Model Program

Kuder Career Planning System

302 Visions Parkway
Adel, IA 50003
http://www.kuder.com

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Contact Information:
Phil Harrington
President
800.314.8972
info@kuder.com

Program Specification:

Emphasis:

Gender:

Rating:

Prevention

Both

Strong Evidence of Effectiveness

Age/Grade Level:

Target Settings:

Target Groups:

Elementary
Middle School
High School

Rural
Urban
Suburban
Inner City

Individuals
School Wide

Ethnicity:

Other Participation Criteria:

All Ethnicities

Description:

Our Mission: To raise student aspirations and to provide career options to students and adults through self-assessment and education. Our Goal: Guide students and parents through successful 8th grade and post-high school transitions; Increase retention and graduation rates; Provide career planning, guidance, and development resources to last a lifetime.

Program Descriptors Include:
Academic Improvement, Charter School, Counseling/Advisories/Coaches, Extended-School/Summer Program, Alternative Education, Life Skills Training

Starting Date: 1997
Students Served Per Year: Unspecified
Last Verified: 2009

Risk Factors:

Protective Factors:

Program addresses the following:

Individual factors

  • Low educational expectations
  • Lack of effort
  • Low commitment to school

Community factors

  • Local labor market/neighborhood stability

Program promotes the following:

Relationships

  • Opportunities and rewards for pro-social involvement
  • Involvement with positive peer activities

Program Resources:

Annual Cost:

Unspecified

Funding Sources Include:

Program Staff Includes:

Federal Agencies
State Agencies
Local/City/County Agencies
School Districts

Teachers
Counselors
School Administrators

Materials Used:

Supporting / Partner Organizations:

Computer/Internet Based

Affiliations & Partnerships, American Counseling Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Association of Career and Technical Education, League for Innovation in the Community College, National Association of State Directors of Career and Technology Education, National Career Development Association, National Career Pathways Network, Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council

Evaluation Information:

How evaluation data was collected:
Data collected and analyzed at state or organizational level