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COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted communities, exposing long standing systemic, structural and institutional educational inequities. Intentionality is required to create new postsecondary advising and counseling models that embrace diverse perspectives, call out racist policies and practices and increase opportunities for historically marginalized students. Students and families are navigating a complex and rapidly changing cradle to career pipeline today and need immediate support – their voices, which are often missing, must guide our next steps.
We need responsive and informed postsecondary guidance that is malleable to a quickly changing world impacted by a global pandemic. Recognizing that there are many people who work towards helping students navigate their post high school options, we seek to engage with and bring together all stakeholders (students, parents, guardians, K-12 educators, higher ed. partners, community based organizations, school counselors, graduate students, counselor educators and researchers) to respond to the clarion call for creative, decisive, and equity focused solutions.
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The most critical contemporary objectives of secondary schools in the United States are to prepare students to be college and career ready. Yet, definitions of
Over the past few decades, colleges and universities within the US have welcomed a more diverse student population than in years past. To support all
Introduction In 2014, College Access Partnerships at Appalachian State University (AppState) launched a 7-year grant program, Appalachian GEAR UP, aimed at increasing the number of
From Traditional to Tailored: How School Counselors Should Consider the Career Development Needs of Minoritized Youth
Career Development in the 21st century is wrought with historical complexities, current disparities, and future problems that warrant a critical investigation. Despite small gains in
As we navigate through the pandemic, we can admit the past two years have been very difficult. In the case of students, in addition to
What are students supposed to count on during times of uncertainty and change? Forced to suddenly move from a traditional face-to-face routine to a foreign
Equity-Based Career Development and Postsecondary Readiness Special Issue and the NEED for the School Counseling Profession
Now more than ever, a postsecondary education or training is needed given the shift in the workforce and the credentialing needed for employment in certain
“COVID-19 has decimated many people’s mental health and it will take a long time to recover.”~High School Student, Class of 2022 ACT’s recently released (February
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed an educational system rife with inequitable access to resources and insufficient support needed to overcome barriers already contributing to existing
The Journal of College Access has published a special issue, “College Access and Success for Undocumented Students.” This edition sought manuscript submissions that offered innovative
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