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  1. 1. LEADERSHIP in ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA ARTS
  2. 2. <ul><li> CONTACT INFORMATION </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: (323) 441-7614 </li></ul><ul><li>Website: www.lincolnhs.org/LEMA (temp.) </li></ul><ul><li>www.lemahs.org </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>FOCUS: To create leaders and entrepreneurs with solid background knowledge of the industry, the law and the technological and career skills emphasized in the entertainment industry. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CTE (Career Technical Education) Pathways: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Law </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Entertainment and Media Arts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>THREE MAJORS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Law and Leadership </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Entertainment (Film, Cable/Television) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Media Arts ( with a specialization in videogame design) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Future <ul><li>The top 10 jobs in 2010 did not exist in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Department of Labor estimates today’s high school student will have 10 to 14 jobs by age 38 </li></ul><ul><li>For students starting a 4 year college or technical degree in 2010 … 50% of what they learn the 1st year of study will be outdated by the 3 rd year </li></ul>
  5. 5. LEMA <ul><li>We are preparing our students for jobs that don’t exist </li></ul><ul><li>Using technologies that haven’t been invented </li></ul><ul><li>In order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems </li></ul><ul><li>… OPPORTUNTIES ARE AVAILABLE </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Opportunities Available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduate from LEMA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A – G UC/CSU requirements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C average or better = acceptance to CSULA (2.0 GPA) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>AP or Dual Enrollment Classes provides  one year of community college credit </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eHIGH ® (when operational and funded) will provide tutoring, intervention, credit recovery, enhancement and acceleration of classes AND a minimum of two years of work experience </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Realities <ul><li>50% of 8 th grade students do not attend high school </li></ul><ul><li>50% of 9 th grade students do not remain in high school </li></ul><ul><li>50% of entering 9 th grade students do not graduate from high school </li></ul>
  8. 8. REALITIES <ul><li>California State University reports that 46% of all 1st-year students require remedial education in both English and mathematics (Ali & Jenkins, 2002). </li></ul><ul><li>Rates at community colleges may be considerably higher, and having to enroll in remedial courses increases the time it takes students to complete their degrees and is associated with a decreased graduation rate (National Center for Education Statistics, 2004). </li></ul><ul><li>In U.S. only 17% of students who must take a remedial reading class receive a bachelor’s degree or higher; of those taking two remedial classes (other than reading), only 20% receive a bachelor’s or higher (National Center for Education Statistics, 2004). </li></ul>
  9. 9. Realities <ul><li>60% of students from low-income families can expect to graduate from high school, </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 3 (33%) will enroll in college, </li></ul><ul><li>only one in seven (14%) will earn a bachelor’s degree (Conley, 2005). </li></ul><ul><li>Those students who do succeed in earning a college degree today are taking longer to do so compared with students 20 years ago (ACT, 2002; Conley, 2007). </li></ul>
  10. 10. Demographics - Latinas <ul><li>According to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, more than half -- 53% -- of Latinas get pregnant in their teens , nearly twice the national average. </li></ul><ul><li>The nation's 45 million Latinos constitute the largest minority group in the United States with a growth rate twice that of the general population.  </li></ul><ul><li>By 2025, one-quarter of all American teens will be Latinos. </li></ul><ul><li>Fewer than six in 10 Latino adults in the United States have a high school diploma. </li></ul><ul><li>Latino teens are more likely to drop out than their non-Hispanic counterparts, and of all the children living in poverty, 30% are Latino. </li></ul><ul><li>69% of Latino teen moms drop out of high school, and the children of teen mothers are less likely to do well in school themselves and often repeat grades. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Demographics - Latinas <ul><li>74% of Latino teens believe that parents send one message about sex to their sons and a different message altogether to their daughters, possibly related to the Latino value of machismo. </li></ul><ul><li>Latino teens believe that the most common reason teens do not use contraception is that they are afraid their parents might find out. </li></ul><ul><li>72% of sexually experienced teens say they wish they had waited. </li></ul><ul><li>34% of Latino teens believe that being a teen parent would prevent them from reaching their goals, but 47% say being a teen parent would simply delay them from reaching their goals. </li></ul><ul><li>76% said it is important to be married before starting a family. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>LEMA believes that global economies, new technologies and growth in information are transforming society, requiring students to master 21st century literacies. </li></ul><ul><li>At LEMA, students will apply problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills, practice collaboration and leadership skills, master the written, oral and visual communication and technology skills and practice the work ethic, teamwork and organizational skills that 21st century employers require </li></ul>
