Dedication to College and Career Readiness Leads to District-Wide Naviance Access

After making college and career readiness their top priority, Aptos High School staff and administrators decided to implement Naviance. By working with their Naviance consultant, Aptos had counselors trained, data in place, and provided teachers access by the first day of the school year. Their main goals included assisting seniors in their college research and planning, and allowing freshman immediate access to Naviance to receive its benefits throughout all four years. By January of 2017, Aptos High School had all grade levels accessing Naviance regularly, exceeding their goals for the entire school year.

Berkley School District: Increasing Access to Various Student Pathways

In order to support their mission of supporting “every learner in the quest to realize his or her full potential,” Berkley SD decided to use Naviance to streamline their college and career readiness initiatives.

Cheshire Academy: Making CCR a Competitive Advantage in the Private School Market

Cheshire Academy is a private college-preparatory school in New Haven, Connecticut. With fewer than 500 students enrolled, Cheshire Academy prides itself on its focus and dedication to student success in all aspects of life.

Bringing College and Career Readiness to All Students: Finding A Comprehensive CCR Partner

Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) is a high-achieving district in Michigan, with college enrollment rates of 79 percent (well above the national average of 69 percent) and four-year graduation rates of 89 percent (well above the state average of 82 percent).

Through the Lens of Equity and Access - When Good Is Not Good Enough

Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) is a Michigan district consisting of 17,300 students of diverse backgrounds and economic statuses. Although already a high-achieving district, AAPS Superintendent Dr. Jeanice Swift has committed to increasing achievement levels for all students, with special emphasis on underserved populations such as Hispanic/Latino and low-income students.

Texas CTE Programs Prepare Students for Their Unique Futures

How many 9th graders that you know are already enrolled in a nursing program or are running a restaurant with paying customers? At Grand Prairie Independent School District (GPISD) a large district in the Dallas/Forth Worth area, nursing and hospitality are just two of the 29 pathways thats students can pursue, starting as early as middle school, with the goal of getting the knowledge and skills they'll need to succeed in the future.

To Lunch Or Not To Lunch

Hobsons recently surveyed 224 admissions counselors to get their perspective of life on the road. Road warriors from all over the country provided their insights on high school visits, lunch room visits, interactions with high school counselors and students, as well as travel habits throughout the season. Admissions professionals also provided advice for school counselors who host visits on their campus.

Flagstaff High School Increases College Acceptance Rate by 12.8 Percentage Points

The Flagstaff Counseling Department uses the support of technology to continually evolve. For the past nine years, Flagstaff improved its college and career readiness culture by implementing Naviance.

Increasing Parent Engagement in Stamford, Connecticut

Studies show that parent involvement in a student’s education can be one of the biggest factors affecting success during and after high school. And while critically important, schools often struggle to get parents involved. Limited staff time, a lack of resources to provide parents, or uncertainty about how to engage families are just a few contributing factors. One district in Connecticut, however, has seen success in fostering collaboration and engaging parents using the college and career planning and scholarship search tools included in Naviance.

Creating a Meaningful ILP with Naviance

When Colorado enacted a requirement in 2009 that required all students in grades 9-12 to create and manage an Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP), Jeffco turned to Naviance – a one-stop solution that brings all the pieces of an effective college and career readiness program together.

The First Year Impact of Naviance

Before implementing Naviance, Boothbay had a 52% college application rate. Through the use of Naviance’s college search and application tools, they saw an increase to 94% of seniors applying to college, an 80% increase in one year.

Strengthening Counseling Programs with Naviance

Since implementing Naviance, Adams 12 increased its graduation rate by 12%, and data collected through Naviance helped the district justify spending to restore counseling positions that had been lost due to budget cuts.

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