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  •  
    • Mountain View High School
    • Career Academies At Work
  • Academy Team Claire Barrett SEITH Shauna Murray BTHS Terra Frei A & C Angela Edde FRESHMAN
  • How It Works
    • ALL INCOMING FRESHMAN automatically enter the Freshman Academy
      • Option to join a “themed team” or “traditional team”
    • In “FRESHMAN CORNERSTONE” students learn about the Academies and explore personal interests & aspirations
    • When registering for the SOPHOMORE year, students select an ACADEMY and a MAJOR
      • Arts and Communication
      • Business, Technology and Human Services
      • Science, Engineering, Industrial Tech and Health
  •  
    • Formation of Majors/Minors
      • 12 credit Major
      • 6 credit Minor
    • Block Scheduling
      • A/B Block with 64 possible credits
    • Credit Breakdown
      • Core classes = 32
      • 50 Required for graduation
    • Goal Continuum
    • Student Choice
    Equitable and Inclusive SLCs
  • Majors/Minors
    • Key Players
    • Academy Leads, Teachers, Administrators, Related Business and Community members)
    • All Majors equally rigorous
    • equal credits
    • Take into account
    • ELL classes, Special Ed. Study Center, Athletics, Religious Release, Off Campus classes
  • Block Scheduling
    • 64 possible with the block
      • - 32 core required
      • 32
    • -12 electives for a major
    • 20 credits
    • may be used for additional majors and/or minors, off-site classes, release time, or any other electives
    The additional classes allowed through block scheduling support and promote students earning majors and minors in their academies Currently: 50 credits to graduate A / B Block
  • Majors/Minors Every Maverick should strive to achieve the highest level possible. Goal Continuum
  • Student Choice
    • FRESHMAN CORNERSTONE CLASS
    • Orientation to TEAMS and ACADEMIES
    • Careers and decision making
        • Career Information Systems (CIS)
        • Academies / Majors / Minors
        • Major Checklist & High School Plan
        • Career Center tour
        • Transcript Review with Freshman Counselor
  • Evaluate
    • Where is your school in terms of EQUITY?
      • What are your special populations?
      • Can ANY student belong to ANY academy?
      • Can ANY student SUCCEED in ANY academy?
      • What are areas that need improvement?
  • Evaluate
    • Where would you like your school in terms of EQUITY?
      • Dreams
      • Realistic Goals
      • Action Plan – List the STEPS and Key players to accomplish your goal
    • Random selection vs. Choosing students
      • Questions predetermined and visible
      • 2 adults
      • Anonymity
      • Audio taping
      • Possible Uses:
        • Decision Making
        • Professional Development
    The Student Focus Group
    • Thank You