Counselors’ Role in the Partnerships for College and Career Success Initiative

  • Help students select a career pathway that fits their interests and abilities
  • Direct students to the programs of study in order to help the student understand the pathway and take responsibility
  • Emphasize the advantages of the program including:
    • A clear pathway with an individual career plan
    • Preferred admission in some competitive programs
    • Earning college credits while in high school saves both time and money
    • Real world working experiences and the academic foundation needed to succeed in college
    • Exposure to high-paying careers through job shadowing and internships
    • Flexibility to explore various options for careers
    • Work with instructional staff to provide career exploration activities