Can You Be In Two Places at Once?


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Can You Be In Two Places at Once is a presentation covering the Cooperative Alliance Program, a joint program of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.

The presentation was given to the Workforce Partners Conference in Norman, OK.

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Can You Be In Two Places at Once?

  1. 1. Can You Be <br />In<br />Two Places at Once?<br />Workforce Partners Conference<br />Cinco De Mayo | Norman, OK<br /><br />
  2. 2. Commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862<br />wikipedia<br />wik<br /><br />
  3. 3. Puebla, Mexico<br />Image Copyright Google<br />
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  5. 5. “College attainment is increasingly important to the U.S. economy as the workforce demands education and training that properly prepare our citizens for success in the global, knowledge economy.” <br />A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education, The Lumina Foundation<br /><br />
  6. 6. In addition to academic skills, Duncan stated, “…a career-ready student must … have the knowledge and skills that employers need from day one. That means having critical thinking and problem-solving skills, an ability to synthesize information, solid communication skills, and the ability to work well on a team.”<br />Secretary of Education Arne Duncan<br />National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium, April 19, 2011<br /><br />
  7. 7. 40.3%<br />U.S.A.<br />Those age 25-34 with an associate degree or higher<br />The College Completion Agenda<br />
  8. 8. 12/36<br />Denmark<br />Australia<br />The College Completion Agenda<br />
  9. 9. 30.3%<br />Oklahoma<br />The College Completion Agenda<br />
  10. 10. 45th<br />New Mexico<br />Alaska<br />The College Completion Agenda<br />
  11. 11. The Impact of Education on Individuals:Lifetime Earnings<br />U.S. Department of Commerce-Economics and Statistics Administration-U.S. CENSUS BUREAU<br /><br />
  12. 12. State Per Capita Personal Income v. Share of Adult<br />Population with Bachelor's Degree or Higher<br />No state with a low proportion of Bachelor’s degrees has a highper capita income.<br />No state with a high proportion of Bachelor’s degrees has a lowper capita income.<br />Source: U.S. Census<br /><br />
  13. 13. Cooperative Alliances are voluntary partnerships between AAS degree-granting institutions and technology centers to allow qualified high school students and adults to earn college credit for certain technical courses reviewed by the higher education partner and taught by the technology center.<br /><br />
  14. 14. Why an Associate in Applied Science Degree?<br /><br />
  15. 15. staying in Oklahoma<br /> 89% associate degree holders<br /> 82% bachelors degree holders<br />2008 Employment Outcomes Reports, OSRHE <br /><br />
  16. 16. 5 year Oklahoma employment <br /> 79% associate applied science<br /> 69% associate arts/science<br />2008 Employment Outcomes Reports, OSRHE <br /><br />
  17. 17. education<br />after tax<br />taxes paid<br />median earnings<br />t<br />Median Earnings and Tax Payments of Full-Time Year-Round Workers Ages 25 and Older<br />The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society 2010, College Board<br /><br />
  18. 18. Community<br />College<br />Technology<br />Center<br />Model<br /> Goals More high school students to collegeMore adults to begin and/or continueExpand accessEfficiently use public dollars<br /><br />
  19. 19. Driving principle: Student-centered, not institution-centered<br /><br />
  20. 20. Student Benefits<br />High school and adults students are able to receive college credit for courses taken at a technology center and apply that credit toward a Associate in Applied Science degree or college certificate.<br /><br />
  21. 21. Student Benefits<br />The college credit will appear on the institution’s official transcript.<br />No college tuition is charged to high school students for enrolling in courses taught by the technology center. <br /><br />
  22. 22. 29 technology centers have a Cooperative Alliance with 14 community colleges and 4 regional universities that offer Associate in Applied Science degree programs.<br /><br />
  23. 23. first generation<br />39,433 total credit hours<br />14,721 secondary<br />24,719 adult<br />Fall 2010 <br /><br />
  24. 24. Enrollments <br />
  25. 25. Head Count<br />
  26. 26. Credit Hours<br />
  27. 27. ochodólares!<br />(8 dollars!)<br /><br />
  28. 28. 1 soda a week<br /><br />
  29. 29. 13 sodas a day<br /><br />
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  31. 31. Fee Waiver Future <br /><br />
  32. 32. 4,637 students<br />1,583 secondary<br />2,321 adult<br />Próximos pasos<br /> (Next Steps)<br />Spring 2010<br /><br /><br />
  33. 33. Deploy Marketing Tool Kit<br /> Create a technical course equivalency matrix for courses taught at the technology centers<br /> Analyze data and track success of students<br /> Continue professional development<br /><br />
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  35. 35. Preguntas<br />(Questions)<br /><br />
  36. 36. Gracias<br />Ms. Becki Foster<br /> Oklahoma Department of CareerTech<br />Dr. Debra Stuart<br /> Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education<br />Mr. Jeremy Zweiacker<br /> Oklahoma Department of CareerTech<br /><br />
  37. 37. All pictures are copyright of the original author or licensor. Pictures are licensed through the Creative Commons. Pictures have been attributed back to the original author via a link at the bottom of each slide where appropriate.<br />