Chilton, WI 53014
Chilton School District
530 W Main St  (920) 849-8109
Academic & Career Planning

Academic and Career Planning (ACP)

Chilton School District is preparing our students for life after high school starting in fifth grade. Students begin their Academic and Career Planning utilizing our parents and community to take the first steps towards education into careers. We follow a set plan that gives students real life experiences, grounded with set expectations in each grade level. Focused meetings with students, parents, and school counselors maintain the focus of success after high school. These items combined with our vision to continue our growth toward an integrated, whole-school program that addresses our students needs in a developmentally appropriate timeframe as they progress through their educational journey will set all students up for success. We always look forward to continue growth and welcome any support you are willing to offer.

Post-Secondary Course Offerings

Dual Enrollment

  • Written/Oral Communication - FVTC
  • Personal Finance - FVTC
  • Chilton Area Professional Project Studies - FVTC
  • Accounting I - FVTC
  • MS Office Suite - FVTC
  • Medical Terminology - FVTC Distance Learning
  • American Sign Language - NWTC Distance Learning
  • Criminal Justice Systems - FVTC Distance Learning
  • Certified Nursing Assistant - FVTC

Advanced Standing:

  • Math for the Trades - FVTC
  • Psychology - FVTC
  • Sociology - FVTC
  • Greenhouse Management and Landscape Design - FVTC
  • Small Animal and Veterinary Care - FVTC

Youth Apprenticeship:

  • 10 students currently enrolled and completing their Youth Apprenticeship opportunities through Career Capstone. 4 other students that are working on getting enrolled and started with YA.

Advanced Placement (AP):

  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP US History
  • AP US Government
  • AP European History
  • AP Computer Science

Career Readiness Opportunities

Career Related Clubs/Organizations:

  • Yearbook Club
  • FFA (Supervised Agricultural Experiences, Career Development Events, Leadership Events)
  • Chilton Conservation Club (Professional Anglers speak to students)\
  • FBLA: attend leadership and career planning conferences throughout the year; attended Marketing panel at UW-Milwaukee; toured Global Recruiters Network and the Financial Reserve Museum in Chicago
  • Prowler (student newspaper): attends NEWSPA (Northeastern Wisconsin Scholastic Press Association) Conference hosted by UW-Oshkosh's Journalism Department
  • Robotics
  • Coding Club

Career Related Field Trips:

  • Study Skills: trips to local technical schools and colleges; transition fair at FVTC in spring to assist in preparation for college
  • Personal Finance: attend Career Fair at UW Green Bay; also work on FAFSA, interviewing skills, job applications
  • Intro to Business: Marketing Panel at UW-Milwaukee
  • Intro to Health Occupations: field trips to FVTC and other local businesses. Guest speakers from various health-related fields. Job shadow required. Opportunities vary by term.
  • Biology: Raise, release, and tag trout
  • Energy: Conservation and Society: Tour Kaukauna Utilities and discuss potential careers in the energy field; field trip to a farm to look at an anaerobic digester and the careers associated with running the equipment; attend a coal power plant
  • Chemistry II: students are required to do a career project which includes a job shadow
  • SHARE: create career portfolios for ID students; job interviewing skills; mock interviews; field trip to New Hope to explore potential job opportunities for all students; guest speakers
  • Vocational Arts: Ariens in Brillion to view electrical, engineering, and maintenance careers; Fabick Cat at FVTC in Oshkosh for large equipment operation and maintenance; Faith Technologies in Appleton for electrical careers.

Business Partnerships:

  • Amerequip, Kiel: Student tours, mentors, YA placements
  • Briess Malt and Beverage, Chilton: student placements, speakers, tours, and school board partnership
  • HUI, Kiel: tours, mentors, student placements, funding, training, equipment maintenance, MB Company, Chilton: tours
  • New Hope Center: community partnership
  • Worthington/Benzomatic, Chilton: tours, funding, donation of supplies, Career Capstone placements
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