Career and Technical Education Update2014-15 Region Principals’ Meeting November 2014
Miami-Dade County Public Schools AGENDA • Introductions • Legislation • CAPE/Career Themed • Industry Certifications • Florida Standards • Quality CTE Programs • Program Areas • CTSOs
Year In Review2013-2014 Highlights MEGA NAF Student Conference Received $100,000 Internship sponsorship by JPMorgan Chase Inaugural “In the Spotlight” newsletter Updated dcte.dadeschools.net Completed three new Programs of Study with MDC Largest class of summer internships (526) Dual enrollment credit with MDC for internship program CTE Demonstration Classroom Millenium Access Point • OCP Automation • Perkins Re-submission (met and/or exceeded Secondary goals) • 23 National Model Career Academies • 7 out of 22 “Distinguished” Career Academies • #1 Career Academy in the Nation—Southwest AOF • A-1 Item Recognition at the May School Board meeting • First-time ever banner recognizing CTE
2014-2015 • More targeted professional development • Continued work on development of EOCs • Announcement of Microsoft IT Academies • Continue Career Pathway development • Reduction of “paper” – using Livebinders • INNOV@TE – CTEC (December 6, 2014) at MDC Wolfson • NEW events at the MDC Fair • Continued work and partnerships with business partners—OCOG, CareerSource South Florida • Greater participation in FACTE • Industry Certification Attainment reflected in student transcripts –effective with class of 2014
Legislation 2014 • Middle School Grades Model • High School Grades Model • HB 7031 High School Diploma/Graduation • SB 850 Education • HB 487 Agriculture Industry Certifications
2,683 more attempts than last year 76.90% pass rate, compared to 78.97% last year
HB 7031High School Diploma • May substitute industry certifications for which there is a statewide college credit articulation agreement for math or science credit. • Principles of Agribusiness – course number 8009120 – fulfills the economics high school graduation requirement. • Section 1003.4285, F.S. Merit Designation (no change from last year) • Recognizes student attainment of one or more industry certifications from the list established under s. 1003.492 known as CAPE Industry Certification Funding List (ICFL)
SB850District Operations Section 1003.02 F.S. Return on Investment (ROI) • Notify parents of students who earn industry certifications that articulate for postsecondary credit of cost savings (tuition and fees) and provide additional information on additional industry certifications available to students.
CAPE Act Two bills include significant changes to the CAPE Act including the Industry Certification Funding List and the Florida Education Finance Program (FEFP) calculation • House Bill 487 • Senate Bill 850
HB487Agriculture Industry Certifications Adds a requirement for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to provide industry certifications for farm occupations to be considered for placement on the Industry Certification Funding List and the Postsecondary Industry Certification Funding List to the State Board and the Florida Department of Education.
SB850CAPE Act Related Sections FEFP: • Removes the funding cap of 0.3 for the CAPE Industry Certifications • NOTE: A cap of 0.1 per fiscal year was added for elementary and middle grades students • Removes the total funding cap of $60 million • Requires teacher bonuses to be paid for all types of certifications with the exception of the CAPE Digital Tool certificates
SB850CAPE Act Related Sections Authorizes the Commissioner of Education to limit CAPE Industry Certifications and CAPE Digital Tool certificates to students in certain grades based upon formal recommendations by providers of the certifications
SB850Industry Certifications • Created by the Division of Career and Adult Education • Approved by the State Board of Education each year • For inclusion: • The certification shall be on the “Comprehensive Industry Certification List.” • The certification shall be achievable by secondary students. • The certification shall require a minimum of 150 hours of instruction. CAPE Industry Certification Funding List
New CAPE Industry Certification Funding List: Types of Certifications/Courses
CAPE Digital Tool Certificates • Will be included on the CAPE Industry Certification Funding List • Not a separately adopted list • Includes 13 certificates • FLDOE will be moving ADOBE012 – Adobe Certified Associate for Photoshop to a CAPE Digital Tool Certificate designation for 2015-16
Test Administration Procedures for 2014-15* • To report industry certifications, the following procedures must be followed for all written examinations: • Exam is not proctored by the individual providing the direct instruction for the industry certification or certificate, except under extremely limited conditions. • If only one individual is approved by the certifying agency as a proctor, the teacher may proctor the exams and must be independently monitored by a second individual who does not provide direct instruction for the industry certification content to the individuals taking the test(s). • Exam questions are delivered in a secure manner and paper-based tests are not available to the proctor for an extended period of time. • Exam is scored by certifying agency (cannot be scored by anyone at the district). • Exam is administered in accordance with the certifying agency procedures. • Exam must not have administered more than 3 times during the academic year with a minimum of 30 days between test administrations. *Refer to Weekly Briefing #16579
2014-15 FEFP • Calculated based on students in career-themed courses in 2013-14 who earned industry certifications on the ICFL • Bonuses must be distributed in 2014-15 to eligible teachers based on certifications funded in the 2014-15 FEFP calculation • Bonuses are funded by the district from the funds generated in the FEFP calculation for the add-on FTE. There is no separate funding source.
