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Presentation Regarding A Technology-Enabled Individual Learning Plan for Students in the State of Delaware July 13, 2011 Background of Presenters Matt McQuillen, President – Co-Founder of Career Cruising – Director of Development – Lead Project Manager, Kentucky ILP Lisa Pinelli, Educational Sales Consultant – Career Cruising’s representative for the State of Delaware – Extensive experience implementing portfolios across North America Presentation Agenda Program Demonstration (Lisa Pinelli) • Career Cruising from a Student’s Perspective • Career Cruising from a Counselor & Administrator’s Perspective – CAMS (Career Advisor Management System) – Portfolio Completion Standards – RRS (Regional Reporting System) Kentucky Experience (Matt McQuillen) Questions Company Overview Founded in 1997 to develop user-friendly career software Currently used in over nine thousand institutions across North America Investing heavily in research and development Focused on meeting client needs through the delivery of exceptional customer service A leader in the creation of online portfolio development systems Portfolio Implementation Experience Client State # of Schools Kentucky Department of Education Kentucky 450 Oakland Schools Michigan 131 Kent ISD Michigan 98 El Paso ISD Texas 91 Macomb ISD Michigan 87 Dallas ISD Texas 60 Kane County Illinois 57 DeKalb County Georgia 55 Wayne RESA Michigan 42 Cobb County Georgia 40 Three Rivers Tech Prep Illinois 40 Muskegon Area ISD Michigan 37 Tazewell Co/Area EFE Office Illinois 32 Jackson ISD Michigan 32 Madison County Career & Tech Ed. System Illinois 28 Heartland Region Illinois 24 Ingham ISD Michigan 24 North Texas Tech Prep Consortium Texas 24 Highland Community College District Illinois 22 Lenawee ISD Michigan 21 Education Service Center Region 13 – Austin Texas 21 Portfolio Implementation Experience Tacoma Public Schools Washington 18 McClean-Dewitt Vocational System Illinois 17 Vermilion Vocational Educational Delivery Sys Illinois 15 Southwest Illinois Tech Prep Consortium Illinois 14 Clay/Jasper/Richland/North Wayne RDS Illinois 14 Peoria Regional Education for Employment Illinois 14 Eaton ISD Michigan 14 Tuscola ISD Michigan 14 Mid-South Partnership Illinois 13 Huron ISD Michigan 13 Fort Worth ISD Texas 13 West Central Regional System Illinois 12 Moraine Community College District Illinois 12 Delavare Vocational Education System Illinois 11 LaMoine Valley Vocational System Illinois 10 Two Rivers Career Education System Illinois 10 Marion/Clinton & Washington Count. RDS Illinois 10 Lake County Regional Voc System Illinois 10 Clare-Gladwin RESD Michigan 10 Lincoln Public Schools Nebraska 10 Livingston Area EFE Illinois 7 Total 1,695 Program Demonstration www.careercruising.com Kentucky Experience Origins of the ILP In the 1990’s Kentucky initiated development of IGP A paper-based career portfolio Designed to help students with career and education planning Development of student IGP’s to be guided by counselors and advisors IGP viewed as a means to encourage involvement by parents Limitations and Problems with the IGP IGP folders ordered from KDE totaled only 14% Only 20% of parents polled aware of the IGP Percentage of school’s complying difficult to establish Completing plans time consuming for students Sharing plans difficult (often locked in counselor’s filing cabinet) Involvement of parents difficult to achieve Much of the data required redundant to data captured in the statewide student information system (SIS) Forward with the ILP Decision reached to issue an RFP for the development of an online version of the IGP – renamed the ILP Key objectives of the new ILP: – To raise the level of student achievement in middle & secondary school – To increase the percentage of students who enter high school and persist to a diploma – To enable schools to plan for coursework, applied learning experiences, and other activities that respond to the needs of individual learners – To facilitate the advising team approach for students – To increase the percentage of high school graduates who successfully transition to a postsecondary education or training program that is selected based on their unique academic and career interests Key Components of the ILP 1. Student ILP 2. Parent ILP 3. School-Level ILP component for Administrators 4. District-Level ILP component for Administrators 5. State-Level ILP component for Administrators New Features Developed for the ILP Single Sign-On Advisement Log Annual Review Annual Survey Post-Secondary Goals Parent Version Statewide Reporting System Increased storage space Graduation requirements Technical Challenges Annual Archiving of ILPs Customizable Reporting Support for American with Disabilities Act Integration with statewide SIS Silent login to GoHigherKY.org Integration of statewide testing results Integration of transcripts (on hold) Issues Resolved during Development How to integrate statewide Common Course Codes? What security model to employ for School ILP? What completion standards to employ? Should students be able to change passwords? At what age should students be able to invite others to view their ILP? How should we integrate transcripts? Issues Resolved during Development How should the menu buttons be organized? How should Gear Up schools/students be identified in the system? How should alternative diploma options be highlighted for students? How can we integrate Expanded Learning Options, ESS (Extended School Services), LEP (Limited English Proficiency) and G&T (Gifted and Talented) How to incorporate Performance Based Credits ILP Development Team Kentucky Department of Education – Robert Hackworth, Consultant, Division of Secondary and Virtual Learning – Julia Harmon, Consultant, Division of Secondary and Virtual Learning – Martin Hebner, School Information Technology – Debbie Webber, Liaison for STI – Mike Kloepfel, Project Coordinator Career Cruising – Matt McQuillen, Lead Project Manager – Meredith Beyer-Alldridge, Senior Project Manager – Craig Lutz, Lead Programmer – Don Xiong, Senior Programmer – Ying Dai, Programmer – Epiculture, Web Design Sample Screens for the ILP Student ILP Parent ILP School Administrator ILP Expected Outcomes All students to develop and maintain a career and education plan Improve student achievement Improve graduation rates Increase number of students attending post-secondary education Measure schools success in implementing the ILP Measure and quantify the success of policy initiatives Enable constant process and system improvement Why Career Cruising? Technical Considerations: A development team with years of experience in designing and delivering online portfolios to schools across the US Access to powerful and customizable reporting tools A fully-tested online portfolio development system An established security infrastructure Technical expertise required to meet key integration requirements A company-wide commitment to training and customer support Why Career Cruising? Career & Education Planning Considerations: World-class interest and skills assessment In-depth profiles for hundreds of different careers Multimedia interviews with real people in each and every career Comprehensive database of post-secondary schools Clear and simple user-friendly interface Seamless integration with the portfolio tool and resume builder Extensive curriculum and support materials Available in Spanish Presentation Regarding A Technology-Enabled Individual Learning Plan for Students in the State of Delaware July 13, 2011