Davison Career & Technical Education

Learning Today, Earning Tomorrow.

Mr. Ames
Marketing Program
mames@davisonschools.org 

Ms. Woodruff
Business Management Administration Program
ewoodruff@davisonschools.org 

Mr. McCollum
Engineering Program
mmccollum@davisonschools.org

Mr. Michalik
Automotive Program
amichalik@davisonschools.org

Mr. Scott
Digital Broadcasting & Television Program
rscott@davisonschools.org

Mr. Binkley
CTE Coordinator, Computer Science Program
dbinkley@davisonschools.org

Mrs. Tomczak
Davison Early College &
Career Placement Coordinator
atomczak@davisonschools.org

Mrs. Heath
Health Science
lheath@davisonschools.org

Career Center News

October 22, 2015

NEWS - NEWS - NEWS!!!!

Want to hear more about job opportunities, college visits, military visits, community service hours available, and career center news – Join the CRC Remind 101.  Enter 81010 and text @1460e for the latest news.

Davison Early College provided by Mott Community College

Attention all SOPHOMORES and parents!  Discover how you can DREAM even bigger with the Davison Early College program provided by Mott.  Save Money!  Get a jump start on college courses!  Explore a career!  Tons of opportunities!  

Information/Orientation Meeting

When:  October 28th from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  • 5:30 - 6:00 pm Davison High School Overview
  • 6:00 - 7:00 pm Mott Community College Orientation
  • 7:00 - 7:30 pm Application Process/Q & A

Place:  Davison High School AMR

What do  you need to bring?

  • Photo id (required for application process)
  • Your social security number (required for application)

Mott will be providing you with pizza - Come see what the future holds!

College Information

Grand Valley State University has three dates in October/November for their open house.  Visit www.gvsu.edu/visit to schedule a visit.

Mott Community College is hosting a COLLEGE NIGHT on October 29th from 6-7:30 pm at Ballenger Field House.  A great opportunity to visit over 50 colleges & universities.  They will have a financial workshop at 7pm and information on Dual Enrollment.  GREAT Opportunity.

U of M Flint has “Fall Previews Saturday’s” - Tour the campus, talk to current students & faculty. October 10, October 24 and November 14 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Baker College has up to $6,400 in scholarships available.  Come pick up more information in the career center.

MSU fall visit days at James Madison College.  For more information and registration, see www.jmc.msu.edu/visit

  • Friday, October 9th
  • Friday, October 30th
  • Wednesday, November 11th

Delta College - Not sure what career path to choose?  Attend Career Pathways at Delta College and learn from are professionals on Friday, October 23rd from 8am - noon on the main campus.

Lawrence Tech announces Blue Devil Days and Exploration Day.  Exploration Day is on Friday, October 16th from 8 am - 1 pm.  Register at at www.explorationday.ltu.edu  Blue Devil Days is on Saturday, Novermber 7th and December 5th from 9:30 am-1:30 pm.  Register at www.bluedevildays.ltu.edu

College Preparation

Some great sites to check out for preparing for college.  Check out the following:

http://www.itsmilife.com/college-application-week/

https://www.petersons.com/college-search/planning-list-students-parents.aspx

https://admissions.msu.edu/documents/CollegePlanningGuide.pdf

Scholarships

See tower in the Guidance Office for the following scholarships:

Harpham Nursing Scholarship (March 3, 2016)

The Michael Houghtaling Memorial Scholarship (March 16, 2016)

Pioneer State Mutual Ins. Merit Scholarship-Business Majors (March 3, 2015)

The Davison Eagles Club Scholarship (March 9, 2015)

Davison Odd Fellows Scholarship (March 7, 2016)

The Paul A. Webster Memorial Scholarship (March 9, 2016)

The Beatrice K. Brand Memorial Scholarship (March 16, 2016)

Davison Education Association (March 11, 2016)

Ronald McDonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship Program (Jan 20, 2016)

City of Davison Source Water Protection Program (Apr 15, 2016)

Van Gilder Family Foundation Scholarship (March 7, 2016)

Davison American Legion School Award Medal Program (March 1, 2016)

The Larry Lieske Memorial Scholarship (March 16, 2016)

Harris Eye Care Scholarship (March 9, 2016)

Edna Diehl Memorial Scholarship (May 2, 2016)

Brian Beck Scholarship (March 18, 2016)

Military Branch Visits

Attention Juniors & Seniors.  You will not receive a pass - it is your responsibility to receive permission from your teacher before attending a college visit.  Please sign up in the career center.

Interested in a specific military branch, please see Mrs. Tomczak in Career Center to get information.

Research a military branch - http://todaysmilitary.com/

US Navy

October 8th

9:45 a.m.

Career Center

Marines

October 12th

9:45 a.m.

Career Center

Air Force

October 13th

9:45 a.m.

Career Center

College Administration Visits

College Night @ Parent Teacher Conferences

During Parent/Teacher conferences this year, we will be hosting a college night.  Area colleges will be here on Wednesday from 4:30-6:30 pm.  This is a great time to stop by and gather some information regarding different colleges.  Take advantage of this opportunity!

Attention Junior and Seniors – Now is the time to check out local colleges.  Some local college representatives will be coming to our High School to give a presentation.  Check out our college board in the career center for the latest colleges visiting our school.

You must sign up in the career center prior to the date the college will be here.  You must have teacher permission to leave the classroom.   The list below will change frequently, please stop back to view the updated list.  Here is the list of the college visits scheduled:

Time or Date Change noted in RED.

