Personalizing Education

Report
HB5 and Endorsement Academies
Midway ISD
Historical Timeline
2005-2006:
Trainings for high school leadership team on
AchieveTexas and Career Clusters
2006-2007:
Career Academy model introduced – mainly CTE focused
2008-2009:
Transitioned high school to MISD Academies of Study
2009-2010:
Secondary Team pipeline; Academy Night event; catalog
redesign; content integration lessons
2013-2014:
High school moves to 8-period day; redesign of
Academies of Study into Endorsement Academies for
HB5 students; Accelerated Instruction courses; math
sequence change
2014-2015:
Middle school moves to 8-period day; Panther Pathways
implemented in 8 th grade
Creating a Culture
• Elementary ‘Career Day’ events
• College and career focus
• College Month/GenTX Day
• Vertical alignment/campus
pipelines
• Blurring departmental lines
• Academy Night/Course Kick-Off
• Integrated Lessons
• Academic advisement
• Updating 4-year plans
• Career Cruising ®
• Community involvement
• School Board updates/tours
Arts & Humanities
(Academy of Fine Arts, Communications & Humanities)
*Social Studies Pathway *LOTE Pathway
*Fine Arts Pathway
Business & Industry
(Academy of Business, Marketing & Finance)
(Academy of Consumer Science & Education)
(Academy of Fine Arts, Communications & Humanities)
(Academy of Veterinary & Agricultural Science)
*CTE Pathway (10 Clusters)
*English Electives Pathway
Public Services
(Academy of Consumer Science & Education)
(Academy of Health Sciences)
(Academy of Law, Government & Criminal Justice)
*CTE Pathway (5 Clusters)
*ROTC Pathway
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
(Academy of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)
*CTE Pathway (1 Cluster)
*Math Pathway
*Science Pathway
Multidisciplinary
*Advanced Courses Pathway
*4x4 Pathway
*AP Pathway
Endorsement Academies
• Existing framework allowed easier
conceptual transition
• Moved from 7 Academies of Study
to 5 Endorsement Academies
• Current course offerings support
15 Career Clusters and all 5
Endorsements
• Includes partnerships with MCC,
TSTC, GWAMA
• 8-period day provides opportunity
for exploration of interests
• 8th grade Panther Pathways class
centers around Endorsements and
building 4-year plans
Performance Acknowledgements
• Dual Credit
• Bi-Literacy
• Advanced
Placement
• PSAT, SAT, ACT
• Industry
Certifications
Distinguished Level of Achievement (Default)
• Successful Completion of Foundation Plan
• Successful Completion of 1 or more endorsements
• Completion of Algebra 2
MHS Endorsement Plan 26 credits + *2 local (28 total)
MHS Foundation Plan 22 credits + *2 local (24 total)
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English 4 credits
Science 3 credits
Math 3 credits
Social Studies 3 credits
• P.E. 1 credit
• Fine Arts 1 credit
• LOTE 2 credits
• *Electives 5.5 credits
• *Speech .5 credit
• *CTE 1 credit
Academic Advisement
September/October
• Update 4-year plans with 9th, 10th, 11th graders
November
• Course Kick-Off event (6th – 11th graders and families)
• 11th grade course selection
December
• 10th grade course selection
January
• 9th grade course selection
February
• 8th grade course selection/4-year planning through Panther Pathways
March
• Verification sheets/updates
• Master Schedule development
Outreach
School Board & Internal Community
External Community
• Annual School Board update
• Business/Industry partnerships
• Policy/guideline updates
• Course Kick-off
• Staffing needs/adjustments
• College/Career Events
• PLCs
• Professional Development
•
Junior Round-Up
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Senior Sneak-a-Peek
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College Night
• Student Clubs/Organizations
• Campus/District Site-Based Teams
• Community Service projects
• Parent Meetings
• Field Trips
• Media highlights
• College Visits
• Dual Credit Partners (MCC, TSTC)
• College Prep Course (TSTC)
Key Players
Students!
Team of 8 (School Board, Superintendent)
Curriculum Leaders/Coordinators/Specialists
Campus Administrators
Counselors (need support, encouragement, and chocolate!!)
Teachers
PTA Leaders/Members
Parents
Business/Community Partners
College Partners
Network of School Districts
P-16 or P-20 Councils
Questions?
Jeff Gasaway
Principal, Midway High School
jeff.gasaway@midwayisd.org
Ashley Canuteson
District Coordinator, College & Career Readiness/CTE
cte@midwayisd.org
Tamara Roznos
District Coordinator, Academic Pathways
Tamara.Roznos@midwayisd.org

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