Resources for Wisconsin Educators

Xello's future readiness model is aligned with Wisconsin's Academic and Career Planning (ACP). These resources show you how to use Xello to ensure your students are on track and you have what you need to be successful.

Upcoming Events

Over the course of the academic year, Xello is out on the road meeting as many K-12 educators and valued clients as we can. We'll be coming to Wisconsin and hope to see you!

  • May1-3 2024 
    ACTE's Work-based Learning ConferenceConnect with Xello in Milwaukee at the national ACTE conference, where more than 1,000 CTE professionals will gather to discuss the hottest topics in WBL.

On-demand Webinars

Each year Xello offers a series of virtual professional development opportunities for Wisconsin school counselors, educators, and ACP coordinators. Register for an upcoming event or watch a pre-recorded webinar.

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    Xello Course Planner: Help Students Make Informed Course PlansWatch this training webinar for a walk through on how students select courses and create a 4-year plan in Xello, as well as, the educator tools and reports to help improve workflows.
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  • Educator Dashboard
    Introducing Xello CommunitiesWatch this information webinar to learn how students can connect with college representatives directly in Xello and how you can get involved in making it a success.
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These downloadable guides provide guidance on the lessons and activities within Xello that support the Wisconsin ACP requirements and other learning objectives, as well as, ideas on how to implement them in your classroom.

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    PDFWisconsin ACP and Xello: Scope and Sequence
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    PDFHow Xello Supports Wisconsin’s Social and Emotional Learning Competencies
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    PDFLessons pacing guide

    Use this pacing guide to simplify your experience with Xello Lessons and supplementary resources. Topics for each year group are sequenced for you, so you can see at a glance the order in which to deliver the curriculum.

Training Events

Checkout our previous spotlight series. Start with exploring key features of Xello in a how-to webinar before tuning into a discussion on tactics and strategies with a Wisconsin Educator in a spotlight session.

This 2-part series focuses on tools and strategies for career-based learning activities:

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    How-to Webinar: Supporting career-based learning activities with XelloWatch to learn about the key components of Xello, including the work-based learning (WBL) module that will take your career-based learning activities to the next level. In this session you’ll see how your students discover work-based learning opportunities, and learn ways to build upon career-based activities within Xello.
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  • Webinar
    Spotlight Session: Ideas on pre and post career-based learning activitiesIn this spotlight webinar, we discussed the strategies and tactics to deliver engaging career-related experiences. Come away with actionable ways to initiate and manage career-related activities that help students discover employability skills for success.
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This 2-part series focuses on tools and strategies for a successful college application process:

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    How-to Webinar: Supporting college-bound students with XelloWatch to learn how Xello’s College Planning tools support you as you assist students with their college applications process. See how Xello empowers your college bound students to stay organized and on track with college information gathering, planning, and application tracking. Learn how to involve Parents/Guardians through Xello Family Portal
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  • Webinar
    Spotlight Session: Tips for a successful college application seasonIn this spotlight webinar, we discussed strategies and tactics to ensure a smooth college application season. Come away with actionable ways to to prepare students for applying to college and hear tips on how to effectively manage all the forms and documents you’re responsible for.
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This 2-part series focuses on tools and strategies that can help prepare all students succeed after high school:

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    How-to Webinar: Plans for all students, all pathwaysWatch to see how students build plans based on different pathways,create actionable to-do lists to help them navigate the journey, and learn how you can support their post-secondary planning within Xello.
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    Spotlight Session: Leveraging Plans for after high school pathway planningIn this spotlight webinar, we discussed strategies for building after high school plans with students, why it’s valuable, and why technology is necessary to make it work. Hear recommendations about tools, resources, and practices to keep students engaged in and on track with their plans.
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