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The 10th Anniversary of ICAP!
Join in the festivities!
All year, we'll be celebrating districts and schools who have built robust ICAP processes and strategies that we can scale and replicate.
Tenth Birthday Tuesdays
Showcases - 2021
Showcases feature PWR Facilitators and ICAP Awardees statewide. They'll highlight student and staff stories, show off their processes, and celebrate successes. Register here for one, or all four showcases:
- February 9: ICAP and CTE.- Counselors, CTE teachers, and students from Mesa County Valley District 51 in Grand Junction talked about their PoWeRful ICAP, CTE, and experiential learning practices. Participants joined in conversations about promising practices with an informal panel of teachers, counselors and leaders from Calhan School District, Poudre High School, Heritage High School in Littleton, and Colorado's Finest in Englewood. Access the recording, slides and resources from the February 9th PWR Showcase.
- April 13: ICAP with Parents and Families - Learn about family engagement strategies from Jessica Read and the award-winning ICAP team from the Future Center in Westminster Public Schools, and the ICAP Blog, storybook project in elementary school, and new career & college podcast from Kristin Hefflon and the support services and parent engagement teams from St. Vrain Valley Schools.
- May 11: Celebrating ICAP and Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness (PWR)
Story Telling Sessions - 2020
Story Telling Sessions feature ICAP advocates and dignitaries, past and present. They talked about their role then, their role now, their belief about ICAP, and their advice. We also showcased the ICAP practices of a Colorado district or school.
- January 14 - Dr. Scott Solberg, Tracy Thompson Walsh, Andy Tucker, Robin Russel
- February 11 - Dr. Rich Feller, Dr. Sarah Heath, Andrea Bolton, Eva Pugh, Mathew McClain
- March 10 - Louise March, Michelle Romero, Charles Dukes, Rudy Sanchez
- April 14 - Scott Stump, Dr. Paul Thayer, Jane Goff, Matt Gianneschi, Amy Baca-Oehlert, Gully Stanford, Misti Ruthven
- May 12 - Tammy Lawrence, Tracy Thompson Walsh, Jon Widmier, Sonya Sallak, Joanna Peters
Quotes from the Podcasts
"ICAP is nationally recognized for the quality of its career and future readiness implementation policies and is being replicated across the country." - Scott Solberg
"It is only fair and equitable that every student has the opportunity to create a thoughtful plan that is unique to them. Each student deserves to have meaningful conversations, rich experiences, and thoughtful reflections which shape and develop their current and future paths." - Tracy Thompson
- Scott Stump, Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education, US Department of Education of Labor, former Assistant Provost of Colorado CTE and CCCS
- Gully Stanford, retired Director of Partnerships at College In Colorado, and former Colorado P-20 Alignment Director
- Dr. Scott Solberg, National Advocate for Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) and professor of Counseling at Boston University
- Misti Ruthven, Executive Director of Student Pathways at CDE
- Dr. Rich Feller, National Advocate for Career Development (NCDA), CSU Distinguished Teaching Scholar
- Dr. Matt Gianneschi, COO and Chief of Staff of Colorado Mountain College
- Dr. Paul Thayer, Special Advisor to the Provost at CSU, former Colorado P-20 Council Member,
- Tracy Thompson, School Counselor at Peak to Peak Charter, former CSCA President and ICAP Toolkit creator
- Jon Widmier, Coordinator of Social Emotional Behavior Services at Littleton Public Schools, former School Counselor
- Tammy Lawrence, Director of Counseling at Boulder Valley Schools, former School Counselor
- Robin Russel, Graduation Guidelines Manager at CDE
- Andy Tucker, Director of Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness at CDE, former school counselor
- Other dignitaries from the P20 Council, CAP4K initiative and the 2014 ICAP Toolkit team
This PWR Playbook is live!
- Access the PWR Playbook here, or on the navigation menu at the top, and right side of your screen.
- Consider applying for the 10th Anniversary ICAP Award.
- Check out PWR Practices submitted by your peers
- Send CDE your PWR practices, stories, videos, lesson plans, capstone frameworks, and other PWR successes: