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1 Building and Improving Partnerships Involving Secondary & Postsecondary Education and Business & Industry Debra Mills

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3 Partnership Communities Business/Industry/Labor Business/Industry/Labor –Chamber of Commerce –Economic Development –Employers –Employer Groups –Labor Groups Education Education –K-12 –Postsecondary: Universities; Community & Technical Colleges; others? Community-At-Large –Civic Groups –Social Agencies –Parents –Others?

4 Partnerships are based on relationships At Every Level At Every Level Begin with the End in Mind; Keeping your eye on the ball Begin with the End in Mind; Keeping your eye on the ball Time Time Consistency Consistency

5 AcademicCTE Career Academies Career Dev WBL Marketing Recruitment Staff Dev Curr Employee Requirements Licensure; Certificate CC; University

6 Industry Clusters Industry Clusters –Organized groups of local businesses stimulating community awareness of and interest in career pathway opportunities. – Facilitate partnerships with the K-16 education systems and assist in the immediate and ongoing change and development of curriculum to better prepare students for these career pathways.

7 9-14/16 Career Pathways 1.Precision Metal Production 2.Production Design 3.MFG-Tech 4.Engineering Mfg Industry Cluster CC Program Advisory Committee HS Program Advisory Committee

8 9-16 Career Pathways 1.Precision Metal Production 2.Production Design 3.MFG-Tech 4.Engineering Mfg Industry Cluster 9-14 Program Advisory Committee

9 9-16 Career Pathways 1. Precision Metal Production 2. Production Design 3.MFG-Tech 4.Engineering Mfg Industry Cluster 9-14 Curriculum 9-14 Staff Dev Community Outreach Career Dev WBL

10 What are the educational outcomes needed for successful employees? This approach implies a need to integrate requirements from several sources.

11 Successful Employees (also citizens, family members, Individuals, etc.) Successful Employees (also citizens, family members, Individuals, etc.) Begin With the End in Mind PS Education 1-year certificate Licensure 2-year college 4-year university Secondary Education Career Pathways ALL STUDENTS

12 Successful Employees (also citizens, family members, Individuals, etc.) Successful Employees (also citizens, family members, Individuals, etc.) PS Education 1-year certificate Licensure 2-year college 4-year university Secondary Education Career Pathways ALL STUDENTS 1

13 Successful Employees (also citizens, family members, Individuals, etc.) Successful Employees (also citizens, family members, Individuals, etc.) PS Education 1-year certificate Licensure 2-year college 4-year Univ Secondary Education Career Pathways ALL STUDENTS 1 2

14 Successful Employees Credentials, licensure Successful Employees Credentials, licensure PS Education 1-year certificate Licensure 2-year college 4-year Univ Secondary Education Career Pathways ALL STUDENTS 1 2 3

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16 System for ALL Students System for ALL Students System for ALL occupational clusters System for ALL occupational clusters    year certificate  4 + Industry Certificate

17  Knowledge & Skills  Common: Applicable across pathway or cluster  Important: relevant, meaningful  Accurate: technically correct  EXIT points  Match industry career ladders –Credentials –Licenses

18 Framework for Mapping Career Pathways

19 Standards: Skill; Academic & SCANS

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28 Career Pathway Primer and Planning Guide: Davis Jenkins, University of Illinois at Chicago *

29 Communities for Industry Recognized Skills Industry & Professional Organizations Industry & Professional Organizations Workforce & Training Initiatives Workforce & Training Initiatives Employers Employers Certifiers Certifiers Unions Unions Other Partnerships: Industry clusters to match the Career Pathways/Cluster Other Partnerships: Industry clusters to match the Career Pathways/Cluster

30 Types Types –Gov Regulatory Boards (example state cosmetology) –Trade Assoc (NATEF – Auto Tech) –Vendor Specific (Microsoft/MOUS) –NSSB Oversight Org – –www.clearhq.orgwww.clearhq.org – –www.noca.orgwww.noca.org

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32 Categories: Industry-Ed Partnerships Students in the Workplace – –HS & PS SYSTEM Educators in the Workplace – –Acad, CTE, HS & PS =IN A CAREER PATHWAY Business in the School –Teaching? Business supporting the work of teachers – Marketing CP; Staff Dev in CP

33 quality control function Advisory committees are a quality control function of your program and are a tool for administration and faculty to “talk to the customer”

34 ….it is NOT to Rubber Stamp your program

35 Talk to your customer… What are the specifications? What are the specifications? How will it change in the future? How will it change in the future? What are the exit points? What are the exit points? A “program of work” is a tool for the advisory committee to use so that it may guide education to level of specifications that it needs. –Curriculum –Staff development –Career Dev & wbl –Marketing & Advocacy –Student recruitment & placement –Program resources –Evaluation

36 Rules that are universal… In real estate, it’s location, location, location! In real estate, it’s location, location, location! In advisory committees, it’s employers, employers, employers!

37 Help! No one comes to meetings! Empowerment + Ownership EQUALS = Empowerment + Ownership EQUALS = Activities/Attendance + Sustainability Activities/Attendance + Sustainability

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40 Strategies from across the country Cluster ( like industries ) approach from the EDC Cluster ( like industries ) approach from the EDC Pathway Partners ( Chamber M adopt instructor ) Pathway Partners ( Chamber M adopt instructor ) Staff Dev delivered by B/I Staff Dev delivered by B/I Joint Advisory Committees ( sec & ps ) Joint Advisory Committees ( sec & ps ) Thinking outside the box Thinking outside the box Digital Communication Digital Communication B/I Tours for ALL faculty in a program ( including gen ed ) B/I Tours for ALL faculty in a program ( including gen ed )

41 Advice for New Beginnings Business must provide leadership Business must provide leadership Relationships need to be built at ALL levels Relationships need to be built at ALL levels Think in SYSTEM terms Think in SYSTEM terms –Academic & technical skills –Secondary & Postsecondary –Connect to existing entities (Chamber, EDC) Educate your community Educate your community Always focus on your mission (economic dev) Always focus on your mission (economic dev)

42 Use B/I Groups to bring the two together? Use B/I Groups to bring the two together? Curriculum Development Curriculum Development JOINT staff development JOINT staff development B/I facilitated staff development B/I facilitated staff development Shared calendar Shared calendar Sharing Resources Sharing Resources

43 Site Mgt Teams Need a NETWORK of people so info doesn’t sit on someone’s desk. School Site Team: adm; counselor; academic & technical instructors – –Large Schools: Team per Cluster? Focus: Working to make changes; umbilical cord (ps  hs) Use existing teams?

44 Providing Information What information is shared between PS & Secondary? Does it get to the classroom level? Is it broken down to the building level? % of recent HS graduates to CC; University? What programs? Remediation levels? GPA? Retention?

45 Linkages Secondary & PS instructors to B/I together Secondary & PS instructors to B/I together –PS & Sec –K-14 –Career Cluster Teams (9- 14; tech & academic & counselors) –Adm & Board of Trustees Counselor (9-14) meetings Counselor (9-14) meetings Pathway Partners –Technical instructors (9-14) in a career cluster PLUS a business partner. Year long process Alignment of calendars to share opportunities Share Staff Development

46 Partnership Inventory Sheets Education-to-Education (16 clusters) –16 clusters. Are there connections between all levels in all 16 clusters? Education-to-Education (blank pathways) –Blank Pathways. Same as above but pathways are left blank so you can write in your own pathway names. Education-to-Business (all 16 clusters) –Are all levels of ed connecting to business in all 16 clusters? Complete Crosswalk (by specific Pathway) –In a specific pathway, do all stakeholders connect?

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