Naviance - Connecting Learning & Life

What is Naviance?

Naviance is a college and career readiness platform that helps connect academic achievement to post-secondary goals. Our comprehensive college and career readiness solution empowers students and families to connect learning and life and provides schools and districts with the information they need to help students prepare for life after high school. It also allows students to create a plan for their futures by helping them discover their individual strengths and learning styles and explore college and career options based on their results. DCSD is confident that Naviance will provide ample information and support in meeting the needs of its' students and families while making post secondary decisions.

Naviance will be a technological platform that will house particular student information. Such information will include ALPs (Advance Learning Plans), ICAPs (Individual Career and Academic Plan), student/parent surveys, and other pertinent information. Naviance is an a program that will support both you and your child as they enter high school and making post-secondary decisions.

Review: ICAP/Naviance Prezi

Step 1: Creation of ICAP/Naviance Google Doc - Please make a copy of this form, re-name it as (First Name Initial.Last Name - ICAP/Naviance 2018-19), then share it with your parent(s), Wellness teacher, PAWS teacher, and counselor.

ICAP/Naviance Goals/Ideas 2018-19 - To support your efforts in creating your three goals (academic, post-secondary, and affective) please select one, or all three links. Each link has a listing of goals that you may choose to use or personalize them as you deem necessary. If you have a goal in mind, please feel free to use it.

Academic

Post-Secondary/Career

Affective - Social/Emotional

Step 2: Sign into naviance.com.

1. Cresthill's zip code is 80130.

2. Select Cresthill MS.

3. Your Username is your full email address.

4. Your Password is either DcsdID# or just your ID#.

5. Once you are in Naviance, select family connections

6. Select the 'about me' tab

7. Under 'Success Plan', click on the 'goals' link

Step 3: Naviance Goal Set-Up 2018-19 You will find step-by-step instructions on how to login to Naviance and place your goals from your google doc.

Additional links/sites that will support your efforts towards identifying your strengths/interests as you begin to explore your options.

CollegeinColorado This link will provide you with step-by-step instructions in creating a College in Colorado account and guide you through various interest inventories designed in supporting your efforts in identifying your interests/strengths.

CollegeinColoradoVideo This link will provide you with a video description of step-by-step instructions in creating a College in Colorado account and guide you through various interest inventories designed in supporting your efforts in identifying your interests/strengths.