Understanding Collegeand Career Readiness	                    Charis	  McGaughy,	  PhD	                      Director,	  F...
Today’s Workshop is based in Part on the Findings and               Recommendations In:                         	         ...
Nature of the Challenge	•  The proportion of students going on to postsecondary   education has steadily increased over th...
Out of 100 ninth graders, how many... !100 90                                                                             ...
Almost 22% of adults in Ohio enrolled in college at  some point but have not completed a degree	                          ...
Definition of College and Career Readiness	•  College and career readiness    can be defined as    success—without remediati...
Distinguishing Among Different Types of               Readiness	                                Meets basic expectations  ...
Four	  Keys	  to	  College	  and	  Career	  Readiness	                                            	  think:Problem Formula...
Think	                                 Know	                          Act	                               Go	              ...
CALIBRATE                                          CREATE                                        CONNECT Diagnostics that ...
For more information please contact:		                  Dr. Charis McGaughy	            charis_mcgaughy@epiconline.org	   ...
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Dr charis mc gaughy hec symposium presentation 6.11.12

  1. 1. Understanding Collegeand Career Readiness Charis  McGaughy,  PhD   Director,  Field  Services   Educa3onal  Policy  Improvement  Center  (EPIC)   June  11,  2012  •  College  Now,  Cleveland  OH  
  2. 2. Today’s Workshop is based in Part on the Findings and Recommendations In: 2
  3. 3. Nature of the Challenge •  The proportion of students going on to postsecondary education has steadily increased over the past 100 years and is likely to continue to increase. •  National education policy is beginning to emphasize college and career readiness over basic skills instruction. •  Today’s young people will need to be better educated and prepared as the US continues to move to a knowledge/information economic model. 3  
  4. 4. Out of 100 ninth graders, how many... !100 90 Nation 80 73 Ohio 70 70 Cleveland 60 52 50 46 44 40 30 23 22 21 20 10 7 0 Graduate from High School Directly Enter College Graduate within 150% of Program Time Sources: (Nation and Ohio): NCES – Common Core Data, IPEDS Residency and Migration Survey, IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey (2008) (Cleveland): US  Census  Bureau.  (2005-­‐2009).  American  Community  Survey 4
  5. 5. Almost 22% of adults in Ohio enrolled in college at some point but have not completed a degree Associate Some college, degree no degree 9% 22% Bachelors degree 17% High school Graduate/ graduate professional (including degree equivalency) 10% 33% Less than high school diploma 9% Lumina Foundation. (2010). A stronger nation through higher education. http://www.luminafoundation.org/state_work.html 5  
  6. 6. Definition of College and Career Readiness •  College and career readiness can be defined as success—without remediation— in credit-bearing general education courses or a two-year certificate program –  “Succeed” is defined as being able to progress successfully in the chosen program –  College readiness and career readiness are similar but not the same 6
  7. 7. Distinguishing Among Different Types of Readiness Meets basic expectations WORK Ready regarding workplace behavior and demeanor Possesses specific knowledge JOB Ready necessary to begin an entry-level position Possesses knowledge and learning skills necessary to begin PATHWAY Ready to focus in an area of study or training POSTSECONDARY Is prepared to succeed in a wide Ready range of postsecondary courses CAREER AND Can pursue a career and a fulfilling life as a productive LIFE Ready     citizen. 7  
  8. 8. Four  Keys  to  College  and  Career  Readiness    think:Problem Formulation! know: Structure of Knowledge Structure Knowledge!Research! Technical Knowledge Level! Challenge Skills Interpretation! Challenge Value! Level Communication! Value Attribution!Precision Accuracy! Effort! Attribution ! Key Cognitive Key Content Effort ! Strategies! Knowledge!   Key Transition Key Learning Knowledge Skills andgo: and Skills! Techniques! act:Postsecondary Awareness! Ownership of Learning!Postsecondary Costs! Learning Techniques!Matriculation! !Career Awareness! !Role and Identity!Self-advocacy!! 1 8 1 8
  9. 9. Think   Know   Act   Go   Key  Learning   Key  Transition   Key  Cognitive   Key  Content   Skills     Knowledge     Strategies   Knowledge   Techniques   Skills   +  Problem formulation +  Structure of knowledge +  Ownership of learning +  Postsecondary awareness +  Hypothesize +  Key terms and +  Goal setting +  Aspirations +  Strategize terminology +  Persistence +  Norms/culture +  Factual information +  Postsecondary costs +  Research +  Self-awareness +  Linking ideas +  Tuition +  Identify +  Motivation +  Organizing concepts +  Financial aid +  Collect +  Help seeking +  Technical knowledge and +  Matriculation +  Interpretation +  Progress monitoring skills +  Eligibility +  Analyze +  Self-efficacy +  Challenge level +  Admissions +  Evaluate +  Learning techniques +  Value +  Program +  Communication +  Time management +  Attribution +  Career awareness +  Organize +  Test taking skills +  Requirements +  Effort +  Construct +  Note taking skills +  Readiness +  Precision accuracy +  Memorization/recall +  Role and identity +  Monitor +  Strategic reading +  Role models +  Confirm +  Collaborative learning +  Self-Advocacy +  Technology proficiency +  Resource acquisition +  Institutional advocacy 9©  2011  David  T  Conley  
  10. 10. CALIBRATE CREATE CONNECT Diagnostics that measure college and Applications that increase college and Processes that strengthen linkages withcareer readiness with greater precision.  career readiness through changes to postsecondary education.  courses.   ThinkReady CourseCreate ReadinessConnect Developing thinking strategies for Producing syllabi for college and Connecting high school coursework to postsecondary success and lifelong career ready courses (formerly college-level expectations (formerly learning (formerly C-PAS). SyllabusMaker). ReferenceCourses).   CampusReady CourseAlign ReadinessBridge Analyzing school programs and culture for Aligning courses to college and career Connecting high school and college college and career readiness (formerly readiness expectations. courses (formerly PairedCourses). SchoolDiagnostic).   CoursePathway ReadinessPartner I’mReady Creating school-wide course pathways Connecting teachers, faculty, and Determining student readiness for college aligned to college and career administrators to college and career and careers. readiness. readiness. 10  
  11. 11. For more information please contact: Dr. Charis McGaughy charis_mcgaughy@epiconline.org Visit: www.epiconline.org 11  

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