Welcome to the Office of Postsecondary Readiness

Who We Are

The Office of Postsecondary Readiness promotes postsecondary access, awareness, and exposure, in grades Pre-K through 12. Each program and initiative under of the Office plays an important role in supporting schools, students, families and partners.

Our team works towards Anchor Goal #1:  100% of all students will graduate college and career ready!

What We Do

ALL young people deserve the opportunity to pursue their postsecondary aspirations. Our goal is to ensure that all students have access to high quality programming, support, preparation, and guidance focused on postsecondary readiness and success. We do so through the supporting college and career academic planning, implementing the Future Ready PA Career Profile Scope and Sequence, managing GEAR UP grant initiatives, and creating collaborative community and corporate partnerships to support workforce development.


College & Career Awareness- Students have the access to a wide range of opportunities to increase their awareness of postsecondary opportunities, including college, workforce, military, and careers.

College & Career Exposure- Students develop a deeper understanding and exploration of postsecondary opportunities aligned with their interests and future goals.

College & Career Immersion – Students take full advantage of educational and workforce development opportunities and experiences prior to graduation.

Read more about “Get Ready…Leave Ready” the Strategic Plan for Improving High Schools