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USHE Update Blair Carruth CTE Directors Meeting October 9, 2013.

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1 USHE Update Blair Carruth CTE Directors Meeting October 9, 2013

2 Utah Cluster Acceleration Partnership (UCAP) Began in 2010 Partnership between DWS, USHE, and GOED with funding coming primarily from USHE and DWS resources Purpose serves to increase economic development by linking workforce development with educational alignment

3 UCAP (continued) Completed Projects Aerospace Energy Digital Media Manufacturing Regional Stewardship Initiatives

4 UCAP (continued) Current Projects Health Care Life Sciences Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (DSU) New Venture Economy (USU-E) Accelerating Small Business Development (SUU)

5 UCAP 2.0 New UCAP Funding Process Effective FY14 Funded through DWS job growth funds Regionally based workforce and economic development initiatives Opportunity for participation by USHE, UCAT, and GOED New project commitments currently being finalized

6 STEM Action Center HB 139 provided funding for STEM infrastructure Creation of STEM Action Center housed at GOED First round of one-time funding targeted for math interventions in grades 6-8 Task force looking at what it means to be college and career ready

7 USHE Legislative Budget Request $80 Million Request for Mission Based Performance Funding $7.25 Million Request for scholarships and need based aid

8 Technology Intensive Concurrent Enrollment (TICE) TICE Courses Currently Available Math 1010 Intermediate Algebra Math 1030 Quantitative Reasoning Art 1010 Introduction to Visual Arts English 1010 Introduction to Writing Psychology 1010 General Psychology

9 TICE (continued) TICE Courses Planned for Pilot This Year Math 1050 College Algebra Math 1060 Trigonometry Political Science 1100 American National Government Humanities 1010 Introduction to the Humanities Music 1010 Introduction to Music Chemistry 1110 Introduction to Chemistry Technical Drafting (CTE) Medical Terminology (CTE)

10 TICE (continued) TICE Courses Being Developed This Year Biology 1010 and Biology Lab 1015 English 2010 Fundamentals of Architectural Drafting (CTE)

11 66% Goal Regional Plans Regional Plan Mapping Document- Due to Mary and Blair by October 31, 2013 Objective: To assist in meeting the states goal to have 66% of Utahns ages with a postsecondary credential by 2020, provide entry-level postsecondary certificate program/pathways of study in high school in key workforce clusters that lead to high-demand, high-wage occupations and that also provide opportunities for further education.

12 So What? Potential Uses for Regional Plans: Consolidated State Plan for Initiative Advocacy of CTE Governors Education Excellence Commission K-16 Alliance UCAT, USOE, USHE Governing Boards Employer Support Guidance for Student Support Pathway Coordinators Counselors Academic Advisors

13 Submission Information Regional Plans Due October 31, 2012 Submit via Word or PDF File to: Blair Carruth

14 Panel Discussion A representative from each region will provide a 2 -3 minute summary addressing the following points: – Brief summary of the regional plan to include core programs to be developed – Most significant accomplishment resulting from the regional certificate planning process – Most significant challenge in completing the regional plan


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