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Career & Trade Planning

Career Planning Timeline

Throughout your student's high school experience, they can expect counselors to come into core classrooms to work on career and personality assessments. In addition, we will work on course selection and goal setting.

Here is an outline of what we do with your student.

Outline for Counselor/Student Interaction

Apprenticeships & Trade Programs


A four-year degree isn't the only path to a successful career. Consider the "middle skills" option mentioned in this Colorado Public Radio Article.

You can and should continue your education beyond a high school diplomaIndeed, 97% of jobs on Colorado’s "Tier 1" job list typically demand some form of education beyond high school, whether that's an apprenticeship, a certificate, or a two- or four-year degree.​ Get more information at College Admissions Tool for Colorado

And, if you choose to attend a technical or community college, you can explore that pathway as well with the help of the Build Options Wizard at


An apprenticeship has valuable benefits and can be a great way to determine your interest in a field of study. More information can be found on the following websites: