Career Readiness Resources

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Career Readiness Wisconsin

Resources for Identified ACP Goals

Academic and Career Planning (ACP) is a critical component of career readiness. All CESA 10 School Districts received a District Self-Assessment and Action Plan Guide in the fall of 2021 to assist them in this process.

Contact Gwen Janke (gjanke@cesa10.k12.wi.us) for additional information.

Steps for District Career Readiness ACP Action Planning: (Refer to DPI Guide, also linked above)

Step #1: Create a District Career Readiness Team

Step #2: Evaluate and Reflect Your District’s ACP Infrastructure

Step #3: Map out your ACP Components and Identify Areas for Improvement

Step #4: Identify a Goal(s) to Improve your ACP Career Readiness

Career Readiness Goals & Resources

Comprehensive List of Goals & Resources (Goals 1-22) click for the complete goals document

Goals & Resources: A collaborative effort between the Wisconsin DPI and twelve CESAs in Wisconsin created a list of twenty-two suggested Career Readiness goals that correspond to the infrastructure rubric and ACP components. Your district team can use this list to identify ACP goal(s) that you would like to advance in your district.

Quick Reference for Goals 1-22 & Resources click to jump to the one-page document or see the complete linked list below

Click any goal description to jump to resources

Goal #1: Create a District Career Readiness Team

Goal #2: Investigate our District's Career Readiness Data and Investigate the Root Cause of Identified Gaps

Goal #3: Create an ACP Graduate Profile

Goal #4: Improve the ACP/Career Readiness Culture and/or Leadership in our District

Goal #5: Improve our District's ACP/Career Readiness Policies and Planning

Goal #6: Improve ACP/Career Readiness Professional Development for All Staff in our District

Goal #7: Improve Family Engagement in our District's ACP/Career Readiness Process

Goal #8: Improve the Individualized ACP/Career Readiness Support our District Provides to our Students

Goal #9: Improve Community Partnerships that will Enhance and Support our District's ACP/Career Readiness Process

Goal #10: Improve Access and Support for Students of Color and/or from Special Populations to Engage in the ACP/Career Readiness Process in our District

Goal #11: Map out Where ACP Components are Happening in our District and Look for Gaps Based on our District’s ACP Graduate Profile

Goal #12: Develop or Enhance Job Shadowing Opportunities for Students

Goal #13: Develop or Enhance Opportunities for Students to Learn How to Write Resumes and Cover Letters

Goal #14: Develop or Enhance Mock Interview Opportunities for Students

Goal #15: Develop or Enhance ACP Conferences and/or One-On-One Advising

Goal #16: Develop or Enhance ACP Final Project Presentation Opportunities for Students

Goal #17: Develop or Improve our District's ACP Scope and Sequence

Goal #18: Integrate ACP/Career Readiness into All Classrooms

Goal #19: Integrate ACP/Career Readiness into Grades K-5

Goal #20: Integrate Social Emotional Learning (SEL) into ACP

Goal #21: Enhance or Expand Financial Literacy in Academic & Career Planning

Goal #22: Investigate Student ACP Accountability Measures (high school credit, graduation requirement, etc.) and Develop a Proposal to Enhance Student ACP Accountability in the District