Career Guidance Washington - Career and College Readiness
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Career Guidance Washington - Career and College Readiness

Career Guidance Washington is a career and college readiness program model designed to prepare all students for their future with support from an advisor and/or counselor with guidance curriculum and tools to develop the High School & Beyond Plan. This statewide guidance and life-planning program for all middle and high school students incorporates key program elements, best practices and recent data that indicate this college and career readiness program is working well when established as a school-wide program.

These lessons are geared to provide tools and templates for the new graduation “Personalized Pathway Requirement” starting with the Class of 2019 related to a specific post high school career or educational outcome chosen by student based on the student’s interests and High School & Beyond Plan.

Career Guidance Washington — 6-12 Lessons & Curriculum Maps
Our new lessons and curriculum maps distill the best-of-the-best from earlier college and career planning curricula — consolidated into a sequence of 20 lessons per grade. These new lessons align with the Common Core State Standards, and are customized to the graduation and course admission requirements for for Washington state schools. Read the full overview.


Career Guidance WA Curriculum Grades 6-12

Link to the Lessons

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Handbook — Navigating College & Career Readiness for All Students, 2014
Our state law — RCW 28A.600.045 — encourages educators in middle schools, junior highs and high schools to integrate a comprehensive guidance and career planning program. We’ve designed Navigating College & Career Readiness for All Students to mirror the intent of this forward-looking statute and align with its provisions. The information, templates and resources compiled here will help you build a student-centered guidance program able to help young people navigate their education and plan for the future. Go to the handbook.

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   Updated 8/23/2016

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