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1 Futures Academy Overview and Worthing CTE Options Date: 01/22/2015 Presenter: Michael Love Assistant Superintendent of Futures Academy

2 In the Beginning 2 Inception of Program Board approved HiLZ program in February 2012 Schools selected based on enrollment trends Initial Campuses –Furr –Kashmere –Jane Long –Scarborough –Sterling –Booker T. Washington

3 HiLZ School Programs –School of Engineering Technology at Furr –School of Process Technology at Kashmere –School of Pharmacy Technology at Jane Long –School of Network and Computer Administration at Scarborough –School of Logistics and Global Supply at Sterling –School of Manufacturing Engineering Technology at Washington

4 How did HISD and HCC decide on program themes? Based program selection on labor market projected job growth in the Gulf Coast region All programs are considered high-growth & high- demand Data obtained from Workforce Solutions & Bureau of Labor StatisticsWorkforce Solutions Bureau of Labor Statistics

5 Each school had 3 months to recruit students into their program Parent night presentations Tested students on Compass exam Student informational nights Five programs started college level dual credit courses summer 2012 Jane Long started HCC’s Health Care Academy with Freshman fall 2012 Each campus recruited between students to take part in this new and innovative program Spring 2012: Cohort I

6 Year 1 Program Objectives Provide students with meaningful and engaging project-based assignments Associate degree earned by August after the senior year of high school Valuable industry certifications embedded into the coursework Preparation to move directly into the workforce after graduation or on to pursue additional education at a college or university Technology-rich college atmosphere Industry mentors and internships

7 Changed logos from… to The Academy of Manufacturing Engineering Technology at Washington The Academy of Engineering Technology at Furr The Academy of Process Technology at Kashmere The Academy of Network & Computer Administration at Scarborough The Academy of Pharmacy Technology at Long The Academy of Global Supply & Logistics at Sterling Spring 2013: Name Change

8 Westside HS The Academy of Health Sciences at Westside was created in the summer Becomes first FUTURES Associate in Science degreed program Partnership between UT MD Anderson School of Health Professions Summer 2013: Expansion

9 Year 2: LABEL 9 Cohort II began dual credit courses Jones High School added as a Futures Academy program Jane Long Academy, Westside, and Jones started dual credit courses Career and Technical Education Department held first annual “Field Experience Week” and “Re-launch” event HISD received Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Early College High School grant to expand Futures Academy to include Worthing HS

10 Year 3: Welcomed the Academies at Jones Business partnerships for each Academy Individualized support from Senior Program Specialists Extensive college readiness training and tutoring Strategic marketing and recruiting HCC instructor professional development and orientation Linked field experience opportunities

11 HISD Branding and New Logo Effort to improve a consistent and recognizable brand in line with the school district New logos have been created for each Academy as well in this similar style

12 Furr High School - Academy of Petroleum Engineering Technology Jones Academy – Academy of Allied Health & Construction Technology Kashmere High School - Academy of Process Technology Long Academy - Academy of Pharmacy Technology Scarborough High School - Academy of Network & Computer Systems Administration Sterling High School - Academy of Logistics and Global Supply Washington High School - Academy of Manufacturing Engineering Technology Westside High School - Academy of Health Sciences Year 3 Academies

13 Worthing HS Proposed program expansion to Worthing HS beginning Fall 2015 Associate Degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management Partnership developing with the University of Houston Conrad Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management Additional opportunities with Admiral Capital Group Hospitality program Partnership could allow students to pursue their bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston upon completion of the Futures Academy program and high school graduation Fall 2015: Expansion

14 Worthing HS The Hotel/Restaurant Management AAS program is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level management positions in the hospitality industry Students acquire a broad base of knowledge and skills for a successful career in a challenging service business environment Industry growth projections range from 10.5% to 35.1% Entrepreneurship courses will be incorporated into program during freshman and sophomore year Proposed Fall 2015: Expansion

15 HISD Roadmap to Career Readiness

16 Worthing CTE Program Options Health Sciences-Allied Health Information Technology-Programming Veterinary Science Hotel-Restaurant Management/Entrepreneurship-Futures Academy

17 Michael Love Assistant Superintendent Glenda Calloway Director Angela Rodriguez Sr. Program Specialist Shontel Roberts Sr. Program Specialist Kian Zare Sr. Program Specialist Danielle Olive Program Specialist

18 Thank you Date: 01/22/2015 Presenter: Michael Love Assistant Superintendent of Futures Academy


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