Ready or Not?
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Ready or Not?

on

  • 281 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
281
Views on SlideShare
281
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment
  • District vision:Every Child. College & Career Ready.MPS Counseling Department Counselors help schools achieve their mission and students reach their goals
  • Minneapolis Public Schools is committed to providing all students with the academic preparation, habits of work and mind, personal awareness and intercultural competencies needed to be successful after high school. That success includes opportunities to pursue post-secondary education and lifelong learning, sustainable and meaningful careers, and active participation in the local and global community.Students who graduate high school career and college ready will possess the knowledge, skills and behaviors to successfully complete workforce training, certificate programs or entry-level credit-bearing college courses. More specifically the student will possess:Academic readiness – core content knowledge and the cognitive skills necessary to do post-secondary workCollege knowledge – the skills to navigate the systems necessary to enroll and succeed in post-secondary educationCareer awareness – knowledge of career pathways and opportunities, and the relationship between education, training and career goalsPersonal and social readiness – individual determination and perseverance to thrive and learn in a post-secondary environmentIntercultural competence – the ability to learn, work and communicate in a multi-cultural world   Minneapolis Public Schools will assist students in becoming career and college ready through:Academic readiness - providing access to and support for coursework that is challenging to each student and that provides the content knowledge and cognitive skills necessary to do post-secondary workCollege knowledge - teaching students the skills to navigate the systems necessary to enroll and succeed in post-secondary education or training Career awareness - exposing students to a variety of career pathways and economic opportunities, demonstrating the relationship between education, training and careers, and helping students to develop a plan to access those opportunities Personal and social readiness - helping students to develop the behaviors needed for future success, such as individual determination, perseverance, strong study skills, time management and the ability to work collaboratively with others Intercultural competence - fostering a climate of cross-cultural understanding, respect, appreciation, communication and engagement
  • Students develop who they are as they develop their interests; this will modify as they grow and are exposed to new thoughts, ideas, and opportunities. The idea of a funnel
  • Purposeful and appropriate revisiting of concepts and activities
  • Response to Intervention—green zone: all studentsGreen Zone – Classroom presentations (yellow zone: targeted: groups; red zone: individual—one-on-one work)ALL students – ELL; Special Education>differentiation, alternative/appropriate milestones for special populations
  • Establishing a district-wide curriculum can present challenges;

Ready or Not? Ready or Not? Presentation Transcript

  • Ready or Not? Planning for Future Success Danielle Jastrow, AchieveMpls & Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Agenda • Foundation of MLP • Scope and Sequence • MLP on Naviance • Outcomes
  • A Foundation for Readiness: My Life Plan • Career & post-secondary exploration and planning program • Aligns with District & Counseling visions • Provide students with: • Skills and knowledge to navigate systems related to post-secondary education and training • Understanding of how continued education and training should relate to a career goal • Understanding of how careers differ from a job, connects to their personal interests and skills, supports their lifestyle
  • Foundation, cont’d • Created by Licensed School Counselors • Developmental Guidance • Aligns with ASCA model • Systemic • Systematic • Rationale • Career changes 5-7 times throughout lifetime • A process a student will encounter again and again during their working lifetime • Aligns with Holland’s theory about work satisfaction • Promote self-awareness; match self with work • Computer skills, self-reflection and professional skills • Collaborative • AVID; CTE; community agencies • Naviance as the platform
  • College & Career Readiness Academic Readiness College Knowledge Career Awareness Personal & Social Readiness Intercultural Competence MPS Definition of Readiness
  • CCR Readiness core content knowledge and the cognitive skills necessary to do post-secondary work the skills to navigate the systems necessary to enroll and succeed in post-secondary education knowledge of career pathways & opportunities, & the relationship between education, training & career goals individual determination and perseverance to thrive and learn in a post-secondary environment the ability to learn, work and communicate in a multi- cultural world College & Career Readiness AR CK CA PSR IC
  • Finding Answers, Learning the Skills • Grades 6-8: MPS Academic Requirement • Who am I? • How do I fit into the community? • Decision making; problem solving; planning • Grades 9-12: MPS Graduation Requirement • 9th and 10th grades: • Who am I? • What am I interested in? • I don’t know what I don’t know. • 11th and 12th grades: • Forming a plan • Which colleges? What requirements? What career? What lifestyle? • Executing a plan • Completing applications; following up with all pieces
