Please refer to these resources for more information on what it means to be college and career ready. You may download the Lesson 16 Resources or for a complete list of resources, please download the CCR Resources list.


Sparking the Future Curriculum: Lesson Plans for Grades 7-12 (OSPI)

Curriculum: http://www.k12.wa.us/SecondaryEducation/CareerCollegeReadiness/SparkingFuture.aspx

Resource Description: The Sparking the Future curriculum was designed for students who are the first in their family to attend college.

Audience Type: Advisors

Counseling First Generation Students About College (College Board)

Website: http://professionals.collegeboard.com/guidance/prepare/first-generation

Resource Description: A website geared toward advisors who want to help first generation students succeed.

Audience Type: Advisors

Helping Your Child Become a First Generation College Student (ACT)

Website: http://www.act.org/path/parent/college/firstgeneration.html

Resource Description: A resource for both students and parents to help potential first generation college students prepare for college.

Audience Type: Parents and Students

First in the Family (Lumina Foundation)

PDF Booklet/Guide: http://www.luminafoundation.org/publications/first_in_the_family.pdf

Resource Description: This guide provides advice about college from first-generation students.

Audience Type: Students

First in the Family

Website: http://www.firstinthefamily.org/highschool/Introduction.html

Resource Description: This website provides advice about college from first-generation students.

Audience Type: Students and Advisors

College Greenlight (cappex)

Website: http://www.collegegreenlight.com/

Resource Description: This website provies free student resources to make it simpler to attend a dream school by helping with the college search and application process.

Audience Type: First Generation and Underrepresented Students, Counselors, and College Representatives

Faces of the Future: A Portrait of First-Generation Community College Students (American Association of Community Colleges)

PDF Report: http://www.aacc.nche.edu/Resources/aaccprograms/facesfuture/Documents/firstgenerationstudent.pdf

Resource Description: A report aiming to shed light on first generation community college students and identifying trends across different data sets.

Audience Type: CCR Professionals and Educators (secondary/post-secondary)