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1 2015 Texas Career Education Winter Conference Dr. Linda Anderson Brett Gage Ceci Rachels Allison Vinson Birdville Independent School District

2 Birdville Independent School District 6125 East Belknap Street Haltom City, Texas Serving the Communities of Haltom City Hurst North Richland Hills Richland Hills Watauga & Parts of Colleyville and Fort Worth

3 Birdville Independent School District! Northeast Tarrant County, Texas- Hub of Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex! Composed of cities, over 140,000 population Richland Hills Haltom City Hurst North Richland Hills Watauga Colleyville Ft. Worth! The fourth largest district in Northeast Tarrant County- Student population, grades K-12 Approximately 22,400 students

4 Birdville Independent School District Fort Worth Dallas

5 Birdville Independent School District! Campuses- 21 Elementary Schools 7 Middle Schools 4 High Schools 1 Career & Technology Center

6 Career and Technology Education Birdville ISD s Career & Technology Education program serves over 7,900 students, grades 7-12.

7 Foreword Birdville ISD s Career and Technology Education Department recognizes the support of our Board of Trustees and Superintendent in providing the resources necessary for quality programs that our students deserve. We embrace an attitude of continuous improvement by keeping abreast of current trends in business and industry. The success of our district is attributed to teamwork among members of the BISD family.

8 CTE Mission Career and Technology Education embraces quality instructional partnerships with business and industry to successfully prepare students for the challenges of post-secondary education and a globally competitive workplace.

9 House Bill 5 Implementation House Bill 5 Comparison BISD Current Graduation Requirements Recommended (26 credits) English (4 credits) English I, II, III, & IV Math (4 credits) Algebra I, II, Geometry and a 4th math (with Algebra II as prerequisite) Science (4 credits) Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and an additional lab-based Science course Social Studies (4 credits) World History, World Geography, US History, US Govt./Economics Languages Other than English (2 credits) Physical Education (1 credit) Fine Arts (1 credit) Health & Speech/Professional Communications (.5 credit each) Electives (4 credits) Technology (1 credit) BISD HB5 Graduation Requirements (26 credits) Replaces Recommended, DAP, and Minimum Plans To earn an endorsement a student must successfully complete: English (4 credits) English I, II, and III, plus an advanced English course Math (4 credits) Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II and advanced Math course Science (4 credits) Biology, IPC or Advanced Science, and 2 additional Advanced Science Courses Social Studies (3 credits) US History, US Govt./Economics, World Geography or World History Languages Other than English (2 credits) Physical Education (1 credit) Fine Arts (1 credit) Health & Speech/Professional Communications (.5 credit each) Endorsement / Electives (5.5 credits) Technology (.5 credit)

10 House Bill 5 Graduation Requirements Graduation Requirements: Every BISD student is required to complete 22 credits as specified below. Students will earn endorsements for a total of 26 credits. Foundation: English (4 Credits) English I, II, III and Advanced English Course Math (3 Credits) Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II Science (3 Credits) Biology, IPC or Advanced Science and additional Advanced Science Social Studies (3 Credits) US History, US Government/Economics, World Geography or World History

11 House Bill 5 Graduation Requirements Graduation Requirements (continued): Languages Other Than English (2 Credits) Physical Education (1 Credit) Fine Arts (1 Credit) Speech (Professional Communications) (.5 Credit) Health (.5 Credit) Technology (.5 Credit) Electives (4 Credits) Endorsement: An additional credit in Mathematics An additional credit in Science Additional Credits Related to Selected Endorsement Total Graduation Plan = 26 Credits

12 House Bill 5 Graduation Requirements Graduation Requirements (continued): Distinguished Level of Achievement (26 Credits): To earn the distinguished level, students must complete requirements of the foundation program, complete Algebra II and earn an endorsement. Performance Acknowledgement: May be earned for outstanding performance on the following: 12 hours of college coursework including dual credit and Advanced Technical Credit On college AP exam On PSAT, ACT-PLAN, SAT or ACT For earning nationally recognized industry licensure or certification

13 House Bill 5 Graduation Requirements House Bill 5 Endorsements ARTS and HUMANITIES BUSINESS and INDUSTRY PUBLIC SERVICES STEM MULTIDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Every student will complete graduation plan before entering the 9 th grade. Every student will select an endorsement. Students may graduate with more than one endorsement.

14 ARTS AND HUMANITIES

15 Arts and Humanities Endorsement Areas Art Dance Music Theater Social Studies Languages Other Than English American Sign Language This endorsement requires 4 credits related to endorsement.

16 BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

17 Business and Industry Endorsement Areas Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Architecture and Construction Arts, A/V Technology and Communications Business, Management and Administration Finance Hospitality/Tourism and Culinary Arts Information Technology Marketing, Sales and Service Transportation and Logistics (Automotive Technology) Advanced Broadcast Journalism or Newspaper This endorsement requires 4 credits related to endorsement.

18 PUBLIC SERVICES

19 Public Services Endorsement Areas Education and Training Health Science Law, Public Safety, Correction and Securities Government and Public Administration Human Services JROTC This endorsement requires 4 credits related to endorsement.

20 STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

21 STEM Endorsement Areas Science Technology Engineering Mathematics This endorsement requires Algebra II, Chemistry, Physics and 4 credits related to endorsement.

