• ECISD students can explore their career interests by completing career exploration activities in their Navance and ACCESS K-12 accounts.  They can access these amazing resources by logging into their classlinks and clicking on the apps for these programs.  Students can also access these programs by clicking on the banner links below.

  • Naviance is an online toolkit for students and parents to help them make informed choices in planning for life beyond graduation. This platform helps students learn about their interests, strengths, and needs so that they can receive individualized support to help them reach their goals.

    -Take career interest profiling surveys to identify career interests

    -Align their career interests to program of study selection

    -ECISD students are able to apply for scholarship

    -Submit transcripts to Universities they are applying to and The Common App

    -Request letters of recommendation

    -Students will continue to have access to their Naviance account beyond high school graduation to and through post secondary completion.

     

  • FOCUS: Opening up the world of possibilities that exist right in our communities & region, ACCESS is committed to be the best platform that helps our students connect the value of what they study in the classroom to a pathway via college to their dream job. Instead of blindly trying to figure out what to do, ACCESS helps each student to explore, engage and identify careers of intrinsic interest by:

    • Exploring careers of interest online
    • Receive answers to questions from local career experts
    • Engage in discussions with the experts during site visits to the classroom and
    • Make a connection of intrinsic interest to STEM courses and Jobs/Careers.

    Answering the “WHY”:ACCESS program connects and supports student's research interest to immerse in the career opportunities in their local communities and understand "WHY" they study math, chemistry, physics or biology in the classroom. ACCESS creates systemic and continuous opportunities for each student to gain confidence and move forward with increasing clarity and purpose from 6th grade to be a focused freshman in college.

    Strengthening Essential Career Skills:ACCESS program reinforces and strengthens critical 21st Century career skills essential for professional success including Critical Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, Relationship, Trust and Resiliency. These foundational skills also allow each student to gain from paying attention in the classroom and learning from real world professionals. A self-motivated student with increasing clarity will take the most meaningful pathway to the career of their choice.

    Community Effort Alignment: ACCESS is a true community engagement and alignment platform that connects the school district to the local college, chamber of commerce and health system careers to deliver a true student centric education environment establishing a sustainable foundational model to develop, strengthen and support local workforce development, creating that warm, supporting pathway for every student in that County.