Endorsement and Personal Graduation Plan (PGP)

Tidwell Middle School

Endorsements and Personal Graduation Plan

Timeline and Information-2019


January 23: Endorsement Presentation:  in PC/CCR or AVID Class

  • Mrs. Gaither will meet with every class to go over Endorsement information
  • Reference your Naviance assessments to be prepared

February 1:  Endorsement Commitment Form Due:  in PC/CCR or AVID class

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

February 8:  Endorsement Options Due:  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

February 11:  8th Grade Parent Information Meeting w/ BNHS Counselors

  • BNHS Counselors will present information about 9th grade classes, and transition info
  • February 11, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Tidwell Library

February 13: Coffee with the Counselor:  8th Grade Parent Information Meeting w/ TMS Counselors 

  • TMS Counselors will present information about completing Endorsements and High School Graduation Plans
  • February 13, 9:00 am to 10:00 am in Tidwell Library

February 15:  Rough Draft of Personal Graduation Plan (PGP) Due: 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 19-March 1

February 19-March 1:  Students Meet with Counselor:  during PC/CCR or AVID class

  • Review and fine-tune PGP and answer any questions you may have

February 19-March 1: Personal Graduation Plan:  Enter online through HAC: 

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

Helpful Information:

  • Extra copies of these forms are available through your PC/CCR or AVID class
  • The 2019-2020 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
Student/Parent information regarding 4 year plans:

Parent Information on Naviance

Parent and Student Presentation:  Graduation Requirements and PGP

Creating Your 4-Year Personal Grad Plan (PGP)

Understanding and Picking an Endorsement Presentation

Endorsement Guide

2019-2020 NISD Academic Planning Guide

Electives Other Than Required Table

Endorsement Commitment Form

Personal Graduation Plan Form

Tidwell Endorsement PGP Timeline

Career-Endorsement Crosswalk