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Mountain View Practices

  1. 2. <ul><li>Mountain View High School </li></ul><ul><li>Career Academies At Work </li></ul>
  2. 3. Academy Team Claire Barrett SEITH Shauna Murray BTHS Terra Frei A & C Angela Edde FRESHMAN
  3. 4. How It Works <ul><li>ALL INCOMING FRESHMAN automatically enter the Freshman Academy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Option to join a “themed team” or “traditional team” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In “FRESHMAN CORNERSTONE” students learn about the Academies and explore personal interests & aspirations </li></ul><ul><li>When registering for the SOPHOMORE year, students select an ACADEMY and a MAJOR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts and Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business, Technology and Human Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science, Engineering, Industrial Tech and Health </li></ul></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>Formation of Majors/Minors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>12 credit Major </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 credit Minor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Block Scheduling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A/B Block with 64 possible credits </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Credit Breakdown </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Core classes = 32 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50 Required for graduation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Goal Continuum </li></ul><ul><li>Student Choice </li></ul>Equitable and Inclusive SLCs
  5. 7. Majors/Minors <ul><li>Key Players </li></ul><ul><li>Academy Leads, Teachers, Administrators, Related Business and Community members) </li></ul><ul><li>All Majors equally rigorous </li></ul><ul><li>equal credits </li></ul><ul><li>Take into account </li></ul><ul><li>ELL classes, Special Ed. Study Center, Athletics, Religious Release, Off Campus classes </li></ul>
  6. 8. Block Scheduling <ul><li> 64 possible with the block </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- 32 core required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>32 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>-12 electives for a major </li></ul><ul><li> 20 credits </li></ul><ul><li>may be used for additional majors and/or minors, off-site classes, release time, or any other electives </li></ul>The additional classes allowed through block scheduling support and promote students earning majors and minors in their academies Currently: 50 credits to graduate A / B Block
  7. 9. Majors/Minors Every Maverick should strive to achieve the highest level possible. Goal Continuum
  8. 10. Student Choice <ul><li>FRESHMAN CORNERSTONE CLASS </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation to TEAMS and ACADEMIES </li></ul><ul><li>Careers and decision making </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Career Information Systems (CIS) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academies / Majors / Minors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Major Checklist & High School Plan </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Career Center tour </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transcript Review with Freshman Counselor </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 11. Evaluate <ul><li>Where is your school in terms of EQUITY? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are your special populations? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can ANY student belong to ANY academy? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can ANY student SUCCEED in ANY academy? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are areas that need improvement? </li></ul></ul>
  10. 12. Evaluate <ul><li>Where would you like your school in terms of EQUITY? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dreams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Realistic Goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Action Plan – List the STEPS and Key players to accomplish your goal </li></ul></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>Random selection vs. Choosing students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Questions predetermined and visible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 adults </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anonymity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio taping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Possible Uses: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Decision Making </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul></ul></ul>The Student Focus Group
  12. 14. <ul><li>Thank You </li></ul>

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