Naviance & Family Connection
Naviance & Family Connection is a web-based Student Success Plan portfolio and college and career readiness platform available to all 6th -12th grade students. Naviance provides a number of resources all in one place, including, but not limited to:
Career and Personality Interest Inventories
Students can take assessments and discover potential careers and majors that match skills and interests.
Job descriptions, education /training, knowledge, skills, expected salaries for thousands of careers, as well as related majors are available within Naviance career searches. Students are able to save favorite careers.
Students can track their activities, personal awards, accomplishments, experiences and skills and export in resume form.
College & Major Search Options
Students can search for colleges using specifications (location, size, major, GPA, athletics, etc.). Links to college websites and information about admissions requirements and deadlines are also available. Students can save favorite colleges.
Students can manage their college application deadlines, link to their Common Application accounts, update college acceptance status and request letters of recommendations through Family Connection accounts. School staff can upload and send required college application materials electronically through eDocs.
Students can set short and long term goals in SMART goal format and track progress over time.
Students can search for local and national scholarships.
Student Success Planning
SSP tasks can be assigned, completed, stored and tracked using Naviance. Beginning with the 2017-18 school year there will be district required SSP tasks for grades 6-12 assigned in Naviance.
|Suggested Timeline||Grade 9||Grade 10||Grade 11||Grade 12|
|Sept- Nov||A- Introduction to Graduation Req. and 4 Year Planning||A- 10th Progress Towards Graduation and 4 Year Planning||A- 11th Progress Towards Graduation and 4 Year Planning||A- 12th Progress Towards Graduation and 4 Year Planning|
|Sept- Nov||A/P.S/C –Add SMART Goal||A/P.S/C –Add SMART Goal||A/P.S/C –Add SMART Goal||A/P.S/C –Add SMART Goal|
|Dec- Mar||P/S- Complete Strengths Explorer||A. SAT Prep||A. SAT Prep||C. Complete Game Plan Survey|
|Dec- Mar||C- Add 1 Career/Cluster to List||P/S. Complete Do What You Are Personality Inventory||C Add colleges to my list of “Colleges I’m thinking about”||P/S- Build Resume|
|April-June||P/S- Resume Lesson Reflection||C. Complete College Super Match||P/S- Build Resume||P/S- Complete Graduation Survey|
|April-June||C-College or Career Exposure Reflection||C-College or Career Exposure Reflection||C-College or Career Exposure Reflection||C-College or Career Exposure Reflection|
|Key: A = Academic Domain, C = College/Career Domain, P/S = Personal / Social Domain|