Student Career Development Leader Certification Program

Road to Success: Student Career Development Program exists to provide career education and tools, techniques and processes to help individuals move toward or obtain careers/jobs that are satisfying and successful. The knowledge gained will be used for continuing education or moving into or within the workforce. 

The Program Goals:Student Career Development Program Guide

  • To help students identify their personal strengths
  • To use that knowledge, along with workplace readiness training, to develop career plans
  • To obtain careers that are successful and satisfying

The Program consists of three Focus Areas, Self Discovery, Career Exploration and Career Preparation, containing more that 80 learning activities. These activities are designed to provide the maximum amount of flexibility by combining individual and group activities.

  • Discover:  build a foundation of personal understanding
  • Explore:   gain knowledge of career opportunities and options
  • Prepare:   develop skills for the real work world

The Program's Focus Areas and Module Titles

Self Discovery: This focus area is the foundation for student growth. Students will identify their skills, interests, and values. Students will identify areas of strength and weakness in their skills, communication and decision-making. The moldules for this section include: I Have Skills: Skills for Success, My Values Identification, Discovering My Interests, How I See Myself; How Others See Me; Social Know-How, Developing Effective Communication Skills, Appropriateness in Written, Electronic and Oral Communication, Team Building, and Public Speaking.

Career Exploration: This focus area begins an active exploration of potential careers, with an emphasis on the integration of lessons in the Self Discovery phase. The modules for this section include: Exploring Career Clusters That Interest Me, My Dream Career/Job Might Be, Career Trends, Researching Careers/Jobs I am Considering, Reality Check: What It Costs To Live, Identifying Job, Internship and Volunteer Opportunities, Reflection on Work World Experiences, and Moving Toward My Career Goals.

Careeer Preparation:  This focus area presents the key ingredients of a successful job search and interview. The modules for this section include: Attitude is Number One, Completing My Targeted Resume, Completing an Application, Writing a Cover Letter, Building Contracts and Refgerences for the Future, Interview Preparation, Dressing for Success, The Successful Interview, Networking, and Review an Reflection.

Click here for a full table of contents.

Click here for sample pages of learning activities.

License Options *

Become a Licensed Leader.  The Licensed Leader receives a Leader's Guide for this comprehensive, interactive program. Licensed Leaders are provided step-by-step instructions for more than 80 learning activities which include an extensive career plan, as well as electronic files of handouts and supporting PowerPoint presentation.

Materials Cost: $500 per Licensed Leader

Become a Licensed and Certified Leader. The Certified and Licensed Leader receives a Leader's Guide for this comprehensive, interactive program. Certified and Licensed Leaders are provided the same materials as Licensed Leaders. Becoming a Certified and Licensed Leader requires six hours of training with a Road to Success: Career Development Program representative.

Materials Cost: $500 per Licensed Leader

Training Cost:  $250 per hour, minimum six hours for an individual or group class

Contact us by email or at 410-832-7555 to arrange a customized training class.

*All Leaders of Road to Success: Student Career Development Program, LLC are required to sign a Confidentiality Agreement as all materials are copyrighted for the individual's use.



Optional Student Workbook

A Student Workbook is available for all who have been Licensed, or Licensed and Certified as a RTS Student Career Development Program leader. In your leadership materials you have received a CD with all of the student handouts in printable format.  Another option for you and your students is a complete workbook with these same materials; this workbook can be purchased for each student. The workbook offers you and your students the RTS step-by-step process with group and individual activities, assessments and tools.

The Student Workbook is available for $24.99 plus shipping costs. Certified Leaders may purchase individual Student Workbooks.


The Road to Success: Student Career Development Program has certified Leaders at more than 70 schools throughout Maryland. Click here to see the list of schools.