22 MULTIDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

23 Multidisciplinary Studies Endorsement Areas Complete one of the following: Four advanced courses from within one endorsement area or among endorsement areas (not in a program sequence) Two advanced courses from each of two endorsement areas Four credits in each of the 4 foundation subject areas to include: English IV, Chemistry and/or Physics Four AP courses to include one credit in each of the 4 foundation subjects This endorsement requires 4 credits related to endorsement.

24 House Bill 5 Graduation Program Replaces current Recommended, Distinguished Achievement and Minimum Plans Begins in Provides flexibility for students to pursue courses related to their interests and aptitudes and prepares BISD students for college and careers It is the responsibility of each college-bound student to research admission requirements, as each college s requirements may differ.

25 CTE Promotional Videos! Produced by Audio Video Production Program! Target Audiences Advisory Committees Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce Program Presentation for all 8 th Graders CTE Orientation to all Sophomores PTA Groups District Academic Specialists

26 Birdville ISD Videos! How is Birdville CTE Preparing Students? https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=ve4dbe6pods&feature=youtu.be! 2014 Birdville ISD CTE Program Video

27 Implementation of Middle School College & Careers Course Plan for Quality CTE Program Components Elementary School Career Awareness (Grades K-5) Middle School Career Investigations (Grades 6-8) College and Careers Course High School Career Focus (Grades 9-12+) Technical Training Integration of Academic and Technical Skills

28 Components of Quality Plan Elementary School Career Awareness Comprehensive Career Guidance Program Career Fairs Teacher Training/Professional Learning Integrated/Interdisciplinary Approach to Instruction Lessons related to real world occupations Employability skills: Decision making Responsibility Goal setting Accountability Employer Presentations Field Trips to Business/Industry/City Governments Field Trips to Secondary Career and Technology Programs Parent Involvement

29 Components of Quality Plan Middle School Career Investigations Comprehensive Career Guidance Program Career Interest/Aptitude Assessment-all 8th graders-aspire (Pre-ACT) or other assessment Partnership with Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Opportunities for Students Business Presentations to Classes Career Option Electives and High School Technology credits Field Trips to High School & Birdville Center of Technology and Advanced Learning Career and Technology Education Programs Speakers from Business/Industry Relating Jobs to Core Academic Classes Community Service Opportunities College and Careers Course

30 Components of Quality Plan High School Career Focus Comprehensive Career Guidance Program Career Interest and Aptitude All 10 th Graders ASPIRE (Pre-ACT) or other assessment Career and College Fair for High School Teacher Training/Professional Learning Rigorous lessons with focus on relevance and linked to business/industry workplace requirements Workplace Competencies Integrated into the Curriculum Career Pathways & Endorsement Areas of Study for students following AchieveTexas Career Clusters Work-Based Learning & Practicum Opportunities for students to observe and participate in workplace (shadowing, internships, cooperative method, apprenticeships) Internship Opportunities for High School Students to mentor elementary/middle school students Instructional Partnerships with Business/Industry, Governments and Faith-Based Organizations Opportunities for Students to Earn Industry Licensures and Certifications

31 Middle School College & Careers Course

32 Implementation of Middle School College and Careers Course New Course Proposal Rationale for New Course Proposal! What student need does the new course address?! Is the course aligned with district mission, TEKS, district & campus goals & objectives?! Will curriculum need to be written for this course?! What teacher training will be needed? Cost?! Are instructional resources available for this course?

33 Implementation of Middle School College and Careers Course College and Careers Curriculum Team! Dr. Linda Anderson, CTE Director! Allison Vinson, CTE Coordinator! Brett Gage, Middle School Teacher! Ceci Rachels, Middle School Teacher! Betina Rhine, Middle School Teacher! Lisa Harrison, High School Teacher! Cindy Larson, High School Counselor! Terry Staley, Middle School Counselor

34 Implementation of Middle School College and Careers Course College and Careers Curriculum! College & Careers Course Development Meeting Meeting with Counseling and Curriculum & Instruction Departments! College and Careers Course standards! Scope and Sequence! Course collaboration input! Curriculum Team Planning Meetings

35 Implementation of Middle School College and Careers Course College and Careers Course Staffing! Central Administration presented College & Careers course proposal to principals! Middle School Enrollment! Current CTE Staff! Options for CTE Staffing! Director of Human Resources and CTE met individually with principals

36 Implementation of Middle School College and Careers Course College and Careers & AVID Teacher Training! Summer Training! Career Cruising Training! Professional Learning Communities! College and Careers Teachers and Counselor Training

37 Implementation of Middle School College and Careers Course College and Careers Teachers! Brett Gage Smithfield Middle School College and Careers Teacher! Ceci Rachels Haltom Middle School College and Careers Teacher

38 Implementation of Middle School College and Careers Course College and Careers Course! Career Cruising Pathfinder! Student Portfolios! Interest Inventories & Assessments! Investigating 16 career clusters! HB 5 endorsement guidance! Designing a personal graduation plan! Post-secondary and career goals

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47 CTE Contact Personnel Dr. Linda Anderson, CTE Director (817) Allison Vinson, CTE Coordinator (817) Brett Gage, College & Careers Teacher (817) Ceci Rachels, College & Careers Teacher (817)

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