Presentation on theme: "National Career Pathways Network 2011 Annual Conference Orlando, Florida JOINT ENROLLMENT OPPORTUNITIES PRODUCE COLLEGE TECHNICAL CERTIFICATES."— Presentation transcript:
National Career Pathways Network 2011 Annual Conference Orlando, Florida JOINT ENROLLMENT OPPORTUNITIES PRODUCE COLLEGE TECHNICAL CERTIFICATES
Presented by: Lisa G. Jones, Associate Professor of Engineering Technologies Shayla D. Guy, Perkins IV Coordinator JOINT ENROLLMENT OPPORTUNITIES PRODUCE COLLEGE TECHNICAL CERTIFICATES
Contents History of Program Industry Support Factors of Success
Quiz Where do you think Southwest Tennessee Community College is located? A)Chattanooga B)Nashville C)Memphis D)Knoxville
Quiz What is the average age of Southwests student? A)26 B)24 C)21 D)19
Quiz What is your role? A)Perkins IV coordinator B)College administrator C)High School Administrator D)College Faculty E)High School Faculty
Quiz Why are you at this presentation? A)I am looking for ideas on how to increase high school graduation rates. B)I want my high school students to be introduced to the college world. C)I want to see my students learn skills that will lead to a productive technical career. D)I am lost and tired and am just looking for an empty seat.
History Development of Technical Certificate Hewlett – Packard grant focused on increasing accessibility to underrepresented populations (2005) Partnership – Local Educational Agencies
History 2007 – Two certificate graduates from one high school 2008 – Three graduates from 2 high schools 2009 – Four graduates from one high school 2010 – No graduates 2011 – Seven graduates from 4 high schools (Representing 3 Local Education Agencies)
Industry Support Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) grant to support high school endeavors Government push for high wage, high demand professions – Perkins IV Lottery grant Local Educational Agency support
We had some convincing to do… The Herman Grid
Problem solving… Instructions: Connect all the dots with four straight lines. Do NOT lift your pencils off of the paper. Do not retrace any lines. Lines may cross if necessary.
Problem solving… Thinking outside the box!!
Factors of Success Convenience of scheduled courses Faculty characteristics Local Education Agency (LEAs) support Parental rapport Supplemental support Summer programs Student stipends ACT prep (Curriculum enhancements ENTC 1124) Financial workshops Cohort movement
Voices of Success I never thought about going to college before taking this class. Now I see that it is something I can do. Marcus Taylor I qualified for engineering scholarships because of my technical certificate. Reuben Johnson I have been able to get summer jobs while in college with my technical certificate. Nadra Williams
Faces of Success
For additional information… Lisa G. Jones Associate Professor Shayla Guy Perkins IV Coordinator
Supplemental resources Budget reviews - ACT prep jc-schools.net/tutorials/tools/english-hs.html Fun school.discoveryeducation.com/brainbooster/ A traveler arrives in a small-town and decides he wants a hair cut. There are only 2 barbershops 1 on the East and 1 on the West. The east shop is a HOT mess and the barber has a horrible hair cut. The West shop is lovely...clean and neat with a well groomed barber with a perfect hair cut. Which barbershop does the traveler choose?