CAPE Industry Certifications - Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education
Region Principals’ Meeting
November 2014
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
 Introductions
 Legislation
 CAPE/Career Themed
 Industry Certifications
 Florida Standards
 Quality CTE Programs
 Program Areas
Year In Review
OCP Automation
Perkins Re-submission (met and/or
exceeded Secondary goals)
23 National Model Career
7 out of 22 “Distinguished” Career
#1 Career Academy in the
Nation—Southwest AOF
A-1 Item Recognition at the May
School Board meeting
First-time ever banner recognizing
MEGA NAF Student Conference
Received $100,000 Internship
sponsorship by JPMorgan Chase
Inaugural “In the Spotlight”
Completed three new Programs of
Study with MDC
Largest class of summer
internships (526)
Dual enrollment credit with MDC
for internship program
CTE Demonstration Classroom
Millenium Access Point
More targeted professional development
Continued work on development of EOCs
Announcement of Microsoft IT Academies
Continue Career Pathway development
Reduction of “paper” – using Livebinders
[email protected] – CTEC (December 6, 2014) at MDC
NEW events at the MDC Fair
Continued work and partnerships with business
partners—OCOG, CareerSource South Florida
Greater participation in FACTE
Industry Certification Attainment reflected in student
transcripts –effective with class of 2014
Legislation 2014
Middle School Grades Model
High School Grades Model
HB 7031 High School Diploma/Graduation
SB 850 Education
HB 487 Agriculture Industry Certifications
2,683 more attempts than last year
76.90% pass rate, compared to 78.97% last year
Legislation 2014
Legislation 2014
HB 7031
High School Diploma
• May substitute industry certifications for which there is a
statewide college credit articulation agreement for math
or science credit.
• Principles of Agribusiness – course number 8009120 –
fulfills the economics high school graduation
• Section 1003.4285, F.S. Merit Designation (no change from last
– Recognizes student attainment of one or more
industry certifications from the list established under
s. 1003.492 known as CAPE Industry Certification
Funding List (ICFL)
District Operations
Section 1003.02 F.S.
Return on Investment (ROI)
• Notify parents of students who earn industry
certifications that articulate for postsecondary
credit of cost savings (tuition and fees) and
provide additional information on additional
industry certifications available to students.
Two bills include significant changes to the CAPE
Act including the Industry Certification Funding List
and the Florida Education Finance Program
(FEFP) calculation
• House Bill 487
• Senate Bill 850
Agriculture Industry Certifications
Adds a requirement for the Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer Services to provide
industry certifications for farm occupations to be
considered for placement on the Industry
Certification Funding List and the Postsecondary
Industry Certification Funding List to the State
Board and the Florida Department of Education.
CAPE Act Related Sections
• Removes the funding cap of 0.3 for the CAPE Industry
– NOTE: A cap of 0.1 per fiscal year was added for
elementary and middle grades students
• Removes the total funding cap of $60 million
• Requires teacher bonuses to be paid for all types of
certifications with the exception of the CAPE Digital Tool
CAPE Act Related Sections
Authorizes the Commissioner of Education to limit
CAPE Industry Certifications and CAPE Digital
Tool certificates to students in certain grades
based upon formal recommendations by providers
of the certifications
Industry Certifications
CAPE Industry Certification Funding List
• Created by the Division of Career and Adult
• Approved by the State Board of Education
each year
• For inclusion:
– The certification shall be on the “Comprehensive Industry
Certification List.”
– The certification shall be achievable by secondary students.
