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The State Council of Higher Education in Virginia provides many helpful resources for students and parents and has been integral in supporting the Wizard since its inception throughout Virginia.
The Virginia Department of Education provides the Wizard throughout Virginia in order to support K-12 teachers, counselors, and coaches in assisting students with career planning, assessments, and goal setting.
Assessments and occupational profile details are provided by O*Net. Assessments were found to be statistically reliable and valid, and O*NET information is available for over 900 occupations.
Imagine is a lifestyle budgeting game based off of Texas Reality Check and modified for students throughout Virginia to help them "Imagine" the life they desire and link them to careers that match.
Peterson's provides updated college data for every 4 year university in the United States on a quarterly basis. This data can be found using the college search tool
Chris Pfautz, Director, and Rachel Angel, Coordinator make up the Wizard team with help from our IT staff. Our goal is to answer your questions and help you use the Wizard in the way that works best for you! With a combined 30+ years of classroom, counseling/coaching, and higher education experience, we understand that having personal connections helps everyone involved. If you have feedback, questions, concerns, or want to schedule a training with students or staff, please let us know!