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Academic and Career Planning Overview

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Grade 5-12 Academic and Career Planning (ACP) is a comprehensive process that engages families and our community to inspire, educate, and support each student in developing interests and creating his or her own plan.

ACP Transcript

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Welcome to the website for Academic Career Planning, otherwise known as ACP.  

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What exactly is ACP?  ACP is a process designed to ensure that all students graduate college and career ready.  

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What does this process look like?
The process itself was created to support students understanding 

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their own unique abilities, skills and knowledge base and how each applies to their future. 

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First, we seek to explore our interests, what we enjoy doing, 

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how we learn, what are our strengths, what are our needs.  

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We will reflect on short term and long term goals 

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beginning in 5th grade and continuing through out high school.

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Whether you're going to a 4-year college, technical college or into the work force, 

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it will be important for you to strive for high levels of achievement in the classroom.  

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It will also be important to get involved in extracurricular and volunteer opportunities. 

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During sophomore year, we will focus on career exploration 

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and how different careers may financially support your future quality of life.  

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To accomplish this, we will examine the 16 career clusters.  

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We will have the opportunity to investigate two career cluster interests 

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while beginning to prepare a resume for employment.

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As a junior, we will explore work-based experiences, 

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develop a set of college and career goals and visit college and tech school campuses 

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to see what best fits your needs, skills and abilities.  

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Finally, as a senior, you will reflect on your plans and choices 

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while following through on the necessary steps to achieve your college and career goals.

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If interested in pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree or certification, 

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you will also be applying for financial aid and scholarships.  

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Other key components of ACP include course planning, 

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developing a better understanding of the labor market 

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and responsible financial planning.

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ACP is meant for all students.  

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Along the way, you will be developing a portfolio 

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to help guide you through middle school, high school and beyond.  

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This is intended to be a partnership between 

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students, parents, school personal and the greater community.  

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Everyone has a unique strengths and goals which are developed 

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as they strive toward their own future aspirations.  

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In the end. your ACP will be your reflection of you.