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Next Step Plan

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NSP English-High School

NSP Spanish-High School

NSP English - Middle School

NSP Spanish - Middle School

NSP English instructions

NSP Spanish instructions

Senior Final Next Step Plan

Spanish Senior Final Next Step Plans

APS Graduation Requirement

Career Clusters Interest Inventory

Career Clusters Interest Inventory—Spanish

APS Next Step Plan Implementation Schedule

8th graders: Complete all four years of the one (1) page interim plan

9th graders: Review and revise as 9th, 10th, 11th  & 12th grade interim plan (6 pages)
If the student is not on target for graduation, students along with their parent and school official will determine a plan of how to get the student back on target for graduation.

10th graders: Review and revise 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th grade interim plan (6 pages)
If the student is not on target for graduation, students along with their parent and school official will determine a plan of how to get the student back on target for graduation.

11th graders: Review and revise 9th, 10th, 11th  & 12th grade interim plan (6 pages)
If the student is not on target for graduation, students along with their parent and school official will determine a plan of how to get the student back on target for graduation.

12th graders: Review graduation status and revise  if needed 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade interim plan and prepare Final Plan
If the student is not on target for graduation, students along with their parent and school official will determine a plan of how to get the student back on target for graduation.

Minimal requirements:

  • Each student within grades 8 through 12 will complete a NSP in their advisory.  Parents/guardians will review and sign the NSP in the spring student-led conference.
  • Grades 8 through 11 will complete the interim plan
  • Grade 12 will complete the final plan

Career Guidance Recommendations:

  • Students complete an career interest inventory , i.e., Career Futures, Choices or Career Clusters Interest Inventory in English or Spanish.
  • Students identify which NM Career Cluster they are interested in.
  • Students identify which career pathway they are interested in within the career cluster.
  • Students prepare an academic/career portfolio, which include document, i.e., letters of recommendation, awards received, resume, industry certificates received, and transcript.
  • Students complete a career readiness assessment, i.e., WorkKeys
  • Students take required entrance exams for colleges or trade schools, i.e., ACT, SAT, and ACUPLACER
  • Students participate in a work site experience in related career interest.
  • Students participate is a volunteer experience.
  • Students review colleges of interest and other career goals and requirements to obtain that goal.
  • Students review career pathways and necessary courses requirements.