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Getting Kids on Track for College


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Presentation to NCA CASI/AdvancED Oklahoma State Conference

Presentation to NCA CASI/AdvancED Oklahoma State Conference

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  • 1.
  • 2. CareerTech: Getting Kids on Track for College through the Cooperative Alliance Program
    This presentation will cover the Cooperative Alliance Program, a partnership between CareerTech and OSRHE.
    CareerTech is located in Stillwater
    OSRHE is located in Oklahoma City
    Through this partnership students can earn transcripted college credit.
    Credit is applied toward Associates of Applied Science Degree
    Workforce Degree
    Not a terminal degree
    Raise your hand when you read this line. People will look, but don’t be afraid!
    The Cooperative Alliances is a true statewide effort.
    All 29 technology centers participate.
    There are 15 college partners.
    You pay no tuition.
    You are now more than halfway through the bullet points.
    It is an Academic Service Fee
    It only cost $8 per hour.
    You have to have a 19 ACT, 15 PLANACT or 2.5 GPA to be eligible.
    Students really benefit.
    This is a great program.
    Now put your hand down, you are a fast reader!
  • 3. Today is NOT…
  • 4. Pop Quiz!
  • 5. One Minute
  • 6.
  • 7.
  • 8.
  • 9. “For the students who are unable to meet the rigor of the program, we are forming a partnership with the local career tech facility to transfer those students to their center for training in the technical career paths within the engineering field.”
  • 10. “INSIDE”
    the Box
  • 11.
  • 12.
  • 13. VoTech
    technical skills
    focused on a few jobs
    in lieu of academics/college
    entry-level preparation
    tech skills and academics
    for all careers
    aligns with and supports academics
    16 clusters, 80+ pathways
    industry-focused to create pathways for future opportunity
  • 14. “OUTSIDE”
    the Box
  • 15. CareerTech:
    Getting Students on Track for College
  • 16.
  • 17. “College attainment is increasingly important to the U.S. economy as the workforce demands education and training that properly prepare our citizens for success in the global, knowledge economy.”
    A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education, The Lumina Foundation
  • 18. 40.3%
    The College Completion Agenda
  • 19. 12/36
    The College Completion Agenda
  • 20. 30.3%
    The College Completion Agenda
  • 21. 45th
    The College Completion Agenda
  • 22. percentage point increase in the supply of college graduates raises. . .
    • high school drop-outs’ wages by 1.9%
    • 23. high school graduates’ wages 1.6%
    • 24. college graduates wages by 0.4%
    Journal of Econometrics, EnricoMoretti
  • 25.
  • 26. Cooperative
  • 27.
  • 28. “Increasing access to more Oklahoma students and maximizing state resources, Cooperative Alliances between associate in applied science degree granting institutions and career technology centers allow high school and adult students to earn college credit for courses taken in specific programs at technology centers.”
    2008 Employment Outcomes Reports, OSRHE
  • 29.
  • 30. associates of applied science
  • 31. ter·mi·nal (tûrm-nl)
    Of, at, relating to, or forming a limit, boundary, extremity, or end. adj.
  • 32. staying in Oklahoma
    89% associate degree holders
    82% bachelors degree holders
    2008 Employment Outcomes Reports, OSRHE
  • 33. 5 year employment levels
    79% associate applied science
    69% associate arts/science
    2008 Employment Outcomes Reports, OSRHE
  • 34. “National studies indicate that the more degree holders there are in a state, the higher the states per capita income.”
    Employment Outcomes Reports, OSRHE
  • 35. The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society 2007
    College Board
  • 36.
  • 37.
  • 38.
  • 39.
  • 40.
  • 41. 4,637 students
    1,583 secondary
    2,321 adult
    Spring 2010
  • 42. 34,143 total credit hours
    10,710 secondary
    Spring 2010
  • 43.
  • 44.
  • 45. first generation
  • 46. focus groups
  • 47. marketing,_c,_and_k.jpeg
  • 48. workforce (wurkfohrs) 
    The total number of workers in a specific undertaking, noun
  • 49. tool kit
  • 50.
  • 51. website
  • 52. award assembly certificate
  • 53. viewbook
  • 54.
  • 55. ?
    What do you need
  • 56. Encyclomedia
    ForCounselors Only
    CTE Showcase
  • 57. Jeremy L Zweiacker
    |State Tech Prep and Alliance Coordinator
  • 58. All pictures are copyright of the original author or licensor. Pictures are licensed through the Creative Commons. Pictures have been attributed back to the original author via a link at the bottom of each slide where appropriate.