TEACHING FOR SUCCESS
This workshop is designed to support teachers in their role as learning facilitators within a career pathways system. Topics are centered on evidence-based practices that promote student engagement and the application and transfer of knowledge. Topics: 21st century teaching and learning challenges • Brain-based learning research • Connecting knowledge and application • Contextual teaching and learning strategies • Teacher effectiveness • Support systems • Role of business and industry • Case studies • Recommendations for success
COUNSELING FOR SUCCESS
A career pathways system requires a progressive counseling system beginning in early childhood and continuing through adulthood. Topics: Career guidance theory • Career guidance tools (assessment, databases, technology) • Career guidance support • Role of career counselors in programs of study • Counselors as the lynchpin and facilitator • Individual learning plans
BUILDING PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Topics: The POS design process • Equipping your toolbox with the nuts and bolts of career pathways (career clusters, POS framework) • Delivery system models (dual enrollment, middle college, apprenticeships) • Implementation plan development • Case studies • Communication strategies • Technical skill attainment/evaluation • Capacity analysis.