June 25 – Weekly Update

Congratulations on closing out another successful school year! We are beyond proud of the College and Career Planning Community, as you continuously rise above the occasion and demonstrate your commitment to ensuring every student graduates with a postsecondary plan. This year, you shifted to remote advising in a matter of weeks, participated in a citywide... Continue Reading →

June 18 – Weekly Update

Greetings! This week’s updates focus on the expansion of College Bridge, bulk upload instructions for tracking students in STARS, and a reminder about the 2020 Senior Survey. On Tuesday, we received a huge win for the class of 2020, in a press release, Mayor de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced the expansion of the College Bridge Program, a... Continue Reading →

June 11 – Weekly Update

Greetings! This week’s update includes a citywide STARS progress update, a call to action for the 2020 Senior Survey, and tips to prevent summer melt. Our city is making history on many fronts, and our extended Decision Campaign is making tremendous progress in ensuring graduating seniors’ postsecondary plans have been accounted for citywide in the STARS... Continue Reading →

June 3 – Weekly Update

Greetings! This week’s update highlights our professional learning community, the importance of wellness, and reminding our students that they matter!  Today and every day, we stand with you and our students. We stand with the Black community and proclaim that Black Lives Matter. Of the 1.1 million students we serve, students of color comprise the... Continue Reading →

May 28 – Weekly Update

Greetings, we hope you had a restful long weekend! This week’s update highlights the importance of supporting seniors with updating financial aid documents and financial resources. As the Class of 2020 moves closer to graduation and the future beyond, it is crucial to help them plan with affordability in mind. With so many unknowns in the postsecondary landscape... Continue Reading →

May 19 – Weekly Update

Greetings! This weekly update focuses on the importance of tracking students' postsecondary plans and resources to support practitioners. Last week, the principal's hub included guidance on high schools documenting postsecondary plans for each senior in the STARS Postsecondary Tracker within a week of each student’s commitment until June 30. The STARS Postsecondary Tracker is a support tool... Continue Reading →

May 13 – Weekly Update

Greetings! Last week, the College and Career Planning Team (CCP) began to schedule Decision check-ins with all schools throughout May and June, in order to support your work reaching all seniors for 1:1 conferences and tracking postsecondary decisions. Be sure to connect with your College and Career Planning team point for Decision Campaign supports. During this time, we... Continue Reading →

May 5 – Weekly Update

Happy Teacher and Educator Appreciation week! Last week, we kicked off the Decision Campaign for May through June, with a congratulatory note from the Chancellor to students from the class of 2020. In response to COVID19, many higher ed institutions have extended their deadlines beyond May 1st including various City University of New York (CUNY)... Continue Reading →

Apr./May Edition

Greetings! We hope that you, your school community and your loved ones are all safe and well. During these unprecedented times, we want you to know that the College and Career Planning Team is committed to supporting you and your school’s postsecondary planning efforts. In response to changes in the Postsecondary Planning landscape, and to the Mayor and... Continue Reading →

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