– The certification shall require a minimum of 150 hours of
Industry Certifications
New CAPE Industry Certification Funding List:
Types of Certifications/Courses
Listing on CAPE ICFL
Brief description
CAPE Digital Tool
s. 1003.4203(3)
s. 1008.44(b)
CAPE Industry Certifications s. 1003.4203(4)
For elementary and middle grades students
Up to 15 certificates in the following areas: word
processing; spreadsheets; sound, motion, and color
presentations; digital arts; cybersecurity; coding
Do not articulate for college credit
For students in Grades 6 through 12
s. 1008.44(a)
CAPE Acceleration Industry
s. 1003.4203(5)(b)
s. 1008.44(e)
Certifications with 15 or more college credit hours
CAPE Innovation Courses
s. 1003.4203(5)(a)
s. 1008.44(d)
Up to five courses that combine academic and career
performance outcomes with embedded industry
certifications may be approved
Include at least two third-party assessments, one of which
is identified on the Industry Certification Funding List
CAPE Digital Tool Certificates
• Will be included on the CAPE Industry
Certification Funding List
– Not a separately adopted list
• Includes 13 certificates
• FLDOE will be moving ADOBE012 – Adobe
Certified Associate for Photoshop to a CAPE
Digital Tool Certificate designation for 2015-16
Test Administration Procedures for 2014-15*
• To report industry certifications, the following procedures must be
followed for all written examinations:
– Exam is not proctored by the individual providing the direct
instruction for the industry certification or certificate, except under
extremely limited conditions.
• If only one individual is approved by the certifying agency as a
proctor, the teacher may proctor the exams and must be
independently monitored by a second individual who does not
provide direct instruction for the industry certification content to
the individuals taking the test(s).
– Exam questions are delivered in a secure manner and paper-based
tests are not available to the proctor for an extended period of time.
– Exam is scored by certifying agency (cannot be scored by anyone at
the district).
– Exam is administered in accordance with the certifying agency
– Exam must not have administered more than 3 times during the
academic year with a minimum of 30 days between test
*Refer to Weekly Briefing #16579
2014-15 FEFP
• Calculated based on students in career-themed
courses in 2013-14 who earned industry
certifications on the ICFL
• Bonuses must be distributed in 2014-15 to
eligible teachers based on certifications funded
in the 2014-15 FEFP calculation
– Bonuses are funded by the district from the funds
generated in the FEFP calculation for the add-on
FTE. There is no separate funding source.
2014-15 FEFP
• Calculation for high school students will not be
capped at 0.3 FTE per student
• Middle grades students earning industry
certifications on the “CAPE Industry Certification
Funding List” will be included for a maximum of
0.1 FTE
Teacher Bonus Language
• For industry certifications earned in the 2013-14 school
year and in subsequent years, the school district shall
distribute to each classroom teacher who provided direct
instruction toward the attainment of an industry
certification that qualified for additional full-time
equivalent membership...
– $25 for each student taught by a teacher who
provided instruction in a course that led to the
attainment of an industry certification on the 2013-14
Industry Certification Funding List with a weight of
– $50 for each student taught by a teacher who
provided instruction in a course that led to the
attainment of an industry certification on the 2013-14
Industry Certification Funding List with a weight of
Teacher Bonus Language
• Additional Teacher Bonus Language:
– Bonuses awarded pursuant to this paragraph shall be provided
to teachers who are employed by the district in the year in which
the additional FTE membership calculation is included in the
– Bonuses shall be calculated based upon the associated weight
of an industry certification on the Industry Certification Funding
List for the year in which the certification is earned by the
– Any bonus awarded to a teacher under this paragraph may not
exceed $2,000 in any given school year and is in addition to any
regular wage or other bonus the teacher received or is
scheduled to receive.
