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To The Max Max Hayes Staff

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How we built the recommendations to the Cleveland Metropolitan School District for an educational re-design of the Max Hayes Career Tech High School.

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To The Max Max Hayes Staff

  1. 1. TO THE MAX Designing Cleveland’s 21 st Century Career Tech High School The NEW Max Hayes Max Hayes Faculty and Staff August 25, 2010
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>WIRE-Net, Project Context </li></ul><ul><li>Project Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Key Design Features </li></ul>WIRE-Net is a manufacturing focused, non-profit economic development organization. With our more than 200 members in Cleveland and across the US, we strengthen manufacturing to create healthy communities and fuel economic growth. www.wire-net.org
  3. 3. To the MAX: Timeline & Overview <ul><li>1992-current: WIRE-Net partners with Max Hayes High School. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WIRE-Net’s 2010 Program Includes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>AIM Camp: Summer 2010, 50 students @ Max Hayes (Mfg Focused). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>School to Career: Will serve 30 higher achieving 10 th -12 th Grade Students (Mfg and beyond?). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>9 th Grade Transition Program: Winter/Spring 2011. Will serve 100 9 th graders and assist in career choice in the four career clusters. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>2001 : Cleveland Metro School District Master Plan calls for major reconstruction of obsolete buildings. </li></ul><ul><li>2002-2008: Renovation costs skyrocket. WIRE-Net works to ensure Max Hayes stays in the plan. </li></ul><ul><li>July 2008: CMSD votes to rebuild Max Hayes in Segment 5. </li></ul><ul><li>2009-2010 : WIRE-Net secures funds for the New Max Hayes project with CMSD and partners. </li></ul><ul><li>2013: The NEW Max Hayes will open with 800 students. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><ul><li>WIRE-Net raises funds for a major community planning drive to define a new approach to Career Tech at Max Hayes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cleveland Metro School District: an eager, and innovative partner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 100 partners contribute over 1700 hours of volunteer time </li></ul></ul>Timeline & Overview
  5. 5. <ul><li>Project Scope: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Define a vision and mission for the New Max Hayes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify new emerging consensus about “what works in urban school districts” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design a framework for the school’s program and curriculum design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support an integrated approach to business/community partnerships and funding </li></ul></ul>Timeline & Overview
  6. 6. <ul><li>Partners: Over 1700 Hours of Volunteer Time contributed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consulting Team: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BIG Picture Learning and Concordia LLC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Catalyst Consulting Group </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100+ Stakeholders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Church </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Parents and Students </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CMSD leadership </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WIRE-Net: convener and facilitator. </li></ul></ul></ul>Project Road Map
  7. 7. Project Road Map <ul><li>Monthly Tech Team meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Two major community-business engagement meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Focus Groups: business, parents, teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>Eleven Best Practice Site Visits: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Providence, RI: The Met </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Toledo, OH: Toledo Tech Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Middleburgh Hts, OH: Polaris Career Ctr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perrysburg, OH: Penta Career Ctr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dayton: Ponitz Career Tech Ctr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chicago: Austin Polytech Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oklahoma City: Tuttle Career Ctr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cleveland: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MC 2 STEM HS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Design Lab HS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cleveland School of Science and Medicine </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. DESIGN FEATURES <ul><li>School Design: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mission: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Max Hayes High School prepares young men and women for success in life-long learning and work by providing them with customized learning programs in selected career pathways based on their interests. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Enrollment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Community Resource </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated Partnerships: business, community, post-secondary educ. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connections to middle grades </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Design Features <ul><li>Holistic approach to career, postsecondary, work and job readiness </li></ul><ul><li>Time for students to achieve competencies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical skill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work readiness </li></ul></ul><ul><li>High priority on work readiness </li></ul><ul><li>Applied learning in real world settings </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized learning programs </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of experiences working with/learning from adults </li></ul><ul><li>Diploma, Industry Certifications, Postsecondary Technical or Associate degrees </li></ul>
  10. 10. Design Features <ul><li>Project based learning </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple measures of performance </li></ul><ul><li>Strong Professional Development and Faculty Time </li></ul><ul><li>Industry & Postsecondary involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Autonomy: of the New Max Hayes and of the Career “academies” </li></ul><ul><li>Programs infused w/Design and the Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Engage with out-of-school youth </li></ul><ul><li>Track Student’s post graduation progress </li></ul>
