Palau College and Career Access Program


Career and Education Planning



  Did you know that certified automotive technicians can make $100,000 per year, executive chefs can earn $84,000 annually, and that it's not uncommon for some Web site designers to earn $78,000 per year? Where do students learn the skills and gain the valuable hands-on experience required for these and many other high-paying professions? The answer is simply, "in any of Palau's career/technical education programs."

These valuable links will help students choose the right career path and develop the supporting education plan. Students can assess their career interests, learn about colleges, and learn how to develop life skills.

Students, get started by finding out what path to follow for your ultimate success!

Getting Ready for College Tabloid, a Student and Parent Guide [PDF]

Four Year Education Plans outline courses for careers within each cluster.

7th Graders Student Guide - Palau College Access [PDF]

7th Graders Plan For The Future [PPTx] *

9th Graders Student Guide - Palau College Access [PDF}

9th Graders Plan For The Future [PPTx] *

Palau Senior Guide to College [PDF]

Palau Senior Guide - Life After High School [PPTx] *

Palau Senior Career & College Planning Tabloid [PPTx] *

ACT's COMPASS Sample Test Questions
COMPASS is an untimed, computerized test that helps your college evaluate your skills and place you into appropriate courses. COMPASS offers tests in reading, writing, math, writing essay, and English as a Second Language (ESL).

Making the Difference Video
NASDCTEc recently has created a video, CTE: Making the Difference, which underscores CTE's achievements and potential to help our nation in this global economy.

Youth Explore Career Information From the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Exploring Career Information provides introductory career information for students. Students can learn about job duties, working conditions, and training requirements.

The Futures Channel
The Futures Channel provides great videos and information that links scientists, engineers, explorers and visionaries with today's students.

Federal Government Student Aid 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.

Student Aid Forgiveness Through Public Service shows how students can have their aid forgiven through public service.

EducationQuest provides free college planning services.

Student Organizations ... coming
Student Organizations can help you prepare and develop skills for life.

KnowHow2Go is a multimedia effort that encourages 8th through 10th graders to prepare for college provides information and resources about planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education (such as 2- or 4-year colleges and universities, as well as vocational or career schools)

Post Secondary Education - Funding, Policy, Research, News, and much more...!

Military Resources - click here

News From The States - click here

Career Planning Links - click here


(please note, some of these files are very large and may take time downloading)

*you will need the 2007 MS Power Point Viewer to open the [PPTx] files if you do not have Power Point installed on your computer, click on MS Viewer image to install Free software: