Career Academy

A New Elective at GPHS

Learn 21st Century Tech Skills in Career Academy!

Although you will be learning many traditional facets of career building, you want to stand out in a crowd. Career Academy will show you how to do that. Among other things, you will learn how to create a digital portfolio, a video introduction, and a digital résumé.

Take Care of Career Related Learning Experiences

You know those CRLEs that you need to complete to graduate? You can get most of them through this class.

Get the Tools and Skills Necessary to Succeed in the Work Force While Exploring Future Careers!

What are Some of the Things You Will Learn to Do?

  • Write a career narrative
  • Write a cover letter
  • Write a traditional résumé
  • Create a digital résumé
  • Learn to dress for success
  • Make an introductory movie
  • Participate in a mock interview with a local business person
  • Participate in a Skype interview
  • Create a digital career portfolio that you can take with you after graduating
  • Job Shadow

One of Your Instructors for Career Academy

Rita Phillips:
Mrs. Phillips has taught English and Social Studies in 6 districts around Oregon for 32 years. She has a real passion for teaching good writing skills and exploring new technology to help students succeed in the work place.

Another Instructor for Career Academy

Kristi Dimmick:
Mrs. Dimmick has taught business classes for 3 years at Grants Pass High School. She is also the advisor for the very successful FBLA Club.