NC DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION         IHE INSTITUTE       COMMON CORE STATE AND  NORTH CAROLINA ESSENTIAL STANDARDS ...
“Education is a social process;education is growth; education isnot a preparation for life butis life itself."            ...
What do we want students to knowand be able to do in the 21st century?
1.   Evolution of Common Core2.   Implementation of Common     Core in NC to-date3.   Overview of Core to College     grant
1. Evolution of Common Core
Technology is changing the way weteach and learn
Education Requirements for Jobs, 2018        Georgetown University, Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010 p. 14     ...
And in our federal system…there is this uniquehybrid of national and state efforts
Common Core State Standards45 states + 3 territories + District of Columbia
Common Core State Standards    Math        -deeper conceptual understanding, thinking and        reasoning skills        -...
Common Core State Standards  •    Address disparity across states,       equity matters  •    Let’s be honest: HS wasn’t p...
THE IMPACT OF COMMON CORE                                                                                Independent      ...
•          Assessments    •       NC already has assessments    •       But push for “next generation            assessmen...
2.Implementation of Common Core in NC to-date
•   SBE adopted 2010    -all sectors of higher ed immediately pass    resolutions of support•   DPI - Massive effort    -H...
•   K-12 Imperatives       -it’s not just words on paper – it’s    about teaching and learning       -raising the bar of e...
•   Higher Education Imperatives    -teacher education – getting teachers    into pipeline who are CCSS-ready    -more tha...
•   Statewide Policy Imperatives    -defining readiness: what does this really    look like?    -assessments: state made, ...
Now…moving to action:1.  Getting a better understanding of    what sectors are doing…2.  Finding ways where collaboration ...
3. Overview of Core to College Grant
•       Core to College Grant    •    1 of only 10 states    •    Gates, Lumina, Hewlett, RPA         Foundations
•       Core to College Grant    •    All of a state’s education sectors         to work hand in hand    •    Be a driver ...
North Carolina’s Core to College Grant                               GOALS:1.Increase educators’ (K-12 and all levels of p...
North Carolina’s Core to College Grant                         GOALS:1.Increase understanding:    Website and set of comm...
North Carolina’s Core to College Grant                            GOALS:2.Policy alignment:    Establishing communication...
North Carolina’s Core to College Grant                          GOALS:3.Common readiness definition:    Documentation of ...
In the 21st century, a variety of skills are important…
Questions?
FOR MORE INFORMATION          John D. Denning, Ed.D.State Director, K-12 and Postsecondary Alignment                   919...
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  • The President of the Ohio Univeristy System went on to say…” It is not largesse. It is not charity. And it is not a transient act—vulnerable to the ebb and flow of financial realities or the whims of individual decision makers. Plain and simple, it is our moral duty. That’s the call for today’s modern university…
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    1. 1. NC DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION IHE INSTITUTE COMMON CORE STATE AND NORTH CAROLINA ESSENTIAL STANDARDS DECEMBER 17, 2012WATSON SCHOOL OF EDUCATION - UNC-WILMINGTON WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA DR. JOHN D. DENNING, STATE DIRECTORK-12 & POSTSECONDARY ALIGNMENT INITIATIVES
    2. 2. “Education is a social process;education is growth; education isnot a preparation for life butis life itself." -John Dewey
    3. 3. What do we want students to knowand be able to do in the 21st century?
    4. 4. 1. Evolution of Common Core2. Implementation of Common Core in NC to-date3. Overview of Core to College grant
    5. 5. 1. Evolution of Common Core
    6. 6. Technology is changing the way weteach and learn
    7. 7. Education Requirements for Jobs, 2018 Georgetown University, Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010 p. 14 http://www9.georgetown.edu/grad/gppi/hpi/cew/pdfs/FullReport.pdf
    8. 8. And in our federal system…there is this uniquehybrid of national and state efforts
    9. 9. Common Core State Standards45 states + 3 territories + District of Columbia
    10. 10. Common Core State Standards Math -deeper conceptual understanding, thinking and reasoning skills -application to real world issues Reading and Writing (ELA) -“staircase” of increasing complexity -literature and non-fiction texts• Fewer, deeper and internationally benchmarked• Developed in a comprehensive process, diverse group of teachers, experts, researchers
    11. 11. Common Core State Standards • Address disparity across states, equity matters • Let’s be honest: HS wasn’t preparing all of our kids • Clear, focused guideposts • Economies of scale
    12. 12. THE IMPACT OF COMMON CORE Independent NCCCS UNC Colleges and UniversitiesHigh School Graduates Ready for Postsecondary Success High School Graduates Ready for Certificate andDegree Completers Certificate and Degree Completers Postsecondary Success Productive, Employed Workers and Citizens
    13. 13. • Assessments • NC already has assessments • But push for “next generation assessments” = PARCC and SBAC • Computer adaptive and performance based http://www.smarterbalanced.org/sample-items-and- performance-tasks/
    14. 14. 2.Implementation of Common Core in NC to-date
    15. 15. • SBE adopted 2010 -all sectors of higher ed immediately pass resolutions of support• DPI - Massive effort -HUGE shift in thinking about instruction/professional development -Starting round 2 of READY! Mtgs -Teacher education – program approval process
    16. 16. • K-12 Imperatives -it’s not just words on paper – it’s about teaching and learning -raising the bar of expectations requires exemplary leadership; along with trained faculty -collaboration and dialogue across sectors
    17. 17. • Higher Education Imperatives -teacher education – getting teachers into pipeline who are CCSS-ready -more than just teacher education, Arts and Sciences, Basic Skills, all -collaboration and dialogue across sectors
    18. 18. • Statewide Policy Imperatives -defining readiness: what does this really look like? -assessments: state made, “next generation,” costs, policy considerations? -placement: how do we do a better job of positioning students for success on the front end?
    19. 19. Now…moving to action:1. Getting a better understanding of what sectors are doing…2. Finding ways where collaboration and partnerships can be leveraged…3. Implementing goals of Core to College grant…
    20. 20. 3. Overview of Core to College Grant
    21. 21. • Core to College Grant • 1 of only 10 states • Gates, Lumina, Hewlett, RPA Foundations
    22. 22. • Core to College Grant • All of a state’s education sectors to work hand in hand • Be a driver for college and career readiness
    23. 23. North Carolina’s Core to College Grant GOALS:1.Increase educators’ (K-12 and all levels of postsecondary), parents’and others’ understandings of the Common Core State Standardsand how they are to be implemented and impactful on the state ofNorth Carolina.2.Create meaningful alignment between K-12 and postsecondarystandards, assessments and expectations for student success.3.Adopt a set of policy recommendations supporting a commondefinition of career and college readiness.
    24. 24. North Carolina’s Core to College Grant GOALS:1.Increase understanding:  Website and set of communication tools  Variety of convenings across the state (CC, UNC, privates and K-12)  Leadership Forums
    25. 25. North Carolina’s Core to College Grant GOALS:2.Policy alignment:  Establishing communication channels  Use of new assessments  Supporting programs for access, CAA  Alignment Teams  Impact on teaching and learning for all faculty  Teacher development/professional development/creation of resources
    26. 26. North Carolina’s Core to College Grant GOALS:3.Common readiness definition:  Documentation of current variables  Working toward consensus -- goal is a coherent and consistent system across the state  Ultimate goal here isn’t rhetoric – but increased opportunities for success post high school
    27. 27. In the 21st century, a variety of skills are important…
    28. 28. Questions?
    29. 29. FOR MORE INFORMATION John D. Denning, Ed.D.State Director, K-12 and Postsecondary Alignment 919.807.7099 DenningJ@NCCommunityColleges.edu

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