UPDATE FROM DESE AND THE OFFICE OF COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS 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 Updates 3 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 year Career Education Coordinators Under the direction of Bragg Stanley and Tom Schlimpert Focus on Career Development and System of Support with emphasis on gender equity and nontraditional. 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 Support New Teacher/New Counselor Institutes Resources@MCCE 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 curriculum 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 Construction Literacy in CTE Project Missouri Writing Project Missouri Reading Initiative Literacy in CTE, 2011-2012 Missouri Writing Projects Network Making & Technical Writing Conferences: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjHYZztiToY • 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: https://vimeo.com/44035604 • Series of videotaped lessons contributed by WP Teacher Consultants showcasing effective literacy practices and lessons relevant across content areas 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 performance 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 strategies 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 19 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 were I liked how sessions were tailored for each area. Literacy in CTE Project - MRI 20 “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 22 Formerly At-Risk and Counselor Salary Reimbursement No longer available after June 30, 2013 Will become Student Services Funding July 1, 2013. 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 Assessments Important Updates 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 24 Four Core Principles Alignment Collaboration Accountability Innovation Common Career Technical Core 25 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 Practices. Common Career Technical Core 26 To learn more about the Common Career Technical Core, visit the Website at: www.careertech.org/career-technicaleducation/cctc/. Adult Education / Rehabilitation GED by the Numbers Calendar Year 2011 28 GED By Category Annual Testing Numbers GED – “Regular” 6,364 Missouri Options 3,122 Department of Corrections 2,044 Division of Youth Services 460 Cost of Paper Based Test 29 State Cost of Test Missouri $40.00 Illinois $50.00 Kansas $85.00 Arkansas $00.00 (Must Pre-test) Iowa $70.00 - $125.00 Oklahoma $60.00 Tennessee $65.00 Nebraska $40.00 - $75.00 New Costs 30 “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 ACT McGraw-Hill University of Iowa/ETS Other options pursuing Option of purchasing off another state’s contract 2 other states are RFPing Stay Tuned Go to GEDCBT.org Keep in touch with your area AEL and GED staff Contact us Questions????