Introduction

Career & College
Readiness
Linking Education to Local Economic Demand
A More Demanding Labor Market

1973

2014

The Passport to the American Dream:

• In 1973, the Passport was High School Di...
The current U.S. reality: only 40% of 27-year olds have earned an
A.A. degree or higher

60%

Note: Represents data collec...
U.S. “on time” college completion rates are alarmingly low

Note: Two-year schools have a three year graduation window. Fo...
Shrinking employment opportunities: Teens and Young Adults
have been hit the hardest by the Great Recession

Source: Cente...
There are plenty of jobs in manufacturing, but too few
people with the necessary skills.

Prepare Career Ready Learners
College for All does not mean everyone needs a B.A. Even
in this decade most jobs do not require a B.A.

Where are the job...
Mission:
To ensure all learners
have the foundational
skills to be career and
college ready and that
all administrators ar...
Readiness:
Linking Education
Directly to Economy
Developing a
21st Century Learner
& Workforce
State Initiatives Focused
on Readiness and
Addressing the Skills Gap

>
Alabama / WIN State Initiative
Go Build Alabama
There are 450,000 openings in trades,
transportation and utilities. The sk...
Florida / WIN State Initiative
Florida Ready to Work
An education program to ensure that Florida has a
workforce that is r...
Georgia / WIN State Initiative
Estimated 16,500 skilled craft trade career
opportunities to become available over the next...
West Virginia / WIN State Initiative
West Virginia – Career Readiness
In partnership with the WV DOE, the
state is trainin...
Kentucky / WIN State Initiative
Kentucky – Military MOC Crosswalk
Kentucky Career Portal provides for
job alignment and ca...
Personalized Career Readiness System
TM
Career Readiness System: Administrators
Career Readiness System: Students
Strategic Planning: Data Analysis on Education, Workforce, Economy

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Real-time Labor Market Da...
Personalized Career Path: Align Interest with Career Planning
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Career Exploration
Educat...
College Readiness Courseware (CRC+)
College Readiness Courseware
CRC+ includes five learning modules
that provide students...
Career Readiness Courseware:

Foundational Skills Support

Career Readiness Courseware

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Applied Mathematics
Reading...
Soft Skills: behavioral, attitudinal, social, and readiness skills

A Soft Skills Curricular Design
Based on What Employer...
Career Readiness Program
Implementations
• Math & Literacy Intervention
• Common Core Instruction
• 1:1 Personalized Learn...
Implementation Approach
TM

