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Advanced Technical Credit. Teacher Professional Development For Statewide Articulation. Purpose. To provide eligible high school teachers with the information necessary to successfully teach ATC statewide-articulated courses. Teacher Eligibility. Each ATC course section taught

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Advanced technical credit

Advanced Technical Credit

Teacher Professional Development

For Statewide Articulation

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Purpose

Purpose

To provide

eligible high school teachers

with the information necessary

to successfully teach

ATC statewide-articulated

courses.

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Teacher eligibility

Teacher Eligibility

Each ATC course section taught

by a school must have an

ATC-eligible and trained teacher.

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Teacher eligibility1

Teacher Eligibility

Teachers must meet college requirements:

Requirement 1: The teacher must have a baccalaureate degree or higher in the teaching discipline.

OR

Requirement 2: The teacher must have a minimum of an associate degree and 3 years verifiable non-teaching work experience directly related to the teaching discipline.

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Teacher eligibility2

Teacher Eligibility

  • Teachers without a valid Texas teacher certificate (SBEC) in the discipline will have their transcripts and work experience verified by the state ATC office.

    • This will include official transcripts sent to SFASU ATC office and detailed work history if requested.

  • All teachers must posses required industry certifications if applicable. For example; registered nurse, Cisco CNI or ASE certifications.

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Teacher eligibility examples

Teacher Eligibility Examples

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If not approved

If Not Approved

The school still may offer the regular non-ATC course at the high school.

ATC approval is related to community college faculty requirements;

SBEC certification is related to high school teacher requirements.

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Training overview

Training Overview

MINIMUM TRAINING

REQUIRED BY TEA

EVERY THREE YEARS.

PART I:

  • General instruction

  • Two hours minimum

    PART II:

  • Course-specific instruction

  • One hour minimum per college course

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Advanced technical credit

You are currently attending

PART I

of the ATC

Professional DevelopmentTeacher Training Program

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What is college tech prep

What is College Tech Prep?

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College tech prep

College Tech Prep

“In spite of increasing need at the associate degree level, instructional programs throughout the nation (and) state…struggle to produce enough graduates to meet the needs of business and industry.It seems that high school students are not fully aware of the excellent opportunities available through technical careers.”

Dr. Robert D. Krienke

President, Lamar Institute of Technology

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Socioeconomic trends

Socioeconomic Trends

Texas social and economic trends:

  • Decreasing average household income

  • Growing unskilled, under-educated population

  • Losing ground in the global marketplace

  • Increasing spending on prisons, welfare and Medicaid

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Decline in income

Decline in Income

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Annual attendance rates

Annual Attendance Rates

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Graduation rates

Graduation Rates

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Available jobs

Professional Jobs

(> or = bachelor’s)

20%

Little change for several generations

TECHNICAL JOBS

Specific skills-based training required

(>HS <bachelor’s)

65%

Increasing

OJT Jobs

(on the job training required)

15%

Decreasing

Available Jobs

Source: Occupational Outlook Quarterly, Vol. 41, pages 11-12

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College tech prep is

College Tech Prep is:

  • A federally funded initiative

  • Seamless, non-duplicative education

  • Participation leads to post secondary program enrollment

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Tech prep programs

Tech Prep Programs

Must:

  • Provide education in high-demand jobs

  • Include an approved 6-year plan

  • Provide rigorous academics

  • Develop workforce skills

  • Offer work-based experiences

  • Include college credit at the high school level

  • Lead to a two-year or 4-year technical degree

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College credit tech prep

College Credit &Tech Prep

College credit may be acquired through:

  • Statewide and/or local articulation;

  • Dual Credit

  • Concurrent enrollment; and/or

  • Advanced Placement.

    AND

    Articulation allows eligible students to

    receive credit for advanced measures for the

    Distinguished Achievement Program (DAP).

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College tech prep1

College Tech Prep

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College tech prep2

College Tech Prep

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Peims is

PEIMS is…

A common method for school districts to report data to TEA, including:

  • ADA (Average Daily Attendance - state funding for attendance)

  • CATE course enrollment (state weighted funding - 1.35)

  • Participation in career/technology courses (federal Perkins funding)

    and PEIMS impacts funding.

