College/Career Readiness Resources
Academies of Lexington - Our FCPS career academies move away from the traditional classroom model toward a more hands-on, project-based system built around the needs of today’s world.
Career & Technical Education (CTE):
- in Fayette County Public Schools
- through the Kentucky Department of Education
- Individual Learning Plan, with parent toolkit
- Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) – a public corporation and governmental agency created to improve access to CTE
Khan Academy – free expert-created content and resources for every subject and level
KnowHow2Go - designed to encourage students of all ages to prepare for college and a career
I’m First! – online community for first-generation college students and their supporters
Parchment – order high school transcripts online; contact the school counselor for student's user name and password
KEES (Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship) - provides financial help to students who earn at least a 2.5 GPA each year they attend a certified Kentucky high school. The better they do in high school, the more money they earn toward college.
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
FSA ID (Federal Student Aid Identification) - gives you online access to these federal systems and can serve as your legal signature