Career Coaches provide critical functions that would otherwise not be provided in high schools. Read more about the benefits Career Coaches can bring to your high school!
Benefits to High School
The top five job responsibilities of Career Coaches are:
- Assisting students with career plans.
- Administering/interpreting career assessments.
- Assisting students with college admissions and applications.
- Assisting the guidance department with planning and implementing career events.
- Connecting students with business and industry representatives.
Ninety-five percent of high school principals indicate that the Career Coach program met or exceeded overall expectations.
- 87 percent or greater satisfaction rate of students receiving coaching services based on the Career Coach's interest in student career needs, knowledge of career information and assistance in making career and college plans.
- 71 percent of students without college intentions developed plans to continue to post-secondary education after meeting with a Career Coach.
- 95 percent of high school principals indicated that the Career Coach program met or exceeded overall expectations.
- 8 percent increase over three years in the number of recent graduates that enroll in community college, as compared to enrollments before the high school had a Career Coach.
- 4 percent increase over three years in the number of recent graduates that enroll in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Programs at the community college, as compared to CTE enrollments before the high school had a Career Coach.
- 11 percent increase over four years in the number of dual enrollment 11th- and 12th-grade students, when compared to dual enrollment eleventh- and twelfth-grade students before the high school had a Career Coach.