Log in by going to https://[yourdistrict].schooldata.net/v2/career-planner/#/
In the Career Planner application, you are provided ways to discover a career, how to get the training to enter the career, and help to find the schools or colleges to prepare. Click the caret on the left side menu to expand the area below.
Learn About Myself
Examine Interests, Preferences, and Skills to explore how they align with potential careers.
See the article Learn About Myself-Assessments for more information.
When completed, results are provided and suggested careers match.
School District designed surveys. Click the survey link to begin answering the provided questions.
See the article Career Planner Customization Options for more information.
Review My Traits
With two or more self-assessments completed, the Review My Traits page will populate a list of careers that match. The careers that match the most self-assessments will be at the top. Click the heart on any career(s) of interest to investigate.
What will you do in your career every day?
How much does it pay?
What is the training required?
Will there be jobs in the future?
Who hires people in these jobs?
Career Search - Use the search boxes to find careers by name, self-assessment results, or programs and schools favorited.
Career Clusters - These are areas categorized by type of career. Click into Career Cluster or favorites to see similar careers in an area of interest.
Occupational Personality Types - These areas are categorized by personality type found in the Self Assessments. Click on an Occupational Personality Type to see the various careers categorized here.
Investigating a Career - From any area where you see the name of a career, click on it to learn more. This provides an overview of the career and its median salary in Washington. Click the (+) to see a complete description of the career. To investigate the career further, click the Dig Deeper. On the top, the Duties (Task List and Common Work Activities), Requirements (Working Conditions, Physical Demands, Skills and Abilities), Training (Training, Education After High School, Volunteer/Work Experience, On-The-Job Training, Military Training, Helpful High School Courses), Wages (Washington Regions, Other States and U.S. Territories), Employment Outlook, Things to Know, or Resources tabs provide more ways to investigate a career. On the right, you will find Related Careers and Related Programs.
See the article Research Careers for more information.
Use Reality Check to build a budget for a future lifestyle. Then, see the careers that will support their life choices.
From the Introduction, click Location to begin. A button to go to the next part of Reality Check as they progress.
Location - Where would you like to live?
Expense Calculator - Eleven (11) types of expenses are calculated by individual preference. (Housing, Utilities, Food, Transportation, Clothes, Health, Entertainment, Personal Care, Miscellaneous, Student Loans, Savings)
Education - How much time are you willing to invest in your education?
Occupation - What career cluster interests you most?
When each category of Reality Check has been filled in, the Results page will provide a list of Careers to favorite or click to investigate.
- Drop-down boxes can be changed to look at other career availability.
- Click Edit to change monthly expenses to update the annual salary.
- Select No Preference to show careers for all other selections.
See the article Reality Check Guide for more information.
|Program search is a versatile tool that lets you quickly look up educational programs using many filtering options. It includes Colleges, Apprenticeships, Certification, and Vocational Training Programs.
Program Search - Use the search boxes to find educational programs by name, self-assessment results, or careers and schools favorited.
|School search is a versatile tool that lets you quickly look up schools using many filtering options. It includes Colleges, Apprenticeships, Certification, and Vocational Training Programs. In addition, it includes all states and U.S. territories.
School Search - Use the search boxes to find schools by name or state. Click the Advanced Search to search by a specific Location, School Size, Housing, Sports, and more.
Compare - Select Education Institutions to compare. Filter and click the checkmark to the left of the institutions you wish to compare. Selections will be reflected in the Your Selected Educational Institution(s). Click View Selected to review choices, then click Add Education Institution(s).
Results will compare Tuition, Setting, Degrees, School Population, Admissions, and Housing, Student Activity, Type, Sports.
Build a resume. In the resume sections, click the + Add to begin adding. Then, Print the resume with a pre-set template or upload a resume.
See the article Assembly My Portfolio: Resume for more information.
Assemble My Portfolio
The portfolio stores assessment results, favored careers, programs, schools, goals, and experiences.
Fill in fields to create Letters or Essays to access later. This is an excellent location for cover letters then generate them for printing. In the selected area, click the +Add to begin.
Create Education/Academic, Career, Community, or Personal goals. These can be entered each school year and reflected on to see how they have grown. Then, in the selected area, click the +Add to begin.
See Career Planner: Creating Goals for more information.
The District provides links here to access reference information, help for a specific graduation year, or assignments to complete. Follow the instructions in the comments and click the link to access the document/webpage.
The College Bound Scholarship program is an early commitment of state financial aid to eligible students who sign up in middle school and fulfill the scholarship pledge. In Partnership with the Washington Student Achievement Council, we are providing access to the tools and resources your students will need to get College Bound.
The information found here will help students learn about many options to pay for education. It starts with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WAFSA). Included is a Financial Aid Reflection Survey that can be found in the top right by clicking Launch Survey. When completed, this will be reflected in the student's Assemble Portfolio.