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1 Career and College Readiness Carolyn Zachry, Ed.D., Administrator Career Technical Education Administration and Management Office Career and College Transition Division March 18, 2014 CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Tom Torlakson,

2 Video: 21 st Century Skills: How Do We Get There? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_ehglqzbvm 2

3 Facts Occupations requiring higher education attainment are projected to grow much faster than those with lower education requirements, with the fastest growth among occupations that require an associate s degree or post-secondary vocational award. Preparing the Workers of Today For the Jobs of Tomorrow, July 2009, Executive Office of the President, Council of Economic Advisers 3

4 Environmental-related occupations, which are expected to experience tremendous growth over the next decade, did not exist in comparable data prior to Preparing the Workers of Today For the Jobs of Tomorrow, July 2009, Executive Office of the President, Council of Economic Advisers 4

5 There are 29 million middle jobs in the United States that pay $35,000 or more on average and don t require a Bachelor s degree. Middle-education jobs are those that require some postsecondary education and training, but do not require a Bachelor s degree. Middle-class earnings are earnings above $35,00 per year and below $95,000 per year. Middle jobs are occupations that require some postsecondary education and training, but not a Bachelor s degree, and have average earnings of $35,000 per year or more. Career and Technical Education: Five Way that Pay, Georgetown University, Center on Education and the Workforce, September

6 The American CTE system is unique, flexible, and responds well to changes in labor-market conditions. CTE uses an applied learning method and teaching of field- and occupation-specific skills. CTE often starts in high school Career exploration for all students Alignment with postsecondary programs and training Encourages persistence to high school graduation 6

7 Employerbased training Associate s Degree CTE Education and Training Postsecondary certificates Industry-based certificates Apprenticeships 7

8 The Harvard study, Pathways to Prosperity (February 2011) states, The message is clear: in 21 st century America, education beyond high school is the passport to the American Dream. But how much and what kind of post-secondary is really needed to prosper in the new American economy? 8

9 Twenty-seven percent of people with post-secondary licenses or certificatescredentials short of an associate s degree-earn more than the average bachelor s degree recipient. These middle skill jobs include Electrician Dental hygienist Construction manager Paralegal Police officer Pathways to Prosperity (February 2011) 9

10 The Harvard study implies that a focus on college readiness alone does not equip young people with all of the skills and abilities they need in the workplace, or to successfully complete the transition from adolescence to adulthood. 10

11 U.S. on time college completion rates Note: Two-year schools have a three year graduation window. Fouryear schools have a six-year window. Source: Higher-Ed info-nces/ipeds Graduation Survey 11

12 Dietician Patient Care Specialist Lab Tech Physician RN Hospital Administrator Physical Therapist CNA Health Careers 12

13 Career Education in California 58 Career Technical Education pathways across 15 industry sectors 450 state-funded California Partnership Academies Other locally supported career academies Assembly Bill 790 Linked Learning Pilot Program 344 local educational agencies receive federal Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act funding to support Career Technical Education programs 13

14 Standards Continuum Employer Industry Specific Pathway Standards Industry Sector Anchors (Knowledge and Performance Anchor Standards) Standards for Career Ready Practice 14

15 Standards for Career Ready Practice Adapted from the National Common Career Technical Core Supported by Achieve, Adobe, Council for Chief State Schools Officers, National Association of State Boards of Education, National Career Academy Coalition, and National Council for Agriculture Education, among others. Align with Skills for the 21 st Century Describe the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to be ready for careers AND college Not exclusive to a career pathway, CTE program of study, a particular discipline, or grade level 15

16 Standards for Career Ready Practice Increase in complexity and expectation as student advance through a program of study Are taught and reinforced in all career exploration or career preparation programs, or integrated into core curriculum For ALL students, not just CTE students 16

17 Standards for Career Ready Practice 17

18 Standards for Career Ready Practice 1. Apply appropriate technical skills and academic knowledge 2. Communicate clearly, effectively, and with reason 3. Develop an education and career plan aligned to personal goals 4. Apply technology to enhance productivity 5. Utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them 6. Practice personal health and understand financial literacy 18

19 7. Act as a responsible citizen in the workplace and the community 8. Model integrity, ethical leadership, and effective management 9. Work productively in teams while using cultural/global competence 10. Demonstrate creativity and innovation 11. Employ valid and reliable research strategies 12. Understand the environmental, social, and economic impacts of decisions 19

20 Standards for Career Ready Practice Example 3. Develop an education and career plan aligned to personal goals. Career-ready individuals take personal ownership of their own educational and career goals and manage their individual plan to attain these goals. They recognize the value of each step in the educational and experiential process, and that nearly all career paths require ongoing education and experience to adapt to practices, procedures, and expectations of an ever changing work environment. They seek counselors, mentors, and other experts to assist in the planning and execution of education and career plans. 20

