Naviance Partners with Greater Albany Public Schools as the District’s Exclusive Partner of College, Career, and Life Readiness Solutions
The largest school district in Oregon’s Linn Benton Lincoln Education Service District looks to increase scholarship and internship opportunities for high school students
ARLINGTON, VA – September 5, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Naviance, announced today that Greater Albany Public School District (GAPS) in Albany, OR, has chosen Naviance as its exclusive provider of college, career, and life readiness (CCLR) solutions.
Beginning in the fall of 2019, students in GAPS’s three high schools will have access to Naviance, which will be integrated into each student’s advisory period. With Naviance’s CCLR framework, GAPS will allow students to better pursue internship and scholarship opportunities that align with their post-secondary goals.
“It has always been Greater Albany’s mission to ensure each and every one of our students has the opportunities and programs they need to progress towards graduation and life beyond high school,” said Melissa Goff, Superintendent of Greater Albany Public School District. “By partnering with Naviance, we will have the ability to further customize our programming to each student’s needs and fully prepare them for college and career success.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Greater Albany in using the CCLR framework to provide all students with the support they need to discover their best path after high school,” said Monica Morrell, General Manager of Naviance.
GAPS’s decision to implement Naviance comes amid a statewide push to improve funding and access to programs for dropout prevention, career and technical education, and college-level education opportunities. As the largest school district in Linn Benton Lincoln Education Service District, GAPS serves more than 9,300 students and over 2,500 at its three high schools.
Naviance is the most widely adopted CCLR platform in the country, with over 13 million students in 13,000 schools across the United States using its technology. Naviance offers a holistic CCLR solution for students, staff and administration that delivers measurable improvements in student outcomes.
About Greater Albany Public School District
Greater Albany Public Schools is the 15th largest district in Oregon, with more than 9,300 students in kindergarten through high school. The district offers strong programs of character education, self-discipline, and peer mentoring for children at all grade levels, and its students outscore the national average and show consistent improvement on both the verbal and math portions of the SAT.
Naviance is a college, career, and life readiness (CCLR) platform that helps middle and high school students discover their strengths, explore college and career interests, create actionable goals, and find their best-fit path after high school. Trusted by more than 13,000 schools, this robust solution promotes college and career readiness by encouraging academic rigor and aligning student strengths and interests to long-term goals. Naviance is the partner who helps ensure all students are able to plan for postsecondary success. For more information on Naviance, visit www.naviance.com.
A leader in education technology, Hobsons helps more than 15 million students to identify their strengths, explore careers, match to best-fit educational opportunities, create academic plans, and reach their education and life goals. More than 13,000 K-12 and higher education institutions partner with Hobsons and leverage our expertise and our solutions -- Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish -- to improve college and career readiness, college recruiting and admissions, and higher education student success to support millions of students. Our leading college and career readiness platform Naviance was named the 2017 and 2018 SIIA CODiE Award winner in the Best College and Career Readiness Solution category.