• All teachers whose instruction leads to the industry certification
attainment must receive the bonus *excludes digital certificates
– Bonus is not pro-rated among the eligible teachers
2015-16 FEFP
• Calculated based on students in career-themed
courses in 2014-15 who earned industry
• Will include the following:
– New weights: 0.5 FTE and 1.0 FTE for certifications
with articulation agreements of 15 credits or more
– New CAPE Digital Tool Certificates for elementary
and middle grades students at a weight of 0.025 FTE
per certificate earned up to a maximum of 0.1 FTE
New Funding Weights for 2015-16
Listing on CAPE ICFL
Funding Weight
CAPE Digital Tool Certificates
0.025 FTE per certificate earned by students in elementary and
middle school grades
CAPE Industry Certifications
0.2 FTE for certifications with statewide articulation agreements
(up to 15 credits)
0.1 FTE for certifications without statewide articulation
CAPE Acceleration Industry
CAPE Innovation Courses
0.5 FTE for certifications that articulate for 15 to 29 college
credit hours
1.0 FTE for certifications that articulate for 30 or more college
credit hours
Still under development (for 2015-16 academic year)
0.3 FTE for student completion of the courses and the
embedded certifications
Teacher Bonus Language for 2015-16
• Bonus Values:
– $25 for each student taught by a teacher who
provided instruction in a course that led to the
attainment of an industry certification on the 2014-15
Industry Certification Funding List with a weight of
– $50 for each student taught by a teacher who
provided instruction in a course that led to the
attainment of an industry certification on the 2014-15
Industry Certification Funding List with a weight of
0.2, 0.3, 0.5, or 1.0.
Web Resources
DOE Website – CAPE Act
•Industry Certification Funding Lists and the Career and Professional
Academy/career-themed course registration sites are available here.
CareerSource Florida – Comprehensive Industry Certification List
•Comprehensive Industry Certification List is available here.
Rule 6A-6.0573, F.A.C.-- Industry Certification Process
*Q. For the 2014-15 FEFP, has the
0.3 FTE funding cap per student been
Yes, for high school students. There is no longer a
0.3 FTE funding cap for high school students.
*Questions presented by Tara Goodman and Sean Friend at FACTE,
Q. Will middle grades students who
earn industry certifications on the
2013-14 ICFL be included in the
2014-15 FEFP calculation?
Yes. Middle grades students earning industry
certifications on the 2013-14 Industry Certification
Funding List will be included in the calculation up
to a maximum of 0.1 FTE.
Q. When will CAPE Digital Tool
Certificates be funded?
In the 2015-16 FEFP. There is a 0.1 FTE funding
cap per fiscal year for elementary and middle
grades students.
Q. Are districts required to pay teacher bonuses
for students who earn CAPE Digital Tool
No. Teachers bonuses are only required to be paid
for industry certifications earned on the CAPE
Industry Certification Funding List.
Q. If a middle grades student earns a CAPE Digital Tool
Certificate that is also part of an exam bundle, can the
Digital Tool exam be used toward attainment of another
No. Middle grades student who earn additional FTE
membership for a CAPE Digital Tool certificate may not
use the previously funded examination to satisfy the
requirements for earning a CAPE Industry Certification.
Example: Middle grades student earns the Microsoft
Office Specialist for Excel; that exam may not be used
and funded as part of the MOS bundle (MICRO069).
Q. When will CAPE Innovation
courses be implemented?
•CAPE Innovation Courses are currently under
development and are expected to be implemented
for the 2015-16 academic school year.
Q. Does enrollment in a Career and
Professional Academy qualify
students who earn industry
certifications for add-on FTE in the
• No. Students must be enrolled in registered
career-themed courses to qualify for add-on
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Upcoming Professional Development
Events and Deadlines
• FLDOE Fall Professional Development
– Focus on Florida Standards and CTE
• Weston (Bonaventure)—October 29-30
• CTE Professional Development
– November 4, 2014
– February 17, 2015
– Ongoing Livebinder training
• CAPE Applications (Open window possibly
around November 13
• Career Themed Registration, Refer to Weekly
Briefing #16581
– Due by November 7
CTE Program Area Updates
Business, IT and Marketing Education
AgriScience, Public Service and
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health Science Education
Industrial & Technology Education
Definition of CAPE
• Career and Professional Academy that offers at
least one industry certification on the Industry
Certification Funding List through enrollment in
Secondary CTE courses.
• Includes following essential elements:
• Small learning community
• College-prep curriculum with a career theme
• Partnerships with employers, community &
higher education
Components of CAPE Registration
Seven Sections
Academy Information
II. Academy Elements
III. Academy Type
IV. Industry Certifications
V. Certifications Earned
VI. Performance Elements
VII. Contact Information
Career-Themed vs. CAPE
Career -Themed
• Course aligned to an Industry Certification
• Teacher must be industry certified in the area of
the exam being administered.
