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1 Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia P-16 Initiatives Jan Kettlewell July 13, 2007

2 Purposes Today  Brief history of P-16 work in Georgia  Close up view of the work of the P-16 Department within the University System of Georgia (USG)  Examples of how the work of the USG P-16 Department intersects with work of current State P-16 Structure in Georgia “Creating a More Educated Georgia”

3 Origins of P-16 Work in Georgia  1995: Jan Kettlewell hired by University System of Georgia to “strengthen” school- college collaboration  1995: Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia adopted the Pre- School-College (P-16) Policy Direction  1996: First statewide “P-16” Council “Creating a More Educated Georgia” History

4 Statewide P-16 Structures in Georgia  : Georgia P-16 Council  Created by XO by then Governor Miller  Participation voluntary  Membership: Mostly staff level from state agencies + college and school representatives  : Education Coordinating Council  Created by legislative action with then Governor Barnes as Chair  Participation of agency heads required  No structure through which staff do the work  2006-Present: Alliance of Education Agency Heads  Started by Governor Perdue  Re-energized legislation from Barnes administration  Two-tier structure: Implementation Team—staff level—works interactively with the Alliance  Charge: To direct, coordinate, implement, and monitor the success of Georgia’s public education systems Pre-K through college within the framework of five policy goals “Creating a More Educated Georgia” History

5 P-16 Department within University System of Georgia  Outreach arm of the USG Office to  Other state education agencies  Governor’s Office  P-12 schools  University System of Georgia institutions  Business partners  in collaborative efforts to influence improvements in education for Georgia’s students, pre-school through college “Creating a More Educated Georgia” Departmental Mission

6  To promote high school graduation, college readiness, college transition, and college success  To promote continuous improvement in P-12 teacher, leader, and counselor recruitment, preparation, transition, development, and success “Creating a More Educated Georgia” Strategic Objectives USG P-16 Department

7 Generate and capitalize on opportunities to respond to state needs Conduct R&D and Demonstration Projects to test new ideas Identify and share lessons learned Use lessons learned to influence state policies and practices Coordinate the implementation of Board of Regents P-16 Policies and Initiatives  P-16 Policy  Teacher Preparation Policies  Work in Schools Policy  STEM Initiative “Creating a More Educated Georgia” Strategies USG P-16 Department

8 SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS PRISM, MS-AIMS Cross Cultural Teaching Regents’ Principles Counselor Preparation TEACHER QUANTITY AND DIVERSITY Double, Double Teacher Working Conditions Birth-5 Teacher Prep Destination Teaching The Teacher Career Center TEACHER/LEADER DEVELOPMENT GLISI, PRISM Student Flow K-12 Schools Department of Education Educator Production University System P-16 Department Major systemic initiatives that align the K-12 and higher education systems USG P-16 Department Systemic and R&D/ Demonstration Projects P-16 Data Bridges American Diploma Project Regents’ Principles Teacher Preparation Regents’ Principles Leader Preparation Dual Enrollment P-16 Data Bridges Early College Gateway to College Major R&D or Demonstration Projects that seek answers to persistent questions, which impede the success of the student and educator pipelines

9 P-16 Department Uses a Balanced Scorecard  To translate organizational mission and vision into a comprehensive set of performance measures to strategically manage and communicate progress toward goals and objectives “Creating a More Educated Georgia”

10 Department of Pre-School - College (P-16) Initiatives BALANCED SCORECARD “Creating a More Educated Georgia”

11 GOALS Org. Culture Org. Effectiveness Customer & Stakeholder Changes in Policy & Practice Educational Improvement Pre- K to College P-16 DEPARTMENT STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES Identify and share lessons learned (what works for whom, under what conditions, and why) Generate and capitalize on opportunities to respond to needs Use lessons learned from P-16 Initiatives to influence state and national policies and practices Coordinate implementation of P- 16 policies with USG institutions Conduct research and development and demonstration projects to inform and influence changes in policies and practices Sustain P-16 Initiatives through active participation in collaborative school-college- business-state organizational structures Ensure customer satisfaction Promote and participate in school- college-business- state government partnerships Ensure effective and efficient administrative processes Ensure effective and efficient business processes Ensure ongoing and effective internal and external communication Ensure effective program, data, and evaluation management Ensure ongoing and effective external dissemination Require individual accountability Maintain a strategic focus Expect continuous learning Promote teamwork Cultivate innovation and high performance Expect quality service to all external customers Promote continuous improvement in teacher, leader, and counselor recruitment, preparation, transition, development and success Promote high school graduation, college readiness, college transition, and college success

12 A. Promote continuous improvement in teacher, leader, and counselor recruitment; preparation; transition; development; and success. EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT PRE-SCHOOL- THROUGH COLLEGE GOAL AREA 1 STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE 1. Teacher, Leader, and Counselor Recruitment 2. Teacher, Leader, and Counselor Preparation 3. Teacher, Leader, and Counselor Transition 4. Teacher, Leader, and Counselor Development GOAL AREA 1 PERFORMANCE MEASURE STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE “Creating a More Educated Georgia” 5. Teacher, Leader, and Counselor Success

13 B. Promote high school graduation; college readiness; college transition; and college success. EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT PRE- SCHOOL-COLLEGE GOAL AREA 1 1. High School Graduation 2. College and Work Readiness 3. College Transition 4. College Success GOAL AREA 2 PERFORMANCE MEASURESTRATEGIC OBJECTIVE “Creating a More Educated Georgia”

14 Increase high school graduation rate, decrease high school dropout rate, and increase post-secondary enrollment rate Strengthen teacher quality, recruitment, and retention Improve workforce readiness skills Develop strong education leaders, particularly at the building level Improve the SAT/ACT scores of Georgia students “Creating a More Educated Georgia” Five Goals Alliance of Education Agency Heads P-16 Dept W/ Alliance

15  American Diploma Project  Early College  Gateway to College  Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics (PRISM)  P-16 Data and Analysis Systems “Creating a More Educated Georgia” Goal 1 as Example USG P-16 Department Participation in Alliance P-16 Dept W/ Alliance

16 American Diploma Project Standards: Align academic standards in high school with expectations for college and workplace success Course Requirements: Upgrade high school course requirements so college and work ready curriculum required for high school diploma Assessment: Redesign selected high school tests in English and math to serve as college and work readiness and college placement tests Accountability: Hold high schools and colleges accountable for the success of their students P-16 Dept W/ Alliance

17 Early College  New kind of institution—grades 9-14 Targets high minority, high poverty, English Language learners and at-risk groups underrepresented in college Gateway to College  Form of Early College for high school dropouts Both—high school diploma + 2 years of college Both—increased access to dual enrollment P-16 Dept W/ Alliance

18 PRISM Public Awareness Campaign PRISM is a comprehensive R&D project designed to  Test key strategies to increase student learning and achievement in science & mathematics in schools & colleges  Codify what works  Use it to influence change in policy and practice  Inform the nation about successes that should be replicated Public Awareness Campaign (1 Strategy)  Increase student interest in SM  Influence student course selection in SM  Reinforce parental involvement in student course selection in SM  Raise public consciousness as to importance of all students succeeding in SM P-16 Dept W/ Alliance

19 Data Marts Data and Analysis Systems Staff in P-16 Department builds data marts or “bridges” to link 2 or more existing data bases Rationale: When focus is on  Student pipeline, pre-school to college, or  Educator pipeline, college to school Analyses are needed from 2 or more agency data systems Relevant data mart here—School-to-College P-16 Dept W/ Alliance

20 Questions? University System of Georgia P-16 Department


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