> Project>Login is a program
of Educate Maine, a
business-led education
advocacy organization.

2
THE CHALLENGE
THE CHALLENGE

> In 2010, seven large Maine
employers reported they
alone would need 500 to 700
computer technology worker...
THE CHALLENGE

> In 2011, Maine economist Charles Lawton

predicted that, by 2018, Maine’s second largest
workforce shorta...
THE CHALLENGE

> University of Maine System campuses were
graduating only 50-70 computing and IT
students each year.

> No...
THE CHALLENGE

IT Talent Challenge – 2012
Public awareness

Inaccurate
understanding
of profession

Middle and High
School...
THE CHALLENGE

> Maine would not have the

skilled workers needed for
computing and information
technology careers by 2018...
THE OPPORTUNITY
THE OPPORTUNITY

> Four out of the top 10 “Best Jobs for

2013” from US News and World Report
are computer-related.

> Of ...
THE OPPORTUNITY

> Computing occupations are expected to
dominate STEM professions by 2018

Source: http://cew.georgetown....
THE OPPORTUNITY

> Maine has hundreds of openings for
computing and IT professionals in a
variety of specialties every yea...
THE OPPORTUNITY

> Problem-solving, software, and project
skills were among the most mentioned
in all Maine listings from ...
SOLUTIONS
SOLUTIONS

> In 2012, the CEOs of 7 of Maine’s large IT-enabled

companies — in partnership with the University of
Maine S...
SOLUTIONS

> In 2012, the CEOs of 7 of Maine’s large IT-enabled

companies — in partnership with the University of
Maine S...
SOLUTIONS

> In 2012, the CEOs of 7 of Maine’s large IT-enabled

companies — in partnership with the University of
Maine S...
SOLUTIONS

> Project>Login’s Vision
Expand the network of computing
and IT professionals in Maine
through education, infor...
SOLUTIONS

> Project>Login’s Core Goal
Double the number of computing
and IT bachelor’s degree graduates
at participating ...
SOLUTIONS

> Campus Networking Receptions

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SOLUTIONS

> Campus Networking Receptions

October 2013 – February 2014:
39 business representatives met with
more than 15...
SOLUTIONS

> UMS Student Success Initiative

19
SOLUTIONS

> UMS Student Success Initiative

2012’s incoming computing and IT class on
UMS campuses was the largest in 5 y...
SOLUTIONS

> Paid College Internships Inventory

20
SOLUTIONS

> Paid College Internships Inventory

21
SOLUTIONS

> Paid College Internships Inventory

22
SOLUTIONS

> Paid College Internships Inventory

Over 100 paid internships now
included in a permanent inventory
of intern...
SOLUTIONS

> Public Awareness and Outreach

23
SOLUTIONS

> Public Awareness and Outreach

23
SOLUTIONS

> Public Awareness and Outreach

23
SOLUTIONS

> Public Awareness and Outreach

23
SOLUTIONS

> Public Awareness and Outreach

23
SOLUTIONS

> Public Awareness and Outreach

23

Source: https://groups.diigo.com/group/projec
SOLUTIONS

> Pathways to the Profession
But even doubling computing and IT
bachelor’s degree graduates at all of
Maine’s c...
PATHWAYS
PATHWAYS

> Pathways to the Profession
To meet the demand, we need to
help all young and adult learners
who are sparked by...
> From curiosity to career

Connecting learner passion with best-fit careers

Leadership & Analysis & Development & Testin...
Leadership & Analysis & Development & Testing & Data, Security
Support & Networking
Management Architecture Programming

W...
Leadership & Analysis & Development & Testing & Data, Security
Support & Networking
Management Architecture Programming

W...
Leadership & Analysis & Development & Testing & Data, Security
Support & Networking
Management Architecture Programming

