Nine School to Career Competencies*

Boston Public Schools
(Adapted for elementary level students by West Roxbury Reading Raiders)

  1. You need to know how to speak, listen, read, and write.
  2. You need to organize and understand your work.
  3. You need to know when there is a problem and how to fix it.
  4. You need to know how to use a computer.
  5. You need to know how to start and finish a project.
  6. You need to act like a student, look like a student, be on time and learn from your mistakes.
  7. You should be able to work in a group with other people and respect people around you.
  8. You need to understand how a school is organized and how it works.
  9. You need to think about what you want to be when you grow up.

* Skills needed to be successful in the classroom and beyond.

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