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Peims codes

PEIMS Codes

PEIMS codes are used in CATE for:

Reporting CATE course enrollments

(course abbreviations and 8-digit service ID numbers)

  • ATC course abbreviations end in –TP:BCIS1-TP

  • ATC course numbers include a T:1201120T

    Reporting students participating in CATE

    PEIMS student codes: 0, 1, 2, and 3

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Peims codes1

PEIMS Codes

Code 0

Not in a CATE course in October

Code 1

Enrolled in a CATE in October, but no

intent to follow a technical course

sequence

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Peims codes2

PEIMS Codes

Code 2

Participating in a coherent sequence

of technical courses

Code 3

Participating in a coherent sequence of

technical courses (Tech Prep Student)

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Peims codes3

PEIMS Codes

Impact on federal funding:

  • 5% of Perkins funds –based on a district’s percentage of the total CATE participants statewide (codes 1, 2, & 3).

  • An additional 5% of Perkins funds –based on the number of students participating in coherent sequences of CATE courses, including those participating in Tech Prep programs(codes 2 & 3).

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What is articulation

What is Articulation?

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Articulation

Articulation

There are two main types of articulation:

Program articulation

  • Tech Prep programs

    Course articulation

  • Local articulation

  • Statewide articulation

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Program articulation

Program Articulation

Tech Prep Program Articulation

Agreements are:

  • Program agreements between one high school or ISD and one college or college district system.

  • Consist of an approved 6-year plan outlining ALL academic and articulated technical courses that make up the College Tech Prep program.

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Local articulation

Local Articulation

Local Course Articulation Agreements are:

  • Course-to-course agreements between one high school or school district and one college or college district system.

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Atc statewide articulation

ATC Statewide Articulation

Statewide Course Articulation is:

  • A statewide agreement between the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Texas Education Agency.

  • A state-designed, advanced college placement program, the Advanced Technical Credit Program (ATC).

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Atc statewide articulation1

ATC Statewide Articulation

Statewide Articulation allows students to:

  • Attend any of a variety of participating colleges.

  • Save time and money.

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Atc is not tech prep

ATC is not Tech Prep

Statewide Articulation IS NOT

  • Tech Prep

    Statewide Articulation IS

    • One element of College Tech Prep.

    • One method to earn college credit

      in high school.

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Atc program requirements

ATC Program Requirements

Course Requirements

  • Content-enhanced beyond TEKS

  • College-level course competencies define expected student outcomes

  • Courses = at least 1 credit

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Atc program requirements1

ATC Program Requirements

Teacher Requirements

  • Teacher credentials

  • ATC training and approval

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Standard articulation agreement

Standard Articulation Agreement

All ATC statewide-articulated courses have the same student requirements for award

of college credit

  • Junior or senior year completion of sequence

  • Grade of at least 80%

    …...And

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Standard articulation agreement1

Standard Articulation Agreement

  • Enroll in a related technical degree program within 15 months of graduation (time may be extended)

  • Credit awarded on enrollment

    (however, a college may elect require up to six credit hours)

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Atc statewide articulation2

ATC Statewide Articulation

  • Obstacles:

    • Not all colleges are participating.

    • Not all courses or programs are offered at all colleges.

    • HS courses generally must be applied to a two-year technical program to receive credit.

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Advanced technical credit

High School

College

Student completes

enhanced HS course or sequence

Within 15 months of graduation?

No

No

Yes

Passed with

80+ %?

No

Declared technical major?

Yes

Not eligible for

College credit

Yes

No

Completed in

Jr or Sr year?

No

Optional- 6 hrs non-developmental credit?

Yes

Yes

Student receives college credit

Student enrolls at

community college

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Atc statewide articulation3

ATC Statewide Articulation

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Group activity

Group Activity

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Group activity1

Group Activity

Student A

  • Earns an 80% in BCIS1-TP (1 credit) in the 9th grade

    AND

  • Takes no other related career and technology courses

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Group activity2

Group Activity

Student B

  • Earns a 90% in BCIS1-TP (1 credit) in the 9th grade

    AND

  • Earns an 80% in BCIS2-TP (1 credit) in the 12th grade

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Group activity3

Group Activity

Student C

  • Earns an 80% in NFSCI-TP (1/2 credit) in the 11th grade;

    AND

  • Earns a 75% in FST-TP (1/2 credit) in the 12th grade.

