Mequon-Thiensville School District

Xello and MTSD

Hello, Xello!

Xello is an engaging, online program that helps our students in grades 6-12 define their future goals and transform their aspirations into actionable plans for success. The program puts students at the center of their college and career planning experience. It helps them build self-knowledge, explore their options, create a plan, and develop the 21st-century skills needed to thrive in the world of work.

This career readiness system is an investment in the future of our students and children. We are excited about increasing access to powerful online tools that will help students explore, plan, and prepare for their future success.


How Does Xello Work?


What Does Xello Do?

With Xello, your child will:

Build Self-Knowledge
Define their interests, skills, preferences, and aspirations so they can explore the opportunities right for them.

Explore Options
Learn about career possibilities and educational pathways by exploring rich, engaging content and lessons.

Create a Plan
Your child can create dynamic actionable plans that outline the steps needed to achieve school, career, and life goals.

Learn & Reassess
Interactive lessons help your child develop age appropriate skills and knowledge for success in school and beyond.


Learn more about Xello and the student experience

With Xello, families can:

Access Your Account
In your Welcome to Xello! activation email, click Activate Account and you will be redirected to Xello and asked to create a password.

Explore Xello Family
On the welcome screen, you will see all children linked to your account. Clicking a child’s name will bring you to their profile.

Discover Your Child's Interests & Goals
In your child’s profile, you will be able to see all the work they’ve done in Xello. You can explore each section to learn new information about your child.

Discuss Your Child's Future Goals & Plan
Xello is a great tool to use to start future planning conversations with your child. Try asking them why they liked a certain career. Were they surprised about their top career suggestions? What different pathways can they take to achieve their goals?

Learn more about the importance of family involvement in education.

Safety & Security

The Xello program complies with legal requirements for safety and security outlined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). That means advertising is not displayed within Xello, nor is data used for commercial purposes. Xello is also a signatory of the Student Privacy Pledge, requiring them to uphold strict standards for safeguarding student privacy regarding the collection, maintenance, and use of student personal information.

Matt Wolf

Matt Wolf
Academic & Career Planning Coordinator

ACP Community Partners

Workforce Readiness Skills

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Education for Employment

Academic and career planning requirements established by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, or DPI, connect school districts’ education for employment plans (E4E) and programs to academic and career planning requirements.