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  1. New Mexico’s High School Redesign, Next Step Plan, & Career Clusters Initiative New Mexico Coalition of School Administrators Conference July 2008

  2. Presented By Melissa W. Lomax, Ph.D. Bureau Chief Career-Technical and Workforce Education Edward E. Bortot, MA Ed. Leadership/ SPED, Bureau Chief Humanities Bureau

  3. Purpose of Presentation: • Provide Update onNew Mexico’sHigh School Redesign (HSR), • Next Step Planning (NSP), • Career Clusters (CCI)Initiative

  4. Role of HSR, NSP, & CCI Organization of information for RELEVANCY

  5. * Personal Interest *Personal Talents* Preparation for self-selected NextStep* Lifetime Earnings (Pocket Jingle) * $$$$$* Quality of Life Self-Selected Relevancy

  6. Relevancy & Meeting Current Graduation Requirements Redesign Outcomes Use of Next Step Planning Application of Career Cluster Concepts

  7. HS Redesign Legislation • 2007-08 • Modified public school code • Before • After

  8. District Support & Meeting Graduation Requirements • Use Next Step planning • Apply career clusters organization of curriculum • Implement intervention courses

  9. Next Step Plan http://ped.state.nm.us/Humanities/NextStepPlan/dl08/Next%20Steps%20Plan%2012c.doc • Replaces 4-year plan • Parent participation • Follows student HS progress • Reflects incorporation of career cluster initiative

  10. Course Descriptions:Language Arts • English I –IV Intervention Courses—grades 9-12 • Reading Intervention Courses—grades 9-12 • Reading Intervention Courses—grades 6-8 • Writing Intervention Courses— grades 9-12 • Writing Intervention Courses— grades 6-8

  11. Course Descriptions:Mathematics • Mathematics Intervention Courses—grades 6-8 • Pre-Algebra Intervention Courses—grades 6-11 • Algebra I Intervention Courses—grades 9-12 • Geometry I Intervention Courses—grades 10-12 • Algebra II Intervention Courses—grades 11-12

  12. Rationale / Clarity • Course codes to reflect standards • Intervention courses counted as electives • Codes for core courses aligned statewide

  13. Course Code Creation~LEA~ • Submit letter to Assistant Secretary for Instructional Support and Vocational Education (ISVED) • Outline proposed course • Describe proposed course • (http://ped.state.nm.us/stars/ documentation.html)

  14. Course Code Creation~SEA~ • ISVED forwards request to appropriate content Bureau Chief • Questions: Bureau Chief contacts LEA POC • LEA POC replies: a. existing course code, or b. new course code assignment

  15. Course Code Creation-SEA- (con’t) • Bureau Chief approves/denies • Bureau Chief routes internally to InfoTech • IT creates STARS code, if needed • ISVED notifies LEA result

  16. Intended Result of Course Code Review Process • Students - on grade-level • Courses - fidelity to Content Standards • Students - prepared for competitive world work force

  17. New Mexico’s Career Clusters Initiative Relevancy toRedesign and Next Step Planning http://ped.state.nm.us/CTWEB/index.html workinnewmexico.gov

  18. New Mexico’s Career Cluster Initiative Links Education with Life

  19. * Personal Interest *Personal Talents* Preparation for self-selected NextStep* Lifetime Earnings (Pocket Jingle) * $$$$$* Quality of Life NM’s Career Cluster Initiative & Self-Selected Relevancy

  20. New Mexico’s Career Cluster Initiative • Seven core strategic market career clusters • Multiple career pathways within clusters define & illustrate career opportunities • Link to– high school, college, and workforce education & training

  21. Career Clusters: Purposes • Organizing tool for schools offering a broader, more durable preparation for the world of work by • Preparing an Emerging Workforce • Cross-training Workforce • Re-training Workforce

  22. New Mexico’s Career Clusters Initiative http://ped.state.nm.us/CTWEB/index.html workinnewmexico.gov

  23. Mapping the Clusters • US Dept. of Education (16) • NM Careers Cluster Initiative (7)

  24. Cluster:Arts & Entertainment • Pathways • A/V Technology & Film • Performing & Visual Arts • Journalism/Broadcasting

  25. Cluster:Business Services • Pathways • Marketing • Accounting • Finances/Securities/Investments • Human Resources • Education • Law Enforcement • Banking • Legal

  26. Cluster: Communications & Information • Pathways • Telecommunications • Visual/Performing Arts • Web & Digital Communications • Information Support & Services • Networking • Journalism & Broadcasting • Programming & Software Development

  27. Cluster:Energy & Environmental Technologies • Pathways • STEM • Manufacturing • Research • Green Energy • Safety • Fire Management

  28. Cluster:Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing & Agriculture • Pathways • Architecture/Design/Pre-Construction • Distribution/Transportation/Logistics • Machinists • Natural Resources Systems • Plant/Animal Systems • Agribusiness • Quality Assurance and control

