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Lear ning now 2 earn later!

  1. 1. LEARNingNow 2 EarnLater!Cassina AllenandCourtney LillistonDonaldson Career CenterGreenville County Schools
  2. 2. Facts about CTEfrom the Association of Career and TechnicalEducation There are 14.4 million secondary andpostsecondary CTE students in the US Offers a wide range of career options fromentrepreneurship to engineering Prepares youth and adults for positions that requirea wide range of education from high schooldiplomas to 4 year degrees Healthcare/Health Science is one of the topdeclared career clusters and is expected to makeup 7 of the 20 fastest growing occupations According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, of the20 fastest growing occupations, 10 require anAssociate degree or less
  3. 3. More Facts Career and Technology Educationcourses have both curricular andprofessional standards CTE courses promote soft skilldevelopment and are essential forproducing a viable workforce:compassion, patience, cooperation,optimism, etc.
  4. 4. Why do students needCareer Tech Education?There is a need STEM careers Advanced Manufacturing Healthcare
  5. 5. Why do students needCareer Tech Education?It Works!CTE students are more likely to report thatthey developed problem-solving, projectcompletion, research, math, collegeapplication, work-related, communication,time management and critical thinking skillsduring high school THREE Ps=They can Pursue a Passion thatunlocks their full PotentialAND THEY CAN CA$H IN AS WELL!
  6. 6. College or ImmediateEmployment? Students DO NOT have to choose!-Graduation plans can prepare students tobe both college and career ready Earn dual/early college credit (AP credit) Earn honors level credit Earn industry certifications-can lead to immediate employment Earn marketable skills for employment(while attending college)
  7. 7. We begin with the end in mindSTUDENT PLACEMENT Show them where/how they can makeMONEY! Annual College and Career Fair
  8. 8. Our Learn to Earn “Hook”
  9. 9. Examples of CTE StudentPlacement (DCC) in 2 years or less 2-4 Colleges (all program areas) Active Military (Health Science, Auto, Welding,Law Enforcement) Nail Salon Manager Restaurants (service and management) Grocery store chains (service and management) Self-employed Graphic Designer (high schoolstudent) Self-employed Stylists Pastry Chef Nursing Assistants
  10. 10. Examples of IndustryCertifications In CTE Licensed Cosmetologist, Barber, Esthetician, NailTechnician First Aid/CPR Pharmacy Tech Certified Nursing Assistant Early Education Teacher ServSafe Food Handler ProStart Food Service Management Adobe Illustrator First ResponderFor additional certifications available, consult the stateStudent Reporting Procedures Guide page 12
  11. 11. Match IGPs with classes! Do you know what the top declared careerclusters are for your students? Do your current course offerings meet theneeds/interests of students? Do your “at-risk” populations have opportunities todiscover their “genius” in a CTE area? That maymake the difference between them dropping outor staying in school. CTE opportunities provide exposure to careerpaths early on-”Maybe I don’t want to be adoctor after all.”
  12. 12. CTE-Three Ps in a Pod!Give students an opportunity to Pursue aPassion that will unlock their full Potential!AND ALLOW THEM TO CA$H IN AS WELL!
  13. 13. For more information on CTEVisit the Association for Career and TechnicalEducation www.acteonline.orgCassina Allen, DirectorDonaldson Career Lilliston,
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