W...
PATHWAYS

> Career Awareness

CODE.ORG – National promotion campaign

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwLXrN0Yguk
PATHWAYS

> Career Awareness

CODE.ORG – National promotion campaign

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwLXrN0Yguk
PATHWAYS

> Engaging learning activities

HOUR OF CODE – Tutorials for 9 years old to adult
PATHWAYS

> Engaging learning activities

LEARN.CODE.ORG – 20+ hour of tutorials and full K-8 curriculum
PATHWAYS

> Engaging learning activities

HOUR OF CODE – Tutorials for 9 years old to adult
PATHWAYS

> Engaging learning activities

HOUR OF CODE – Tutorials for 9 years old to adult
PATHWAYS

> Engaging learning activities

HOUR OF CODE – Tutorials for 9 years old to adult

Maine schools provided an Hou...
PATHWAYS

> Engaging learning activities

KHAN ACADEMY – Intro to Computer Programming - 10 years to adult

Source: www.co...
PATHWAYS

> Engaging learning activities

KHAN ACADEMY – Intro to Computer Programming - 10 years to adult

Source: www.co...
PATHWAYS

> Connected learning opportunities

CODER DOJO - COMMUNITY CODING CLUBS – 8-16 years old + mentors

Global colla...
PATHWAYS

> Connected learning opportunities

CODER DOJO - COMMUNITY CODING CLUBS – 8-16 years old + mentors

Global colla...
PATHWAYS

> Connected learning opportunities

CODER DOJO - COMMUNITY CODING CLUBS – 8-16 years old + mentors

Global colla...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
PROFICIENCY-BASED GRADUATION DIPLOMA - LD1422
Reporting Method

Standards, I...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
PROFICIENCY-BASED GRADUATION DIPLOMA - LD1422

Source: http://www.maine.gov/...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
CONTENT-AREA STANDARDS IN MATH AND SCIENCE

Source: http://is.gd/csapalignme...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
CONTENT-AREA STANDARDS IN MATH AND SCIENCE

Source: http://is.gd/csapalignme...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
CONTENT-AREA STANDARDS IN MATH AND SCIENCE

Source: http://is.gd/csapalignme...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
COMPUTATIONAL THINKING ACROSS THE CURRICULA

Source: http://csta.acm.org/Cur...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
COMPUTATIONAL THINKING ACROSS THE CURRICULA

Source: http://csta.acm.org/Cur...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
COMPUTATIONAL THINKING ACROSS THE CURRICULA

• Decomposing problems
• Recogn...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
COMPUTATIONAL THINKING ACROSS THE CURRICULA

• Decomposing problems
• Recogn...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
COMPUTATIONAL THINKING ACROSS THE CURRICULA

• Decomposing problems
• Recogn...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
PROFICIENCY-BASED GRADUATION DIPLOMA - LD1422

Source: http://www.maine.gov/...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
PROFICIENCY-BASED GRADUATION DIPLOMA - LD1422

Source: http://www.maine.gov/...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
CROSS-CURRICULAR STANDARDS — MLR Guiding Principles

• Communicate clearly a...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
CROSS-CURRICULAR STANDARDS — Correlations (National Academies)

• 21ST-CENTU...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
CROSS-CURRICULAR STANDARDS — Research on benefits

Source: http://www.nmefou...
PATHWAYS

> Aligning computing with standards
CROSS-CURRICULAR STANDARDS — Research on benefits

“Developing 21st century ...
2014 INITIATIVES
2014 INITIATIVES

> 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees
MATCHING STUDENT INTERESTS WITH SPECIFIC DEGREES & CAREERS
2014 INITIATIVES

> 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees
MATCHING STUDENT INTERESTS WITH SPECIFIC DEGREES & CAREERS

Leade...
2014 INITIATIVES

> 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees

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2014 INITIATIVES

> 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees

53
2014 INITIATIVES

> 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees

53
2014 INITIATIVES

> 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees

53
2014 INITIATIVES

> 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees

53
2014 INITIATIVES

> 2. Mentoring Opportunities
HELPING STUDENTS GAIN INSIGHTS INTO THE PROFESSIONAL WORLD
2014 INITIATIVES

