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Programs Offered For Memembers

Career Skills Education Program- CSEP

The Career Skills Education Program (CSEP) provides an easy way for college/postsecondary instructors to ensure that
their students learn the basic employment and life skills that lead to career success. CSEP is grouped into five modules

  • Personal Growth
  • Communication and Technology
  • Career Focus
  • Professional Growth
  • Portfolio Development
Each of the 49 online lessons deals with a different topic of concern to the working individual. In addition to text and
hands-on, interactive graphics, each lesson contains a number of activities to help you develop and test comprehension.

Professional Development Program –PDP

The program covers goal setting, communications, time management, résumé writing, job interviewing, financial,management, teamwork, networking, portfolio development and much more.

PDP provides the tools to strengthen school-based learning, work-based learning and connecting activities as outlined in the School to Work Opportunities Act.
Skills lessons include self-assessments to communications skills, ethics, conflict resolution, government awareness, time management skills, career research and more.
SkillsUSA Iowa is fortunate to have a business partner, Osmundson Mfg of Perry, that will help to cover the cost of a limited number of licenses schools to use both the CSEP and PDP programs in their curriculum.  If you think you would like to pursue, or just want more information, contact  -State Director for details


Following are additional skill-building programs and assessments:

SkillsUSA Career Essentials: Foundations (Career Readiness Curriculum) http://www.careeressentials.org/foundations/

SkillsUSA Career Essentials: Experiences (Professional Development Program (PDP)) http://www.careeressentials.org/experiences/

Assessments (Skill Connect Assessments, SkillsUSA Career Essentials: Assessments) http://www.careeressentials.org/assessments/assessment-areas/

Personal Leadership Inventory http://www.skillsusa.org/programs/personal-leadership-inventory/

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