Funding: Drop-Out Recovery Initiative O 2009 – Legislature / 1.5 million to community colleges (150,000 per college) O Plan – recover at least ¼ of those students dropping out from high school O 14,000 dropouts in MS per year O 2014 – Asking - 10,762,500 million 4
Professional Development O GED 2014 Prep O Regional Meetings – 1 st Friday of the month O Lead –Teacher / Teams of 4 O Reading, Writing, Math, Data Management O ANI/STAR/TEAL O Strategy Instruction in subject area O Modeling – I Do, We Do, You Do O Teacher Homework – Review/Debrief - 30 minutes of the next session O New Teacher Competencies – July 2014 5
Feedback from Evaluations 6 Great training. Students liked the interactive lesson. Hands-On practice was good. Activities were easy to implement in the classroom. The training modeled how I can teach my students at all levels in one lesson.
Gulf Coast IT Consortium U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training (TAACCCT) Nine colleges, two states, four years, $14,710,837 10
Consortium Members Bossier Parish Community College LA Delta Community College South LA Community College Delgado Community College LCTCS Office (state level policy work) Northeast MS Community College MS Delta Community College Meridian Community College Copiah-Lincoln Community College Pearl River Community College MS CC Board (state level policy work) 11
IBEST + TECH = New Career Be JOB READY in 12 months Train in HIGH-DEMAND careers Earn national CERTIFICATIONS quickly SUPPORT TEAM for student success I ntegrating B asic E ducation S kills with T echnical Skills 12
ACCELERATED model Integrates basic skills & technical training Move through QUICKLY Earn national credentials SOONER Enter workforce with new skills EARLIER Content led by INDUSTRY EMPLOYERS 13