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  1. HCS Career Academy Concept Edith K. Pickens February 7, 2013

  2. Why is it the perfect time for Career Academies in HCS? Huntsville City Schools is the national leader in implementation of a full scale digital 1:1 curriculum. We have the largest initiative in the US.

  3. Why is it the perfect time for Career Academies in HCS? We have adopted the Common Core State Standards, which are meant to increase rigor for all students.

  4. Why is it the perfect time for Career Academies in HCS? Alabama Plan 2020 emphasizes building the work force by supporting career readiness.

  5. Key Components of Plan 2020 • Every child is a graduate. • Every child is prepared for college/the workforce/adulthood in the 21st century.

  6. Key Components of Plan 2020 • Graduation Rate: • Alabama Baseline is 65% • Alabama Target for 2020 is 85% • HCS 2012 Graduation Rate was 78% • College and Career Ready with Industry Credentialing: • Alabama Baseline is 18% (11,706) • Alabama Target for 2020 is 40% (18,000)

  7. Why is it the perfect time for Career Academies in HCS? • HCS is expanding innovative programs such as: • Project Lead the Way • Robotics • Gaming Technology • Biomedical Technology • EMT • Microsoft IT Academy

  8. HCS Career Academy Concept Butler High School • Career Programs 2012-13: • Plant Science and Soil Maintenance Academy • BTA/Law and Society/Multimedia • Health Science Academy • Career Programs to be added in 2013-14: • Project Lead the Way: Introduction to Engineering Design

  9. HCS Career Academy Concept Columbia High School • Career programs 2012-13: • Health Science Academy • Business Education • Career programs to be added in 2013-14: • Computer Electronics/IT Academy • Microsoft IT Academy • Calhoun Community College Dual Enrollment: Aviation Mechanics • Project Lead The Way – Introduction to Engineering

  10. HCS Career Academy Concept Huntsville High School • Career programs 2012-13: • Microsoft IT Academy • Health Science Academy • Career programs to be added in 2013-14: • Project Lead The Way – Introduction to Engineering

  11. HCS Career Academy Concept Grissom High School • Career programs 2012-13: • Business Education • Calhoun Community College Dual Enrollment: • EMS Certification • Health Science • Project Lead the Way: Biomedical Science • Project Lead the Way: Engineering • Engineering Applications/Robotics • Building Science • Cyber Security • Career programs to be added in 2013-14: • Project Lead The Way – Introduction to Engineering

  12. HCS Career Academy Concept Grissom High School • Career programs 2013 - 14: • Microsoft It Academy • Project Lead the Way: • Engineering Design & Development • Project Lead the Way: • Biomedical Science Innovation

  13. HCS Career Academy Concept Johnson High School • Career Programs 2012 - 13: • Health Science Academy • Business Education • Law & Public Safety • Career Programs To Be Added In 2013-14: • Esthetics & Spa Management

  14. HCS Career Academy Concept Lee High School • Career Programs 2012 - 13 • Microsoft IT Academy • Health Science Academy • Engineering Applications/Robotics • Arts, Audio/Visual & Communications Academy • Career Programs to be added in 2013-14: • Construction Academy • Project Lead the Way: • Engineering Design & Development

  15. HCS Career Academy Concept New Century Technology High School • Career Programs Already In Place: • Project Lead the Way: • Engineering • Biomedical Science • Microsoft It Academy • Health Science Academy • Arts, Audio/Visual & Communications Academy • Career Programs To Be Added In 2013-14 • Cyber Security • Game Design

  16. HCS Career Academy Concept Huntsville Center for Technology • Career Programs For 2013 - 2014: • Drafting Design (CAD/ CAM) • Automotive Technology • Culinary Arts • Welding Technology • Precision Machine Technology