Resources

ASVAB Career Exploration Program

Career Cluster Informal Checklist Inventory for Students

Career Cluster Informal Checklist Inventory for Students - English

Career Cluster Informal Checklist Inventory for Students - Spanish

Career Clusters at-a-Glance

Career Conversations (K-12)

Developed by:  ASCA-American School Counselor Association

Career Conversations (K-12)

Developed by:  ASCA-American School Counselor Association

Career Conversations for High School - English

Developed by:  ASCA-American School Counselor Association and Colorado Dept. of Education

Career Conversations for High School - Spanish

Developed by:  ASCA-American School Counselor Association and Colorado Dept. of Education

Career Conversations for Middle School - English

Developed by:  ASCA-American School Counselor Association and Colorado Dept. of Education

Career Conversations for Middle School - Spanish

Developed by:  ASCA-American School Counselor Association and Colorado Dept. of Education

Career Ladder Posters – Nebraska Dept. of Labor

Career Readiness Conversation Starters for Family & Mentors (flyer)

Career Readiness Conversation Starters for Family & Mentors (Trifold)

Career Training in Today’s Military

CTE Couse Standards and Programs of Study for curriculum planning

EducationQuest Foundation

EducationQuest, a non-profit organization with a mission to improve access to higher education in Nebraska, offers free college planning services, outreach services, need-based scholarship programs and college access grants. EducationQuest offers a variety of resources to help schools create a college-going culture and educate families about the financial aid process.

EducationQuest Publications

Look2College, KnowHow2Go, College Planning Handbooks, College Planning Handbook for Students with Disabilities etc.

Engage

Engage!  Career Exploration and Readiness Curriculum for Middle School Students

FAFSA

Teaching the four types of financial aid as early as middle school and junior high teaches students the vocabulary needed to navigate scholarship applications and the FAFSA. Students need to learn early about scholarships and the opportunities available to help make college a reality for all students including students with disabilities. EducationQuest resources are essential for students to have.

GetMyFuture

Self-Assessment, career exploration and planning mobile friendly website, sponsored by US Dept. of Labor.  Great for younger students.

Goal Setting for Learning, Earning and Living

Habitudes for Career Ready Students

Hanover Research review on college and career readiness program development

High Wage, High Demand, High Skill

The H3 website offers quick access to Nebraska’s “hot jobs”. This easy to understand labor market information is updated weekly.

Is this a plan?

Be careful of how your student is planning postsecondary education.

Massachusetts: Nature, Promise, and Implementation

A Programming Report from Massachusetts:  Nature, Promise, and Implementation. Recommendations for Supporting Districts to Adopt Individual Learning Plans

MyNextMove

Self-Assessment and career exploration website, sponsored by US Dept. of Labor.

Nebraska Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship Program

Nebraska Career & Technical Student Organizations

Nebraska Career Cluster Tours

Nebraska Career Development Model

3 Sided Triangle

Nebraska Career Education Model Posters

Career Cluster and Education Model posters in a variety of sizes.

Nebraska Career Readiness Evaluation Rubrics for Work-based Learning

Nebraska Career Readiness Rubrics for High School

Nebraska Career Readiness Standards

Poster and Booklet

Nebraska Career Readiness Standards Booklet and checklist

Nebraska Career Readiness Standards, Learning Progressions and Indicators

Nebraska Community College Programs of Study

certificates, diplomas and associates’ degrees

Nebraska Reality Check

How much income do students need from a career? To help students determine income compared to desired standards of living; try Nebraska Reality Check, sponsored by EducationQuest Foundation.

NEworks

Nebraska Department of Labor website or app provides current job openings and labor market analysis facts, employment, wages and projections.

Parent toolkit

Parent toolkit for academic, social emotional, health, and wellness for grades K-12. Website is developed by NBC EducationNation.

Position Statement on Career Development

American School Counselor Association

Position Statement on Individual Student Planning

American School Counselor Association

PreK-12 Program Planning Guide for Career Development

Program Planning in Washington

Excellent resource for student led parent teacher conferences, advisories and more

Reality Check Video: Guiding Your Children to Career Success

Reality Check: Guiding Your Children to Career Success Parent Flyer

School District College Continuation Rates

School District Program Assessment of Career Development

Teacher Discussion Guides for Nebraska Career Cluster Tours

The State of Career and Technical Education: Career Advising and Development

Transitions Guide

Transitions Guide for seamless student transition to postsecondary.

U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOUNDATION YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERIES

U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOUNDATION YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERIES

UP NEXT

A free texting program tool to support and remind students of steps to access higher education.

Valuing College AND Career Readiness in State Accountability Systems