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  1. 1. The Future is Here: Peoria
  2. 2. October 4, 1957
  3. 3. October 4, 1957
  4. 4. STEM Knowledge Mergers Skill Mergers ?
  5. 5. STEM Knowledge Mergers Skill Mergers ?
  6. 6. ―The Nation is now well into the 21st century and not since the Soviet Union's launch of the Sputnik satellite—47 years ago—has the need to improve science and mathematics education in America been as clear and as urgent as it is today.‖ –National Science Foundation
  7. 7. What trends are driving change in education, workforce and education today?
  8. 8. GlobalS&T Demography Our Sputnik
  9. 9. ―If the U.S. is to maintain its economic leadership and compete in the new global economy, the nation must prepare today’s K- 12 students better to be tomorrow’s productive workers and citizens. Changing workforce requirements mean that new workers will need ever more sophisticated skills in science, mathematics, engineering and technology ... http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/documents/2006/0502/testimony.pdf
  10. 10. Governor Rick Perry Texas Competitiveness Council and Industry Cluster Initiative
  11. 11. “Growing evidence shows that pathways hold promise for reducing high school dropout rates, increasing academic achievement and learning, and increasing students’ earning power when they graduate. Equally compelling, studies show that students enrolled in pathways perform as well as their traditionally educated counterparts on key measures‖ (Hoachlander, et al, p. 3, 2008).
  12. 12. “Those who complete both a strong academic curriculum and a vocational program of study (dual concentrators) may have better outcomes than those who pursue one or the other (Silverberg, Warner, Fong, & Goodwin, 2004; Plank, 2001; Stone & Aliaga, 2003)‖ (National Alliance for Secondary Education and Transition, 2005, Career Preparatory Experiences, ¶ 3).
  13. 13. What changes do we have to make to better prepare students for life, work and learning?
  14. 14. The Future is Here: Emerging Technologies, Jobs and Strategies
  15. 15. www.kurzweilai.net/.../ SIN_headshot_highres.html “We're doubling the rate of progress every decade, we'll see a century of progress--at today's rate--in only 25 calendar years.” Kurzweil, KurzweilAI.net, March 7, 2001
  16. 16. Adapted from NSFNEURO NANO BIOINFO 21st Century Architecture
  17. 17. NEURO NANO BIOINFO Adapted from NSF 21st Century Architecture
  18. 18. STEM Mergers
  19. 19. The number of jobs requiring technical training is growing at five times the rate of other occupations. Innovate America, U.S. Council on Competitiveness
  20. 20. Unskilled 60% Skilled 20% Prof. 20% 23 Where Are The Jobs? Source: Career Pathways: Education with a Purpose, p. 35 Unskilled 15% Skilled 65% Prof. 20% Source: Achieve Texas: Lifelong Success for All Students, p. 3 1950 2004
  21. 21. “A serious lack of skilled workers will grow to 5.3 million in 2010 and to 14 million by 2015.” –US Bureau of Labor Statistics
  22. 22. Job Mergers
  23. 23. Medium to High Pay Jobs Knowledge Jobs Skill Jobs Next Gen Jobs
  24. 24. Academic Mergers
  25. 25. Med-to-High Skill and Professional Jobs General Academics Technical – Workforce Ed Next Gen Ed
  26. 26. K-12 CTC – Workforce & Technical Programs University Employers Industry, Government, Military and Civil Society Environmental System of Forces Globalization, Demography, Science & Technology
  27. 27. K-12 CTC – Workforce & Technical Programs University Employers Industry, Government, Military and Civil Society Environmental System of Forces Globalization, Demography, Science & Technology
  28. 28. Strategies & Models
  29. 29. Academic Mergers
  30. 30. Liberal Arts STEM CTE x
  31. 31. Contextual Theoretical Applied TEAMS
  32. 32. Next Generation Ed
  33. 33. Technology Engineering Arts (Liberal & Fine) Mathematics Science
  34. 34. Maryland Comprehensive Liberal Arts, STEM and CTE Model
  35. 35. Maryland Classroom: CTE: Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce Today, April 2008
  36. 36. Maryland Classroom: CTE: Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce Today, April 2008
  37. 37. Maryland Classroom: CTE: Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce Today, April 2008
  38. 38. ―…newer programs like Pre- engineering, Biomedical Sciences, Manufacturing Engineering Technologies, and Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness are attracting more and more students.‖ Maryland Classroom: CTE: Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce Today, April 2008
  39. 39. The Future is Here: Emerging Technologies, Job s and Strategies
  40. 40. October 4, 1957
  41. 41. GlobalS&T Demography Our Sputnik

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