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  1. G t Plans? Get College

  2. Sourced from the “Sparking the Future” program from the State of Washington. • “Got Plans? Get College” in Osceola County -- is a college and career readiness program that has been designed to introduce students to college and career options and then help them prepare for their post-secondary plans. • Curriculum maps were created beginning in middle school to teach students about college & career awareness. K-5 lesson plans have recently been added for “Got Plans? Get College” • Helps supplement the “Reach for the Stars” program where now ALL students can receive services. College Preparation Lesson Plans

  3. Help students understand the importance of college • Explore a range of college & career options • Learn how to apply and be admitted to college: 2 year, 4 year, or Technical College Project Goals

  4. 20 lesson plans, grades 6-12 **(5 lesson plans, grades K-5) -- NEW • College prep timeline • Aligned with standards: • Common Core State Standards (Reading, Writing, Speaking & Listening, Language) • ASCA National Standards Project Resources

  5. Lesson plans are about 2 pages • Each lesson plan pretty much shows: • Learning goals • Alignment with standards • Materials needed • Activities • Student products • Additional resources • Eachlesson plan has same format Lesson Format

  6. All handouts are included in lesson plan packages • Guide students through: • Lifestyle goals • Interests and strengths • College and career options • Graduation and admission requirements • Application process • Promote self-reflection • Demonstrate learning Handout Format

  7. Answer keys provide support for advisors • Help enrich discussions: • Why go to college? • What occupations are growing? • What do I need to graduate? • What do I need for college? • What do colleges want? • Measure student readiness Answer Key Format

  8. 5lessons focus on the importance of college • Themes include: • Education after high school • Knowing yourself • Making the transition • Helps with transition • to high school Grades K-5

  9. 5lessons focus on the importance of college • Themes include: • Education after high school • Knowing yourself • Making the transition • Helps with transition • to high school Grades 6-8

  10. Lessons 1-2 for grades 6-8 focus on the importance of college • Students explore: • Lifestyle goals • College facts • Family wage jobs • Need to achieve in high school to prepare for college and career • Fun quiz with each lesson Education after High School

  11. Lessons 3-4 for grades 6-8 focus on students’ strengths and interests • Students explore: • Interests and aptitudes • The connection between interests and careers • Character traits • Who am I? • Who do I want to be? Knowing Yourself

  12. 6 lessons focus on exploring options for the future • Topics include: • Why go to college? • Two-year and four-year colleges • Admission requirements vs. graduation requirements • Help students plan for high school success Grades 9-10

  13. Lesson 1 helps students make a successful start in high school • Students learn how to form study groups • Students brainstorm about the career value of working with others Making the Transition

  14. Lessons 2-3 for grades 9-10 focus on the need for postsecondary education • Students explore: • Careers that interest them • The career reasons for college • The benefits of two-year colleges • Lessons include a plan for an adult career interview Exploring Options

  15. Lessons 4-6 focus on admission requirements • Students explore: • College entrance exams • The ASVAB • The difference between graduation requirements and college admission requirements Knowing What You Need

  16. Nine lessons focus on career options and the college admissions process • Topics include: • What kind of job do I want? • Apprenticeships and high-growth jobs • Application timelines and tasks • Financial aid • Helps students plan for life after high school Grades 11-12

  17. Lessons 1 and 5 for grades 11-12 focuses on junior & senior year milestones • Students explore: • Application milestones • Progress to date • Possible areas of study and entry requirements • Students focus on the specific tasks to complete Application Milestones

  18. Lessons 2-4 for grades 11-12 focus on career exploration • Students explore: • The need for postsecondary training • High-growth career areas • Apprenticeship programs • Lessons help students get specific about next steps What Kind of Job Do I Want?

  19. Lessons 1 and 5 for grades 11-12 focuses on junior & senior year milestones • Students explore: • Application milestones • Progress to date • Possible areas of study and entry requirements • Students focus on the specific tasks to complete Application Milestones

  20. Lessons 6-8 for grades 11-12 focus on the college application process • Students explore: • College research and inquiries • Admissions essays • Completing a college application • Students get support to complete their applications Application Process

  21. Lesson 9 for grades 11-12 focuses on financial aid • Students explore: • Financial aid options • The FAFSA & PROFILE forms • www.fastweb.com or www.cappex.com scholarship match • Cost can be a barrier – this lesson helps students find and apply for financial aid Financial Aid

  22. G t Plans? Get College