DESE Update MoACTE Summer Conference 2012

MoACTE Summer Conference
July 2012
Missouri Department of Elementary and
Secondary Education
DESE Updates
ESEA Waiver
 MSIP 5
 Pathways to Prosperity
 Educator Evaluation System Pilot
Office of College and Career Readiness
Model Curriculum
 Assessment Updates
Career Education Updates
New Teacher Institute
Career Education Mentoring Program
Career Education Coordinators
Missouri Center for Career Education
Math In CTE
Literacy in CTE
Missouri Writing Project
 Missouri Reading Project
Displaced Homemaker Fee Waiver
Student Services Funding (At-Risk and Counselor)
New Teacher/Counselor Institute
89 Registered Participants
 35 secondary
 22 postsecondary
 13 both secondary and postsecondary
 23 Health Sciences
 4 Family Consumer Sciences
 42 Skilled Technical Sciences
 1 Business Education
 19 Counselors
Career Education Teacher/Counselor
Mentoring Program
Continue with Year Two Mentoring during the
2012-13 school year
Will not be starting a new mentoring class this
Career Education Coordinators
Under the direction of Bragg Stanley and Tom
Focus on Career Development and System of
Support with emphasis on gender equity and
Relocation of Region IV CEC to Columbia Area
Career Center
Addition of new CEC in St. Louis area – located at
Lewis and Clark Career Center
New CECs at Monett, Kirksville and Columbia
Missouri Center for Career Education
Scope of Work for 2012-13
 Model Curriculum Development and
 New Teacher/New Counselor Institutes
 [email protected]
Math In CTE Project
Partnership with NRCCTE
Focuses on curriculum integration to improve
mathematical understanding
Recognizes CTE teachers are teachers of Math in
CTE and not math teachers
Math In CTE Project
How does it work?
 Pairs
CTE instructors with Math instructors
 Starts with the CTE curriculum
 Identifies math that naturally occurs within CTE
 Math instructor assists CTE instructor in
broadening math concepts from specific tasks to
general math essentials.
Math In CTE Project
Family Consumer Sciences is the focus area
during the 2012-13 school year.
Instructor teams will develop and implement a
minimum of 10 enhanced Math lessons by the
end of the year
Future goals
 Expand
reach throughout the state
 Expand program areas: Agriculture and
Literacy in CTE Project
Missouri Writing Project
Missouri Reading Initiative
Literacy in CTE, 2011-2012
Missouri Writing Projects Network
Making & Technical Writing Conferences:
Two-day Missouri Writing Projects Network/DESE co-sponsored statewide
conference along with shorter, local follow-up conferences held regionally
at each university site
Cross-Content Literacy Institutes:
Nine-day workshop during the winter semester geared toward improving
students’ informational reading and technical/argumentative writing
habits in various content areas as required by the CCSS
Video Series:
Series of videotaped lessons contributed by WP Teacher Consultants
showcasing effective literacy practices and lessons relevant across content
NWP Core Beliefs:
 Joins teachers in grades pre-K-16
 Focuses on teaching and learning, not
assigning and grading
 Blends theory, research, practice
 Advocates no single, right approach but
rather relies on experience and best practices
Literacy in CTE Project - MRI
Missouri Reading Initiative
Focuses on assisting teachers of all content areas
strategies to support students’ literacy
Recognizes that CTE teachers are not Reading
and Writing teachers. However CTE teachers can
intentionally support their content as they assist
students with literacy challenges
Literacy in CTE Project - MRI
Missouri Reading Initiative
How does it work?
 Two year, on-site, comprehensive training
 Year one: focus is Reading Year two: focus is Writing
 Work with both comprehensive high schools and their
CTE centers
 Given modeled strategies of Before, During, and After
reading/writing strategies
 Application of each strategy is to be connected to each
content and CTE area
Literacy in CTE Project - MRI
Missouri Reading Initiative
Collaboration is done with participants sharing
how they have used specific literacy support
Next year, coaching will follow training with MRI
trainer providing feedback to participants
Literacy in CTE - MRI
Missouri Reading Initiative
In 2011-2012, focused on 4 high schools and 4
CTE centers reaching 156 teachers
In 2012-2013 will focus on 6 high schools and 6
centers reaching up to 225 teachers
Future plans…expand to more CTE centers and
high schools
Literacy in CTE Project - MRI
What Are Some Positive Outcomes For You
and Your Students As A Result of MRI?
A wealth of ideas about what to do before we
teach something
Good ideas for every content (vocabulary and preassessment)
As a result of MRI, I now have exciting new
strategies to help increase vocabulary knowledge
I liked how applicable the techniques we learned
I liked how sessions were tailored for each area.
Literacy in CTE Project - MRI
“The MRI training has given us great new tools to
improve the delivery and assessment of the
materials presented in our coursework. It has
been amazing to see how these strategies have
improved student comprehension and retention. “
Rob Flatness
Agriculture Instructor
Ozarks Technical Community College
Displaced Homemaker Fee Waiver
Submit FV-4s for the upcoming school year
Expended all funds the past fiscal year
Deadline for FV-4s – December 31, 2012
Unobligated funds will be redistributed
beginning in January 2013
Student Services Funding
Formerly At-Risk and Counselor Salary
No longer available after June 30, 2013
Will become Student Services Funding July 1,
Application Process will be unveiled at MCCTA
Fall Conference with subsequent webinars
Looking at comprehensive student services
program in place based on local needs
Administration and Accountability
Enhancement Grants
 Technical Skill Attainment/Technical Skill
 Important
 Percentage required
to tested for 2012-13
100% for Secondary, Postsecondary, & Adult
 Performance Levels for 2012-13
63.00% Secondary
72.50% Postsecondary/Adult
OVAE Blueprint
Four Core Principles
 Alignment
 Collaboration
 Accountability
 Innovation
Common Career Technical Core
State-led initiative to establish a set of rigorous,
high-quality standards for CTE.
States adopt voluntarily
A set of standards for each of the 16 Career
Clusters and their corresponding pathways.
Define what students should know and be able
to do after completing instruction in a program
of study.
Includes twelve (12) over-arching Career Ready
Common Career Technical Core
To learn more about the Common Career
Technical Core, visit the Website at:
Adult Education / Rehabilitation
GED by the Numbers
Calendar Year 2011
GED By Category
Annual Testing Numbers
GED – “Regular”
Missouri Options
Department of Corrections
Division of Youth Services
Cost of Paper Based Test
Cost of Test
$00.00 (Must Pre-test)
$70.00 - $125.00
$40.00 - $75.00
New Costs
“2002” Computer Based Testing (CBT)
$120.00 Total ($24.00 per test)
$ 20.00 State Administration ($4.00 per test)
$140.00 Total ($28.00 per test)
“2014” GED Test
$120.00 Total ($30.00 per test)
$ 20.00 State Administration ($4.00 per test)
$140.00 Total ($35.00 per test)
Computer Based Testing (CBT) Locations
Metropolitan Community Colleges – Business
and Technology College (BTC)
St. Charles Community College
Other locations to be announced
Seeking Alternatives to GED
University of Iowa/ETS
Other options pursuing
 Option
of purchasing off another state’s contract
2 other states are RFPing
Stay Tuned
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