Action Step Glossary

Graduation, College, and Career Action Steps: Represent the student’s personalized next steps to take to ensure graduation and achieve their postsecondary goals.

Postsecondary Pathway Goal: The after-graduation goal selected by the student on their postsecondary survey
captured in Naviance. The goal may include any combination of the following:
Apprenticeship: A paid, on-the-job training program to obtain a journeyman’s license in a specific trade.
Career Education: A short-term training program that teaches skills necessary to obtain a specialized certification or license.
Employment: The pursuit of jobs in high wage/high demand industries immediately after earning a high school diploma or GED.
Military: Careers in the U.S. military through involvement in the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, and National Guard.
2-year degree: An Associate’s degree, which requires the completion of at least 60 credit hours. This degree is most commonly completed at a community college.
4-year degree: A Bachelor’s degree, which requires the completion of 120 credit hours at a college or university.

Academic Goal: An academic-related goal as written by the student on their postsecondary survey.