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TED Talks Education

Watch some of the world’s leading thought leaders who share a deep commitment to addressing the high school dropout crisis deliver short, high-impact talks on the theme of teaching and learning.

Florida College Access Network

Florida College Access Network webinars highlight innovative practices that support FCAN’s mission of ensuring all Floridians have the opportunity to achieve an education beyond high school and prosper in Florida’s dynamic economy.

HSHT Workshops, Tours, & Trips

HSHT Business Development Competition Student Workshops

HSHT Lesson Plans [PDF]

Skills to Pay the Bills [PDF]

This engaging curriculum focuses on teaching “soft” or workforce readiness skills to youth, including youth with disabilities. The curriculum was created for professionals to use with youth ages 14 to 21 in both in-school and out-of-school environments as an introduction to workplace interpersonal and professional skills.

Career Cruiser – Counselor Guide

A career exploration resource used to promote career development for students. It provides self-assessment activities to assist students in thinking about the relationship between personal interests and career goals. Charts display sample occupations in 17 career clusters. Occupational descriptions, average earnings, and minimum educational level required for the job are also listed.

Khan Academy

The Khan library contains videos that cover K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer. Counselors and teachers have unprecedented visibility into what their students are learning and doing on the Khan Academy.

Practical Money Skills for Life

This dynamic financial literacy curriculum for 9 – 12 graders features engaging design, student-centered activities, research projects, discussion points, and tools and resources–all designed to engage students in learning the personal finance skills they need to succeed in life after high school.

Florida Trend’s Next for Counselors & Teachers

Classroom activities that coordinate with articles with Florida Trend’s NEXT, a guide to life after high school in Florida. The magazine has been created to help teens “Get Ready, Set and Go” for their goals and a successful future.

Teaching Networking Skills: Paving a Way to Jobs and Careers

Networking, or connecting with people who may be able to help with career exploration or point to others who may help, is a learned skill that most students need to develop. Students are frequently reluctant or don't think to tap into their networks for assistance and guidance. This curriculum helps students to develop and refine their networking skills in order to approach these important sources of information for career exploration and job possibilities.

Money Smart

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) provide this too to make it easier for schools to bring financial education into the classroom by developing a one-stop-shop for educators.  Here you will find tools to help you teach financial education including lesson plans, videos, and other resources.

My Next Move

O*NET’s career exploration site allows students to explore by key words, specific industries, or student interests.

My Career Shines

MyCareerShines can help you land the career of your dreams. Learn about yourself. Explore careers. Make a plan for education. Prepare for work. It all starts here.


Code.org: Code.org increases diversity in computer science by reaching students of all backgrounds where they are — at their skill-level, in their schools, and in ways that inspire them to keep learning.  This site includes resources for educators, students, and parents including lessons plans and opportunities to learn computer coding.

Strategies for Effective Workshops [DOC]

Tips for Preparing Guest Speakers and Tour Host [DOC]

Trips and Tours Policy [PDF]

Other Resources

Internships & Business Support