Career Development


Career Development services directed at providing all students with career awareness, self-development and career decision-making must be an integral part of a student's educational experience. It is this kind of experience that will help the students to learn, think, consider and make realistic decisions about their opportunities.

Career Development Program Resources and Reporting Requirements


The Program of Work (POW) information below is for school year 2022-23 and was due September 30, 2022.  Please note that the form will change for school year 2023-24.  

  • Program of Work Online Fillable Form (Due September 30, 2022)

    • Part 1 - Online Form
      • Review and complete parts 2 & 3 (below) before completing the online form.
    • Part 2 - Required Attachment: Timeline/Activities/Assessments 
      • Download and complete prior to completing the online form.  You will need to upload this file.
    • Part 3 - Required Attachment: Licensed Personnel Record/MIS03 Example
      • You will need to upload this when completing the online form.
Academic and CTE Scholarship Information
Century Code Related to Career Development

NDCC 15.1-21-18.3 states, “Each school district shall notify its high school students that, upon request, a student is entitled to receive a consultative review of the student’s individual high school education plan at least once during each high school grade. Upon the request of a student, the school district shall provide the consultative review.” (Fall Report)

NDCC 15.1-21-18.1 states, "A school district shall administer to students, once during their enrollment in grade seven or eight and once during their enrollment in grade nine or ten, a career interest inventory recommended by the Department of Career and Technical Education and approved by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.” (Spring Report)

NDCC 15.1-21-18.2 states, “At least once during the seventh or eighth grade, each school district shall arrange for students to participate in either an individual consultative process or a nine-week course, for the purpose of discussing the results of their career interest inventory, selecting high school courses appropriate to their educational pursuits and career interests, and developing individual high school education plans. This reporting is done at the individual student level.” (Spring Report)

NDCC 15.1-21-19.2 states, “The student’s career advisor or guidance counselor shall meet with the student to review the student’s ACT or WorkKeys assessment results.” (Spring Report)

Choice Ready and Career Planning Continuum Resources

North Dakota Career Planning Continuum

Choice Ready Checklist and




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