Not a “Magic Bean” - An Enrollment Management Approach to P-16 Pathway Development. “For every complex problem there is a simple solution, and it’s wrong.” -H.L. Mencken. Career Pathway Development - It’s about building systems.
“For every complex problem there is a simple solution, and it’s wrong.”
What Retention is!
Using the League for Innovation College & Career Transition Initiative (CCTI) as a Program Model
CCTI - One of two major USDE-OVAE funded initiatives, the other being the Career Clusters project. These two initiatives represent the “What” and “How” 2006 Perkins IV legislation.
Decrease the need for remediation at the postsecondary level
Increased enrollment and persistence in postsecondary education
Increase academic and skill achievement at secondary and postsecondary level.
Increased attainment of postsecondary degrees, certificates, or other recognized credentials
Increased entry into employment or further education
(S203-B.v)Enrolled in remedial mathematics, writing, or reading courses upon entering postsecondary education
(S203-B.i) Enroll in postsecondary education(S203-B.ii) Enroll in postsecondary education in the same field or major as the secondary tech prep students were enrolled at the secondary level
(S203-B.ii) Enroll in postsecondary education in the same field or major as the secondary tech prep students were enrolled at the secondary level(S203-B.iv) Successfully complete as a secondary school student, courses that award postsecondary credit at the secondary level
(S203B.iii/C.ii) Complete a State or industry-recognized certification or licensure(S203-C.iii) Complete a 2-year degree or certificate program w/in the normal time for completion of such a program
(S203-C.i) Are placed in a related field of employment not later than 12 months after graduation from the tech prep program(S203-C.iv) Complete a baccalaureate degree program w/in the normal time for completion of such a program
A Career Pathway…
Phasing out of Articulated Credit over the next 3 to 4 Years:
“Articulated credit” is defined by completion of high school courses with a C or better with approval of secondary Tech Prep site
End of Course Exams:
These courses can be taken during the junior or senior year of the Tech Prep program at SCC or a proficiency examination can be administered by SCC faculty during the junior and senior years of the Tech Prep program. Course credit and grade will be posted to a SCC transcript if student scores “C” or higher
Portfolio Assessment of Credit:
Starting 2007-2008 for Graphic Arts
Electronic registration for proficiency courses
- Better communication between secondary and college faculty
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