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    Janie Valentine Puryear 
    Career Development Coordinator 
    Special Populations Coordinator
    Career and College Promise Coordinator (Dual Enrollment) 

    Greetings from the Career Development Coordinator
    My name is Janie Puryear. I am the Career Development Coordinator for Currituck County Schools. I am housed at Currituck County High School and I work directly with the guidance staff and the Career and Technical Education staff to best prepare our students for their futures. I am excited to be a part of your student's life,  as he or she plans for the future. The opportunities are tremendous for our students and it  is my goal to help your student to maximize his or her potential.

    I have been in the field of education for 32 years as a teacher and school counselor. I am a graduate of Centre College of Kentucky with a B.A. in Spanish and Education. I taught for ten years before enrolling in the school counselor graduate program. I received a Master of Arts in Education from East Carolina University. It is my pleasure and passion to assist your student with educational and career planning. 
     What does the Career Development Coordinator do?
     The career counseling process has many stages. The Career Development Coordinator will help you to proceed through the phases of career exploration and provide guidance through the process. Career Counseling can be extensive and the services range from self  assessments to an actual job application process. There are many facets of Career Counseling.  Check them out!
    • Self Assessment
    • Career Exploration
    • Job Search Information
    • Resume Writing
    • Development of a 4 year plan
    • Appropriate course selection and planning
    • Interviewing skills
     Career and College Promise (Dual Enrollment)
    Rising juniors and seniors now have the opportunity to take college classes for high school and college credit. Check out the attached link for steps to this process.Dual Enrollment Steps 
    Interested in the military?
    Please make an appointment to talk about career goals and your interest in the military. I will coordinate meetings with our military recruiters. 


Last Modified on September 2, 2016