Academic Advisement/Student Progression

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Technical Assistance Papers (TAPs)
Third Grade Student Progression (DPS: 2014-128) (October 24, 2014)
Other Resources
High School Graduation Requirements
Academic Advisement Flyers — The FDOE’s Graduation Requirements webpage provides academic advisement flyers for students entering by grade nine cohort year. These flyers are available in English, Spanish, and Haitian-Creole languages.
MEASURE - Counselors Using Data — While there are various methods for collecting and using data to show results of the counseling and guidance program, MEASURE is a six-step accountability process used in many Florida schools.
Career Information
Career Cruiser and Teacher’s Guide is a career exploration publication to be used with eighth grade students. It provides self-assessment activities to assist students in thinking about the relationship between personal interests and career goals.
Educator’s Toolkit for Middle School Students — Section 1003.4156, Florida Statutes, requires students to complete a Career and Education Planning course to be taken in sixth, seventh, or eighth grade. The purpose of this web page is to provide resources to assist course instructors in developing and teaching the required course.
Florida Counseling for Future Education Handbook (PDF Download) — This publication provides information to school counselors and advisors with a comprehensive academic resource to guide students with planning for postsecondary education in Florida is available in the Florida Counseling for Future Education Handbook.
Mapping Your Future is a free resource for career, college, financial aid, and money management information.
MyCareerShines – This website provides free online career and education planning for middle and high school students and also college and adult students. Middle and high school students can develop and academic and career plan.
National Career Development Association is a division of the American Counseling Association that promotes career development.
Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.
Financial Aid
Bright Futures Scholarship Programs establishes three lottery-funded scholarships for Florida high school graduates who demonstrate high academic achievement and enroll in eligible Florida public or private postsecondary institutions.
CollegeNET search engine helps you quickly find the ideal college. Narrow down by region, college sports, major, tuition, and several other criteria.
Office of Student Financial Assistance serves as a guarantor for the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) and the administrator of Florida's scholarship and grant programs.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) allows for the electronic submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It is used to apply for federal student financial aid such as the Pell Grant, student loans, and college work-study. In addition, most states and schools use FAFSA information to award their financial aid.
Federal Student Aid Resources provides publications, fact sheets, online tools, and other resources to help you prepare and pay for college or career school.
Postsecondary Advisement
ACT is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides more than one hundred assessment, research, information, and program management services in the broad areas of education and workforce development.
Campus Tours provides virtual college tours and academic multimedia, working with hundreds of colleges and universities.
College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.
College Navigator search engine helps you quickly find the ideal college. Narrow down by region, college sports, major, tuition, and several other criteria.
FloridaNext is Florida’s magazine to assist students by providing information high school life, jobs, cars, college preparation and more.
SpringBoard is a unique, comprehensive program that enables students to build the skills and understanding they need for success in AP courses and college-level work. This powerful program provides rigorous English and mathematics lessons for students in grades 6-12.