Careers Posters feature graphics, Holland Codes, and Colors to Careers Codes.

Colors to Careers Poster Color Key

kid career test

The Colors to Careers Color Chart shows all of the information listed on the posters –

  • Job Titles
  • Career Color Codes
  • 3 letter Holland Codes
  • Colors to Careers Poster Numbers


Paint Careers With Colors Promotional Starter Kit


Use the Starter Kit to promote the Paint Careers With Colors System.

The Starter Kit helps teachers, counselors, and parents prepare for a Paint Careers With Colors System.


Guide to  Unlock Your Potential Curriculum


Career Resource Guide


The Career Resource Guide (Internet Resources for Teachers, Counselors, Parents, Adults, and Teens) covers –

1. Look at Exploring Careers Web Sites

  • CURRICULUM
  • CAREER INFORMATION
  • SCIENCE CAREER GROUP
  • SPECIFIC CAREERS — SCIENCE

2. Look at Exploring Careers Books


Guide to Unlock Your Potential Curriculum 2009


This Guide to Unlock Your Potential Curriculum provides strategies to motivate students to expand their knowledge of themselves and the world of work.


Unlock Your Treasure – Children


The Children’s version of the Unlock Your Treasure Chest Guide to Career Exploration is used in conjunction with the Self Directed Search Career Explorer and the Paint Careers With Colors System (Children’s and RIASEC Version).

Training Manual


The Training Manual provides detailed step-by-step instructions to administer and implement the different aspects of the Paint Careers With Colors System.


bingo cards


Flash Cards and Bingo Cards Sets


The Flash Card Set has –

  • Flash Cards – Adults Version
  • Flash Cards – Children Version

The Bingo Cards has –

  • Bingo Card Set – Children Version
  • Bingo Master – Children Version
  • Bingo Master Cutouts – Children Version
  • Bingo Instruction Sheet – Children Version
  • Bingo Card Set – RIASEC Version
  • Bingo Master – RIASEC Version
  • Bingo Master Cutouts – RIASEC Version
  • Bingo Instruction Sheet – RIASEC Version


analyzer


Paint Careers With Colors Poster Analyzer


The Analyzer program is an alternative to the paper and pencil model of RIASEC Paint Careers With Colors.


Paint Careers With Colors CD ROM Collection


Preview the four (4) Paint Careers With Colors CD Collection.


  • Foundational CD-ROM
  • Bonus CD-ROM Number 1 – Training Resources
  • Bonus CD-ROM Number 2 – Promotional Starter Kit Materials
  • Bonus CD-ROM Number 3 – Holland Codes Toolkit
  • Bonus CD-ROM Number 4 – Presentational Materials

Here is a detailed outline of the Paint Careers With Colors CD Collection.

Foundational CD-ROM

1. Career Test – Children & RIASEC – Revising

  • Children Test
  • Children Test Guide
  • Photo Test
  • Photo Test Guide
  • RIASEC Test
  • RIASEC Test Guide

2. Color Key

  • Color Key -RIASEC Version
  • Color Key –RIASEC Alphabetized Version
  • Color Key-Children Version
  • Color Key-Children2-Alphabetized Version
  • Color Key-Photo . Version
  • Color Key-Photo-Alphabetized Version

3. Posters

  • Children Version
  • Leaders Version
  • RIASEC Version
  • Photo Posters
  • Poster Card Instruction Sheet-2009 – Photo Version
  • Poster Card Instruction Sheet-2009 – RIASEC Version
  • Poster Card Instruction Sheet-2009-children Version

4. Introduction

  • Overview
  • RIASEC VS Children Table
  • Fact Sheets
  • Paint Careers With Colors Wheel – Children
  • Paint Careers With Colors Wheel – RIASEC
  • RIASEC & Children Model Table

Bonus CD-ROM Number 1 – Training Resources

1. Career Resource Guide
2. Curriculum 2009
3. Unlock Your Treasure – Children
4. Training Manual
5. Mini-Posters – Children’s Version

  • Mini Posters Labels
  • Mini Posters Instructions
  • Mini Posters Scoring Sheet

6. Career and Holland Game

Bonus CD-ROM Number 2 – Promotional Starter Kit Materials

1. Brochure
2. Labels – Children Codes
3. Labels – RIASEC Codes
4. Flyer – Adults
5. Flyer – Children
6. Name Tags
7. News Release
8. Poster
9. Tent Cards

Bonus CD-ROM Number 3 – Holland Codes Toolkit CD-ROM

1. Analyzer
2. Flash Cards

  • Flash Cards – Adults Version
  • Flash Cards – Children Version

3. Bingo Cards

  • Bingo Card Set – Children Version
  • Bingo Master – Children Version
  • Bingo Master Cutouts – Children Version
  • Bingo Instruction Sheet – Children Version
  • Bingo Card Set – RIASEC Version
  • Bingo Master – RIASEC Version
  • Bingo Master Cutouts – RIASEC Version
  • Bingo Instruction Sheet – RIASEC Version


Purpose of Middle School Career Education Program


Preview Paint Careers With Colors products –

  • To build awareness, knowledge, and understanding of the Paint Careers With Colors System, career assessments, occupational posters, training materials, powerpoint tools, and marketing resources
  • To present Paint Careers With Colors System to other teachers, counselors, educators, trainers, and parents


Benefits of the Middle School Career Education Program


Preview the Paint Careers With Colors products at your own pace.

Evaluate the Paint Careers With Colors resources before purchasing the CD Collection.

Access lessons that provide key information and samples of the different parts of the Paint Careers With Colors System.

After completing all of the lessons and quizzes in the Paint Careers With Colors Preview Program, you can –

  • Purchase the Paint Careers With Colors CD Collection.
  • Possess knowledge and the skills necessary to implement the Paint Careers With Colors Program.


Middle School Career Education Program Contents


After joining the Middle School Career Education Program, you will have access to the following Paint Careers With Colors Lessons, Activities, and Samples

  • Unit 1 Lesson 1 – Overview
  • Unit 1 Lesson 2 – Fact Sheets
  • Unit 1 Lesson 3 – Career Model
  • Unit 1 Lesson 4 – Alphabetized Product List
  • Unit 1 Lesson 5 – Step by Step Guide
  • Unit 1 Lesson 6 – Educational Games
  • Unit 2 Lesson 1 – Foundational CD-ROM
  • Unit 2 Lesson 2 – Kids Job Test
  • Unit 2 Lesson 3 – Occupational Posters
  • Unit 3 Lesson 1 – Training Resources CD-ROM
  • Unit 4 Lesson 1 – Promotional Starter Kit CD-ROM
  • Unit 5 Lesson 1 – Holland Codes Toolkit CD-ROM
  • Unit 6 Lesson 1 – Powerpoint Presentation CD-ROM

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