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									       National Association of Tech Prep                                                                                                                                                                  VI. Articulation - Process Highlights
                                                                       Working Mission Statement                                          Middle College
                   Leadership                                          Open door to high quality accessible educational opportunities        High School A program for high school student The           1. Leadership Team
                Dallas Texas, 2006                                     that minimize barriers to post secondary education maximize            population may mirror that of the school district Courses             Members, Definition , Goal , Guiding Principles,
              North Carolina                                           students success and improve the lives and well-being of               offered to students when they are in high school Students              Components , Agreement
     High School - College Partnerships                                individuals                                                            earn college credit Courses are taught on the college       2. Guiding Principles
                                                                            Education, training and retraining                               campus.                                                               Built on CTP course of study.
    College Tech Prep…Rigor, Relevance, Relationships                       Support for economic development                                                                                                       DPI – selected secondary courses for consideration -
                                                                                                                                          IV. CTP “The Next Level” Strategic Plan                                    emerging curricula areas
    CTP - A Strategy to better prepare students to enter and           Local Superintendent CC President Relationship                               Listening - Focus Groups - Respond                             Reviewed by experienced CC and HS faculty with
    succeed in the Workforce or Higher Education                                                                                                                                                                     specific curriculum specialist
                                                                       C. University System (16)                                          1. Vision                                                                 NCCCS and SACS requirements must be met.
                                                                           Memorandum of Understanding                                         Developing a Well Educated High Performance
             Bob Witchger, Associate Director CTP
    Presenter:                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Components / Process
    witchgerb@nccommunitycolleges.edu
                                                                                                                                                Workforce through Strategic Partnerships with Business              Review course descriptions, blueprints outlines to
                                                                       D. Private Colleges (36)                                                 Secondary and Postsecondary Education Economic and                   compare competencies.
                                                                                 Memorandum of Understanding                                   Workforce Development                                               Identify Faculty across state and curriculum
I. Setting the Stage                                                                                                                                                                                                Review existing local articulation agreements
                                                                       III. College Tech Prep - A Strategy                                2. Mission                                                                Determine if articulation is: course to course,,
A. North Carolina – http://www.ncgov.com                               http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us/Tech_Prep/index.html                        Preparing students for employment and continuous learning               courses to course, courses to courses , or course to
B. Geography                                                                                                                                 through challenging, rigorous and integrated academic and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     courses
                                                                                                                                            technical education.
            Mountains, Piedmont, Coast                                 A. Accomplishments 7                                                                                                                         Follow policies and regulations of licensing and
C. Diversity                                                              Statewide Common Definition of CTP                                                                                                        accrediting bodies.
                                                                                                                                          3. Goals
         Languages, Culture, Workforce                                    HS Graduate with Four Courses in a Career Technical Pathway.                                                                   4. Procedure for the Curriculum Work Teams:
                                                                                                                                                    Provide integrated, seamless competencies
D.    Economy                                                              The fourth is a Completer Course in that pathway .                                                                                       Curriculum Teams -12 members one day
                                                                                                                                                    Expand student opportunities for completion
         Technology, Service, Manufacturing, Recreation and              Secondary Program of Study                                                                                                               Uniform instructions
                                                                                                                                                    Communicate the value of CTP
          Filmmaking                                                      Seamless Pathways in 10 Areas                                                                                                            Compare competencies/content
                                                                                                                                                    Improve involvement of stakeholders
         From Textiles, Furniture - to Bio-Tech                          Track Accountability                                                                                                                     Recommendations summarized and submitted
                                                                                                                                                    Encourage professional development
         Health Care – DaVinci Surgical Robot – ECU                      Statewide Articulation Agreement                                                                                                         Responses incorporating revisions
                                                                                                                                                    Secure funding for sustainable results
                                                                          Statewide Strategic Plan                                                                                                                 Final Draft submitted for final review and action
II. Education                                                             Funding to Consortiums                                                                                                         5. Articulation Draft Review ( 3-6 Months)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Typed from Findings and Recommendations
A. Secondary (115) http://www.ncpublicschools.org                      B.   Strategies toward Seamless Transitions                        V. Competitive Enhancement Grants                                         Reviewed by Team Members
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Reviewed by Instructional VP’s & Faculty
      1. Culture and Language                                          Articulation                                                       1. Formula                                                                Presented at CTP Conference and VP Meeting
      2. Completion Rate                                                   An identified CTE high school course that is awarded                Consortium 1/3 Postsecondary 2/3 Secondary                         e-mail Review On-Going - 3 Revisions,
      3. Courses of Study (4)                                               credit at the community college when students meet                  $43,000 per consortium with $7,000 for each high         6. Criteria to Award Articulated College Credit
                 Career Prep                                               criteria. (Grade of B, 80 on VOCats) – 85 State Wide                    school in the consortium                                        Grade of B or higher in the course, and;
                 College Tech Prep                                    Huskins Bill                                                                                                                                 A raw score of 80 or higher on the standardized
                 College University Prep                                  A course set up for high school students taught by college    2. Selection Process                                                       VoCATS post-assessment.