> 2. Mentoring Opportunities
HELPING STUDENTS GAIN INSIGHTS INTO THE PROFESSIONAL WORLD

• Campus networ...
2014 INITIATIVES

> 2. Mentoring Opportunities
APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors

55
2014 INITIATIVES

> 2. Mentoring Opportunities
APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors

55
2014 INITIATIVES

> 2. Mentoring Opportunities
APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors

BES...
2014 INITIATIVES

> 2. Mentoring Opportunities
APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors

BES...
2014 INITIATIVES

> 2. Mentoring Opportunities
APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors

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2014 INITIATIVES

> 2. Mentoring Opportunities
APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors

56
2014 INITIATIVES

> 2. Mentoring Opportunities
APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors

56
2014 INITIATIVES

> 2. Mentoring Opportunities
APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors
2014 INITIATIVES

> 2. Mentoring Opportunities
APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors
2014 INITIATIVES

> 2. Mentoring Opportunities
APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors
2014 INITIATIVES

> 2. Mentoring Opportunities
APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors
OUR VISION
OUR VISION

> It is not our goal to convince every
young and adult learner in Maine
to go into this field.

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OUR VISION

> It is not our goal to convince every
young and adult learner in Maine
to go into this field.

We want to hel...
OUR VISION

> Future IT Professionals Network
Public
understanding

Middle & High
School, College,
Adult Learners

Accurat...
Connect with us
> projectlogin.com
> linkedin.com/groups/Project-Login-5000152
> facebook.com/projectlog
> twitter.com/pro...
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Introduction to Project>Login

