slide1 n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Frederick County Public Schools PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Frederick County Public Schools

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 13

Frederick County Public Schools - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 212 Views
  • Uploaded on

Frederick County Public Schools. Stephen C. Straight Supervisor of Career and Technical Education Frederick County Public Schools 1415 Amherst St. Winchester, VA 22601 straighs@frederick.k12.va.us (540) 662-3889 extension: 88178. Frederick County Public Schools

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Frederick County Public Schools' - gannon-avila


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide1

Frederick County Public Schools

Stephen C. Straight

Supervisor of Career and Technical Education

Frederick County Public Schools

1415 Amherst St.

Winchester, VA 22601

straighs@frederick.k12.va.us

(540) 662-3889 extension: 88178

slide3

Frederick County Public Schools

2010-2011 Statistics

  • 13, 153 students grades k-12 (9/2010)
  • 4100 student grades 9-12
  • 75% take at least one CTE course
  • 3 high schools w/ 1018 Seniors
  • 678 CTE Completers (555 respondents)
  • 49% Passed an Industry Credential (30%/VA)
  • 775 pass 968 Industry Certification Exams

3

slide4

Industry Credentialing

Initiative in FCPS

  • Started in 2005
    • Comprised of Microsoft Office Specialists
    • Early Childhood Education
  • Added credentials each year as we became familiar
  • with the vendors and processes
  • Worked with new program areas each year to find
  • test aligned with our curriculum
  • Encouraged teachers to encourage their students
  • to participate

4

slide5

Credential Tests Used by FCPS

  • Microsoft Office Specialists
  • A+
  • Net+
  • Nurse Aide (CNA)
  • Workplace Readiness (CTECS)
  • Greenhouse Operators Certification
  • Floriculture - Greenhouse
  • NATEF (Automotive Technology)
  • Customer Service

5

slide6

Credential Tests Used by FCPS

  • NOCTI
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Pre-Engineering
    • Visual Communication & Multimedia Design
    • Retail Trades
    • Accounting
    • Business Information Processing
    • General Management
    • Agriculture Mechanics
    • Computer Repair

6

slide7

Why is it important?

  • Value Added
  • Skills verified by a third party
  • Skills certified to our employers
  • Gives students a goal, confidence and pride
  • Air of competition
  • Validates our curriculum
  • Helps align our curriculum

7

slide8

Promoting the Credentialing Initiative

Teachers

Curriculum Team Meetings

Across program Areas (Competition)

Administration Meetings

Students

Teachers expectations

As quarterly assessments Governor’s Seal on Diploma/Verified Credit

Certificate

8

slide9

Promoting the Credentialing Initiative

Community

Statistics compiled and shared with County-wide and Program Area Advisory Committees

Promoted with Guidance Counselors and parents through our ‘booklet’.

Successes shared with our school board and legislators

9

slide11

Factors Influencing our Selection

Of Credentialing Tests

Cost

The Registration Process

Logging-In Process

Logistics

Community/Employer Recognition

Student Acknowledgement

Data Provided

11

slide12

Factors Influencing our Selection

Of Credentialing Tests

Gaps in Credentialing

Graphics Communication

What’s Needed

Validation

12

slide13

Frederick County Public Schools

Stephen C. Straight

Supervisor of Career and Technical Education

Frederick County Public Schools

1415 Amherst St.

Winchester, VA 22601

straighs@frederick.k12.va.us

(540) 662-3889 extension: 88178

13