Implementation Planning Meeting
Goal Setting & Target Objectives

Strategic Planning & Review ...
Career AND College Ready

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Real Analysis in Real Time
Personalized Career Profile
Assess Foundation Skills
Attitud...
College and Career Ready
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  1. 1. Introduction Career & College Readiness Linking Education to Local Economic Demand
  2. 2. A More Demanding Labor Market 1973 2014 The Passport to the American Dream: • In 1973, the Passport was High School Diploma. *72% of the workforce had no more than a high school degree • In 2013, the Passport is Education beyond High School *Nearly 60% of today’s workforce has at least some college. Source: Center on Education and the Workforce, Georgetown University
  3. 3. The current U.S. reality: only 40% of 27-year olds have earned an A.A. degree or higher 60% Note: Represents data collected in surveys between 2006-2008; GED is approximation based on data from GED Testing Program. Source: Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
  4. 4. U.S. “on time” college completion rates are alarmingly low Note: Two-year schools have a three year graduation window. Four-year schools have a six-year window Source: Higher Ed info-NCES/IPEDS Graduation Survey.
  5. 5. Shrinking employment opportunities: Teens and Young Adults have been hit the hardest by the Great Recession Source: Center for Labor Market Studies; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, “CPS Labor Force Statistics”.
  6. 6. There are plenty of jobs in manufacturing, but too few people with the necessary skills. Prepare Career Ready Learners
  7. 7. College for All does not mean everyone needs a B.A. Even in this decade most jobs do not require a B.A. Where are the jobs? Source: March CPS data, various years; Center on Education and the Workforce forecast of educational demand to 2018.
  8. 8. Mission: To ensure all learners have the foundational skills to be career and college ready and that all administrators are equipped with tools that allow systemic change for students and teachers. WIN provides developmental resources to teach employability and social skills in a career context to help learners successfully transition to a career path.
  9. 9. Readiness: Linking Education Directly to Economy
  10. 10. Developing a 21st Century Learner & Workforce
  11. 11. State Initiatives Focused on Readiness and Addressing the Skills Gap >
  12. 12. Alabama / WIN State Initiative Go Build Alabama There are 450,000 openings in trades, transportation and utilities. The skills gap is real, and it’s getting wider. In Alabama, a third of all skilled tradesmen are over 55. They’re retiring fast, and no one is there to replace them. Go Build campaign is designed to educate young people on the value of learning a trade, dispel their misconceptions about the construction industry and inspire them to consider building a career as a skilled construction tradesman. Focus: Construction Trades and Apprenticeships http://www.gobuildalabama.com/ Alabama
  13. 13. Florida / WIN State Initiative Florida Ready to Work An education program to ensure that Florida has a workforce that is ready for the workforce demands • Over 126,000 Credential awarded • 562,000 plus hours of WIN courseware usage • 750 Business partner statewide • 250 Implementation partners statewide http://floridareadytowork.com/
  14. 14. Georgia / WIN State Initiative Estimated 16,500 skilled craft trade career opportunities to become available over the next year. 82,000 jobs projected to open by 2016 By 2016, skilled trade job openings projected: • 12,778 Truck Drivers, heavy and tractor trailer • 4,906 Construction Laborers • 2,824 Electricians • 2,050 Welders, cutters, and brazers http://gobuildgeorgia.com/ Go Build Georgia
  15. 15. West Virginia / WIN State Initiative West Virginia – Career Readiness In partnership with the WV DOE, the state is training and preparing young adults for jobs linked to The Marcellus Shale. • Jobs linked to energy industry require learners to be prepared and certified • Learners identify career skills, pathways and seek WorkKeys certificate credentials http://westvirginia.strategiccompass.com/
  16. 16. Kentucky / WIN State Initiative Kentucky – Military MOC Crosswalk Kentucky Career Portal provides for job alignment and career readiness linked to existing Military Occupation Classification. • Assist in identifying and preparing military for civilian workforce • Career Planning & Certification • Education Training and Support • KVEC/GRREC i3 Initiative http://ky.strategiccompass.com/occupations/military
  17. 17. Personalized Career Readiness System TM
  18. 18. Career Readiness System: Administrators
  19. 19. Career Readiness System: Students
  20. 20. Strategic Planning: Data Analysis on Education, Workforce, Economy StrategicCompass • • • • • Real-time Labor Market Data 70+ Data basis Education Gab Analysis Economic Trends Inform Career / Workforce
  21. 21. Personalized Career Path: Align Interest with Career Planning myStrategicCompass • • • • • my Career Exploration Education Requirements Personalized Career Path Skill Requirements Planning & Support
  22. 22. College Readiness Courseware (CRC+) College Readiness Courseware CRC+ includes five learning modules that provide students with practice and application of concepts addressed by commonly college entrance exams including ACT Compass® • • • • • Pre-Algebra Algebra Geometry Reading Writing and English
  23. 23. Career Readiness Courseware: Foundational Skills Support Career Readiness Courseware • • • Applied Mathematics Reading for Information Locating Information • Instructional courseware in workrelated, applied context • Sound instructional design to ensure concept mastery not just test prep • • • 120 hours of curriculum HTML5 for Mobile & Tablet Spanish & English
  24. 24. Soft Skills: behavioral, attitudinal, social, and readiness skills A Soft Skills Curricular Design Based on What Employers Want Module 1: Conveying Professionalism Module 2: Communicating Effectively Module 3: Promoting Teamwork and Collaboration Module 4: Thinking Critically and Solving Problems
  25. 25. Career Readiness Program Implementations • Math & Literacy Intervention • Common Core Instruction • 1:1 Personalized Learning • Blended Learning • CTE Inclusion • Elective Courses • Extended Day Programs • Career Readiness Certification TM
  26. 26. Implementation Approach TM Implementation Planning Meeting Goal Setting & Target Objectives Strategic Planning & Review of Educonomy Report – Strategic Compass Education and Training using Career Readiness System Program Use, Ongoing Monitoring and Coaching Support
  27. 27. Career AND College Ready • • • • Real Analysis in Real Time Personalized Career Profile Assess Foundation Skills Attitudinal & Behavior Skills
  28. 28. College and Career Ready 888.717.9461 @edwinworldwide Facebook/winlearning

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