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1 College & CAREER readiness
Erica Thompson - Ryan Goepper – Donna Heun Testing Unit Joe Prather - Jimmy Genslinger Data Management Ken Talley CTE Pam Royster Curriculum & Instruction

2 Agenda CCR Accountability Chart JCPS CCR Dashboard Improvements
COMPASS KYOTE CCR Updates Sharing/Questions

3 College/Career Readiness Rate
2012 February DAC Meetings College/Career Readiness Rate Career Ready: Must meet benchmarks for one requirement in Career Academic area AND must meet one requirement in Career Technical area Career Ready Academic Career Ready Technical Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) ACT WorkKeys (Applied Math, Locating information, and Reading for Information) Kentucky Occupational Skills Standards Assessment (KOSSA) Industry Certificates Bonus: College AND Career Ready must meet at least one from each area College Ready Academic Career Ready Technical ACT or COMPASS or KYOTE KOSSA Industry Certificates NOTES: (1) By meeting the College Ready Academic definition, the student does not have to take the additional tests of ASVAB or WorkKeys for the bonus area. (2) For accountability purposes, the bonus shall not allow the readiness percentage to exceed 100 percent. College Ready: Must meet benchmarks on one of the following: College Ready ACT COMPASS KYOTE 3

4 Opportunities to Demonstrate College Readiness
ACT – Junior year (required) COMPASS or KYOTE – Seniors ONLY COMPASS – A score from KCTCs transfers COMPASS/KYOTE scores may be verified and cleaned up as necessary during fall Data Review- Documentation is required

5 College Placement Tests
2012 February DAC Meetings College Ready College Entrance Exam ACT (CPE Benchmarks) Reading = 20 English = 18 Mathematics = 19 COMPASS Reading = 85 English (Writing Skills) = 74 Mathematics = 36 KYOTE Mathematics = 22 College Placement Tests

6 College/Career Readiness Rate
Based on Grade 12 students (graduates or completers with G-Codes in Infinite Campus) Includes best score on English, Math and Reading from all ACT State and National Administrations in Kentucky Data reviewed by schools and districts prior to fall report

7 2012 February DAC Meetings JCPS CCR DASHBOARD

8 JCPS CCR DASHBOARD * Accessing the CCR Dashboard * JCPS State Report
* College-Ready Report * Career-Ready Report * ACT Detail Reports

9 College Ready Status Tracking of College Readiness is available on the JCPS CCR dashboard. https://portal.jefferson.kyschools.us/bi/slc/CCR/Pages/Default.aspx If you do not have access to this please contact: Jimmy Genslinger:

10 College Ready Status (continued)
Includes all SENIORS in the school If the data is not up to date (check date on screen), please contact Jimmy and he will pull the most current data.

11 College Ready Status (continued)
If you are not familiar with the dashboard please view the “CCR Dashboard User Guide” on the JCPS Testing Unit website. This can be found on the Building Assessment Coordinator page under the COMPASS dropdown menu.

12 2012 February DAC Meetings College Placement Assessment for Seniors

13 COMPASS® Course Placement for colleges and universities
2012 February DAC Meetings COMPASS® Course Placement for colleges and universities (Mathematics assessment includes Algebra and Pre-Algebra scores to aid course placement) COMPASS® will not replace ACT as an admissions exam.

14 Overview of Program Opportunity for SENIORS who have not met ACT CPE benchmarks in: Writing Skills (English)-18 Mathematics-19 Reading-20 Every A1 AND Non-A1 school should be administering COMPASS to support students in becoming college-ready Seniors may test TWICE**

15 **Second Administration
Seniors may take each eligible assessment twice. Steps: Students receive intervention First COMPASS® administration Students who did not met benchmarks completed an additional intervention (MINIMUM FIVE DAYS BETWEEN ADMINISTRATIONS) Second COMPASS® administration (only after intervention)

16 COMPASS® Testing Dates
No testing window restrictions Open through June 15, 2013

17 KYOTE https://www.kyote.org

18 KYOTE USER’S GUIDE Step by step approach
Create class and student accounts Administer exam Access results BAC’s should grant access to Erica Thompson, Jimmy Genslinger and Joe Prather so data can be added to the JCPS Dashboard Information Preparing computers for exams Calculator policies Testing frequency policies Passing scores

19 KYOTE Score (at or above)
KYOTE Cut Scores Subject KYOTE Score (at or above) ACT Benchmarks CPE ACT Benchmarks Mathematics College Readiness Exam 22 --- 19 Mathematics College Algebra Exam 14 Reading 20 21

20 KYOTE MATHEMATICS TESTING FREQUENCY (page 5 KYOTE User’s Guide)
1. MATHEMATICS COLLEGE READINESS EXAM – This is the primary test seniors take (seniors who did not meet the ACT CPE benchmark of 19). Administration – Must be taken at the end of the trimester or semester Students who are within 2 points of passing the exam (20 or 21 on Mathematics College Readiness Exam) should be given the opportunity to retake the exam within one week. This process can be repeated each semester or trimester of the senior year. MATHEMATICS COLLEGE ALGEBRA EXAM– Only if students need a higher ACT benchmark (above a 19) for a college course they want to take. Math placement exam – Contact KY college for specific admission/major requirements. Students who are within 2 points of passing the exam (12 or 13 on Mathematics College Algebra Exam) should be given the opportunity to retake the exam within one week. This process can be repeated each semester or trimester of the senior year.

