College Readiness vs. Career Readiness: Same or Different?

Not all students have the same goals. Some will want to attend college after graduating, while others will want to jump straight into a technical career. With students aiming to take separate paths upon graduation, how can educators ensure that all students are fully prepared to pursue their chosen fields?

In Getting Ready for College, Careers, and the Common Core: What Every Educator Needs to Know, author David T. Conley explores this and many other issues educators face as they develop programs for their students.

Read the excerpt below for insight into Conley’s findings on what it means to be prepared for college as opposed to being prepared for a career (and how it all connects to the Common Core state standards). Go here to learn more or purhase the book.

College Readiness, Career Readiness: Same or Different? (excerpt from Getting Ready for College, Careers, a… by Jossey-Bass Education

Getting Ready for College, Careers, and the Common Core: What Every Educator Needs to Know (2013) – 9781118551141

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