Career Prosperity Strategies
Pearls Who Prosper
Youth Scholarship Challenge - Scholarship Eligibility Program
High School Juniors
Progress Phase 3: SMART Goals
Statement of Belief
"I Believe That My SMART Goals Produce Career Strategies"
Activity Validation Period: 3 Weeks
(30-Week Project Period)
SMART goals are the specific, measurable, actionable, relevant and time-based results I want to enjoy by the end of the next 12-month period through high school, through college and through work life. So, I must take each goal through the 5-point SMART goal test.
Over the next 3 weeks I will validate this belief by completing the following activities.
Resource: Career Prosperity Guidebook
Section 3: SMART Goals - Total Points Available: 600
The SMART goals judging panel awards points based on rubrics in my guidebook.
Week One High School Goals
Specifies the goal for a particular vision in a way that is 1: specific, 2) measurable, 3) achievable, 4) relevant to career success, 5) time-based How well does it pass the smart goal test.
Week One: High School Goals
Create a SMART goal to be achieved, based on a high school vision, while still in high school. The goal will be converted into a statement. Each goal must be stated in a way that passes the SMART goal test, Each goal must be coded for tracking.
For example, Goal H1: Graduating from high school does not pass the test. But, graduating from high school with a 3.5 GPA, and ___ courses completed, friendships, and other specific, measurable, attainable, relevant to your aspirations statement, Goal C1, Goal W1
SMART Goals Activity 1: I Review This Belief Statement At Least Once Each Week
I open my PWP Brochure and read to myself the above SMART goals belief statement.
SMART Goals Practice B: I Convert Each High School Aspiration Into a High School SMART Goal
Using the goal setting template in my brochure, I document each high school goal. These are the goals I want to accomplish before I graduate from high school.
SMART Goals Practice C: I Convert Each College Aspiration Into a SMART Goal
SMART Goals Practice D: I Convert Each Adult Work Life Aspiration Into a SMART Goal
SMART Goals Practice E: I Share My Goals With Family, Friends and Teachers By The Deadline Date