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1 Career, Technical and Agricultural Education MICHAEL MAZE, DIRECTOR

2 History and Background Information regarding standards Quality Core Curriculum (QCC); ended SY04-05 Georgia Performance Standards (GPS); ended SY11-12 Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS); (SY12-13 to Present) 1.Every state has a common language and expectation for preparing students for College and Career Readiness 2.HB 713 delayed the implementation of the College and Career Initiatives until SY Foundational Courses were available for all CTAE courses for SY SY14-15 full implementation of CTAE pathways 1.Approval of 2 nd and 3 rd level courses were approved by State

3 New CTAE Pathways and Course Offerings Peach State Pathways 17 Career Cluster Pathways 11 Concentration Areas -Agriculture -Arts and Humanities -Architecture, Construction, Communications and Transportation -Business and Computer Science -Culinary Arts -Education -Engineering and Technology -Family and Consumer Sciences -Government and Public Safety -Healthcare Science -Marketing Sales and Services 17 Concentration Area -Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources -Architecture and Construction -Business Management and Administration -Information Technology -Finance -Culinary Arts -Education and Training -Energy -Hospitality and Tourism -Human Services -Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security -Government and Public Administration -Health Sciences -Science, Technology and Engineering -Transportation, Distribution and Logistics -Manufacturing -Marketing

4 Academies vs. Small Learning Communities/Small Schools Reform Model : Small Learning Communities or Small Schools 1.Phased in since Grady High School was in Wave III 3.No longer “magnets” or Academies Small Learning Communities and Small Schools are themed-based. -Health Science -Business/Marketing -Engineering -Journalism

5 College and Career Readiness Performance Index 2015 College and Career Ready Performance Index, High School, Grades Dr. John D. Barge, State School Superintendent CONTENT MASTERY ◦Percent of students scoring at proficient or higher on the Georgia Milestones Ninth Grade Literature (required participation rate ≥ 95%) ◦Percent of students scoring at proficient or higher on the Georgia Milestones American Literature (required participation rate ≥ 95%) ◦Percent of students scoring at proficient or higher on the Georgia Milestones Coordinate Algebra (required participation rate ≥ 95%) ◦Percent of students scoring at proficient or higher on the Georgia Milestones Analytic Geometry (required participation rate ≥ 95%) ◦Percent of students scoring at proficient or higher on the Georgia Milestones Physical Science (required participation rate ≥ 95%) ◦Percent of students scoring at proficient or higher on the Georgia Milestones Biology (required participation rate ≥ 95%) ◦Percent of students scoring at proficient or higher on the Georgia Milestones US History (required participation rate ≥ 95%) ◦Percent of students scoring at proficient or higher on the Georgia Milestones Economics (required participation rate ≥ 95%) POST HIGH SCHOOL READINESS ◦Percent of graduates completing a CTAE pathway, or an advanced academic pathway, or a fine arts pathway, or a world language pathway within their program of study ◦Percent of graduates completing a CTAE pathway and earning a national industry recognized credential (passing an end of pathway assessment) or an IB Career-Related Certificate ◦Percent of graduates entering TCSG/USG not requiring remediation or learning support courses; or scoring program ready on the Compass; or scoring at least 22 out of 36 on the composite ACT; or scoring at least 1550 out of 2400 on the combined SAT; or scoring 3 or higher on two or more AP exams; or scoring 4 or higher on two or more IB exams ◦Percent of graduates earning high school credit(s) for accelerated enrollment via ACCEL, Dual HOPE Grant, Move On When Ready, Early College, Gateway to College, Advanced Placement courses, or International Baccalaureate courses ◦Percent of students scoring at Meets or Exceeds on the Georgia High School Writing Test ◦Percent of students achieving a Lexile measure greater than or equal to 1275 on the Georgia Milestones American Literature ◦Percent of students scoring at the highest performance level on all Georgia Milestones ◦Percent of students missing fewer than 6 days of school GRADUATION RATE Year Cohort Graduation Rate (%) ◦5-Year Extended Cohort Graduation Rate (%) Georgia Department of Education Dr. John D. Barge, State School Superintendent August 21, 2014 Page 1 All Rights Reserved

6 Certifications and End-of-Pathway Assessments Students are eligible for Industry Recognizable Credentials -Certifying Agencies: NOCTI – National Occupational Competency Testing Institute Precision – National Health Science Assessment and Certification of Proficiency SkillsUSA- Certificate of Proficiency Certiport- Certificate of Proficiency Assessments are administered in the fall (block) and spring (modified block).

7 Work-based Learning Opportunities -Youth Apprenticeship (11 th -12 th graders; paid or unpaid) -Cooperative Learning (12 th graders; paid or unpaid) -Internships (9 th -12 th graders; paid or unpaid) -Employability Skills Development (9 th -10 th graders) -For more information: Contact your child’s counselor and Dr. James Dunton, Coordinator

8 Advanced Course Offerings (Healthcare Science) Science Progression at Grady High School ◦Biology ◦Chemistry ◦Physics or Physical Science ◦Environmental Science Possible Advanced Course Offerings ◦AP Biology ◦AP Chemistry ◦AP Physics ◦Human Anatomy and Physiology ◦Forensics ◦Scientific Research ◦Earth Science ◦Dual Enrollment –Atlanta Technical College (ATC) ◦College Essentials of Health Information

9 Question and Answer Session Michael Maze, Director x5853 Brene’ Bradley, Specialist x5892 Beverly Holyfield, Specialist x5894 Mary Shepherd, Specialist x5832 Georgia Summers, Administrative Assistant x5979


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