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1 Wise County Public Schools Pathway Program

2 Wise County Public Schools Pathway Program Rationale 1. Primary Objective a. Challenge students b. Create a meaningful curriculum c. Ensure a purposed driven curriculum d. Prepare students 2. Want to Prepare Students a. College b. Entry into workplace c. Life skills 3. Curriculum/Instructional Audit a. Not prepared for college b. Not ready for entry into workforce c. No planned course of studies d. No rigorous curriculum for some e. Offering too many choices

3 Wise County Public Schools Pathway Program Rationale 1. Pathway Program a. Six academic pathways b. Not rigid but very fluid c. Course of studies for each program d. Prepare students 2. Academic Career Plans a. Created in 7 th Grade b. Involve the parents more c. Create a purpose/sense of direction d. Help students prepare for post-secondary e. Monitor and re-evaluate as necessary 3. Curriculum Changes a. More rigorous/higher expectations b. More focused and directed c. Involve the entire 4 years of high school

4 WISE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS PATHWAY PROGRAM College Readiness Advanced Diploma Transition to Work Standard Diploma College Scholars Advanced Diploma) UVA Academic Stem Advanced Diploma (advanced Diploma Life Skills Special Diploma Career Readiness Standard Diploma STEM/dual enrollment Rigorous curriculum Top academic students Major 4-Year College Wise (12 hrs.) Half-day program Cohort program WCPS transportation Tuition (free) SAT/ACT Preparation College visits Student leadership Scholarship preparation Community service Resume Building Dual enrollment Structured curriculum High ability students 4- Year College MECC/WCPS (10 hrs.) Half-day program Cohort program WCPS transportation Tuition ($266) SAT/ACT Preparation College visits Student leadership Scholarship preparation Community service Resume Building College preparation Strong HS curriculum Strong students 4 or 2-Year College WCPS No off-campus work Regular high school Vocational focus HS curriculum Vocation minded Work force MECC/WCPS Half-day program Marketing Partnerships Voc. Certification HS Curriculum Focus on WCCTC Work Force MECC/WCCTC Half-day program 9th/10th WCCTC 11 th /12 th MECC Pre-vocational skills Modified curriculum Transition to work Focus on graduation WCPS/AEC P.A.E.S 9 th /10 th L.I.F.E 10 th /11 th V.O.E 11 th /12 th Duds/Dough 12 th /13 th SAT/ACT Preparation College visits Student leadership Scholarship prep. Community service Resume building Create MOUs Guaranteed employ. Job shadowing Specific training Resume building Interview skills Earn certification Ready for work Functional academics Gain independence Daily living skills Basic job skills On-site training Hands-on learning

5 Wise County Career-Technical Center Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Manufacturing Education & Training Business Management & Administration Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Economics & Personal Finance, Teachers for Tomorrow, Keyboarding Applications, Office Administration and Word Processing Assessment – W!SE Credential – MOS Dual Enrollment – Economics and Personal Finance Early Childhood Education, Virginia Teacher’s for Tomorrow, Military Science, and Small Engine Repair Assessment – NOCTI ASVAB Criminal Justice and Military Science Assessment – NOCTI ASVAB Welding Assessment - NOCTI Drafting, HVACR, Teacher’s for Tomorrow, Design Multimedia and Web Technologies Assessment – NOCTI Credential – MOS, EPA Technician, HEAT, HVAC, Core and Residential Wiring Auto Body, Auto Service Technology and Military Science Assessment – NOCTI, ASVAB Credential – NATEF ASE Dual Enrollment – Criminal Justice Dual Enrollment - Welding Dual Enrollment – Drafting, HVAC, and Design Multimedia

6 Wise County Career-Technical Center Human Services Information Technology Hospitality & Tourism Architecture & Construction Health Science Building Trades, Drafting, Electricity and HVAC Assessment – NOCTI Credential – EPA Technician, HEAT, HVAC, Core, and Residential Wiring Dual Enrollment – Drafting, Electricity and HVAC Culinary Arts Assessment – NOCTI and AAFCS Cosmetology and Nail Technology Assessment – NOCTI and Skills USA License – State Board Computer Systems Tech., Keyboarding, Office Administration, Word Processing and Design, Multimedia and Web Technology Assessment – NOCTI Credential – MOS, A+ and IT Essentials Nurse Aide, Medical Systems Admin., Intro to Health and Medical Science and EMT. Assessment – NOCTI Credential – EMT Licensure – State Board of Nursing Dual Enrollment – Computer Systems Technology Dual Enrollment - Introduction to Health and Medical Science and EMT

