College and Career Access Curricula Support

This collection includes supports for developing and implementing postsecondary planning workshops, lessons, and/or activities.

Included Resources

This 2016-17 synthesis report representing ten CA4A Schools highlights best practices for implementing postsecondary planning workshops/lessons. The practices included are designed to promote rigor, engagement, student-centered discussion, and formative assessment.

This curriculum map created by Benjamin Franklin High School for Finance & IT outlines a four unit structure to support the 12th grade students apply for college.

This blueprint from University Neighborhood High School provides a 9-12 timeline for college and career readiness for counselor and teacher use and highlights what both students and school should be doing at each benchmark

This synthesis report from Jill Chafetz Transfer School uses the learnings from year 1 in College Access for All to create systems and structures around improving postsecondary culture in the school.

This checklist from Origins High School highlights the academic, social and college and career readiness broken down into trimesters for 10th grade students.

The PACE High School synthesis report provides an overview of the team's change project about implementing a college trip and college lessons into 9th grade advisory and what they will adapt for their work in Year 2. Some examples of resources you will find are the CARA Pre/Post College Visit Lessons and a script for the day of the college trip.

This sample exit ticket for a career exploration workshop from Boys and Girls High School provides opportunities for students to reflect on how their skills and interests align with education and career paths.  Access to MyNextmove.org is needed to support workshop.

The Bronx Envision Academy synthesis report provides an overview of the team's change project about implementing Personal Statement Writing Unit in 11th Grade English Class and what they will adapt for their work in Year 2.

 

This Synthesis Report from Academy for Environmental Leadership highlights what the team learned through implementing Peer Group Connections where 12th grade students mentor 9,10,and 11th grade students with the goal of reaching College and Career Readiness benchmarks.