Sierra College uses Career Coach to implement guided pathways, an educational model that promotes on-time graduation and career readiness by immersing students in career discussion from day one. The college has integrated administration, staff, and faculty into the career-counseling infrastructure, so that in addition to formal career and academic planning, students have a host of informal advisers to assist them whenever the subject arises.
At community colleges across the country, unnecessary credits have become a problematic norm, delaying completion and costing students precious time and money in the process. The question for educators is: “How can we help students choose the right classes and graduate on time?” In this case study, see how Lee College in Baytown, TX is using Career Coach as part of a comprehensive plan to help students clarify their goals and stay on their selected pathway.
Every year, hundreds of colleges and universities use Career Coach to help their students explore careers, find the right academic program, and take the next step by applying for jobs in their local area. Here are two updates we introduced recently to make Career Coach an even more effective tool for educators and the students they serve.
At Emsi, we’re always looking for more ways to deliver reliable, relevant data that helps you solve problems, serve students, and improve your institution. It’s why we regularly update our tools and services with new data and functionality. Here’s a look at a few of the recent changes we’ve made to serve you better.
As participants in Complete College America’s ‘Purpose First’ initiative, the Community College System of New Hampshire is combining Career Coach and innovative academic programs to help students discover and prepare for meaningful careers. We spoke with Dr. Ross Gittell, chancellor of the CCSNH, to learn about the early results they are seeing and how they plan to expand their work in the future.
Over the last few weeks, we’ve added some exciting features to Career Coach that add value for users and site administrators alike. In this post, we look at some of the highlights.