2+2 2+2+2 Middle College Early College High School Concurrent Enrollment Tech Prep School-to-Career (federal name: STW) SB 70, Scott (Governor’s Initiative on Economic Development and Career Technical Education) Secondary / Postsecondary Linkage Projects
Governor’s Initiative on Career Technical Education and Economic Development (aka SB70 / SB1133)
Governor’s Initiative on Career Technical Education and Economic Development Local Projects Statewide Activities
History January 2005, Governor’s 2005-06 Budget New secondary / postsecondary partnerships Stronger linkage between Career Technical Education and Economic Development
History January 2005, Governor’s 2005-06 Budget Goal: Systems building, including improved linkages, and course/program alignment between the career / technical curricula of secondary schools, ROCPs and community colleges
History SB 70 (Scott) signed by Governor Schwarzenegger
History SB 70 Components (1) Expanding certificate programs in identified economic development program strategic priority areas. (2) Aligning existing technical preparation programs and career-technical education curriculum between high schools and community colleges to more targeted industry-driven programs through the models consistent with economic and workforce development strategic priority areas.
History SB 70 Components (3) Promoting the California Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Development Program's successful integration of business and emerging industries with career technical programs provided in high schools. (4) Creating new articulated courses between high schools and community colleges and, where appropriate, four-year institutions.
History SB 70 Components (5) Accelerating education and training for those students who choose to be prepared for career and technical employment opportunities in less traditional and more expeditious methods while maintaining and or improving student competencies. (6) Exploring new and more relevant career and technical practicum models that integrate coursework and student internship. (7) Improving the quality of career exploration and career outreach materials. (8) Disseminating materials and curriculum to all middle schools and senior high schools.
History SB 70 Components Required plan of expenditure developed in conjunction with the State Department of Education and approved by the Director of Finance.
History 05-06 SB 70 projects Quick Start Projects 54% of funds. 26 projects focused on the high skill, high wage pathways Alignment/Articulation Projects 20% of the funds. State Academic Senate leadership Strengthening existing K-12 Career and Technical Education Sectors 12.5% of funds Middle school/junior high model career exploration projects 7.5% of funds Professional development 6% of funds
History For 2006-07, SB1133 passes and is signed. Again, required plan of expenditure developed in conjunction with the State Department of Education and approved by the Director of Finance. Plan is approved October 2006.
Statewide Articulation Project Overall Project Purpose Opportunities for faculty to develop agreements Database of agreements Outreach to students, parents, staff Goal: More transportability of articulation agreements
Articulation Project - Sequence Discipline groups meet in-person (later remotely). –Groups: high school, ROCP & college faculty, tech prep & articulation reps, administrators. Groups review existing agreements & write articulation templates. Templates disseminated for field input. –Once approved, added to new database. Local discipline groups write local/regional agreements –New articulation agreements put into database.
Career Pathways Agriculture, natural resources Arts, media, entertainment Building trades Energy Engineering Fashion, interior design Finance & business Health, human services Hospitality, tourism Info tech Manufacturing Educ services Public services Retail & wholesale Transportation
Fall ’06 Disciplines South Coast: Business/accounting Desert: Health Occupations/C.N.A. San Diego: Hospitality LA/Orange: Arts & media/animation Bay Area: I.T./ web design Central: Child Development Statewide: I.T. applications and Ornamental Horticulture
Spring ’07 Disciplines Administration of Justice Automotive Technology Building Trades/Construction CADD Manufacturing Technology Office Technology Fashion More will be added
Next steps Regional articulation meetings More disciplines/pathways added Outreach to parents, students, school and college staff and faculty Cooperation with other projects University articulation will be considered.
How does project compare to Tech Prep & other SB 70 efforts? Will build upon local, regional Tech Prep agreements & processes Will reach out to other articulation efforts Will establish statewide processes to facilitate & disseminate agreements for anyone to use Is not intended to take away from other work Will encourage portability Is a faculty-driven project