American/Pennsylvania
Career and Technical Centers

     Global Human Resource Forum 2009
          Seoul, Republic of Kor...
Crawford County Career and
     Technical Center
Crawford County CTC
•   Public school
•   16 Technical programs
•   Ages 15-18 years
•   540 Students




                ...
4
Presentation Topics

1. American public schools




                               5
Presentation Topics

1. American public schools
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s




                               6
Presentation Topics

1. American public schools
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s
3. Centralization of Curriculum




                ...
Presentation Topics

1. American public schools
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s
3. Centralization of curriculum
4. Hiring and staff ...
Presentation Topics

1. American public schools
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s
3. Centralization of curriculum
4. Hiring and staff ...
Presentation Topics

1. American public schools
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s
3. Centralization of curriculum
4. Hiring and staff ...
Presentation Topics

1. American public schools
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s
3. Centralization of curriculum
4. Hiring and staff ...
1. American Education

• Decentralized




                              12
1. American Education

• Decentralized
• 50 States




                              13
1. American Education

• Decentralized
• 50 States
• Federal oversight




                               14
Pennsylvania




               15
Pennsylvania

• 46,000 Sq. miles




                            16
Pennsylvania

• 46,000 Sq. miles
• Similarly, Republic of Korea is 38,000 Sq.
  miles




                                ...
18
Pennsylvania

• 46,000 Sq. miles
• Similarly, Republic of Korea is 38,000 Sq.
  miles
• Population 12M, (6th)




        ...
20
21
Pennsylvania
• Manufacturing- 18%




                           22
Pennsylvania
• Manufacturing- 18%
• Businesses- smaller, high tech




                                   23
Pennsylvania
• Manufacturing- 18%
• Businesses- smaller, high tech
• Agriculture- leading industry




                   ...
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s
• Total school enrollment- 1.8M




                                  25
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s
• Total school enrollment- 1.8M
• Only 75% complete high school




                                ...
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s
• Total school enrollment- 1.8M
• Only 75% complete high school
• Only 5.5% at CTC’s




           ...
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s
•   Total school enrollment- 1.8M
•   Only 75% complete high school
•   Only 5.5% at CTC’s
•   Activ...
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s
•   Total school enrollment- 1.8M
•   Only 75% complete high school
•   Only 5.5% at CTC’s
•   Activ...
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s
•   Total school enrollment- 1.8M
•   Only 75% complete high school
•   Only 5.5% at CTC’s
•   Activ...
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s
•   Total school enrollment- 1.8M
•   Only 75% complete high school
•   Only 5.5% at CTC’s
•   Activ...
2. Pennsylvania CTC’s
•   Only 75% complete high school
•   Only 5.5% at CTC’s
•   Active recruitment
•   Half day at CTC
...
Organizational Chart


                             American Federal Government


                             State Depar...
34
35
3. Centralization of Curriculum

• Historically- very decentralized




                                     36
3. Centralization of Curriculum

• Historically- very decentralized
• Currently- CTC’s under State control with
  Programs...
Centralization: Pros
• Uniform Standards




                       38
Centralization: Pros
• Uniform Standards
• Facilitates administrative leadership




                                     ...
Centralization: Pros
• Uniform Standards
• Facilitates administrative leadership
• Facilitates Articulation




          ...
Centralization: Pros
•   Uniform Standards
•   Facilitates administrative leadership
•   Facilitates Articulation
•   Cost...
Centralization: Pros
•   Uniform Standards
•   Facilitates administrative leadership
•   Facilitates Articulation
•   Cost...
Centralization: Pros
•   Uniform Standards
•   Facilitates administrative leadership
•   Facilitates Articulation
•   Cost...
Centralization: Pros
•   Uniform Standards
•   Facilitates administrative leadership
•   Facilitates Articulation
•   Cost...
Centralization; Cons
• Regional Differences




                         45
Centralization; Cons
• Regional Differences
• Revision complexity




                         46
Centralization; Cons
• Regional Differences
• Revision complexity
• Bureaucratic inefficiencies




                      ...
4. Hiring and Staff Development

Hiring- team approach seeking:
 1st People skills
 2nd Technical competency
 3rd Educatio...
4. Hiring and Staff Development
Initial Staff Development

