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Presentation by Dr. Patrick Ainsworth, President, National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc), and Assistant Superintendent, Secondary, Postsecondary & ...

Presentation by Dr. Patrick Ainsworth, President, National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc), and Assistant Superintendent, Secondary, Postsecondary & Adult Education, California Department of Education.

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  • Connecting World Languages with Career and Technical Education February 28, 2012 Presentation for the Asia Society
  • California K-12 Context
    • 1.1 Million students enroll in CTE
    • $ 423,836,000 direct state CTE funding
    • 20% reduction in funding since 2008
    • CTE funding has remained relatively safe
    • SB 70 CTE Improvement funding = $50 million
    • 500 Career Academies
    • CTE is viewed as a corner stone for high school redesign
    • 1.4 million English learners
  • Academy Results
    • Current number of California Partnership Academies: 461
    • Current number of Schools: 284
    • Current number of Districts: 115
    • Current number of Students: 49,797 (2009-10)
    • Results from CDE/CASN study:
    • - 95% Graduation Rate – 85% statewide
    • - African American graduated at a 16% higher rate and Hispanics at a 14% higher rate
    • - 57% of graduates fulfilled a-g requirements, compared to 36% statewide.
    • - Business and District investment at least 2 times state investment
  • CTE State Plan
    • California is the most populous of the states, and, as the eighth largest economy in an increasingly complex and competitive world, has a unique responsibility — and opportunity — to reshape and revitalize the role of career technical education (CTE) as an engine of education reform and workforce and economic development for the state.
  • State CTE Standards
    • International Trade Pathway
    • Students focusing on the occupational area of international trade develop an understanding of the global business environment and the interconnectedness of cultural, political, legal, historical, economic, and ethical systems.
    • Students understand the fundamental concepts of international business:
    • Students understand how geographic, cultural, political, legal, historical, and economic factors influence international trade:
    • Students understand the role of information technology in modern global trade:
    • Students understand the logistics of importing and exporting products and services:
  • International Programs
    • Required 12 th grade economics course
    • 88 UC approved CTE courses
    • 629 International Trade related courses
    • Virtual Enterprise
    • CTE-ESL
    • 14 Internationally themed Academies
      • International Trade and Global Business Academy
      • Global Business Information Technology Academy
      • Global Environmental Science Academy
      • School of Science, Arts, and Global Engineering
      • International Agri-Business Academy
      • Global Safety and Security Academy
      • International Trade Careers Academy
  • Future
    • All high schools will focus on Career and College Readiness
    • Increasing focus on global careers and competitiveness – from business and industry
    • National and state governments will provide clear policy priorities to global knowledge and skills
    • Common Core provides an opportunity for states to integrate international/global career themes
    • New CTE standards emphasize this knowledge and skill set as essential
    • Numbers of internationally themed programs will increase , and will integrate world languages
    • Distance Learning removes will increasingly boundaries and barriers and used to connect students internationally
  • Patrick Ainsworth Ed.D. Assistant Superintendent Career and College Transition Division [email_address] Thank You