Discover Your Story is designed to help 5th-7th grade youth discover personal strengths, explore "good fit" career options, develop life skills, and access school and community resources for targeted needs. Through this longitudinal program spanning late elementary and middle school, Charting Careers continuously provides relationships and experiences that develop the mindset and skills needed to chart a path towards self discovery, achievement, and connection.

In collaboration with school counselors, teachers, and community partners, the Charting Careers' Discover Your Story program includes:

  • Signature strength assessment

  • Learning about career options

  • Further developing interests

  • Creating a personal portfolio

  • Building essential life skills

  • Connecting participants to extracurricular activities

  • Character development

  • Weekly review of grades and homework completion

  • Trauma-informed strategies