The College, Career & Community Expectations Guide provides a suggested continuum of grade-level benchmarks or outcomes to help prepare middle, high school, and college students for life success. This resource tool identifies the competencies needed for each of the benchmarks to assist educators, practitioners, and community members in the field to collaboratively work together to intentionally support our local students to be college, career, and community ready.

Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
8
Competencies:
* Students will understand the types of available resources and engage in opportunities that best prepare them for a post-secondary degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
8
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
8
Competencies:
* Students will acquire and implement practical knowledge, learning skills, and cognitive strategies to enable successful transitions from high school to post-secondary programs.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
8
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
8
Competencies:
* Students will understand the types of available resources and engage in opportunities that best prepare them for a post-secondary degree and/or credentials., * Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials., * Students will acquire and implement practical knowledge, learning skills, and cognitive strategies to enable successful transitions from high school to post-secondary programs.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
8
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
8
Competencies:
* Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
8
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
8
Competencies:
* Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
8
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
9
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
9
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials., * Students will acquire and implement practical knowledge, learning skills, and cognitive strategies to enable successful transitions from high school to post-secondary programs.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
9
Competencies:
* Students will understand the types of available resources and engage in opportunities that best prepare them for a post-secondary degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
8
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
9
Competencies:
* Students will understand the types of available resources and engage in opportunities that best prepare them for a post-secondary degree and/or credentials., * Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials., * Students will acquire and implement practical knowledge, learning skills, and cognitive strategies to enable successful transitions from high school to post-secondary programs.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
9
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
9
Competencies:
* Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
9
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
9
Competencies:
* Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
9
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
10
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
10
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials., * Students will acquire and implement practical knowledge, learning skills, and cognitive strategies to enable successful transitions from high school to post-secondary programs.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
10
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
10
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
10
Competencies:
* Students will understand the types of available resources and engage in opportunities that best prepare them for a post-secondary degree and/or credentials., * Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials., * Students will acquire and implement practical knowledge, learning skills, and cognitive strategies to enable successful transitions from high school to post-secondary programs.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
10
Competencies:
* Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
10
Competencies:
* Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
10
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
10
Competencies:
* Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
10
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
11
Competencies:
* Students will understand the types of available resources and engage in opportunities that best prepare them for a post-secondary degree and/or credentials., * Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials., * Students will acquire and implement practical knowledge, learning skills, and cognitive strategies to enable successful transitions from high school to post-secondary programs.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
11
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
11
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
11
Competencies:
* Students will understand the types of available resources and engage in opportunities that best prepare them for a post-secondary degree and/or credentials., * Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials., * Students will acquire and implement practical knowledge, learning skills, and cognitive strategies to enable successful transitions from high school to post-secondary programs.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
11
Competencies:
* Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
11
Competencies:
* Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
11
Competencies:
* Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
11
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
11
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
12
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
12
Competencies:
* Students will understand the types of available resources and engage in opportunities that best prepare them for a post-secondary degree and/or credentials., * Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials., * Students will acquire and implement practical knowledge, learning skills, and cognitive strategies to enable successful transitions from high school to post-secondary programs.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
12
Competencies:
* Students will understand the types of available resources and engage in opportunities that best prepare them for a post-secondary degree and/or credentials., * Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
12
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
12
Competencies:
* Students will understand the types of available resources and engage in opportunities that best prepare them for a post-secondary degree and/or credentials., * Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials., * Students will acquire and implement practical knowledge, learning skills, and cognitive strategies to enable successful transitions from high school to post-secondary programs.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
12
Competencies:
* Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
12
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
12
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
12
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
12
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
13
Competencies:
* Students will understand the types of available resources and engage in opportunities that best prepare them for a post-secondary degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
13
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
13
Competencies:
* Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials., * Students will acquire and implement practical knowledge, learning skills, and cognitive strategies to enable successful transitions from high school to post-secondary programs.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
13
Competencies:
* Students will understand the types of available resources and engage in opportunities that best prepare them for a post-secondary degree and/or credentials., * Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials.
Focus Area:
College Readiness
Grade Level:
13
Competencies:
* Students will understand the types of available resources and engage in opportunities that best prepare them for a post-secondary degree and/or credentials., * Students will understand the knowledge and process for post-secondary enrollment that will best prepare them for a degree and/or credentials., * Students will acquire and implement practical knowledge, learning skills, and cognitive strategies to enable successful transitions from high school to post-secondary programs.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
13
Competencies:
* Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
13
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
13
Competencies:
* Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
13
Competencies:
* Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.
Focus Area:
Career Readiness
Grade Level:
13
Competencies:
* Students will understand the relationship between education, required training and resources that best prepare them for the world of work., * Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and personal qualities to make informed career decisions., * Students will set goals, employ strategies, and build employability skills through work-based learning experiences to achieve future career goals.

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