• Program of study (sequence of courses)
Important Notes
• Registration of High School CAPE academies and a
separate Middle School CAPE registration window
opened in October and the deadlines have come and
gone. Currently, we are in the registration period for
Career-themed courses, due November 7 for both
middle and high school levels.
• There are two steps to complete the registration
• Step One – Initial registration and data input
• Step Two – Verification and submission by
Superintendent or Designee
Business, IT and Marketing Education
Classroom Visit /Program Evaluation
• Preparedness
• Current CTE Curriculum Frameworks
• Professional Development Plan
• I Industry Certified
• ii Attend District & School Inservice Activities
• Appropriate Equipment & Software
• Instructional Materials
• Program Quality
• Proper sequence of courses
• Participation in CTSO (Career & Technical Student Organization)
• Use of Technology in teaching
• Parent & Community Involvement
• Appropriate student/instructor ratios
• Classroom interaction
• Teacher Engagement
• Student Engagement
• Classroom/storage areas
• Literature rich classroom
• Facilities clean and Safe
Industry Certifications
New Certifications
Certification Alignment
Middle School Certifications
Intent to Pursue
Testing Rules for Industry
Industry Certifications
ADOBE010 Dreamweaver
ADOBE011 Flash
ADOBE012 Photoshop
ADOBE020 Illustrator
ADOBE021 InDesign
INTUIT001 QuickBooks
AHLAE010 HTMP Front Desk Supervisor
Testing Rules for Industry Certification
November 4 Turner Tech PD
Media Center
Business, IT, Marketing &
Diversified Education
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
AgriScience and Natural Resources Education
Current Certifications
FLBR2001 Certified Agricultural Technician
FLBR2002 Certified Agricultural Biotechnology
FNGLA 001 Certified Horticulture Professional
FLVMA 002 Certified Veterinary Assistant
AgriScience and Natural Resources Education
Program Industry Certifications & Requirements:
•FLVMA002 Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVA) requires 500hrs Practical Skill
•Accreditation Entity -Florida Veterinary Medical Association for students enrolled in
•Veterinary Assisting (All Level 3 honors)
•8111510 Veterinary Assisting 1
•8111540 Veterinary Assisting 2
•8111550 Veterinary Assisting 3
•8111520 Veterinary Assisting 4
•8111530 Veterinary Assisting 5
•Accreditation Entity
•Florida Veterinary Medical Association
•FLFBR001 Agricultural Technician Certification. Accreditation Entity
•Florida Farm Bureau Federation - for students enrolled in
8106810 Agriscience Foundations (Level 3 honors)
8106820 Agritechnology 1
8106830 Agritechnology 2
AgriScience and Natural Resources Education
FLFBR002 Agriculture Biotechnology Certification.
Accreditation Entity Florida Farm Bureau Federation for students enrolled in
Agriculture Biotechnology (All Level 3 honors)
8106810 Agriscience Foundations
8106850 Agricultural Biotechnology 2
8106860 Agricultural Biotechnology 3
FNGLA001 Florida Certified Horticulture Professional (Accreditation Entity Florida Nursery
Growers & Landscapers Association) for students enrolled in
Horticulture Science & Services (All Level 3 honors)
8106810 Agriscience Foundations 1
8121510 Introductory Horticulture 2
8121520 Horticulture Science 3
Landscape Operations (All Level 3 honors)
8106810 Agriscience Foundations 1
8121510 Introductory Horticulture 2
8121520 Horticulture Science 3
Environmental Resources (All Level 3 honors)
8106810 Agriscience Foundations 1
8106850 Agriculture Biotechnology 2
8113010 Environmental Resources 3
8113020 Environmental Resources 4
Family and Consumer Sciences
Program Industry Certifications and
Requirements accreditation Entities:
•National Restaurant Association
(NRA) Education Fund
•Florida Department of Children and
Families (DCF) via Florida Department
of Education
Family and Consumer Sciences
Early Childhood Education
(During Course 2 and 3 of program of study)*
• Early Childhood Professional Certification (ECPC)
• Department of Children and Families (DCF) 45 hour module Exam)
• Additional requirements to meet Florida childcare worker standards.