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9 UVA Academic Stem Advanced Diploma Freshman YearSophomore Yr.Junior YearSenior Year Adv. Eng. 9Adv. Eng. 10Adv. Eng. 11Eng. 111 Earth ScienceBiologyChemistryEng. 112 World HistoryWorld Geo/Calculus IUS Govt. or Hist.101 Health/PE 9Health/PE 10Calculus IIChemistry 101 Algebra IIPre-Calculus I DE US Hist. or AP Hist. Chemistry 102 GeometryPre-Calculus IIPhysicsPhysics 101 Foreign Lang. or Elective Elective or Govt.Physics 102 Foreign Lang. or Elective Economics & Pers. Finance ElectiveElective or History 102

10 College Scholars Advanced Diploma Freshman YearSophomore Yr.Junior YearSenior Year Adv. Eng. 9Adv. Eng. 10Adv. Eng. 11Eng. 111 Earth ScienceBiologyChemistryEng. 112 World HistoryWorld GeographyPre-Calculus IUS Govt./Pol. Sci. Health/PE 9Health/PE 10Pre-Calculus IICalculus I or Ele Alg. Ia or Alg. IIaGeometry DE US Hist./AP - Hist. Calculus II or Ele Alg. Ib or Alg. IIbMath AnalysisBiology 101Physics or Ele Foreign Lang. or Ele. Foreign Lang. or Elective Biology 102History 101 or Ele Foreign Lang. or Ele.Econ. & Per FinForeign Laug. or Ele. History 102 or Ele

11 College Readiness Advanced Diploma Freshman YearSophomore YearJunior YearSenior Yr. English 9 or Adv. English 9 English 10 or Advanced Eng. 10 English 11 or Advanced Eng. 11 English 12 or Eng. 111 Earth ScienceBiologyBiology II Elective or English 112 World HistoryWorld GeographyGeometryChemistry Health/PE 9Health/PE 10Math Analysis Pre-Cal. I or Col Read Math Algebra IaAlgebra IIaUS History Pre-Cal. II or Elective Algebra IbAlgebra IIbEcon. & Pers. Fin.Govm’t Foreign Lang. or Elective Foreign Language or Elective For. Lang. or Elective. KeyboardingElective

12 Transition to Work Standard Diploma Freshman Year English 9 or English 9a Elective or English 9b Algebra Ia Algebra Ib Earth Science World History Health/PE 9

13 Career Readiness Standard Diploma Freshman Year Sophomore Yr.Junior YearSenior Year Eng. 9 or Eng. 9a Eng. 10 or Eng. 10aEng. 11Eng. 12 Elective or Eng. 9b Elective or Eng. 10b Algebra, Funct., & Data Analysis College Readiness Math or Elective Alg. Ia Geometry ABiology IIGovernment Alg. Ib Geometry BUS Hist. Econ. and Personal Finance Earth Science Health/PE 10Elective or VOC World Hist. BiologyElective or VOC Health/PE 9 ElectiveElective or VOC Elective Elective or VOC

14 Life Skills -- Career Explorer, Career Seeker or Job Seeker Freshman YearSophomore Yr.Junior YearSenior Year Eng. 9a & 9bEng. 10a 10bEng. 11Eng. 12 Earth ScienceBiologyBiology IIElective Health/PE 9Health/PE 10 Algebra IaGeometry aUS History Algebra IbGeometry b Econ. & Per. Finance Government World HistoryElective

15 Academic Success State Ranking SOL Results Overall Math 5 th in state 2. Grade 3 Math 5 th in state 3. Geometry 6 th in state 4. Grade 3 Reading 9 th in state 5. Math 6 Math 10 th in state 6. Algebra I 11 th in state 7. Algebra II 13 th in state 8. Overall History 14 th in state 9. Grade 11 Writing 14 th in state 10. Overall Science 15 th in state (57% free and reduced lunch)


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