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  • 1. A Collaborative Approach: Integrating Naviance at Both Middle and High School Developing College and Career Readiness Culture
  • 2. Agenda • College and Career Readiness • Naviance is a keystone of collaboration • Success collaboration –Student engagement in academic rigor • Structure CCR District • CCR = Counselor as lead educators • Collaboration of WWS MS/HS • Questions 2
  • 3. Setting CCR Culture Collaboration through Naviance 3
  • 4. Why Naviance now? • The difference between being college eligible and college ready • Shifting expectations of students, parents, educators • Expansion of AP, Dual Credit, Adoption of Common Core • Increased rigor across all grades • Focus on gearing more students to be successful in rigor • Jobs that don’t require a bachelor’s degree require the same math and reading skills for success • Programs that empower students and families to plan and prepare for post-secondary success. 4
  • 5. Two thought leaders of CCR: David Conley Kent Pekel 5
  • 6. What is College and Career Readiness? 6
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  • 8. What do Students Need to Know to be College Ready? Conley’s Four Key Dimensions of College Readiness 8 Key Cognitive Strategies Key Content Knowledge Academic Behaviors Contextual Skills and Awareness
  • 9. How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Character Hypothesis Supports intentional focus on non cognitive skills is linked to academic performance: •Persistence •Self-Control •Curiosity •Conscientiousness •Grit •Self-Confidence 9
  • 10. Intelligence is not fixed 10
  • 11. The best predictor of completing college? Rigor Sixty-two percent of college students polled said knowing what they know now, they would have taken more challenging courses in high school Source: Alliance for Excellent Education 11
  • 12. 12 graduate from high school enter college return to college for their sophomore year earn a bachelor’s degree within six years Source: The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems Progress & Completion data The Target: Success of completion For every 100 ninth-gradersFor every 100 ninth-graders 6969 4242 2828 2020
  • 13. When is a district ready to adopt Naviance as a solution?
  • 14. Five Components of College Readiness in a School District 14
  • 15. Student & Family Centered: CR Component 5 • Success Planning • Career Planning • Course Planning • College Planning Provides a stronger link between Middle and High Schools 15
  • 16. Examples of Emerging Westfield CR Initiatives Tied to Key Components of Naviance 16
  • 17. Effective Practice: Eight Components of College and Career Readiness Counseling should be applied in elementary, middle and high schools Component Elementary Middle High College Aspirations * * * Academic Planning for College and Career Readiness * * * Enrichment and Extracurricular Engagement * * * College and Career Exploration and Selection Processes * * * College and Career Assessments * * * College Affordability Planning * * * College and Career Admission Processes * Transition from High School to College Enrollment * Source: National Office for School Counselor Advocacy, (NOSCA) 17
  • 18. Foundations of College and Career Readiness Counseling 1. Advocating for all students in postsecondary education pathways 2. Academic advising and planning aligned to College and Career Readiness 3. Development of college and career base modeled from a national effective practice standards – NOSCA, NACAC, ASCA 4. Grade level developmental college and career education 1. Advocating for all students in postsecondary education pathways 2. Academic advising and planning aligned to College and Career Readiness 3. Development of college and career base modeled from a national effective practice standards – NOSCA, NACAC, ASCA 4. Grade level developmental college and career education 5. Ongoing professional development 6. Leader of counseling education for key constituencies/stake holders: 1. Students, parents, teachers, building administration, middle school 5. Ongoing professional development 6. Leader of counseling education for key constituencies/stake holders: 1. Students, parents, teachers, building administration, middle school 18
  • 19. Academic advising and planning aligned to College and Career Readiness Developmental college and career education model by grade level Ongoing professional development Identify as a lead for ongoing dialogue around College and Career ReadinessUnderstand and act upon CCR assessment and outcomes data Leader of counseling education for key constituencies Development of college and career base modeled from a national effective practice standards – NOSCA, NACAC, ASCA Advocating for all students in postsecondary education pathways 19
  • 20. Markers of CCR Counseling Foundation 20
  • 21. Markers of CCR Counseling Foundation 21
  • 22. Basis for WWS Collaborative Naviance Approach • CCR for all students • Counselors as Educators • District support for grass root movement • Establishment of Champion Model – MS, HS, Technology are Project leads • Collaboration to glean intel and investigation • Structure of project management • Identified our weaknesses and challenge areas in pre - launch 22