                 Occupational Course of study                              faculty. High school students earn college credit.                      Peer-Reviewed -Across State                               In order to receive articulated credit, students must enroll
                                                                            Community college courses cannot supplant existing high                 Rubric – In RFP                                           at the community college within two years of their high
     4. Pathways - Matcch Community College Course Study                   school course taught in that district.                                  Consensus Scored Ranked                                   school graduation date.
            1. Agriculture and Natural Resources                       Dual /Concurrent Enrollment/Credit                                                                                                 7. Perceived Benefits of Articulated Credit
            2. Biological and Chemical                                      A community college course offered on a college campus       3. Goals of Enhancement                                                   Value added service
            3. Business                                                      and taught by college faculty. High school students                    Link Secondary to Postsecondary                                Students take more advanced courses
            4. Commercial and Artistic Production                            attend with college students and earn college credit.                  Provide for staff in-service training                          Parents save money on tuition
            5. Construction                                            Early College High School                                                    Include training for counselors                                Encourages students to enroll in CC
            6. Engineering                                                 Open to all students, The population must mirror that of                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                    Provide equal access for students                               Provides an incentive to study further
            7. Health Sciences                                              the district , School years 9 -13 or 9 -12, The high school
                                                                                                                                          4. Status                                                                 Students finish quicker and start work
            8. Industrial                                                   is on a college campus, , Students complete the program
                                                                                                                                                    Reviewed 43 Grants
            9. Public Services                                              with HS diploma and an Associate Degree (AAS, AS,                                                                             8. Consistent Awarding of Articulated Credit.
                                                                            AA) or two years for transferable college credit Early                  Funded (32 CC - 46 LEA)
            10. Transportation
                                                                                                                                                    Total Funding $896,790 CC $1,793,520 LEA                 How and When is Articulated Credit transmitted from HS
            11. Arts and Sciences                                           College prepares students for job market or university The                                                                         to CC & Recorded on the Transcript
                                                                            early college can focus on a theme ie: Health Sciences,                 July 1, 2006– June 30, 2008
                                                                                                                                                                                                              How is this information communicated to the student
B. Community Colleges (58) www.nccommunitycolleges.edu                      Information Technology, etc.

NATPL – Forum – 11/01/06          North Carolina – College Tech Prep                                                                                                                                                                                                     1
                                                                          1. Value a Career Technical Education                      10. How do we reach and engage our Stakeholders               X. Annual Evaluation 2006
                                                                          College Flyers, Brochures, Curriculum Guides                       Parents – Lunch with Counselors
                                                                          Web Sites, Billboards , Awards                                     Students – Education Awareness Campaign              1. Rise of the Academy Model
VII. Local HS/College Strategy - Scholarship                          2. Grow Articulation                                                    Faculty – Great Faculty Retreat                             Homeland Security – Central Piedmont CC
                                                                          Expand Course Offerings                                                                                                         Finance – Forsyth CC
          Guilford Technical Community College                            Teach advanced subject matter at CC                        IX. Annual Evaluation 2005                                           Bio-Tech – Forsyth CC
                                                                          Postsecondary curriculum depth                                 10% of CTP funds go toward evaluation                           Pre- Engineering-Forsyth CC
    Jamestown, NC 27282 336-334-4822 www.gtcc.edu                         HS/CC faculty collaboration                                    Discuss project and implications                                Architecture – Onslow CC
                        CTP Scholarship                                                                                                  How the information is being used                               HVAC- Onslow CC
         Rationale , Eligibility                                     3. Improve Counseling                                               Improvements that have been made                                Health Occupations – Johnston CC
                                                                          Enhance Career Resources - Chowan CC                                                                                            Integration of Math Science – Nash CC
         Benefits – Students GTCC                                        Seamless 4+2+2 - Guilford CC                               1.   Enrollment increases in CTP course of study….
