Intentional Implementation

Balancing Change Management while Building a Meaningful Academic and Career Planning Process for Students

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Career exploration can be transformational for students—from discovering their unique interests to taking ownership of their academic and postsecondary plans.

But developing a system that supports career development at scale requires intentional program design and a laser focus on change management.

About this Session

Learn how Virginia Beach City Public Schools has:

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reimagined their academic and career planning (ACP) to create a student-owned, adult-supported process

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managed new initiative fatigue and the stress of change by building district-wide champions and mitigating common implementation challenges

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embedded CCR to ensure student and teacher engagement using methods like a scope and sequence and advisory model






Robert Jamison

Coordinator of
School Counseling Services

Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Audrey Johnston

Senior Director of
Customer Success