Putting College and Career Readiness. into Practice...

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Putting College and Career Readiness. into Practice..."

Transcription

1 Putting College and Career Readiness into Practice...

2 Putting College and Career Readiness into Practice... Dr. Gwen Poss Principal Pat Butler College and Career Liaison & AVID Site Coordinator Krista Dueringer Anatomy and Physiology, Career Readiness Class & AVID Elective

3 Olathe Northwest High School Opened year high school 620 students Transfer Programs Aerospace and Engineering e-communication Animation, Graphic Design, Video, & Web Design Palm Pilots

4 Olathe Northwest High School 2006 AVID Schoolwide Instructional Practices for ALL year high school + 30 new staff additional students Focus on transition (Advisory and LINK)

5 Schoolwide Domains Leadership Vision High expectations for All. Systems Governance, Instruction, data analysis, professional development, student and parent outreach Instruction AVID Schoolwide, other best practices and tools to ensure college/career for All. Culture Beliefs and behaviors for All students college/career ready.

6 Mission Why do we exist? Olathe Northwest empowers all students to be college and career ready

7 Core Guiding Principles Non-negotiables Guide your work every day Rigor and Relevance Professional Collaboration Respectful Relationships Life-long Learning

8 Vision Where do you want to be in 3-5 years? By 2014, all ONW students will develop higher-order thinking skills in an environment that is rigorous, relevant, and relationship-oriented in order to meet the challenges of post-high school opportunities.

9 Intentional Culture Culture is defined and aligned with College/Career Ready Mission. Relationships High Performing Practices and High Performing Culture is how we do business Professional Learning Communities - PLC Adult Learning and Improvement is the Focus.

10 Social Contract An Agreement of behavior of how we will treat each other. Creates self-managing organization. Create buy-in regarding desired culture.

11 School Improvement Professional Development Faculty Meetings Department/Building Level Team Professional Learning Communities - PLC s

12 Results ACT Advanced Placement

13 % of ONW Seniors took the ACT 34% of those met all 4 College Readiness Benchmarks % of ONW Seniors took the ACT 38% of those met all 4 College Readiness Benchmarks ACT Test Scores % of ONW Seniors took the ACT 50% of those met all 4 College Readiness Benchmarks Highest score in the district with the highest percentage of students taking the ACT 24.5

14 2006 Highest number of AP exams administered in the district. 3 or better 2010 Second highest number of AP exams administered in the district. 3 or better 53.6% 60.7% AP Participation 2014 Highest number of AP exams administered in the district. 3 or better 73%

15 2014 AP Participation 9 th Grade 556 Students. 10 th Grade 480 Students. 11 th Grade 441 Students. 12 th Grade 447 Students. 72% 60% 55% 62% took at took at took at took at least one Pre-AP Course. least one Pre-AP/AP Course. least one AP Course. least one AP Course.

16 Avid AT Olathe Northwest Elective Classes 150 Students Site Team: Elective Teachers, 2006 Couselors, Administrators, Classroom Teachers 15 Students

17 Avid Olathe Northwest Sample Data Seniors Sophomores Juniors - Class & Freshman of students enrolled 3 2 students enrolled in Aerospace e-communication & program Engineering Avg. program weighted Program GPA after 1 quarter semesters: Avg. Pre weighted AP Courses GPA after 64 semesters: AP PreAP Courses Courses taken AP enrolled Pre Courses AP Courses in taken a Foreign Language ACT 66 AP Composite Courses Average: 24 Highest 25 enrolled ACT Composite: in a Foreign 30 Language

18 Avid Olathe Northwest Student Identification Student Identification/Selection Middle School Recommendations Data (grades, test scores, SES) Every student applies, every student and a parent are interviewed, site team reviews applicants

19 The Elective Class Curriculum - WICOR Tutorials/Tutors Essential to an effective elective class Training College Readiness Activities College Visits Guest Speakers Parent Workshops Application, Financial Aid, Scholarships

20 Avid Schoolwide Key AVID Strategies Cornell Notes (Focused Note Taking) Levels of Questioning Socratic Seminar Organization Critical Reading Summary Writing School Improvement Plan Teacher buy-in Professional Development PLC

21 The Four Dimensions of College Readiness Key Cognitive Strategies Problem formulation, research, interpretation, communication, precision and accuracy. Key Content Knowledge Key foundational content and big ideas from core subjects. Academic Behaviors Self-management skills: time management, study skills, goal setting, self-awareness, and persistence. Contextual Skills and Awareness College Knowledge Admissions requirements, college types and missions, affording college, college culture, and relations with professors. Contextual Skills and Awareness Academic Behaviors Key Content Knowledge Key Cognitive Strategies Educational Policy Improvement Center, David Conley

22 College and Career Readiness Elective Course Students participate in activities including: Resume building Career/Major exploration College Readiness has equipped me for not only the next 4 years of my life, but for the next 30 with all of the career training we have completed. Ali