  1. 1. > Project>Login is a program of Educate Maine, a business-led education advocacy organization. 2
  2. 2. THE CHALLENGE
  3. 3. THE CHALLENGE > In 2010, seven large Maine employers reported they alone would need 500 to 700 computer technology workers within 5 years. Source: http://www.cra.org/uploads/documents/resources/taulbee/CS_Degree_and_Enrollment_Trends_2010-11.pdf 4
  4. 4. THE CHALLENGE > In 2011, Maine economist Charles Lawton predicted that, by 2018, Maine’s second largest workforce shortage would be in computing & IT. Precision Production Computer & Information Sciences Personal and Culinary Services Science Technologies/ Technicians > > > > -1,055 -977 -280 -96 Source: Lawton, Charles. “The Midcoast Campus: A Model in Education and Economic Development.” SMCC Journal of Innovation and Transformation. Spring 2011. 5
  5. 5. THE CHALLENGE > University of Maine System campuses were graduating only 50-70 computing and IT students each year. > Not all UMS graduates stay in Maine. > Even if doubled, these graduates would only meet part of the demand for computing and IT professionals 6
  6. 6. THE CHALLENGE IT Talent Challenge – 2012 Public awareness Inaccurate understanding of profession Middle and High Schools Limited opportunities for learning Bachelors degree graduates in computing and IT Fewer than 100 per year Projected openings through 2020 Openings: 1,500 Gap: 1,000 Source: Jobs for the Future, Real Time Labor Market Information for Maine, Burning Glass Technologies, Labor Insight, October 2011 – October 7, 2012, John Dorrer. 7
  7. 7. THE CHALLENGE > Maine would not have the skilled workers needed for computing and information technology careers by 2018 Source: http://bangordailynews.com/2010/06/20/news/national-study-shows-shortage-of-skilled-workers-in-maine-by-2018/?ref=relatedBox 8
  8. 8. THE OPPORTUNITY
  9. 9. THE OPPORTUNITY > Four out of the top 10 “Best Jobs for 2013” from US News and World Report are computer-related. > Of all college majors, computer science had the third-highest starting salary in 2013. Source: http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/rankings/the-100-best-jobs Source: http://www.naceweb.org/uploadedFiles/NACEWeb/Research/Salary_Survey/Reports/SS_Jan2013_ExecSummary.pdf 10
  10. 10. THE OPPORTUNITY > Computing occupations are expected to dominate STEM professions by 2018 Source: http://cew.georgetown.edu/STEM/ Computer Occupations Engineers & Engineering Technicians Life & Physical Science Occupations Architects, Surveyors, & Technicians Mathematical Science Occupations 11
  11. 11. THE OPPORTUNITY > Maine has hundreds of openings for computing and IT professionals in a variety of specialties every year. IT Project Managers Computer Systems Analysts Software Developers Computer Programmers > > > > Total job openings posted in 2012 > 806 152 205 237 212 Source: Jobs for the Future, Real Time Labor Market Information for Maine, Burning Glass Technologies, Labor Insight, October 2011 – October 7, 2012, John Dorrer. 12
  12. 12. THE OPPORTUNITY > Problem-solving, software, and project skills were among the most mentioned in all Maine listings from Jan–Jun 2013 1 Communication & Coordination 2 Business Environment Skills 3 Problem Solving 4 Software & Programming 5 Customer Service 6 7 8 9 10 Project & Process Skills Administrative Support Sales Basic Patient Care Accounting & Bookkeeping Source: Burning Glass, via http://www.mdf.org/publications/Jobs-in-Maine-Online-Job-Postings-by-Industry-Occupation-Skills-andEducation/664/ 13
  13. 13. SOLUTIONS
  14. 14. SOLUTIONS > In 2012, the CEOs of 7 of Maine’s large IT-enabled companies — in partnership with the University of Maine System — created Project>Login to strengthen Maine's computing and IT workforce. 15
  15. 15. SOLUTIONS > In 2012, the CEOs of 7 of Maine’s large IT-enabled companies — in partnership with the University of Maine System — created Project>Login to strengthen Maine's computing and IT workforce. 15
  16. 16. SOLUTIONS > In 2012, the CEOs of 7 of Maine’s large IT-enabled companies — in partnership with the University of Maine System — created Project>Login to strengthen Maine's computing and IT workforce. 15
  17. 17. SOLUTIONS > Project>Login’s Vision Expand the network of computing and IT professionals in Maine through education, information, and internships. 16
  18. 18. SOLUTIONS > Project>Login’s Core Goal Double the number of computing and IT bachelor’s degree graduates at participating universities and colleges within 4 years. 17
  19. 19. SOLUTIONS > Campus Networking Receptions 18
