Exploration of the full array of college options needs to begin well before the end of high school. This course will give counselors an understanding of the essentials of a strong college counseling curriculum, and how to introduce these ideas to 9th and 10th graders in developmentally-appropriate ways. You will gain valuable resources about how to explain the importance and various aspects of college preparation to early highschool students as well as the many options for post highschool education there are today. This course is part of the College Counseling series.
In this course, you will:
- Comprehend the goals of an effective introductory college counseling curriculum,
- Apply the elements of an effective curriculum to 9th and 10th graders, based on developmentally-appropriate activities,
- Assess the effectiveness of your college counseling program, and
- Prepare a flyer for your students to inform them about steps they can take right now to build a foundation for college admissions success.