My Life Plan

What Is My Life Plan?

My Life Plan is a curriculum from the Minneapolis Public School District's Counseling Department.  It is used in middle and high school grade levels.  There are lessons (milestones) for each grade level. Students complete My Life Plan Milestones using the computer program Naviance. 

My Life Plan Milestones focus on:

1. High School & Postsecondary planning

2. Career, college and self exploration

Middle School My Life Plan Milestones:

6th grade Milestones     

Students complete these lessons with the counselor during scheduled classroom lessons

                                               1. Keys to Successful Transition

                                              2. Career Exploration- Students will explore career interests through Naviance

                                              3. Learning Styles Inventory-Students will take a test to discover their learning style and what strategies they can use

                                              4. Academic Course Plan

7th grade Milestones     

Students complete these milestone lessons with the counselor during their Intro to Media Information & Design required MYP Technology quarter elective class

                                             1. Interest Inventory- Students take a test to explore their career interests and related college/post-HS training

                                              2. Collaborating with Family, School & Community

                                              3. Budgeting/Wants Sheet- Students will plan their future lifestyle by determining their budget, related careers and education levels.

                                              4. Academic Course Plan

8th grade Milestones     

Students complete these lessons with the counselor during scheduled classroom lessons

                                              1. My Life, My Choice- Students will learn decision making strategies through the High School Request Process

                                              2. Mapping My Future- Students will their review their Academic Plans and create a 4 year High School plan