College and Career Readiness Teacher Resources

Prepare your class for life after after school. Whether this means going off to university or starting out at a new job or vocation, you'll find what you need to support your instruction and build your pupils' skill sets.
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My Dream Career

For Teachers 6th Standards
Is your job a dream come true? Career seekers research to discover what their ideal jobs might be in the second of five career and college readiness lessons for sixth graders. After determining their occupational clusters, individuals...
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Kids 2 College: College Visit Planning Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th
With questionnaires, check lists, and supplemental activities, this guide has it all. Intended to expose high schoolers to the wonders of college life, teachers are prompted to have learners visit a college campus. And, this 20-page...
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The Cost of College: Financing Your Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
With college tuition at an all-time high, high school students must consider the financial obligations of attending higher education, as well as the impact of college on future career opportunities. Pupils will complete worksheets,...
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What's Next?

For Teachers 12th Standards
Let their futures take flight! The sixth and final installment in a series of career and college readiness lesson plans pulls it all together for graduation-bound seniors. Individuals comb through their action plans and describe the...
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College: Plan Well and Pay Less

For Teachers 11th Standards
They say you gotta pay to play, and post secondary education is no exception! The sixth and final lesson in a series of college and career readiness activities focuses on the cost of attending a variety of institutions and programs....
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Me and My Career

For Teachers 6th Standards
Your career search starts here! Sixth grade scholars begin their journey toward college and career readiness in the first of a five-part series of lessons. Individuals identify where their interests lead them using the Holland code, then...
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Ready, Set, Test!

For Teachers 11th Standards
Ready to prepare young scholars for their first placement test experience? Give them the support they need using a test-focused lesson. Fifth in a series of six junior-level college and career readiness lesson, the resource introduces...
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Learning the Skills to Pay the Bills

For Teachers 9th Standards
Is CTE the right choice for me? Introduce the class to career and technical education through an exploratory lesson, fourth in a series of six career readiness activities. After an introductory video, scholars determine possible careers...
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Career Passion Worksheet

For Students 5th - 10th
As pupils consider possible career paths for the future, give them the chance to reflect on their greatest skills, lifelong interests, favorite subject areas and activities, values, deeply rooted beliefs, etc. 
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An Online Tool I Can Use

For Teachers 6th Standards
Tools for school—and beyond! Introduce your sixth graders to online tools to plan their academic and professional futures. The fifth and final instructional activity in a series of career and college readiness activities focuses on a...
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Writing Right

For Teachers 12th Standards
Does your class have the write stuff? Young career seekers try their hand at composing business letters in the second of six career and college readiness lesson plans for seniors. Pupils practice writing cover letters, thank you notes,...
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Preparing for My Future

For Teachers 8th Standards
Your future is what you make it! Eighth graders launch their career searches in the first of six career and college readiness lessons. Scholars research to discover their extracurricular options both in and out of school, then locate...
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Workplace Skills

For Teachers 7th Standards
What skills do employers look for in potential employees? Introduce scholars to the skills that pay the bills during the second of six career and college readiness lesson plans. Once they have defined critical 21st-century skills, groups...
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Learn to Reach Out

For Teachers 12th Standards
How can social media help my career? Explore the world of networking through a lesson about professional organizations. The fourth of six career and college readiness lessons has seniors research organizations in their professions of...
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Preparing for High School and Beyond

For Teachers 7th - 8th
College readiness can start very early in an individual's academic career. Jr. high schoolers discuss the transitions and challenges they expect to face during high school and beyond. Two worksheets are included, one in English and one...
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Possible Careers

For Teachers 7th Standards
Is a STEM career the right choice for me? Lesson four in a six-part career and college readiness series introduces seventh graders to the world of STEM occupations. Individuals use their Holland code results to select, research, and...
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What Are My Options?

For Teachers 10th Standards
Where do I go from here? Start sophomores off on the right path using an activity designed with the future in mind. The final lesson in a five-part career readiness series helps individuals decide what's important to them before they...
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The Next 6 Years

For Teachers 7th Standards
Six years seems like a long time when you're in seventh grade! But, graduation is closer than they think! The sixth and final college and career readiness lesson plan gets scholars focused on the courses they need to take throughout the...
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What Skills Do I Need?

For Teachers 9th Standards
Get your class started down the path to a great career! The first of a six-part series of career and college lessons inspires learners to use their interests to explore career options. The activity also provides resources where...
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Module: Self Awareness

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Get your scholars ready for the workplace! This is a comprehensive plan that will really prompt a big picture approach to career planning. Learners consider whether or not school is a real job, and how well it prepares them for the...
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Due Dates, Deadlines, and Decisions

For Teachers 11th Standards
Share the secrets of successful post secondary planning! While completing part four of a six-part career and college readiness lessons, scholars create an events calendar for their junior and senior years. Topics include the college...
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Exploring Military Career Options

For Teachers 8th Standards
A whole world of career options await in the armed forces! Lesson three in a six-part career and college readiness series introduces eighth grade scholars to military careers. Individuals research the entry requirements for the armed...
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What’s the Market for My Labor?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Is it easy to find a job I'll love? Show scholars the importance of understanding the labor market with part three in a five-part series of career and college readiness lesson plans. After learning important vocabulary, learners track...
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In the Interview Hot Seat

For Teachers 12th Standards
Interviews can be so stressful. How does someone stay calm and confident in the interview hot seat? Senior job seekers get acquainted with common interview questions during the fifth of six career and college readiness lessons....