The ASCA Student Standards: Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success describe the knowledge, attitudes and skills students need to achieve academic success, college and career readiness and social/emotional development. The standards are based on a survey of research and best practices in student achievement from a wide array of educational standards and efforts.
This database provides learning objectives aligned with the American School Counselor Association Student Standards: Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success
This website encourages college exploration beginning in 4th grade. The program is comprised of comprehensive lessons that build upon each other and encourage college aspirations.
Career advising is "an integrated process that helps students understand how their personal interests, strengths, and values might predict satisfaction and success in school and related career fields, as well as how to tie these interests and strengths to academic and career goals" (Gordon, V.N. 2007). The framework in which career advising occurs is defined as Career Connections. The Career Connection Framework is designed to support students in the development of a vision and realistic plan for their futures - during K-12 and beyond through career advising.
This resources walks through the Eight Components of College and Career Readiness Counseling chart a comprehensive, systemic
approach for school counselors’ use to inspire all students to, and prepare them for, college success
and opportunity — especially students from underrepresented populations. The eight components build
aspirations and social capital, offer enriching activities, foster rigorous academic preparation, encourage early
college planning, and guide students and families through the college admission and financial aid processes.
By implementing these eight components, school counselors provide information, tools and perspective to
parents, students, schools and their communities that build college and career readiness for all students.
This webpage provides students and their families with information on Ohio's College Credit Plus Program. Ohio’s College Credit Plus can help you earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking college courses from community colleges or universities. The purpose of this program is to promote rigorous academic pursuits and to provide a wide variety of options to college-ready students.
This webpage provides students and their families with information on the Credit Flexibility Plan. This education option gives students a way to be in charge of their learning. For some students, they see more value in school (“Why do I have to learn this?”) when they can connect learning with real world situations and future jobs. Credit flexibility is one way to increase a student’s interest in school and motivation to learn.
This is a creative writing personal narrative student project. It is a powerful personal story about one student's journey through depression. After writing it I encouraged her to put images to it. She created it a Google slideshow and then uploaded it to WeVideo and recorded a voice over.
This resource provides a list of supports in understanding career technical education, how to integtate career-based education
This flyer designed by the NDE Nebraska Career and Technical Education Is a guide for parents on preparting their child for career success after high school.
Future Forward Ohio encompasses the state’s strategic priorities for using federal funds to help students recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on students who experienced the greatest disruptions to learning.
This activity asks students to identify the positive character traits that they currently have or that they would like to have and then provides them with tips on improving their character.
LRNG enables you to access both local and national opportunities from your computer, smartphone, or tablet. Here you can pursue your interests with mentors and peers, building new skills and habits.
Complete the form to receive contact information from a Marine Corps recruiter or Officer Selection Officer (OSO) in your area to discuss opportunities. The information you provide does not imply an obligation to serve.
This resource provides the user with civilian jobs that they are suited for based on their military experience and shows them how they can apply skills learned in the military to other careers.