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We Have Choices!

Encourage your child to explore their        
post-secondary opportunities with

     Choices Explorer and Choices® Planner

Parents:

 

Amarillo ISD is pleased to provide a career exploration service for students. 

Choices Explorer/Planner is an online program that helps your child explore a wide variety of career options and make plans to achieve his or her goals -- from school or from home!

A motivated student who chooses a pathway is a more focused, achievement-oriented student. This passion and enthusiasm can lead to better study habits, better grades and greater course involvement.

Does your child have a solid plan for the future? Choices Explorer/Planner helps students realize a new world of opportunities by bringing to life more occupations than ever. Over 900 career profiles will engage your child in career exploration as he or she discovers endless possibilities right at their fingertips.

Choices Explorer/Planner makes career exploration simple – it’s as easy as choosing a favorite school subject, or answering a few questions about your interests and skills.  Your Portfolio allows your child to record exploration results so he or she may return to the information later on.

Choices Explorer/Planner shows students their potential for more possibilities than they could ever imagine. Please encourage your child to explore all his or her options by using Choices Explorer/Planner.

To access your child’s portfolio:  Go to www.bridges.com

In the “Student” section, enter your child’s portfolio name and password

Portfolio Name:  “amaisd” + “student ID number”  (no spaces) 

        Example:  If your child’s id # is 437890, than you would enter     amaisd437890

Portfolio Password:  8 digit birthday (yyyymmdd)    

        Example:  If your child’s birth date is March 15, 1995, than you would enter     19950315

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your child’s Counselor, middle school Exploring Careers Teacher or High School Career Information Specialist.

High School Career Information Specialists:

Amarillo High:  Dee Ann Kelly – deeann.kelly@amaisd.org or 326-2024

Caprock High:  Gina Villarreal – gina.villarreal@amaisd.org  or 326-2278

Tascosa High:  Truetta Brandt – truetta.brandt@amaisd.org or 326-2625

Palo Duro High:  Denise Rayford – denise.rayford@amaisd.org or 326-2426

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