It all begins with a pathway built for student success

The True Cost of Student Loan Debt

I recently read an article that revealed some shocking truths about student loan debt. In Ohio, two-thirds of all students have student loan debt, with the average amount reaching over $30,000 per student. Equally as staggering is the fact that 8% of Ohio residents over the age of 50 still have some amount of student…

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Steps for Building Career Pathways to Success

According to a recent report published by The Education Trust, less than 10% of high school graduates complete a curriculum that prepares them for college or a career. While many factors contribute to this statistic, an effective curriculum for college and career readiness begins with a well-defined pathway. Step by step, career pathways must be…

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The Pathways Challenge

Career Pathways allow students to develop their core academic, technical and employability skills to align with the needs of industries. Career pathways provide the skills to transition into and through the workforce. By completing a well-rounded education that applies academic knowledge to real-world experiences, students are best prepared for a wide array of professions. Other…

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Why Career Exploration Needs to Happen Much Sooner Than You Thought

Over the past year, my team has had the chance to reflect on the rapid changes happening in education. Schools are more clearly defining student pathways and they’re discovering they can utilize technology to implement changes that will have a profound impact on the trajectory of a student.  That’s where we come in.  As an…

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4 Ways to Ensure Students Complete School Pathways

In today’s modern world, many schools are stuck in the past. Counselors and school administrators are still relying on outdated, manual methods for everything from pathway and career exploration to tracking and reporting student pathway progressions…that is, until ScheduleSMART Pathway Advancement to College and Career (PACC) came along. PACC is a flexible software that provides…

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