Presentation on theme: "OFFICE OF CAREER GUIDANCE, EXPLORATION, AND PREPARATION"— Presentation transcript:
1 OFFICE OF CAREER GUIDANCE, EXPLORATION, AND PREPARATION Module 2: Instructional Personnel
2 Instructional Personnel ACE Requirements Obtain 411 Career Orientation endorsementSubscribe to CEP ListservRegister on Teacher Information System annuallyAttend New Teacher In-serviceAttend Career Guidance Conference regularlyTeach frameworksMaintain equipmentPrepare for Technical Assistance Visits
3 Career Orientation Endorsement Policies Endorsement - completion of the following courses or the mentorship training program is required for Career Orientation endorsement and must be completed prior to teaching Career Orientation a second year:a. Three semester hours of "Methods of Teaching Career Orientation".b. Three semester hours of "Hands-on Activities for Career Orientation". ORComplete an equivalent mentorship training program designed and approved by ACE under an approved model trainer.Attend the Career Guidance New Teacher Endorsement Workshop provided by ACE. July 10th or Sept 11th.Point out that the 6 hours, in many cases, increases the marketability of the teacher.It also helps teachers increase student motivation by stressing the relevancy of the academic skills that students are learning.Citations will be issued to schools not having an endorsed instructor.
4 Licensure Codes 411 Career Orientation (C/O) for grades 7-8 410 Career Academy (Keystone)412 Career Preparation (Internship, Workplace Readiness, & EAST/Workforce Technology)
5 Computer Tech Intro Based C/O Instructor must hold a:Business License 224 or 225andCareer Orientation 411Class must be taught in a computer lab to meet Business requirements
6 APPROVAL PROCEDURE ADE Application Application sent to ACE for Career Orientation endorsement. Application must include:Teacher name, SS#, & contact informationSchool informationDemographic informationApplication TypeAdding Additional LicensureLicensure Code 410, 411, 412Grade LevelsOriginal transcript with endorsement classes
7 ENDORSEMENT PROCEDURE Mail the application to the Dept of Career Education Office of Career Guidance, Exploration & Preparation(if you received endorsement training for C/O with coursework a transcript must be sent)After review, approval will be forwarded to ADE to be added to your license.We will mail a copy of our endorsement letter to you and your school.
8 Teacher Information System Create New Account by Sept 10 each yearGeneric Login Name: CTEGeneric Password: TeacherCreate Account with personal informationCTE class schedule with course codes for each semester
9 Subscribe to the CEP Listserv Click on CEP ListservComplete: Name, address & PasswordClick “SUBSCRIBE”Confirm subscription by re-”SEND”ing
10 Professional Development Requirements Attend New Teacher InserviceJuly 10 at 1:00, Austin Hotel, Hot SpringsSept 12-13, Mt Magazine State LodgeSubject Specific PD (20 hours over 4-years)Minimum 60 hours per year documentedTwo hours of parental involvement6 hours of technologyPerkins fundable above the required 60
11 Policy Program Requirements Follow all policies and procedures,Meet or show improvement in documented performance indicators,Remove all critical elements identified in technical assistance visits,Submit program approval information through the ADWE Teacher Information SystemFollow all required program guidelines.
12 CGEP Expectations Join the Arkansas Career Guidance Association (ACGA) Attend the Career Guidance Conference and New Teacher InserviceCommunication via ARCOTA website and CEP ListservSubmit student contest entries annuallyPrepare for Technical Assistance Visits
13 School RequirementsEach career focus program of study shall consist of foundation courses in grades 7 or 8: Career Orientation, Computer Technology Intro or alternate Computer Business Applications and Keyboarding. A minimum of three (3) Carnegie units in grades 9-12, a career focus is required for a program of study in career and technical education. Approved programs must offer a complete program of study on a two year rotational basis. Core courses must be offered annually.
14 Career PlanningUpon completion of the eighth grade, each student shall have a four-year plan, which includes courses to be taken on file. The career plan is then revisited each year for any necessary adjustments. It is recommended that career plans include a minimum of two (2) years of post secondary education.
15 ClassesClass periods shall conform to the minimum class hours established by the Standards for Accreditation of Public Schools and North Central Association (NCA). –60 seat hours per semesterClass size shall conform to the Standards for Accreditation of Public Schools; however, enrollments may vary and will depend on the availability of equipment, tools, furniture, and instructional materials that support the program.“In grades seven through twelve, a teacher shall not be assigned more than onehundred fifty (150) students; an individual academic class shall not exceed thirty(30) students, provided that, in exceptional cases or for courses that lend themselves to large group instruction, these ratios may be increased.”
16 Prepare for Technical Assistance Program DescriptionProgram of StudyPerkins FundingIntegrationCurriculum & AssessmentProfessional DevelopmentProgram Operation
17 Program DescriptionDescribe any changes recently implemented in the program.Describe any anticipated or planned program changes.In what respects is this program most satisfactory and commendable?In what respects is this program most in need of improvement?What steps are recommended for the correction of program weaknesses?Describe public relations activities and include samples.Provide copies of the Teacher Information System (TIS) report
18 Program of Study Provide a class roster (current year only). If substitution course is used in place of a foundation course, include copy of letter requesting permission and response letter from DWE.
19 Perkins FundingDescribe how Perkins funds have been utilized in the program. Give examples of in-service, supplies and materials, activities, and the indicator addressed.List of Perkins approvable activities including:Professional developEquipment purchased for past five years labeledSoftware, materials, activities, motivational speakers
20 IntegrationDescribe integration activities carried out in the program.Provide examples (paper or electronic) of student work on integration projects (current year only).Include sample lesson plans documenting academic competencies (current year only).
21 Curriculum and Assessment Describe how Arkansas frameworks are followed in all classroom instruction.Provide sample lesson plans documenting the use of frameworks (current year only).Provide sample lesson plans documenting the use of technology in the classroom (current year only).Provide copies of competency testing records.
22 Professional Development Include list of in-service attendance noting subject area related in-service.List professional memberships held by the instructor.Describe instructor’s activity in professional organizations.
23 Program EvaluationSelf evaluate your program annually to improve instruction, facilities and equipment, professional development, resources, activities, integration, community involvement, student engagement, and sharing activities and information with teachers around the state through CEP, conferences and workshops.
24 Conclusion of Instructional Personnel Obtain 411 Career Orientation endorsementSubscribe to CEP ListservRegister on Teacher Information System annuallyAttend New Teacher In-serviceAttend Career Guidance Conference regularlyTeach frameworksMaintain equipmentPrepare for Technical Assistance Visits