  11. 11. Goals <ul><li>Every Max Hayes Student… </li></ul><ul><li>Will graduate with a diploma that indicates that he or she is ready for success in postsecondary learning and work. </li></ul><ul><li>Will have an opportunity to graduate with a recognized certificate that verifies readiness for work in a career area. </li></ul><ul><li>Will graduate with a plan for postsecondary learning and a career. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Design Features: Careers and Pathways <ul><li>Architecture, Building and Construction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Trades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Woodworking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction Management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Computer-Info Tech </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media-Gaming-Social Networking </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Design Features: Careers and Pathways <ul><li>Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Metalworking-Machining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Welding-Fabrication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Robotics-Electronics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Automotive Repair and Electronics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automotive Design </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Cluster </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Self Designed </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Design Features: Program Design <ul><li>Cross Cluster Themes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability/Green </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts and Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurial Ventures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Job Readiness and Certificates </li></ul><ul><li>Highly Customized </li></ul><ul><li>Community Service </li></ul>
  15. 15. Design Features: Curriculum Features <ul><li>Integrated skills and academic instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Competencies, not seat team </li></ul><ul><li>Post-secondary continuum </li></ul><ul><li>Online instruction </li></ul><ul><li>In-school and out-of-school learning </li></ul>
  16. 16. Design Features: Curriculum Design <ul><li>Many ways to learn from adults: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In school experts and adjunct faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institutional partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performance assessments: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exhibitions, demonstrations, projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students must pass required Ohio tests </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Partnerships <ul><li>Integrated with the overall design </li></ul><ul><li>Share expertise: curriculum, instruction, mentors, coaches, assessors </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Places and Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Materials, Tools and Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Verify certifications </li></ul><ul><li>Employment experience </li></ul><ul><li>Transitions to post-secondary education </li></ul><ul><li>Community and Social Service Support </li></ul>
  18. 18. Facility Requirements <ul><li>Flexible spaces to accommodate program changes. </li></ul><ul><li>Natural light, ventilation and/or alternative “green” design features. </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor spaces for outside project based work. </li></ul><ul><li>Small and large group meeting spaces for students and/or faculty. </li></ul><ul><li>Spaces for industry training centers. </li></ul><ul><li>Fabrication lab open to community. </li></ul><ul><li>Smaller fabrication labs in selected classrooms. </li></ul><ul><li>Arts and design lab open to the community. </li></ul><ul><li>Health, nutrition, and fitness center open to the community. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated classroom and “shop” spaces for each industry area. </li></ul><ul><li>Office space for industry and postsecondary “adjunct faculty.” </li></ul>
  19. 19. Implementation: 2010-2013 <ul><li>Recruit and select a principal. </li></ul><ul><li>Recruit and select program leaders and establish a school administrative team. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a faculty “recruitment” process. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a memorandum of understanding with the faculty union. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop faculty program and curriculum development teams. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and implement a comprehensive education, training, and support system. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Implementation (continued) <ul><ul><li>Develop a marketing program for middle grades faculty, students, and families. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish the Max Hayes Advisory Board. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop the industry, community and post-secondary partnerships. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a student orientation program. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish a program and curriculum implementation monitoring system. </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Thank You <ul><li>Project Funders </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Cleveland Foundation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cleveland Cliffs Foundation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The George Gund Foundation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Harold C Schott Foundation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eaton Corporation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fred Lennon Charitable Trust </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lincoln Electric </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Greater Cleveland Partnership </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Swagelok Foundation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Max Hayes Faculty, Staff and Students </li></ul><ul><li>Project Partners including CMSD and over 100 business, education, religious and community organizations, and parents. </li></ul>

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