Action Steps Section

The Action Steps Section (page 9) shines a spotlight on additional tasks to help you achieve your graduation, college, and career goals. Collaborate with your school and family on these next steps to stay on track to accomplish your postsecondary goals!

Action Steps Glossary

Graduation, College, and Career Action StepsRepresent the student’s personalized next steps to take to ensure graduation and achieve their postsecondary goals.
Postsecondary Pathway GoalThe 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 GoalAn academic-related goal as written by the student on their postsecondary survey.

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