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Peter Dewar MAVA gcc 2016

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Presentation at 2016 Massachusetts Green Careers Conference by Peter Dewar from Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators

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Peter Dewar MAVA gcc 2016

  1. 1. Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators Presents: Visit our Website: MAVA.US
  2. 2. “The Cadillac Model of the CTE world.” •  Na6onally recognized in research done by Harvard, Northeastern University , Achieve, & the Pioneer Ins6tute. •  Regional Voc Techs; City Voca6onal Schools, & Voca6onal Technical Programs in Comprehensive HS •  Closing the “Middle Skills Gap”---Statewide Voca6onal Technical Frameworks
  3. 3. Indicators of Success •  High Gradua6on Rates (94.5%) •  Low Dropout Rates ( 0.7%) •  High Growth in High Stakes Tes6ng (MCAS)
  4. 4. Employers today are looking for much more technically and academically trained graduates. They want cri6cal thinkers who can write, communicate, and collaborate. They need to read technical manuals wriZen at 13th or 14th grade level. •  Manufacturing is no longer manual carving; now it’s driven by people who can program a machine •  Technology Skills needed in all Career Pathways
  5. 5. Partnerships with Business & Industry •  Program Advisory CommiZees for 45 Voca6onal Technical & Agricultural Programs •  Over 6,000 Advisory Board Members Statewide •  Co-Opera6ve Educa6on Programs
  6. 6. Interest Con*nues to Grow Change in Voca*onal Enrollment: 2004-05 2014-15 Change Change % Regional Voca6onal Schools 25,832 28,532 2,700 10.5% Other Voca6onal Programs 15,709 18,351 2,642 16.8% Total Voca6onal Enrollment 41,541 46,883 46,883 12.9%
  7. 7. Keys to Success •  Fully Engaged and Immersed Students in a Career Pathway •  Real World Experience •  Small Learning Communi6es •  Integra6on of Academic & Technical Instruc6on
  8. 8. PATHWAYS TO PROSPERITY PROJECT TOOPP A T ROSPERITYPPRPRR TOPATHWAYS TOPATHWAYS TOA TAT MEETING THE CHALLENGE OF PREPARING YOUNG AMERICANS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY JANUARY, 2011 PATHWAYS TO PROSPERITY PROJECT PATHWAYS TO PROSPERITYMEETING THE CHALLENGE OF PREPARING YOUNG AMERICANS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY FEBRUARY 2011
  9. 9. THE CRITICAL IMPORTANCE OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN THE COMMONWEALTH JANUARY2016 Catherine Tumber Barry Bluestone Don Walsh James Huessy with assistance from Ali El Toukhy
  10. 10. Promo6ng High Expecta6ons for All Students through Career Technical Educa6on: A State- and School-Level Perspec6ve December 15, 2015
  11. 11. Northeastern University Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy Alan Clayton-Matthews Barry Bluestone Nancy Lee MEETING THE COMMONWEALTH’S WORKFORCE NEEDS: Occupational Projections and Vocational Education OCTOBER 2015 In conjunction with the Massachusetts School Building Authority
  12. 12. INTRODUCTION) ! Education!programs!approved!by!the!Massachusetts!Department!of!Elementary!and! Secondary!Education!pursuant!to!Massachusetts!General!Law!Chapter!74!and!the! Vocational!Technical!Education!Regulations!are!known!as!Chapter!74Dapproved!vocational! technical!education!programs.! ! This!DIRECTORY!contains!the!official!list!of!Chapter!74Dapproved!vocational!technical! education!programs!by!district!and!school.!The!following!provides!Chapter!74Dapproved! vocational!technical!education!programs:! ! ! twentyDsix!regional!vocational!technical!school!districts! ! thirtyDtwo!local!school!districts! ! nine!academic!regional!school!districts! ! two!county!agricultural!and!technical!school!districts! ! one!independent!vocational!and!agricultural!school!district! ! one!educational!collaborative! ! 48!Chapter!74!vocational!technical!programs! ! Each!Chapter!74Dapproved!vocational!technical!education!program!in!this!DIRECTORY!is! identified!by!a!Massachusetts!title!that!is!based!on!the!applicable!Massachusetts!Vocational! Technical!Education!Framework.! ! A!crosswalk!from!the!Massachusetts!titles!to!a!six!digit!Classification!of!Instructional! Program!Code!(CIP!Code),!obtained!from!the!document!titled:!Classification!of!Instructional! Programs!published!by!the!United!States!Department!of!Education!–!National!Center!for! Education!Statistics!is!included!at!the!end!of!the!DIRECTORY.! ! Visit!the!Massachusetts!Department!of!Elementary!and!Secondary!Education’s!website!at! http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/!under!“School!and!District!Profiles/Directory”!for!additional! information!on!each!school!district!and!school!listed!in!this!DIRECTORY.! !
  13. 13. SUSTAINABILITY Mass. Voca6onal Technical School Ini6a6ves WHAT ARE WE DOING? •  NEVER ENOUGH! NEVER FAST ENOUGH! NEVER BEEN MORE IMPORTANT! •  Blackstone Valley Tech, Upton-First Green School-Building Project/2015 Green School included solar, water conserva6on, effec6ve posi6oning of windows to make efficient use of natural light •  Solar-installa6on Training Installa6on training has been incorporated into electrical, plumbing and HVAC programs •  Drama6c reduc6on in the use of hazardous substances used in voca6onal training Most programs are now using water borne products i.e., inks, finishing, parts cleaning •  Drama6c increase in the proper disposal of hazardous substances used in voca6onal training Programs that generate hazardous waste such as waste automo6ve oil, frying oil must u6lize a properly licensed vendor to remove and properly dispose of the substances. •  First Energy Star rated House built by students Keefe Technical School, Framingham •  Green Building Construc6on of an on campus building to use as a trainer for instruc6on on the zero energy concept using alterna6ve energy and state of the art insula6on, materials and products.
  14. 14. SUSTAINABILITY Mass. Voca6onal Technical School Ini6a6ves •  Training programs follow the new Mass. Building Energy Code Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC-R, Plumbing •  Environmental Science and Engineering Programs Significant increase in the number of schools now offering these programs that concentrate on energy conserva6on and proper use of natural resources. Upper Cape Tech now has a new State of the Art wastewater treatment plant that is being used as the focus of their environmental science program. •  Significant Reduc6on in the use of energy Auto on/off ligh6ng, beZer insula6on, use of solar •  Significant Reduc6on in the use of Water Resources lower gallon auto on/off plumbing fixtures •  Increase in Recycling Programs Resul6ng in significant reduc6on in genera6on of daily waste. •  Use of Alterna6ve Energy Sources. Solar, Wind, Bio Fuel •  Please note: This is not meant to be a complete lis6ng of all ini6a6ves. This is meant to be a hi-light only.
  15. 15. Mass. Associa6on of Voca6onal Administrators MAVA.us Contact: David Ferreira, Execu6ve Director dferreira@gnbvt.edu Peter Dewar, Director of Professional Development dewar@tri-county.us
  16. 16. Connec6ng for Success CONNECTINGFORSUCCESS.ORG The "not to be missed" premier professional development conference for all professionals involved with career & technical educa6on. JUNE 28, 29, 2017 Held at: Assabet Valley Regional Technical School 215 Fitchburg Street Marlborough, MA REGISTRATION BEGINS FEBRUARY 1, 2017

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