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					High School of Business™




      November 15, 2010
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        1) Why create this program?
        2) Who…students. Building knowledge,
           skills, confidence.
Did you know…
        3) What does the program look like at a
           school?
        4) How has it grown over the last four
           years?
        5) Next steps for getting involved
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            Why change?
Did you know…
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1) By 2020, 75% of all jobs will require a college degree

2) More students choose a major in business

Did you know…
3) Preparation is key. Knowledge, skills, credits= student success

4) 21st Century workplace demands....no matter the career.

5) Business degrees land jobs-- even in a tough economy.
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         We listened…
      and found inspiration
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      •For more than 30 years, MBAResearch
      has been interested in determining what
      skills and knowledge are relevant to the
      business community

      •Secondary and primary research has
      been conducted to determine these skills
      and knowledge
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      Research Activities
 • Industry interviews 1     • White papers
   on 1; small group         • Textbooks
 • Industry certifications   • State curriculum
 • Labor statistics            guides
 • Job web sites             • Syllabi/course
 • Journals                    descriptions
                             • Executive interviews
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             Key Question:

      How can we prepare students
              to EXCEL?
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      Knowledge
                     Building
      Skills
                     entrepreneurs and
      Confidence     business leaders
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      Knowledge



      Start with the standards
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      Knowledge

 Model college program design

 Accelerated pace

 Career Clusters: Business Management &
 Administration, Marketing & Finance
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            Knowledge
                             st                          nd
                            1 Semester               2        Semester
            Grade 9          Leadership           Wealth Management
Program
 Design
            Grade 10   Principles of Business    Business Economics


            Grade 11   Principles of Marketing   Principles of Finance

            Grade 12   Prin. of Management        Business Strategies
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            Knowledge
                Program–long project
Program         In addition to course-specific projects…
 Design
                    • Over-arching project
                    • Pieces incorporated into
                       each course

                    • Final course, Business Strategies,
                       brings it all together
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      Skills

 Project management via project-based
 learning
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             Skills
                      Plan the work
Program               Work the plan
 Design




          Teams of students work on projects at Columbus Grove High
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       Skills
"I believe High School of Business projects are a
   Project management
better way for students to learn about business
concepts without regurgitating a laundry list of
vocabulary terms and reciting economical theories."

-Yvette Schroeder, Business Teacher, Leipsic High School,
Leipsic, Ohio
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      Skills

 Project management

 21st Century Skills
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             Skills

            Team-based strategies
Program
 Design
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          Skills
          Integrated technology
Program
 Design
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          Skills

Program
 Design
                       International business
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      Knowledge

      Skills

      Confidence
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• "As the projects progressed, the students became
            Confidence
  more and more independent in their critical thinking
       Builds project management as part of a group,
  abilities, in their abilities to workskills gradually
  in their abilities to delegate responsibilities, and
  overall in their excitement in learning about
  economics and what is going on in the world around
  them.“
  -Terri Fletcher, Business Teacher, Ft. Osage (MO)l,
  Ft. Osage, MO
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      Confidence

 Builds project management skills gradually

 Builds business venture gradually
       Course               Capstone Project piece

Principles of Business     Ideas generated

Business Economics         Idea selected


Principles of Marketing    Business’ marketing

Principles of Finance      Business’ finances

Principles of Management   Business’ management issues

Business Strategies        Business plan finished and
                           start-up
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      Knowledge

      Skills

      Confidence


What happens behind the scenes?
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            Comprehensive
              Program


                       • Steering Team

                       • Professional
                         Development

                       • Assessment

                       • Post-sec
                         connections
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             Steering Team

                      • HSB instructors
Steering               •   Site administrator
 Team
                      •    District administrator
                      •    Counselor
                      •    Two area professionals
                      • College faculty
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             Purpose

                       • Continuous improvement of program
Steering               • Cross-functional management
 Team
                       • Higher education input and guidance
                       • Business community involvement
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           Interaction with business community


Steering
 Team
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              Observational Internship

Steering
 Team                         • During senior year
                                or just prior

                              • 20 hrs minimum

                              • High-level executive
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                  Comprehensive faculty development

Professional
Development                      • Pedagogy training
                                • Course content training

        “The best part of High School of Business, for me, has been the training and
        constant communication with the HSB developers and other pilot site
        teachers.”                      --Deanna Penn, Riverside High, WV
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           Teacher as
            facilitator
Professional
Development




          “In history class, they tell us what to do. In Leadership, we tell
          Ms. Nockengost what we’re planning to do.”
                                            --Tim Ellison, 9th Grade, Ellet High
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                       Comprehensive faculty development


Professional               “Do as I do”
Development




               Teachers participate in PBL during professional development
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                     Teacher Peer Group

Professional
Development                            • Continuous communication
                                          via listserv and wiki
                                       • Monthly conference call
                                       • Sister schools

        “I had considered retiring this year, but teaching High School of
        Business™ has re-energized me. I can’t wait to get back to school and
        work through the projects with the students.”
        -- Howard Foltz, Columbus Grove High School (OH)
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               Course Assessments
               Multiple formats
Assessments
                         • Rubrics
                         • Reflection
                          • Quizzes
                         • Online objective exam
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              Program Assessments

Assessments       Are we making
                        • Philosophy of
                          Continuous Improvement
                   a difference? measures
                        • Student/academic
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              Post-secondary bridge

 Post-sec             • Researched programs
Connections
                      • College faculty advisory council
                      • Local relationships
                        between secondary and
                        post-secondary
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              Near or at college-level
              curriculum = Options
 Post-sec
Connections
                  •   Honors weighting?
                  •   Credit through a local college or
                      university?
                  •   CLEP preparation?
                  •   A·S·K Institute Certification?
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      Pilot phase

      Current sites

      Future growth
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        Year 1: 2007-08
     5 schools in 5 states
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        Year 4: 2010-11
     31 Schools in 9 States
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Snapshot: Participating schools
Diverse group of 31

       • Urban, rural, suburban
       • Comprehensive, career centers, partnerships

       • 40+ business and/or marketing teachers

       • 9 states represented
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      www.MBAResearch.org/HSB

      Detailed Handbook

      Applications
      for 2011-2012
  Why           Who       What        How         Next


        1) Why create this program?
        2) Who…students. Building knowledge,
           skills, confidence.
Did you know…
        3) What does the program look like at a
           school?
        4) How has it grown over the last four
           years?
        5) Next steps for getting involved
"The students work together, learn to work toward
finishing and coming up with a completed product.
This is valuable experience. This will serve them
well in their professional career and in their college
career before they even get to the working world.
These are the skills that are necessary regardless
of what industry or what technical aspect of
business they decide to pursue."

-Mark Hyssong, Parent, Centennial High, Franklin, TN
Manager of Supply Chain Coordination
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations

				
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