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1 Professional Learning February 6, 2013 Counselor Presentation Video

2 Agenda: Some Intriguing Facts The State of Career and Technical Education Pickens Technical College supports Academic Success Pickens Technical College Data

3 Fact Students in CTE programs have a higher-than- average high school graduation rate. The average high school graduation rate for students concentrating in CTE programs is 90.18% compared to an average national freshman graduation rate of 74.9%. U.S. Department of Education, Office of VOAE, Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006,Report to Congress on State Performance, Program Year

4 Fact CTE students outperform their peers in reading and math—at both the secondary and postsecondary level. Secondary CTE students outperform their peers in reading and math performance levels—exceeding target levels in both areas, while the aggregate of all students failed to reach target levels. U.S. Department of Education, Perkins Consolidated Annual Reports, Office of Vocational and Adult Education

5 Fact CTE students surpassed state target performance levels in secondary reading/language arts, secondary mathematics, and in both secondary and postsecondary technical skill attainment. U.S. Department of Education, Perkins Consolidated Annual Reports, Office of Vocational and Adult Education

6 Fact High-risk students in CTE programs are 8 to 10 times less likely to drop out of high school in 11th or 12th grades. Kulik, James, Curriculum Tracks and High School Vocational Studies (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1998)

7 Fact: Students concentrating on CTE programs in high school are more likely to attend college and stay there to graduate. 79% of CTE concentrators enrolled in postsecondary education within 2 years of high school graduation. U.S. Department of Education, Perkins Consolidated Annual Reports, Office of Vocational and Adult Education

8 Fact 70% of students concentrating in CTE stayed in postsecondary education or transferred to a 4- year degree program (compared to overall average state target of 58%)—and transitioned to postsecondary education or employment by December of the year of graduation from high school. U.S. Department of Education, Perkins Consolidated Annual Reports, Office of Vocational and Adult Education

9 The State of Career and Technical Education

10 Vocational Model 1900s (VOC ED) Developed to satisfy routine industry practices Craftsmanship, repetition, high quality Evolving Career and Technical Education

11 Career and Technical Education 21 st Century (CTE) Information age vs. Industrial age Technology Tools for working. Information and communications technology (ICT) and information literacy Ways of working. Communication and collaboration

12 Evolving Career and Technical Education Career and Technical Education 21 st Century (CTE) Problem Based Learning (PBL), Advanced Critical Skills, High Academic Rigor Ways of thinking. Creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, decision- making and learning Skills for living in the world. Citizenship, life and career, and personal and social responsibility Learned 21 st Century Skills have proven to increase college entrance exam scores.

13 Evolving Career and Technical Education Career and Technical Education MUST: Enhance Critical Thinking Embed Academics Mathematics Literacy Science. Support Community Needs Community Responsibility Environmental Responsibility Teach Soft Skills and Ethics. Interview/Resumes Customer Service Include Real-Life Experience Internships Auto Tune-up Fundraisers Homebuilding

14 Pickens Technical College Supports Academic Success

15 Embedded Academics PTC Supports Academic Success Program Language Arts Math Science Automotive Technology Yr Cabinetmaking & Millwork 1.0 Collision Repair Technology Yr Computer Aided Drafting Yr Electrician Occupations Yr Electrician Occupations Yr General Electronics Technology1.5 Landscape Management Yr Landscape Management Yr Sports Power Technology Yr Precision Machining Yr Precision Machining Yr Teacher Cadet Yr Veterinary Assistant Yr. 11.0

16 Teach 21 st Century Skills Learning to collaborate with others and connect through technology are essential skills in a information-based economy. PTC Supports Academic Success Ways of thinking. Creativity, critical thinking, problem- solving, decision-making and learning Ways of working. Communication and collaboration Tools for working. Information and communications technology (ICT) and information literacy Skills for living in the world. Citizenship, life and career, and personal and social responsibility

17 High School Providing Academic Transparency with Articulation Agreements to CCCS, Industry Training and Certification PTC Support Academic Success Pickens Technical College Colorado Community College System (CCCS) 4-Year College Institutions Workforce No Post-Secondary Education

18 Differentiated Learning State of the Art Lab Space Problem Based Learning (PBL) Real World Experiences PTC Supports Academic Success

19 Access to Industry On the Job Experience Internship to full employment What PTC does to support Academic Success

20 Continuing education CCA Most classes accepted for AAS 4-year Institutions Few classes accepted Military/Other Promotion for credit Entry into Job Market Skill specific Trade specific to training Skill nonspecific Other PTC Data

21 Counseling

22 Summary Facts about Career and Technical Education Evolving Career and Technical Education Pickens Technical College supports Academic Success Pickens Technical College Data


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