Adult students with disabilities, as defined in Section 1004.02(7), Florida Statutes, may be exempted from meeting the Basic Skills requirements (Rule 6A-10.040). Students served in exceptional student education (except gifted) as defined in s. 1003.01(3)(a), F.S., may also be exempted from meeting the Basic Skills requirement. Each school district and Florida College must adopt a policy addressing procedures for exempting eligible students with disabilities from the Basic Skills requirement as permitted in Section 1004.91(3), F.S. Students who possess a college degree at the Associate of Applied Science level or higher; who have completed or are exempt from the college entry-level examination; or who have passed a state, national, or industry licensure exam are exempt from meeting the Basic Skills requirement (Rule 6A-10.040, F.A.C.) Exemptions from state, national or industry licensure are limited to the certifications listed at http://www.fldoe.org/workforce/dwdframe/rtf/basic-skills.rtf.
Florida's postsecondary technical system overview
Learning Today, Earning Tomorrow An Overview of Florida’s Postsecondary Career and Technical Education System Kathleen Taylor Division of Career and Adult Education Florida Department of Education 1
Florida’s Economic Partnership• Enterprise Florida • Workforce Florida, Inc.• Regional Economic • Agency for Workforce Development Councils Workforce Innovation Education • Regional Workforce Boards Educating for Employment Economic Workforce Development Development Connecting Creating Jobs People with Jobs and Services Skilled Workforce “Talent” To Grow and Diversify Florida’s Economy 2
Career and Technical Education• Middle school A.S./A.A.S. degrees• Prepare for occupations requiring less than a 4-year degree• Aligned with the 17 national career clusters and Enterprise Florida’s target industry sectors “Based on the needs of business and industry”• Program standards developed by business and industry“What an individual needs to know and be able to do” 3
The Mission of WorkforceEducation Programs Highly Skilled Workforce “Talent” Needed to Grow and Diversify Florida’s Economy Career and Technical Education Adult Education Apprenticeship • Middle School – A.S. • Literacy • Highly structured Degree • GED program that provides • Preparing for • ESOL technical training in a occupations specific occupation • Adult High School requiring less than a • combination of 4-year degree classroom and on-the- job training • industry sponsored 4
Workforce Education Delivery System Business/ Industry Apprenticeship Programs Florida College Public Schools System • Career and Technical • Adult Education • Apprenticeship Private Correctional Institutions Facilities Community- Based Organizations 5
Delivery Structure Postsecondary Local Decision 58 Districts All 28 Colleges Districts Florida Colleges Operating Funds are provided in Operating Funds are provided in FUNDING the Workforce Development the Community College Program Funds and Performance-based Fund appropriations incentives appropriations Career Certificate Associate Degrees (A.S./A.A.S.) PROGRAMS Applied Technology Diploma College Credit Certificates Continuing Workforce Education Career Certificate Apprenticeship Applied Technology Diploma Literacy/Diploma Program Continuing Workforce Education Apprenticeship Literacy/Diploma 6
Statewide District Workforce Education Headcount, 2011-12 Total: 232,561 Adult General Education Career 177,559 Certificate 76% 46,710 20% Applied Technology Diploma 1,524 1% Apprenticeship 6,768 3%Source: FLDOE data. 7
Statewide Florida College Workforce Education Headcount by Program Area Apprenticeship Total: 205,606 College Credit 2,792 Certificate 1% 21,340 10% AS/AAS 115,244 Career 56% Certificate 27,548 14% Advanced Adult General Technical Education Certificate 38,391 291 19% 0%Source: FLDOE data. 8
Non-credit Technical Training –Top 10 Enrollments District Career Certificates College Career Certificates Practical Nursing Law Enforcement Officer Cosmetology Private Security Officer Early Childhood Education Correctional Officer Fire Fighter II Cosmetology Administrative Assistant Fire Fighter II Automotive Service Technology Practical Nursing Patient Care Technician School Age Certification AC, Refrigeration and Heating Early Childhood Education Nursing Assistant AC, Refrigeration and Heating Medical Assisting Administrative Assistant 9
