Career Conversation Starters are conversational prompts that can be used to help students clarify and build their mindsets and behaviors for personal, academic, and workplace success.
Skills addressed: Time Management, Self-Motivation, Organizing & Planning, Problem Solving, Goal Setting, Lifelong Learning, Critical Thinking, Technology, Self-Awareness
The American School Counselor Association (ASCA), a national membership association for school counselors, provides professional development, periodicals, conferences, networking, and other professional growth opportunities to its members. In 2016, the Colorado Department of Education partnered with the ASCA to develop Career Conversation Starters. Additional information, including free Career Conversation training, can be found on the Colorado Department of Education website. In 2021, the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) published the ASCA Student Standards: Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success: K–12 College- and Career-Readiness Standards for Every Student.
Tags: Adaptability & Flexibility, Critical & Creative Thinking, Digital Literacy, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership & Initiative, Navigating & Using Information, Respecting Differences, Self-Management, Teamwork & Collaboration, Advising & Coaching Tool, Assessment Tool, Skills Framework, Download & Print, Online, Free, Adult Education, English Language Learners, Higher Education, Older Youth, Workforce Development
Adaptability & Flexibility
Critical & Creative Thinking
Leadership & Initiative
Navigating & Using Information
Teamwork & Collaboration