Helping New York Students & Educators Meet CDOS Standards

Every New York Student, Future Ready

Xello is an award winning K-12 college, career, and life readiness program. It's trusted by school districts statewide to support and track Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Standards, and the attainment of the knowledge and skills needed for future success.

How Xello Supports New York's Career Development and Occupational Studies Standards

From kindergarten through to high school Xello is designed to inspire and help every student build the self knowledge and life skills to create actionable plans for graduating high school, attending college, and achieving future life success. Download our guide to see how!

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How it Works

Empower Every Student to be Future Ready with Xello

Xello ensures you have the right tools to support your district, while inspiring and engaging students to develop actionable plans in line with CDOS requirements, and postsecondary aspirations.
  • Personalized Digital Portfolio
  • Personalized Digital Portfolio
  • CTE and Work Ready Skills
  • Career Exploration
  • Academic Planning
  • College Exploration & Planning
Personalized Digital Portfolio
CTE and Work Ready Skills
Career Exploration
Academic Planning
College Exploration & Planning

Personalized Digital Portfolio

To help meet CDOS standards, students create a shareable, online portfolio within Xello that showcases their interests, skills and abilities. Profiles can be easily updated as students gain new experiences, reflecting who they are every step of the way.
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Experience inventory

Access for Families

In Xello’s Family Portal, parents and guardians can collaborate with educators to support students on their journey to future-readiness. What’s more, Xello has been professionally translated for Spanish-speaking families across New York, and is also available in other preferred languages through the Google Translate extension, ensuring no family gets left behind.

Deliver a Consistent K-12 Solution

With Xello, you get a full K-12 experience, making it easier for students to build on their work from elementary to middle to high school - and for educators to track student progress from year to year.

Engaging Curriculum and Lessons

Xello keeps students engaged and excited about future planning through built-in curriculum and customizable lessons that builds the skills and knowledge employers value. This provides students with a personalized learning experience and gives educators back their precious time.

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Educator Tools

Enables New York Educators to Assess Student Progress and Support CDOS standards with Ease

Xello provides educators with powerful tools for reporting and student management so they can keep track of student goals and motivate them to create postsecondary plans for future success.

Deliver Personalized Learning at Scale

Efficiently personalize learning for every student. With Xello’s engagement and profile reports at the student, school, and district level, you’ll deliver personalized learning at scale and save time on administrative tasks. You can also keep your students’ plans organized in a centralized spot to ensure their academic success.

Stay Organized & Keep Students on Track

Easily manage and manage student plans with Xello’s integrated course planner. Xello also offer college application tools, with FAFSA application tracking, that integrate with your Student Information System and course guide. As well, you can ensure every student is on track with critical alerts, two-way messaging, and the ability to communicate with students directly.

Help Students Develop Work Ready Skills

Help students develop real-world skills to thrive in today’s job market. With access to student profiles, you get a snapshot of each student’s skills and activities in Xello. You get a better understanding of who your students are and their goals, helping you play an even bigger role in developing their employment related skills.

What Educators Say

Students and Educators Love Xello — But Don’t Take Our Word for It!

Why Students and Educators Love Xello

In Their Own Words

Students appreciate having a conversation with other students in their classroom about the kind of the career they're interested in. There's a lesson that ties into lifestyle [that] ties into Xello.

Ayinde Bennett

Postsecondary Success Manager
The Urban Assembly, Inc, New York
Our integration with the student management system (SIS) is HUGE! There's virtually no maintenance on my end and I can focus on using Xello with my students!

Jessica Morton

School Counselor (7-12)
South Kortright Central School, New York
Award Winning Support

A Team That's Always Here for You

As an SIIA CODiE Award winner for Best Customer Experience in Ed Tech, our well honed processes combined with our enthusiasm for great service ensure that every client always gets the most out of Xello. Here's how we do it:


A Trusted Strategic Partner

It starts with a strong foundation. Xello partners with each client to understand their unique needs, and craft strategic multi-year plans to maximize student impact and district goal attainment.

On-Demand Training & Support

Our comprehensive and ever-growing library of online resources and courses, empower educators to easily look up and develop expertise in every aspect of Xello.

Answers When You Need Them

Can't find what you need? Not a problem. Whatever your query, our award-winning Client Solutions team is here to give you the answers you need, when you need them.

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