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1 College & Career Readiness A Camp to Enhance School Counseling December 13, 2013

2 2 Topics 1. Important Financial Aspects 2. Why College Readiness? 3. Five Pillars of College & Career Readiness 4. College and Career Readiness Tools 5. Data Driven Programs l l Two things you will do differently rampuptoreadiness.org JM1 College1

3 Minnesota Legislation Requirement for all Minnesota schools Assist all students by no later than grade 9 to explore their college and career interests and aspirations and develop a plan to a smooth and successful transition to postsecondary education and employment.

4 4 When I say the word college it includes:

5 5 Does Not Work Now: High-Tech Jobs Cut 2.9 Domestic, Hire 2.4 Overseas Source: 2010 U.S. Commerce Department Report

6 University of Minnesota College Readiness Consortium 6 Education, Jobs and The Great Recession Source: Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, The College Advantage: Weathering the Economic Storm, August Authors' estimate of current population survey data ( ). Employment includes all workers aged 18 and older.

7 7 Percentage of jobs in 2018 that will require a postsecondary education Source: Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018, June 2010

8 8 The Connection Between Education and Earnings Source: U.S. Government Info, About.com (2012)

9 9 Break the Poverty Cycle Source: Ron Haskins, Education and Economic Mobility in Getting Ahead or Losing Ground: Economic Mobility in America, edited by Julia Isaacs, Isabel Sawhill, and Ron Haskins (Washington, D.C.: Brookings-Pew Economic Mobility Project, 2008), p

10 10 Education and the American Dream Source: Ron Haskins, Education and Economic Mobility in Getting Ahead or Losing Ground: Economic Mobility in America, edited by Julia Isaacs, Isabel Sawhill, and Ron Haskins (Washington, D.C.: Brookings-Pew Economic Mobility Project, 2008), p

11 11 Most Important Financial Aspect Staff, Parents and Students 1. Losing high-tech jobs 2. Better chance for employment 3. Be prepared for jobs of the future 4. Make more money 5. Break the poverty cycle

12 % United States Czech Republic The 20th Century Education Race: High School Completion Rates Estonia Germany Switzerland Denmark 1990s 1980s 1970s 1960s Canada Norway Sweden Russian Federation4 Austria3 Slovenia Israel Slovak Republic New Zealand Hungary Finland United Kingdom3 Netherlands Approximated by % of persons with high school diploma in age groups 55-64, 45-55, and years Source: Prof. Andreas Schleicher, OECD Directorate for Education Luxembourg EU19 average OECD average France Australia Iceland Belgium Poland Ireland 1 27 Korea Chile2 Greece Italy Spain Turkey Portugal Mexico Brazil2

13 : U.S. Ranks 24 th Source: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) High School Graduation Rates Worldwide 2010).

14 Kansas Achievement Gap

15 Kansas 4- Year College Gradua2on Rate

16 Kansas Associate Degree Gradua2on Rate

17 17 High Skill Career: 6 Personal Benefits 1. Interesting tasks 2. Passion for your career 3. Pride in your work 4. Potential for advancement 5. Health benefits: insurance, health clubs 6. Flexible work hours Source: College Board: High Skill Careers, 2009

18 18 Most Important: Why College Readiness? 1. Declining worldwide education ranking 2. High achievement gap 3. Low postsecondary graduation rate 4. Personal Benefits

19 We know we need to move from identifying the problem to solving it.

20 20 The Outcomes We Are After q More advanced course taking q Increased readiness on the ACT q Increased FAFSA completion q More admitted to postsecondary q Fewer remedial courses in postsecondary q Higher postsecondary completion rates Especially -- though not only -- for students of color and low-income students!

21 21 College and Career Readiness Pillars

22 22 Career Readiness q Make informed decisions on careers of interest q Surveys and Inventories q Match interests and skills q 21 st Century careers q Average times current graduate will change jobs q 7 times q What are the projected jobs of the future? q STEM careers q High-skill careers requiring an associate s degree

23 23 Postsecondary Plan Career Readiness

24 24 q Progress Monitoring Admission Readiness q Where am I on the path college readiness? q SMART goals and strategies to meet aspirations q Admitted to a wide range of colleges q 2 or 4-year, private, public, military, certificate prog. q Find the best postsecondary option q For careers of interest q Size, location, extra-curricular activities

25 25 Postsecondary Plan Admissions Readiness

26 26 q Academic Belief Academic Readiness q Intelligent is something you become q Organization (Habits of Success) q Planner and Binder q Cornell Notes q Set Study Time Every Night q Effort and Persistence q Extrinsic Motivation q Intrinsic Motivation

27 27 Postsecondary Plan Academic Readiness

28 28 What is most needed at your school? Career Readiness Surveys/Inventories: Match interests & skills Admissions Readiness Progress Monitoring, Wide range of colleges Find best postsecondary options Academic Readiness Build Academic Belief Habits of Success Effort/Persistence: Build Motivation

29 29 College and Career Readiness Pillars

30 30 Financial Readiness q Build the belief that they can pay for college q Must be realistic q Financial aid strategies q Grants, scholarships, work study, loans, 2-year, contribution q Value of a high-skill career q Bachelor s degree average debt q U.S.: $26,000, Kansas: $23,600 (33 rd ), Some > $200K q Approximate added income: Bachelor s degree q $1 million dollars (varies by report) q Financial Literacy q Credit card pitfalls, Compounding interest