  • Connecting the dots… •Graduation Requirements •College Entrance Requirements •Courses related to career interest •Access and support for higher level courses – Honors: Advanced Placement; International Baccalaureate; College In the Schools; PSEO Academic Plan •Training, knowledge & skills needed for career •College Knowledge - understanding systems; skills to persevere & succeed •College exploration - finding the right school •Majors available related to best school for career interest Post-Secondary Plan •Career Interest Inventories •Surveys - do the students actually have a plan •Real Life Experiences •Job Shadowing •Internships •Brown Bag Lunches Career Goal (& Plan)
  • Scope and Sequence of MLP
  • Deepening Understanding of Self College C&C Ready with a plan for the future! Career Self Grade 6 Grade 12 Purposeful and appropriate revisiting of concepts and activities
  • Matrix of MLP Milestone Objective Student Outcomes ASCA Activities Student Products/ Data Collection Suggested Area(s) of Academic Integration Suggested Timeline Hours (approx.) 1 High School Transition To assist with students’ transition to high school Students will learn the skills needed to be successful in HS, the requirements for graduation and the requirements for college access A:A1 A:A2 A:B1 A:B2 A:C1 C:C2 PS:A1 PS:A2 PS:B1 PS:C1 Counselor led lessons and streamed video related to:  goal-setting  decision-making  bullying  conflict-resolution  study skills  time management  note taking  organization  Optional paper Pre/Post survey (part of PowerPoint)  Optional Naviance Pre/Post survey (MLP 9.1 Transition Pre/Post Survey)  English classes  Social Studies classes  Supported by Project Success where possible Early September 2-3 2 High School Orientation To introduce students to key terminology and school personnel Students will be aware of the importance of the 9th grade year and the support systems available to them A:A1 A:A2 A:B1 Counselor led lesson  Optional paper Pre/Post survey (part of PowerPoint)  Optional Naviance Pre/Post survey (MLP 9.1 Transition Pre/Post Survey)  English  Social Studies  Part of 9th grade orientation Early October 1 3 Needs Assessment To determine the personal, social, and academic needs of students Students will be able to indicate areas in which they need support PS:A1 PS:B1 PS:C1 District-created Naviance survey  MLP 9.3 Welcome Survey on Naviance  Reports for counselors  English  Social Studies  Part of 9th grade orientation Early October .5 4 Career Experience To expose students to the vast array of career options Students will learn about career categories and increase their awareness of potential career options A:C1 C:A1 C:B1 C:B2 C:C1 C:C2 Menu:  Career fair  Job shadow  Information interview  MCIS research  Other (with approval)  MLP 9.4 Career Experience on Naviance  career fair worksheet survey  other---  English/Social Studies classes  CTE classes/programs  Health classes Spring 1 5 Resume To teach students to market their skills via a résumé Students will recognize their personal strengths and the need to be able to communicate their skills to others C:A2 C:B1  Résumé writing  Lesson  Presentation  Uploaded résumé document on Naviance  Completed Naviance résumé  English  CTE  November – January  For use in Step UP résumés 2 6 4 year course plan/credit status To create a flexible and appropriate 4 year academic plan Students will have an academic plan to assist them in meeting their high school grad requirements and education and career goals A:B2 C:B1 C:B2 C:C1 Review of:  Transcript  Course options  Grad requirements Completed academic plan:  Paper  Naviance  And/or IEP  English  Social Studies Spring 1
  • Milestone Objective Student Learning Targets 1 MLP & Naviance Introduction and Needs Assessment To register students and provide a general overview of MLP and the Naviance tool; to assess students’ personal/social, academic and career needs.  I will understand the Naviance login process and feel comfortable navigating the Naviance system.  I will understand the objectives and structure of MLP.  I will identify and communicate my needs in the three school counseling domains. 2 Keys to Successful Transition To assist the students transition to middle school  I will learn organizational and study skills.  I will learn to navigate the school building.  I will learn to use a locker.  I will learn other daily tasks necessary to function in middle school.  I will learn to function and succeed personally and academically in a middle school. 3 Learning Styles Inventory To teach students about different learning styles and their impact on academic performance  I will identify my learning style and associated strategies to assist with my academic performance. 4 Career Explorations To explore careers of interest and obtain details about different professions  I will become more aware of careers and post- secondary requirements for different professions. 5 Academic Course Plan To create a flexible and appropriate 2 year course plan  I will have an academic plan to assist me in meeting my education & career goals. MLP: Grade 6 • Focus on transition • Navigation of new building • Creating a new community AR CA PSR AR PSR PSR
