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College and Career Awareness

Career Development Apps (CDAs)

College and Career Awareness is a core requirement for seventh grade students. Through College and Career Awareness, students participate in activity-centered lessons to utilize technology, develop foundational skills, and explore careers by expanding awareness. College and Career Awareness provides information regarding future classes and training related to each student’s career field of interest.

The CDAs include 17 days of lesson plans designed to support self-discovery (aspects of self relevant to college and career planning), exploration of postsecondary education and career options, and the development of an individual College and Career Ready Plan that is informed by that self-discovery and exploration. The broad goal of these 17 days is to help students begin to "figure out who they are while they decide what they want to become." (Source: U.S. Department of Labor - Finding One’s Way: Career Guidance for Disadvantaged Youth

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Counselor Taught CDA Information