A Career Administrator allows high schools to ensure students are both college and career ready. In 2015, California received over $119 million in Perkins funding to support college and career-readiness programs. According to the Massachusetts’ Department of Education, “being college and career ready means that an......

. The 2014 Gallup Student Poll found that: Only 33% of high school students said yes to having learned something interesting in the last seven days, and 20% said yes to having fun in school. These findings, along with research conducted on classroom performance, make it clear......

I spend most of my time working with students, so I was excited to spend the first half of last week at a conference with only adults. Within eight hours however, I felt drained. Everyone shares their frustration with kids being disrespectful, inconsiderate, and insensitive.......

The majority of students I meet understand how crucial mentors are for them, but share a common struggle: “How do I actually find a mentor?” To alleviate this struggle, LinkedIn has rolled out a Career Advice Mentoring Program. The LinkedIn Mentoring program will “connect users with......

We want the best for our kids. We want them to do well in school so we help them with their homework—even if that means getting stuck doing a lot of it ourselves. We want them to be well-rounded so we load up the minivan......

As educators, we’ve all heard of work-based learning.  Also, we have all had at least one student approach us with the question, “How will this help me in the real world?” Every year, teachers are reminded of the academic requirements they must help their students......

I was at the annual NACAC (National Association for College Admissions Counseling) conference in Boston in September. The conference invited thousands of counselors from around the nation to learn more about preparing our students for the changing world. There were many seminars offered, but there was one......

I gave a presentation on work experience in college two weeks ago to a group of 80 college juniors. Most companies recruit juniors in their Fall semester for summer internship programs so we were discussing everyone’s favorite topic: internships.  Many were nervous about their upcoming......