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Strengthening work based learning and college readiness programs - the career academies project, mary visher-shelley rappaport
 

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    • Strengthening Work-Based Learning and College Readiness Programs: The Career Academies Project: Linking Education and Careers Mary Visher, MDRC Mike Sack, Bloom Associates Shelley Rappaport, MDRC Funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project
    • THE CAREER ACADEMIES PROJECT Develop a program to build the capacity of academies to offer quality work-based learning and college readiness experiences to all students. The Goal: Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project
    • THE CAREER ACADEMIES PROJECT
      • Develop a program of curricula, activities, guides and materials
      • Test the program in four academies
      • Improve , revise and evaluate
      • Make the program available to all schools
      The Work: Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project
    • THE CAREER ACADEMIES PROJECT
      • Increase awareness of career and college options.
      • Make connections between school and careers.
      • Understand and practice “transferable skills”.
      • Graduate from high school with skills needed to succeed in college and career.
      Student Learning Outcomes: Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project
    • THE CAREER ACADEMIES PROJECT
      • Culinary Arts Academy – Tampa, FL
      • Digital Safari Academy – Concord, CA
      • Academy of Arts & Technology – Los Angeles, CA
      • Academy of Hospitality, Tourism, and Marketing – Atlanta, GA
      The Academies: Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project
    • THE CAREER ACADEMIES PROJECT
      • 10 to 15 lessons (“workshops”), each grade, taught by CTE teachers:
      • Career Development topics
      • Career Exploration topics
      • College Readiness topics
      The Program: Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project
    • THE CAREER ACADEMIES PROJECT
      • All 10th and 11th graders attend half- day group visits to local worksites.
      • Visits are carefully structured with clear learning objectives.
      • Students and employers are well prepared before visit.
      The Program: Career Exploration Visits Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project
    • THE CAREER ACADEMIES PROJECT Career Exploration Visits Sample Workshops Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project
      • Choosing a Career
      • The Big Picture
      • What does the CEV Mean to Me?
      • Making a Professional First Impression
      • The Winning Interview
      • The Endless Job List
      • Writing a Resume
      • Skills for Success
      • Planning a Resume
      • CEVs – What, Where, Why?
    • THE CAREER ACADEMIES PROJECT
      • All 10th and 11th graders visit college campuses.
      • Local 2-year and 4-year colleges.
      • Parental involvement.
      • Counseling and mentoring supports.
      The Program: College Visits Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project
    • THE CAREER ACADEMIES PROJECT College Visits Sample Workshops Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project
      • Finishing Strong: Making a Smooth Transition
      • Intro to College Board Resources
      • Financial Aid Speaker
      • Planning for College
      • Applying to College
      • Reflections on the Visit
      • Choosing the Right College
      • Researching a College and Planning a Visit
      • Entrance Exams
      • College: Myths & Facts
    • THE CAREER ACADEMIES PROJECT
      • All 12th grade students offered internships
      • Compensated (pay, credit, stipends)
      • Project-based
      • Concurrent, weekly classroom seminar
      The Program: Internships & Seminar Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project
    • THE CAREER ACADEMIES PROJECT Internships & Seminars Sample Seminars Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project
      • Diversity
      • Moving Forward
      • Managing Stress
      • Leadership
      • A Matter of Time
      • Job Satisfaction
      • The Big Picture
      • Customer Service
      • First Week on the Job
    • THE CAREER ACADEMIES PROJECT
      • Continue Pilot – refine program
      • Evaluate student and school-level outcomes
      • Evaluate feasibility
      • Scale-up
      Next Steps: Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project
    • THE CAREER ACADEMIES PROJECT
      • Mary Visher
      • [email_address]
      • Sue Bloom
      • [email_address]
      • Mike Sack
      • MSack@yesphilly.org
      For more information, contact: Linking Education & Careers The Career Academies Project