College/University

Date

Time

Place

Saginaw Valley State

Tuesday, Oct 6

9:45 am

Auditorium

Eastern Michigan

Tuesday, Oct 6

12:20 pm

Auditorium

Michigan State

Thursday, Oct 15

10:45 am

Auditorium

Alma College

Tuesday, Oct. 13

9:00 am

Career Center

Ferris State

Friday, Oct 16

9:45 am

Auditorium

Northern Michigan University

Friday, Oct 23

8:40 am

Career Center

Lake Superior

Tuesday, October 27

7:30 am

Career Center

University of Detroit Mercy

Tuesday, October 27

9:45 am

Career Center

Spring Arbor University

Wednesday, October 28

10:15 am

Career Center

Central Michigan

Tuesday, Nov 3rd

9:45 am

Auditorium

Kettering

Thursday, Nov 5

7:45 am

Career Center

 Davenport University

 Monday, Nov 9

 1:30 pm

 Career Center

Western Michigan

Wednesday, Nov 11

10:56 am

Auditorium

Community Service Hours Available

Friends of the Davison Area Library Book Sale needs your help.  Located at 203 E 4th St, Davison Michigan 48423.  Duties for all shifts available - bagging books, counting books and adding up the cost, and answering occasional questions/directing questions to the volunteer in charge.  See the shifts available in the career center.  

Reminder, any summer community service hours, should be turned into the career center by October 9th to earn your hour.

Are you interesting in tutoring students at Hahn?  There are students that would love your help.  Sign up in the career center.

The Davison Pumpkin Festival is looking for Volunteers for both Friday & Saturday Oct 9th & 10th. There will be a Volunteer Meeting, Tuesday Oct 6th at 6pm Downtown at Living Grace Community Church to go over the help we need. Students please contact Diana Millington at 810-931-0483.  Sign up sheet is available in the career center.

 

Lake Callis is looking for volunteers Saturday, October 3rd from 11:30 am- 5:30 pm.  Please contact Corey at 214-1810 or email him at cclark@davisontwp-mi.org

Great Pumpkin 5k Run/Walk is scheduled for Saturday, October 10th at Cardinal Stadium. If you are interested in helping with this event, please sign up in the career center.  Volunteers needed for the day to help with registration and help guide walkers/runners for the race.  

Wonderfully Wicked Woods – October 24 from 11-6 to help with set up and tear down.  Help with games, crafts, hand out candy, toys, snacks.  Come dressed in kid friendly costumes.  15 volunteers need.  Please sign up in career center.

St. John’s Family Center is looking for volunteers for their Family
Center Welcome Desk.  You must be 16 year of age or older.  Please contact Tina Simmonds at 810-652-0304 or
tsimmonds@stjohndavison.org 

Gates is seeking 2 volunteers for the PTO meetings.  They start at 6:30 pm and last 1-2 hours.  Dates are listed in the career center - Please sign up.

Did you know you can view how many community service hours you have through Parent/Student Vue?  You can not access from app only the full website.

Follow steps below:

  • Log onto www.davisonschools.org 
  • Click on parent vue/student vue
  • Log in
  • Click Course History (Left Column)
  • Click on Graduation Status (Right Side up top)
  • Hours are located on the bottom of the sheet

Career Exploration Available

Are you interested in a FREE FILMMAKING WORKSHOP?  U of M Flint is offering a workshop program that begins on October 17th.  What a great opportunity for those of you interested in this career pathway - it’s FREE!  Pick-up information in the career center.

Are you interested in exploring the medical field?  Hurley Healthcare Career Day Program is a GREAT opportunity.  You will visit the hospital to learn more about the various occupations of healthcare.  Pick up information regarding this program in the career center.  

Co-Op & Teacher Cadets 

Be sure to join 2015 Co-Op and Teacher Cadet Remind 101.

TEACHER CADET - to receive a message via text, text @2015cad to 81010.  

Co-Op - to receive a message via text, text @449ef to 81010.

Schoology ACCESS CODES:  Log into www.schoology.com  If you do not have a schoology account, you will need to create one.  If you have an account already, just join the course below:

TEACHER CADET    4CDGT-JXM6B

Co-Op                        55B2F-6ST8S

ASVAB Testing

Armed Service Vocational Aptitude Battery Test

Testing date is Thursday, October 29th starting at 7:30 a.m.  

Reminder - this test does not have military obligation it is an Aptitude test - valuable for career exploration

This is open to 10th - 11th - 12th grade students only.

Please sign up in the career center for this test.  

How can I improve my test scores?

  • A free online program to help you boost your testing skills and overall confidence and includes:
  • Math and verbal skill
  • Science- earth biology, chemistry, physics
  • Study skills and language arts
  • SAT/ACt program information
  • College planning tips
  • College Readiness Course
  • Enter “ASVAB” in the search box
  • Pick up an overview guide in the Career Center

Looking for a pre-employability leadership program, Teen Quest will be here!

January 11 - February 11, 2016 from 3:00 - 5:00 pm at Davison High School Rm 212

What is TEEN QUEST?

Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce offers a pre-employability leadership training to high school students, who are currently 14-18 years of age and in grade 9-12 in the 2015/2016 school year.  Successful completion of this training program will be your entry to apply to the 2016 Summer Youth Initiative Job Fair and access to other employment opportunities throughout the year.

Application’s available on career wall outside of career center.  Completed applications should be returned to the career center.

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