Use these step-by-step instructions to locate and utilize the various AKCIS tools and resources. In order to view these files, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 Adobe Icon or above. If not, you can get the latest version of Adobe Reader here.

The Alaska Implementation Frameworks for AKCIS are primarily written for educators, in support of their efforts to help youth prepare for careers and lifelong learning. The Frameworks are designed to be flexible for use at a district, school or classroom level. They offer three models for implementation at various levels – from an approach that spans multiple years to a more concise approach that could be accomplished as a single series of activities.

In 2012, the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education commissioned from Alaska-based teachers subject-based lesson plans. These curriculum units are available in AKCIS Admin & Staff Accounts. Once logged in, hover over the Help & Links tab and click on Tools for Counselors & Teachers.

From that page, click on Classroom Activities & Curriculum.

The first four bullet points are the Alaska Curriculums.

Career Information System (CIS), the software from which AKCIS is derived, has an online database of 173 detailed lesson plans with supporting materials, all of which are geared toward teaching career exploration and postsecondary education and career planning. To access this wealth of information, log into your Admin or Staff account, then hover over the Help & Links tab and click on Curriculum.