Individual Planning (MHS)

An important strategy for successful transition for Kentucky Middle School students is the development of the Individual Learning Plan or ILP.  The Individual Learning Plans or ILPs for Kentucky’s 6th grade through 12th grade students are changing how student prepare themselves for their future.  The ILP has many features and resources that involve students on a variety of levels:
  • Exploring careers beginning in the 6th grade
  • Finding careers that match their skills and interests
  • Creating education plans
  • Establishing personal goals and revisiting these as they progress through school
  • Creating, maintaining and changing resumes
  • Tracking and reflecting on their community services experiences, work experiences, career-planning activities, and extra-curricular and organization activities
  • Exploring colleges and postsecondary opportunities that match their career, postsecondary and life goals
  • Connecting to the  Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority website (KHEAA.org) for help with college planning, tuition assistance information and applications
  • Collecting personal information like assessment results, advising activities demographic information and educational history
  • Visit  The Kentucky Department of Education – Individual Learning Plan