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Getting Started with My10yearPlan.com and The Teachers' Lounge

Join the Curriculum and Technical Support Team as you prepare to launch another great school year for your Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused program! After walking through My10yearPlan.com® and The Teachers' Lounge with a seasoned Curriculum and Technical Support expert you'll have a variety of helpful tips and time-tested resources.

All Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused teachers are welcome to join these complimentary webinars!


August 12, 2020 - 3:00 PM PDT     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Integrating My10yearPlan.com® with Canvas for a Seamless Online Student Experience

We’ve designed a course shell to provide your students with access to their My10yearPlan.com account seamlessly through your campus Canvas LMS. This integration allows for:

  • Easy and trouble-free course creation for instructors!
  • Streamlined, single sign-on experience for students!
With your Canvas LMS and our integrated My10yearPlan.com course outline, you can deliver a robust and engaging experience under ALL of the following circumstances:
  • You provide instruction in a traditional classroom setting
  • You offer a completely online course
  • You use a hybrid model that incorporates both synchronous and asynchronous learning

August 14, 2020 - 12:00 PM PDT     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Getting Started with My10yearPlan.com and The Teachers' Lounge

Join the Curriculum and Technical Support Team as you prepare to launch another great school year for your Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused program! After walking through My10yearPlan.com® and The Teachers' Lounge with a seasoned Curriculum and Technical Support expert you'll have a variety of helpful tips and time-tested resources.

All Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused teachers are welcome to join these complimentary webinars!


August 18, 2020 - 11:00 AM PDT     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Gauging Student Progress in My10yearPlan.com®

Join members of our support team to learn how you can use the dashboard, grading, and reporting features available in My10yearPlan.com to gauge student progress. This complimentary webinar will be of particular interest to instructors who will be working with their students remotely during the 2020-2021 school year.
August 19, 2020 - 3:00 PM PDT     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Getting Started with My10yearPlan.com and The Teachers' Lounge

Join the Curriculum and Technical Support Team as you prepare to launch another great school year for your Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused program! After walking through My10yearPlan.com® and The Teachers' Lounge with a seasoned Curriculum and Technical Support expert you'll have a variety of helpful tips and time-tested resources.

All Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused teachers are welcome to join these complimentary webinars!


August 20, 2020 - 3:00 PM PDT     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Integrating My10yearPlan.com® with Canvas for a Seamless Online Student Experience

We’ve designed a course shell to provide your students with access to their My10yearPlan.com account seamlessly through your campus Canvas LMS. This integration allows for:

  • Easy and trouble-free course creation for instructors!
  • Streamlined, single sign-on experience for students!
With your Canvas LMS and our integrated My10yearPlan.com course outline, you can deliver a robust and engaging experience under ALL of the following circumstances:
  • You provide instruction in a traditional classroom setting
  • You offer a completely online course
  • You use a hybrid model that incorporates both synchronous and asynchronous learning

August 21, 2020 - 12:00 PM PDT     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Gauging Student Progress in My10yearPlan.com®

Join members of our support team to learn how you can use the dashboard, grading, and reporting features available in My10yearPlan.com to gauge student progress. This complimentary webinar will be of particular interest to instructors who will be working with their students remotely during the 2020-2021 school year.
August 24, 2020 - 3:00 PM PDT     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Getting Started with My10yearPlan.com and The Teachers' Lounge

Join the Curriculum and Technical Support Team as you prepare to launch another great school year for your Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused program! After walking through My10yearPlan.com® and The Teachers' Lounge with a seasoned Curriculum and Technical Support expert you'll have a variety of helpful tips and time-tested resources.

All Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused teachers are welcome to join these complimentary webinars!


August 26, 2020 - 3:00 PM PDT     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Getting Started with My10yearPlan.com and The Teachers' Lounge

Join the Curriculum and Technical Support Team as you prepare to launch another great school year for your Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused program! After walking through My10yearPlan.com® and The Teachers' Lounge with a seasoned Curriculum and Technical Support expert you'll have a variety of helpful tips and time-tested resources.

All Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused teachers are welcome to join these complimentary webinars!


September 01, 2020 - 3:00 PM PDT     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Getting Started with My10yearPlan.com and The Teachers' Lounge

Join the Curriculum and Technical Support Team as you prepare to launch another great school year for your Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused program! After walking through My10yearPlan.com® and The Teachers' Lounge with a seasoned Curriculum and Technical Support expert you'll have a variety of helpful tips and time-tested resources.

All Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused teachers are welcome to join these complimentary webinars!


September 03, 2020 - 11:00 AM PDT     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Getting Started with My10yearPlan.com and The Teachers' Lounge

Join the Curriculum and Technical Support Team as you prepare to launch another great school year for your Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused program! After walking through My10yearPlan.com® and The Teachers' Lounge with a seasoned Curriculum and Technical Support expert you'll have a variety of helpful tips and time-tested resources.

All Career Choices series/Get Focused Stay Focused teachers are welcome to join these complimentary webinars!


