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Iowa College & Career Readiness Academy

Registration Is Open:

Iowa College & Career Readiness Academy

Fall 2019


Starting September 16

101: FOUNDATIONS OF COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS IN IOWA Register

201: CREATING IOWA’S COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS CULTURE Register

301: SYSTEMS AND OPTIMIZATION Register

501: AN INTRODUCTION TO PLANNING, ACCESSING, AND FINANCING POSTSECONDARY OPPORTUNITIES Register

Starting November 11

101: FOUNDATIONS OF COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS IN IOWA Register

201: CREATING IOWA’S COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS CULTURE Register

401: PLANNING AND THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR’S ROLE IN ICAP ADVISING Register


Course descriptions

101: FOUNDATIONS OF COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS IN IOWA
Provides an overview of the current state of college and career readiness in Iowa for all participants; prerequisite for all other College & Career Readiness Academy courses. (2 credits)

201: CREATING IOWA’S COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS CULTURE
Focuses on the distinct yet interrelated roles of teachers, school counselors and administrators in creating the systems that support a college and career readiness culture; includes emphases on equity and utilizing district plans. (3 credits)

301: SYSTEMS AND OPTIMIZATION
Explores the necessary systems and structures for student college and career readiness, including Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), Individual Career and Academic Planning (ICAP) requirements, advisories, financial aid, college admissions, equity and transition. (3 credits)

401: PLANNING AND THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR’S ROLE IN ICAP ADVISING
Targets school counselors’ role in ICAP counseling and career planning, transitions, postsecondary opportunities and issues of equity relative to special populations. (2 credits)

501: AN INTRODUCTION TO PLANNING, ACCESSING, AND FINANCING POSTSECONDARY OPPORTUNITIES
Provides an introductory overview of the college application and financial aid processes. The purpose is to better prepare school counselors and other college access professionals in supporting students and families as they navigate the complexities of applying to postsecondary institutions and financing various options. (3 credits) 


Complete 101 through 401 and earn a College Access Professional Certificate.

Complete 101 through 501 and earn a College Access Specialist Certificate.

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