  13. 13. LEMA <ul><li>Nintendo invested more than $140 million in Research and Development in 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>The U.S. government spent less than half as much on research and development in education </li></ul><ul><li>There are 110 million monthly active registered users of MySpace in 2008; 300,000 new users sign-up daily. </li></ul><ul><li>(If MySpace were a country, it would be 11 th in size between Japan and Mexico) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Shift happens <ul><li>There are 2.7 billion searches a month using Google; 47 million laptops were sold in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>The number of text messages sent and received each day exceeds the population of planet </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook – 60 million active users; average of 250,000 new registrations per day. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>1 out of 3 Teens TEXT more than 80 Texts/Day (Teens 16+ can exceed 3,000 Texts per month) </li></ul><ul><li>Teens use multiple media when not in school, but are prohibited during in school. </li></ul>It’s time for a change
  16. 16. We are living in exponential times. “For students starting a four-year technical or college degree, … this means that half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by their third year of study.” (Karl Fisch, Shifthappens)
  17. 17. 10 Trends in Employability <ul><ul><li>Talk and Listen - Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands on - Ability to apply education – theory expertise alone often not interviewed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team Player – groups of 4 -6 people and ability to work in a multicultural environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick Change – rapid evolution in technology and customer requirements requires flexibility and adaptability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problematic – ability to recognize, define and solve work related problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Out of the Box – Recognize that there is no one answer, some answers are not always obvious; & willing to try new ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Balancing Act – ability to succeed in high stress world requires balanced lives with family, social activities or sports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clock Control – Effectively manage time and meet required schedules and to be dependable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crash Proof – Not afraid of failure and willing to try again and again </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>True Believer – Ability to make a personal commitment to a group’s goals and cornerstone to a company’s long range success. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. 21 st Century Survival Skills <ul><ul><li>Learning how to learn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading and writing skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading between the lines, multi-dimensional analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative problem solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Negotiation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Systems Understanding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Skills </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. INDUSTRY STATISTICS <ul><li>The job market for lawyers is projected to grow due to increased demand for legal services, population growth, new corporate compliance regulations, globalization and increased business activity. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>median salary for all lawyers was $94,930 (2004) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The State Bar of California has 222,000 members (2009); only 17% are “persons of color” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only 6.6% of practicing attorneys in Los Angeles are Hispanic & 6.8% are Asian </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY STATISTICS <ul><li>In 2007, the motion picture and television industry was responsible for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2,500,000 American jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>an average salary of $74,700 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$41.1 billion in wages to workers in America </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$38.2 billion in payments to small businesses owners </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. VIDEOGAME INDUSTRY STATISTICS <ul><li>In 2008, entertainment software was the fastest growing industry in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>employed more than 80,000 people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>an average salary of $92,300 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>298.2 million units sold -- one game every 9 seconds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$22 billion in total sales </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>21 st century high school must include significant and substantial systemic transformations in structure. </li></ul><ul><li>LEMA’s Board of Directors includes students, parents, teachers and community members. The Board members have the autonomy, responsibility and accountability to make most major decisions, such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Principal is hired by – and reviewed annually by the Governance Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Teachers are hired by – and reviewed annually by the Governance Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum, school calendar, bell schedule, budget and assessments are decisions of the Board of Directors. </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Transforms the dynamics of the relationship between education and careers. </li></ul><ul><li>Lengthen the educational experience of our students, </li></ul><ul><li>Increase authentic incentives for our students to succeed academically, </li></ul><ul><li>Deepens the relevance of education for our students by providing concrete career-focused applications and activities, </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates equity focused, multiple-ability, interdisciplinary instruction to raise achievement levels of all of our students. </li></ul>
  24. 24. LEMA STUDENTS MASTER THE SKILLS THAT ALL 21 st Century COMPANIES REQUIRE <ul><li>GOAL: Numeracy, Legal, Business & Literacy “goals (reading, writing, listening, speaking, critical thinking, habits of mind and technology) and competencies that result in academic success across all college disciplines. ” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[ Academic Literacy – A Statement of Competencies Expected of Students Entering California’s Public Colleges and Universities (Spring, 2002) as defined by the Inter-segmental Committee of the Academic Senate of the California Community Colleges, the California State University and the University of California; D. Conley, Redefining College Readiness; Gates Foundation, 2007]. </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. LEMA students learn how to learn, and to master the leadership, analytical, career and organizational skills necessary to enter the 21st century workforce. They will be college ready and career prepared.