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Atc statewide articulated course resources

ATC Statewide-Articulated Course Resources

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Atc resources

ATC Resources

  • ATC Course Crosswalk

  • Course Outcomes

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Course crosswalk

Course Crosswalk

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Course crosswalk1

Course Crosswalk

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Course crosswalk2

Course Crosswalk

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Crosswalk revisions

Crosswalk Revisions

  • When a course is not offered by at least 5 community colleges and/or school districts across the state, the State Leadership Committee may recommend the removal of the course.

  • Any course(s) to be added or removed from the crosswalk MUST be approved by the State Leadership Committee prior to any change being made.

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Crosswalk revisions1

Crosswalk Revisions

  • Crosswalk may be revised yearly because of TEKS or WECM changes

  • PEIMS numbers will be removed from the table when courses are removed from the crosswalk

  • If no PEIMS number is available, the district may NOT offer the course for ATC credit.

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Course outcomes

Course Outcomes

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Course outcomes1

Course Outcomes

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Break

Break

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Completing the application for eligibility forms

Completing theApplication for EligibilityForms

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Advanced technical credit

When completing the form:

  • Use black/dark ink.

  • Do not write on the back.

  • Enter only your personal contact information.

    Give completed forms to the

    session facilitator.

    Do not leave with your forms.

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Application for approval

Application for Approval

Please Read and Sign

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Form for part i

Form for Part I

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Advanced technical credit

GCETW

500515

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Advanced technical credit

Use an email address that will be easiest for us to reach you.

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Advanced technical credit

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Completing the form part ii

Completing The Form – Part II

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Completing the form part ii1

Completing The Form – Part II

GCETW

500515

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Completing the form part ii2

Completing The Form – Part II

Use an email address that will be easiest for us to reach you.

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Completing the form part ii3

Completing The Form – Part II

College faculty will place initials in the gray shaded area if they agree on the articulation.

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Part ii what to expect

Part II – What To Expect

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How the atc approval process works go to atctexas org

How the ATC Approval Process WorksGo to atctexas.org

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Teacher update certificate page

Teacher Update/Certificate Page

ATC Program Information

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Teacher Update/Certificate Page…cont’d.

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Teacher certificates

Teacher Certificates

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Atc approval

ATC APPROVAL

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Atc on line reports in process

ATC On-line Reports (In process)

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Atc on line reports in process1

ATC On-line Reports (In process)

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Atc on line reports in process2

ATC On-line Reports (In process)

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Resources

RESOURCES:

Important Websites:

  • www.techpreptexas.org

  • www.atctexas.org

  • http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/CTC/ip/FormalLinkages.htm

    Formal Agreements Linking Associate Degrees to Baccalaureate Programs

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Part ii what to expect1

Part II – What To Expect

Goals for Part II Professional Development:

  • High school and community college faculty working together.

  • Alignment of course competencies.

  • Understanding of desired student outcomes.

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Part ii what to expect2

Part II – What To Expect

  • College faculty should provide:

    • Course syllabus.

    • Textbook requirements.

    • Software/Hardware requirements.

    • Grading breakdown (projects, exams).

    • Information on job potential.

    • What is expected of students.

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Part ii what to expect3

Part II – What To Expect

  • Ask questions.

  • Understand book, software, hardware requirements.

  • Review Course Outcome Profiles for expected learner outcomes.

  • Build a bridge between your school and the community college.

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Sign in sheets

Sign-in Sheets

You must sign-in with each course section/college faculty overview that you attend.

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Part ii scheduled times

Part II Scheduled Times

Time will be called 10 minutes before the next session. Please do not disturb a session while in progress.

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What To Turn In

Before leaving, make sure you turn in your white and yellow copies for Parts I and II.

Turn in the white copy for Part III/Application for Approval

You keep the pinkonly for Parts I and II, the yellow on Part III/Application for Approval

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Teacher Approvals

  • Teacher Approvals

    • TEA Grant

    • Stephen F. Austin State University

  • Contacts:

  • Dr. Bill Wilson, ATC Program [email protected]

  • Cathy Whipple, ATC Program [email protected]

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Advanced technical credit

Statewide Articulation Professional Development

If you want a copy of this presentation

Go to: www.atctexas.org and select

Advanced Technical Credit(Statewide Articulation) Professional Development Program

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Www atctexas org www techpreptexas org

www.atctexas.orgwww.TechPrepTexas.org

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