SAP 9-14 IT Pathway Employer Sponsored Pathways Background In an effort to increase the number of qualified IT professionals, multinational software company, SAP, is partnering with high schools and community colleges to create 9-14 pathways in IT where students earn college credit while in high school toward an industry-recognized degree. Background SAP had partnered with: • NYC Public Schools to open B-TECH Early College High School in the fall of 2014 (http://www.btechnyc.org/). • Templeton High School in Vancouver (brochure included) Now Boston! Other Employer Sponsored Models Schools Partners Pathways to Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) IBM Chicago STEM Schools (5 schools) IBM, Motorola, Verizon, Microsoft, and Cisco Business Technology Early College High School (B-TECH) SAP Project Overview • Influence design and development • Curriculum Planning (Industry Partner) • Influence design and development • Skills analysis • Work-based learning • Mentorships • Internships • SAP Certifications/UA A.S Degree Program: • Internet Technology IT Pathway – Offered by the Computer Information Technology Department (Higher Education Partner) (K-12 Partner) • Influence design and development • Curriculum planning • Program design and student supports • Pathways coordination • Integrated work-based learning Key Stakeholders and Responsibilities Project Overview Potential pathways following Grade 14 (Industry Partner) 1. SAP jobs, e.g., IT Associate, PreSales Associate, Development Associate, etc. IT Pathway 2. Work with SAP Customer/Partner (Higher Education Partner) (K-12 Partner) 3. Continue on to earn 4-year degree (Bachelor’s) Skills Mapping to Curriculum Skills Documentation Skills/Curriculum Map Skills/Curriculum Map Identify entry level jobs – Validated by LM Data Identify AS degree pathways Understand AAS degree requirements Order skills by complexity – Technical Skills vs. Professional Skills Work with community college to develop course scope and sequence Connecting skills to courses & curricula Backwards map specific work-ready/21st Century skills to 9th grade Summarize expertise to perform entry level jobs Develop job descriptions with defined competencies Developing an integrated scope and sequence Providing work-based professional development for school staff Determine set of academic outcomes, potential project topics and work-based learning opportunities Provide professional development for school staff 8 06/17/13 Expertise Taxonomy Skills Mapping to Curriculum Skills BHCC Corresponding Courses and Other Opportunities Technical: CIT216 - Visual Basic IT Quality Management/Assurance CIT162 – Introduction to Networking IT Release and Production Management CMT111 - HTML/Dreamweaver IT Deployment and Change Management CIT162- Introduction to Networking Risk Management CIT268 or CIT270 - Windows Operating Systems or Linux Administration/Lab Scope Management Professional: Work-based learning team projects Communication Internships Critical Problem Solving Presentations Negotiation Skills Project planning Planning Management Time Management 06/17/13 Expertise Taxonomy CHS Corresponding Courses and Other Opportunities Dual credit: Intro to IT Problem-Solving Daily integrated work-based learning with emphasis on project-based learning Mentorships Job Shadows Presentations Work-based Learning How Charlestown High School students experience work-based learning Middle School High School High School Career Awareness • • • • Guest speakers Field trips Career fairs Mentorships High School High School Career Exploration • • • • • Project-based learning Job shadows Service learning Internships Mentorships College Career Immersion • • • • Deep internships Paid apprenticeships Capstone project Mentorships Work-based Learning Short-term Work-based Learning Plan • Employees from SAP will participate in a month of service at Charlestown High School during the month of October. • SAP will participate in recruitment activities such as daylong IT exposure events in December. • SAP employees will participate in a job shadow day coordinated by the Boston PIC on January 30, 2015. • SAP employees will participate in Mock Interview week, which will be held at the Boston PIC offices in April 2015. Summer • SAP will continue to participate in recruitment activities • SAP will organize Charlestown High School mentoring program and assign mentors Long-term work-based learning Activities • Career speakers • Co-teaching (workshop in a box) • Mentoring • Job shadows • Internships Lessons Learned • Will our students be competitive for jobs where candidates with Bachelor’s degrees are typically hired? • Making sure SAP is equipped to hire our students – working with their HR department • What about other employers? SAP cannot accommodate everyone! • There has to be an effort for to onboard employers. • JFF has a huge role in coordinating efforts between all of these stakeholders. What’s our sustainability plan to ensure successful continuation? Is this a replicable model? • Work with local liaison • Solidify work plan • Bigger picture: How does JFF work with other districts to coordinate these efforts when at a distance? How do we build capacity for others to take on? ELIZABETH SANTIAGO PROJECT DIRECTOR [email protected] TEL 617.728.4446 FAX 617.728.4857 [email protected] 88 Broad Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02110 122 C Street, NW, Suite 650, Washington, DC 20001 WWW.JFF.ORG Timing Overview (Sept. to Dec. 2014) September October November December 1. MOUs and Agreements 2. Integrated Pathways Design 3. Work-based Learning 4. Marketing and Recruitment 5. Student Supports and Professional Development Tasks Accomplished: MOU Signed, Agreements defined and signed, developed course scope and sequence, curriculum alignment complete, SAP month of service complete, and recruitment program developed and December event executed. Timing Overview (Jan. to May 2015) January February March April May 1. MOUs and Agreements 2. Integrated Pathways Design 3. Work-based Learning 4. Marketing and Recruitment 5. Student Supports and Professional Development Tasks Accomplished: Instructional support and professional development materials developed, SAP participates in job shadows and mock interviews, January recruitment activity complete, student support programs identified and master schedule for 2015 created. Timing Overview (June to Sept. 2014) June July August September 1. MOUs and Agreements 2. Integrated Pathways Design 3. Work-based Learning 4. Marketing and Recruitment 5. Student Supports and Professional Development Tasks Accomplished: Professional development developed and delivered, summer bridge program developed and delivered, mentoring program developed and executed, PROGRAM LAUNCHED!