Academic and Career Planning and Dual Enrollment Education Consultant

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Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Madison, United States

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Academic and Career Planning and Dual Enrollment Education Consultant


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Madison, WI, United States 


Customer Service, Education, Other


$27.73 per hour

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The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is committed to ensuring every child graduates ready for further education and the workforce. We must align our efforts so students are learning the skills and knowledge necessary to become contributing members of our communities. To build on our long-standing commitment to public education, we strive to recruit and retain quality employees who are willing to talk openly and commit to helping us increase our diversity of our organization. Our employees are vital to the success of our students, schools and communities. For more information about DPI, please go to

The DPI is currently seeking applicants for an Academic and Career Planning and Dual Enrollment Education Consultant position for the Career and Technical Education Team with the Division for Academic Excellence. This position is located at 125 South Webster Street in Madison, WI.

Are you interested in College and Career Readiness, Dual Enrollment, Career and Technical Education, Career Pathways, equity and access, and administrative rules?  This position gets to be involved in many agency wide initiatives such as equity, family and community engagement, social emotional learning, and so on.  This job involves creativity in the dynamic and exciting realm of Academic and Career planning (ACP).  This position encompasses career and technical education, evaluation work related to a longitudinal ACP practices study, family and community engagement, social/emotional learning, and equity work.  This role provides direct impact on ensuring children in Wisconsin graduate college and career ready. 

For general information about selection process visit the Frequently Asked Questions on Wisc.Jobs.

Position Summary:    This position builds and maintains collaborative relationships with PK-12, business, and community leaders to ensure that all PK-12 students have the means, opportunity, and preparation to succeed in post-secondary education ranging from two or four year colleges, apprenticeships, certification programs, military, etc. to be successful in the workplace.  This includes providing statewide leadership, coordination, facilitation, and technical assistance for the following program areas within the team: (1) Academic and Career Planning (ACP) coordination for statewide ACP process implementation; (2) Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, Public Law 109-270 to include state and local planning, evaluation, data analysis, grant application systems and monitoring and reporting; and (3) Dual Enrollment  and other programs that expand opportunities. This position will work collaboratively with members of the CTE team, within the department, with local school districts and CESA agencies, and with other critical stakeholders.

Special Notes:   
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of hire.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., without DPI sponsorship). The Department of Public Instruction does not sponsor visas, either at time of hire or at any later time.

Job Requirements:

A minimally qualified applicant must have experience:

• Working with individual learning plans (for example: career development, financial literacy, informed decision making, academic planning and course taking, post-secondary planning etc.);
• Working with career planning and management (for example: career pathways, programs of study, apprenticeship programs, dual credit opportunities, high school graduation requirements, entrance exams, college options, military options, financial aid, etc.);
• Providing guidance on state or federal laws/rules/policies to government officials, school staff, parents, or the public; OR implementing 
programs that align with local, state, or federal laws/rules/policies.
A highly qualified candidate will also have experience managing projects; working with a high quality Career and Technical Education program (A high quality Career and Technical Education program consists of three components to achieve college and career readiness; the three components include: academic and technical skills, leadership through CTSOs, and work-based learning); implementing career clusters and pathways, the Carl Perkins Act of 2006, or Dual Enrollment programs; and/or collaborating with various partners (e.g., partnering with intra-agency colleagues, community social services, state agencies, higher education, business stakeholders, etc.).