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College & Career Center
Welcome to the College & Career Center!
The College & Career Center is available to help students and their parents with all aspects of college and career planning. Marcia Sexton is the College and Career Specialist at Burnsville High School. She has a wealth of information about College & Career Readiness and is a valuable resource for students, parents, teachers and community members. Throughout the years Ms. Sexton has organized many yearly events for the students and their parents to guide them through the college and career path.
Location/Hours of Operation:
The College & Career Center is located on the first floor next to the Guidance Office and across from the School Store.
- Monday (open for teacher access)
- Tuesday (student drop-in; 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
- Tuesday-Thursday (college visits/presentations; 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)
- Friday (by appointment only; 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Naviance is a resource to assist students with college and career planning. Check in with Naviance Student weekly to find out about announcements, events, college visits, college applications, scholarships, summer camps, resumes, interest inventories and career information.Students should use their District 191 password to access Naviance.
10/2/19 Mn National College Fair (Juniors field trip to Minneapolis Convention Center)
10/8/19 & 2/11/20 Parent Financial Aid Night
10/15/19 FAFSA Workshops (students only)
- 10/22/19 College Application Day
10/28-11/1/19 FREE College Application Week
10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18 Workplace Skills Certificate
11/6/19 FAFSA Completion Workshops - Parents & Students
1/30/20 BHS Career Expo!
Genesys Works Internship Presentations
Scholarship Day TBD
3/12/20 MEF College Fair at BHS, 2:30 - 4 p.m.
5/1/20 Decision Day
At BHS our Pathways span four Career Fields consisting of:
- Health Science & Human Service
- Arts, Global Communications & Information Systems
- Design, Engineering, & Manufacturing Technologies
- Business, Management & Entrepreneurship
Within these Career Fields are fourteen Pathways, with each Pathway being a series of classes related to each other that helps students prepare for career and college.
Click on the image above to read more about Career Fields & Pathways at Burnsville High School in our 2019-20 Course Catalog.
Click here for Video on Pathways
Click here for United Way Pathway Video
- If you are an employer seeking to hire students, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
BHS alumna Career Presentation Articles:
To set up an appointment, contact Marcia Sexton at email@example.com. Also, admission counselors can schedule an appointment with our high school.