Effective Practices from High School to College Pathways

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1 Effective Practices from High School to College Pathways

2 Outcome Participants Will: Obtain three different examples of how Bay Area community colleges work with their school partners to achieve effective articulation. 2

3 Bay Area Career Pathways Alliance Who We Are. BACPA is a regional collaborative network dedicated to the success of school-to-college career pathway programs in the San Francisco Bay Area What We Do. BACPA facilitates the sharing of resources, information and best practices among school-to-college career pathway programs in the Bay Area 3

4 Introduction Beth Pratt Director, CTE Napa Valley College Dawn Girardelli Director, Off Campus Programs Chabot College Fred Rubin Director, Tech Prep Monterey Peninsula College Nanda Schorske Dean, Workforce Development College of Marin 4

5 Reflective Questions What barriers have you discovered that exist in your organization? What are some successful strategies in reaching your key CTE participants? What is one feature of the models presented that you might incorporate in your own program? 5

6 Dawn Girardelli 6

7 East Bay Tri-Valley CTE Collaborative Eden ROP Castro Valley USD Hayward USD San Leandro USD San Lorenzo USD New Haven USD Tri-Valley ROP Dublin USD Pleasanton USD Livermore USD Tri-Valley Education Collaborative Tri-Valley Business Council 7

8 East Bay Tri-Valley CTE Collaborative MISSION STATEMENT: The East Bay-Tri-Valley Collaborative, is a partnership effort between East Bay and Tri-Valley school districts, Eden ROP, Tri- Valley ROP, Adult Schools and Regional Business and Industry partners in an effort to develop a multi-tiered program that strengthens career exploration and Career and Technical Education pathways in high wage, high skill occupation for students in middle school proceeding to high school and on to post secondary education. 8

9 East Bay Tri-Valley CTE Collaborative Goals and Objectives: Career Exploration Development for 7th & 8th Grade Students Focus on projects Program curriculum Career Technical Education Sectors Develop model programs Articulating coursework Aligning curriculum Establishing advisory committees 9

10 East Bay Tri-Valley CTE Collaborative Goals and Objectives con t : Teacher and Faculty Externships with Business and Industry Projects that provide business and industry work based experience Improve their work Meet industry standards Professional Development in CTE Human Resource capacity development 10

11 East Bay Tri-Valley CTE Collaborative Develop a multi-tiered program that strengthens career exploration and Career and Technical Education (CTE) pathways in high wage, high skill occupations for students in middle school proceeding to high school and on to post secondary education. 11

12 East Bay Tri-Valley CTE Collaborative What does Multi Tiered mean? EMPLOYMENT Adult Schools Chabot Chabot College College UC/CSU High School Academies ROP Middle School Career Exploration 12

13 East Bay Tri-Valley CTE Collaborative 13

14 East Bay Tri-Valley CTE Collaborative 14

15 East Bay Tri-Valley CTE Collaborative 15

16 East Bay Tri-Valley CTE Collaborative BY PATHWAY BY PARTNER 16

17 Fred Rubin 17

18 Monterey Peninsula College 18

19 MPC Programs Include: 19

20 Tech Ed/ROP Joint Advisory Meetings Industry MPC TECH ED Feeder High Schools Students Parents 20

21 Articulated Programs Include: Business/Computers Food/Hospitality Health Careers Automotive TECH ED Media/Graphics/Photography Fashion 21

22 Auto Tech Competition at MPC 5 Articulated High School Programs Knowledge Test Performance Labs Pit Stops 22

23 Auto Tech Competition Does articulation work? Comparison of student performance Uniformity of instruction 23

24 Green Building Design 24

25 Green Building Design 2 25

26 Helping to create good paths! 26

27 Beth Pratt 27

28 Creating Effective Partnerships Napa Valley College Tech Prep Including all partners with Cal-PASS High Schools Adults School ROP County Office of Education AND Local Businesses! v 28

29 Collaborating for our K10-14 Students Co-teaching in the high schools and college NVC Annual Business Plan Competition Summer Academies: co-taught by high school and college instructors Digital Media Academy Napa Business Boot Camp (for youth years) GIS/GPS Professional Development Camp for high school instructors 2010 Environmental Tech Camp 29

30 Napa Valley Business Boot Camp for Youth June 2008 and June high school and college students Co sponsored by ROP and NVC 30

31 Building Unique Bridges Building Career Pathways locally and regionally Through our CTE Community Collaborative Grants EDW Programs Working with our local businesses 31

32 Planning Together Articulation with ROP and High Schools Career Pathways- Countywide Regional Partners Emerging Technology Pathways Workforce 32

33 Professional Development Providing Opportunities for professional development High school and College Instructors Administrators and Counselors Training in CORD, Career Pathways and Articulation Training in curriculum development for emerging and green industries, entrepreneurship and digital media John Bennett demonstrating Solar Voltaic Training Process to students and teachers at Napa Valley College 33

34 Improved Communication Monthly Tech Prep Advisory Meetings Regional Meetings with SRJC, College of Marin, and County Offices Of Education Monthly Newsletters Constant Contact 34

35 Resources Bay Area Career Pathways Alliance: Chabot College: College of Marin: Monterey Peninsula College: Napa Valley College: 35

36 Q&A 36

37 Reflective Questions What barriers have you discovered that exist in your organization? What are some successful strategies in reaching your key CTE participants? What is one feature of the models presented that you might incorporate in your own program? 37

38 Thank You Beth Pratt Director, CTE Dawn Girardelli Director, Off Campus Programs Fred Rubin Tech Prep Director Nanda Schorske Dean, Workforce Development 38