Delavan-Darien Academic And Career Planning

Delavan-Darien High School ACP

  • SUPPORT
    • ACP Team
      • An Academic and Career Planning (ACP) team will meet monthly to plan lessons and schedule events
        • Schedule events (guest speakers, career fair, tours, parent nights)
        • Seek ways to connect to post high school options and careers.
      • Team will be chaired by Director of Careers and Occupations.  Members will include administrator, counselor, faculty, parents, community members, students
      • All staff will be trained in Career Cruising for grade-level homeroom activities.
        • Continued Staff Development Support and School Meetings
    • Roles & Responses
      • Administrator
        • School climate
        • Behavioral management plans
        • School-wide needs assessment
        • Student data and results
        • Student assistance team building
        • Leadership
      • Teachers
        • Career portfolio development
        • Assistance with students’ academic plans
        • Classroom guidance activities on study skills, career development,etc.
        • Academic support, learning style assessment and education to help students succeed academically
        • Classroom career speakers
      • Community Members:
        • Job shadowing, service learning
        • Career education
        • Guest speaking
        • Field trips
        • Internships
        • Employment Opportunities
      • Parents
        • Parent information and education nights, i.e. parent portals
        • Communication
        • Parent conferencing specific to student’s education plan
        • Assessment results interpretation
        • Resource referrals
        • College/career exploration
      • Students:
        • Peer education
        • Peer support
        • Academic support
        • School climate
        • Leadership development
  • Course(s)  that meet ACP requirements
    *HOMEROOM has 62 Dates from September 18th – June 1st
  • Career Cruising Expectations
    • Students
      • My Plan
        • Inventories/Assessments
        • Career Exploration & Goals
        • Education Exploration & Plan
        • Activities & Experiences
        • My Saved Careers
          • Career Clusters Pathways Interest
        • Artifacts
    • Parent
      • Parent Portal engagement
      • Student’s Plan
      • ACP Conferences for 8th Grade
    • Teachers
      • Assignments/Activities
        • Inventories/Assessments
        • Career Exploration & Goals
        • Education Exploration & Plan
        • Activities & Experiences
        • My Saved Careers
        • Artifacts
        • Reality Fair
      • Send out notifications
        • Guest Speakers
        • Field trips
        • Tours
    • School Counselor
      • Meet with individual students that seek individual support on ACP
      • Send out notifications
        • College/Military Representatives
        • Tours
        • ACP Conferences
        • PSAT Testing
        • ACT/WorkKeys Testing
        • AP Testing
        • ASVAB
        • Course Selection
        • Financial Planning and FAFSA Workshops
        • Director of Careers & Occupations
      • Career Days
      • Guest Speakers
      • College/Business tour
      • Wisconsin Education Fair
  • Parent Communication
    • Parent Workshop(s)
    • High School Course Selection
      • Review Career Cruising various assessments to share student’s areas of interest for their ACP Pathways
    • Monthly Message From Counselor in the DDHS Newsletter
    • Delavan-Darien website
  • Linkages to the community
    • Delavan-Darien School District’s Summer Fun & Resource Fair
    • Wisconsin Education Fair (College Fair) and School Career fair
      • Invite career professionals from community, Walworth County, and outlying Counties
    • Industry Tours
    • Guest Speakers
    • College Visits
    • Community Advisories
    • Community Service Opportunities
  • Transition to High School
    • Welcome Night (Winter)
    • High School Tour(s)
    • 8th Grade Lunch Meeting(s)
    • Student and Counselor Meeting
  • Preparation for Graduation/Transition to life after high school
    • College Applications
    • FAFSA
    • Resume Writing
    • Job Center
    • Job Applications
  • Career Clusters and Pathways
    • There are 16 different career clusters.  Career clusters includes different career options, sample careers and related courses.