2011 NATPL National Award Winner for Innovation in Tech Prep/Career Pathways


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Oklahoma received the Innovation in Tech Prep/Career Pathways award from NATPL. This is the expanded handout covering the Tech Prep Review and Improvement Process. A short video and handouts were provided at the conference.

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2011 NATPL National Award Winner for Innovation in Tech Prep/Career Pathways

  2. 2. <ul><li>Better facilitate improvement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>acceptable and uniform standards in providing services and functions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Statewide effort to meet federal accountability requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Intent of the review program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>validate multi-year planning efforts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>facilitate the continuous improvement process </li></ul></ul>REVIEW & IMPROVEMENT
  3. 3. PURPOSE <ul><li>Help consortia identify changes needed to achieve the overarching goal of Tech Prep in Oklahoma </li></ul><ul><ul><li>not designed to compare consortia against one another </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>&quot;Increase the number of Oklahoma CTE students who complete high school with college credit, pursue, and complete a postsecondary credential or an industry recognized certificate or degree, and are employed in the field in which they were prepared&quot; </li></ul>GOAL
  5. 5. <ul><li>Baseline data collected during FY08 Transition </li></ul><ul><li>All consortia visited beginning Spring of 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>schedule of reviews was based on scores earned during the FY09 grant year </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Follow-up technical assistance was determined and scheduled after the on-site review </li></ul>PROCESS
  6. 6. RESULTS <ul><li>Results and return on investment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fall 2010 – 39,000+ credit hour enrollment at a cost of $8 per hour, saving Oklahomans approximately $3.9 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spring 2011 - 38,000 + credit hour enrollment saving Oklahoma approximately $3.6 million </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Include data such as year to year progress with your program and/or activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TP students also show a increase in academic success when compared to students attending a technology center who are not </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>19.9 – TP Students ACT, 19.5 – CTE Students ACT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2.72 – TP Freshmen GPA, 2.64 – CTE Freshman GPA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>43% remediation in one subject for TP students, 44% remediation in one subject for all CTE students </li></ul></ul></ul>RESULTS
  8. 8. <ul><li>Show how your activity matches Carl Perkins requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>federal priorities are set through Title II of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>each focused strategy is derived from the legislation and the review program is aligned to the request for proposal issued to local consortia for funding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the On-Site Review and Improvement Process is aligned to the focused strategies of Tech Prep in Oklahoma further aligning the program to federal priorities </li></ul></ul>RESULTS
  9. 9. <ul><li>What are the barriers with regard to producing the program and/or activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time is the largest barrier to a review program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 250 people were interviewed or observed on 26 sites </li></ul></ul>CHALLENGES
  10. 10. <ul><li>How do you meet these challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The process was carried out over 34 months </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The process included over 150 hours of site visit time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time does not include planning, programming or the reporting process. </li></ul></ul>CHALLENGES
  11. 11. <ul><li>What barriers might your program and/or activity be faced with in the future </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With elimination of funding, Tech Prep will not continue as a program, but the philosophy of Tech Prep will be embedded into the basic Carl Perkins grant and Oklahoma CTE </li></ul></ul>CHALLENGES
  12. 12. <ul><li>How do you plan to overcome future challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Future review of TP related activities will be conducted through Carl Perkins and Cooperative Alliance Program reviews </li></ul></ul>CHALLENGES
  13. 13. <ul><li>How do you plan to sustain your program and/or activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The consortia assistance will be continued through Carl Perkins and Cooperative Alliance Program programmatic reviews </li></ul></ul>SUSTAINABILITY
  14. 14. <ul><li>How can your program and/or activity achieve an even greater level of success </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through the continual improvement of CTE in Oklahoma using the groundwork provided by Tech Prep in the Carl Perkins initiative </li></ul></ul>SUSTAINABILITY
  15. 15. <ul><li>What plans are in place to continue your practice regardless of the barriers you may face in the future </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Essential projects to the success of students transitioned into the basic Carl Perkins grant </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Carl Perkins consortia will implement these vital components and the strength and success of local Carl Perkins consortia will continue as a result of the innovation provided by Tech Prep </li></ul></ul></ul>SUSTAINABILITY
  16. 16. <ul><li>What plans are in place to continue your practice regardless of the barriers you may face in the future </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration, Innovation and Imagination (I3) Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Local consortia will bring teams consisting of local Tech Prep, Carl Perkins and Cooperative Alliance Coordinators and others deemed essential </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a plan for the integration of Tech Prep activities into the basic Carl Perkins grant </li></ul></ul></ul>SUSTAINABILITY
  17. 17. <ul><li>I3 Conference </li></ul><ul><li>The I3 Conference will kick off the transition of the Tech Prep philosophy into the basic Carl Perkins grant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech Prep Coordinators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Carl Perkins Coordinators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College Partners </li></ul></ul>NEXT STEPS
  18. 18. <ul><li>Consortia Interview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>each consortia will conduct an interview with ODCTE to identify and discuss obstacles to integrating the Tech Prep philosophy into Basic Carl Perkins grant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>interviews will begin after the I3 conference </li></ul></ul>NEXT STEPS
  19. 19. <ul><li>Programs of Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ODCTE will begin a 12 month study of the Program of Study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meetings will be centered on the 10 components </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experts will be brought from all areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work Group findings will be shared and implemented </li></ul></ul>NEXT STEPS
  20. 20. Congratulations to all NATPL award winners and applicants. Thank you to NATPL for managing the award process and making it available. We encourage you to explore the Tech Prep blog, sign up for the email updates and follow Oklahoma CareerTech on Twitter. We hope that the information provided will ultimately help improve student success across the country and we encourage you to use any portion that will help you in this effort. CONGRATULATIONS