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Resources

 

ACTE

DECA – Nebraska

EcEdWeb UNO
FBLA – Nebraska
MarkED Resource Center

National Academy Foundation 

National Career Academy Coalition

NBEA

NE Dept of Ed – Business/Marketing - IT

NETA
NSBEA
OPS Online Information
Middle School Curriculum for Careers

www.naf.org

www.ncacinc.com

As a student you should ask yourself these questions:

  • What is your direction for life?
  • What is the direction of your education & career planning?
  • What direction will your education take after high school?
  • How does your course work fit into your career & educational plans?
  • What components of your life make up your Personal Learning Plan?
**The resources listed here (compiled from the OPS A+ Career PREP site) serve as a place to realize direction and purpose in the career & educational planning process.



Graduation Requirements for High School

Students and parents are encouraged to study the Omaha Public Schools graduation requirements listed below and plan a program of study to make certain all graduation requirements are met.  Students need to set high goals and take full advantage of the academic opportunities available to them during high school.

These are minimum graduation requirements, and students are encouraged to take more than the minimum.  It is important for students to set up Personal Learning Plans that encompass their academic, educational, and career goals.  Read the individual high school course guides to become more familiar with coursework needed to prepare for post-secondary educational and career opportunities.  Individual OPS high school course opportunities may be viewed at individual school websites.

Subject Area Credit Requirements for Graduation
English 8 Credits
Social Studies 7 Credits
Mathematics 6 Credits
Science 6 Credits
Physical Education 4 Credits
Human Growth & Development* 1 Credit
Electives 17 Credits
Total            49 Credits

 

*Students may opt out of Human Growth & Development with parental permission.  A signed waiver is required.