  • MLP: Grade 7 • Learning who they are & where they belong • Linking ideas of lifestyle to college & career choices Milestone Objective Student Learning Targets 1 MLP & Naviance Introduction and Needs Assessment To reacquaint students with the Naviance tool and remind them about the purpose and importance of MLP; to assess students’ personal/social, academic and career needs  I will remember how to login to the Naviance system.  I will understand the objectives and structure of MLP.  I will identify and communicate my needs in the three school counseling domains. 2 Collaborating with family, school, and community To teach students how to collaborate and the importance of collaboration and community  I will learn the benefits of cooperation  I will learn the importance of connection to others.  I will learn skills to successfully collaborate. 3 Budgeting/ Wants Sheet To teach students the basics of budgeting  I will learn the connection between income and expenses.  I will learn how this connection relates to my careers. 4 Academic Course Plan To create a flexible and appropriate 1 year course plan  I will write an academic plan to assist me in meeting my educational & career goals. PSR PSR IC CA AR CK
  • MLP: Grade 8 • Preparation for HS transition • Pre-PLAN test • Introduction to HS systems Milestone Objective Student Learning Targets 1 MLP/ Naviance Introduction and Needs Assessment To reacquaint students with the Naviance tool and remind them about MLP; to assess students’ personal/social, academic and career needs  I will remember how to login to the Naviance system.  I will understand the objectives and structure of MLP.  I will identify and communicate their needs in the three school counseling domains 2 Decision Making Strategies To instruct students on different decision making and to practice the strategies with the high school choice process  I will understand the application of decision making strategies within the high school choice process. 3 Exploring My Options To explain students’ EXPLORE Test results as they relate to high school and post- secondary education opportunities and career interests  I will understand my EXPLORE results and associated college readiness benchmarks.  I will understand my skills.  I will understand college planning, career interests and exploration.  I will understand the importance of rigorous high school course work. 4 Academic Course Plan To empower students for academic success by facilitating their academic planning and transition to high school  I will review my 3 year course plan and the MPS Academic Plan.  I will create a 4 year high school course plan and transition plan. PSR PSR AR CK CA AR
  • MLP: Grade 9 • Transition to HS • Career Exposure • What’s out there? • Understanding the system • Credits • Transcripts • Graduation requirements Milestone Objective Student Learning Targets 1 High School Transition To assist students with a successful transition to high school  I will learn the skills needed to be successful in high school.  I will learn the requirements for graduation and the requirements for college entrance. 2 High School Orientation To introduce students to key terminology and school personnel  I will be aware of the importance of the 9th grade year and its impact on my future success.  I will learn the support systems available to me. 3 Needs Assessment To determine the personal, social, and academic needs of students  I will be able to indicate areas in which I need support. 4 Career Experience To expose students to the vast array of career options  I will learn about career categories.  I will increase my awareness of potential career options. 5 Résumé To teach students to market their skills via a résumé  I will recognize my personal strengths.  I will learn a written format for communicating my skills to others. 6 4 year course plan/credit status To create a flexible and appropriate 4 year academic plan  I will have an academic plan to assist me in meeting my high school graduation requirements and education and career goals. PSR IC AR PSR IC CA AR
  • Milestone Objective Student Learning Targets 1 Needs Assessment To determine the personal, social, and academic needs of students  I will be able to indicate areas in which I need support. 2 Preliminary Plan for Post- Secondary Students create initial plan for their path after HS  I will have knowledge of post-secondary options and pros/cons of each. 3 Career Interest Inventory Using knowledge acquired from previous activities, students will deepen their knowledge relating to interests, careers, and world of work  I will further my knowledge about career interests and their relation to college/post- secondary training. 4 College Research To instruct students in the variety of post-secondary education options and to assist with the use of various college search engines  I will have a reasonable list of possible post-secondary education options. 5 4 year course plan/credit status To create a flexible and appropriate 4 year academic plan and review progress toward graduation  I will have an academic plan to assist me in meeting my high school graduation requirements and education and career goals. MLP: Grade 11 • Connecting the dots • Focused career & college research • Preliminary plans AR CK CA PSR IC PSR
  • Milestone Objective Student Learning Targets 1 Needs Assessment To determine the personal, social, and academic needs of students  I will be able to indicate areas in which I need support. 2 PLAN Test Interpretation To explain students’ PLAN Test results as they relate to post-HS education opportunities and career interests  I will have an understanding of my PLAN results, associated college readiness benchmarks, skill proficiencies, college planning, and career interests and exploration. 3 My Personality Type To formally introduce the concepts of personality types and their relationships to work satisfaction and education & career options  I will gain an understanding of my personality as it relates to my career and college options. 4 Career Experience To expose students to the vast array of career options and their relationship to post- secondary training/education  I will increase my awareness of potential career options.  I will understand the post- secondary training/education related to various careers. 5 4 year course plan/credit status To create a flexible, appropriate 4 year academic plan  I will have an academic plan to assist in meeting my high school graduation requirements and education/ MLP: Grade 10 • Deliberate connection of career & college • PLAN • Career Experience with training focus • More concrete understanding of self & career aspirations AR CK CA PSR IC PSR IC AR
