CTE Programs - Central Region Tech Prep

CTE Programs:
Moving to Pathways with Courses
A Pathway Must:
1.Be associated with sector(s) within an industry or encompass a
function that crosses industry sectors.
2.The scope of a pathway may be influenced by size and number of
opportunities in the related industry and available college
3.Provide opportunities to prepare for a range of careers.
a.multiple employment opportunities after high school.
b.opportunities for students to enter and succeed in
postsecondary and continuing education programs.
4.Prepare students to transfer skills required for employment in the
range of occupations aligned to the pathway.
5.Be structured so that students have the opportunity to learn skills
across the pathway as well as in specialized areas.
A Career Pathway Structure
FY14- New Standards, Courses & Tests
Structure of NEW CTE Content Standards
Format of the NEW Design
Technical Content Standards
Course & Unit Descriptions
Strands are large content areas under which multiple outcomes are organized.
» Includes a concise description that captures multiple, broad areas of
learner knowledge and skills expected across the strand and, to the
extent possible, the multiple outcomes under the strand.
» Outcomes are overreaching statements that summarizes the
knowledge and skills described in the overall set of individual
competencies that follow.
» Competencies are specific statements of essential knowledge or
skill to be learned in the components of the pathway program.
Health Science Career Field
and Sports
Health and
Health Science Pathways
Health Science CTE Technical Content Standards
One Common Strand:
Business 21st Century Standards
Knowledge Management
Financial Management
Business Ethics and Law
Business Leadership and Communication
Business Literacy
Business Operations
Global Environment
CTE Course Structure
Why Courses?
Course Development Considerations
Health Science and
Human Services Career Field
Elements of a Sample Course Outline:
Exercise Science & Sports Medicine Pathway
Nutrition & Wellness
Subject Code: 179003
Course & Unit Descriptions
Health Science 2012 Career Field Technical Content Standards
All Pathways
Exercise & Athletic
Bio-Stats in ES & SM
Exercise Physiology
& Biochemistry
Nutrition &
Fitness Evaluation &
Athletic Injuries &
Sports Exercise
Academic Standards
Using Content Standards:
Building a Course of Study
of Study
End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments
Career-Technical Education Technical Assessment Redesign
Highlights of Assessment Features
• All pathways will have a test.
• Pathway tests are comprised of end of course
(EOC) exams.
• Any combination of EOC tests can be used to
calculate a total test score.
• Seniors will have same FY13 tests available.
• 9-11 students should begin taking new end of
course tests.
• Pretest development underway.
• Recognition for student achievement.
Support Transcripted Credit
Role of Industry Credentials
• To what extent are we…
Chasing Credentials
Buying into industry credentials that have value to
businesses in our communities?
“Credentials are relevant to employers only to the
extent that it leads to more productive employees.”
• Industry credential attainment will be reported on
Local District Report card and the CTE report
card. --Criteria will be forthcoming.
Developing a Program of Study
Program of Study Design Framework:
Essential Components of a
Program of Study
Course Sequences
Credit Transfer Agreements
Industry Certifications and Licenses
Guidance Counseling and Academic Advisement
Electronic Submission
Proposed to go live: ~October 15th
Form self-populates much of the data
Use of electronic signatures
Written directions on ODE webpage
Opt to view Webinar
CTE- 26 Process
• Identify Program Type
–New program; Renewal of Existing; Middle
• Alignment
–Post-Secondary; Secondary
• CTE-26
• Assurance Page
• Timeline for Submitting
CTE-26 Approval Process
Electronically submitted to ODE
[email protected]
Receipt notice sent to district contact, Tech
Prep Regional Center CA’s and career field
consultants within two days
Paper applications still accepted although
prefer scanned documents
CTE-26 Approval Process
Career field consultants work with districts to
verify intent, correct errors and make
60 day timeframe for consultants to approve,
not approve or withdraw applications
Approval letters sent via email to district
contact and Tech Prep Regional Center CA’s
within 2 days of approval
3317.161 Approval of New CTE Programming
• The budget specifies that a city, local or exempted
village school district, community school, or STEM
school that wishes to offer CTE programming must
first seek approval of the lead district in the career
technical planning district (CTPD).
• The intention is to increase student access to
valuable CTE programs while maintaining a
coordinated delivery of services
Approval of CTE Programming for FY15
The lead district’s decision to approve or disapprove
shall include but is not limited to:
A. Demand for the CTE program in industries in the state
Quality of the program
Attainment for industry credentials or PS education
Admission requirements of lead district
Past performance of the district or school
Traveling distance
Availability of the program within the CTPD
The cost to begin the program
The following timelines will govern the program
application process.
• Approval is valid for five years following the fiscal
year in which the program was approved.
• Lead districts must approve or disapprove CTE
programming applications no later than March 1st.
• Appeals may be made to the department not later
than March 15.
• The department will notify the district or school
and the lead district of its decision to approve or
disapprove by May 15.
CTE Renewal Timelines
FY14= 2013–2014 School Yr.
FY15= 2014–2015 School Yr.
FY16= 2015–2016 School Yr.
FY17= 2016–2017 School Yr.
FY18= 2017–2018 School Yr.
Program Renewal
• As stated in Ohio’s Perkins IV Five-Year Plan, all
state-approved secondary career-technical
programs are to be renewed on a 5 year cycle.
• For this year we are asking that all Information
Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing
Technologies career field programs submit an
FY15 CTE-26 application with a Program of Study.
Isaac Kershaw, Ph.D.
Assistant Director
Office of Career-Technical Education
25 South Front Street, MS 606 | Columbus, Ohio 43215-4183
[email protected]
614-644-5922 desk-phone

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