• Mentor teacher




                              49
4. Hiring and Staff Development
Initial Staff Development

• Mentor teacher
• Induction plan




                         ...
4. Hiring and Staff Development
Initial Staff Development

• Mentor teacher
• Induction plan
• University program



     ...
4. Hiring and Staff Development
Ongoing Staff Development

• Tenure- 3 years




                              52
4. Hiring and Staff Development
Ongoing Staff Development

• Tenure- 3 years
• University- 10 years




                  ...
4. Hiring and Staff Development
Ongoing Staff Development

• Tenure- 3 years
• University- 10 years
• In-service



      ...
4. Hiring and Staff Development
Ongoing Staff Development

•   Tenure- 3 years
•   University- 10 years
•   In-service
•  ...
5. Business Partnerships
Occupational Advisory Committees




                                   56
5. Business Partnerships
Occupational Advisory Committees
  – State mandate 2 meetings




                               ...
5. Business Partnerships
Occupational Advisory Committees
  – State mandate 2 meetings
  – Curriculum, safety, equipment, ...
5. Business Partnerships
Cooperative Education:
 - Internships and entry level employment




                            ...
5. Business Partnerships
Cooperative Education:
 - Internships and entry level employment
 - Senior year




             ...
5. Business Partnerships
Cooperative Education:
 - Internships and entry level employment
 - Senior year
 - Training plan
...
5. Business Partnerships
Cooperative Education:
 - Internships and entry level employment
 - Senior year
 - Training plan
...
5. Business Partnerships
Cooperative Education:
 - Internships and entry level employment
 - Senior year
 - Training plan
...
5. Business Partnerships
Industry-wide Partnerships
Metals, Health, Lumber, Transportation
Precision Manufacturing




   ...
5. Business Partnerships
Industry-wide Partnerships
 - State funded




                              65
5. Business Partnerships
Industry-wide Partnerships
 - State funded
 - Training and development




                      ...
5. Business Partnerships
Industry-wide Partnerships
 - State funded
 - Training and development
 - Marketing for the indus...
5. Business Partnerships
Industry-wide Partnerships
 - State funded
 - Training and development
 - Marketing for the indus...
5. Business Partnerships
CTC teacher visits to industry




                                 69
5. Business Partnerships
CTC teacher visits to industry
-Faculty members:
  - Promote their program




                  ...
5. Business Partnerships
CTC teacher visits to industry
-Faculty members:
  - Promote their program
  - Observe current pr...
5. Business Partnerships
CTC teacher visits to industry
-Faculty members:
  -Promote their program
  - Observe current pra...
5. Business Partnerships
CTC teacher visits to industry
-Faculty members:
  -Promote their program
  - Observe current pra...
6. U.S. Perception of CTE
• Stigma
• Baccalaureate degree pursuit




                                 74
6. U.S. Perception of CTE
• Stigma
• Baccalaureate degree pursuit

However…
 -Technical wages are increasing



          ...
6. U.S. Perception of CTE
• Stigma
• Baccalaureate degree pursuit

However…
 - Technical wages are increasing
 - Universit...
6. U.S. Perception of CTE
• Stigma
• Baccalaureate degree pursuit

However…
 - Technical wages are increasing
 - Universit...
7. U.S. Student Perceptions
• Digitized = Remote




                                  78
7. U.S. Student Perceptions
• Digitized = Remote
• Anchor industries are in flux




                                  79
7. U.S. Student Perceptions
• Digitized = Remote
• Anchor industries = flux
• Technical = Required




                   ...
7. U.S. Student Perceptions
•   Digitized = Remote
•   Anchor industries = flux
•   Technical = Required
•   Life-long lea...
Kam-sah-ham-ni-da
   Thank You

   I can be contacted at:
ndonovan@crawfordctc.org
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Global hr forum2009-neil_donovan-america pennsylvania career and technical centers

250

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
250
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Global hr forum2009-neil_donovan-america pennsylvania career and technical centers