31 31 Postsecondary Plan Financial Readiness

32 32 Personal/Social Readiness q Build on strengths q Personality type, learning style, interests q Different types of intelligences q Positive peers q Students decisions often reflect their peers q Study Groups q Positive attitude, drugs/alcohol, exercise, fun activities, respectful, kind q Whole student and employee q School teams, volunteer, tutor, student council

33 33 Postsecondary Plan Personal/Social Readiness

34 34 What is most needed at your school? Financial Build belief they can pay for college Create a financial postsecondary plan Value of a high-skill career value Financial Literacy: Credit cards and interest Personal/Social Build on strengths, Explore different intelligences Positive peers: Reflect friends, Desired traits Whole student: Extracurricular activities

35 35 College and Career Readiness Tools Scope and Sequence 28 activities (30 minutes) 5 workshops (50 minutes) Readiness Rubric Progress Monitoring Tool Where am I on the path to college readiness? PREP: Personal Eval. for Postsecondary Survey: Monitor & Improve in three key areas Academic Belief, Organization, Effort & Persistence

36 University of Minnesota College Readiness Consortium 36 Ramp-Up Tools: Scope and Sequence

37 37 Progress Monitoring Tool

38 38 Progress Monitoring Tool

39 University of Minnesota College Readiness Consortium 39 Ramp-Up Tools: PREP

40 University of Minnesota College Readiness Consortium 40 Ramp-Up Tools: PREP

41 SLEDS Example Report: Pre- Gradua;on Indicators Note: This report uses example High School Feedback Report data at the school and district 2008 Minnesota Public High School Graduates level. District: VIKING PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT DRAFT 11/21/13 School: VIKING HIGH SCHOOL School District State 1 Number of 2008 high school graduates with diploma or GED 405 1,024 61,162 Pre- Graduation Indicators 2 Percent of 2008 graduates who score proficient on MCA: Math 30.9% 23.0% 32.1% Reading 66.9% 67.0% 62.4% Both 30.1% 35.6% 29.9% 3 Percent of 2008 graduates who completed a college prep curriculum 4 Percent of 2008 graduates who completed at least one AP, IB or dual enrollment course 5 Percent of 2008 graduates who completed 4 years of math 6 Percent of 2008 graduates who took the PLAN prior to graduation data not currently available, proposed future indicator data not availabile as of October 2012 AP IB Dual Enrollment 37.0% n/a 19.5% data not currently available, proposed future indicator data not currently available, proposed future indicator 7 Percent of 2008 graduates who took the ACT prior to graduation 54.3% 62.6% 59.2% Mean Composite Score Percent of 2008 graduates who took the ACT and met the college readiness 8 benchmarks in English data not availabile Social Science as of October 2012 Algebra Source: Meredith Fergus, Minnesota Office of Higher Education Biology All 4 areas 41

42 High School Feedback Report 2008 Minnesota Public High School Graduates SLEDS Note: This report uses example data at the school and district level. DRAFT 11/21/13 District: VIKING PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT Example Report: Post- Gradua;on Indicators School: VIKING HIGH SCHOOL School District State 1 Number of 2008 high school graduates with diploma or GED Post- Graduation Indicators 405 1,024 61, % 64.5% 67.1% 266 in Minnesota ,592 outside of Minnesota , Percent of 2008 graduates e nrolling i n college i n Fall 2008 at a 41.7% 38.4% 41.2% Public 2- year i nstitution 28.2% 41.3% 36.8% Public 4- year i nstitution 19.2% 20.1% 22.0% Private 2- year or 4- year i nstitution 10.9% 11.2% 25.4% outside of Minnesota 12 Percent Of graduates e nrolling i n college which e nrolled 5.1% 4.7% 6.4% 1-5 credits 5.1% 5.2% 2.8% 6-8 credits 5.5% 4.4% 4.2% 9-11 credits 36.0% 38.1% 35.0% credits 48.3% 48.5% 51.7% 15+ credits Average number of credits i n Fall 2008 term Percent of graduates e nrolling i n college which e nrolled i n developmental 29.1% 27.0% 26.4% Average number of development credits i n fall Top 10 Institutions of Enrollment i n the Fall Immediately following Graduation Percent of graduates 5.1% 5.1% 5.1% UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA- TWIN CITIES 3.1% 3.1% 3.1% MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY - MANKATO 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% ST CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY 2.9% 2.9% 2.9% UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA- DULUTH UNDERGRADUATE 2.1% 2.1% 2.1% NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY 1.8% 1.8% 1.8% ANOKA RAMSEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE 1.8% 1.8% 1.8% WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY 1.8% 1.8% 1.8% NORMANDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% CENTURY COLLEGE 1.4% 1.4% 1.4% ROCHESTER COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE 9 Percent of 2008 graduates e nrolling i n college i n Fall Number of 2008 high school graduates e nrolling 42

43 43 What will you do differently? What are two ways that you can enhance your college and career readiness program?

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