23 College and Career Readiness Elective Course Mock interviews Success in college Time-management Organization Working with professors Living in dorms

24 Scholarships Elective Course seniors in the College and Career Readiness Elective Course Accepted $1,005,875 in scholarships. College Readiness has helped me stay on track for my senior year. Scholarship searches have opened my eyes to what all is out there, and the college rep. visits made me consider schools I never thought of. It really benefited me and I m glad it s offered! Rachel

25 Financial Aid & Budgeting Workshops College Visits & College Representative Presentations

26 College and Career Readiness Opportunities for ALL TESTING DAY October Students participate in the following: ACT Aspire Freshmen PSAT or ACT Prep Sophomores and Juniors College Activity Seniors College Visits 106 students College Application Work 136 students Job Shadows 106 Students ACT Prep 59 students College Fairs/military recruiters-17 students Teachers participate in professional development to learn how to interpret test results with students. Students - January receive test results and complete activities for interpreting their scores.

27 Test Preparation Opportunities for ALL ACT Prep Workshops offered in the evenings PSAT Prep Workshops offered during the school day

28 Parent Workshops Opportunities for ALL Parent College and Financial Aid Workshops Representatives from colleges speak to parents about the college selection process and on paying for college Offered twice a year

29 Summer Opportunities for ALL Summer College Prep Academy College and Career Readiness Course condensed into a 4-day summer workshop. Leadership Camp 1-day program. Key Note Speaker, Book Study, Faculty break-out sessions

30 Communication Opportunities for ALL Counseling Department posts information on Edmodo, Twitter, and the website.

31 College Signing Ceremony Recognition for students receiving post-secondary scholarships and military appointments. *Underclassmen become aware of their options *motivates students to pursue post-secondary education

32 Career Readiness Sequential Curriculum for ALL students: Freshman year Advisory Career interests/exploration Developing a personal career plan Sophomore year English Class Career plan research & development Career Presentation Junior year US History Class Career Job Shadow Resume Building Career Professionals Showcase Senior year Independent Finalize and activate post high school career plan

33 Career Readiness 21 ST Century Programs Aerospace & Engineering & e-communication Unique curriculums using latest technology and equipment Interact and learn from industry professionals Authentic Real world projects and internships.

34 Career Readiness Career and Community Connections Course Career interests/exploration Developing a personal career plan Career plan research and development Job Shadow Career Professional Sharing Resume Building Mock Interviews

35 Career Readiness Career and Technical Education The CTE programs are available to students in their junior or senior year for 2-3 hours each day. Automotive Technology Auto Collision Technology Construction Trades Welding Technology Culinary Arts Early Childhood Education Certified Nurses Assistant

36 Putting College and Career Readiness into Practice... Dr. Gwen Poss Pat Butler Krista Dueringer

37 Putting College and Career Readiness into Practice...

Olathe Northwest High School

Olathe Northwest High School Olathe Northwest High School 2015-16 Dr. Poss, Principal Tracy Maring, Assistant Principal for 9 th grade Lead Counselor: Angie Salava Freshman Counselors: Heather Jasper (alpha A-K) Robin Dietz (alpha

More information

College & Career Ready: Believe in Excellence. An overview of college and career readiness programs in East St. Louis School District #189

College & Career Ready: Believe in Excellence. An overview of college and career readiness programs in East St. Louis School District #189 College & Career Ready: Believe in Excellence An overview of college and career readiness programs in East St. Louis School District #189 Foundational Supports College and Career Focused-Cohorts Four distinct

More information

OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY READINESS DIVISION OF ACADEMICS, PERFORMANCE & SUPPORT

OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY READINESS DIVISION OF ACADEMICS, PERFORMANCE & SUPPORT College and Career Readiness Benchmarks: Define the qualities and achievements that students need to enroll, persist, and succeed in college, postsecondary training opportunities, and meaningful careers.

More information

Green Bay Area Public School District:

Green Bay Area Public School District: Green Bay Area Public School District: Preparing ALL Students to be College, Career and Community Ready in the 21 st Century January 2013 Green Bay Area Public School District: Preparing ALL Students to

More information

Creating College and Career Readiness: What Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions Have to Do and How They Can Work Together

Creating College and Career Readiness: What Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions Have to Do and How They Can Work Together Creating College and Career Readiness: What Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions Have to Do and How They Can Work Together David T. Conley, Ph.D. Professor, University of Oregon Director, Center for

More information

Guidance Department Calendar Overview

Guidance Department Calendar Overview Check Boylan Website for sports camps and tryouts Attend Boylan summer classes Plan to attend various Freshmen activities in August Freshman Orientation Days Make up failed classes via correspondence courses

More information

Executive Summary. Southeast Career Technical Academy

Executive Summary. Southeast Career Technical Academy Clark County School District Kerry Pope, Principal 5710 Mountain Vista Drive Las Vegas, NV 89120-2399 Document Generated On April 22, 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's

