(PD Title No. CCTI202)
Module Two: College, Career, and Academic Planning
Proficiency Level: Mastery
Grade(s): PreK,K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,CC,Other
Hours: 20.00


Description:This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skill in each of these areas, and they will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Pre-requisites: This module is designed for pre-service and in-service school counselors and others as deemed appropriate by the organization. Participants are expected to have regular access to computers, and proficiency with email and current web-browsers. It was developed through a partnership between CTE, SREB, EDC, and eLearning-Alabama.
Objectives: During this module, counselors will learn to:
• Engage students in career awareness and planning
• Guide students in academic planning to align high school courses with career interest and college planning
• Use data to analyze student progress toward their career and academic goals
• Guide students to discover their “best fit” and to make appropriate postsecondary and college choices