2014-15 FEFP • Calculation for high school students will not be capped at 0.3 FTE per student • Middle grades students earning industry certifications on the “CAPE Industry Certification Funding List” will be included for a maximum of 0.1 FTE
Teacher Bonus Language • For industry certifications earned in the 2013-14 school year and in subsequent years, the school district shall distribute to each classroom teacher who provided direct instruction toward the attainment of an industry certification that qualified for additional full-time equivalent membership... • $25 for each student taught by a teacher who provided instruction in a course that led to the attainment of an industry certification on the 2013-14 Industry Certification Funding List with a weight of 0.1. • $50 for each student taught by a teacher who provided instruction in a course that led to the attainment of an industry certification on the 2013-14 Industry Certification Funding List with a weight of 0.2.
Teacher Bonus Language • Additional Teacher Bonus Language: • Bonuses awarded pursuant to this paragraph shall be provided to teachers who are employed by the district in the year in which the additional FTE membership calculation is included in the calculation. • Bonuses shall be calculated based upon the associated weight of an industry certification on the Industry Certification Funding List for the year in which the certification is earned by the student. • Any bonus awarded to a teacher under this paragraph may not exceed $2,000 in any given school year and is in addition to any regular wage or other bonus the teacher received or is scheduled to receive. • All teachers whose instruction leads to the industry certification attainment must receive the bonus *excludes digital certificates • Bonus is not pro-rated among the eligible teachers
2015-16 FEFP • Calculated based on students in career-themed courses in 2014-15 who earned industry certifications • Will include the following: • New weights: 0.5 FTE and 1.0 FTE for certifications with articulation agreements of 15 credits or more • New CAPE Digital Tool Certificates for elementary and middle grades students at a weight of 0.025 FTE per certificate earned up to a maximum of 0.1 FTE
Teacher Bonus Language for 2015-16 FEFP • Bonus Values: • $25 for each student taught by a teacher who provided instruction in a course that led to the attainment of an industry certification on the 2014-15 Industry Certification Funding List with a weight of 0.1. • $50 for each student taught by a teacher who provided instruction in a course that led to the attainment of an industry certification on the 2014-15 Industry Certification Funding List with a weight of 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, or 1.0.
Web Resources DOE Website – CAPE Act • http://www.fldoe.org/workforce/fcpea/default.asp • Industry Certification Funding Lists and the Career and Professional Academy/career-themed course registration sites are available here. CareerSource Florida – Comprehensive Industry Certification List • http://careersourceflorida.com/initiatives/career-professional-education-act-cape/ • Comprehensive Industry Certification List is available here. Rule 6A-6.0573, F.A.C.-- Industry Certification Process • http://www.fldoe.org/workforce/fcpea/pdf/Rule6A-6-0573-Draft.pdf
*Q. For the 2014-15 FEFP, has the 0.3 FTE funding cap per student been removed? Yes, for high school students. There is no longer a 0.3 FTE funding cap for high school students. *Questions presented by Tara Goodman and Sean Friend at FACTE, 7/2014
Q. Will middle grades students who earn industry certifications on the 2013-14 ICFL be included in the 2014-15 FEFP calculation? Yes. Middle grades students earning industry certifications on the 2013-14 Industry Certification Funding List will be included in the calculation up to a maximum of 0.1 FTE.
Q. When will CAPE Digital Tool Certificates be funded? In the 2015-16 FEFP. There is a 0.1 FTE funding cap per fiscal year for elementary and middle grades students.
Q. Are districts required to pay teacher bonuses for students who earn CAPE Digital Tool Certificates? No. Teachers bonuses are only required to be paid for industry certifications earned on the CAPE Industry Certification Funding List.
Q. If a middle grades student earns a CAPE Digital Tool Certificate that is also part of an exam bundle, can the Digital Tool exam be used toward attainment of another certification? No. Middle grades student who earn additional FTE membership for a CAPE Digital Tool certificate may not use the previously funded examination to satisfy the requirements for earning a CAPE Industry Certification. Example: Middle grades student earns the Microsoft Office Specialist for Excel; that exam may not be used and funded as part of the MOS bundle (MICRO069).
