Future Ready Support & Spotlight (January 2024)

Amanda Brink, Future Ready Consultant

Did you know that Great Prairie AEA has a Future Ready team excited to support your district or classroom with best practices in Learner Agency, Life Skills, Successful Transitions, Innovation Mindset, and Rigorous Academic Standards? 

Learn more about the state AEA initiative here

Current future ready supports and services at GPAEA:

  • District Career & Academic Planning (DCAP) Support/PD
    • Self Understanding, Career Information, Career Exploration, CIS integration, Postsecondary Exploration, and Postsecondary and Career Decision 
  • Meaningful Career Conversation Workshops/PD
  • Portrait of a Graduate/Learner
  • Work-based Learning Support
    • Including MOC, Work Experience Coordinator, and WBL Coordinator support
  • Career & Tech Ed (CTE) Educator Support
    • Including advisories, self studies, CLNA, and Regional Planning Partnerships
  • Postsecondary Readiness Data Dives
  • Future Ready Data Summary Support
  • Secondary Transition Special Education Support/PD
  • Computer Science & STEM Support/PD
  • Instructional Technology Support/PD incorporating the Universal Constructs 
    • Critical Thinking, Complex Communication, Creativity, Collaboration, Flexibility & Adaptability, Productivity & Accountability
  • Support for School Counselors 
  • Clearinghouse for Work Based Learning Support
  • Authentic Learning Support/PD
  • Connections & Collaborative Partnership Facilitation 

In order to create awareness and share best practices, we will spotlight local schools in our Cornerstone publication. Each month, we will share the innovative work of educators and students and highlight best practices at our GPAEA schools.

Please consider sharing your successes using this brief spotlight submission form! We want to share your story! 

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to any of the listed team members with any questions or ideas to better support your students in becoming future ready!

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