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21st Century Community Learning Centers

College and Career Readiness

Introduction

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Upon completion, you will receive a Basic Level certificate of completion.

College and career readiness programs can provide successful transitions between high school and college or work by helping students gain the skills, knowledge, and expertise needed for their postsecondary success. The four chapters in this section describe ways you can integrate college and career readiness into your out-of-school time program through activities, partnerships and family involvement.

Implementation Strategies

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Upon completion, you will receive an Advanced Level certificate of completion.

Find strategies to move college and career readiness into practice, including setting goals and keeping projects focused on student needs.

After completing this section, you will be able to

  • Define mentoring support and describe the role it has in college and career readiness.
  • Describe how the Work Personalities Tool can help students evaluate career choices to match their interests and work personalities.
  • Identify resources that can be used to implement college and career readiness for students from special populations.

Coaching My Staff

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Upon completion, you will receive a Leadership Level certificate of completion.

Plan staff training to develop the skills to integrate college and career readiness elements into your out-of-school time programs.

After completing this section, you will be able to

  • Plan staff training for developing the skills necessary to integrate college and career readiness elements into your 21st CCLC programs.
  • Assess your staff’s readiness to incorporate college and career elements into the 21st CCLC program.
  • Select training resources from Y4Y that are relevant to your staff.

Tools

Find customizable tools that can assist you in planning, implementing and assessing how college and career readiness is embeded in your program.

My Notebook

College and Career Readiness

The Notebook is a useful way to jot down notes as you go through the various topics available on the You For Youth website. If you'd like to use the notebook, please sign in if you already have an account or register now to join the Y4Y community!

Glossary

College and Career Readiness