Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Brac Symposium For General William 041108
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Brac Symposium For General William 041108

699

Published on

Published in: Education, Career
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
699
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide
  • 06/09/09
  • Transcript

    1. PREPARING STUDENTS FOR HIGH TECH POSITIONS : BRACTION PLAN & THE BCPSS - BRAC SYMPOSIUM General Bennie William, Chief of Staff APRIL 11, 2008
    2. OVERVIEW: BRAC & BCPSS <ul><li>Effect of BRAC on the City </li></ul><ul><li>MSDE’s Initiatives – Brief Overview </li></ul><ul><li>BCPSS’s Former Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Revised BCPSS Strategy for BRACtion Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transformation Schools Initiative = expanding school opportunities and school choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning to Work Model = developing students’ marketable skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fair Student Funding = giving school’s choices about operations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 Point Plan for BRAC & BCPSS – (1) align BRAC initiatives w/ Transformation Schools Strategy; (2) Expand rigorous curricula throughout the district; (3) Strengthen STEM programs in the City (recruitment & training of qualified teachers); (4) Develop “Learning to Work Model”; (5) Invest in human capital to expand STEM, AP, GATE, and related programs; & (6) Increase partnerships </li></ul></ul>
    3. OVERVIEW: BRAC EFFECT - EDUCATION <ul><li>Population Increase </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2,552 new households expected by 2018 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased demand for schools specializing in math/science/engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BRAC jobs will primarily focus on the following employment sectors: computer/electronic/general engineering, telecommunications, and contracting services. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Baltimore City will benefit from BRAC initiatives by (a) recognizing the employment supply shift , (b) adapting education systems to prepare for the student influx , and (c) preparing education tracks to make Baltimore City schools an attractive location for potential teachers and students affiliated with the military bases. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BCPSS Secondary School Transformation Strategy & Learning to Work Plan will be most efficient vehicle for implementing the City’s BRACtion Plan. </li></ul></ul>
    4. MARYLAND STATE BRAC INITIATIVES Initiatives: Explanation: Federal Impact Aid Grants <ul><li>Increased federal funding for federally connected students </li></ul>STEM Program Expansion <ul><li>Increase grant distribution to school districts that expand use of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Programs </li></ul>Project Lead the Way & Gateway to Technology Expansion <ul><li>Programs that incorporate pre-engineering and biomedical sciences curriculum and partner with institutions of higher education and business/industry. </li></ul>Advanced Placement (AP) & International Baccalaureate (IB) Program Expansion <ul><li>Incorporating federal grant incentive programs to expand schools’ inclusion of AP and IB programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on increasing access to AP and IB programs to minority students. </li></ul><ul><li>Expansion of Professional Development opportunities for teachers in school districts. </li></ul>
    5. MARYLAND STATE BRAC INITIATIVES Initiatives: Explanation: Teacher Preparation, Licensure, and Recruitment <ul><li>Expand teacher certifying opportunities and alternative certification programs such Associate of Arts in Teaching, Troops to Teachers Program, Adjunct Teaching Corps, Teach for America, CTE Teacher Expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Ease administrative burdens to certification and market Maryland’s improved pension program </li></ul>Child Care Expansion & Recruitment <ul><li>Market and expand state certified child care programs: Maryland Network of Child Care Resource Referral, Army in Your Neighborhood Project, Online Information Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Recruit more child care service providers </li></ul>Prioritize BRAC Communications <ul><li>MSDE will make the BRAC Initiatives a permanent agenda topic for all executive sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of BRAC workgroup to recommend specific proposals and evaluate the initiatives’ implementation </li></ul>
    6. BRAC & BCPSS INITIATIVES (CURRENT) <ul><li>II.3 Prepare the School-Age Population and the Existing Workforce for BRAC Jobs : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a short and long-term communication and marketing plan that will expand the number of skilled job candidates for BRAC-related employment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examine Charter Schools as a means of satisfying BRAC-related education needs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support the development of strong math and science curricula for city students at all levels, through programs such as Career and Technology Education (CTE) . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assess the needs in education and training for secondary and spin-off jobs . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support the development of programs in the building trades . </li></ul></ul>
    7. <ul><li>II.4 Strengthen Partnerships with Institutes of Higher Learning to Coordinate BRAC Preparedness : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop and promote comprehensive programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). </li></ul></ul>BRAC & BCPSS INITIATIVES (CURRENT)
    8. BCPSS NEW SYSTEMIC DIRECTION Expanding Opportunities for School Choice & Autonomy (Fair Student Funding Strategy) Focusing on Increased & Improved College &Career Prep through “Learning to Work”
    9. (1) Fair Student Funding Guidelines for Enhancing Program Offerings <ul><li>Schools should develop work-based learning opportunities consistent with the school’s theme (if applicable) and/or voluntary state curriculum standards and core learning goal. </li></ul><ul><li>Schools shall organize student time to allow for students to participate in a variety of work-based learning opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>Schools should work with their community and business partners to offer work-based learning opportunities to include job shadowing, internships, summer jobs, volunteer opportunities, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>In the event a school does not have sufficient community and business contacts, schools shall work with the Office of Secondary Schools and the Office of Partnerships to develop work-based opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>Schools should make appropriate provisions for students with special needs to participate and succeed in work-based learning programs. </li></ul>
    10. (2) Secondary Transformation Schools Effect on Skill Development <ul><li>Two new Work-Based Learning Schools opening in fall 2008: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Baltimore Civitas School </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>& </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The REACH! School </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Student Enrollment Fair scheduled for May 1 & May 3) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    11. (3) Learning to Work – Effect on Skill Development in BCPSS Learning to Work Expand & Specialize Programs For All Middle Grades Students Provide Opportunities At All Secondary Schools Specialized Opportunities @ Particular Schools
    12. (4) 6 POINT OVERVIEW PLAN FOR BCPSS TO PREPARE FOR BRAC
    13. (4) 6 POINT OVERVIEW PLAN FOR BCPSS TO PREPARE FOR BRAC
    14. (4) 6 POINT OVERVIEW PLAN FOR BCPSS TO PREPARE FOR BRAC
    15. Next Steps <ul><li>Revise current Baltimore City BRACtion plan by June 2008 to better reflect BCPSS systemic reforms. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with Partners to strengthen opportunities for work-based learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage CitiStat and SchoolStat collaboration to track federally connected students in order to maximize federal Impact Aid grant potential. </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor expansion of Learning to Work programs, CTE, GATE, AP Programming, and Ingenuity Project through Transformation Schools Initiative </li></ul>

    ×