More information

Welcome to Junior Planning Night! Hall High School January 7, 2015 7:00-8:00pm

Welcome to Junior Planning Night! Hall High School January 7, 2015 7:00-8:00pm Welcome to Junior Planning Night! Hall High School January 7, 205 7:00-8:00pm Tonight s Agenda 7:00-8:00pm Post-Secondary Options Junior Planning Activities & Timeline College Tests & Test Preparation

More information

PREPARING FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL

PREPARING FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL PREPARING FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL A College/Career Preparation Checklist Produced by the Winter Haven Academic Booster Club To complete online visit www.whhsabc.com WELCOME TO WINTER HAVEN! The Winter

More information

The Governor s STEM Academy for Engineering, Marketing, and Information Technology Studies at Landstown High School and Technology Academy

The Governor s STEM Academy for Engineering, Marketing, and Information Technology Studies at Landstown High School and Technology Academy The Governor s STEM Academy for Engineering, Marketing, and Information Technology Studies at Landstown High School and Technology Academy Rationale Predicted needs by 2018: 14% = the number of STEM-related

More information

High School Quick Reference

High School Quick Reference Bismarck Public Schools High School Quick Reference 2014-2015 Century High School Edition Century High School Course Reference Guide Graduation Requirements 24 credits are required for graduation English

More information

College 101 for Freshmen and Sophomores. Mr. Carl Krause College Career Counselor Lake Zurich High School

College 101 for Freshmen and Sophomores. Mr. Carl Krause College Career Counselor Lake Zurich High School College 101 for Freshmen and Sophomores Mr. Carl Krause College Career Counselor Lake Zurich High School The better the education, the better the outlook for the future We know that! What can we possibly

More information

Olathe Public Schools Culinary Arts Program (ProStart Kansas Restaurant Association Curriculum) Les Arts Culinaires

Olathe Public Schools Culinary Arts Program (ProStart Kansas Restaurant Association Curriculum) Les Arts Culinaires Olathe Public Schools Culinary Arts Program (ProStart Kansas Restaurant Association Curriculum) Les Arts Culinaires Course Work for Students Freshman and Sophomores Baking and Food Science Culinary Preparation

More information

Orange County Small Learning Communities Site Implementation Checklist

Orange County Small Learning Communities Site Implementation Checklist Orange County Small Learning Communities Site Implementation Checklist Cohort V, Year 2, 2006-07 OCDE SLC Goals: 1. Increase student academic performance in literacy & mathematics 2. Provide personalized

More information

Welcome to the Sioux Falls School District High Schools!

Welcome to the Sioux Falls School District High Schools! Welcome to the Sioux Falls School District High Schools! Dear Students, We welcome you and your parents/guardians to the Sioux Falls School District High Schools. We believe that high school can be full

More information

Early Opportunities with

Early Opportunities with Early Opportunities with Cynthia Delacruz Pathway Connection Outreach Counselor Northern Virginia Community College Tom Grane Dual Enrollment Coordinator Northern Virginia Community College Introduction

More information

Class of 2016. Finding Success at Hellgate

Class of 2016. Finding Success at Hellgate Class of 2016 Finding Success at Hellgate Learning Goals Understand graduation requirements and number of credits needed Learn about classes offered through Hellgate Learn about Q (formerly Zangle) Understand

More information

College Planning Timeline

College Planning Timeline College Planning Timeline 9 th Grade - 12 th Grade Planning for Students and Parents Report by Stan Ezekiel, Founder and President: Join us on Facebook Visit our Website 1 Contents (click on the links

More information

Executive Summary. Liberal Arts and Science Academy

Executive Summary. Liberal Arts and Science Academy Austin Independent School District Ms. Stacia Creszenci, Principal 7309 Lazy Creek Drive Suite 225 Austin, TX 78724 Document Generated On December 20, 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description

More information

The Governor s Expanding Excellence Competitive (Mentoring) Pilot Grant 2014

The Governor s Expanding Excellence Competitive (Mentoring) Pilot Grant 2014 District: Peters Township School District http://www.ptsd.k12.pa.us/ Superintendent: Dr. Jeannine French FrenchJ@pt-sd.org District Enrollment: 4200 School: Peters Township High School http://www.ptsd.k12.pa.us/pthighschool_home.aspx

More information

Continue to stay involved in your extra-curricular activities, remembering to document your involvement.

Continue to stay involved in your extra-curricular activities, remembering to document your involvement. College Planning: A Four Year Overview Freshman Year Begin your high school career by taking academically challenging courses. Focus on your studies. This year is important as it is the beginning of your

More information

North Carolina Implements a Comprehensive Approach to College and Career Readiness

North Carolina Implements a Comprehensive Approach to College and Career Readiness Case Study November 2013 North Carolina Implements a Comprehensive Approach to College and Career Readiness The Organization North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI), with emphasis on school

More information

OHIO S COLLEGE-CREDIT PLUS PROGRAM. St. Henry High School

OHIO S COLLEGE-CREDIT PLUS PROGRAM. St. Henry High School OHIO S COLLEGE-CREDIT PLUS PROGRAM The CC+ program allows Ohio high school students to earn college credit (and/or high school graduation credit) through the successful completion of college courses. St.

