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									 Why Certify HS Tech Programs?
How to Get SED Program Approval
             (PoS)

                    Presented by:
                Ms. Gene Silverman
 Executive Director, Career and Technical Education
                  Nassau BOCES


                 Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
SED Program Approval: Why?
 Increase CTE rigor
 Raise student achievement to current
  industry standards
 Raise student achievement for college
  acceptance and success
 Meet 21st century skills
 CTE achievement recognized on
  diploma: Technical Endorsement seal


                 Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
 Who gets approval?
 BOCES CTE Centers
 District CTE programs
 District Business Departments
 Public and industry recognition of the school’s
  high quality CTE or Business programs




                      Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
Technical Endorsements: Why?
 Publicly recognizes student CTE
  achievement
 Motivates students to achieve at least a 3
  credit sequence at higher levels
 Motivates students to be successful
  academically
 Increases attendance and participation




                  Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
 Technical Endorsement: How?
 Completion of 22 units of credit
 Pass 5 required Regents exams or approved
  alternatives
 Successful completion of the 3-part technical
  assessment (written, demonstration, project)
 Completion of a Work Based Learning (WBL)
  program
 Completion of Employability Profile


                    Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
The process…..
 Self-study
 External Review
 Data and reports
 Statement of Assurances
 Program Approval Follow-up Information
  Form
 Re-approval every 5 years



                 Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
What the program needs:
 Curriculum review
 Teacher quality
 Technical (Industry) Assessments
 Postsecondary Articulation
 Work Based Learning (WBL)
 Employability Profile
 Program information



                    Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
Approving Business Ed Programs
 Must be a 3 – 5 credit sequence
 Due to the need for a Technical (Industry)
  Assessment, creating course clusters is
  recommended
 Example of approved Business Ed programs: Law,
  Marketing, Health, Computer Science,
  Accounting/Finance




                     Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
How will this impact our Business Ed
Program?
 Raise standards to meet Technical
  Assessment levels and compare to state-wide
  and national achievement levels
 Provide for postsecondary transitions
 Increase community business partners for
  WBL
 Encourage students to take a cluster
  sequence and focus on more specific careers
 Give students and the district recognition for
  achievements
                  Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
Resources: CTE Approval Policy




            Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
Resources: CTE Overall




            Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
New SED/Regents Perkins/CTE info
http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/cte/perkins4/




            Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
In-District Process
 Process
 Support
 District resources
 Business Advisory Board
 Work Based Learning
 College relationships
 Result: district course catalog, SED approval



                  Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
Web Resources:
 www.emsc.nysed.gov/ciai
 www.emsc.nysed.gov/cte/ CTE Home page
 www.emsc.nysed.gov/cte/ctepolicy Approval
  information
 www.labor.state.ny.us/labor_market/labor_mark
  et_info.html
 www.nycareerzone.org NYS Dept. of Labor
  Careerzone
 www.workforcenewyork.com Local Workforce
  Investment Board
                  Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
SED Contact/CTE Team:

Eric Suhr
esuhr@mail.nysed.gov
518 486-1547



               Presenter:
  Ms. Gene Silverman, Nassau BOCES
              516 396-2390
      gsilverm@mail.nasboces.org


              Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
   Addendum

  Work Based Learning
     External Review
 Technical Assessments
Postsecondary Articulation
    21st Century Skills


     Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
Work Based Learning
 Internships
 Cooperative Education
 Clinics
 Shadowing
 Mentoring
 Must comply with
  Commissioner’s Regulations
  and federal and state labor
  laws
 Certified WBL staff
 External to school site
 Sufficient in length and rigor

                         Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
External Review Committee
Required                           Optional
 Labor                             Student with disabilities
 Business and Industry              representative
 Educators: CTE and                Parents
  Academy                           Workforce Investment
 Community                          Board
  representatives                   Postsecondary
 Administration                    School Board
                                    Program administrators,
                                     counselors

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Technical Assessments
 Industry exam for licensure
    or certification (i.e. A+,
    Cisco, Medical Assisting)
   NCCER (National Center for
    Construction Education and
    Research)
   NOCTI (National
    Occupational Competency
    Testing Institute)
   Professional organization
    exam (i.e. HVAC Excellence,
    Nat. Tooling & Machining)
   SED approved

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Postsecondary Articulation
 Prerequisite knowledge and skills identified
 Roles of each institution specified
 Format may be unique to each in order to
  meet agency requirements
 Postsecondary faculty and administration
  review HS curriculum and assessments of
  student performance
 Advanced standing and/or credits specifically
  identified



                     Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009
21st Century Skills
            Results That Matter
21st Century Skills and High School Reform
        www.21stcenturyskills.org

    Partnership for 21st Century Skills




                 Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009

								
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