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1 The Human Services Cluster Prepares students for the following career pathways …

2 More than Academics!

3 Is this a state wide concern? We are facing the possibility of massive teacher shortages in the state. Lowell Johnson State Board Member and Past State Board President 56% of chemistry classes are not taught by certified chemistry teachers. Dr. Steven Paine

4 So, how many teachers do we , , ,062 Projected Number of Educators Eligible for Retirement NEED?

5 Teacher Cadet Course Content Learning styles & needs Human growth & development Art of teaching Social foundations of education Planning & implementation of activities Basic principles of educational psychology Structure & governance in education

6 Students who possess exemplary interpersonal and leadership skills Students admission to the program. Students admission to the program. GPA requirement GPA requirement Written teacher recommendations Written teacher recommendations Essay Essay Interviews (optional) Interviews (optional)

7 Careers in Education Courses Careers in Education 1: Careers in Education 1: Teacher Cadet Teacher Cadet Careers in Education 2: Careers in Education 2: Human Growth and Development Human Growth and Development Careers in Education 3: Careers in Education 3: Exceptionalities & Human Diversity Exceptionalities & Human Diversity Careers in Education 4: Careers in Education 4: Educational Psychology Educational Psychology DRAFT

8 Careers in Education Benefits EDGE credit EDGE credit Scholarship opportunities Scholarship opportunities Field trips & classroom observations Field trips & classroom observations Educational leadership opportunities Educational leadership opportunities Real world classroom experience Real world classroom experience before college before college Careers in Education

9 Extraordinary Teachers Needed The absolute best teacher in the building The absolute best teacher in the building The most passionate teacher in the building The most passionate teacher in the building Must attend the summer training for Teacher Cadet teachers Must attend the summer training for Teacher Cadet teachers

10 Teacher Cadet Sites 07-08

11 Be a Professional! Taking Care of the Future …

12 Child Development Specialist Based on the US Department of Labors apprenticeship model Based on the US Department of Labors apprenticeship model Graduates may earn Graduates may earn national certification through the United States Department of Labor.

13 Child Development Specialist

14 Its not The Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security cluster is more about public service than constant action. CSI …

15 Public Safety Criminal Justice Concentrations: Law Enforcement Law Enforcement Corrections Corrections Security/Protective Services Security/Protective Services EMT/Firefighting Fire Science Technology Firefighting 1 Firefighting 2 EMT- Basic Telecommunicator Auto Extrication Driver/Pump Operator Emergency Response to Terrorism

16 Public Safety

17 Post secondary Education Criminal Justice Mountain State University Mountain State University West Virginia University West Virginia University West Virginia Wesleyan College West Virginia Wesleyan College Marshall University Marshall University Glenville State College Glenville State College Fairmont State University Fairmont State University Bluefield State College Bluefield State College Emergency Medical Services/Fire Science Mountain State University Mountain State University Southern Community and Technical College Southern Community and Technical College

18 For More Information Contact … Donna Wilkes, Coordinator Human Services Cluster Fax Office , x

19 Tourism in West Virginia Now the 2 nd largest industry in the Mountain State Now the 2 nd largest industry in the Mountain State The fastest growing industry in West Virginia The fastest growing industry in West Virginia

20 Tourism in WV … An Overview Source: WV Division of Tourism 2005 Annual Report

21 Tourism as an Economic Driver …. Source: Tourism and the West Virginia Economy (2007)

22 WV Hospitality Industry Employment Source: U.S. Department of Labor

23 The Tourism Industry Will Continue to Grow in WV … Source: Tourism and the West Virginia Economy (2007)

24 WV Tourism Labor Force Predictions … 22.8% increase in the number of tourism jobs from As the trend continues, the industry will need an additional 15,000 workers over the next 10 years That will mean approximately 1,000 supervisory positions These figures dont include replacement

25 For More Information Contact … Greg Atkinson, Lead Coordinator Human Services Cluster 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East Building 6, Room B-243 Charleston, WV Fax Office extension

26 West Virginia

27 What is ? A management and culinary arts program which introduces the skills necessary for successful careers in the foodservice industry.

28 Means OPPORTUNITIES for West Virginia Students… Education Scholarships Articulation Careers Competition

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30 SCHOLARSHIP DOLLARS NRAEF Scholarships 1.4 million each year NRAEF/MFHA Diversity Scholarships Undergraduate Scholarships West Virginia Scholarships Yanni - CTE Specific West Virginia HTAEF EDGE Industry and other Foundation Scholarships Far too many to list!

31 Articulations The National Restaurant Association Education Foundation (NRAEF) alone has 65 pages of articulation agreements Go to :

32 We are… West Virginia L odging M anagement P rogram

33 The Lodging Management Program is a developing program geared toward those students interested in the management and the executive side of the hospitality and lodging industry. What is LMP?

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35 For More Information Contact … Kathryn L. Mace, Coordinator WV HEAT 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East Building 6, Room B-243 Charleston, WV Fax Office extension

36 Travel West Virginia

37 Why offer Travel West Virginia? Travel West Virginia teaches young West Virginians about their own state and the role of tourism in the state and in their lives. Travel West Virginia teaches young West Virginians about their own state and the role of tourism in the state and in their lives. Tourism in West Virginia is important and provides jobs for our citizens and our students Tourism in West Virginia is important and provides jobs for our citizens and our students Provides tax dollars and economic development to counties and towns Provides tax dollars and economic development to counties and towns

38 Tourism improves the image of West Virginia when out-of-state visitors see our beautiful mountains, participate in our unsurpassed outdoor adventures, and meet our friendly people. Tourism improves the image of West Virginia when out-of-state visitors see our beautiful mountains, participate in our unsurpassed outdoor adventures, and meet our friendly people. Develops a better self-image for West Virginia as a state. Develops a better self-image for West Virginia as a state. Why offer Travel West Virginia?

39 Criteria for Offering TWV Certified teacher-any subject Certified teacher-any subject Attendance at one-week WV HEAT Summer Teacher Training Conferences Attendance at one-week WV HEAT Summer Teacher Training Conferences Adherence to TWV CSOs Adherence to TWV CSOs Acceptance by WV Office of Hospitality Education and Training Acceptance by WV Office of Hospitality Education and Training

40 Travel West Virginia Course Goals To develop an appreciation for and to promote a sense of pride in the state of West Virginia To develop an appreciation for and to promote a sense of pride in the state of West Virginia To highlight the historical/geographical places of interest in West Virginia To highlight the historical/geographical places of interest in West Virginia To identify quality tourism attractions throughout West Virginia To identify quality tourism attractions throughout West Virginia To explore careers in the hospitality and tourism industry in West Virginia To explore careers in the hospitality and tourism industry in West Virginia

41 To develop skills and competencies necessary for success in hospitality occupations To develop skills and competencies necessary for success in hospitality occupations To compare economic opportunities in different regions of the state To compare economic opportunities in different regions of the state To develop a tourism marketing plan for a designated region of the state To develop a tourism marketing plan for a designated region of the state Travel West Virginia Course Goals

42 For More Information Contact … Jane Dittman, Training Specialist WV HEAT 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East Building 6, Room B-243 Charleston, WV Fax Office extension


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