More information

Rowland Unified School District, Rowland Heights, CA Career Certification Program. Program Summary

Rowland Unified School District, Rowland Heights, CA Career Certification Program. Program Summary Rowland Unified School District, Rowland Heights, CA Career Certification Program Program Summary Mission & Goals. The mission of Rowland Unified School District is to inspire and educate individuals to

More information

Executive Summary. Oregon City Service Learning Academy

Executive Summary. Oregon City Service Learning Academy Oregon City School District 62 Tim Graham 1306 12th St Oregon City, OR 97045 Document Generated On November 2, 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's Purpose 4 Notable

More information

Ready. Eligible. for College. The Four Dimensions Readiness includes four major components: development of key cognitive strategies, mastery of key

Ready. Eligible. for College. The Four Dimensions Readiness includes four major components: development of key cognitive strategies, mastery of key David T. Conley & Eligible Ready for College M any students who are eligible for college are not ready for college. Readiness is much more complex and multidimensional than eligibility. Students become

More information

UNIVERSITY, TECHNICAL COLLEGE/ APPRENTICESHIP, AND MILITARY ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS. University of Wisconsin System: Preparing for College

UNIVERSITY, TECHNICAL COLLEGE/ APPRENTICESHIP, AND MILITARY ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS. University of Wisconsin System: Preparing for College UNIVERSITY, TECHNICAL COLLEGE/ APPRENTICESHIP, AND MILITARY ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS University of Wisconsin System: Preparing for College UW-Colleges (13 WI freshman/sophomore campuses) offer smaller classes

More information

The Summit Country Day School. College Counseling Freshman Handbook

The Summit Country Day School. College Counseling Freshman Handbook The Summit Country Day School College Counseling Freshman Handbook Overview of The Summit Country Day School College Counseling Team STAFF: Maureen Ferrell Director of College Counseling 513 871-4700 x226

More information

Graduation: 4 Steps In 4 Years

Graduation: 4 Steps In 4 Years Graduation: 4 Steps In 4 Years 1 2 3 4 Make your four-year degree a priority by completing an average of 15-16 hours of course work per semester (not including summer sessions) that will apply toward your

More information

MHS Information Technology Academy. Parent / Student Informational Meeting 13 January 2016

MHS Information Technology Academy. Parent / Student Informational Meeting 13 January 2016 MHS Information Technology Academy Parent / Student Informational Meeting 13 January 2016 Why an IT Academy? The State of CS in the U.S. The number of computer science graduates declined 70% since the

More information

SCHEDULING FOR SOPHOMORES CLASS OF 2018

SCHEDULING FOR SOPHOMORES CLASS OF 2018 SCHEDULING FOR SOPHOMORES CLASS OF 2018 PROGRAM OF STUDIES IT IS ON LINE GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS English Social Studies Science Mathematics Health Phys. Education Electives 4 credits 3 credits 3 credits

More information

COLLEGE GOING CULTURE. Proposed Strategies and Activities:

COLLEGE GOING CULTURE. Proposed Strategies and Activities: COLLEGE GOING CULTURE On designated days, all staff wear college memorabilia such as t-shirts, sweatshirts, etc. of their alma mater Staff post the name of their alma mater in or outside their classroom

More information

Campuses and districts recognized for exceptional use of High School Allotment funds

Campuses and districts recognized for exceptional use of High School Allotment funds TEA News Releases Online April 7, 2009 Campuses and districts recognized for exceptional use of High School Allotment funds AUSTIN Commissioner of Education Robert Scott today recognized six school districts

More information

UNATEGO CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM GRADES K-12

UNATEGO CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM GRADES K-12 UNATEGO CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM GRADES K-12 1 FORWARD This Comprehensive School Counseling Program acts as a manual for counselors, administrators and school board

More information

Improving Developmental College Counseling Programs

Improving Developmental College Counseling Programs By Dr. Kevin L. Ensor Improving Developmental College Counseling Programs Utilizing the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) to Motivate At-Risk Students DR. KEviN L. ENsoR, has more than 20

More information

Cayman International School Strategic Action Plan Objective One

Cayman International School Strategic Action Plan Objective One Cayman International School Strategic Action Plan Objective One By the year 2013, each CIS student will be able to demonstrate improvements in academic performance in core subjects of math, language arts,

More information

HR 2272 Conference Report STEM Education Provisions Summary

HR 2272 Conference Report STEM Education Provisions Summary HR 2272 Conference Report STEM Education Provisions Summary Title I Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Directs the President to convene a National Science and Technology Summit not more than

More information

The Common Core and Role of Guidance & Counseling

The Common Core and Role of Guidance & Counseling The Common Core and Role of Guidance & Counseling G E A R U P W E S T C O N F E R E N C E S E P T E M B E R 3 0, 2 0 1 3 M I K E H U B E R T, D I R E C T O R D A N I S E A C K E L S O N, S U P E R V I

More information

Seniors. Visit your school guidance counselor to see if you are on track for college.