Credit Programs – Top 10 Enrollments (Collegesonly) Credit Certificates/Applied Technology Associate in Science/Applied Science Emergency Medical Technician Nursing Paramedic Business Administration Business Management Criminal Justice Technology Medical Information Coder/Biller Paralegal Studies Business Specialist Early Childhood Education Accounting Applications Computer Information Administration Computer Programming Accounting Technology Office Management Emergency Medical Services Pre-School Office Administration CISCO CCNA Certificate Graphics Technology 10
Adult Education • Designed to increase literacy skills so individuals can become employed • Concerns regarding literary gains and the transition of adult education students to postsecondary education • Adult Education Career Pathways launched in June 2010 • Goal: To increase the percentage of adult education students who transition to postsecondary education and receive a degree, certificate or industry credential 11
Adult Education Career PathwayExampleC EXIT Earn RNP Earn Earn RNP EXIT CA A Postsecondary RR EXIT Earn RN Earn RN EXITE Degree EE (BS, AS, AAS, AA, ER EXIT Earn LPN CTE Certification) Earn LPN EXIT R Earn CNA Earn Standard Earn CNA Earn GED EXIT EXIT High School LL Certificate Diploma Certificate DiplomaA AD D Enroll in CTE Enroll in GED Enroll in an Enroll in CTED Adult Secondary D program CNA Prep course program CNAE High School ER R Applied Academics Applied Academics (VPI) Adult Basic Education 8.9 (VPI) Level Math Reading Language ESOL 6.0 – 8.9 6 NRS Levels Pre-GED CAREER 4.0 – 5.9 PLANNING COURSE 6.0 – 8.9 2.0 – 3.9 (Student Career Plan) 0.0 – 1.9 12
Workforce Education is PrimarilyFunded By State Resources $5 million, 1% $7 million, 2% $20 million, 3% $25 million, 6% $37 million, 8% $148 million, 25% Federal Adult Education Grants Federal Carl Perkins Grant $374 million, Student Tuition/Fees 84% $419 million, 71% State Funding Sources Districts Colleges (Total = $443 million) (Total = $592 million)Source: OPPAGA analysis of Department of Education data. 13
Program Results Average Annual Program Completion Rate Placement Rate Earnings Career Certificate (non credit) 53% 76% $32,733 A.S./A.A.S./Credit Certificates 48% 86% $44,120 GED 36% 48%* $24,576 Adult High School not available 51%* $19,844 *Employment placement only; does not include postsecondary placement 14
Average Annualized Earnings for 2009-10Completers with Full-Time Employment inFall 2010 $50,000 $46,604 $45,000 $41,732 $40,000 $37,984 $37,184 $35,000 $31,468 $30,000 $25,000 $20,000 $15,000 $10,000 $5,000 $- District College College College AS College AAS Career Career Credit Degree Degree Certificate Certificate Certificate 15
Full-time Average Initial Earnings of 2009-10 Postsecondary CTE Completers Annualized Number of Average Value Added Cumulative Value Initial Completers in Salary for of Added Earnings Cohort High School Credential Graduates Standard High School $20,924 118,679 $20,924 - - Diploma District $31,468 24,540 $20,924 $10,544 $258,749,760 Postsecondary CTE FCS Postsecondary $37,984 9,644 $20,924 $17,060 $164,526,640 Adult Vocational FCS Credit Certificate $37,184 7,703 $20,924 $16,260 $125,250,780 FCS Associate in $46,604 9,496 $20,924 $25,680 $243,857,280 Science FCS Associate in $41,732 2,255 $20,924 $20,808 $46,922,040 Applied Science Total Return $839,306,500Source: Analysis of FETPIP Data 16
Basic SkillsBasic Skills Level N/A Mathematics: 9 Language: 9 Reading: 9 Basic Skills In PSAV programs offered for 450 hours or more, in accordance with Rule 6A- 10.040, F.A.C., the minimum basic skills grade levels required for postsecondary adult career and technical students to complete this program are: Mathematics 9, Language 9, and Reading 9. These grade level numbers correspond to a grade equivalent score obtained on a state designated basic skills examination. Exemptions are listed in Statutes included in the framework
Contact Information Kathleen Taylor Division of Career and Adult Education (850) 245-9062 Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org
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