September 09, 2020 - 3:00 PM PDT     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

GFSF Virtual Conference Sessions

Featured Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jane Conoley, President California State University, Long Beach

Dr. Jane Conoley, President California State University, Long Beach In her keynote, President Conoley will address the importance of providing college, career, and life planning across all four years of college. She will highlight how California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), is meeting the goals of “The Long Beach College Promise,” a collaborative effort among the Long Beach Unified School District, CSULB, Long Beach City College, the Long Beach Mayor’s office, and the Port of Long Beach to help inspire students to focus on their future goals. Dr. Conoley will discuss a variety of high impact educational practices that allow students to clarify their values and professional dreams. She will share data indicating that Promise Students are arriving to CSULB more prepared academically and are persisting and graduating at historic levels.
October 26, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Get Focused Stay Focused Overview with Dr. Lauren Wintermeyer Ramirez

Dr. Lauren Wintermeyer Ramirez Co-Founder, Get Focused Stay Focused Dr. Lauren Wintermeyer Ramirez will present an overview of the Get Focused Stay Focused programs for both high school and college. She will discuss this comprehensive guidance course designed to increase high school and college completion AND propel successful entry into the workforce. It can be a challenge for the Community College to develop a seamless transition model to effectively onboard students knowing that some have had four years of GFSF in high school, while others enter the college having no prior career development experience. Attend this session to strategize how you can develop an FYE model that is flexible in meeting students where they are and ensuring that they are supported throughout their transition into post-secondary education.
October 26, 2020 - 3:45pm - 4:20pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session One: Dual Enrollment/Articulation - Bridging the K14 gap with dual enrollment and GFSF

This session focuses on the development of early college credit courses using the Get Focused Stay Focused Program.
October 26, 2020 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Two: Best Practices for Regional Get Focused Stay Focused Implementation & Sustainability

This session will highlight customized Get Focused Stay Focused professional development models from the Northern and Central Valley regions of CA to meet the specialized needs of their regional educators.
October 26, 2020 - 4:30pm – 5:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Three: Statewide Updates from the CDE

This session will discuss the College Career Indicator, resources for online learning from the CDE, budget updates on Strong Workforce Program, CTE Incentive Grant and the Perkins State Plan.
October 26, 2020 - 4:30pm – 5:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

High Tech and High Touch: To Facilitate Lifelong Change Today, You Can’t Have One Without the Other with Mindy Bingham Best-selling author of the Career Choices series

Featured Presentation: Mindy Bingham Best-selling author of the Career Choices series Featured Presenter Mindy Bingham, Best-selling author of the Career Choices series High Tech and High Touch: To Facilitate Lifelong Change Today, You Can’t Have One Without the Other Join us for this unique opportunity to hear Career Choices series best-selling author Mindy Bingham explain how the high touch of this classroom-based, comprehensive guidance course—used by over 2 million students—is supported by a variety of high tech enhancements that meld the best of these two necessary components together. Also, learn why this combination is the formula for student success—for this class or any other class today.
October 27, 2020 - 3:00pm – 3:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Five: A Tour of the New Career Choices and Changes Online Student Edition

A Tour of the New Career Choices and Changes Online Student Edition
October 27, 2020 - 3:35pm – 4:25pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Six: How to Use Zoom Enhancements to Promote Engagement in the Career Choices Series Classroom: Energizing Activities for Remote Learning

How to Use Zoom Enhancements to Promote Engagement in the Career Choices Series Classroom: Energizing Activities for Remote Learning
October 27, 2020 - 3:35pm – 4:25pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Four: How to Integrate Technology Skill-Building into Your Career Choices and Changes Course Using a Variety of Google and Microsoft Platforms

How to Integrate Technology Skill-Building into Your Career Choices and Changes Course Using a Variety of Google and Microsoft Platforms
October 27, 2020 - 3:35pm – 4:25pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Nine: Tips for Using Google Classroom in Your Career Choices Series Course

Tips for Using Google Classroom in Your Career Choices Series Course
October 27, 2020 - 4:30pm – 5:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Seven: Tips for Using Canvas in Your Career Choices Series Course

Tips for Using Canvas in Your Career Choices Series Course
October 27, 2020 - 4:30pm – 5:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Eight: Professional Development at Your Fingertips: An Overview of the Online Self-Directed Study Options for Your Get Focused…Stay Focused!® Program

Professional Development at Your Fingertips: An Overview of the Online Self-Directed Study Options for Your Get Focused…Stay Focused!® Program
October 27, 2020 - 4:30pm – 5:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

The Employability Mindset: Helping ALL students Make Choices that Support Lifelong Self-Sufficiency—Both Financial and Emotional with Dr. Karen Miles Get Focused Stay Focused Coach, Author and Career Development Consultant