Seniors. Visit your school guidance counselor to see if you are on track for college. College planning starts your Freshman year of High School and continues throughout your high school years. The following timelines can be used as a guide to help you stay on track. SEPTEMBER: Seniors Make

More information

College Timeline for 9 th to 11 th Grade Students

College Timeline for 9 th to 11 th Grade Students College Timeline for 9 th to 11 th Grade Students 9 th grade: Take courses in all of the main subjects: English, math, history, science, foreign language and the arts. No matter what your grades are, show

More information

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Academy

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Academy Career and Technical Education (CTE) Academy Sioux Falls School District Mission: to educate and prepare each student to succeed in a changing world. What is the CTE Academy? CTE Academy background Career-focused

More information

SENIOR YEAR INFO / PLANNING

SENIOR YEAR INFO / PLANNING SENIOR YEAR INFO / PLANNING Planning for College All senior announcements/ scholarships will be posted on Raceland s website, announced during morning and afternoon announcements, emailed to seniors and

More information

Godley High School Class of 2019 Course Selection Guide

Godley High School Class of 2019 Course Selection Guide Godley High School Class of 09 Course Selection Guide 0-06 Plan for the future because that s where you are going to spend the rest of your life. ~Mark Twain~ TO THE STUDENTS Students: This Course Catalog

More information

To register for these online modules go to http://kycorestandards.org

To register for these online modules go to http://kycorestandards.org The Kentucky Core Academic Standards for Postsecondary Education website is designed to provide educators and administrators with access to information and resources regarding the impact of Senate Bill

More information

Santaluces Community High School Career Academies

Santaluces Community High School Career Academies Santaluces Community High School Career Academies What We Have Teacher Education Culinary Fashion Design Visual and Commercial Art Instrumental Music and Music Industry In house academies Mass media Pre

More information

FRESHMEN: DEVELOP A PLAN/Assess and Engage. SOPHOMORE: BUILD A FOUNDATION/ Explore and Refine. JUNIOR: EVALUATE YOUR PROGRESS/ Experience and Enhance

FRESHMEN: DEVELOP A PLAN/Assess and Engage. SOPHOMORE: BUILD A FOUNDATION/ Explore and Refine. JUNIOR: EVALUATE YOUR PROGRESS/ Experience and Enhance THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO HELP YOU DEVELOP THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE TO SECURE AN EXCITING AND HIGH-PAYING POSITION UPON GRADUATION OR GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL. THE CAREER DEVELOPMENT

More information

t^iqebo=`eofpqf^k=^`^abjv=

t^iqebo=`eofpqf^k=^`^abjv= t^iqebo=`eofpqf^k=^`^abjv= FOUR YEAR CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS AND ELECTIVES - 2015-2016 Revised 3/11/15 The following requirements have been adopted in order to ensure that our students are prepared for

More information

Missy Bender, Plano ISD Trustee

Missy Bender, Plano ISD Trustee Missy Bender, Plano ISD Trustee Missy Bender was elected to the Plano ISD Board of Trustees in May 2006 and re-elected in 2009. She is serving her third year as Secretary of the Board. Ms. Bender is the

More information

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS OVERVIEW

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS OVERVIEW ACADEMIC PROGRAMS OVERVIEW Content: 1. Introduction 2. BA (Hons) International Hotel Business Management 2.1 Concept 2.2 Program Overview 2.3 Program Requirements 2.4 Who is the program for? 2.5 Admission

More information

The Boca Ciega High School. College/University and Career and 2016-2017 Course Registration Information Night 1/27/16

The Boca Ciega High School. College/University and Career and 2016-2017 Course Registration Information Night 1/27/16 The Boca Ciega High School College/University and Career and 2016-2017 Course Registration Information Night 1/27/16 Our Objectives for Tonight Are BCHS 16-17 course registration timeline PSAT and Khan

More information

Challenges. Workforce. College Readiness. and

Challenges. Workforce. College Readiness. and n Thomas G. Evans and Harry J. Cook College Readiness and Workforce Challenges Updated career and technical education offerings at a large, suburban high school combine with AP and other rigorous instruction

More information

Build relationships with teachers and friends who support your college aspirations

Build relationships with teachers and friends who support your college aspirations Full Checklist 9th Grade Make sure your classes are considered college prep Build relationships with teachers and friends who support your college aspirations Get involved in activities inside and outside

