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1 Moving from Programs of Study to Rigorous Programs of Study in Oklahoma OkACTE Summer Conference 2012

2 Technology Centers That Work High Schools That Work Pathways to Prosperity Reflect, Transform, Lead: A New Vision for Career Technical Education Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006

3 TECH PREP On Steroids!

4 A Program of Study is a comprehensive, structured approach for delivering academic and CTE to prepare students for postsecondary education and career success


6 Incorporate and align secondary and postsecondary education elements

7 Include academic and CTE content in a coordinated, non-duplicative progression of courses

8 Offer the opportunity, where appropriate, for secondary students to acquire postsecondary credits, and

9 Lead to an industry-recognized credential or certificate at the postsecondary level, or an associate or baccalaureate degree

10 National Programs of Study Institute

11 Creating a Common Language

12 Analysis of Stakeholder Interpretations of Programs of Study in Oklahoma

13 Individual Career Plan

14 Oklahoma Programs of Study Institute

15 Caddo-Kiowa Technology Center Choctaw High School Claremore High School Meridian Technology Center Mid America Technology Center Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology Redlands Community College Tulsa Community College Tulsa Public Schools

16 Rigorous Programs of Study


18 LEGISLATION AND POLICIES Federal, state, and local legislation or administrative policies promote POS development and implementation.

19 PARTNERSHIPS Ongoing relationships among education, business, and other community stakeholders are central to POS design, implementation, and maintenance.

20 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Sustained, intensive, and focused opportunities for administrators, teachers, and faculty foster POS design, implementation, and maintenance.

21 ACCOUNTABILITY AND EVALUATION SYSTEMS Systems and strategies to gather quantitative and qualitative data on both POS components and student outcomes are crucial for ongoing efforts to development and implement POS.

22 COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS STANDARDS Content standards that define what students are expected to know and be able to do to enter and advance in college and/or their careers comprise the foundation of a POS.

23 COURSE SEQUENCES Non-duplicative sequences of secondary and postsecondary courses within a POS ensure that students transition to postsecondary education without duplicating classes or requiring remedial coursework. (Individual Career Plan)

24 CREDIT TRANSFER AGREEMENTS Credit transfer agreements provide opportunities for secondary students to be awarded transcripted postsecondary credit, supported with formal agreements among secondary and postsecondary education systems. (Cooperative Alliance Program)

25 GUIDANCE COUNSELING AND ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT Guidance counseling and academic advisement help students to make informed decisions about which POS to pursue.

26 TEACHING AND LEARNING STRATEGIES Innovative and creative instructional approaches enable teachers to integrate academic and technical instruction and students to apply academic and technical learning in their POS coursework.

27 TECHNICAL SKILLS ASSESSMENTS National, state, and/or local assessments provide ongoing information on the extent to which students are attaining the necessary knowledge and skills for entry into and advancement in postsecondary education and careers in their chosen POS.

28 Oklahoma Programs of Study Summit (February 12, 2013)

29 Questions

30 Jeremy L Zweiacker State Programs of Study & College Transition Coordinator State Liaison, National Technical Honor Society Phone: 405.743.6881 Email: Blog: @okcareertech

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