  20. 20. SOLUTIONS > Campus Networking Receptions October 2013 – February 2014: 39 business representatives met with more than 150 students — as well as leaders, faculty, and staff — on 5 UMS campuses and Thomas College. 18
  21. 21. SOLUTIONS > UMS Student Success Initiative 19
  22. 22. SOLUTIONS > UMS Student Success Initiative 2012’s incoming computing and IT class on UMS campuses was the largest in 5 years. Seven percent more of those students returned for their second year compared to the prior year. 19
  23. 23. SOLUTIONS > Paid College Internships Inventory 20
  24. 24. SOLUTIONS > Paid College Internships Inventory 21
  25. 25. SOLUTIONS > Paid College Internships Inventory 22
  26. 26. SOLUTIONS > Paid College Internships Inventory Over 100 paid internships now included in a permanent inventory of internship providers willing to talk with students year-round. 22
  27. 27. SOLUTIONS > Public Awareness and Outreach 23
  28. 28. SOLUTIONS > Public Awareness and Outreach 23
  29. 29. SOLUTIONS > Public Awareness and Outreach 23
  30. 30. SOLUTIONS > Public Awareness and Outreach 23
  31. 31. SOLUTIONS > Public Awareness and Outreach 23
  32. 32. SOLUTIONS > Public Awareness and Outreach 23 Source: https://groups.diigo.com/group/projec
  33. 33. SOLUTIONS > Pathways to the Profession But even doubling computing and IT bachelor’s degree graduates at all of Maine’s colleges and universities won’t meet the projected demand in 2020. 24
  34. 34. PATHWAYS
  35. 35. PATHWAYS > Pathways to the Profession To meet the demand, we need to help all young and adult learners who are sparked by tech discover, explore, and pursue pathways to the profession. 26
  36. 36. > From curiosity to career Connecting learner passion with best-fit careers Leadership & Analysis & Development & Testing & Data, Security Support & Networking Management Architecture Programming Work/Life skills + Computational skills CRITICAL THINKING • COLLABORATION = PROBLEM + COMPUTATIONAL THINKINGCREATIVITY COMMUNICATION • CREATIVITY SOLVING + COMPUTING + 28
  37. 37. Leadership & Analysis & Development & Testing & Data, Security Support & Networking Management Architecture Programming Work/Life skills + Computational skills CRITICAL THINKING • COLLABORATION COMPUTATIONAL THINKING = PROBLEM COMMUNICATION • CREATIVITY + SOLVING + COMPUTING + CREATIVITY Apprentice Connect Explore Discover PLAY • TINKER • MAKE • STUDY • CRAFT Start with Curiosity • Raise Awareness • Nurture the Spark 31
  38. 38. Leadership & Analysis & Development & Testing & Data, Security Support & Networking Management Architecture Programming Work/Life skills + Computational skills CRITICAL THINKING • COLLABORATION COMPUTATIONAL THINKING = PROBLEM COMMUNICATION • CREATIVITY + SOLVING + COMPUTING + CREATIVITY Young Learners Career Experience College Studies High school Middle school Elementary Career Experience Adult Prior Learning Assessments Learners Collaborative Activities College Studies Online Learning PLAY • TINKER • MAKE • STUDY • CRAFT Start with Curiosity • Raise Awareness • Nurture the Spark 32
  39. 39. Leadership & Analysis & Development & Testing & Data, Security Support & Networking Management Architecture Programming Work/Life skills + Computational skills CRITICAL THINKING • COLLABORATION COMPUTATIONAL THINKING = PROBLEM COMMUNICATION • CREATIVITY + SOLVING + COMPUTING + CREATIVITY Startup Computing & IT Paid Weekends academics Internships (College/univ) Codecademy Google Real-world Summer of projects MIT App Beauty & Joy Code/Code-In Inventor of Computing Informational (10-12 & Adult) Scratch/Snap Technovation/ interviews Community app Khan challenges Job shadows Exploring CS Academy units (9-12 & (Intro to CS) Invention Career fairs Adult) Convention Hour of Code & Beyond Presentations by Computing Clubs/ Computational Studies (code.org) (K-9 & Adult) professionals Coder Dojos Udacity INDIVIDUAL LEARNING COLLABORATIVE LEARNING CLASSROOM LEARNING CAREER LEARNING 34
  40. 40. PATHWAYS > Career Awareness CODE.ORG – National promotion campaign Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwLXrN0Yguk
  41. 41. PATHWAYS > Career Awareness CODE.ORG – National promotion campaign Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwLXrN0Yguk
  42. 42. PATHWAYS > Engaging learning activities HOUR OF CODE – Tutorials for 9 years old to adult
  43. 43. PATHWAYS > Engaging learning activities LEARN.CODE.ORG – 20+ hour of tutorials and full K-8 curriculum
  44. 44. PATHWAYS > Engaging learning activities HOUR OF CODE – Tutorials for 9 years old to adult