         Funded       Contact: Bill Eversole                             Professional Development - Isothermal CC                       Math rigor has increased at HS                           2. Leadership and Commitment at the Top
                                                                      4. Thrive on Innovation                                             2006 additional math requirement 4 units                       Cooperative Leadership Council – Caldwell CC
                                                                          IT – MagIT -Catawba Valley CC                                                                                                  CTP Advisory Committee. McDowell CC
Number for CTP Completers Receiving the CTP                               Academy - HVAC, Electrical Servicing-Coastal               2.   More seniors indicate they will attend a two-year post
Scholarship is increasing                                                 Learning Communities -Fayetteville Tech CC                      secondary institution…                                   3. Articulation Taking Hold
                                                                          Law Enforcement and Finance - Forsyth CC                       Increased CC enrollments in rural areas                        Awarding on Transcript- AB Tech CC
Activity               2002      2003          2004        2005           IT, Health Transportation-Wilkes CC                            Attendance of seniors in dual enrolled classes                 Special Student Enrolled in College –Craven CC
Scholarships offered   96        160           322                        Medical / Health Science- Pitt CC & Nash CC                    Community College not the second choice
Awards Used            54        85            147                                                                                                                                                 4. Dissemination of Career Information
Pell Grants            10        24            75                     5. Insist on Equal Access                                       3.   Some CTP students could be part of Workforce                    Parents Night Out –Richmond CC
                                                                          Diversity Project- Fayetteville TCC                             Investment Act Programs…                                        Day Long Career Fair at Beauford CC
Non Enrolled           32        51            100
                                                                          Changing Demographics- Isothermal CC                           Link needs bolstering                                           Marine Exploration- COA-Dare CC
                                                                          Non Traditional Collision Repair –McDowell TC                  Serve on local Youth Councils
                                                                      6. Support Contextual Learning                                                                                                5. Entrepreneurship Conference – Gaston CC
     Guilford Technical Community College                                 Hands on Lab Johnston Tech CC                              4.   Data to support job placement is key
CTP Scholarship Recipient Orientation                                     Develop Teaching Materials Craven CC                           HS and registrar communication critical                  6. Student Leadership Conference – Catawba CC
                                                                          Learning Communities Fayetteville Tech CC                      Communicate the “value added” to program completers
    Campus Orientation , Advanced Standing Credit
                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. www.Findyourcareer.org – Southeastern CC
    Study Skills , Test Taking Skills                                7. Collaborate with Business                                    5.   Improve match between articulated credits earned in
    Placement Test Information , Academic Advising and                   Business Councils - Guilford Tech CC                            high school and awarded at CC
                                                                                                                                          Timing is articulated credit transfer                    XI. Comments, Questions, Suggestions
     Registration , Six Hours                                             Economic Development- Isothermal CC
                                                                          Increase Business in College -Richmond CC                      Early transcripting of articulated credit

The CTP Scholarship Program has Impact of AAS Program                     Increase Completers -Central Piedmont CC
                                                                                                                                      6.   Remediation rates appear to have leveled                 CTP Web Sites
Enrollment Growth                                                         Apprenticeships -Alamance CC
                                                                      8. Encourage Professional Development                                   Compare Remediation rates to SAT scores?             www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/Tech_Prep/index.html
                                                                          Collaborative Professional Development                             Help students and parents take ASSET seriously
Program Area                     2002     2003        2004 2005
                                                                          Faculty Retreats, Advisory Teams - Sampson CC                      Encourage new remediation reduction models           Ted Summey
Business Technologies            12       36          68                                                                              7.   Improve the use of data and evaluations for program
                                                                          Great Teachers - Fayetteville Tech CC                                                                                    Section Chief Special Services
Early Childhood Assoc. Tech.     8        14          38                                                                                   improvement and program effectiveness….
                                                                          Distance Learning - Wilkes CC                                                                                            Department of Public Instruction
Engineering Technologies         6        9           34                                                                                      Some consortia are using evaluation data for
                                                                       9. Annual Conference
                                                                                                                                               program improvement                                  tsummey@dpi.state.nc.us
Automotive Technologies          9        11          27                                                                                   
                                                                           Themes - New Schools - Awareness, Progress, Award                  Data is shared with consortia leadership and         (919) 807-3870
                                                                                                                                               governing boards
                                                                            Grants CTP -101 - Articulation, Collaboration, Courses,
                                                                            Evaluation, Courses                                                                                                     Robert J. Witchger
                                                                          Faculty Teaching                                                                                                         Associate Director for College Tech Prep
                                                                          Learning Communities
VIII. CTP Grant Themes                                                    Organization
                                                                                                                                                                                                    200 W. Jones Street Raleigh, NC 27603
                                                                               1/2 Day Pre Conference 1 Day Conference                                                                             witchgerb@nccommunitycolleges.edu
    Increase Capacity of College Freshman                                     Start 8:00 AM - End Lunch - Day two                                                                                 (919) 807-7126
    Fund Pilots - Middle &Early College                                       One Hour Sessions
    Reduce Drop Out Rate                                                      Key Notes - Lunch and Breakfast
    Develop Job Placement Strategies                                          Network Receptions
                                                                               Extended 15 min Breaks
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