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KPIs for College and Career Readiness

  1. 1. KPIs for College and Career Readiness Todd Bloom, Ph.D. Chief Academic Officer July 11, 2013
  2. 2. Agenda •Contextualized need for KPIs •Your college & career readiness KPIs • Sources of data • Suggestions & pointers • KPI prioritization exercise •Q&A / Wrap-up / Evaluation
  3. 3. Contextualized Need for KPIs: From Macro Trends to Local Response
  4. 4. Macro Trends Education Pipeline •Importance of transitions •Need for P-20 collaboration •Student success should be focus Based on Issues/2011/May-June 2011/first-in-the-world-full.html
  5. 5. Macro Trends Student Expectations Accountability for Spend Cost of College State Revenue ARRA State Fiscal Stabilization Funds Median Family Income Cost of Education – Financial Crunch
  6. 6. Macro Trends Percent Change in Spending per Student, FY08 – FY13 (adjusted for inflation) Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  7. 7. Macro Trends National Center for Education Statistics. (2013). Projections of Education Statistics to 2021. Washington DC: National Center for Education Statistics.
  8. 8. Macro Trends National Center for Education Statistics. (2013). Projections of Education Statistics to 2021. Washington DC: National Center for Education Statistics.
  9. 9. Macro Trends Education consumers (students) have more choice •Access to K-12 and HE institutional data to determine best SROI •Growth of K-12 school choice and proliferation of postsecondary options •Increase in college applications per student (NACAC: 7/student in 2012) However, choice is dependent on access to information, which is not afforded to all students…
  10. 10. Macro Trends K-12 Postsecondary • Common Core State Standards • Common state assessments • Student growth monitoring and engagement • Teacher and principal effectiveness • Statewide P-20 data systems • Individualized Learning Plans • Emphasis on college completion and “gainful employment” • Shifting finance models in response to decreased state funding (Obama efficiency demand) • SROI of remediation • Instructor effectiveness • Student “recovery” HUGE theme: Information drives performance & high performance gets results!
  11. 11. Your College & Career Readiness KPIs
  12. 12. Your KPIs Independently brainstorm college and career readiness indicators that you collect, monitor, and share with others. Share your KPIs with the person next to you. •Are these KPIs outcomes or inputs? •How often do you review these KPIs? •With whom do you share the KPI performance data •How do you know which are most important?
  13. 13. KPI Data and Guidance Sources of data: •Naviance reports •Surveys •SIS •National Student Clearinghouse Guidance: •College Readiness Index System •School district scorecards •Council of Great City Schools
  14. 14. KPIs for College & Career Common characteristics include: •Emphasis on outputs/outcomes •Academic •Traditional (i.e. what we have or have been given •Too often misaligned with what we know matters
  15. 15. KPIs for College & Career Let’s focus on: •Inputs, process, and outputs •Nonacademic, engagement, and academic •Innovative measures and what stakeholders expect •What we know matters
  16. 16. Inputs, Outputs, Process KPIs Inputs: •Course rigor •Attendance •Course sequencing Process: •Planning •Grades •Student survey Outputs: •GPA •Alumni results •SAT
  17. 17. Engagement, Nonacademic, Academic KPIs Engagement: •Discipline •Attendance •Planning Nonacademic: •Self-Assessment •Organizational skill •Extra curricular enrollment Academic: •GPA •Assessment score growth •SAT
  18. 18. Your KPIs Suggestion: KPIs must live •Build a college and career readiness “scorecard” (set of KPIs) for your school/district • But don’t do it alone •Consider performance targets for each KPI • Determine reasonability through (internal and external) benchmarking
  19. 19. Your KPIs Suggestion: KPIs must live •Consider who and what drives/influences each KPI •Manage to the KPIs • If KPIs are “key”, then they ought to impact change •Share scorecard results with all (those who impact and those who are impacted by)
  20. 20. Your KPIs KPIs prioritization: Form a team with 3-5 people. Review the hand-out of KPIs. For each of the 5 areas below, identify 3-5 KPIs that your team believes are most important (i.e. “key”) to monitoring or predicting college and career readiness. Justify why your team’s selections are most important. Share with whole group. •Student growth and proficiency •College planning •Career planning •Student engagement •Alumni performance
  21. 21. Questions & Observations ?
  22. 22. Thank you! Todd Bloom @Todd_Bloom Please complete an evaluation.
  23. 23. Your Feedback Matters! Thank you for attending the Naviance Summer Institute 2013! We greatly appreciate your feedback, please complete a brief evaluation for this session at: