• In the links below, you will find the entire documents of the NC Guidance Essential Standards which were approved by the State Board of Education in October, 2011. These standards were developed and vetted by school counselors, administrators, and educators from institutes of higher education as appropriate to meet the of 21st Century Global Learners to prepare them to graduate college and career ready.

    PREAMBLE

    * Readiness/Exploratory/Discovery (RED)

    *Early Emergent/Emergent (EEE)

    *Progressing (P)

    *Early Independent (EI)

    *Independent (I)