21 Alignment to California Standards for Career Ready Practice 21

22 California Career Resource Network (CalCRN) CalCRN provides career development resources to promote improved career and education decision-making. CalCRN s free career exploration and planning resources are tailored to California s middle and high school students, but available to all Californians. 22

23 CalCRN Resources Linking Information & Imagination CaliforniaCareers.info California CareerZone Career Surfer mobile application California Career Center 23

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25 CalCRN Home Page Links to all CalCRN resources State Agency Partner links Presentations inc Power Point and Reports What s New inc Meeting Schedule 25

26 California Career Pathways Trust Intent of AB 86 The intent of the California Career Pathways Trust (CCPT) is to build stronger connections between businesses, California schools, and community colleges to better prepare students for the 21 st century workplace. To achieve this intent, the Legislature appropriated $250 million in the Budget Act for schools, community colleges, and their business partners to create student pathways to careers in high-need, high-wage, and high-growth economic sectors. 26

27 California Career Pathways Trust Intent of AB 86 The CCPT is intended to improve the educational achievement and workplace readiness of California s students by placing a greater emphasis on career-based learning as a central mission of public education in California. CCPT grants will allow partnerships of education and business organizations to establish and expand new and innovative career pathway programs with a particular emphasis on sustainability beyond the period of grant funding. 27

28 California Career Pathways Trust Intent of AB 86 Specifically, the CCPT addresses three pressing issues: 1. High-wage skills gap persistently high unemployment rate and shortage of skilled workers, particularly in STEM-related career fields. 2. Too many high school dropouts almost 25 percent of new grade 9 students will drop out of high school before graduating. 3. Insufficient levels of college and career readiness too many students continue to graduate from high school lacking the academic and technical readiness to succeed in college and careers. 28

29 California Career Pathways Trust State Partners California Department of Education California Community Colleges Chancellor s Office California Workforce Investment Board 29

30 California Career Pathways Trust Purpose CCPT grant applicants must target K 14 career pathway programs that are: Sequenced pathways of integrated academic and career-based education/training Aligned to current or emerging regional economic needs Designed to lead students to a postsecondary degree or certification in a high-skill, high-wage, and high-growth field. 30

31 California Career Pathways Trust Purpose To accomplish this goal, successful applications will: 1. Establish or strengthen existing regional collaborative relationships and partnerships between educational agencies, business entities, and community organizations 2. Develop and integrate standardsbased academics with a career-relevant, sequenced curriculum following industry-themed pathways that are aligned to high-skill, high-wage, high-growth jobs, or emerging regional economic sectors. 31

32 California Career Pathways Trust Purpose To accomplish this goal, successful applications will: 3. Provide articulated pathways to postsecondary education aligned with regional economies 4. Leverage and build on any of the following 32

33 California Career Pathways Trust Purpose 4. Leverage and build on any of the following: Existing structures, requirements, and resources (including staff knowledge, community relationships, and course development) of: Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 California Partnership Academies Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (ROCPs) 33

34 California Career Pathways Trust Purpose 4. Leverage and build on any of the following: Matching resources and in-kind contributions from public, private, and philanthropic sources. The California Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Development Program and its sector strategies and deputy sector navigators. Participation in the local California Community Colleges Skills Panel. 34

35 California Career Pathways Trust Assumptions The CCPT is built on the following evidence-based assumptions and core principles: Students participating in career pathways programs will be more fully prepared for career and college. Collaborative regional or county-wide networks are more likely to build innovative and quality career pathways programs that lead to employment or postsecondary education. 35

36 California Career Pathways Trust Assumptions The CCPT is built on the following evidencebased assumptions and core principles: Work-based educational and training opportunities will enhance the employment prospects of low- and moderateincome individuals. Integrated academic and technical learning will best prepare students for both postsecondary education and careers. 36

37 California Career Pathways Trust Eligibility Requirements To qualify as the fiscal agent grantee for the CCPT grant, the entity must be a: School district Direct-funded charter school County office of education Community college district 37

38 California Career Pathways Trust Eligibility Requirements CCPT grant applicants can apply as a: Local consortium At least one local education agency (LEA) At least one community college At least one business partner Regional consortium: Multiple LEAs Multiple community colleges Multiple business partners 38

39 California Career Pathways Trust Funding Levels CCPT grants will be awarded in the following categories: Regional Consortium Grants: No more than 10 grants will be awarded up to $15,000, per grant Regional or Local Consortium Grants: No more than 15 grants will be awarded up to $6,000, per grant Local Consortium Grants: No more than 15 grants will be awarded up to $600, per grant 39

40 Questions? Carolyn Zachry, Ed.D., Administrator Career Technical Education Administration and Management Office Career and College Transition Division California Department of Education

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