FAQs for Education Partners


How can I add Inspire Southeast Wisconsin at my school?

In order to add Inspire Southeast Wisconsin, your school must have an active account with Career Cruising and your district must reside in one of the following counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, Racine, Kenosha, or Walworth.

If you or your school are interested in participating in Inspire SE WI and meet the above requirements, please contact Karin Smith here.

What is the process to add Inspire onto our Career Cruising account?
  1. Schedule a Readiness Orientation – this is a two-hour meeting with the administrators and staff from your school or district who will be involved in implementing Inspire. To schedule a Readiness Orienation, contact Karin Smith here.
  2. Create an Implementation Plan for how you will use Inspire in your school or district
  3. Make sure the appropriate staff are trained
  4. Encourage your current business partners to register a profile on Inspire and become a GROW.HERE. partner

Please refer to our Educator Readiness Self Check List and Education Partner Readiness Guide for additional support.

How do we schedule an Inspire SE WI training for our school or school district?

Contact Karin Smith here.

How can I get more training on CareerCruising.com?

To sign up for free general training on CareerCruising.com, go to http://public.careercruising.com/ca/en/training/webinars/ and register for a webinar that you are interested in.

To get your specific Career Cruising questions answered go to their help page at http://help.careercruising.com/.


How do I login to my account? How do I retrieve my password?

To login to your account go to www.careercruising.com/school. If you have forgotten/misplaced your password, you can retrieve your password by going here.

How do I get started with Inspire SE WI in my classroom?

Before starting Inspire lessons review the “Best Practice Tips” for using Inspire. Once familiar with Inspire use any of our Inspire classroom activities to get your students started.

How do I view what students are posting on discussion boards?

Login to your careercruising.com/school account and go to the Portfolio Reports section and go to the Inspire Southeast Wisconsin Section at the bottom of the page. There is a report called Message Board Posts by Student that will list all the posts for each student.  Note: You can filter the report by clicking the Custom button under the Customize This Report section of the page.

How do I know if there are any flagged / inappropriate discussion board posts?

If a student’s post is flagged as inappropriate you should get an automatic email from messages@careercruising.com asking you to log in and view the flag. Otherwise you can always check by logging in to your www.careercruising.com/school account and going to the Inspire Southeast Wisconsin section and going to the Flagged Message Board Posts Sub-section (2nd from the bottom of the list).

How do I make Career-based Learning Experience requests?

Please refer to our Quick Start Guide document for more information!

I keep getting an email saying I have a Career-based Learning Experience Request – Now What?

Login to your careercruising.com/school account and go to the Inspire Southeast Wisconsin section and go to the Manage CBLE Requests Sub-section (4th from the top of the list). You will then be shown a list of requests – any requests with the red exclamation mark (!) requires your attention.

Additional support? View our Educator Training Webinar!

Please refer to our Educator Training Webinar for additional support on topics like; Adding Inspire related completion standards, Inspire features in “My Plan” (student’s ACP), How to access Inspire features directly from career profiles in Career Cruising, How to post discussion board posts, How to search for and view company profiles, How to make career-based learning requests, How to find industry information, Using the Educator’s (CAMS) portal for Inspire features, Assigning advisors who can approve/decline career-based learning experience requests.


None of these FAQs answered my questions!

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