  29. Cluster:Hospitality & Tourism • Pathways • Lodging/Management • Food/Beverage/Restaurant • Travel/Tourism • Business Information Management • Financial Accounting • Business/Finance • Marketing

  30. Cluster:Health & Biosciences • Pathways • Biotechnologies R&D • Diagnostics • Health/Supportive Services • STEM • Therapeutic Services • Emergency Management • Fire Science Management

  31. Educational Foundation of New Mexico’s Seven Clusters • Ten Strands of Academic/Technical Knowledge • Skills Common Across All Clusters

  32. Academic & Technical Skills Common Across NM’s Seven Clusters • Academic Foundations • Communications • Problem Solving & Critical Thinking • Safety, Health, & Environment • Information Technology Applications • Systems • Leadership and Teamwork • Ethics & Legal Responsibilities • Technical Skills • Employability and Career Development

  33. New Mexico’s CTE Standards/Benchmarks Developed in compliance with Standards for Excellence and include: Standards Benchmarks Student Performance Standards

  34. Future: We Will All Need Even More Education Share of new jobs, 2000–10 Source: Carnevale, Anthony P. and Donna M. Desrochers, Standards for What? The Economic Roots of K–16 Reform, Educational Testing Service, 2003.

  35. How New Mexico is Doing New Mexico Statistics 2004 Fall Enrollment Survey Source: NCES-IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey (The Emerging Policy Triangle)

  36. Why Relate High School Education to New Mexico’s Career Cluster Initiative? • By 2010 ~2/3 new jobs created need some postsecondary education

  37. Median Earnings of Persons Age 25 or Older by Highest Education Attainment in the U.S. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2006 Annual, Social and Economic Supplement, Educational Attainment--People 25 Years Old and Over, by Total Money Earnings in 2005, Work Experience in 2005, Age, Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex

  38. Poverty Status by Educational Attainment Poverty Rate for the U.S. Population 25 Years and Over Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2006 Annual, Social and Economic Supplement, Educational Attainment--People 25 Years Old and Over, by Total Money Earnings in 2005, Work Experience in 2005, Age, Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex

  39. New Mexico Roadmap… High School Redesign Dual Credit IDEAL NM: Innovative Digital Education and\ Learning (e-Learning) NextStep Planning Programs of Study

  40. Programs of Study Requirements • Sequential • Non-Duplicative • May include articulated, dual, distance learning • Integrated, contextualized academic and CTE coursework connecting HS-Postsecondary endeavors • Leads to industry certification/ Associates Degree

  41. Secondary Programs of Study supported via Carl D. Perkinssupplemental funding: 2008-2009: 140 POS’s in 65 High Schools 42 POS carried over in 2008-2009 from 2007-2008 98 New POS’s will be implemented in 2008-2009 New Mexico Programs of Study 2008-2009Inventory

  42. New Mexico Programs of Study 2008-2009Inventory • Postsecondary Programs of Study supported via Carl D. Perkins supplemental funding: • 2008-2009: 69 POS’s in 16 institutions • 34 POS carried over in 2008-2009 from 2007-2008 • 35 New POS’s will be implemented in 2008-2009

  43. Apprenticeship • Feasibility Study HM46/SM36: HS Pre-Apprenticeship Program • Collaboration of PED/HED/DWS/EDD/Trades and Industry • Present to LESC August 6-8 EDC TBD

  44. CTE & Graduation RatesAlex Harris, NGA’s June 21, 2007 American Youth Policy Forum Though the impact is uneven: ~CTE has a positive impact ~CTE course-taking reduces dropout BUT ~NAEP math scores: 2/3 below basic

  45. CTE & Drop-Out Prevention NEA’s 12 action steps to address the nation's school dropout crisis Action Step 5 (of 12) “Increase career education and workforce readiness programs in schools…”http://www.nea.org/presscenter/actionplan1.html

  46. March 2005 Techniqueswww.acteonline.org/members/techniques/2004-2005/mar05_feature1.cfm • National Dropout Prevention Center confirms • Importance of Tech Prep, career academies, CTE initiatives like • School-to-career programs • Apprenticeships • Internships • School-based enterprises • Cooperative education • Job shadowing, and • Mentoring • Summary: Numerous studies have demonstrated the positive effect of CTE on reducing high school dropout rates.

  47. New Mexico’s Redesign, NSP, & Career CIuster Initiative~21st Century CTE showcase~ • Preparation for postsecondary education & employment • Achievement of a degree, certificate or credential • Freedom of Choice • Pocket Jingle (Lifetime Earnings $$$$)

  48. RELEVANCE for learning • Connections to • Personal creativity, • Personal success: NextStep Plan for Graduation • Postsecondary engagement—education or workforce

  49. Next Steps for New Mexico’s High Schools • District Planning: Career Cluster Focus • Full Implementation: NextStep Plan • Collaboration: Middle School/High School • Course Identification • Sustained Professional Development

  50. So what really is relevancy???