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Guidance News

By January 24, 2018

CVA Guidance Office launches Naviance how-to videos

The Central Valley Guidance Office has created videos to help parents learn about Naviance, an important college and career planning tool. What is Naviance? Embedded YouTube video introducing the Naviance online platform How to Log in (for parents) Embedded YouTube video showing parents how to log in to Naviance

By October 2, 2017

Student Enrollment Procedures

Central Valley Central School District Procedures and Requirements for Student Enrollment These Procedures and Requirements represent a change in the District’s student enrollment practices.  In accordance with 8 NYCRR §100.2(y), the District makes these Procedures and Requirements publicly available. We enroll all children who meet the age, residency, and public health requirements established by New […]

By September 26, 2017

2019 Scholarships

GPO FCU and NYCUA Scholarship Program Senior planning to attend an accredited two- or four- year college for the first time in Fall 2019 GPO Federal Credit Union member in good standing Currently serving with a volunteer fire department or EMS unit Demonstrated commitment to volunteer emergency service and community $250-$1,500 scholarships through New York […]

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Services

XI. Services Guidance and Counseling Services The school counselor assists students, teachers, parents and administrators. The role of the counselor is to help students as they seek to identify and achieve personal goals, assume rights and responsibilities in various life roles at each developmental stage. Important functions of the guidance department include: Academic Improvement and […]

By October 13, 2016

Medical program focuses life plans for three CVA students

Last June, Senior Skylar Mower and sophomores Trinity Cook and Brooke Newtown attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass. Over two and a half days, they listened to Nobel Prize winners, Google and Intel science competition winners, educators, and motivational speakers. They attended sessions that talked about medical fields and how to get […]

By October 6, 2016

Comprehensive District Counseling Program

New York State Part 100 Regulations – School Counseling Programs As per the New York State Education Department, listed in Part 100 of the Commissioner’s Regulations, school counseling/guidance programs are defined as follows: I.  Public Schools:  Each school district shall have a guidance program for all students. II.  In grades k-6, the program shall be […]

By April 4, 2014

Searching for College

Now that you have an idea on a career path, the next step is choosing the right college. The links below contain valuable information on starting your college search. You can also visit the Career and College Resource Center in the CVA Guidance Office or speak to your guidance counselor for direction. Big Future by […]

By March 4, 2014


Local Scholarships There are many local scholarships available to graduating seniors. Scholarship requirements vary, students should contact their guidance counselor regarding eligibility for specific local scholarships. Contact the guidance office for available scholarship applications and required paperwork. Military Scholarships & Educational Benefits U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – This web page provides information on educational benefits […]

By February 21, 2014

Transcript Requests

Student transcripts are provided free of charge. They can be sent directly to the school/university or graduate. Central Valley Academy and Ilion graduates: Contact the Central Valley Academy Guidance Office at (315) 895-7120. Provide the following information: Year of graduation Maiden name (if applicable) Daytime phone number Name and address of where to send the […]

By February 20, 2014

College Testing Information

10th Grade PLAN PLAN helps tenth graders build a solid foundation for future academic and career success and provides information needed to address school districts’ high-priority issues. It is a comprehensive guidance resource that helps students measure their current academic development, explore career/training options, and make plans for the remaining years of high school and […]