Agenda Agenda Welcome Brief Overview Linked Learning Presentation of Pathway Expansion Timeline Completing the “Intent to Submit a Proposal” Q & A
3 Linked Learning prepares students for college and career—not just one or the other – Linked Learning is the “HOW”, Common Core is the “WHAT”
Linked Learning Is an approach that integrates rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences Guiding Principles Prepare students for both college and career Lead to the full range of postsecondary options Connect core academics to real-world applications Improve student achievement 4
Linked Learning Components A comprehensive four-year program of study: A college-prep academic core emphasizing real world applications A technical core of four or more courses meeting industry standards; providing certification Work-based learning Support services - supplementary instruction, counseling, and transportation 5
Linked Learning Pilot District Authorized in 2011 with the passage of Assembly Bill (AB) 790 – often referred to as AB 790 In 2012, 63 schools were selected to participate in the pilot program – CVUHSD CV already had the career academies, now we need to develop and strengthen current academies so they can be Linked Learning certified and expand pathways
7 California Linked Learning District Initiative Implementation districts Antioch Unified School District Long Beach Unified School District Pasadena Unified School District Porterville Unified School District Sacramento City Unified School District West Contra Costa County Unified School District New Implementation districts Los Angeles Unified School District, District 4 Montebello Unified School District Oakland Unified School District Additional Implementation/Pilot Program Districts 12 Unified School Districts 2 High School Districts: CENTINELA VALLEY Union HSD District
Linked Learning Certification to earn certification the pathway leadership team has to upload evidence of implementation for 40 categories in the Linked Learning rubric and take part in a two day site visit Categories on the Linked Learning rubric include: – Program Design – Engaged Learning – System Support – Evaluation & Accountability
Common Core = The What Linked Learning = The How 9
Pathway Expansion Application Process & Timeline Let’s review the application timeline Please refer to this handout…
The Process 1) Informational Meeting 2) Complete and submit an “Intent to Submit a Proposal” Packet to Hatha I. Parrish- May 1, 2014 3) District review of Intents to Submit & Notification to Proceed to Application Packet - May 1-9, 2014
The Process 4) Academy Application Workshop for approved Applicants - May 29, 2014 5) Complete and submit application packet to Hatha I. Parrish- August 1, 2014 6) Applications will be evaluated by Site and District Committee, using the CDE’s CPA Rubric and Linked Learning Qualifications. August 1-8, 2014
The Process 7) If necessary interview of top proposals being considered- Week of August 11, 2014 8) Notification of accepted proposals - August 15, 2014 9) New Academy planning - September 2014-April 2015
Completing the “Intent to Submit a Proposal” Let’s review each component of the “Intent to Submit a Proposal” Please refer to this handout…
The Process 7) IF necessary interviews of top proposals - Week of August 11, 2014 8) Notification of accepted proposals - August 15, 2014 9) New Academy Planning - September 2014-April 2015
Completing the “Intent to Submit a Proposal” 1) Complete the boxes on the form 2) Attach an administrator’s letter of support Be sure the administrator discusses the following: Why would this academy be an asset to the school community? In what ways will I (the administrator) support its implementation? Any questions so far?
Completing the “Intent to Submit a Proposal” – written statements 3) Attach each of the following statements: - Description of the industry sector Resource: http://pubs.cde.ca.gov/CTE/is/index.aspx
Completing the “Intent to Submit a Proposal” – written statements 3) Attach the following: - Description of the industry sector - resource: http://pubs.cde.ca.gov/CTE/is/index.aspx
20 CALIFORNIA’S 15 MAJOR INDUSTRY SECTORS Arts, Media, and Entertainment Health Science and Medical Technology Agriculture and Natural Resources Building and Environmental Design Education, Child Development, and Family Services Energy and Utilities Engineering Fashion Design, Manufacturing, and Production Finance and Business Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation Information Technology Manufacturing Marketing, Sales, and Service Public Services Transportation Pathway Choices
Completing the “Intent to Submit a Proposal” – written statements - Description of local labor market statistics for this industry Resources: http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/Content.asp?pag eid=4 http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/LMID/Projection s_of_Employment_by_Industry_and_Occupation.html
Completing the “Intent to Submit a Proposal” – written statements - List and include a description of your potential industry partners Every pathway is required to have active industry partners that serve as guest speakers, mentors, provide job shadows, internships, and serve as advisory board members.
Completing the “Intent to Submit a Proposal” – written statements -Description of how you gauged student interest in this pathway for your campus Did you conduct a survey? Did you visit classrooms? Did you hold meetings?
“Intent to Submit a Proposal” “Intent to Submit a Proposal” The entire “Intent to Submit” is due to Hatha Parrish by May 1, 2014 This will then be reviewed and you will be notified as to whether you should proceed to the application stage in the process.