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CCC: Explore

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of CCC: Explore, students will be able to:

  • Develop a personal mission statement
  • Describe occupations of interest as potential careers
  • Determine which post-secondary options best fit their career plans
  • Identify school staff who can provide guidance on post-secondary options
  • Explain the reasons for and outcomes of working
  • Contrast needs versus wants when making financial decisions
  • Formulate a plan for saving money for large purchases or expenses
  • Classify various banking and financial products and services

Student Surveys

Please take the appropriate survey as directed by your CCC facilitator.


Student Links

Career Cluster Activity: Click the link below to complete the Career Cluster Activity on the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Career Cluster Activity

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Click the link below to further research your career choices from the Career Cluster Activity.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

High School Pathways: Click the appropriate link below to learn more about the Pathways offered in your school.

Student Activities

Explore Workbook: Please click the link to download a dynamic PDF of the content.

Explore Workbook

Review and Preview: Please click the link to download a dynamic PDF of the content.

Review and Preview

Case Studies: Click on the assigned Case Study PDF to answer the questions in the Optional Activities section of your CCC: Explore workbook.

Student Resources

Visit these websites for more information and to continue researching post-secondary options.


StandByMe® offers free one-on-one support to Delawareans who want to understand more about their money, make good financial decisions, and enjoy choices for savings and loans. One of their programs, the College Funding Project, provides information, resources, and support to help students navigate the financial road leading to post-secondary education.


Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)

The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Delaware Career Resource Network

The Delaware Career Resource Network (DCRN) is located within the Office of Occupational and Labor Market Information (OOLMI) of the Delaware Department of Labor. The information provides a crucial component of successful career decision-making, are published annually in the Delaware Career Compass and Delaware Wages, and in Delaware: Occupation and Industry Projections. To read the Delaware Career Compass online, go to “Our Resources: 9th-12th Grade,” then click “Career Compass.”

Delaware Career Resource Network

Delaware Student Success

Delaware Student Success, created by the Delaware Higher Education Office, is a hub of information to help students prepare for success after high school.

Delaware Student Success

United Way of Delaware

United Way of Delaware works to create lasting change for those most in need through advocacy, strategic partnerships, philanthropy, volunteerism and collective impact. This program has been brought to you by United Way of Delaware in partnership with the State of Delaware and the Delaware Department of Education. United Way of Delaware also runs Delaware 211, our state’s helpline. Every day people call 2-1-1 for assistance with food, housing, health issues, and other important needs.

United Way of Delaware

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