(Scheduled and coordinated by District CTE CSS -January to May )
Family and Consumer Sciences
Program Industry Certifications
Culinary Arts
8800510 Culinary Arts 1
8800520 Culinary Arts 2
8800530 Culinary Arts 3
8800540 Culinary Arts 4 (Level 3 Honors)
NRAEF003 Certified Professional Food Manager ServSafe
And NRAEF002 National ProStart Certified Achievement
Early Childhood Education
NRAEF003 Certified Professional Food Manager ServSafe
8405110 Early Childhood Education NEW 1
8405120 Early Childhood Education NEW 2
8405130 Early Childhood Education NEW 3
8405140 Early Childhood Education NEW 4
ADOBE 012 Adobe Certified Associate – Photoshop
Fashion Technology & Design Services
8506405 Design Services Core
8506410 Principles of Fashion Design Services
8506420 Pattern Design Techniques
8506430 Fashion Design Specialist (Level 3 Honors)
Family and Consumer Sciences
Current Industry Certification
•NRAEF003 Certified Professional Food Manager ServSafe
(Paper-based Exam). To test, a student MUST be enrolled
in Culinary Arts 1-4 and complete Food Safety Training by
American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
•• NRAEF002 National ProStart Certified
Achievement. Two exams. To test a student
MUST be enrolled in Culinary Arts 3 & 4,
complete prerequisite courses and 400 hours of
mentored experience (Paper-based Exam)
Law, Public Safety & Security
Current Industry Certification
Accredited Legal Professional (ALP)
For students enrolled in
8918010 Criminal Justice Operations 1
8918020 Criminal Justice Operations 2
8918030 Criminal Justice Operations 3
*8918040 Criminal Justice Operations 4 (Track 1)
*8918040 Criminal Justice Operations 4 (Track 2)
*Industry Certification proposed for 2015-2016 Police Service Aide (PSA)
Law, Public Safety & Security
Accreditation Entities:
National Association of Legal Secretaries
(NALS) provides basic certification for legal
Accreditation for Legal Professionals (ALP)
Entry-level examination prior to Paralegal
& Professional Legal Secretary certifications
For 2015-16 -Police Service Aide (PSA) certification issued by MDC North Campus
School of Justice and endorsed by
The Florida Criminal Justice Training Center Directors Association and the Florida
Criminal Justice Education Association
Health Science Education
Health Science offers eight Industry Certifications:
• Emergency Medical Responder $100.00
•Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) $105
•Certified Electrocardiograph Technician (CET)$105
•Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) $175
•Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) $182
•Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) $404
•Pharmacy Technician PCTBD $129
•Patient Care Technician $149
Health Science Education
Accreditation and Authorization of Health
Science Education Programs:
 The Florida Board of Nursing
 The Florida Board of Nursing (BON)
• Approved Nursing Assisting
• Licensed Practical Nurse
 Florida Board of Pharmacy
 American Heart Association (CPR)
 Council on Dental Occupations
 American Association of Medical Assistants
Health Science Education
Program Requirements:
•All health science programs require 50%
clinical experience
•CNA must adhere to ratio of 1:15 for clinical
•LPN must adhere to ratio of 1:12 for clinical
All students must have liability insurance which is paid
by the district.
If students do clinical and run the risk of coming into
contact with blood borne disease, they are required to
carry special risk insurance, cost is $10.50 per student.
Health Science Education
Board of Nursing (BON) Requirements
• The BON requires that approved programs score within
10% of the state average. This average is computed
quarterly and is published in the annual report; in
January for the previous year.
• Probation is assigned based on this report.
