St. Charles Parish Public Schools Invests in Naviance to Maximize Student Success
The district is the first in the state of Louisiana to partner with the Naviance
ARLINGTON, VA – September 18, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Naviance, announced today that St. Charles Parish Public Schools in Luling, LA, has selected Naviance as its exclusive provider of college, career and life readiness solutions. St. Charles Parish Public Schools is the first school district in the state of Louisiana to implement Naviance.
“We are looking forward to partnering with St. Charles Parish in using the CCLR framework to provide all students with the support they need on their journey to finding their best path after high school.” said Monica Morrell, General Manager of Naviance.
As part of St. Charles Parish Public Schools' goal to prepare students for success in postsecondary education and work, the district chose to implement Naviance. Through the Naviance curriculum, St. Charles Parish Public Schools will improve programming centered on career planning and students’ social and emotional learning.
“St. Charles Parish Public Schools is committed to preparing our students for a lifetime of learning and to be future ready,” said Superintendent Dr. Ken Oertling. “By partnering with Naviance, we will be able to align our courses with our students’ career interests, and prepare them for success after high school no matter the career path they choose to pursue.”
St. Charles Parish Public Schools serves more than 9,800 students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Naviance will be implemented across all middle and high schools in the district beginning in the fall of 2019.
Naviance is the most widely adopted CCLR platform in the country, with over 13 million students in 14,000 schools across the United States using its technology. Naviance offers a holistic CCLR solution for students, staff and administration that delivers measurable improvements in student outcomes.
About St. Charles Parish Public Schools
St. Charles Parish Public Schools, nestled along the banks of the Mississippi River in southeast Louisiana, has been at the forefront of education and a leader among public schools in Louisiana since the mid 1970’s. Led by Superintendent Dr. Ken Oertling and eight board members, the school system is home to more than 9,800 students and 1,700 employees. Fifteen schools, five centers and seven sites serve the community of St. Charles Parish with classes ranging from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, head start, and community education. This close-knit community takes pride in its Triple “A” school system focused on academics, athletics and the arts, and its rich history, which is evident through its commitment with 94 percent of students in the area attending St. Charles Parish Public Schools.
Naviance is a college, career, and life readiness (CCLR) platform that helps middle and high school students discover their strengths, explore college and career interests, create actionable goals, and find their best-fit path after high school. Trusted by more than 13,000 schools, this robust solution promotes college and career readiness by encouraging academic rigor and aligning student strengths and interests to long-term goals. Naviance is the partner who helps ensure all students are able to plan for postsecondary success. For more information on Naviance, visit www.naviance.com.
A leader in education technology, Hobsons helps more than 15 million students to identify their strengths, explore careers, match to best-fit educational opportunities, create academic plans, and reach their education and life goals. More than 13,000 K-12 and higher education institutions partner with Hobsons and leverage our expertise and our solutions -- Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish -- to improve college and career readiness, college recruiting and admissions, and higher education student success to support millions of students. Our leading college and career readiness platform Naviance was named the 2017 and 2018 SIIA CODiE Award winner in the Best College and Career Readiness Solution category.