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  • 1. Who Are We? Where Are We Going? How Do We Get There?
  • 2. Joan Pack-Rowe, Post-secondary Success Planning Coordinator, Cincinnati Public Schools Melissa Sherman, Technology Coordinator, Hughes STEM High School, Cincinnati Public Schools
  • 3. Cincinnati Public Schools 33,748 students - 3rd largest in state 55 schools 17 High Schools Demographics 73% Below Poverty 21% Students with Disabilities 68% African American 24% Caucasian Founded in 1829 as The Common Schools of Cincinnati
  • 4. National Recognition First K-12 Montessori School First K-12 Performing Arts School First K-20 STEM Pathway Walnut Hills High School ranked #1 in Ohio and 65th Nationally by U.S News and World Report Highest Performing Urban District in Ohio Model for Community Learning Centers Turnaround Model - Elementary Initiative Blue Ribbon Schools
  • 5. The Famous & Infamous of CPS President William Howard Taft Theda Bara Ezzard Charles Leon Bull Durham Doris Day Rosemary Clooney Andy Williams Jerry Rubin Carmen Electra Sarah Jessica Parker Rocky Carroll Pete Rose Charles Manson William McGuffey (teacher) 98 (Lachey Brothers) Katt Williams Bootsy Collins Why? (Wolfe Brothers) Dr. Stanley Prusiner(Nobel Prize Medicine) Steven Sanger (CEO General Mills)
  • 6. Personality and Work Environment Types If CPS were a person
  • 7. Where We Have Been - Why We Have to Get Out of There! District Graduation Rates: 2003-04 72.1% 2004-05 77% 2005-06 77.2% 2006-07 80% 2007-08 82.9% 2008-09 80.4% 2009-10 81.9%
  • 8. Post-Secondary Remediation Needs 2011 Graduates Ohio CPS First Time College Student 54,489 586 Attend Public or Regional College Campus 74% 88% Attend Community College 26% 12% Require Developmental Math or English 41% 51% Require Developmental Math 35% 44% Require Developmental English 20% 28% Require Developmental Math and English 14% 20%
  • 9. Freshman to Sophomore Persistence
  • 10. Where Do We Want Our Journey to Take Us? Culture of Achievement Engaged, College and Career Ready Students Engaged Parents Decreased Remediation Increased Post-Secondary Attainment
  • 11. How Naviance is Helping Us Get There Individualized Delivery Methods School Accountability Scope and Sequence for Grades 7-12 Aligned with Common Core Standards Individual Student Learning Plans Parent Engagement Increased Opportunity for Career Experiences
  • 12. Naviance Role in H.S. Re-Design Integrated with Common Core Value Added Growth Measures Senate Bill 316 - Career Connections K-12 4 Year High School Math Requirement College Credit (PSEO, Dual Enrollment) Grade 7-12 High Schools Earn HS Credit in Middle School Content Specialists/Increased Rigor Early Focus on College & Career Planning
  • 13. Naviance District-wide Implementation Phase I Procurement of Naviance Hire Post-secondary Planning Coordinator Establish Year One Expectations Identify Professional Development Needs Develop and Align Curriculum Phase II Professional Development for Administrators and Counselors Identify Site Managers Schools Establish Naviance implementation team Ongoing PD for Counselors/Site Managers Staff PD plans created to accommodate individual school training needs
  • 14. Naviance District-wide Implementation Phase II (cont.) Begin Student Usage Parent Workshops Public Presentations and Introductions Phase III Continued PD Customized by School Expand Curriculum Develop Grade Specific Scope and Sequence (7-12 ready for August 13) 11th Grade Tutorial Senior Project
  • 15. Naviance District-wide Implementation Phase III (cont.) Summer Bridge PD for 7th and 8th grade staff Train the Trainer Parents for Public Schools Phase IV Review Data Collect Feedback Make Adjustments Update PD Plan/Schedule Cultivate New Partnerships Expand Student Opportunities
  • 16. How did we do this year? Percent of Students Using Naviance 2012-13 Schools Grade 12 Grade 11 Grade 10 Grade 9 Aiken New Tech 84% 66% 67% 74% Clark Montessori 58% 98% 3% 98% Dater Montessori 87% 94% 26% 13% Gamble Montessori 72% 93% 0 0 Hughes STEM 75% 93% 94% 23% Oyler 82% 89% 72% 73% Riverview 100% 100% 100% 54% SCPA 97% 3% 1% 0% Shroder 95% 93% 77% 7% Taft Institute Technology 63% 66% 58% 65% Virtual 9% 8% 4% 2% Walnut Hills 99% 98% 14% 77% Western Hills Design 58% 16% N/A N/A Western Hills University 79% 8% 0% 0% School 3% 42% 33% N/A Withrow University 5% 53% 52% 3% Woodward Career Tech 79% 22% 6% 1% District 67% 61% 38% 33%
  • 17. What Factors Contributed to Our Success? District Leadership & Support Included in Strategic Plan Part of Principal Evaluation Component of the High School Reform Plan High Visibility Curriculum Alignment Integration with Common Core Implementation Cultural Shift Not just a tool, its a process Personalized Professional Development Site Managers/Counselors 19 Administrator- 6 Teachers/Staff - 40 Partners - 5 Parents - 5
  • 18. Hughes STEM High School A school is a building with four walls and tomorrow inside. Lon Watters
  • 19. Hughes STEM High School First Graduating Class - 1852 Current Building Built in 1910 Building Renovated in 2010 Opened as STEM HS in 2009 First STEM Graduating Class 2013 Lab school for University of Cincinnati Enrollment 1,100 1 of 17 High Schools in CPS School of Choice HS (7-12) (no enrollment requirements) Demographics 26% Students with Disabilities 84% African American 78% Below Poverty
  • 20. Hughes STEM : Key Design Principles
  • 21. Hughes STEM: Career Pathways Real-world applications of mathematics and science Project based delivery and assessments focused on performance College & Career Readiness (Naviance) Grades 7-10 Challenging STEM Foundation Courses
  • 22. Hughes STEM: Career Pathways Early college credit Career ready- college bound Job shadowing and internships College & Career Readiness (Naviance) Grades 11-12 Innovative School Majors
  • 23. Hughes STEM: Student Led Conferences Seeing It In Action Student Led Conferences
  • 24. Hughes STEM: Implementation Successes Career Tech teachers took leading role Tasks differentiated by role of teacher Aligned with core subjects to connect skills and standards Student Usage Grades 10-12 12th grade 75% 11th grade 93% 10th grade 94% Challenges Digital Access Timeline for PD (Year 1) Common Core Value Added Growth Measures Student Usage Grade 9 9th grade 23%
  • 25. Contact Us Melissa Sherman Teacher and Technology Coordinator Hughes STEM High School Shermam@cpsboe.k12.oh.us 513-363-7400 Joan Pack-Rowe Post-secondary Success Planning Coordinator Cincinnati Public Schools rowejoa@cpsboe.k12.oh.us 513-363-0222
  • 26. Impossible, you say? Alice laughed: "There's no use trying," she said; "one can't believe impossible things." "I daresay you haven't had much practice," said the Queen. "When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." Alice in Wonderland.
  • 27. Your Feedback Matters! Thank you for attending the Naviance Summer Institute 2013! We greatly appreciate your feedback, please complete a brief evaluation for this session at: http://go.naviance.com/evaluations