We are excited to announce The Arizona Department of Education's adoption of My Future AZ as the recommended ECAP replacement tool for AzCIS. My Future AZ utilizes proven technology and infrastructure from Pipeline AZ, an Arizona career development and job skills exploration platform, to offer students comprehensive resources and support to plan for their future careers. My Future AZ will be rolled out in phases over the next few months; the rollout schedule is listed below. Please stay tuned for updates and instructions on how to register. If you are interested in using My Future AZ as your ECAP tool and would like to have access to student accounts and individualize certain aspects of the platform, please fill out our Interest Form for Onboarding.
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To access student accounts, educator accounts need to be created. To have educator accounts created for your school download the Educator Account Template, fill out the required information, and email to [email protected].
Note: Students can still register and use the system prior to educator accounts being created for your school.
8/31/2021 - Register & Explore
Students will have the ability to begin registering on My Future AZ. Students can take an interest assessment and favorite their top careers.
9/30/2021 - Administrative Access & Custom Dashboards
Customized dashboards will be made available for all users. Teachers and counselors will have increased functionality within the system.
10/31/2021 - Build Your Plan
Students will have full access to complete their ECAPs and create student portfolios, including the ability to add achievements and extra-curricular activities.
My Future AZ is an open system. Students, parents, and educators do not have to register to start exploring. If students want to save any information to their ECAP portfolio, they must create an account. At this time students can create accounts individually by following simple instructions at myfutureaz.pipelineaz.com. We are working on a process for batch uploads for high schools, but it is currently not available. Here is the information a student must provide to register for an account:
- First Name
- Last Name
- Email Address (Recommend school address – you will need to alert your IT department to allow communication from our site)
- Zip code (Can be school or home ZIP code)
Once they register, they will have the opportunity to add more information to their profile.
Note: In order to make sure students have the ability to receive platform notifications from My Future AZ, please request that the school IT department either allow external email messages, or an exemption for emails coming from [email protected].
My Future AZ Features Available Now
- Career Exploration
- Interest Assessments
- Favoriting Careers
- Check out Resources
Demo Accounts - Demo accounts are available for you to view what a student and educator account will look like once registered. Use the following login information to access these demo accounts:
Email Address: [email protected]
Email Address: [email protected]
*Remember – information can only be saved if a student creates an account to start their ECAP portfolio. We will continue to add features over time. We are utilizing a phased in approach and welcome any feedback you have for features within My Future AZ.
While My Future AZ is available for anyone to access and explore at this time, the Center for the Future (CFA) of Arizona and the Arizona Business & Education Coalition (ABEC), who financially supported the development of the middle school platform, are leading the effort to onboard their network of middle schools onto the platform. If your school would like to be a part of the CFA/ABEC collaborative and receive support for onboarding and implementation, please contact either:
- Deb Raeder, Vice President, Arizona Business and Education Coalition [email protected], 623-512-2124
- Cindy Erwin, Director, College & Career Pathways Center for the Future of Arizona [email protected], 480-280-8533
About Pipeline AZ
Pipeline AZ (PAZ) is a community-funded platform supporting student and adult career explorers, job seekers, workforce organizations, education and training providers, and employers. The platform has received statewide support as the end-to-end solution for stakeholders across workforce development due to its unique features and benefits, as well as its comprehensive reporting capabilities.
Contact Amanda Nolasco at [email protected] with any questions.
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What is an ECAP?
On February 25, 2008 the Arizona State Board of Education approved Education and Career Action Plans for all Arizona students grades 9-12. An ECAP (Education and Career Action Plan) reflects a student’s current plan of coursework, career aspirations, and extended learning opportunities in order to develop the student’s individual academic, career goals and postsecondary plans.
Why is an ECAP important?
We as educators believe we should integrate an Education and Career Action Plan (ECAP) process into all facets of the school experience. Students, who have opportunities to identify interests, skills, and strengths and then apply that knowledge to create their own ECAP, transition more seamlessly into postsecondary and work place requirements.
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