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GATEWAY RECOVERY PROGRAM STEVE WILLIAMS - STUDENT SERVICES DIRECTOR KYLE LEDFORD - ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER DIRECTOR. HAYWOOD COUNTY SCHOOLS DROPOUT PREVENTION. Challenge. 23,500 students dropped out of High School in NC during the school year 2006-07

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GATEWAY RECOVERY PROGRAM

STEVE WILLIAMS - STUDENT SERVICES DIRECTOR

KYLE LEDFORD - ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER DIRECTOR

HAYWOOD COUNTY SCHOOLSDROPOUT PREVENTION

challenge
Challenge
  • 23,500 students dropped out of High School in NC during the school year 2006-07
  • Cost of $169 million dollars annually to the taxpayers of NC
  • 4 yr graduation rate reported in 05-06 was 69.5% reflecting an actual dropout rate of 30.5%
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Potential Impact

Haywood County Hourly Wage RatesBased on Education- 2007-08

intended outcomes
Intended Outcomes

Students Earn High School Credits

Return To Public School to Complete HCS

Graduation Requirements

Students Earn High School Diploma

gateway training model
Gateway Training Model
  • Identification of School Dropouts
  • Gateway Orientation
  • Student Assessment/Common Intake
  • Identification/Application of Supportive Services
  • Classroom/Work-Based Training
  • Graduation/Re-enrollment
  • Advancement to post secondary education and/or employment
opportunity
Opportunity

The Drop Out Rate Will Decrease And The Graduation Rate Will Increase If:

  • Grade 11 & 12 Dropouts Complete The Program Before The Target Date (21st Day Of The Next School Year)
  • Grade 9 & 10 Dropouts Are Recovered and Return To School Before The Target Date (21st Day Of The Next School Year)
alternative learning center
Alternative Learning Center
  • The JobLink Annex
  • An Extension Of Central Haywood
  • Flex Schedule
  • Operating Hours:

8:00 a.m. To 8:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday

8:00 a.m. to noon on Friday

  • Instruction

Classroom Based

Work Based

  • Distance Learning
advantages to students
Advantages to Students
  • Flexible Schedule For Instruction
  • Multiple Instructional Strategies
  • Year Round School Schedule
  • Exposure to all JobLink Partners
  • Maximize potential for supportive services
  • Linkages to post secondary education and/or employment opportunities
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HCS is a charter partner of the Haywood County

JobLink in 1995 (first in the state)

Haywood County JobLink Partners:

  • Employment Security Commission
  • Haywood County Schools
  • Haywood Community College
  • Haywood County DSS
  • Haywood Vocational Opportunities
  • Mountain Projects
  • NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Job Corps
  • Council on Aging
  • NC Services for the Blind
has it worked
Has it Worked?
  • Recovered and Graduated Approximately 100 Previous Dropouts
  • Reduced Number of Drop Out Events
  • Factor in Increased HCS Graduation Rates
moving forward
MOVING FORWARD
  • Address the 9th and 10th grade Potential Dropout Population
  • Accounts for 64% of the Projected 2007-08 Dropouts (104 of 162)
  • Prevent Repeat Drop Out Events
awards 100 00 grant
Awards $100,00 Grant
  • One of the largest-ever corporate commitments to high school retention and workforce readiness
  • Haywood County Schools received one of only 3 grants awarded by AT&T in NC and 1 of 117 grants awarded Nationally
strategy
Strategy:
  • Expand Prevention and Credit Recovery Opportunities for Students in Grades 9 -10
    • Expand Alternative Learning Opportunities and Credit Recovery at All High Schools
    • Add Instructional Staff
    • Increase EC Services at ALC
    • Promote Increased Drop Out Awareness at HCS High Schools
    • Increase Administrative Oversight to Drop Out Process
    • Aggressively Market Recovery/Re-Entry Opportunities
    • Additional Follow-Up for Accurate Dropout Tracking
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