  26. 26. LEMA Graduates Will Be Career Prepared/College Ready <ul><ul><li>Have grade level knowledge, academic skills and most importantly, the habits of mind to succeed when they enter high school and build on that knowledge and skill bas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attend a minimum of one-year community college (dual enrollment) classes; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be equipped with the skills that employers in any industry want from their employees: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>proficient in communication, multiple media and technological skills, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>learn fundamental business, legal and life skills, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>practice the habits of mind necessary for academic and career success. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>enhanced Graduation Requirements which includes financial and legal education (Constitutional Law), fundamental media and visual arts (Computer and Film literacy), and culminates in a Senior Project (comparable to Senior Thesis/Exhibition) </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Day Begins: Homeroom Returns <ul><li>Breakfast </li></ul><ul><li>Homework Help / Check Missing Work </li></ul><ul><li>Check in – </li></ul><ul><li>Advocate, Announcements & Chief Nag </li></ul>
  28. 28. CURRICULUM <ul><li>College Registration Model </li></ul><ul><li>Student Input on what electives to offer (through Board of Directors) </li></ul><ul><li>Student selection of course options (9 th grade writing emphasis: Journalism (website); Scriptwriting (Film and announcements) </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Course,Teacher & Principal evaluations </li></ul>
  29. 29. ADVISORY: Learn, Practice and Master Fundamental Life Skills <ul><ul><ul><li>Core competencies and Habits of Mind for academic and career success; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Law (everyone in U.S. must know the law –and ignorance of the law is no excuse) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership (able to lead an independent life) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Literacy and Personal Finance (balance a checkbook, bank account; credit cards, loans, purchasing, investment) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Business and Career Skills that will enable LEMA students to live independent and self sustaining lives in a 21st century world </li></ul></ul></ul>
  30. 30. ENHANCED GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS <ul><li>All LAUSD Graduation Requirements Met </li></ul><ul><li>All A-G UC/CSU Requirements Met (11/15 courses with GPA requirement by 11 th grade = guaranteed acceptance to UC system) </li></ul><ul><li>Create a culture of completion – students will graduate on time from high school and be supported for the first two years of college </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Service Learning Requirement – give back to your community every year </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamental skills for all businesses or professions: technology, Film, Media Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Project/ Exhibition </li></ul><ul><li>Community College classes (1 year) </li></ul><ul><li>Work Experience (2 years) </li></ul>
  32. 32. ‘ s Commitment <ul><li>As educational leaders, we believe that all students are capable of learning and of mastering the core competencies and habits of mind necessary for academic and career success. But it is up to the adults to create an environment that ensures this and a culture that encourages it, a school district that supports it and a state that provides sufficient funding to ensure it . LEMA proposes to create just such an environment, which motivates all students to participate and provides a safety net that no student can escape or will want to escape from. This requires acknowledging the realities of a broken system and providing the resources necessary for transformation. </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>Public-Private Partnership “ vocational education” program where students learn and earn during applied work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitates workforce training and internship programs, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice functional literacies, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring and retention program, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote entrepreneurial skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intervention, enhancement and acceleration programs after school, on Saturdays and during vacations. eHigh includes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consolidates Tutoring, Intervention and Credit Recovery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve students who have below Grade Level skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance skills for students who are at Grade Level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accelerate course-work for students who are above Grade Level </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>BRIDGE PROGRAM - 2 years before H.S. (7th grade students through 9th grade) </li></ul><ul><li>Operates after-school, on Saturdays and during vacations </li></ul><ul><li>Brings middle school students up to high school grade level and college-academic skills; </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>LINK PROGRAM for 2 years after graduation </li></ul><ul><li>Provide graduates with opportunity to earn money and get continued academic and emotional support for college while providing service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring and Tutorial services for LEMA and BRIDGE students, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work on educational projects for community based businesses; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinated consolidated intervention, Adult and Continuation school, which offers expanded English language proficiency for parents and community members without high school diplomas </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>Offers internships, intervention/credit recovery, enhancement and acceleration classes, workforce education and jobs program, </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated to helping small and ethnic businesses share experiences, bridge business needs and share market opportunities, </li></ul><ul><li>Provides LEMA students and graduates real world experience to acquire marketable skill sets helping local small businesses and industry with “educational projects” that provide real benefits for businesses and the students, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, to build a website or create a brochure for a local business. </li></ul></ul>
  37. 37. eHIGH <ul><li>eHIGH will provide authentic financial incentives for all students to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>improve academic achievement, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reward exemplary attendance and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved motivation and achievement on CSTs (with the goal for all students to achieve proficient/advanced levels) in eHIGH internship, workforce education and jobs programs. </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. <ul><li>This program will be operational if and only if fundraising is successful and grants are received. </li></ul>
  39. 39. LEADERSHIP in ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA ARTS
  40. 40. LEMA <ul><li>If you didn’t see what you want … this is a school where you can make a difference </li></ul><ul><li>This is a place where you get a vote -- </li></ul><ul><li>… OPPORTUNTIES ARE AVAILABLE </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: (323) 441-7614 </li></ul>
  41. 41. LEADERSHIP IN ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA ARTS PILOT SCHOOL 3501 NORTH BROADWAY LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90031 Telephone: (323) 441-4600 Email: LEMA @ LAUSD.NET [email_address] www.lincolnhs.org/lema or www.lemahs.org

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