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Ana G. Mendez University System

The Ana G. Mendez University System is the first adult higher education dual language program in the US. Offering undergraduate and graduate degrees through a flexible schedule, the university serves Hispanic adult students in five campuses in the US, including Wheaton, MD. Academic programs include education, health, business, communications, social sciences, science and technology, and culinary arts.

Source: Ana G. Mendez University System
Category: Career Exploration & Assessments, College Planning and Assessments
Publication Date: 2019

Ansell-Casey Life Skills Assessment

This website provides assessments and resources for youth employability and life skills.

Source: Casey Family Programs
Category: Career Exploration & Assessments, College Planning and Assessments, Local Social Services, Tools for Advisers
Publication Date: 2017

Building a Successful Postsecondary Preparatory Program at a Back on Track School

This case study of the North Queens Community High School describes how the school helped its students get back on track to earn a high school diploma. It presents tools and resources of various aspects of its postsecondary preparation program.

Source: Jobs for the Future
Category: College Planning and Assessments, Tools for Advisers, Current Research
Publication Date: 2013

Career Coach DC

OSSE's Career Coach DC helps people find a career pathway and education and training programs that best fit their interests. Users can search for careers and education programs, take a career assessment, and build their resume.

Source: DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Category: Career Exploration & Assessments, College Planning and Assessments, Tools for Advisers
Publication Date: 2019

Career Development Framework

The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) Career Development Framework illustrates career pathways through skill development, career readiness, and the transition to the workforce.

Source: Philadelphia Youth Network
Category: Career Exploration & Assessments, Tools for Advisers
Publication Date: 2018

Career One Stop

This website provides tools and assessments for career exploration and preparation.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor
Category: Career Exploration & Assessments, Tools for Advisers
Publication Date: 2018

Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School

The Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School provides immigrants with adult education classes, life skills programs, and support services. Programs include English as a Second Language, GED in English and Spanish, computer literacy, citizenship test preparation; career training in health, IT, culinary arts, and education; and support services such as mental health counseling, job placement, leadership training and much more.

Source: The Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School
Category: Career Exploration & Assessments, College Planning and Assessments, Local Social Services
Publication Date: 2019

Clear Expectations on Readiness

Use this guidebook to learn more about how different communities navigate The Pathway to College for their most underserved students and how you could adopt these practices and tools in your own communities.
“While it goes without question that students need strong academic skills to succeed in postsecondary education, our research indicates that “college readiness” must be more broadly conceived. In a recent study, we interviewed almost 200 community college faculty, staff and students. These interviews made abundantly clear that certain non-academic skills, behaviors and attitudes are equally germane to college success.”
 

Category: Current Research
Publication Date: 2012

Educational Opportunity Center - Educational Counseling

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is a free program committed to providing adult DC residents with high-quality information, guidance and counseling. Specifically, the EOC program provides information and services in the following categories: 1) Admissions Counseling & College Selection, 2) Academic and Career Counseling, 3) Assistance with Financial Aid Applications & Financial Aid Counseling, 4) Scholarship Searches, 5) Financial Education, and 6) GED Information and Referrals.

Source: The College Board
Category: Career Exploration & Assessments, College Planning and Assessments, Financial Aid

Education Planner

This website provides tools and resources to help students plan for college or career.

Source: Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
Category: Career Exploration & Assessments, College Planning and Assessments, Tools for Advisers
Publication Date: 2017