  45. 45. PATHWAYS > Engaging learning activities HOUR OF CODE – Tutorials for 9 years old to adult
  46. 46. PATHWAYS > Engaging learning activities HOUR OF CODE – Tutorials for 9 years old to adult Maine schools provided an Hour of Code to over 17,000 K-12 students during Computer Science Week in December.
  47. 47. PATHWAYS > Engaging learning activities KHAN ACADEMY – Intro to Computer Programming - 10 years to adult Source: www.codecademy.com Source: https://www.khanacademy.org/cs
  48. 48. PATHWAYS > Engaging learning activities KHAN ACADEMY – Intro to Computer Programming - 10 years to adult Source: www.codecademy.com Source: https://www.khanacademy.org/cs
  49. 49. PATHWAYS > Connected learning opportunities CODER DOJO - COMMUNITY CODING CLUBS – 8-16 years old + mentors Global collaboration for free & open learning Source: coderdojo.org 41
  50. 50. PATHWAYS > Connected learning opportunities CODER DOJO - COMMUNITY CODING CLUBS – 8-16 years old + mentors Global collaboration for free & open learning Source: coderdojo.org 41
  51. 51. PATHWAYS > Connected learning opportunities CODER DOJO - COMMUNITY CODING CLUBS – 8-16 years old + mentors Global collaboration for free & open learning Source: coderdojo.org 41 Source: studentsatthecenter.org/
  52. 52. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards PROFICIENCY-BASED GRADUATION DIPLOMA - LD1422 Reporting Method Standards, Indicators, Objectives Assessment Method Source: http://www.maine.gov/doe/proficiency/standards/pbls-model.html 42
  53. 53. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards PROFICIENCY-BASED GRADUATION DIPLOMA - LD1422 Source: http://www.maine.gov/doe/proficiency/standards/pbls-model.html 43
  54. 54. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards CONTENT-AREA STANDARDS IN MATH AND SCIENCE Source: http://is.gd/csapalignment 44
  55. 55. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards CONTENT-AREA STANDARDS IN MATH AND SCIENCE Source: http://is.gd/csapalignment 44
  56. 56. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards CONTENT-AREA STANDARDS IN MATH AND SCIENCE Source: http://is.gd/csapalignment 44
  57. 57. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards COMPUTATIONAL THINKING ACROSS THE CURRICULA Source: http://csta.acm.org/Curriculum/sub/CompThinking.html
  58. 58. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards COMPUTATIONAL THINKING ACROSS THE CURRICULA Source: http://csta.acm.org/Curriculum/sub/CompThinking.html
  59. 59. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards COMPUTATIONAL THINKING ACROSS THE CURRICULA • Decomposing problems • Recognizing patterns • Turning patterns into models • Designing algorithms • Analyzing and visualizing data Source: http://csta.acm.org/Curriculum/sub/CompThinking.html
  60. 60. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards COMPUTATIONAL THINKING ACROSS THE CURRICULA • Decomposing problems • Recognizing patterns • Turning patterns into models • Designing algorithms • Analyzing and visualizing data Source: http://csta.acm.org/Curriculum/sub/CompThinking.html
  61. 61. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards COMPUTATIONAL THINKING ACROSS THE CURRICULA • Decomposing problems • Recognizing patterns • Turning patterns into models • Designing algorithms • Analyzing and visualizing data Source: http://csta.acm.org/Curriculum/sub/CompThinking.html
  62. 62. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards PROFICIENCY-BASED GRADUATION DIPLOMA - LD1422 Source: http://www.maine.gov/doe/proficiency/standards/pbls-model.html 46
  63. 63. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards PROFICIENCY-BASED GRADUATION DIPLOMA - LD1422 Source: http://www.maine.gov/doe/proficiency/standards/pbls-model.html 47
  64. 64. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards CROSS-CURRICULAR STANDARDS — MLR Guiding Principles • Communicate clearly and effectively • Demonstrate the habits of being a self-directed life-long learner • Apply creative and practical approaches to solving problems • Engage in responsible and involved citizenship • Demonstrate integrative and informed thinking Source: http://www.maine.gov/doe/proficiency/standards/guiding-principles.html 48
  65. 65. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards CROSS-CURRICULAR STANDARDS — Correlations (National Academies) • 21ST-CENTURY SKILLS - P21 Partnership • HABITS OF MIND - Art Costa and Bena Kallick/ACSD • EMPLOYABILITY STANDARDS - Skills USA Workforce Ready System • PERSONAL AND WORKFORCE COMPETENCIES - US Dept of Labor • PIAAC ADULT COMPETENCIES - OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Source: http://goo.gl/4367X0 49
