Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF SCHOOL COUNSELORS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF EEDA Ann White Education & Business Summit June 25, 2007.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF SCHOOL COUNSELORS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF EEDA Ann White Education & Business Summit June 25, 2007."— Presentation transcript:

1 THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF SCHOOL COUNSELORS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF EEDA Ann White Education & Business Summit June 25, 2007

2 EEDA: Personal Pathways To Success At-risk initiatives School reform model Clusters of Study/Majors Annual IGP conferences Parental involvement Rigor and relevance of coursework Extended learning opportunities Articulation agreements/dual enrollment Regional Education Centers Seamless K-16 transition

3 DEVELOPMENTAL… K–5: Career Awareness Introduction to the world of careers 6–8: Career Exploration Discovering interest areas 8: Transition Choosing a cluster of study and major (can change easily at any time) 9–12: Career Preparation Academics and technical courses, intensive guidance, individual graduation plans Post-secondary: Career Preparation Achieving credentials: college, certification, apprenticeships, military Employment: Career Advancement Continuing education and lifelong learning

4 EEDA: Guidance and Counseling (Comprehensive Model, Developmental Career Guidance) (Career Specialist, Ratio) (IGP Conferences) (No Administrative Tasks) And , 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 105, 130, 140, 150, 160, 200

5 Impact on Middle/High Schools Creation of curriculum templates Influence on curriculum offerings, teacher demand Increased rigor and relevance of coursework At-risk programs ( ) Whole-school reform model (HSTW, ) Career specialists (CDF) added to middle and high schools Counselor (+ CDF) to student ratio reduced to 300:1

6 Impact on Middle/High Schools Administrative responsibilities shifted from counselors Improved communications and transitions to compliment K-12 developmental guidance and counseling programs Individually scheduled IGP conferences each yearrelationships built with students and parents Integration of students personal, career and academic goals Increased opportunities for dual enrollment Increased opportunities for extended learning opportunities Improvement in attendance and discipline Improvement in graduation rates

7 BALANCE….. BALANCE….. 1. Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program 2. Individual IGP Conferences 3. Supervision of Career Specialist 4. Role with At-Risk, Dual Enrollment, Whole School Reform Initiatives

8 1. Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program Review G & C Program at your school (Update Annual and Long-Range Plans) Re-evaluate Program Components within context of EEDA requirements (note common benefits, overlaps) Eliminate duplication, combine, use all available resources Be CREATIVE

9 2. Individual IGP Conferences Utilize all personnel in planning, delivery Incorporate time-saving procedures (video/DVD/power point, large groups, small groups before conferences) Fully utilize Career Specialist Combine other relevant Program components within conferences (personal, academic, career) Utilize websites (www.teachscpathways.org) and other professionals for resourceswww.teachscpathways.org

10 EDUCATORS : PARENTS, STUDENTS:

11 IGP CONFERENCES Individual conference with every student Parent/guardian/designee must attend Cluster/major chosen by student IGP signed by counselor, student, and parent Numbers tallied for report

12 COUNSELOR ROLE Lead conference (meet with parent and student) Interpret assessments, academic record Integrate career cluster and academic plan Introduce IGP, sign

13 CAREER SPECIALIST (CDF) ROLE Assist with conference logistics (invitation, preparation, materials, etc.) Maintain accountability information All students completed career assessment and exploration? Provide general information to parents and students (clusters, assessments, WOW map, resources, job shadowing)

14 3. Supervision of Career Specialist Learn role and responsibility (see Ethical/Legal, EEDA, etc.) Establish goals, expectations, calendar, meeting schedule, etc. Consult with knowledgeable professionals Become PARTNERS for G & C Program, EEDA, school, student goals COMMUNICATE often with Career Specialist (scheduled meetings)

15 4. At-Risk, Dual Enrollment, Whole School Reform Initiatives Be team member in school-wide planning Assume roles aligned with school counselor training Incorporate related initiatives within established Program components

16 Partnerships/teamwork Communications Resources Student focus PATIENCE, HUMOR, SELF-CARE

17 HUMOR, PATIENCE, SELF-CARE… S A N I T Y

18 QUESTIONS??

19 Ann White


Download ppt "THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF SCHOOL COUNSELORS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF EEDA Ann White Education & Business Summit June 25, 2007."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google