In Unit #4, the students will focus on education and training beyond high school. They
will investigate ways to select the best training available to them. The class will learn
what to look for when choosing what type of training they will need and what to
consider when selecting a school or institute to attend. They will examine job and
market trends to determine their employability upon completion of their training.
Students will also research ways to finance their education and training. The class will
also determine the cost of their education and/or training at the specific institution they
plan to attend. They will learn how to apply for scholarships, grants, and other kinds of
|Unit #4 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Monday, Oct. 3
Tuesday, Oct. 4
Wednesday, Oct. 5
Thursday, Oct. 6
Friday, Oct. 7
Monday, Oct. 10
Tuesday, Oct. 11
Wednesday, Oct. 12
Thursday, Oct. 13
Friday, Oct. 14
|**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
|Review & Prepare for Unit #4 TEST
|These two days will be used
to review the information
and skills presented in this
unit and measure the
|Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
Without the 30% Discount
PFL.15 College and postsecondary education and training. The student recognizes the costs and benefits of various types of college,
postsecondary education, and training. The student is expected to: and community colleges; and
(A) analyze the relationship between education and training and earnings;
(B) identify types of costs associated with college, postsecondary education, and training;
(C) compare costs among postsecondary education and training institutions such as public universities, private universities, certification programs,
(D) analyze the quality of education investment using measures such as academic reputation, selectivity and rigor in a chosen area of study, averagePFL.16 College and postsecondary education and training. The student understands various options for paying for college, postsecondary
starting salary of students graduating in chosen field, and likelihood of student graduation.
education, and training. The student is expected to:E.21 Personal financial literacy. The student understands the various methods available to pay for college and other
(A) understand how, why, and when to complete grant and scholarship applications and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
provided by the U.S. Department of Education;
(B) research various sources of funds for postsecondary education and training, including student loans, grants and scholarships, and other sources
such as work-study and military programs; and
(C) analyze the advantages and disadvantages of various sources of funds for postsecondary education and training, including student loans, grants
and scholarships, and other sources such as work-study and military programs.
postsecondary education and training. The student is expected to:
(A) Understand how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) provided by the United States Department of Education.
(B) Research and evaluate various scholarship opportunities such as those from state governments, schools, employers, individuals, private companies,
nonprofits, and professional organizations.
(C) Analyze and compare student grant options.
(D) Analyze and compare student loan options, including private and federal loans.
(E) Research and evaluate various work-study program opportunities.
(F) Investigate nontraditional methods of paying for college or postsecondary education and training.
Paying for College
Choosing a College
Applying to Colleges
Monday, Oct. 17
Tuesday, Oct. 18
Wednesday, Oct. 19
Thursday, Oct. 20
Friday, Oct. 21
Applying for Aid (FAFSA)
Researching Student Loans
Understanding Student Loans
Monday, Oct. 24
Tuesday, Oct. 25
Wednesday, Oct. 26
Thursday, Oct. 27
Friday, Oct. 28
Columbus Day - No Classes
Columbus Day - No Classes