  • 23. 23 Month Milestone Lead December Confirm technical compatibility Decision point: Grade Level Implementation Decision point: Consulting and PD plan TSG Champion Naviance Champions Naviance Champions   January  Import data from PowerSchool to Naviance Test validity of data TSG Champion TSG Champion   February  Public Naviance PD Intro Course: Web-based Private Naviance PD Course: Administration Web-based Customize Naviance for WHS – with Consultant Customize Naviance for WMS – with Consultant Develop Naviance Value Proposition and Messaging All Naviance Champions HS Champion & assist MS Champion & assist PR Champion & assist March Naviance Launch announced PR Champion   April  On-site Naviance PD Courses: Success Planning & Course Planning Naviance Champions   May  Roll-out: Grade 7 Career Functions College Planning Messaging to families – What to do Roll-out: Grade 11 Career Functions College Planning Messaging to families – What to do MS Champion HS Champion TSG Champion PR Champion Support – HS and MS Champions   June Students Create Profiles Students Create Profiles   July Finalized Naviance integration roll-out MS Champion HS Champion PR Champion TSG Champion Naviance – Proposed Milestone Progression – Six month – Project direction
  • 24. 24 Implementation Timeline Grade 7 Welcome Page Logo Powerpoint for Parents Build Resource List Powerpoint for Parents Build Resource List Build Resource List Summer Survey Summer Survey WMS Blast Email reminding them of survey, Naviance, etc. Powerpoint at WMS Open House and Meet the Teacher Night Learning Styles Inventory Lesson Cluster Finder Lesson My Planner/Goals Learning Styles Inventory Lesson Cluster Finder Lesson My Planner/Goals Grade 8 Welcome Page Logo Powerpoint for Parents Build Resource List Powerpoint for Parents Build Resource List Build Resource List Summer Survey WHS-Assign summer survey and academic plan Summer Survey WMS Blast Email reminding them of survey, Naviance, etc. Powerpoint at WMS Open House and Meet the Teacher Night Career Key Lesson My Planner/Goals Career Key Lesson My Planner/Goals Grade 9 WHS-Upload Courses WHS-Naviance Overview to select teachers and Department Chairs. WHS-Email Parents Into to Parent and Student sites of Family Connection/ Naviance overview to entire staff (parent presentation and letters of rec)/ Develop Summer Survey WHS-Assign summer survey and academic plan WHS-Blast email reminder to parents for those not yet completed assignments. WHS-Blast email reminder to parents for those not yet completed assignments. Grade 10 WHS-Upload Courses WHS-Email Parents Into to Parent and Student sites of Family Connection/ Develop Summer Survey WHS-Assign summer survey and academic plan WHS-Blast email reminder to parents for those not yet completed assignments. WHS-Blast email reminder to parents for those not yet completed assignments. Grade 11 WHS-Upload Courses/Prep Teachers for classroom guidance/Prep Presentation for Parents and Students /Schedule an E-Doc Training. WHS-Family Connection Student Sites log on/Into completed in Classroom Guidance. Complete Academic Plan. WHS-Email Parents Into to Parent and Student sites of Family Connection/ Develop Summer Survey WHS-Assign summer survey and 5 College Choices WHS-Blast email reminder to parents for those not yet completed assignments. WHS-Blast email reminder to parents for those not yet completed assignments. Grade 12 WHS-Upload Courses WHS-Blast email reminder to parents for those not yet completed assignments. WHS-Blast email reminder to parents for those not yet completed assignments/ Naviance Review in Sr. Class Meeting and Small Groups (E-Docs) WHS-Naviance used in Individual Sr. Meetings.
  • 25. 25 Naviance Night for Parents
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  • 28. Collaboration between WMS/WHS • The messaging of Naviance...why we need it, how it can help • Creating and implementing the time line • Naviance Night...promoting the program to parents 28
  • 29. Proof that It’s Working • Student Usage and data collection • Parent Registrations • Teachers using in year one in the classroom 29
  • 30. Future Collaboration Goals • Building Naviance as a more prominent component of College and Career Readiness • Taking Naviance to the teachers and training them to effectively use the tools • Taking Naviance to the classroom and incorporating lessons based on CCR 30
  • 31. Suggestions for Strong Collaboration • Preach the same message...everyone from Central Office/High School/Middle School • Have an in-depth understanding of what/how the other level uses Naviance and be able to explain to parents and students how it carries forward or helps now. • Meet regularly to explore and share ideas 31
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  • 33. A Collaborative Approach: Integrating Naviance at Both Middle and High School Developing College and Career Readiness Culture 33
  • 34. A Collaborative Approach: Integrating Naviance at Both Middle and High School Developing College and Career Readiness Culture Dan Doherty, Director, High School Counseling dohertyd@wws.k12.in.us Carroll Easterday, Director, College and Career Readiness easterdayc@wws.k12.in.us Craig Spinner, Counselor, Middle School spinnerc@wws.k12.in.us Westfield Washington Schools www.wws.k12.in.us
  • 35. Your Feedback Matters! Thank you for attending the Naviance Summer Institute 2013! We greatly appreciate your feedback, please complete a brief evaluation for this session at: http://go.naviance.com/evaluations