  66. 66. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards CROSS-CURRICULAR STANDARDS — Research on benefits Source: http://www.nmefoundation.org/resources/time/the-promise-of-extended-learning-opportunities-new 50
  67. 67. PATHWAYS > Aligning computing with standards CROSS-CURRICULAR STANDARDS — Research on benefits “Developing 21st century skills in the last year of school is positively correlated with higher perceived work quality later in life." Source: http://www.nmefoundation.org/resources/time/the-promise-of-extended-learning-opportunities-new 50
  68. 68. 2014 INITIATIVES
  69. 69. 2014 INITIATIVES > 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees MATCHING STUDENT INTERESTS WITH SPECIFIC DEGREES & CAREERS
  70. 70. 2014 INITIATIVES > 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees MATCHING STUDENT INTERESTS WITH SPECIFIC DEGREES & CAREERS Leadership and Management Analysis and Architecture Development and Programming Testing and Support Data, Security, and Networking
  71. 71. 2014 INITIATIVES > 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees 53
  72. 72. 2014 INITIATIVES > 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees 53
  73. 73. 2014 INITIATIVES > 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees 53
  74. 74. 2014 INITIATIVES > 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees 53
  75. 75. 2014 INITIATIVES > 1. Promoting Career Groups & Degrees 53
  76. 76. 2014 INITIATIVES > 2. Mentoring Opportunities HELPING STUDENTS GAIN INSIGHTS INTO THE PROFESSIONAL WORLD
  77. 77. 2014 INITIATIVES > 2. Mentoring Opportunities HELPING STUDENTS GAIN INSIGHTS INTO THE PROFESSIONAL WORLD • Campus networking receptions • Career presentations in schools • Professional roundtables • Informational interviews • Job and career shadowing • Student app challenges
  78. 78. 2014 INITIATIVES > 2. Mentoring Opportunities APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors 55
  79. 79. 2014 INITIATIVES > 2. Mentoring Opportunities APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors 55
  80. 80. 2014 INITIATIVES > 2. Mentoring Opportunities APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors BEST IN MAINE Sebasticook Valley MS Rare Animal Preservation App Gray-New Gloucester HS Trail Tracker App 55
  81. 81. 2014 INITIATIVES > 2. Mentoring Opportunities APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors BEST IN MAINE Sebasticook Valley MS Rare Animal Preservation App Gray-New Gloucester HS Trail Tracker App 55
  82. 82. 2014 INITIATIVES > 2. Mentoring Opportunities APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors 56
  83. 83. 2014 INITIATIVES > 2. Mentoring Opportunities APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors 56
  84. 84. 2014 INITIATIVES > 2. Mentoring Opportunities APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors 56
  85. 85. 2014 INITIATIVES > 2. Mentoring Opportunities APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors
  86. 86. 2014 INITIATIVES > 2. Mentoring Opportunities APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors
  87. 87. 2014 INITIATIVES > 2. Mentoring Opportunities APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors
  88. 88. 2014 INITIATIVES > 2. Mentoring Opportunities APP CHALLENGES – Middle School, High School, College, Adults + mentors
  89. 89. OUR VISION
  90. 90. OUR VISION > It is not our goal to convince every young and adult learner in Maine to go into this field. 59
  91. 91. OUR VISION > It is not our goal to convince every young and adult learner in Maine to go into this field. We want to help those who are sparked by computing technology to follow their curiosity through the learning activities, academic studies, and career experiences that will prepare them to thrive in in this field. 59
  92. 92. OUR VISION > Future IT Professionals Network Public understanding Middle & High School, College, Adult Learners Accurate perception of profession Numerous opportunities for learning Univ of Maine System Projected workforce Community Colleges gap in 2020 Private Colleges UMS Comm. Coll. Priv. Coll. more Gap: 0 60
  93. 93. Connect with us > projectlogin.com > linkedin.com/groups/Project-Login-5000152 > facebook.com/projectlog > twitter.com/projectlogin Project>Login is a business-led campaign to expand the network of computing professionals in Maine through education, information, and internships. 61
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