Delavan-Darien Academic And Career Planning

Phoenix Middle School ACP

  • Support
    • ACP Team
      • An Academic and Career Planning (ACP) team will meet bi-monthly to:
        • Plan lessons
        • 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 school counselor and school administrator.  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
      • Parents
        • Parent information and education nights
        • 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

    • 8th Grade:  Homeroom Class
      • ACP
        • Career Cruising (16 dates)
          • Career & Life Goals
          • Financial Literacy
          • 5-Year Academic Plan
          • Transitions
          • Education
          • Inventories/Assessments
      • Digital Citizenship
        • Internet Safety
      • Second Step (40 dates)
        • Character Education
    • 7th Grade:  Homeroom Class
      • ACP
        • Career Cruising (16 dates)
          • Career & Life Goals
          • Financial Literacy
          • 5-Year Academic Plan
          • Transitions
          • Education
          • Inventories/Assessments
        • Digital Citizenship
          • Internet Safety
      • Second Step (40 dates)
        • Character Education
    • 6th Grade:  Self Discovery & Career Explorations Allied Arts Course
    • (45 Class Sessions)
      • ACP-Career Cruising
        • Career & Life Goals
        • Financial Literacy
        • 6-Year Academic Plan
        • Transitions
        • Education
        • Inventories/Assessments
      • Second Step (Homeroom)
        • Character Education
      • Digital Citizenship
        • Internet Safety
        • Keyboarding
  • 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
        • Send out notifications
          • Guest Speakers
          • Fieldtrips
          • Tours
      • School Counselor
        • Meet with individual students that seek individual support on ACP
        • Send out notifications
          • College Days
          • Career Days
          • Guest Speakers
          • Tours
          • ACP Conferences
  • Parent Communication
    • Parent Workshop(s)
    • High School Transition Meeting
      • High School Course Selection
      • Review Career Cruising various surveys to share student’s areas of interest for their ACP Pathways
    • Monthly Message From Counselor in the Phoenix Newsletter
    • Delavan Darien website
  • Linkages to the community
    • Delavan Darien School District’s Summer Fun & Resource Fair
    • Phoenix Middle School Career fair
      • Invite career professionals from community, Walworth County, and outlying Counties
    • Industry Tours
    • Guest Speakers
    • College Visits
  • 8th Grade ACP/Transition Conferences
    • Student, Parent and Counselor
      • Career Matchmaker
      • Academic/Personal Goals
      • High School classes and schedules
      • Action Steps to achieve success
      • 5-Year Plan
      • Goals
  • Transition to High School
    • Welcome Night (Winter)
    • High School Tour(s)
    • 8th Grade Lunch Meeting(s)
    • Student and Counselor Meeting