From Ray Cook, Maine Parent Federation
Now is the time to talk about life-after-high-school with your teen. Use your school, public library, the internet, and your guidance office to explore career possibilities. Thinking about possible careers makes planning high school courses and college searches much easier. Career ideas help guide higher education searches.
Any family with a child in high school should discuss money for higher education. If families don’t discuss it, the child could assume it’s just not affordable and give up. There is financial aid available to help make it affordable.
Here are some career search tools you and your child can explore on the Internet: