September 2017 Employment Situation Report

Created: Friday, October 20, 2017

“Montana’s economy is strong, businesses are growing, and more Montanans are working than ever before in our state’s history,” said Governor Bullock. “With strong growth and low unemployment driving up wages, Montana workers across the state are putting more money in their pockets on payday and generating economic activity in their communities.”

Online Job Postings as Economic Data

Created: Friday, October 20, 2017

Online job postings can tell us whether employers are hiring, what occupations are in demand, and what skills are needed to fill jobs.



Montana Economy at a Glance

Created: Friday, October 20, 2017

The Montana Department of Labor & Industry's monthly economic newsletter.



MCIS 10th Grade: My Work Values

Created: Friday, October 20, 2017

My Work Values

Values are powerful motivators. Values influence how we see the world; they deeply affect our choices and our behaviors. understanding your values will help you to better consider your career and life choices and eliminate options or environments that do not fit you. this activity uses the Work Importance Locator.



MCIS Jr 7th Grade: If I Became...

Created: Thursday, October 19, 2017

If I Became...

An occupation is a group of jobs that have many things in common. For example, the people employed in an occupation such as registerd nurse need a common set of skills and abilities. Registered nurses took a common set of courses in high school to prepare for college.



Career Heroes: Firefighter Maze

Created: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Firefighter Maze

Every occupation uses a uniques set of tools. Help the Firefighter Career Hero collect his tools. Taking the route with the firefighter's tools will lead you to the fire.


Alphabet Writing Worksheet Letter L

Created: Monday, October 16, 2017

Alphabet Writing Worksheets are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children.  These worksheets will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning how to write their letters.




MCIS 10th Grade: Looking Inward

Created: Friday, October 13, 2017

Looking Inward

At this point in your life and education, you are able to apply some valuable perspective to your past experiences. Your past can provide insights into your future...insights about your interests, values, abilities, skills, and personality. This activity will review pieces of your life to date, and help you identify the strengths you have shown in the roles you have assumed.



MCIS Jr 7th Grade: Bobilator

Created: Thursday, October 12, 2017


What about an occupation is important to you? Is it important because you are familiar with its name? Because you know someone who works in the occupation?



Career Heroes: Supplemental Activity (Equipment Challenge)

Created: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Equipment Challenge

What tools do you use for your hobbies? Make a list of tools. What would happen if you didn't have those tools?