Resources for Students & Families

Our community is rich in resources that can help you attain your educational and career goals. We’ve compiled a list of some of these resources to make it easier. Whether you’re a student or a family member to a student, these resources can provide the support you need to get where you want to go.

Khan Academy & MyCareerShines Rack Cards

The Khan Academy and MyCareerShines are both free online tools that can help high school students prepare for an education beyond high school. Download these rack cards from Achieve Palm Beach County for a brief overview of why each tool matters and how to get started with each of them. You can also download the rack cards in Spanish and Haitian Creole.

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Parent Checklists

Hey parents and families of students! Want to make sure your student is on the right track for high school and post-secondary success? Achieve Palm Beach County's partners put together one-page checklists to address the general steps needed to navigate your student’s path beginning as early as middle school, through high school and into the college years.

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Good Jobs That Pay Without a BA

To see what “Good Jobs” look like in the state of Florida, please click on the link below to view the “Good Jobs That Pay without a BA | A State-by-State Analysis” by Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce analysis of Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey microdata 2013-2015

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Where Are the Jobs?

To get an idea of what jobs may be available in your area and what it will take to get those jobs, click on the link below to see CareerEdge’s report titled, “Where Are The Jobs?”

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Student Support Services

Looking to give your scores a boost or maybe get some extra help in math? Click on the link below to sign up for Khan Academy, a free tutoring and support program that will strengthen your study habits and help you ace your next test.

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About Khan Academy

Watch a video that explains how and why Khan Academy works.

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Achieve Palm Beach County is made up of members who are just like you because we are residents just like you. We want to see our youth succeed and our community thrive. With your help, we can create sustainable changes that will positively impact our community for future generations.

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