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  1. Becoming the Community of Our Dreams 2nd Annual Maumelle High School – Maumelle Chamber of Commerce Partnership Luncheon

  2. Objectives: • Strengthen relationships between educators and the business community • Review new vision for Maumelle High School and progress made in Year 1 • Create an action plan to promote and publicize successes at Maumelle High School and feeder schools.

  3. 21st Century Job Market • Common Core Standards • Career and College Ready Graduates • Our Clientele had Changed WHY Change

  4. Motivated Students • Engaging Practices • Relevant Studies • Small Learning Communities • Developed MHS Culture What We Need

  5. Education that prepares students for CAREERS….(college and career ready) • “Real world” working environment • Problem-solving and critical thinking • Invisible and continual use of technology • Continual collaboration with “co-workers” • Independent learning • Opportunities for students to be employable upon graduation So…high schools must provide…

  6. To ensure changes are productive • To use as a measuring tool • To network with other schools like us • To receive valuable feedback Researched Based Model

  7. High Schools That Work National Career Academy Coalition School Culture Relationships 21st Century Instruction/ Learning High Expectations / Systems of Management

  8. Wall to Wall Career Academies • Certifications for Employment • Concurrent Credit (National Coalition Career Academies) • Aligned to Ten Key Practices of Top High Schools in the Nation (SREB High Schools That Work) • Project Based Instruction The Plan…

  9. Small high school within a large high school…ideally no more than 500 (Grades 9 – 12) • Career Focus • Core/Career Teacher Teams • Business Partner • Collegiate Partner • Certifications offered What is a CAREER ACADEMY

  10. Students see purpose in high school experience • Small group of core/career teachers share same students • Enrichment activities that are cross curricular • Real life experiences Benefits of Career Academy

  11. A – TEAM Academy FAME Academy 2013-2014 Freshmen Academies MARKETING BANKING EDUCATION THE ARTS ENGINEERING EAST DIGITAL COM. MEDICAL Global Teachers PE/Health Foreign Lang Special Ed.. Fine Art FACS 6-7 Teachers 1 Counselor 1 Administrator 6-7 Teachers 1 Counselor 1 Administrator Pre-AP and On-level Courses Similar Location Pre-AP and On-level Courses Similar Location

  12. Technology, Engineering, and Applied Mathematics A-TEAM Academy

  13. 9th: Intro to Engineering 10th: Principles of Engineering 11th: Civil and Architectural Engineering 12th: CAPSTONE course: • Engineering Design and Development Engineering

  14. EAST 1 • EAST 2 • EAST 3 • EAST 4 EAST Environmental And Spatial Technologies

  15. 9th: Digital Communications 1 Computer Aps 1 10th: Digital Communications 2 Computer Aps 2 11th: Digital Communications 3 Digital Communications 4 12th:AP Computer Science DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS

  16. 9th: Anatomy / Physiology 10th: To be determined 11th: To be determined 12th: To be determined Medical Professions

  17. Finance, Arts, Marketing, and Education FAME Academy

  18. 9th Intro to Marketing Computer Aps 1 10th Sports Marketing Computer Aps 2 11th Marketing Management 12th Marketing Marketing

  19. 9th Banking & Finance Computer Aps 1 10th Banking and Lending Computer Aps 2 11th Accounting 12th Banking Finance Operations and Law Banking

  20. 9th Child Development Parenting 10th Orientation to Teach I 11th Psychology Nutrition and Wellness 12thOrientation to Teach II Education

  21. Four Years of Art • Portfolio for Employment • Annual Group Showing or Performance • Senior Individual Recital Performance or Showing • Internship or Career-based Experience • Advanced Placement Collegiate Work Visual Drama Stagecraft Vocal Instrumental The Arts

  22. Changing Programs • Experiences • Advisory • Hope and Dreams Miscellaneous

  23. College Credit • College Algebra 3 hours • College Biology 4 hours • College Psychology 3 hours Arkansas Tech University University of Arkansas @ LR • English Comp I / II 6 hours University of Central Arkansas • U.S History I/II 6 hours • College Cal 4 hours 26 Hours Transfers to any public Arkansan university

  24. Advanced Placement • AP English • AP Literature • AP Calculus • AP Chemistry • AP US History • AP European History • AP Government • AP Biology • AP Music Theory • AP Art • AP Spanish AP Courses 33 hours New 13-14 New 14-15 If student scores a 3 or better on exam

  25. Business Partnerships • Senior Business Luncheon • Become a Classroom Mentor • Critique Real-World Student Presentations • Site Tours • Annual MHS/Chamber Business Luncheon • Teach through Junior Achievement • Guest Speaker • Become a Sponsor • Stinger • Hornet • Presenting Future: Internships Certifications

  26. Becky Guthrie Principal Maumelle High School (501) 851-5350 rguthrie@pcssd.org