AzCIS (Arizona Career Information System)

AzCIS is the online career planning system used in MPS. AzCIS is designed to provide comprehensive educational, career, and occupational information to help the users in making better-informed career and school choices. Using AzCIS supports lifelong career planning and promotes career self-reliance. AzCIS includes tools that encourage self-assessment, exploration, research, goal setting, and decision- making. The portfolio portal provides students with methods to develop and update their Educational Career Action Plans (ECAPS).

                                    Link:   Access to AzCIS

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Students graduate from Mesa Public Schools with
EDUCATION & CAREER ACTION PLANS (ECAP) 

Arizona Department of Education-ECAP Page
ECAP Brochure: 
ECAP-English Version   ECAP- Spanish Version

ECAP 

Mesa Public Schools students develop ECAPs in accordance with State Board Rule # R7.2-302.5An ECAP reflects students' current plan of coursework, career aspirations, and extended learning opportunities. The ECAP helps students personalize their education, and enables them to maximize the opportunities available upon high school graduation.  Kindergarten through 12th grade students now engage in ECAP related lessons and programs as part of the MPS College and Career Readiness Framework. Please speak with your counselor at your school for more information.
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Links:
2016-2017 College and Career Readiness Tool Kit 

2016-2017 College and Career Readiness Tool Kit 
- Spanish
 

This is information to help students plan 
for high school and beyond.

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Link: 
2016-2017 Post-Graduate Planning Folder

Post -graduate planning information is provided 
to juniors and seniors.

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Scholarship and Financial Aid Information
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Be A Leader Foundation
http://www.bealeaderfoundation.org/
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East Valley Regional Cadet Program 
East Valley Regional Cadets Program-Poster

The East Valley Regional Cadet Program youth educational program designed for students aged 14 through 18.   The Cadets learn about the Fire and Medical Service, and in turn, Cadets volunteer time back to their communities. Cadets also have opportunities to participate in community service events including public education activities and City sponsored events. 
Recruitment information/orientation session:  Interested students, parents and guardians are encouraged to attend a recruitment information/orientation session on Wednesday evening, August 30, 2017 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm or Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 8:30am-10:00am at the Mesa Public Safety Training facility (Multi-purpose room) - 3260 North 40th Street, Mesa.


 

 


PARENTING PARTNERS: RAISING A SUCCESSFUL TEEN –Flyer (Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28-2017)
PARENTING PARTNERS:  BUILDING RESILIENCE IN TEENS – Flyer (Oct. 19 and 26 and Nov. 2 and 9-2017)

FREE fall, 2017 workshops through MPS Parent University!

All workshops are held on Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm, at Smith Jr. High (see flyers above)


Hoop of Learning (HOP) 

This is a Mesa Community College (MCC) high school to college bridge program for 9th through 12th grade students, specifically tailored to meet the academic and cultural needs of  American Indian students. 

Links:  Hoop of Learning Application,  Hoop of Learning Criteria, Hoop of Learning Scholarship application,
Hoop of Learning Updated Checklist.

Students can apply for Hoops of Learning online at my.maricpa.edu:
my.maricopa.edu New-Student  instructions