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Connecting World Languages with Career and Technical Education   February   28, 2012   Presentation for the  Asia Society
California K-12 Context <ul><li>1.1 Million students enroll in CTE </li></ul><ul><li>$ 423,836,000 direct state CTE fundin...
Academy Results <ul><li>Current number of California Partnership Academies:  461 </li></ul><ul><li>Current number of Schoo...
CTE State Plan <ul><li>California is the most populous of the states, and, as the eighth largest economy in an increasingl...
State CTE Standards <ul><li>International Trade Pathway </li></ul><ul><li>Students focusing on the occupational area of in...
International Programs <ul><li>Required 12 th  grade economics course </li></ul><ul><li>88 UC approved CTE courses  </li><...
Future <ul><li>All high schools will focus on Career and College Readiness </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing focus on global ca...
Patrick Ainsworth Ed.D. Assistant Superintendent Career and College Transition Division [email_address] Thank You
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Patric Ainsworth: Connecting World Languages to CTE

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Presentation by Dr. Patrick Ainsworth, President, National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc), and Assistant Superintendent, Secondary, Postsecondary & Adult Education, California Department of Education.

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Patric Ainsworth: Connecting World Languages to CTE

  1. 1. Connecting World Languages with Career and Technical Education February 28, 2012 Presentation for the Asia Society
  2. 2. California K-12 Context <ul><li>1.1 Million students enroll in CTE </li></ul><ul><li>$ 423,836,000 direct state CTE funding </li></ul><ul><li>20% reduction in funding since 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>CTE funding has remained relatively safe </li></ul><ul><li>SB 70 CTE Improvement funding = $50 million </li></ul><ul><li>500 Career Academies </li></ul><ul><li>CTE is viewed as a corner stone for high school redesign </li></ul><ul><li>1.4 million English learners </li></ul>
  3. 3. Academy Results <ul><li>Current number of California Partnership Academies: 461 </li></ul><ul><li>Current number of Schools: 284 </li></ul><ul><li>Current number of Districts: 115 </li></ul><ul><li>Current number of Students: 49,797 (2009-10) </li></ul><ul><li>Results from CDE/CASN study: </li></ul><ul><li>- 95% Graduation Rate – 85% statewide </li></ul><ul><li>- African American graduated at a 16% higher rate and Hispanics at a 14% higher rate </li></ul><ul><li>- 57% of graduates fulfilled a-g requirements, compared to 36% statewide. </li></ul><ul><li>- Business and District investment at least 2 times state investment </li></ul>
  4. 4. CTE State Plan <ul><li>California is the most populous of the states, and, as the eighth largest economy in an increasingly complex and competitive world, has a unique responsibility — and opportunity — to reshape and revitalize the role of career technical education (CTE) as an engine of education reform and workforce and economic development for the state. </li></ul>
  5. 5. State CTE Standards <ul><li>International Trade Pathway </li></ul><ul><li>Students focusing on the occupational area of international trade develop an understanding of the global business environment and the interconnectedness of cultural, political, legal, historical, economic, and ethical systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Students understand the fundamental concepts of international business: </li></ul><ul><li>Students understand how geographic, cultural, political, legal, historical, and economic factors influence international trade: </li></ul><ul><li>Students understand the role of information technology in modern global trade: </li></ul><ul><li>Students understand the logistics of importing and exporting products and services: </li></ul>
  6. 6. International Programs <ul><li>Required 12 th grade economics course </li></ul><ul><li>88 UC approved CTE courses </li></ul><ul><li>629 International Trade related courses </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>CTE-ESL </li></ul><ul><li>14 Internationally themed Academies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>International Trade and Global Business Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Business Information Technology Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Environmental Science Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School of Science, Arts, and Global Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Agri-Business Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Safety and Security Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Trade Careers Academy </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Future <ul><li>All high schools will focus on Career and College Readiness </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing focus on global careers and competitiveness – from business and industry </li></ul><ul><li>National and state governments will provide clear policy priorities to global knowledge and skills </li></ul><ul><li>Common Core provides an opportunity for states to integrate international/global career themes </li></ul><ul><li>New CTE standards emphasize this knowledge and skill set as essential </li></ul><ul><li>Numbers of internationally themed programs will increase , and will integrate world languages </li></ul><ul><li>Distance Learning removes will increasingly boundaries and barriers and used to connect students internationally </li></ul>
  8. 8. Patrick Ainsworth Ed.D. Assistant Superintendent Career and College Transition Division [email_address] Thank You

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