  1. 1. American/Pennsylvania Career and Technical Centers Global Human Resource Forum 2009 Seoul, Republic of Korea November 3-5, 2009 Neil Donovan Vocational Director
  2. 2. Crawford County Career and Technical Center
  3. 3. Crawford County CTC • Public school • 16 Technical programs • Ages 15-18 years • 540 Students 3
  4. 4. 4
  5. 5. Presentation Topics 1. American public schools 5
  6. 6. Presentation Topics 1. American public schools 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s 6
  7. 7. Presentation Topics 1. American public schools 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s 3. Centralization of Curriculum 7
  8. 8. Presentation Topics 1. American public schools 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s 3. Centralization of curriculum 4. Hiring and staff development 8
  9. 9. Presentation Topics 1. American public schools 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s 3. Centralization of curriculum 4. Hiring and staff development 5. Business partnerships 9
  10. 10. Presentation Topics 1. American public schools 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s 3. Centralization of curriculum 4. Hiring and staff development 5. Business partnerships 6. American perception of CTE 10
  11. 11. Presentation Topics 1. American public schools 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s 3. Centralization of curriculum 4. Hiring and staff development 5. Business partnerships 6. American perception of CTE 7. Current employment realities 11
  12. 12. 1. American Education • Decentralized 12
  13. 13. 1. American Education • Decentralized • 50 States 13
  14. 14. 1. American Education • Decentralized • 50 States • Federal oversight 14
  15. 15. Pennsylvania 15
  16. 16. Pennsylvania • 46,000 Sq. miles 16
  17. 17. Pennsylvania • 46,000 Sq. miles • Similarly, Republic of Korea is 38,000 Sq. miles 17
  18. 18. 18
  19. 19. Pennsylvania • 46,000 Sq. miles • Similarly, Republic of Korea is 38,000 Sq. miles • Population 12M, (6th) 19
  20. 20. 20
  21. 21. 21
  22. 22. Pennsylvania • Manufacturing- 18% 22
  23. 23. Pennsylvania • Manufacturing- 18% • Businesses- smaller, high tech 23
  24. 24. Pennsylvania • Manufacturing- 18% • Businesses- smaller, high tech • Agriculture- leading industry 24
  25. 25. 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s • Total school enrollment- 1.8M 25
  26. 26. 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s • Total school enrollment- 1.8M • Only 75% complete high school 26
  27. 27. 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s • Total school enrollment- 1.8M • Only 75% complete high school • Only 5.5% at CTC’s 27
  28. 28. 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s • Total school enrollment- 1.8M • Only 75% complete high school • Only 5.5% at CTC’s • Active recruitment 28
  29. 29. 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s • Total school enrollment- 1.8M • Only 75% complete high school • Only 5.5% at CTC’s • Active recruitment • Half day at CTC 29
  30. 30. 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s • Total school enrollment- 1.8M • Only 75% complete high school • Only 5.5% at CTC’s • Active recruitment • Half day at CTC • Lower 2 academic quartiles 30
  31. 31. 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s • Total school enrollment- 1.8M • Only 75% complete high school • Only 5.5% at CTC’s • Active recruitment • Half day at CTC • Lower 2 academic quartiles • Federal and State 20% of budget 31
  32. 32. 2. Pennsylvania CTC’s • Only 75% complete high school • Only 5.5% at CTC’s • Active recruitment • Half day at CTC • Lower 2 academic quartiles • Federal and State 20% of budget • CTC’s funded by local consortia 32
  33. 33. Organizational Chart American Federal Government State Department of Education Local School District Local School District Local School District Consortium formed to create a CTE School Joint Operating Committee (School Board) Vocational Director Principal 33 Faculty and Staff
  34. 34. 34
  35. 35. 35
  36. 36. 3. Centralization of Curriculum • Historically- very decentralized 36
  37. 37. 3. Centralization of Curriculum • Historically- very decentralized • Currently- CTC’s under State control with Programs of Study 37
  38. 38. Centralization: Pros • Uniform Standards 38
  39. 39. Centralization: Pros • Uniform Standards • Facilitates administrative leadership 39
  40. 40. Centralization: Pros • Uniform Standards • Facilitates administrative leadership • Facilitates Articulation 40
  41. 41. Centralization: Pros • Uniform Standards • Facilitates administrative leadership • Facilitates Articulation • Cost effective 41
  42. 42. Centralization: Pros • Uniform Standards • Facilitates administrative leadership • Facilitates Articulation • Cost effective • Aides new teacher 42
