Presentation on theme: "Career, Technical and Agricultural Education GACIS Fall 2011 Curriculum Directors Conference Athens."— Presentation transcript:
Career, Technical and Agricultural Education GACIS Fall 2011 Curriculum Directors Conference Athens
Agenda Change to National Career Clusters BRIDGE Law requirements Embedding of Common Core into CTAE courses House Bill 186 and curricular impacts CTAE web page and resources Question: How many current CTAE Program Concentrations can you name?
Georgia’s Career Pathway Is a coherent, articulated sequence of rigorous academic and career/technical courses, usually beginning in the 9 th grade and leading to a diploma, associate degree, or baccalaureate degree and beyond.
BRIDGE Implications for LEAs: Mandates 6-12 system of student advisement for ALL students through a systematic, comprehensive and developmental advisement process Mandates 6-8 educational and career planning to result in an individual graduation plan synonymous with the Pathway Program of Study prior to the end of the second semester of the 8 th grade Mandates continued advisement in grades 9-12 and sign-offs by student, advisor, and parent
House Bill 186 Signed into law during 2011 Legislative Session Involves work between Georgia Department of Education, Technical College System of Georgia, University System of Georgia 3 agencies mentioned together at least 7 times Legislature calls for entities to “coordinate, work together, jointly establish, consult” with each other Create a smooth transition of students from secondary to postsecondary programs
House Bill 186 Activities 1.Establish college and career readiness standards in reading, writing, and mathematics that align with core curriculum and level of performance necessary to meet college readiness standards 2.Adopt and develop 16 national career clusters 3.Adopt policies to establish guidelines for awarding high school credit to student demonstration of subject area competency (instead of or in combination with classroom instruction)
House Bill 186 Activities 4.Establish benchmarks for college readiness and method by which students can demonstrate readiness in reading, writing, and mathematics for postsecondary coursework 5.Define college-readiness standards in reading, writing, and mathematics needed for success in advanced training, certificate programs, and associate’s/bachelor’s programs
House Bill 186 Activities 6.Identify state-wide common assessment(s) to determine postsecondary readiness in reading, writing, and mathematics and inform students of their performance no later than the end of 10 th grade 7.Develop transitional courses in reading, writing, math for 11 th and 12 th grade students who fail to meet readiness standards 8.Ensure dual credit courses reflect postsecondary coursework
House Bill 186 Activities 9.Collaborate so that appropriate credits are awarded at high school and postsecondary level for “embedded courses” 10.Adopt policies addressing demonstration of “subject area competency” 11.Establish conditions under which a student may earn dual credit for high school courses
House Bill 186 Activities 12.Develop forms and counseling guidelines for dual credit courses and make them available to LEAs and eligible institutions 13.Create guidelines for students in the Georgia Youth Apprenticeship Program to earn credit upon completing a planned training experience 14.Soft skills certification for students – If one of these activities interests you, please contact David Turner or Pam Smith