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College, Career & Life Readiness

Students engage in College, Career, and Life Readiness through the various opportunities and experiences available within the School District of Elmbrook, with post-secondary educational institutions, and community organizations. All students are provided rigorous college prep curriculum to prepare for college, vocational training, military, or employment. Career-based learning experiences provide an opportunity for students to explore, learn, and engage in various career options throughout the 6-12 grade levels. Elmbrook scholars provide goals around Elmbrook students becoming life ready.

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WHY? Why is college and career readiness important for every Elmbrook student?

Plainly, students must possess and utilize essential academic knowledge and skills to navigate the world of higher education and the world of work, as well as critical personal and professional skills, dispositions and behaviors in order to transition successfully to future education, work, and civic life.


David T Conley provides many insights on college and career readiness in his presentation, “Defining and Measuring College and Career Readiness”. Dig deeper into different types of readiness, current readiness standards, and what it truly means to be college and career ready.

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Comments? Questions?
Please do not hesitate to contact your student’s respective school counselor or Amie Farley, Director of College, Career & Life Readiness, at farleyam@elmbrookschools.org or 262.781.3030 ext., 1111.