Definition of college and career readiness in IowaSchool counselors image

Iowa students who are college and career ready have acquired the necessary knowledge, skills, and strategies to be successful in post-secondary opportunities as demonstrated through multiple sources of evidence, including those generated by students. Iowa students who are college and career ready have successfully:

  1. Achieved Proficiency In Essential Content Knowledge
  2. Acquired Practical Transition Skills
  3. Developed Key Learning Skills And Cognitive Strategies
  4. Built A Strong Foundation Of Self Understanding And Engagement Strategies


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School Counseling at Iowa Department of Education

Iowa Intermediary Work-based Learning Network

Iowa School Professional Counseling Framework Resources

Mindsets and Behavior Training Module

ASCA Mindsets and Behaviors Program Planning Tool

Mindset and Behavior Unpacking/Standards File


Iowa School Counseling Mission Statement

School Counselor Brochure

Iowa Administrative Rules

Student Curriculum Plan: Required State Components

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Iowa school counseling program framework – april 2015