The Work Ethic Certificate
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The program goals of the Indiana Governor’s Work Ethic Certification are:
- Connect employers to their local school district through a College and Career Readiness Advisory Council designed to create a collaborative partnership that benefits the community.
- Provide students with an understanding of necessary employability skills for today’s in-demand jobs and allow them an opportunity to demonstrate these skills while in high school.
- Provide employers with potential workers who understand the values and importance of responsibility and perseverance in the workplace.
Interested students and parents should meet with their school counselor or college and careers pathway advisor at the end of their junior year or beginning of their senior year to apply for the Work Ethic Certification program.
- Student must have 98% school attendance during their senior year.
- Student can have no more than 4 tardies to school during their senior year.
- Student must have a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA.
- Student can receive no more than one office referral during their senior year.
- Student must perform 6 hours of community service after completion of their junior year but prior to 2 weeks before their graduation.
- During the student’s senior year they, must have an internship, do a job shadow, or participate in a work place tour.
- Student must have 3 signatures verifying they have demonstrated consistent levels of PRIDE: Persistence, Respectfulness, Initiative, Dependability, and Efficiency.
- Student will submit to and pass a random drug test during their senior year of high school.