Presentation on theme: "Academic and Career Planning for College and Career-Ready Graduates"— Presentation transcript:
1 Academic and Career Planning for College and Career-Ready Graduates
2 Wisconsin Statute (59)Authorizes DPI to create administrative rule with requirements for ACP services for all students in grades 6-12 byIncludes $1.1 million in funding for software technology and professional development supporting statewide implementation of ACP. The state would set up the IT infrastructure needed for ACP implementation and train school district staff in its use.The state would provide guidance, training, and technical assistance to school districts and school district staff on how to implement model ACPs.
3 4-Year Plan (Traditional) A Shift4-Year Plan (Traditional)ACP (Now)Product-basedProcess-basedHS Graduation = End pointHS Graduation = Check point4-year plan of coursesnavigational tool for students from grade 6-12 and beyondStudent “on own” for its developmentStudent-driven with collaboration(mentor and parents)Career development is only the school counselor’s jobCareer development is a systematic, whole-school responsibility
4 ACPs Process and Product Product Process Dynamic Rigorous ComprehensiveProcessRigorousEngagingOngoingStudent drivenAn ongoing process that uses a tool to actively engage students to:develop an understanding of his or her selfcreate a vision of his or her futuredevelop individual goalsprepare a personal plan for achieving the vision and goalsA product that documents and reflects students’:coursework, learning and assessment resultspost-secondary plans aligned to career goalsrecord of college and career readiness skills.
5 Each Student’s ACP process Who am I? (KNOW)What do I want to do? (EXPLORE)How do get I there? (PLAN)Let’s GO! (GO)
6 ACP Process Components KNOWSelf awareness & exploration activitiesIndividual goal-setting
7 ACP Process Components EXPLORECareer awareness assessmentCareer research & postsecondary training optionsConnect a student’s middle and high school instructional activities with the education and preparation needed to successfully enter a particular field of interest
8 ACP Process Components PLANWork-based learning opportunitiesExtra-curricular and community-based learning experiencesFinancial plan to cover cost of postsecondary
9 ACP Process Components GOAdapt/Modify regularlyIntentional Sequence of CoursesPersonal GoalsCareer GoalsACP Conferencing
10 Grid of Process/Product Components of Academic & Career Planning KnowExplorePlanGoIndividual Exploration ActivitiesCareer Exploration ActivitiesPlanning ActivitiesManagement ActivitiesWriting Personal ReflectionsPersonality AssessmentLearning Style AssessmentCareer Interest InventoriesSetting Career GoalsResume BuilderCover LettersUpdate QuarterlyIdentifying StrengthsIdentifying NeedsSetting Personal GoalsCareer Cluster ExplorationCareer Pathway ExplorationLabor Market AnalysisMock InterviewsModify Intentional Sequence of CoursesAcademic Planning ActivitiesCreation of Program of StudyJob Fair ParticipantInvestigate Post-Secondary OptionsApplications to Post-Secondary OptionsModify Personal GoalsSetting Academic GoalsSelecting an Intentional Sequence of CoursesCourse SchedulingCTSO ParticipantCareer ResearchCampus VisitsCampus Visit ReflectionModify Career GoalsAcademic PreparationInternship or ExternshipCareer Research PaperFinancial PlanFAFSA formACP ConferencingSpecial Education Core CoursesRegular Education Core CoursesAP or Advanced CoursesJob ShadowingWork-based LearningGather Letters of RecommendationScholarship InfoYouth OptionsCTE CoursesDual EnrollmentLabor Market ExplorationYouth ApprenticeshipInterviews of Career ExpertsLeadership OpportunitiesInternational BaccalaureateProgramsExtra/Co-Curricular InvolvementCareer AcademiesService Learning ProjectsWork ExperienceChoosing a Post-Secondary OptionDecision-Making ReflectionProject Lead the WayIndustry or TechnicalCertificationsSTEMASVABASPIREACT/SAT“Plans are nothing; planning is everything.”~Dwight D. Eisenhower
11 Career Exploration Career Interest Inventories Career Cluster ExplorationCareer Pathway ExplorationCareer Research
12 WARNING: Dangers of Pigeon Holing Creates unrealistic expectations Destroys partnershipsLimits opportunitiesAssumes the adult will be a copy of the childFocus becomes an outcome not a processFails to develop transitional skills, knowledge and work settings
14 LMI Definitions: Differences of Industries, Occupations and Jobs Requirements versus RecommendationsTransitional Skills, Knowledge and Work SettingsCareer Cluster is a cloudHigh GrowthHigh DemandHigh WageQ: Nelse- there are concerns about how to use LMI with kids as they plan for the future?Q: What about jobs today may not exist in 8 years once a kid is thru school?
27 DWD’s Skill Explorer Wisconsin Data Age Appropriate Use of LMIQ: – What if a kid says I want to be a baseball or basketball player? This is pretty typical for all middle schoolers.Q: Is using LMI “crushing dreams”?
28 Current ACP Resources ACP Resources In Development Work-based Learning Youth OptionsDual EnrollmentACP List-servDedicated ACPTranscripted CreditPrograms of StudyCourse OptionsCredit FlexibilityACP WebpageACP Resources In DevelopmentACP on Facebook & TwitterACP SoftwareACP Guidance (K-12)ACP Guidance (parents)ACP Guidance (community)ACP Guidance (business)
29 BUT THRU College (post-secondary) TO Career! ConclusionAcademic and Career Planning in Wisconsin is meant to fully engage students in the processes of planning their future so that they are able to adapt to changing situations, address unforeseen challenges, leverage emerging opportunities, and apply new lessons and insights as they occur.TO Launch AdultsNOT TO CollegeBUT THRU College (post-secondary) TO Career!
30 Questions? Robin Kroyer-Kubicek Robin.Kroyer-Kubicek@dpi.wi.gov Nelse Grudvig