• Remains for one (1) year, must meet minimum for the
following year.
• If successful, nothing is required. If not, the school
can continue with enrolled students, but cannot enroll
new students for the following school year.
• Must complete a new program application to continue
the CNA program.
Health Science Education
• All Industry Certifications are tied to a
program of study.
• All teachers have been offered the
opportunity to achieve the Industry
Certification offered to their students.
• Students can begin testing as early as
December of current school year.
• Florida Standards PD has been provided
this school year.
Industrial and Technology Education
Industry Certifications:
•Engineering Core (PLTW)
Industrial and Technology Education
Automotive Service Technology
•NATEF Program Accreditation is required – F.S. 1004.925
•Renew every 5 years, 2 ½ year Mid Review
•Fees - $850.00 new accreditation & $750.00 renewal plus ETL
Travel Costs (varies)
•Additional - Manufacture Specific (T-Ten, Honda PACT) $425 new
and $375.00 renewal
•Next Accreditation – Teacher must have G-1 (Maintenance & Light
•Two Advisory Committee meetings must be attended annually
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF):
Achieving Accreditation:
Accreditation Fees:
M-DCPS Advisory Committee Handbook:
Industrial and Technology Education
NCCER Sponsorship & Instructor Certification
•Program Sponsor Annual Fee – $375.00 --FL Masonry
Apprentice & Educational Foundation
•System Generated Number (SGN) – Under age 19 = $30.00,
Over age 19 = $40.00 (National Identification System)
•PD November 4th @ Turner Tech 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
•NCCER Tests can be requested at no charge through December
National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER):
NCCER Accreditation Guidelines:
NCCER Curriculum:
Florida Masonry Apprentice & Education Foundation, Inc.:
Industrial and Technology Education
Supply Funds – 2013-14 (14-15 soon)
K-8 Technology Education = $848.00
Middle School Technology Education = $873.00
High School Industrial Education = $801.00
High School Technology Education = $1,052.00
Repair of Equipment –
Must submit request form with Invoice from MDCPS Vendor listing each equipment item, include
Property Control Number if available
Send to: Ralph Bryan, Industrial Education
Pamela Lopez, Technology Education
Industrial and Technology Education
Other Important Concerns
Equipment and Software Report (FM-4253) – See Weekly Briefing
Safety – Safety Guards, Eye Protection, Machine Rules, Safety Clothing,
Hazardous Waste Removal (FM-3607)
Pest Control – All CTE –MS Family and Consumer Sciences, Childcare and
Culinary Arts Labs must process monthly pest control visitations from El Toro
Exterminator of Florida. Funds will be distributed to schools in the amount
of $240.00 per lab per year
The following Important Documents are available for ALL CTE areas at:
• Curriculum Frameworks
• Change Document – changes coming for all programs
• Course Code Directory – lists all teacher certifications for POS
• Practical Arts CTE Courses
• Teacher CTE Certifications
• Other
Curriculum Resources – Textbooks, Workbooks, web based curriculum, etc…
Industrial and Technology Education
Articulation Agreements
 Miami Dade College
 Miami International University of Art & Design
 Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
 The English Center (M-DCPS)
 Robert Morgan Educational Center
 Miami Lakes Educational Center
 Lindsey Hopkins Educational Center
 State-wide articulation with Industry Certification
 Students can also earn credits through dual enrollment
Articulation Agreement Samples
Career Technical Student Organizations
• Project-based learning curriculum resources
• Develop leadership skills and knowledge specific to
career cluster
• Individual and group achievement through
competitions, community service projects, etc.
• Encourage involvement in local, state, and national
career & community projects
• Included in strategies for School Improvement Plan
• Provides Scholarship opportunities for members
CECF, Career Education Clubs of Florida
DECA, An Association of Marketing Students
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
The National FFA Organization (FFA)
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA)
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
Skills USA
Technology Students Association (TSA)
Florida Public Service Association (FPSA)
Contact Information
The end,
Thank You!
CTE Dept. 305-693-3030

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