Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP)

  • How District 49 utilizes students' Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP)

    • ICAP helps - Identify what Career and Technical Education, Concurrent Enrollment, and Work Based Learning opportunities that students are interested in

    • Utilize ICAP data to set up meaningful Guest Speakers, Site Visits, Job Shadows, Internships and Apprenticeship.

    • Helps build a talent pipeline for future careers. 

NCAA Eligibility Information

  • All student athletes who are contemplating participating in intercollegiate athletics or who are interested in being recruited for possible athletic scholarships at Division I or II schools should register for the NCAA Eligibility Clearinghouse by the end of their junior year. Once registered, be sure to contact your guidance counselor for further instructions about how to arrange to have your official school transcripts sent to the Eligibility Clearinghouse. Additionally, it is important for students to carefully plan their high school course work in order to meet specific requirements of the Eligibility Clearinghouse. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all courses that meet the Eligibility Clearinghouse requirements is required for initial eligibility.

NAIA Information

  • The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics is an association that boasts a proud tradition of intercollegiate athletics, academic excellence and character values. As you explore opportunities to play NAIA you will discover a community of nearly 300 member colleges and universities, 60,000 student-athletes and an environment that focuses on athletic participation as one part of the total education process. Our members award more than $450 million in financial aid each year, compete for 23 national championships in 13 sports and offer a wide selection of academic and athletic programs.

    Today, the NAIA is an association that, above all other things, cares about and is focused on student-athlete success – helping you to attain your education and athletic goals. Its members use athletics as a vehicle to transform lives to build better futures. The NAIA is ready to assist you in taking that important first step in your college sports career. We invite you to register with the NAIA Eligibility Center at Once there, you’ll learn more about the opportunities that await you.

You, and the many possibilities ahead...

  • Learning about Yourself and Career Matches

    YouScience is an online interest survey for D49 middle school and high school students that helps them understand their natural abilities and introduces them to potential career pathways.  Students can ask their campus advisors about setting up an account on YouScience.

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  • Career-connected Learning

    D49 partners with the Pikes Peak Business & Education Alliance (PPBEA) to help students explore careers through classroom presentations, site field trips, job shadows, informational interviews, and hands-on internships for high school credit.  Students can set up their own "Marketplace" account to explore opportunities available on the PPBEA website.  (PPBEA Marketplace)

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  • Showcase You!

    Students can use Tallo to build a unique digital profile (resume) and store information about completed courses, accomplishments, projects, and work-based experiences.  Tallo connects students to customized scholarships and enables connections to prospective colleges, programs, businesses, internships and job opportunities.

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