Careers 2 Communities

Counseling for Careers: Improving Student Outcomes 

The world of work is changing and so are the parameters of school counseling.  
Without a strong career counseling program, students remain unaware of what they need to succeed—such as math and technical proficiencies— and either make career decisions in a “vacuum of information” or table making career decisions at all.
School counselors create clarity for students through assessment of interests and goals, and guidance to ensure that capabilities match interests, maximizing future success.
When students are exposed to careers while learning math skills, they discover how it is used in real workplace settings. Minority and economically disadvantaged students, who are less likely to have tools to engage in career exploration and then can turn to school counselors to build career pathways.  

Note: NS4ed is a collaborative partner of the Careers2Communities Program