Young female, young male, and older female teachers smiling

Tools for Educators

At, we believe that all students deserve the opportunity to succeed.

As the State of California’s official college and career planning platform, empowers students by providing them with a one-stop shop for all the tools they need to set goals for life after high school and make plans to achieve them. also serves as the foundation of the state’s new Cradle-to-Career System tools. Read more about the tools we provide to students at Tools for Students. provides you with with:

  • Easy-to-navigate lessons that streamline the college and financial aid application process, while allowing you to monitor students’ progress and intervene as necessary.
  • Access to reporting tools that support compliance with state education requirements.
  • Remotely accessible college and career planning tools that you can use within small or large group classroom settings, for distance learning, or for students’ independent learning wherever they have access to the Internet.

…All in one place.

Macbook with on screen

About the Tools

Below, we’ve provided information regarding tools on designed to help you better support your students. For information regarding the tools on designed for students, please visit Tools for Students.

Access to college, career, and financial aid information and lesson-planning content.

Screenshot of Career Exploration lesson plan

The ability to track your students’ progress on activities within the platform.

Screenshot of Activities report

Financial aid lessons that students can complete independently, which helps you and your district satisfy financial aid education requirements.

Screenshot of Financial Aid Lessons

The ability to track the status of student applications to the CCC, CSU, and UC systems, if the applications were launched from

Screenshot of application tracking report

Reporting tools that help to you confirm financial aid lesson completion, financial aid application progress, and identify seniors with incomplete FAFSA or CADAA applications.

Screenshot of Report Management dashboard

With a Partner Educator Account, you can also:

Use reporting tools that help track students’ progress towards “a-g” course completion at a glance.

  • These tools help educators identify which students could benefit from individualized support, such as tutoring or credit recovery options. The tools also help districts meet A-G Completion Improvement Grant Program requirements.
Four adults sitting around a conference table with a-g report on a laptop screen

View progress toward CSU and UC eligibility by student and/or across a school or district.

Woman sitting in front of a desktop computer with CSU and UC Eligibility Tools on the screen

Use advanced filtering on reports to segment student populations by race, ethnicity, gender, or special population to help address equity gaps.

Screenshot of report filters

Send verified electronic transcript data directly to the California Community Colleges and CSU systems to support decisions about admissions and first-year course placement.

Several graduating students with their cap and gowns on smiling at camera

Hear What Educators Are Saying

How to Get an Educator Account

If you’re an educator in California, you can sign up for a free account on offers two types of accounts: Partner and Basic.

Basic Educator Account

A Basic Educator Account gives you access to many of the tools available on However, you will not able to access tools or reports that require the upload of student courses and grades, such as the CSU and UC Eligibility Tools and its associated report.

Teacher helping two female students in the classroom with something on a laptop

  • First, check out our list of Partner Districts. If you’re employed in a Partner District, skip to How to Get a Partner Student Account.
  • If you’re not currently in a Partner District, please Contact Us to determine whether your district already uses Basic Accounts or for guidance on how to get started on, including how to file a Student Privacy Protection Agreement.

Once a Basic Educator Account has been made for you, it’s time to register it.

Check out our step-by-step guide for registering an Educator Account below or watch the video.

If you’re not able to register your Basic Educator Account, please Contact Us.

Partner Educator Account

A Partner Account gives you access to all of the tools available on Partner Educator Accounts have access to additional tools that require student transcript data to be uploaded into

Group of students with teacher in computer lab classroom learning lessons, get help and support

  • Take a look at our list of Partner Districts to check whether your school is in a Partner District.
  • If you’re in a Partner District, then you’re ready to register your Educator Account! Move on to Step 2.
  • If you’re still not sure whether you’re in a Partner District or not, please Contact Us for help.

  • Once you’ve determined you’re in a Partner District, you’ll need to register your Partner Educator Account before you can start using
  • Click the button below or watch the video for step-by-step instructions on how to register your Partner Educator Account.

If you’re not able to register your account, please Contact Us.

What if I’m not in a Partner District or district using Basic Accounts?

If you’ve taken the steps above and found that you are neither in a Partner District or a district using Basic Accounts, that means your district isn’t currently using

Can I make an account on even if my district doesn’t use it?

While any student, parent, or educator in California can make a free account on, we don’t recommend making an account unless your district is officially a Partner District or district using Basic Accounts. This is because CCGI is actively working to bring to all public school districts in California so that all students are able to access the platform.

Young african american woman showing a timeout gesture.

If your district becomes a Partner District or starts using Basic Accounts in the future, you might end up with a duplicate account. Your duplicate account will have to be merged with the account your district makes for you. Most likely, the information you have saved on your original account will not carry over to your new account, meaning you’ll have to start over from scratch.

How can I get my district to start using

The best way to bring to your district is to talk to your district colleagues and share the information you’ve learned with them.

We recommend sharing the How to Bring to Your School District webpage, which outlines the steps they can take to get the process started. You can even print out the page by scrolling to the bottom of the page and clicking the “Print” button.