Year of Planning Program

Months 7-8: College & Career Readiness

  • Develop a college and career readiness plan to build learners' knowledge regarding college options, culture, expectations, and financial aid. 

  • Identify advanced academic and early college options for the program of study.

  • Review the work-based learning program with advisory board and discuss their involvement in career awareness, exploration, and preparation activities.

  • How can the academy integrate college and career lessons in career-pathway courses and other subject areas?

  • Does the school schedule events for FAFSA, college visits, ACT, PSAT, SAT, and scholarship opportunities?

  • Does the school have a timeline for college application workshops?

  • What are the industry certification options?

  • Is the school affiliated with a postsecondary education institution?