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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 518 486-1547 Presenter: Ms. Gene Silverman, Nassau BOCES 516 396-2390 email@example.com 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 Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009 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 Nassau BOCES Perkins Jan 2009 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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