More information

Executive Summary. Guerin College Preparatory High School

Executive Summary. Guerin College Preparatory High School Archdiocese Of Chicago Ms. Karen Booth, Principal 8001 Belmont Ave River Grove, IL 60171-1012 Document Generated On February 25, 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's

More information

The Capitol School s Timeline to Prepare for College. Freshman Year

The Capitol School s Timeline to Prepare for College. Freshman Year The Capitol School s Timeline to Prepare for College Freshman Year The Alabama State Dept. of Education requires a 4 by 4 curriculum with 4 years of English, Math, History and Science. There are other

More information

College Readiness Solutions for Region 12 Districts, Central Texas

College Readiness Solutions for Region 12 Districts, Central Texas College Readiness Solutions for Region 12 Districts, Central Texas www.kaplank12.com/region12 Creating a Culture of College and Career Readiness Helping Students Build Readiness Effective college and career

More information

SCHEDULING PRESENTATION

SCHEDULING PRESENTATION SCHEDULING PRESENTATION Class of 2017 Credits Earn 1 credit for every semester class you pass. Passing is a D- Should have 20 by end of soph. year to be on track for Core 40 Need to make up credits? Summer

More information

The College of Saint Elizabeth Report Narrative

The College of Saint Elizabeth Report Narrative Program Overview and Mission The College of Saint Elizabeth Report Narrative The College of Saint Elizabeth has been recognized as a leader in teacher education since its founding over 100 years ago. In

More information

Science Education Doctoral Program

Science Education Doctoral Program Science Education Doctoral Program Curriculum and Instruction (Ph.D. or Ed.D) Admission Requirements 1. Submit a complete Graduate School application 2. Master's degree 3. Grade point average of 3. 0 or

More information

College Readiness Urban Schools

College Readiness Urban Schools HOW TO IMPROVE College Readiness Urban Schools AT A three-pillared plan is helping low-income students become college and career ready 36 Principal Leadership February 2016 BY MARQUIS DWARTE AND CHRISTIAN

More information

RUNNING START MEMO OF UNDERSTANDING Between [COLLEGE & HIGH SCHOOL]

RUNNING START MEMO OF UNDERSTANDING Between [COLLEGE & HIGH SCHOOL] RUNNING START MEMO OF UNDERSTANDING Between [COLLEGE & HIGH SCHOOL] Period Covered: [College], in cooperation with various New Hampshire secondary schools, provides the Running Start concurrent credit

More information

RAISING THE BAR The NAF 2015 Distinguished Academies

RAISING THE BAR The NAF 2015 Distinguished Academies RAISING THE BAR The NAF 2015 Distinguished Academies Highest Quality Academies Five years ago NAF introduced a continuous improvement process that includes an assessment tool for academies to track their

More information

Executive Summary. Woodville-Tompkins Technical and Career High School

Executive Summary. Woodville-Tompkins Technical and Career High School Woodville-Tompkins Technical and Career High School Savannah Chatham County Public Schools Mr. Alfred McGuire, Principal 151 Coach Joe Turner St Savannah, GA 31408-3437 Document Generated On April 1, 2016

More information

SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS: PARENT/STUDENT GUIDE FOR TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE/ CAREER PREP. Lake Havasu High School

SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS: PARENT/STUDENT GUIDE FOR TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE/ CAREER PREP. Lake Havasu High School SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS: PARENT/STUDENT GUIDE FOR TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE/ CAREER PREP Lake Havasu High School Subject: Class of 2014 and 2015 Grad. Requirements Class of 2013+ Graduation Requirements

More information

Emmaus High School Student Performance Objective #1 Action Plan Academic Objective:

Emmaus High School Student Performance Objective #1 Action Plan Academic Objective: Academic Objective: By 2019, EHS students will improve their academic and lifelong, learning skills, allowing them to successfully pursue post-secondary options as measured by the following Measurable

More information

Northeast K-12 Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program

Northeast K-12 Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program Northeast K-12 Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program Foundation Philosophy The foundation of the Northeast School counseling program is developmental and preventative in design for all students.

More information

Student Preparation and Readiness for College. Committee Report on Accelerated Learning/ College Credit Granting Programs

Student Preparation and Readiness for College. Committee Report on Accelerated Learning/ College Credit Granting Programs Student Preparation and Readiness for College Committee Report on Accelerated Learning/ College Credit Granting Programs Presentation to the February 10, 2005 Since the last meeting, the Student Preparation

More information

SPRINGDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT District Status Report for 2010-11

SPRINGDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT District Status Report for 2010-11 ACADEMIC SKILL ATTAINMENT The academic attainment measure is based on the number of CTE concentrators who score proficient or advanced on the end-of-course Literacy and Geometry assessments. CTE concentrators

