Student Support. Xtreme Tech Prep Leadership November 2007 . Student Support. Creating a holistic vision of student support Comprehensive education and career planning Awareness of student opportunities Academic Assessment Career and Technical Assessment Student Transitions success.
Xtreme Tech Prep Leadership November 2007
Source: Decisions Without Direction, May 2002
Participation to develop POS:
Top two quartiles:
Develop and maintain a POS.
Develop a portfolio
HS graduation, college entrance and military requirements provided
Small, equitably distributed student groups.
Minimum 6-10 sessions per year.
Senior seminar(s) to address grade-specificneeds.Curriculum and …. Structure
31% Leave with 0 Credits
Source: Education Weekly March 2005
The Changing Role of Student Services
Not worry with adults’ academic future or needs - just focus on technical skills
Important to look at entire picture – are students taking courses that will help them reach their career goals, both academic and technical
SREB research shows that simply encouraging students to take higher level math and science makes a difference in achievement level
Adults – technical skills always important, but academic skill attainment important as well; need to identify their next steps, academic and technical
Individual plan of studyCareer Career and Academic
Sophomore tours are the start of “career development” for career and technology students.
Middle school is the new “sophomore” level to work jointly with partner schools to begin career awareness and exploration activities, with a tentative plan of study developed by the end of 8th or 9th grade.
Hard part: moving that plan of study through the pipeline and having it for 10-11-12 grade
Oklahoma Department of CareerTech