Parent Survey

Early Light Academy

Very Helpful Helpful Somewhat Helpful Not Helpful Not Aware Not Applicable
Classroom school counseling lessons and activities (e.g., college and career search, interest inventory, financial aid/scholarships, life skills, suicide prevention, etc.)
College and career awareness and exploration activities (e.g., Utah College Application Week, college tours, financial aid nights, job shadows, internships, career fairs, resume building, CTE pathways, online college/career exploration, etc.)
Plan for College and Career Readiness Meetings, including 4-year course planning
Small group counseling sessions (e.g., grief and loss, conflict resolution, life skills, etc.)
Individual counseling sessions (e.g., short-term solution-focused counseling, not diagnostic or therapeutic counseling)
Assisting students with connecting to community resources (e.g., therapeutic counseling and support groups, etc.)

Very Needed Needed Somewhat Needed Not Needed
Voicing concerns and speaking up for themselves.
Learning how to talk to an adult (e.g., teacher, counselor, administrator) at school.
Knowing what to do when they are, or witness other students, being bullied, mistreated, or feeling lonely.
Knowing how to manage emotions (e.g., sadness, anxiety, etc.) in a positive way without hurting themselves or others.

Very Valuable Valuable Somewhat Valuable Not Valuable
College/Career information
Scholarships and financial aid
Stress management
Study skills and succeeding in school
Relationships with peers, parents, teachers
Test preparation for college (e.g., ACT/SAT)
Suicide prevention
Internet/Social media safety

Very Important Important Somewhat Important Not Important
Recognizing and celebrating personal strengths and interests
Goal setting for the future
Career planning based on interests and abilities
Academic 4-year planning that connects to future goals
Information about training after high school (e.g., apprenticeships, technical colleges, and colleges/universities)
College and job application process
Resume building
Scholarship and financial aid information
Makeup/recovery credit
Personal skills for self-advocacy and self-care (e.g., resiliency, balancing home and school, basic needs, coping strategies, etc.)
Transition information (e.g., elementary to junior high; junior high to high school; high school to college)

Yes No I don't know
My student has access to information about the level of training/education they can earn after high school (e.g., apprenticeships, certificates, degrees).
My student understands how to apply for different training/education programs after high school.
My student understands what training/education after high school will cost.
My student understands the different ways to pay for the cost of training/education after high school (e.g., scholarships, financial aid/FAFSA, savings, etc.)
My student has access to information about Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs and CTE Pathways.
My student is presented opportunities to take classes that prepare them for college/career options (e.g., rigorous classes, Career & Technical Education (CTE) classes/pathways, Honors, Concurrent Enrollment (CE), Advanced Placement (AP), etc.)