Presentation on theme: "1. C AREER T ECHNICAL E DUCATION 2008-2012 California State Plan for Career Technical Education Career Technical Education in Solano County Implementation."— Presentation transcript:
C AREER T ECHNICAL E DUCATION 2008-2012 California State Plan for Career Technical Education Career Technical Education in Solano County Implementation of CTE Assessments in Solano County 2
11 E LEMENTS OF A H IGH Q UALITY CTE P ROGRAM 1. Leadership at all Levels 2. High-Quality Curriculum and Instruction 3. Career Exploration and Guidance 4. Student Support and Student Leadership Development 5. Industry Partnerships 6. System Alignment and Coherence 7. Effective Organizational Design 8. System Responsiveness to Changing Economic Demands 9. Skilled Faculty and Professional Development 10. Evaluation, Accountability and Continuous Improvement 11. CTE Promotion, Outreach, Marketing and Communication 3
F INDINGS FROM YEAR 1 ASSESSMENT 2009/2010 County-wide we found that CTE programs which had direct support in the areas of curriculum development, professional development, financial resources, personnel support, etc. scored higher in more elements than those CTE programs that did not have direct support. County-wide 44% of CTE programs assessed had Career Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) or leadership skills embedded in the curriculum. Both are major components of the Student Support and Student Leadership Element. 4
F INDINGS FROM YEAR 1 ASSESSMENT 2009/2010 County-wide 63% of the CTE programs assessed had in-depth partnerships with business/industry and other educational institutions. County-wide 56% of the CTE programs assessed used a formal process, including CST scores, Perkins data, and comprehensive assessments, to evaluate and continuously improve CTE programs. 5
F INDINGS FROM YEAR 1 ASSESSMENT 2009/2010 County-wide 60% of the CTE programs assessed had opportunities available for students to participate in work-based learning activities, internships and other career exploration activities County-wide 89% of the CTE programs included career activities within their curriculum and lesson plans County-wide there is a need to validate all CBED numbers assigned to CTE programs 6
C HANGES MADE FOR YEAR 2 2010/2011 New name Solano County Office of Education CTE/Workforce Development Provided Support to ALL CTE programs county-wide 2009/2010 2010/2011 125 Sections308 Sections 2,521 Students7,136 Students 46 Teachers82 Teachers 7
P ROFESSIONAL D EVELOPMENT Provided professional development for high school and middle school CTE teachers county-wide CTE Online CTSO (Career Technical Student Organizations) Embedding Leadership Skills in the Classroom 8
C OUNTY - WIDE D ATA C OLLECTION Worked with ASAP to revamp our data collection system to match our needs Collected enrollment forms on ALL students in CTE classes Teachers were no longer required to take attendance 9
W HAT TYPE OF D ATA DID WE C OLLECT ? 2010/2011 Student Hours Competitions First Robotics Competitions Virtual Enterprise Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO) Field Trips Job Shadow Internships 10
W HAT TYPE OF D ATA DID WE C OLLECT ? 2010/2011 Business/Community Partners Business Industry Partner Parent Prior Student Type of Activity Guest Speaker Teaching a Lesson Hands-on Interactive Time with Student Curriculum Development Data on workshops/conferences teachers attended 11
W HY DID WE COLLECT THIS D ATA ? Provided support for all CTE teachers who needed help connecting to business partners, bringing in guest speakers, and job shadow opportunities etc. Provided Certificate of Completion for all CTE students completing a course or pathway Provided support starting new CTSOs Data readily available for grants, CPM, School Boards, WASC reports etc. 12
C OUNTY - WIDE A DVISORY 2010/2011 Hosted 1 st Annual County-wide Advisory Meeting Volunteer business partners chaired advisory committee meetings Increased participation from business partners county-wide throughout the year 13
Y EAR 3 I MPLEMENTATION P LAN 2011/2012 County-wide CTE Advisory Meeting being held in October Professional Learning Communities (PLC’s) What do we want each student to learn? How will we know when each student has learned it? How will we respond when a student experiences difficulty in learning? Grants and Partnerships Partner with Solano Community College SB70 grant CTE Middle Grade Grant Provide district support for Perkins CDE Contract Year 3 CTE Assessment 14
Y EAR 3 CTE A SSESSMENT 2011/2012 15 2. HIGH-QUALITY CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION (YEAR 1) YesNoWhat is Being AssessedExamples of EvidenceComments The curriculum is aligned with the state’s CTE Model Curriculum Standards and Frameworks. Review curriculum document CTE On-line There are work-based learning opportunities available for students through industry partnerships, ROP, adult schools, work experience, etc. List of WBL sites Percent of students participating 2. HIGH-QUALITY CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION (YEAR 3) YesNoWhat is Being Assessed1 (Yes)0 (No) The curriculum is aligned with the state’s CTE Model Curriculum Standards and Frameworks. Examples of Evidence: Review curriculum document CTE On-line Curriculum is aligned with the state’s CTE Model Curriculum Standards and Frameworks The curriculum is not aligned with the state’s CTE Model Curriculum Standards and Frameworks. There are work-based learning opportunities available for students through industry partnerships, work experience, etc. Examples of Evidence: List of WBL* sites Job shadow, Internships Date and location of field trip Date and name of guest speaker Date and name of competition or trade fair At least 75% of students are participating in one or more work-based learning activities. Less than 75% of students are participating in work-based learning activities.
5. INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS (Year 1) YesNoWhat is Being AssessedExamples of EvidenceComments The Local CTE Advisory Committee(s) meets at least once each year. List of advisory members/Titles/Industries; list of educators Agenda / Minutes / Sign-In sheets/Emails Business/Industry is involved in student learning activities. List of activities – job shadowing, speakers Percent of Industry participation Business/Industry is involved in the development and validation of the curriculum. List of advisory members & industries Agenda / Meeting Minutes / Sign in Sheets 16 5. INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS (Year 3) YesNoWhat is Being Assessed 1 (Yes) 0 (No) The Local CTE Advisory Committee(s) meets at least once each year. Examples of Evidence: List of advisory members Agenda/Minutes/Sign-in/Emails There is evidence of an active advisory committee. No evidence of yearly advisory meeting. Business/Industry is involved in student learning activities. Examples of Evidence: Field Trips Job shadowing Industry guest speakers Hands-on activity with students Program has at least 4 student learning activities involving industry during the school year. No evidence of industry involvement. Program had less than 4 business/industry related activities. Business/Industry partner(s) is involved in the development and validation of the curriculum. Examples of Evidence: List of industry partner(s) & date of meetings Agenda / Meeting Minutes / Sign in Sheets/emails Evidence of at least 3 interactions with business/industry partner(s) validating that what is being taught in the classroom is relevant. No evidence of business/industry partner(s) interactions.