Teachers as Advisors: An Advisement System for College and Workforce Readiness. Planning, Training, Implementation, And Evaluation NCPN Richmond, VA October 19, 2012. Dr. Keith Ballard Advocate for Teachers as Advisors. Superintendent Tulsa OK Public Schools
Teachers as Advisors:An Advisement System for College and Workforce Readiness
Planning, Training, Implementation,
October 19, 2012
Dr. Keith BallardAdvocate for Teachers as Advisors
Tulsa OK Public Schools
Claremore, OK Public Schools
Oologah, Ok Public Schools
30% African American; 29% Caucasian;
26% Hispanic; 7% Native American; 8% other
Goal: to provide TAA to all 6-12 graders in three years (approximately 20,000 students)
(Measured by proficiency on four ACT academic tests. Those who are proficient do not require college remediation.)
Establishing academic and career goals beginning in the sixth grade and continuing through the senior year; developing a relationship with an adult who shows a genuine interest in a students progress in achieving academic and career goals.
Train EVERYONE on the concept of TAA
The help some students receive from credentialed professionals to overcome personal and social problems that interfere with learning
Has a teacher or counselor discussed with you the requirements necessary to attend a college, technical programs or the military after your high school graduation?
Has a teacher or a counselor suggested that you list all your school, community or church activities including clubs, sports, honors, certificates, and leadership roles?
Dr. Keith Ballard Supt Tulsa Public Schools
Harold Helton Director
College and Career Readiness Dept
Jeff Miller Transition Specialist
Jeanie Newell Career Guidance Specialist