21 KYOTE READING TESTING FREQUENCY (page 5 KYOTE User’s Guide)
Administration - Take at the end of a trimester or a semester Student may take only one time regardless of score.

22 Career Readiness Career Academic (WorkKeys & ASVAB)
Career Technical (KOSSA & Industry Certificates)

23 College/Career Readiness Rate
2012 February DAC Meetings College/Career Readiness Rate Career Ready: Must meet benchmarks for one requirement in Career Academic area and must meet one requirement in Career Technical area Career Ready Academic Career Ready Technical Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) ACT Work Keys (Applied Math, Locating information, and Reading for Information) Kentucky Occupational Skills Standards Assessment (KOSSA) Industry Certificates Bonus: College AND Career Ready must meet at least one from each area College Ready Academic Career Ready Technical ACT or COMPASS or KYOTE KOSSA Industry Certificates NOTES: (1) By meeting the College Ready Academic definition, the student does not have to take the additional tests of ASVAB or Work Keys for the bonus area. (2) For accountability purposes, the bonus shall not allow the readiness percentage to exceed 100 percent. College Ready: Must meet benchmarks on one of the following: College Ready ACT COMPASS KYOTE 23

24 Preparatory Students Student who has completed two career and technical education credits in a preparatory program and is enrolled in the third credit course(s) in the same career pathway. What If… A student is enrolled in welding for 2 credits and takes nursing for another credit. Is this student considered a Preparatory Student? No. Student must be enrolled in third credit of the same career pathway.

25 Career Ready ACADEMIC TECHNICAL ---OR--- ---OR--- Preparatory Student:
2012 February DAC Meetings Career Ready Preparatory Student: Student who has completed two career and technical education credits in a preparatory program and is enrolled in the third credit course(s). ACADEMIC TECHNICAL WorkKeys = Silver or Above Applied Math Locating Information Reading for Information ---OR--- ASVAB = 50 Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery KOSSA Multiple-Choice = 70 Constructed-Response = 75 ---OR--- Industry Certificate Certification based on industry standards

26 College & Career Ready Bonus
2012 February DAC Meetings College & Career Ready Bonus College Ready Academic ACT and/or COMPASS and/or KYOTE Career Ready Technical KOSSA or Industry Certificate Must be a CTE Preparatory Student

27 College/Career Readiness for All
Introducing KDE’s new resource page for CCR information designed to be the starting point for all your College/Career Readiness answers.

28 Career Ready & Scheduling
5 Star Schools – Cohort scheduling – Majors Non 5 Star Schools Work with CTE office - Liaison Review faculty credentials Align KDE/KOCTE program of studies/majors to school major/course offerings and appropriate KOSSA or Industry Certification Student scheduling – CTE course takes “required” importance/priority

29 Career Major Planning Links
CTE Programs of Study - Valid KOSSA and Industry Certifications for CCR Career Pathways FAQ - EPSB Credential Look-up: https://wd.kyepsb.net/EPSB.WebApps/KECI/

30 WorkKeys®

31 WorkKeys Job Skills Assessment
Available through local Area Technology Center or directly through ACT, Inc. ACT, Inc. provides data to KDE to assist with matching names. Students not matching should be entered into TEDS by the school/district. Must be purchased by school.

32 WorkKeys® Assessments
Applied Mathematics Locating Information Reading for Information

33 WorkKeys Resource Page
ACT WorkKeys Webcast (Overview of WorkKeys) WorkKeys Preparation and Test Taking Strategies PowerPoint ACT WorkKeys Website Administration Code Training for ATC Principals, Local Districts & Administrators

34 WorkKeys Contact Information Office of Career and Technical Education Office of Employment and Training

35 Kentucky Occupational Skill Standards Assessment
KOSSA Kentucky Occupational Skill Standards Assessment

36 KOSSA Testing window: February 1-28 Administered at local high schools
Required for Senior Preparatory Students (or students can take a related industry certification) Requires Administration Code and Inclusion of Special Populations training

37 KOSSA Agriculture Business and Marketing Construction
Associated Pathways Agriculture Business and Marketing Construction Engineering and Technology Family and Consumer Science Health Science Industrial Education Information Technology Manufacturing Transportation

38 KOSSA Resources KOSSA Training video Industry Certificates List
Industry Certificates List

39 KOSSA Contacts Laura Arnold Pam Moore Office of Career and
(502) Office of Career and Technical Education Laura Arnold Pam Moore

40 Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
ASVAB Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

41 ASVAB Part of CCR, the ASVAB assesses academic ability and predicts success in a wide variety of careers. The Armed Forces Qualification Test or AFQT is the score computed from these four components of the ASVAB: Word Knowledge (WK) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR) Paragraph Comprehension (PC) Mathematics Knowledge (MK). To be considered Career Ready, students must score at or above the 50th percentile.

42 ASVAB Contact Timothy E. Chesser ASVAB Test Coordinator Louisville MEPS , Ext (office)

43 Thank you for joining us today! Please contact us with questions.


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