Creating a College and
Career Going Culture
Patricia Clark - College and Career
Academy Support Network (CCASN)
University...
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Session Objectives
• To increase our understanding of key
elements of College and Career Going
Culture
• To refle...
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What is a College & Career
Going Culture?
• “The environment, attitudes, and
behaviors in schools and communities...
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GOAL….
• THAT EVERY STUDENT IN
OUR ACADEMY IS
PREPARED FOR COLLEGE,
CAREERS & ACTIVE
CITIZENSHIP WITHOUT
NEED FOR...
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1. Key
Cognitive
Strategies
3. Key
Learning
Skills and
Techniques
Problem Formulation
Research
Interpretation
...
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Ten Principles of a College and
Career-Going Culture
• College and Career Ready Program of
Study
• Clear (& High)...
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Ten Principles (continued)
• Faculty/Staff Involvement
• Family Involvement
• College & Industry Partnerships
• A...
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Our Educational & Career
Journeys
• What early messages, positive and negative,
did you receive from your family,...
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Whose Responsibility ?
• Whose Responsibility Worksheet (p. 4)
• Sharing our responses
• Pair and Share: One minu...
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Sharing Our Own Practices
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Sharing Some Resources:
Introducing College Tools
• Samplings from
http://collegetools.berkeley.edu
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College Tools for Schools
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User’s Guide to
http://Collegetools.berkeley.edu
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Advancing College-Going
Culture
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College Access Resources
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Transcript Evaluation to
Increase College & Career-Going
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Step-by-Step Transcript
Evaluation
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Sample Transcript
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SLCs & Career Academies
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SLC/Academy Resources
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Para Padres
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More Resources
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Resources/Tools listed by
Topic
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Glossary (a sampling)
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Also Important
• Simply focusing on college and career access is not
enough. We need to also keep a focus on coll...
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High Expectations &
High Support
• Set High Academic and Behavioral
Expectations and Provide High Caring and
High...
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High Caring
“….One of the most important
factors behind student success in
high school… is a close connection
wit...
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Pair and Share
• What are some examples of the ways
in which your Academy/pathway/
school demonstrates high expec...
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Assessing Our
Schools/Districts/Academies
• College & Career Going Culture Rubric
– Where is your Academy/pathway...
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Making College and Career
Access Real -
“No student has a true choice until (he)
she has been accepted into a col...
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Staying in Touch
Patricia Clark
patricia510@gmail.com
510.504.3826
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Creating a College and a Career Going Culture

Increase your understanding of key elements of our college and career going culture.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Creating a College and Career Going Culture Patricia Clark - College and Career Academy Support Network (CCASN) University of California Berkeley
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  • 3. #nafnext Session Objectives • To increase our understanding of key elements of College and Career Going Culture • To reflect upon and share our own college and career journeys • To acquire and share new strategies and resources • To plan next steps and to act on our plans
  • 4. #nafnext What is a College & Career Going Culture? • “The environment, attitudes, and behaviors in schools and communities that support and encourage students and their families to obtain the information, tools, and perspective to ensure access to and success in postsecondary education and careers.”
  • 5. #nafnext GOAL…. • THAT EVERY STUDENT IN OUR ACADEMY IS PREPARED FOR COLLEGE, CAREERS & ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP WITHOUT NEED FOR REMEDIATION.
  • 6. #nafnext go 1. Key Cognitive Strategies 3. Key Learning Skills and Techniques Problem Formulation Research Interpretation Communication Precision & Accuracy Structure of Knowledge Challenge Level Value Attribution Effort 2. Key Content Knowledge think: know: Ownership of Learning Learning Techniques act: 4. Key Transition Knowledge and Skills The Four Keys to College and Career Readiness goPostsecondary Awareness Postsecondary Costs Matriculation Career Awareness Role & Identity Self-advocacy
  • 7. #nafnext Ten Principles of a College and Career-Going Culture • College and Career Ready Program of Study • Clear (& High) Expectations • Information & Resources • Comprehensive Counseling/Advising • Testing & Curriculum & Meaningful Workbased/ Communitybased Learning
  • 8. #nafnext Ten Principles (continued) • Faculty/Staff Involvement • Family Involvement • College & Industry Partnerships • Articulation (also important: peer groups, mentoring, activities, etc.)
  • 9. #nafnext Our Educational & Career Journeys • What early messages, positive and negative, did you receive from your family, friends, school, community, and media about your ability and your potential to go to college and succeed in high-quality careers? What additional messages did you receive along the way? Who or what encouraged you? What were your barriers or challenges?
  • 10. #nafnext Whose Responsibility ? • Whose Responsibility Worksheet (p. 4) • Sharing our responses • Pair and Share: One minute elevator speech: A colleague asks you why you believe all students need to be prepared for postsecondary education. How would you answer her/him?
  • 11. #nafnext Sharing Our Own Practices
  • 12. #nafnext Sharing Some Resources: Introducing College Tools • Samplings from http://collegetools.berkeley.edu
  • 13. #nafnext College Tools for Schools
  • 14. #nafnext User’s Guide to http://Collegetools.berkeley.edu
  • 15. #nafnext Advancing College-Going Culture
  • 16. #nafnext College Access Resources
  • 17. #nafnext Transcript Evaluation to Increase College & Career-Going
  • 18. #nafnext Step-by-Step Transcript Evaluation
  • 19. #nafnext Sample Transcript
  • 20. #nafnext SLCs & Career Academies
  • 21. #nafnext SLC/Academy Resources
  • 22. #nafnext Para Padres
  • 23. #nafnext More Resources
  • 24. #nafnext Resources/Tools listed by Topic
  • 25. #nafnext Glossary (a sampling)
  • 26. #nafnext Also Important • Simply focusing on college and career access is not enough. We need to also keep a focus on college and career success. – The importance of assuring intellectually challenging work (rigor). – The importance of assuring relevant work. – The importance of paying attention to required college and career knowledge and skills (David Conley’s work, ConnectEd California’s College and Career Readiness Framework, 21st Century Skills, SCANS, industry standards)
  • 27. #nafnext High Expectations & High Support • Set High Academic and Behavioral Expectations and Provide High Caring and High Support to Reach Them – Identify Your Big Goals, Daily Learning Objectives, and Specific Expectations Around Completion – Create a Culture of Excellence Where Every Student is Expected to Succeed
  • 28. #nafnext High Caring “….One of the most important factors behind student success in high school… is a close connection with at least one adult who demonstrates caring and concern for the student’s advancement.”
  • 29. #nafnext Pair and Share • What are some examples of the ways in which your Academy/pathway/ school demonstrates high expectations, high caring, and high support? • What are some of your best College & Career Going Culture practices?
  • 30. #nafnext Assessing Our Schools/Districts/Academies • College & Career Going Culture Rubric – Where is your Academy/pathway/school/ district/community on the College and Career Going Culture Rubric? » Assessing the 10 Elements – Action Planning
  • 31. #nafnext Making College and Career Access Real - “No student has a true choice until (he) she has been accepted into a college.” – Deborah Wilds (Gates Foundation)
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  • 34. #nafnext Staying in Touch Patricia Clark patricia510@gmail.com 510.504.3826