Navigate to Student Data > Programs >Career Pathways

The Career Pathways page is used to add Pathways, History, Courses, Experiences and Outcomes to a Students Pathway.

Career Pathways page


Select a Career Pathway from the Pathway drop down list add any Comment and click Insert.

Select a career pathway menu

Note: The Completed checkbox is used to designate the Pathway as Completed for the Student.  If the Completed field on the Student Career Pathways page is selected, the CALPADS SCTE record populates field 11.14 - CTE Pathway Completion field with the Academic Year ID.

To add an additional Career Pathway to a Student, click on Add and select the Pathway. 

Use Add to assigne additional pathways

Additional Career Pathways appear as shown. 

two pathways added to a student

After a Pathway is selected and saved for a Student, the Career Pathways page displays areas regarding History, Courses, Experiences and Outcomes associated with the Pathway. 

Career pathways areas for history courses experiences and outcomes

Pathway related Courses that have been appropriately mark in the Course (CRS) table and appear on the current Student's Transcript (HIS) is displayed in the Courses section.

To add History information to the Pathway for the Student, click on the Add button in the History section. Select the Academic Year, Level, School and add any Comment and click on Save.  

Note: Ensure the Level is the same as the State Course Code Level in the 'California Specific Fields' tab of the Course information or they Student may not display correctly in the Career Pathways Management page.

Use the Add button to add History record

NOTE:  The History record is required for CALPADS reporting for the CTE Completion Academic Year element.  Only Students who are concentrating or completing the pathway should have a History record.  These Students are included in the CALPADS SCTE file.  Students that only take the Introductory Course are considered non-concentrating participants and should not have a History record.  Additionally, any Student who takes just one Course (regardless of the Level) in a 3 or more year pathway, is considered a non-concentrating participant and should not have a History record. Please reference the Career Pathways FAQ page for more information.

To add Experience information, click on the Add button in the Experience section. Enter the Experience, Dates, Company, Compensation information and Comments and Save.

Note: An Experience and Date is needed for California Career Pathways Trust (CCPT) reporting. 

Adding Experience

To add Outcome information, click on the Add button in the Outcomes section, enter the information and click Save.

Adding an Outcome

Note: An Outcome and Date is also needed for California Career Pathways Trust (CCPT) reporting. 

To add Activities and Awards information, click on the Add button in the  Activities and Awards section. Enter the information and click Save.

An Activity or Award entered on the Career Pathways page is inserted into the ACT table and will also show on the Activities and Awards Page.  The record viewed on the Activities and Awards page will display the Career Pathway associated with the Activity or Award.  

Awards may also be entered directly on the Activities and Awards page for a Career Pathway by selecting a subject from the Career Pathway field.  See the documentation.

If the Activity or Award record needs a Reason added, that information needs to be populated on the Activities and Awards page for the record. This is sometimes needed to display on the Transcript. 

Career Pathways Widget

The Career Pathways widget is visible on the Student's Profile page.

Students with a Career Pathway (CPW.CD) record displays the widget to User and Teacher type accounts who have read to Career Pathways (CPW), Student Classes (SEC), Transcripts (HIS) and Class Schedule History (CAR) tables.

The widget displays each Course in a Pathway and the individual History for that Student. This information displays whether or not the Students are currently scheduled or have transcript records in these particular Courses. It displays the Course title, number, and Course Level (CCP.LVL). The Grade, Credits completed, Year, and Term are pulled from the Student's transcript. The Current Course column shows if the Course is currently in the Student's Class Schedule (SEC)

Career Pathways widget

Any Completer Course (CCP.LVL = 03)  with a grade less than a "C-" appears in red.

Courses with less than a C appear in red

Any Pathway Course, regardless of its Level, appears in red if the Student has earned zero (0) credits. 

courses that earned 0 credits appear in red

Spring 2019-20 Changes

The Career Pathways page Courses area has been updated to display Completer-level Courses with non-traditional marks and completed credits (HIS.CC) = 0 in red during terms impacted by COVID-19. Any Completer-level Course in transcripts (HIS) with the following criteria displays in red:

Transcript Terms (HIS.TE)

  • Spring 2019-20  (Transcript Definition terms that are treated as Courses taken during the end of the 2019-20 school year are H5, H6, Q4, S2, T3 and SS)
  • Summer following the Spring 2019-20 term

Transcript Years (HIS.YR)

  • 2019-20 for the Spring term
  • Either 2019-20 or 2020-21 for the Summer term following the 2019-20 Spring term depending on the College Entrance Requirements Option "Does the School Year on HIS records change for the Summer following an academic year?". If this option is not selected, then the modified display is applied to the 2019-20 Summer transcript records for CTE Completer Courses. If the option is selected then the modified display is applied to the 2020-21 Summer transcript records for CTE Completer Courses.

Transcript Mark (HIS.MK)

  • non-traditional grade (ex. "P" for Pass, "CR" for Credit , or "NC" for No Credit)

Transcript Credits Completed (HIS.CC)

  • Credits Completed > 0

Below is a screenshot of the Career Pathways page with a non-traditional 0-credit mark in a 2019-20 summer school record and the corresponding Career Pathways widget from the Profile page: