Resources and Helpful Links
Advising and Transition Toolkit Manual for guidance in developing, implementing, or revising school advising programs. The toolkit also includes activities for transitioning students from elementary grades to the middle grades and from middle grades to the high school.
Advising Tools, Resources and Data A successful advising program should provide all students with the resources they need both personally and academically for success while encouraging active participation in both the school and community.
ASCA National Standards The American School Counselor Association standards identify the skills and attitudes students should have as a result of participating in a school counseling program.
Building a Successful Mentoring Program Toolkit for designing, implementing, and evaluating a school mentoring program.
ILP Resource Page KDE web page with links to ILP resources, including tools for educators, parents and students.
ILP Parent Toolkit KDE web page with links to ILP resources for parents, including ideas for parent involvement
Curriculum Toolkit for Teachers KDE web page for teachers on the benefits of integrating ILPs into instruction. Includes links to toolkits for middle and high school teachers.
Suggested Timeline for ILP Completion Suggested timeline schools can use for students to complete their ILPs.
ILP Usage Statistics Page Charts that show ILP login data for parents and students, listed by district. Updated monthly during the school year.
ILP Tutorial Video Ten video tutorials listed on tabs. Topics include Assessments, Educator ILP, Interventions, Alternative Completion, Ability Profiler, and more.
Guided Tour of Career Cruising Walkthrough document of the main features and components of Career Cruising (ILP)
ILP Parent Portal Video tutorial on Career Cruising Ten-minute video tutorial for parents on setting up an account, viewing their children’s ILP, and communicating through the parent portal.
Preview to Career Pathways The Preview to Pathways document identifies the core courses and any available course options within each career pathway. Students completing the career pathways course sequence have the best chance for success on the identified Kentucky Occupational Skills Standards Assessment (KOSSA) and available Industry Certification assessments. In addition, it provides students with skills necessary for a successful transition to postsecondary education or work and a desire for life-long learning in a global society.
Occupational Outlook Handbook Information about hundreds of careers, including median pay, required education, job outlook, and more.
Career Pathways Video Educators and students discuss how Career and Technical Education has improved their learning and opportunities. Five-minute video produced by the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education.
Success in the New Economy Nine-minute video on changes in the job market, and why students should receive technical training in addition to traditional academic coursework.
Perkins Report- Non-Traditional Career Pathways This chart is a Federal Perkins Act report showing CTE programs that are considered non-traditional for Males or Females. Nontraditional refers to an occupation that employs less than 25.0% of males or females. Occupations that employ from 25.0% to 75.0% of females are considered gender neutral.
College and Career Readiness Calculator for Students Tool for schools to track CCR progress of individual students.
CCR Analysis Tree Graphic organizer to help determine students’ college-ready, career-ready and college and career-ready status.
Resources for Equitable Advising
Office for Civil Rights Reading Room Link U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights Reading Room, with links to publications and documents around Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504/ADA.
The Guidance Counselor's Role in Ensuring Equal Educational Opportunity Pamphlet mainly for counselors in schools that receive federal funding for programs or activities. Summarizes requirements pertaining to counseling practices contained in Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504/ADA.
Creating Equitable Opportunities for Children and Youth with Disabilities to Access Physical Education and Extracurricular Athletics
Assistive Technology Resources