More information

The Fulton Experience. The Fulton Experience. Education for the Changing World

The Fulton Experience. The Fulton Experience. Education for the Changing World The Fulton Experience The Fulton Experience Education for the Changing World Who are We? Comprehensive High School in Knoxville, TN Total Population: 832 % Economically Disadvantaged: 81.5 Demographics

More information

Flour Bluff University Preparatory High School Program

Flour Bluff University Preparatory High School Program Flour Bluff University Preparatory High School Program 2015-2016 Educational Partnership Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Del Mar College- Corpus Christi 1 Program Design and Purpose The design of

More information

Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School (COL) School Improvement Plan (SIP) 2014-2015

Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School (COL) School Improvement Plan (SIP) 2014-2015 Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School (COL) School Improvement Plan (SIP) 2014-2015 School Information School Name: Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School Principal: Bridget Fetter SAC Chair:

More information

Executive Summary. Anniston High School

Executive Summary. Anniston High School Anniston City Board of Education Dr. Sherron Jinadu, Principal 1301 Woodstock Avenue Anniston, AL 36207 Document Generated On September 16, 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School

More information

High School STEM Full Implementation

High School STEM Full Implementation High School STEM Full Implementation Full Implementation Whole school or district STEM initiatives. This is a non-traditional model of education in which the classroom resembles a work environment and

More information

Division of Undergraduate Education 2009-2014 Strategic Plan Mission

Division of Undergraduate Education 2009-2014 Strategic Plan Mission Mission The mission of the Division of Undergraduate Education is to promote academic excellence through collaboration with colleges and support units across the University. The mission is realized through

More information

Course Selection for 2016-17

Course Selection for 2016-17 Course Selection for 2016-17 You can access Course Planner through the district website www.slcs.us select South Lyon East High School. The link Career Cruising/Course Planner is under Career Cruising

More information

FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC HANDBOOK

FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC HANDBOOK FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC HANDBOOK It is the policy of Fairfield High School not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or handicap in all courses and programs as

More information

FAQ Grading Scale Changes

FAQ Grading Scale Changes FAQ Grading Scale Changes 1. What will the new grading scale be for grades 9-12 and when will it take effect? [CMS Regulation IKA-R, Grading/Assessment Systems. Link provided at the end.] In October 2014,

More information

BARBARA R. ALLEN, Dean

BARBARA R. ALLEN, Dean 1 THE COLLEGE OF GENERAL STUDIES BARBARA R. ALLEN, Dean THE COLLEGE of GENERAL STUDIES offers a baccalaureate and associate degree in General Studies for students who desire a plan of study not found in

More information

Spring 2016 Undergraduate Accounting Major Handbook

Spring 2016 Undergraduate Accounting Major Handbook Spring 2016 Undergraduate Accounting Major Handbook The Mission The Accounting Area of the Lubar School of Business strives to provide high quality education that leads to successful accounting careers

More information

Executive Summary. Cleveland Early College High School

Executive Summary. Cleveland Early College High School Cleveland County School System Mrs. Holly Robinson, Principal 137 S Post Rd Shelby, NC 28152-6224 Document Generated On December 10, 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's

More information

ANNUAL REPORT ON CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

ANNUAL REPORT ON CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT The mission of the Greenbush-Middle River School is to provide a quality education which will prepare all students to meet success by developing self-directed thinkers and communicators who are responsible,

More information

Conley, D. T. (2010). College and Career Ready: Helping all Students Succeed Beyond High School. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.

Conley, D. T. (2010). College and Career Ready: Helping all Students Succeed Beyond High School. San Francisco: Jossey Bass. 1 Conley, D. T. (2010). College and Career Ready: Helping all Students Succeed Beyond High School. San Francisco: Jossey Bass. (Abstract prepared for AVID Postsecondary by Harriet Howell Custer, Ph.D.)

More information

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE COUNSELING

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE COUNSELING The college admission process is an integral part of the total experience of a SST education. The Department of College and Career Counseling (DCCC) recognizes the vast diversity in students and families,

More information

Hiawatha Academies School District #4170

Hiawatha Academies School District #4170 Hiawatha Academies School District #4170 World s Best Workforce Plan All Hiawatha Academies scholars will be empowered with the knowledge, character and leadership skills to graduate from college and serve

More information

Highlands Christian Academy Counseling and Guidance Department

Highlands Christian Academy Counseling and Guidance Department Highlands Christian Academy Counseling and Guidance Department Academic and College Advisement 501 NE 48 th Street Pompano Beach, FL 33064 Tel: 954-421-1747 Fax: 954- highlandschristian.org Contents Introduction

More information

IHE Master's of School Administration Performance Report

IHE Master's of School Administration Performance Report IHE Master's of School Administration Performance Report NC A&T University 2011-2012 Overview of Master's of School Administration Program The Masters of School Administration Degree Program is designed

More information

Addressing Education Deficits: LaGuardia Community College s Bridge to College and Careers Program

