IDEAS supports the College and Career Readiness initiatives from middle through high school graduation

Lessons with channeled, peer-led discussions and interactive, collaborative explorations are flexible and support academic standards.

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IDEAS Student Journal

The IDEAS for College & Career Readiness Plans Student Journal is the individualized piece that goes and grows with them as a reference for the remainder of their high school journey.  

Ease apprehension: Students learn how to navigate secondary school experiences and what post-graduation options they have.

Value students perspectives: Engage them to be a part of their process interactively, and motivate them to drive their academic and personal planning.</p students have. >

Fortify understanding of key learning concepts and behaviors: Peer-learning techniques strengthen comprehension of concepts necessary for their academic path and also build classroom culture.

Available in English and Spanish.

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IDEAS Facilitator Guide

Makes it easy for program facilitators/teachers/counselors: IDEAS meets students where they are at and respects the savvy of today’s teens who respond to relevant conversations and assignments that embed SEL. Lessons extend from the discussions and explorations of the Student Journal content and include additional activities. Content can be shared in class or electronically for distance learning.

Strengthen social-emotional development and classroom culture: Easily incorporated reflections, interactive discussions, and collaborative extensions are embedded throughout lessons.

Offers flexible lesson suggestions for middle and high school levels at point of delivery.

Supports language learning lessons with strategic ELL frameworks

Available in English and Spanish.

NEW! IDEAS Student and Family Resource 

Eases anxiety for parents and families: Makes it easy to see the needed actions by students in secondary grades to maximize options after graduation.

Offers extra comfort to first-generation families: Extends the needed knowledge about what is/can be to come in their child's future.

Meets different grades’ needs throughout secondary years, with personalized portfolio entries to track activities, scores, and weigh future options.

Available in English , Spanish, and Haitian-Creole.

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Online unlimited access for high schools with enhanced lesson features.

IDEAS Digital - High School access of lessons and enhanced features

The IDEAS for College & Career Readiness Plans' DIGITAL version supports the entire high school journey and offers school counselors and administrators the opportunity to seamlessly share easy-to-implement lessons so that whether through an Advisory, Freshman Orientation,  or relevant content area courses , students are presented  with more opportunities to grow in their awareness, confidence, and personal academic success.  A minimally apportioned curriculum into electives or core, helps maximize  students' successes and postsecondary enrollment.  Minimal prep and  options for depth of projects allows for flexible activation and shared breadth of impact.  College and career readiness for all is the essential objective and with IDEAS,  facilitators  can make the ultimate difference in students' personal and academic successes.

This easy-to-integrate program provides the chance to activate students’ initiative and fulfill their academic and personal goals. They learn what they need to know and do to have more options after high school graduation.

This easy-to-integrate program provides the chance to activate students’ initiative and fulfill their academic and personal goals. They learn what they need to know and do to have more options after high school graduation.

STUDENTS WHO PARTICIPATE...

  • Practice social-emotional learning strategies through the College and Career Lens
  • Recognize their strengths and challenges, goals, and the resources available to them
  • Document their achievements in their personal student book/journal
  • Proceed on their College and Career Readiness Continuum to achieve their goals​

Students who employ the strategies and steps taught in the IDEAS for College and Career Readiness Plans program, will have a sure path to graduation and postsecondary career and college options.

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The College & Career Readiness Continuum*

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*The College and Career Readiness Continuum (CCRC) used in this program provides the stages of progress in a student's personal action plan towards high school graduation and post secondary academic goals.

Resources

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