It’s Career Education

 Preparing students
for college and career
Remember this?
What’s the difference?
Vocational Education        Career Education
  Job specific training     Career Preparation

  S...
Kansas Career Education
    Kansas   Career Cluster Model
      Create New Partnerships
Aspects of Career Education:
  Career and Technical Education
   – knowledge and skill development in
        career area...
New Model

elevant to current workplace


ligned with postsecondary


lexible   responsive to change
Current Initiatives

Programs of Study
   Sequencing of CTE Courses

   Alignment with Academic Coursework

   Transiti...
Programs of Study
 Lead to a degree or credential
   Certificate at postsecondary level
   Associate or baccalaureate d...
Student Interest Data

Labor Market Data
  Office of Rural Opportunity

Course vs. Program Inventory

Restructure
Larger Learning Communities
 Specialization
   Multiple Pathways Model
     Preparing students for postsecondary
      ...
Larger Learning Communities
 Online Learning
   Today’ s Class

 Distance Learning

 Virtual Job Shadows/Mentoring
  ...
Goal:
A Career Education System
• Kansas Career Cluster Model
  •Career Awareness, Exploration, and
  Preparation

  • Ali...
Thank you!

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E  Volker  Rural  Career  Clusters  Kansas  A C T E  Conference 2009
E  Volker  Rural  Career  Clusters  Kansas  A C T E  Conference 2009
E  Volker  Rural  Career  Clusters  Kansas  A C T E  Conference 2009
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E Volker Rural Career Clusters Kansas A C T E Conference 2009

  1. 1. It’s Career Education Preparing students for college and career
  2. 2. Remember this?
  3. 3. What’s the difference? Vocational Education Career Education  Job specific training  Career Preparation  Six Disciplines  Six Fields/Sixteen Clusters  High School Focused  K-12 and Postsecondary  Align with and Support  In Lieu of Academics Academics  Only for Some Students  For All Students
  4. 4. Kansas Career Education  Kansas Career Cluster Model  Create New Partnerships
  5. 5. Aspects of Career Education:  Career and Technical Education – knowledge and skill development in career areas  Career Guidance and Counseling – focused on career awareness, exploration and preparation  Career Awareness Integration – infusing career application into all education
  6. 6. New Model elevant to current workplace ligned with postsecondary lexible responsive to change
  7. 7. Current Initiatives Programs of Study  Sequencing of CTE Courses  Alignment with Academic Coursework  Transition to Postsecondary  Provide for Articulation/Dual Credit  Tool for Student Personal Learning Plan
  8. 8. Programs of Study  Lead to a degree or credential  Certificate at postsecondary level  Associate or baccalaureate degree  Industry-recognized credential  Sequence of a minimum of 3 semester courses that lead to a specific career cluster and/or pathway
  9. 9. Student Interest Data Labor Market Data Office of Rural Opportunity Course vs. Program Inventory Restructure
  10. 10. Larger Learning Communities  Specialization  Multiple Pathways Model  Preparing students for postsecondary education and career  Connecting academics to real–world applications  Leading students to the full range of postsecondary opportunities  Improving student achievement
  11. 11. Larger Learning Communities  Online Learning  Today’ s Class  Distance Learning  Virtual Job Shadows/Mentoring  www.Icouldbe.org  www.Skype.com or www.Oovoo.com
  12. 12. Goal: A Career Education System • Kansas Career Cluster Model •Career Awareness, Exploration, and Preparation • Aligned Curriculum • Secondary/Postsecondary Transitions • Focus on 21st Century Teaching, Learning and Skills
  13. 13. Thank you! ErikaVo r lke P rtne hip fo Inno tio a rs s r va n Future rc Ne ra ka Fo e b s w w w .future rc ne ra ka rg fo e b s .o (4 2 3 5 4 0 0 ) 0 -9 8 e vo r@ ho a o rika lke tm il.c m e @ future rc ne ra ka rg rika fo e b s .o

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