Some may be preparing to attend a 4 year university, others are planning to finish up their certificates so they can work through college, and others maybe planning on going into the military or straight into the workforce. Whatever you path has in store, know who and where your resources are.

Be involved in developing and pursuing your plan.

Be sure you are active in Naviance so that your plans, searches, and resources are documented and stored properly. [For more information about how to navigate Naviance contact your counselor. ]

Actively work towards earning credentials

APS students have multiple opportunities to earn various credentials. Whether students are involved in a Concurrent Enrollment, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, a career pathway, ASCENT or earning Digital Badges by demonstrating their 21st Century Skills. Learn about the opportunities you have to earn Workforce and Industry Based Certificates at Pickens Technical College through concurrent enrollment courses allowing you to enter the workforce to immediately start your career or to provide additional income while you are in school.

APS recognizes assets and supports students' passion...

What 21st Century Skills do you possess? How do you demonstrate those skills? What experiences do you have access to that will help influence your future career?

Aurora L.I.G.H.T.S.

Aurora L.I.G.H.T.S. is an exciting, and rigorous, college-preparatory curricula and instruction that exposes students to coursework and programs in medicine, research, and allied health sciences fields. Students have the unique opportunity to engage with this program in a variety of APS schools. View the promotional video for more information and student testimonials.

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