Endorsement and Personal Graduation Plan (PGP)

8th Graders:  Endorsement and Personal Graduation Plan Timeline and Information:

Endorsement Commitment Form:  Due February 2 in PC/CCR or AVID class

  • You must pick at least 1 endorsement
  • Must be signed by student and parent
  • You will then get a detailed Endorsement Commitment form to select Endorsement Options

Endorsement Options:  Due February 12 in PC/CCR or AVID class

  • Pick your Endorsement Focus
  • You will start to plan your Endorsement Electives
  • Must be signed by student and parent

Rough Draft of Personal Graduation Plan (PGP):  Due February 21 in PC/CCR or AVID Class

  • Done in pencil
  • Must be signed by student and parent
  • Will be reviewed by your PC/CCR or AVID teacher for completion
  • Then you will use this to meet with a counselor to help finalize, answer questions, and verify February 26-28

Students Meet with Counselor:  February 26-28 during PC/CCR or AVID class

  • Review PGP and answer any questions you may have

    Personal Graduation Plan:  Enter online through HAC:  February 26-March 2

  • During PC/CCR or AVID Class
  • Must meet with a counselor before you can enter into HAC

HAC locks for student/parent entry on March 2

  • Parents of 8th grade students will receive their students' 2018-19 course requests via parent email.  A link to a Google form will be included in the email for parents to submit any changes.  
  • 8th grade students will receive their 2018-19 course request via their school email as well; however, the link to submit changes is only in the parent/guardian email.

Helpful Information:

  • Extra copies of these forms are available through your PC/CCR or AVID class
  • The 2018-2019 NISD High School Academic Planning Guide will have information about courses to help you
    • Will be online through NISD website under Student:  Academic Planning Guides
    • Explains course information:  Pre-requisites, Credits, Course Descriptions, Course Sequences
  • The NISD Endorsement Guide will include all the classes available for each endorsement, as well as instructions for each endorsement option.
    • Shared with students through PC/CCR or AVID class


In high school,  students will meet with their counselors annually to determine if any changes need to be made. 


Student information regarding 4 year plans:

Parent Information on Naviance

8th Grade Presentation: Graduation Requirements and PGP

Creating Your 4-Year Personal Grad Plan (PGP)

Endorsement Guide

2018-2019 NISD Academic Planning Guide

Electives Other Than Required Table

Endorsement Commitment Form

Personal Graduation Plan Form