Addressing Education Deficits: LaGuardia Community College s Bridge to College and Careers Program Addressing Education Deficits: LaGuardia Community College s Bridge to College and Careers Program Vanessa Martin, MDRC Amy Dalsimer, LaGuardia Community College Overview Background and context The reform

More information

Comprehensive Plan. for. World Class Schools 2013-2018

Comprehensive Plan. for. World Class Schools 2013-2018 Comprehensive Plan for World Class Schools 2013-2018 Approved: 10.22.2013 PURPOSE Educating each student to be a thriving citizen MISSION Bend-La Pine Schools, in partnership with our community, will prepare

More information

General College Counseling Timelines

General College Counseling Timelines General College Counseling Timelines As the college process will vary student- to- student, the purpose of this outline is to provide general timelines of what to expect during the high school years. You

More information

The Final Assessment of A Framework to Foster Diversity at Penn State: 1998-2003. The Smeal College of Business Administration

The Final Assessment of A Framework to Foster Diversity at Penn State: 1998-2003. The Smeal College of Business Administration The Final Assessment of A Framework to Foster Diversity at Penn State: 1998-2003 The Smeal College of Business Administration A Framework to Foster Diversity at Penn State: 1998-2003 The Smeal College

More information

TR JAN COUNTDOWN TO COLLEGE. TVS College Counselors present A Guide to College Planning

TR JAN COUNTDOWN TO COLLEGE. TVS College Counselors present A Guide to College Planning TR JAN COUNTDOWN TO COLLEGE TVS College Counselors present A Guide to College Planning THE DIRECTOR'S CUT The path to choosing a college is not a singular event but rather part of an ongoing process of

More information

For the Graduating Class of 2015

For the Graduating Class of 2015 For the Graduating Class of 2015 Programs of Study Hey, Sophomores! You are working towards earning a general high school diploma. There are no longer College Prep and Career Prep diplomas. You are expected

More information

Please visit iknowican.org and columbus.k12.oh.us for more information and resources. DREAM BIG. WORK HARD. WE LL HELP. TM

Please visit iknowican.org and columbus.k12.oh.us for more information and resources. DREAM BIG. WORK HARD. WE LL HELP. TM Beginning in elementary school, I Know I Can College Advisors and volunteers encourage students like you to dream big, work hard, and achieve your dream of going to college. To help you reach your goal,

More information

230 Units Pass Algebra 1 Pass California High School Exit Exam 40 Service Hours

230 Units Pass Algebra 1 Pass California High School Exit Exam 40 Service Hours Welcome to 230 Units Pass Algebra 1 Pass California High School Exit Exam 40 Service Hours All 9 th graders are in courses required for graduation Most 9 th graders are in College Prep classes Both College

More information

10 Different State Diploma Structures from Across the Country. October 28, 2014

10 Different State Diploma Structures from Across the Country. October 28, 2014 10 Different State Diploma Structures from Across the Country October 28, 2014 Guiding Questions How do other states compare on issues of rigor, complexity of course requirements, and college and career

More information

Burlington Area School District Roadmap for Instructional Excellence

Burlington Area School District Roadmap for Instructional Excellence Burlington Area School District Roadmap for Instructional Excellence Introduction The Roadmap for Instructional Excellence is the Burlington Area School District s vision for improving student achievement.

More information

Art Institute of California - Hollywood North Hollywood, CA

Art Institute of California - Hollywood North Hollywood, CA Art Institute of California - Hollywood North Hollywood, CA C O L L E G E P R O F I L E - O V E R V I E W The Art Institute of California - Hollywood is one of The Art Institutes, a system of more than

More information

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

2015 Texas Career Education Winter Conference Dr. Linda Anderson Brett Gage Ceci Rachels Allison Vinson. Birdville Independent School District 2015 Texas Career Education Winter Conference Dr. Linda Anderson Brett Gage Ceci Rachels Allison Vinson Birdville Independent School District Birdville Independent School District 6125 East Belknap Street

More information

GREENFIELD-CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN THREE YEAR PLAN 2012-2015

GREENFIELD-CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN THREE YEAR PLAN 2012-2015 GREENFIELD-CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN THREE YEAR PLAN 2012-2015 Greenfield-Central High School Mission and Beliefs Mission Learning for All, All for Learning ~ Every Student, Every Day

More information

Building a College Application. Shady Side Academy College Counseling Workshop for Freshmen and Sophomores and their parents

Building a College Application. Shady Side Academy College Counseling Workshop for Freshmen and Sophomores and their parents Building a College Application Shady Side Academy College Counseling Workshop for Freshmen and Sophomores and their parents Building a College Application What makes up your application? Course Selection

More information

ICAP Indicators Worksheet 2011 Milestones for ICAP Progress

ICAP Indicators Worksheet 2011 Milestones for ICAP Progress A written postsecondary and workforce goal for the student. Documentation of a written PWR goal based on career cluster inventory and interest survey, developed by the student and his/her family, in collaboration

More information