Through your courses and Career Guidance Office services we help you learn your strengths and interests that can guide you after high school. 

We Support Your Education With:
• A Four-Year High School Plan 
• Study Skills that build success
• Goal Setting and Goals Review
• Grade Monitoring
• Academic Support Resources
• Peer Tutoring  
• Help with setting up college visits
• Access to interest inventories, career and occupational outlook websites, college search websites
• Individual appointments with counselors to discuss results of inventories and other college/career-related information
• Appointments to meet with college and military representatives
• Seminars on filling out the FAFSA, First generation college-bound students, NCAA requirements, finding scholarships, and RAI
• College Scholarship Application Assistance
• Resources for college planning timelines and transitioning into college life

College Credit Courses in High School
You can earn college credit every semester through Western Iowa Tech Community College and Briar Cliff University. That means you can enjoy a jump start to college to earn your degree faster and reduce college expenses.

Career Events and Internships 
• Sophomore Alumni/Parent Career Events
• Sophomore guidance lessons focused on careers 
• Junior/Senior Career Expo
• Job shadowing/internships
Heelan Students Attend  Career Academy Classes
Our schedule allows Heelan students to leave campus to attend the downtown Sioux City Career Academy, located just five minutes away. 

The Academy offers 30 pathways for students to explore. You can focus on a field of interest with multiple courses or sample a course to see if it’s the right fit for your goals and interests. You can earn BOTH high school and college credit and come away with a unique school experience and a deeper understanding of specific career fields. 

We are available to assist students with recommendations, applications, and transcripts.
Bob Geary or Marla Pluim, School Counselors. 



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