[CCGP Info] MS/JHS Counselors ONLY: College and Career Awareness CDA Reminders

Tsosie-Jensen, Lillian Lillian.Tsosie-Jensen at schools.utah.gov
Tue Aug 11 12:42:07 MDT 2015

Aloha Middle and Junior High School Counselors,

As you gear up for 2015-16 school year, there are several reminders provided to you in preparation for teaching the NEW College and Career Awareness Career Development Applications (CDAs):

1.        To access the new CDA lesson plans and resource files, please visit our Comprehensive Counseling link by going to:


-click on "Departments" link toward top left corner and then "Comprehensive Counseling."  Take a few minutes to look at the array of resources provided under "Comprehensive Counseling."

-click on "College and Career Awareness" link from menu
(optional steps that teachers use: www.schools.utah.gov<http://www.schools.utah.gov>, Under Departments > find Career and Technical Education > Then CTE Programs in the menu on the left > Then on the page on the right under Supporting Programs find College and Career Awareness >Then in the menu on the left find Career Development Applications)

2.       All CDAs in conjunction with teacher-taught CDAs MUST be presented in order from #1-16 with the option of CDA #17 being presented by counselors at the beginning of the year as a PREVIEW or at the end of the year as a REVIEW of all CDAs.

3.       Please meet as your College and Career Awareness Team (counselors and CTE teachers) ASAP to coordinate and calendar the days all CDAs will be taught throughout the year.  Below is the schedule showing when CDAs are taught within Quarter or Trimester systems, pay attention to the teacher-taught schedule CDAs as well:

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4.       All middle and junior high school counselors are required to attend the CDA training.  For those who have not yet attended this, there is one LAST training provided on Tuesday, September 29th.  PLEASE CONTACT YOUR DISTRICT LEADERSHIP FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

Imua, ("Forward and upward!")

Momi Tu'ua
Utah State Office of Education
Comprehensive Counseling and Guidance Specialist
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250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4200
801-538-7828 Office
801-538-7868 Fax

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