  • Milestone Objective Student Learning Targets 1 College Experience To expose students to college as a possibility and to allow students to envision themselves as a college student  I will create a list of possible post-secondary education options based upon my education needs, career goals, and personal interests. 2 Application To ensure students understand the military, job, and/or college application process  I can complete an application correctly. 3 Graduation Review & Approval To confirm students’ completion of graduation requirements  I will know whether I have met my graduation requirements.  If necessary, I will formulate a plan for appropriate interventions to meet graduation requirements. 4 Senior Exit Survey To gather data and information on students’ experiences to inform stakeholders and improve services  I can describe, reflect and report upon my college and career planning experiences and provide feedback to counseling team. 5 Capstone To be able to put meaning to college and career planning activities  I will reflect on my personal path to my future plan.  I can describe and communicate my experiences and plan to others. MLP: Grade 12 • Making it happen! • Prior work put into action • All steps completed to achieve goal AR CK CA PSR CK CK PSR
  • MLP in Practice
  • 81 19 % Naviance Access With Without District Implementation • Naviance in MPS • Available in every school with a licensed school counselor • 27 schools in total • Serving 13245 students • ½ of accounts funded by MN Office of Higher Education through the Naviance Initiative for Secondary Schools
  • It Takes a Village • Counselor-led, but team implemented • Integration into curriculum • Demonstrating the link between curriculum in the classroom and “the real world” • MLP not as a “pull-out” but part of everyday learning • Leveraging relationships and rapport of others to deliver curriculum
  • 1:1 Targeted All Logistics of Implementation • Counselor-led • “Green Zone” or “Tier 1” intervention • Foundation/basis of the work • Requirement vs. Best Practices • Naviance as platform • Electronic portfolio that travels with student • District sync MLP
  • MLP as Framework • MLP as program of concepts/experiences • MLP as course, Naviance as textbook • Recommended delivery • Naviance system • Auto-tracking • Customizability to school demographics and personality • Flexibility in how milestones are implemented • E.g., Career Experience
  • MLP on Naviance: Saving your clicker finger, one task at a time!
  • MLP through Success Planner • District • Consistency & efficiency across schools • Schools cannot modify district tasks • Reporting • Schools • No recreating the wheel, just assign district level • Customization based on needs • Assign on own schedule • Add site-specific tasks
  • One size fits…most • Pros • Built-in tracking • Established at district level • Flexibility • Student & counselor monitoring • Built-in tracking • Challenges • Diverse counseling departments • To fully streamline, need to make concessions • Consensus takes time
  • MLP 11 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 Success Planning Features Used by MLP • Tasks = Milestones • Assigned by staff • Programs = MLP by grade • Groups of tasks • Goals = Bonus • Managed by students • To-do’s • For both students and staff Programs Tasks
  • Success Planner: (ML)Planning made easy! • Success Planning tools for students • Set goals • Complete tasks assigned to them • Connect action list with goals • Add comments on goals and tasks • Home for My Life Plan • Created at district level • More efficient • Accountability
  • Outcomes
  • On the Rise… • Increased number of accessing and passing higher level courses 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% All Students SOC 2006 2007 2011 +96% +137%
  • On the Rise… • Increased number of students applying to and attending college 78.00% 80.00% 82.00% 84.00% 86.00% 2009 2011 Applications 45.00% 50.00% 55.00% 60.00% 65.00% 2003 2010 Students entering college in 1st yr after HS +33%+6.25%
  • Other Outcomes • Increased student engagement • Reduced percentage of students dropping out “They had activities for students to do that helped maintain a focus on the future. That way, students aren't as overwhelmed when the college search and application process comes up.” “To know who you are, and become who you want to be was the most important things My Life Plan activity. I realized who I am and what I want to do for the future and present. ” “The college, scholarship, and career surveys were helpful in formulating a plan for my future.” “…Even 'though I’m not going to college right away I have my life plan for after high school and how I'm going to make it to college, even if it does take me a little longer then everyone else.”
  • Questions & Contact Danielle Jastrow District Coordinator, My Life Plan & Naviance Career & College Center Coor., Southwest HS danielle.jastrow@mpls.k12.mn.us
  • Use of Scope & Sequence Please note that we are in the process of copywriting and trademarking the scope and sequences shown in this presentation. Please contact Danielle Jastrow or Shelly Landry (612.668.5478) of Minneapolis Public Schools for permission.
  • 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