Phone: (651) 621-7212


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Cheryl Josephson

Welcome to my webpage! I am a reading, work-based learning, and student support teacher at Mounds View High School. Please visit Google Classroom for course materials and assignments. (Parents/Guardians - please contact me if you would like to receive email summaries regarding your student's work in Google Classroom. Learn more about what this entails here.)


Room 168c


Daily Class Schedule:

Period 1.... Reading/Writing Support

Period 2.... Career Skills/OJT

Period 3.... Reading/Writing Support

Period 4.... Work Coordination

Period 5.... Work Coordination

Period 6.... PREP


Course Information

3817 & 3818 CAREER SKILLS

credit value .5 per semester + 1.0 WBL       

grades 10, 11, 12

This course provides students with the skills necessary for securing and maintaining employment. Students will gain employment skills and prepare a post-secondary plan upon completion of the course. Some of the course activities include completing vocational assessments, investigating career options, and creating a postsecondary plan. Guest speakers, employment topics, and post-secondary education options will be discussed on a continuing basis. Students will create a resume, complete job applications, learn interviewing techniques, and gain real-world job skills while working in the building and/or community. 

Students who meet the guidelines for community employment will be eligible to earn up to 1.0 elective credit. The combination of classroom instruction and worksite participation on a paid job site will enhance student learning. The Work Coordinator will work with the student to complete and file necessary forms and materials.