Q. When will CAPE Innovation courses be implemented? • CAPE Innovation Courses are currently under development and are expected to be implemented for the 2015-16 academic school year.
Q. Does enrollment in a Career and Professional Academy qualify students who earn industry certifications for add-on FTE in the FEFP? • No. Students must be enrolled in registered career-themed courses to qualify for add-on FTE.
CTE Quarterly Newsletter • In the Spotlight • Sent via email • Also posted on the website at http://dcte.dadeschools.net/news.html • Email email@example.com with news articles & photos
Upcoming Professional Development Events and Deadlines • FLDOE Fall Professional Development • Focus on Florida Standards and CTE • Weston (Bonaventure)—October 29-30 • CTE Professional Development • November 4, 2014 • February 17, 2015 • Ongoing Livebinder training • CAPE Applications (Open window possibly around November 13 • Career Themed Registration, Refer to Weekly Briefing #16581 • Due by November 7
CTE Program Area Updates • Business, IT and Marketing Education • AgriScience, Public Service and • Family and Consumer Sciences • Health Science Education • Industrial & Technology Education
Definition of CAPE • Career and Professional Academy that offers at least one industry certification on the Industry Certification Funding List through enrollment in Secondary CTE courses. • Includes following essential elements: • Small learning community • College-prep curriculum with a career theme • Partnerships with employers, community & higher education
Components of CAPE Registration Seven Sections I. Academy Information II. Academy Elements III. Academy Type IV. Industry Certifications V. Certifications Earned VI. Performance Elements VII. Contact Information
Career-Themed vs. CAPE • Course aligned to an Industry Certification • Teacher must be industry certified in the area of the exam being administered. CAPE • Program of study (sequence of courses) Career -Themed
Important Notes • Registration of High School CAPE academies and a separate Middle School CAPE registration window opened in October and the deadlines have come and gone. Currently, we are in the registration period for Career-themed courses, due November 7 for both middle and high school levels. • There are two steps to complete the registration process: • Step One – Initial registration and data input • Step Two – Verification and submission by Superintendent or Designee
Classroom Visit /Program Evaluation • Preparedness • Current CTE Curriculum Frameworks • Professional Development Plan • I Industry Certified • ii Attend District & School Inservice Activities • Appropriate Equipment & Software • Instructional Materials • Program Quality • Proper sequence of courses • Participation in CTSO (Career & Technical Student Organization) • Use of Technology in teaching • Parent & Community Involvement • Appropriate student/instructor ratios • Classroom interaction • Teacher Engagement • Student Engagement • Classroom/storage areas • Literature rich classroom • Facilities clean and Safe
Industry Certifications • New Certifications • Certification Alignment • Middle School Certifications • Intent to Pursue • Testing Rules for Industry Certification
Industry Certifications • ADOBE010 Dreamweaver • ADOBE011 Flash • ADOBE012 Photoshop • ADOBE020 Illustrator • ADOBE021 InDesign • MICRO069 MOS • INTUIT001 QuickBooks • AHLAE010 HTMP Front Desk Supervisor
Certiport • Testing Rules for Industry Certification • November 4 Turner Tech PD • Media Center • Business, IT, Marketing & Diversified Education • 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
AgriScience and Natural Resources Education Current Certifications • FLBR2001Certified Agricultural Technician • FLBR2002 Certified Agricultural Biotechnology • FNGLA 001 Certified Horticulture Professional • FLVMA 002 Certified Veterinary Assistant
AgriScience and Natural Resources Education Program Industry Certifications & Requirements: • FLVMA002 Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVA) requires 500hrs Practical Skill Experience • Accreditation Entity -Florida Veterinary Medical Association for students enrolled in • Veterinary Assisting (All Level 3 honors) • 8111510 Veterinary Assisting 1 • 8111540 Veterinary Assisting 2 • 8111550 Veterinary Assisting 3 • 8111520 Veterinary Assisting 4 • 8111530 Veterinary Assisting 5 • Accreditation Entity • Florida Veterinary Medical Association • FLFBR001 Agricultural Technician Certification. Accreditation Entity • Florida Farm Bureau Federation - for students enrolled in Agritechnology 8106810 Agriscience Foundations (Level 3 honors) 8106820 Agritechnology 1 8106830 Agritechnology 2