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College and career readiness in the 21 st century

College and Career Readiness in the 21st Century

MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL

September 29, 2014


When i say the word college it includes
When I say the word collegeit includes:


Why do kids need to be college and career ready
Why do kids need to be college and career ready?

Changing Economy

Job Opportunities

Changing Demographics


The connection between education and earnings
The Connection Between Education and Earnings

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey


Middle class workforce educational levels rising
Middle-Class Workforce Educational Levels Rising

Source: Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, Career and Technical Education Five Ways That Pay , September 2012.. Author’s analysis of March current population survey (CPS) data, various years. The CPS is a monthly survey of households by the US Census Bureau for the U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. For this comparison, the middle class represents workers with an annual income between &35,000 and $70,000


Percentage of jobs in 2018 that will require some postsecondary education
Percentage of jobs in 2018 that will require some postsecondary education

Source: Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018, June 2010


Education jobs and the recession
Education, Jobs and The Recession postsecondary education

Source: Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, The College Advantage: Weathering the Economic Storm, August 2012. Authors'’ estimate of current population survey data (2007-2012). Employment includes all workers aged 18 and older.


Demographic change part 1
Demographic Change, Part 1 postsecondary education

Source: U.S. Census Counts and State Demographer Projection


Demographic change part 2
Demographic Change, Part 2 postsecondary education

Source: Tom Gillaspy, State Demographer, Minnesota Department of Administration, 2008


High aspirations aren t the problem
High aspirations aren’t the problem postsecondary education

Source: Education Week


Mhs class of 2008 ps grad
MHS Class of 2008 PS Grad postsecondary education



The structure of ramp up
The Structure of Ramp-Up postsecondary education


The ramp up process
The Ramp-Up Process postsecondary education

NEEDS NEW GRAPHIC


Program delivery
Program Delivery postsecondary education

  • 30-minute Advisory Sessions

    • Weekly throughout the school year (28 weeks in total) focusing on progress monitoring and planning

    • Facilitated by school staff with smaller groups of students

  • Ramp-Up Workshops

    • 5 each year the student is in the program

    • Students return over resource time at lunch to complete

    • Provides grade appropriate information and activities on the five goals of Ramp-Up to Readiness™


Sample 9 th grade topics
Sample: 9 postsecondary educationth Grade Topics

  • Seeking Help in High School

  • Requirements for Graduation vs. Postsecondary Admittance

  • Understanding College Level Coursework

  • Identifying Sparks

  • Identifying Internal and External Supports

  • Understanding Decision Making

  • Setting SMART Goals

  • Soft Skills for Career Success

  • Power of Personality


Tools readiness rubric
Tools - postsecondary educationReadiness Rubric

Progress monitoring tool

Completed at least three times a year

Discussed with advisor and shared with family

Helps students assess their college readiness in different areas

Grades

Academic belief

Self-management

Effort and Persistence

Test scores


Readiness rubric reflection
Readiness Rubric postsecondary educationReflection

Reflect on the rubric

Create SMART Goals


Tools postsecondary plan
Tools - postsecondary educationPostsecondary Plan

Career, postsecondary, and academic planning tool

Make informed decisions about possible careers paths

Find the best postsecondary options for those careers

Make academic plans to reach postsecondary aspirations

Create postsecondary financial plans

Record key Personal/Social Assets


Postsecondary Plan postsecondary education


Current ramp up network of schools
Current Ramp-Up Network of Schools postsecondary education



Not all students embrace academic rigor
Not all students embrace academic postsecondary educationrigor…


Many students don t know how to access college
Many students don’t know postsecondary educationhow to accesscollege


Some students lack motivation
Some students lack postsecondary educationmotivation…


And persistence is a challenge for many
And postsecondary educationpersistence is a challenge for many…


What can families do
What can families do? postsecondary education

  • Talk with your student

    • Ask them about what they are learning about at school about “college”

    • Inquire about their life goals, career aspirations, and postsecondary plans

  • Provide challenge and support

    • Encourage them to take rigorous courses

    • Visit a college campus with them

  • Use resources

    • Ramp-Up One Page Parent Guide

    • U of M Parent Guide to College and Career Readiness


Mhs website
MHS Website postsecondary education

MHS Website (www.swmn.org)

  • Videos

  • Resources

  • Blog Summarizing Ramp Up Activities


For more information please visit www rampuptoreadiness org

For more information, postsecondary educationplease visit www.rampuptoreadiness.org


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