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College and Career Readiness


College and career readiness programs can provide successful transitions between high school and college or work by helping students gain the skills, knowledge, and expertise needed for their postsecondary success. The four chapters in this section describe ways you can integrate college and career readiness into your out-of-school time program through activities, partnerships and family involvement.

Implementation Strategies

Find strategies to move college and career readiness into practice, including setting goals and keeping projects focused on student needs.

Coaching My Staff

Plan staff training to develop the skills to integrate college and career readiness elements into your out-of-school time programs.


Find customizable tools that can assist you in planning, implementing and assessing your projects.

My Notebook

College and Career Readiness

The Notebook is a useful way to jot down notes as you go through the various topics available on the You For Youth website. If you'd like to use the notebook, please sign in if you already have an account or register now to join the Y4Y community!


College and Career Readiness