Dr. Karen Miles Get Focused Stay Focused Coach, Author and Career Development Consultant Featured Presenter Dr. Karen Miles, Author and Career Development Consultant The Employability Mindset: Helping ALL students Make Choices that Support Lifelong Self-Sufficiency—Both Financial and Emotional Starting as early as middle school, it is important to help students envision a productive and healthy future and develop a plan to make it a reality. Learn from author and career guidance expert, Dr. Karen Miles, about a variety of strategies including the high demand/higher wage function on My10yearPlan.com® which supports the goals of Career Pathways.
October 28, 2020 - 3:00pm – 3:30pm     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Ten: The Online Skills-Based Education Plan: Ensuring Students Graduate with the Skills Necessary to Compete in Today’s Workforce

The Online Skills-Based Education Plan: Ensuring Students Graduate with the Skills Necessary to Compete in Today’s Workforce
October 28, 2020 - 3:35pm – 4:25pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Eleven: Tips from the Trenches: Strategies for Implementing Your GFSF Follow-Up Modules

Tips from the Trenches: Strategies for Implementing Your GFSF Follow-Up Modules
October 28, 2020 - 3:35pm – 4:25pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Twelve: Customizing the Online GFSF Follow-Up Modules for Industry Sectors

Customizing the Online GFSF Follow-Up Modules for Industry Sectors
October 28, 2020 - 3:35pm – 4:25pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session 14: The 10-Year Planning Process for Adult Education Programs: A Lifelong Skill

The 10-Year Planning Process for Adult Education Programs: A Lifelong Skill
October 28, 2020 - 4:30pm – 5:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Thirteen: Start Up Strategies for the GFSF Follow-Up Modules: An Overview of the Online Self-Directed Study Options

Start-Up Strategies for the GFSF Follow-Up Modules: An Overview of the Online Self-Directed Study Options
October 28, 2020 - 4:30pm – 5:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Fifteen: Blending Career Exploration and Social and Emotional Development: An Overview of the Get Focused…Stay Focused!® Middle School Bridge Program

Blending Career Exploration and Social and Emotional Development: An Overview of the Get Focused…Stay Focused!® Middle School Bridge Program
October 28, 2020 - 4:30pm – 5:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Academic Coaching Strategies Using the High Tech of My10yearPlan.com® with the High Touch of CAREing Conversations with Dr. Rebecca Dedmond Founder of the Freshman Transition Initiative of The George Washington University

Featured Presentation (3:00pm – 3:30pm) Dr. Rebecca Dedmond Founder of the Freshman Transition Initiative of The George Washington University Featured Presenter Dr. Rebecca Dedmond, Founder of the Freshman Transition Initiative Academic Coaching Strategies Using the High Tech of My10yearPlan.com® with the High Touch of CAREing Conversations Dr. Rebecca Dedmond, founder of the Freshman Transition Initiative at The George Washington University and creator of the CAREing Conversations model, shares strategies for helping every educator on your campus develop the skills necessary to advise or coach students to the realization of their plans and goals.
October 29, 2020 - 3:00pm – 3:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Seventeen: My10yearPlan.com® Reports: How to Use the Reporting Systems to Support Student Assessment, Grading, and Student Success

My10yearPlan.com® Reports: How to Use the Reporting Systems to Support Student Assessment, Grading, and Student Success
October 29, 2020 - 3:35pm – 4:25pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Eighteen: Strategies for Creating a School-Wide Online Professional Development Plan for Your Get Focused…Stay Focused!® Program

Strategies for Creating a School-Wide Online Professional Development Plan for Your Get Focused…Stay Focused!® Program
October 29, 2020 - 3:35pm – 4:25pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Sixteen: The Counselor’s Dilemma—Making Every Minute Count: Strategies for Using Student Data from My10yearPlan.com® for Counseling, Academic Coaching and Advisory Sessions

The Counselor’s Dilemma—Making Every Minute Count: Strategies for Using Student Data from My10yearPlan.com® for Counseling, Academic Coaching and Advisory Sessions
October 29, 2020 - 3:35pm – 4:25pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Twenty: How to Integrate Online College- and Career-Ready Tools with Your GFSF Course Curriculums

How to Integrate Online College- and Career-Ready Tools with Your GFSF Course Curriculums
October 29, 2020 - 4:30pm – 5:30pm     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Twenty One: An Edupreneurial Opportunity for Educators as a Certified Career Choices and Changes Coach: How to Start Your Own Part-Time Consultancy Supporting Individuals Working Through the Online Career Choices and Changes Process

An Edupreneurial Opportunity for Educators as a Certified Career Choices and Changes Coach: How to Start Your Own Part-Time Consultancy Supporting Individuals Working Through the Online Career Choices and Changes Process
October 29, 2020 - 4:30pm – 5:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

Session Nineteen: Every Instructor an Advisor: Academic Coaching – What is It and How Does It Work?

Every Instructor an Advisor: Academic Coaching – What is It and How Does It Work?
October 29, 2020 - 4:30pm – 5:30pm Pacific Time     Register Now!   •    Invite a Colleague

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