2009 Cew Gov Inst


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Announcement for the 2009 Career Education and Work Governor's Institute for Teaching Excellence

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2009 Cew Gov Inst

  1. 1. Announcing Summer 2009 Governor’s Institute on Career Education & Work Build an implementation plan and learn how to teach these standards that are for all students. June 15 – June 19, 2009 Daytime & Evening Sessions Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport PA Teams Required (Building-based or K-12 Teams) Team administrator participation required one day only No charge, two graduate credits Registration information (when available) can be accessed at www.pct.edu/k12 or at www.pacareerstandards.com Questions? Call 570-320-8003 or e-mail CareerEd@pct.edu
  2. 2. GOVERNOR’S INSTITUTE FOR CAREER EDUCATION AND WORK PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY Begins Participants will be expected to: Monday, June 15 at 10:30 a.m. o Attend institute as teams and attend all sessions. (With registration from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.) Team Composition Ends o K-12 teams will have priority acceptance at this Friday, June 19 at 1 p.m. teams-only institute. o Two members each from K-5; 6-8; 9-12 This institute will focus on the Career Education (6 members minimum; 10 members maximum). and Work Academic Standards. The standards, Other team composition should be discussed Chapter 4 of Title 22, are part of the State Board of with the site director. Education’s regulations of required education for all o The team leader who, at the minimum, must attend students in Pennsylvania. all day on June 17th. A team leader is someone who can make decisions on the allocation of resources The four standards areas are: (1) Career Awareness (time and money). and Preparation, (2) Career Acquisition (Getting a Job), (3) Career Retention and Advancement, and Other recommended team members include school o counselors from each level, a special education teacher or (4) Entrepreneurship. Other academic standards supervisor, a CTC representative, community members will also be addressed. (WIB, CareerLink, etc.) and a librarian. Teams are encouraged to invite community partners to o Educators will gain the tools to develop a district- participate the whole week or on Thursday, June 18th. wide implementation plan to integrate the standards. The tools include promising practices, data-based Location and Registration decision making and current curriculum and The Institute will be held at Pennsylvania College of community resources for program effectiveness. Technology, Williamsport, PA from June 15-19, 2009. The team leaders must register first and list all team Case studies will be used to explore career members, and then each team member must also intervention strategies for individual students. register themselves. To be assured full consideration, Methods to engage parents and the school to register online at http://www.pct.edu/k12/ by community connection in the career development April 17, 2009. Applications received after that date will still process will be a focus. be considered if vacancies exist. Institute Goals Program Director: To create a vision to develop an implementation Jay Cannon jcannon@state.pa.us plan for standards-based Career Education and Pennsylvania Department of Education 333 Market Street Work district and classroom practices in K-12 by: Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333 Providing individual participants with content information o (717) 772-4857 on Career Education and Work Standards and understanding of career development interventions. Site Director: Dr. Jeannette F. Carter CareerEd@pct.edu Assisting district teams in acquiring the tools to create a o Pennsylvania College of Technology comprehensive and developmental implementation plan One College Avenue for the standards. Williamsport, PA 17701 (570) 320-8003 Program Highlights Participants will be provided with a program of study, Exploration of education and workforce resources for o meals and housing, and earn 2 graduate credits. Career Education and Work; Applicants will be informed of their status by May 4, Examination of promising practices in Career Education o 2009, at which time additional information will be and Work at the elementary, intermediate, middle and secondary level; provided on lodging and directions. Experienced mentors to guide the teams; o Implementation strategies for community partnerships. o