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Day Three – Race to the Top. Career and Technical Education Fall 2011. Preparation for RttT Day Three. Login to C-MAPP and download the following documents to a flash drive or some type of media to use during RttT Day Three: NC CTE Essential Standards 2012 Career Cluster Document
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Day Three – Race to the Top • Career and Technical Education • Fall 2011
Preparation for RttT Day Three Login to C-MAPP and download the following documents to a flash drive or some type of media to use during RttT Day Three: • NC CTE Essential Standards 2012 • Career Cluster Document • Essential Standards Definitions • Graduation Plan (Middle School teachers only) Review documents prior to Day Three staff development. Meet in content-like groups for Day Three staff development
Desired Outcomes • Understand scope and sequence of course offerings within your content area, grades 6-12 • Understand changes in CTE Essential Standards for your content area • Understand how to use the NC Career Clusters document for course planning at your school • Recommend career clusters showing which courses need to be offered at your school
Reading the Career Cluster Chart Career Cluster Career Pathway within the Cluster Related MS Courses • A concentrator has earned four or more technical credits in a Career Cluster, at least one of which is a completer (*). • The student may earn all four from the foundation courses or three from a foundation and one from enhancement courses. • Courses are arranged horizontally by recommended sequence. • Refer to course descriptions to determine prerequisite and if Cooperative Education is permitted. • Key: * = Completer Course, ^ = Partnering Opportunity
Action Steps – Select Your Level High School Middle School
Action Steps – High School • Using the NC Career Clusters document located in C-MAPP for your content area, identify the clusters that you currently offer at your school. • Determine which career clusters allow students to earn CTE Concentrator status (see definitions) in your content area. • Examine career clusters within your content area in order to identify courses that could be offered for students to achieve CTE Concentrator status.
Action Steps – High School Cont’d • Recommend CTE courses* that need to be offered at your school so that students have an opportunity to earn CTE Concentrator status. Recommendations must take into consideration existing facilities, staff, space and equipment. * Submit this information to your Department Chairperson electronically so that all recommendations can be consolidated to be submitted to email@example.com and your principal.
Action Steps – Middle School • Using the NC Career Clusters document located in C-MAPP, identify the clusters that have courses that are currently offered at your school. • Identify the career clusters in your content area and courses that are available to students in grades 9 – 12. • Create a graduation plan (USE ONLY CTE COURSES) for a student who will achieve CTE Concentrator status using the NC Career Cluster document for your content area and Graduation Plan in C-Mapp.
Action Steps – Middle School Cont’d • Examine the “Draft CTE Scope and Sequence Middle School” document for 2012-2013. • Provide comments regarding the implementation of the proposed middle school CTE scope and sequence. * Submit recommendations and comments to your Department Chairperson electronically so that information can be consolidated into one document for your school.