Presentation on theme: "Individual Career and Academic Plans. What are ICAPs? An individualized plan, developed by the student and the student’s parent or legal guardian, in."— Presentation transcript:
Individual Career and Academic Plans
What are ICAPs? An individualized plan, developed by the student and the student’s parent or legal guardian, in collaboration with their school counselors, school administrators, school personnel and/or Approved Postsecondary Service Providers that is used to help establish personalized academic and career goals, explore postsecondary career and educational opportunities, align course work and curriculum, apply to postsecondary institutions, secure financial aid and ultimately enter the workforce school.
Why use ICAPs? State mandated (i.e., you have to!) Designed to decrease dropout rates and increase graduation rates
Each ICAP Must Include: 1. Documentation of student’s efforts in exploring careers; 2. Student’s academic progress, including the courses taken; 3. Student’s progress in visual arts and performing arts courses; 4. An intentional sequence of courses reflecting progress toward accomplishment of the student’s postsecondary and workforce objectives; 5. Relevant assessment scores; 6. The student’s plans for and experiences in Contextual and Service Learning, if applicable; 7. A record of the student’s college applications or alternative applications as they are prepared and submitted; 8. The student’s postsecondary studies as the student progresses through high school; 9. The student’s progress toward securing scholarships, work-study, student loans and grants; 10. Other data reflecting student progress toward postsecondary and workforce readiness, including the student’s understanding of the financial impact of postsecondary education.
Review ICAP Standards Review indicators worksheet and grade level milestones Standards include: Career Exploration Academic Progress Post Secondary Planning Financial Literacy
Efficiently Embedding ICAPs Within the YAFA System How can we use established processes to inform and monitor ICAPs? Who will take the lead for implementing and monitoring ICAPs? How will ICAPs influence what you do in your classroom?