Career Edge Academy Programs… A Future Workforce Development Partnership
4 Research…..What Students Wanted Better Preparation for College RigorBetter Preparation for College Rigor Relevant/Hands-On LearningRelevant/Hands-On Learning Meaningful Career ExperiencesMeaningful Career Experiences Speakers, Tours, Job Shadows & InternshipsSpeakers, Tours, Job Shadows & Internships Tangible RewardsTangible Rewards Skill/Competency CertificatesSkill/Competency Certificates ScholarshipsScholarships College CreditCollege Credit
5 Career Edge Academies Were Developed to… Create New Learning Opportunities for High School StudentsCreate New Learning Opportunities for High School Students Provide a Seamless Transition to Their FutureProvide a Seamless Transition to Their Future Better Prepare StudentsBetter Prepare Students Better Inform StudentsBetter Inform Students Develop Skilled “Future” WorkforceDevelop Skilled “Future” Workforce
6 Career Edge Academy Programs Include… Automotive TechnologyAutomotive Technology Computer ProgrammingComputer Programming Early Childhood EducationEarly Childhood Education Engineering TechnologyEngineering Technology Graphics & Media CommunicationGraphics & Media Communication Health ScienceHealth Science Information Systems ManagementInformation Systems Management Local Area Networking (LAN)Local Area Networking (LAN)
7 Career Edge Academies Core Elements… 2+2+2 Design2+2+2 Design Career & Academic CourseworkCareer & Academic Coursework Individual Career & Education PlanIndividual Career & Education Plan High School & College CreditHigh School & College Credit Competency CertificatesCompetency Certificates Work-Based Learning & LinkagesWork-Based Learning & Linkages ScholarshipsScholarships
9 Key to Success: External Partners Outstanding SchoolsOutstanding Schools –Coordinating Council –Academy Faculty Teams –Counseling Support Active Business PartnersActive Business Partners –Program Funding –Scholarships –Work-Based Learning –Advisory Committee Members Jefferson HS Faculty & Students Equipment funded by Rockwell Collins
10 Connecting the Partners Providing… Tours & Speakers Job Shadows & Internships Staff Development Career Camps Mentor Training Graphics @Work – Staff Development
12 Career Edge Academies How Many Students in 2003-04?How Many Students in 2003-04? How Many Potential Credits Can Be Earned?How Many Potential Credits Can Be Earned?
13 Automotive Technology Academy Students – 59Students – 59 Potential Credits – 16Potential Credits – 16 Academy Sites:Academy Sites: –Monticello AnamosaAnamosa MidlandMidland MonticelloMonticello –Iowa City - City –Prairie H.S.
14 Early Childhood Education Academy Students – 93Students – 93 Potential CreditsPotential Credits –Articulated - 6 –Dual – 3 Site:Site: –Linn-Mar
15 Engineering Technology Academy Students – 33Students – 33 Potential Credits – 19Potential Credits – 19 Academy SitesAcademy Sites –CR Jefferson –CR Kennedy –Linn-Mar Jefferson HS Students
16 Graphics & Media Communication Academy Students – 55Students – 55 Potential Credits – 12Potential Credits – 12 Academy SitesAcademy Sites –CR Kennedy –CR Washington –Linn-Mar –Marion –Prairie Graphics Faculty, Gregg Parks & Student
17 Health Sciences Academy Students – 194Students – 194 Potential Credits – 10.5Potential Credits – 10.5 Academy Sites:Academy Sites: –Anamosa-Jones Regional Health Center –Benton Community –Lone Tree H.S. –Marion Center –Iowa City-Mercy Hospital –Iowa Valley-Marengo –Lincoln Center –Linn-Mar High School –Solon H.S. –Tipton H.S. –Vinton-Shellsburg –Washington-Halcyon Intern at St. Luke’s Hospital
18 Information Systems Management Academy Students - 189Students - 189 Potential Credits – 30Potential Credits – 30 Sites:Sites: –Benton Community –Highland H.S. –Iowa City –Alternative H.S. –Iowa City – West H.S. –Lincoln Center – Alt. H.S. –Linn-Mar H.S. –Lone Tree H.S. –Midland H.S. –Mt. Vernon H.S. –Prairie H.S. –West Branch H.S. -Monticello H.S. -North Cedar H.S. -Vinton-Shellsburg H.S. -Winfield-Mt. Union H.S.
19 Local Area Networking Academy (LAN) Students - 194Students - 194 Potential Credits – 12Potential Credits – 12 Sites:Sites: –Anamosa H.S. –Benton Community H.S. –Center Point-Urbana H.S. –Cedar Rapids - Jefferson –Cedar Rapids - Kennedy –Cedar Rapids - Washington –Iowa City – City High –Iowa City – West High –Marion –Midland H.S. –Monticello –Prairie –Vinton-Shellsburg
20 Computer Programming Academy Students - 31Students - 31 Potential Credits – 12Potential Credits – 12 Academy Sites:Academy Sites: –Prairie H.S. –Kirkwood Training & Outreach Center –Winfield-Mt. Union H.S. Participating Districts - Anamosa H.S. - Cedar Rapids – Jefferson H.S. - Linn Mar H.S. - Marion H.S. - Prairie H.S. - Winfield-Mt. Union
21 High School Students Taking College Credit Courses… Fall 2004:Fall 2004: - Career Edge Academy - 775 - On-Site College Credit – 153 - PSEO - 357 Total: 1,212 - Individual Students (Some students involved in more than one type of program)
22 Do They Continue at Kirkwood? 30% of Area X high school graduates continue at Kirkwood30% of Area X high school graduates continue at Kirkwood 47% of Area X high school graduates while in high school or within 5 years after graduation47% of Area X high school graduates while in high school or within 5 years after graduation 49.6% of Career Edge Academy students continue at Kirkwood49.6% of Career Edge Academy students continue at Kirkwood 80% of Career Edge Academy students at Kirkwood continue in a related career program80% of Career Edge Academy students at Kirkwood continue in a related career program
23 How Do They Afford to Continue at Kirkwood? Dual & Articulated Credit Provide Opportunity for Advanced PlacementDual & Articulated Credit Provide Opportunity for Advanced Placement ScholarshipsScholarships –Rockwell Collins –National Science Foundation –H1-B – Department of Labor
24 Now You Know, Career Edge Academies… – –Offer Multiple Student Options – –Develop a Dynamic System Through Strong Partnerships – –Re-energize Students & Staff – –Build a Brighter Future for All! Thank you for your support!