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Tech Prep students are involved in rigorous high school programs. that connect to postsecondary programs and lead to high-skill, high-wage careers. Tech Prep programs focus on teaching students how to:. Develop a career plan Solve problems Think critically Be a team player.

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tech prep students are involved in rigorous high school programs
Tech Prep students are involved in rigorous high school programs
  • that connect to postsecondary programs and lead to high-skill, high-wage careers.
tech prep programs focus on teaching students how to
Tech Prep programsfocus on teaching students how to:
  • Develop a career plan
  • Solve problems
  • Think critically
  • Be a team player
history of tech prep
History of Tech Prep
  • Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act of 1990 (Perkins II).
  • Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act of 1998 (Perkins III).
essential elements
Essential Elements

# 1: Tech Prep programs lead to an Associate Degree or Certificate through a sequence of appropriate advanced academic and technical courses.

#2. Articulation.

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Essential Elements

#3. Curriculum Development Supporting Integrated/Applied Academics

# 4. Professional Development

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Essential Elements

#5. In-service training for counselors

#6. Equal access for special populations

#7. Preparatory services including Career Guidance

#8. Work-based learning experiences

alabama s 22 consortia have articulation agreements
Alabama’s 22 consortia have articulation agreements

Together with area employers, they coordinate tech prep programs

articulation agreement
Articulation agreement:
  • A written commitment between the participants in a Tech Prep consortium to a secondary to postsecondary program designed to remove barriers and provide students with a non-duplicative sequence of courses leading to degree or certificate in the postsecondary education program.
types of tech prep articulated credit in alabama
Types of Tech Prep Articulated Credit in Alabama
  • Local agreements that result in

Course-for-Course Credit

within a program area.

  • Local agreements that result in Dual Enrollment
  • Statewide articulation agreements-

Memorandum of Understanding

2003 2004 statewide draft memorandum of understanding for natef certified programs
2003-2004 Statewide Draft Memorandum of Understandingfor NATEF Certified Programs:

Automotive Service Technology

Collision Repair Technology

Five Articulated Pathways by 2005

memorandum of agreement for
Memorandum of Agreementfor:

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC)

Aviation Maintenance - Airframe

Aviation Maintenance - Power plant

Avionics Technology

Computer Information Systems

Machine Tool Technology

Electronics Engineering Technology

Electrical Technology

Drafting

Industrial Electronics

Industrial Maintenance

Welding

goals of statewide articulation agreements
Goals of Statewide Articulation Agreements:
  • Provide a statewide standard for awarding articulated credit.
  • Provide a common method to identify articulated courses on high school transcripts.
  • Facilitate the use of articulated credit statewide.
articulation benefits for students
Articulation Benefits for Students:
  • College credit for high school courses
  • Rigorous and relevant academics
  • Cutting-edge technical expertise
  • Exposure to high-paying careers
  • Valuable experience for resumes
articulation benefits for parents
Articulation Benefits for Parents:
  • Reduced tuition costs and other expenses
  • Motivated students with a career focus
  • Employers may help pay for

college

articulation benefits for teachers and schools
Articulation Benefits for Teachers and Schools:
  • Challenging coursework
  • Better college preparation
  • Smooth transition to college
  • Community involvement and resources
articulation benefits for employers
Articulation Benefits for Employers
  • Reduced training costs
  • Employees who apply knowledge and skills to solve problems
  • World-class workforce
articulation benefits to the community
Articulation Benefits to the community:
  • An educated citizenry
  • A healthy economy
  • An improved quality of life
career tech and tech prep 2004 2005
Career Tech and Tech Prep 2004-2005
  • Statewide Articulation Plans:
    • Agriscience, Business/Marketing, Family and Consumer Sciences, Health Science, and Technical Education
  • Early College Enrollment Program
  • High School Apprenticeship Programs
  • On-line Career Tech Courses
questions comments
Questions, Comments?

Anita Sherman

Alabama Tech Prep

[email protected]

334-353-8949

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