Achievement in Career Engagement: A Guide to Career Counseling

Achievement in Career Engagement: A Guide to Career Counseling

Kentucky Educational Development Corporation, 2018

Toolkit Purpose 

This guide assists school districts with many facets of the career pathways as a technical assistance initiative.

Kentucky Educational Development Corporation
Intended Audience 
Secondary education providers
Career Pathways Target Population 
Secondary school students
Based On 
The experience of ten high schools participating in KEDC’s Project ACHIEVE, funded by the DOL Youth CareerConnect (YCC) Grant to improve high schools in preparation for transition to work and life. The project included input from the Kentucky Education & Workforce Development Cabinet, the Kentucky Department of Education, Project Lead The Way, and the Kentucky Center for Education & Workforce Statistics.
Summary of Toolkit Approach 

This guide introduces career counseling through the lens of career pathways. It covers career pathways, making employer contacts, job shadowing and internships (including a rural view of internships), and how to manage large caseloads, among other topics. Worksheets, administrative documents, and other action-based tools accompany written instruction and description of these topics.

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