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
(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
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.)
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
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
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 email@example.com
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
Pennsylvania College of Technology
comprehensive and developmental implementation plan
One College Avenue
for the standards.
Williamsport, PA 17701
Participants will be provided with a program of study,
Exploration of education and workforce resources for
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
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;
Implementation strategies for community partnerships.