  43. 43. Centralization: Pros • Uniform Standards • Facilitates administrative leadership • Facilitates Articulation • Cost effective • Aides new teacher • Accountability with veterans 43
  44. 44. Centralization: Pros • Uniform Standards • Facilitates administrative leadership • Facilitates Articulation • Cost effective • Aides new teacher • Accountability with veterans • Local CTC’s my add, not diminish 44
  45. 45. Centralization; Cons • Regional Differences 45
  46. 46. Centralization; Cons • Regional Differences • Revision complexity 46
  47. 47. Centralization; Cons • Regional Differences • Revision complexity • Bureaucratic inefficiencies 47
  48. 48. 4. Hiring and Staff Development Hiring- team approach seeking: 1st People skills 2nd Technical competency 3rd Education and work experience 48
  49. 49. 4. Hiring and Staff Development Initial Staff Development • Mentor teacher 49
  50. 50. 4. Hiring and Staff Development Initial Staff Development • Mentor teacher • Induction plan 50
  51. 51. 4. Hiring and Staff Development Initial Staff Development • Mentor teacher • Induction plan • University program 51
  52. 52. 4. Hiring and Staff Development Ongoing Staff Development • Tenure- 3 years 52
  53. 53. 4. Hiring and Staff Development Ongoing Staff Development • Tenure- 3 years • University- 10 years 53
  54. 54. 4. Hiring and Staff Development Ongoing Staff Development • Tenure- 3 years • University- 10 years • In-service 54
  55. 55. 4. Hiring and Staff Development Ongoing Staff Development • Tenure- 3 years • University- 10 years • In-service • Peer and regional interaction 55
  56. 56. 5. Business Partnerships Occupational Advisory Committees 56
  57. 57. 5. Business Partnerships Occupational Advisory Committees – State mandate 2 meetings 57
  58. 58. 5. Business Partnerships Occupational Advisory Committees – State mandate 2 meetings – Curriculum, safety, equipment, budget, practices 58
  59. 59. 5. Business Partnerships Cooperative Education: - Internships and entry level employment 59
  60. 60. 5. Business Partnerships Cooperative Education: - Internships and entry level employment - Senior year 60
  61. 61. 5. Business Partnerships Cooperative Education: - Internships and entry level employment - Senior year - Training plan 61
  62. 62. 5. Business Partnerships Cooperative Education: - Internships and entry level employment - Senior year - Training plan - Child Labor Laws 62
  63. 63. 5. Business Partnerships Cooperative Education: - Internships and entry level employment - Senior year - Training plan - Child Labor Laws - Permanent employment 63
  64. 64. 5. Business Partnerships Industry-wide Partnerships Metals, Health, Lumber, Transportation Precision Manufacturing 64
  65. 65. 5. Business Partnerships Industry-wide Partnerships - State funded 65
  66. 66. 5. Business Partnerships Industry-wide Partnerships - State funded - Training and development 66
  67. 67. 5. Business Partnerships Industry-wide Partnerships - State funded - Training and development - Marketing for the industry 67
  68. 68. 5. Business Partnerships Industry-wide Partnerships - State funded - Training and development - Marketing for the industry - Equipment purchases 68
  69. 69. 5. Business Partnerships CTC teacher visits to industry 69
  70. 70. 5. Business Partnerships CTC teacher visits to industry -Faculty members: - Promote their program 70
  71. 71. 5. Business Partnerships CTC teacher visits to industry -Faculty members: - Promote their program - Observe current practices 71
  72. 72. 5. Business Partnerships CTC teacher visits to industry -Faculty members: -Promote their program - Observe current practices - Promote employment for graduates 72
  73. 73. 5. Business Partnerships CTC teacher visits to industry -Faculty members: -Promote their program - Observe current practices - Promote employment for graduates - Solicit for guest speakers and benefactors 73
  74. 74. 6. U.S. Perception of CTE • Stigma • Baccalaureate degree pursuit 74
  75. 75. 6. U.S. Perception of CTE • Stigma • Baccalaureate degree pursuit However… -Technical wages are increasing 75
  76. 76. 6. U.S. Perception of CTE • Stigma • Baccalaureate degree pursuit However… - Technical wages are increasing - University expenses are increasing 76
  77. 77. 6. U.S. Perception of CTE • Stigma • Baccalaureate degree pursuit However… - Technical wages are increasing - University expenses are increasing - Technical employment opportunities 77
  78. 78. 7. U.S. Student Perceptions • Digitized = Remote 78
  79. 79. 7. U.S. Student Perceptions • Digitized = Remote • Anchor industries are in flux 79
  80. 80. 7. U.S. Student Perceptions • Digitized = Remote • Anchor industries = flux • Technical = Required 80
  81. 81. 7. U.S. Student Perceptions • Digitized = Remote • Anchor industries = flux • Technical = Required • Life-long learning = Employment 81
  82. 82. Kam-sah-ham-ni-da Thank You I can be contacted at: ndonovan@crawfordctc.org

×