DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
CAREER AND EDUCATION PLANNING
(please note, some of these files are very large and may take time downloading)
LOCAL RESOURCES - COUNSELOR CORNER
Getting Students Ready for
College & Jobs!
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This valuable information will assist counselors in helping students plan their education and career paths. Counselors can help students identify their interests, provide information to parents about colleges and financial aid, and share tips for success in school.
Counselors, guide your students in planning their education and career paths for ultimate success!
SchoolCounselor.com - Advancing technological literacy among Counselors & Educators
Four Year Education
Outlines courses for careers within each cluster.
A View Towards Integration For Classroom Delievery - The purpose of this monograph is to stimulate a dialogue between counselors, their guidance programs, and classroom teachers about how they might work together to design or continue to and implement community service-learning efforts. 2006 - [PDF]
2011 Guidance Policy and Legislative White Paper - [PDF]
A National Framework For
State Programs Of Guidance
Developed by the National Consortium for State Guidance Leadership, this National Framework presents the standards, indicators, and descriptors that comprise a comprehensive guidance and counseling program at the State level and for local schools. The Framework addresses school and student accountability and success, identifies a set of program standards and performance indicators, and shows the content of comprehensive guidance and counseling programs in terms of student competencies. - (very large file, divided into parts)[PDFs Parts 1, 2, 3, 4]
Explore Career Information
From the Bureau of Labor
Exploring Career Information provides introductory career information for students. Students can learn about job duties, working conditions, and training requirements.
Student Aid on the Web
This portal is your source for free information from the US Department of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.
US Department of Education
This is the order page for free publications for middle and high school levels on College Preparation from the US Department of Education.
Steps to the FAFSA
A student's guide to the free application for federal student aid. This site includes a great video tutorial.
Federal Government Student
StudentAid.ed.gov is a Student Aid website sponsored by the Federal Government. It contains information about paying for college, college admission, selecting the right school for you and much more.
Military Resources - click here
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Career Planning Links - click here
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