Counseling Seminars

  • Counseling Seminars

    As part of the Career Development Program at Brighton High School, the Counseling Department will meet with all students in small seminar groups to discuss topics listed below. Through these seminars, we will stress the importance of decision-making and post high-school planning. This curriculum helps students gain knowledge of themselves, options after high school, skills needed to get there & resources available to support their decisions. 

    9th Grade

    • Introduction of the role of the High School Counselor to support academic, career and socialemotional development
    • Introduction of post-secondary options
    • Resume building
    • Multiple Intelligence assessment & career exploration
    • Recognizing signs of stress/anxiety, introduction of coping strategies
    • Introduction of regents exams & test-taking strategies

    10th Grade

    • Review of post-secondary options
    • Resume building
    • Strengths Explorer Assessment & Career Interest Inventory
    • Career exploration and post-secondary training requirements
    • Introduction to programs at Eastern Monroe Career Center
    • Understanding personal career values 

    11th Grade

    • Resume building
    • Narrowing down post-secondary options
    • Career exploration
    • Post-secondary training requirements - researching college, military, trade schools, etc.
    • Review of standardized testing
    • College/job application requirements 

    12th Grade

    • Transcript & graduation review
    • Post-secondary planning:
      • Application requirements & deadlines
      • BHS application procedures & deadlines
      • Review of resources
      • Financial aid & scholarships 

Junior Seminar (Spring Semester)

Freshman Seminar (Spring Semester)