CSDE & Defined Careers Professional Learning

Defined Careers Professional Learning: Defined Careers provides instructional resources that are aligned to career pathways and can be used to support your district’s Portrait of a Graduate and Student Success Planning starting in middle school. The Defined Careers platform allows students in grades K-12 to explore and experience hundreds of careers across all 79 career pathways through engaging, hands-on projects. This immersive and collaborative professional learning experience brings together school counselors and educators to deepen their understanding of how to utilize Defined Careers in the classroom, in advisory, and for career guidance. To learn more and get started using these powerful resources, join us for this no-cost in-person professional learning opportunity.


Date & Time: December 7th, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST; Lunch will be included


Location: Stamford Public Schools 5th Floor Board Room - 888 Washington Boulevard Stamford, CT 06901


**Please bring a personal electronic device such as a laptop.



1. Introduction to Defined Careers

  • Career Navigation

  • High-Quality PBL Framework

2. Defined Careers - Student Experience

  • Assessment

  • Results

  • Course

  • Portfolio

3. Defined Careers - Educator Experience

  • Classes (Demo Class, Classes, Grading)

  • Reporting

  • Courses (Assessment, Foundational, etc.)

  • Settings

  • Messages

4. Support / Q&A