10 Key Questions to Assure Career Readiness Presented

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10 Key Questions to Assure Career Readiness Presented By: Teri Jones & Alan Gersten

10 Key Questions to Assure Career Readiness Presented By: Teri Jones & Alan Gersten

Goals • What Career Readiness Looks like • What could go wrong? • What

Goals • What Career Readiness Looks like • What could go wrong? • What would hold me back as a teacher? • How to grade that • Actual Implementation • How we do it

Why we are here

Why we are here

“I’ve never felt as empowered as I have during my year in VE. This

“I’ve never felt as empowered as I have during my year in VE. This is a program that uncovers our strengths and fuels our passions. ” _______ Jasmine A. , Thomas Jefferson HS Tampa, FL, Class of 2016 Video

State Career Readiness Standards • Technical & Academic • Communicate clearly, with reason •

State Career Readiness Standards • Technical & Academic • Communicate clearly, with reason • Education & career plan, personal goals • Technology to enhance productivity • Critical thinking: make sense of problems and persevere in solving • Personal health and financial literacy • Responsible citizen • Integrity, ethical leadership, & effective management • Workplace productivity w/ cultural and global competence • Creativity and innovation

Develop In-Demand Competencies Leadership Functional Professional Core Technology Skills

Develop In-Demand Competencies Leadership Functional Professional Core Technology Skills

Career Readiness Framework

Career Readiness Framework

10 Key Questions: ØWhat CR Competencies do we currently teach? ØWhat Enablers are we

10 Key Questions: ØWhat CR Competencies do we currently teach? ØWhat Enablers are we using? ØWhat Tasks are addressed in each of the Enablers?

9 of 10 Key Questions: 1. What are projects students can work on to

9 of 10 Key Questions: 1. What are projects students can work on to develop CRC? 2. How can we track the development of CRC? Groups of 3 -5: spend 2 -5 minutes on answers of assigned questions for your programs. Highlight in 30 -60 seconds.

Features of the VE Experience Assuming the Role Virtual Economy Teacher as Facilitator Global

Features of the VE Experience Assuming the Role Virtual Economy Teacher as Facilitator Global Perspective Day-to-Day Business Dynamics Industry Partnerships Competitions & Events

Teacher as Facilitator • VE is studentdirected • The teacher acts as an active

Teacher as Facilitator • VE is studentdirected • The teacher acts as an active observer and consultant. • It’s a shift from “sage on the stage” to “guide on the side”

The VE Curriculum Sample Task Sample Rubric Organizational Departments Accounting & Finance Administration Communications

The VE Curriculum Sample Task Sample Rubric Organizational Departments Accounting & Finance Administration Communications Design / IT Human Resources Sales & Marketing Business Plan Core Activities and Deliverables E-Commerce Website Trade Show Annual Report $ Personal Finance Financial Literacy Components Sample Activity Sheet Sample Reference File $ Economics $ Taxes

The VE Learning Approach Research Report Plan Evaluate Present Implement

The VE Learning Approach Research Report Plan Evaluate Present Implement

The Classroom Becomes a Workplace in VE • An office instead of a classroom

The Classroom Becomes a Workplace in VE • An office instead of a classroom • Networked computer workstations • Workgroup clusters of furniture • Conference table and chairs

Key VE Projects & Activities Elevator Pitch Business Plan Branding Employee Manual E-Commerce Website

Key VE Projects & Activities Elevator Pitch Business Plan Branding Employee Manual E-Commerce Website Newsletter Personal Finance Conferences & Exhibitions • Video Commercial • Annual Report • •

VE Portal • Firm Admin: For administration such as managing student accounts, taking attendance,

VE Portal • Firm Admin: For administration such as managing student accounts, taking attendance, and setting up firm profile • US Network and International Banking: Bank and trade as businesses and consumers • VE Store Manager: Buy and sell products using student-made ecommerce websites • International Firm Directory: Find VE firms from around the world • International Trade Resources: Import/Export documentation and best practices portal. veinternational. org

International Firm Directory Lets students find VE firms from around the world to do

International Firm Directory Lets students find VE firms from around the world to do business with. 35 countries on the firm directory, 42 countries involved in program.

US Network and International Bank Allows students to bank and trade as businesses and

US Network and International Bank Allows students to bank and trade as businesses and consumers.

VE Store Manager Enables students to buy & sell through their firms’ ecommerce websites.

VE Store Manager Enables students to buy & sell through their firms’ ecommerce websites.

Annual Activities Map Portal / Teacher Tools / Implementation

Annual Activities Map Portal / Teacher Tools / Implementation

Pacing Guide A sequential guide to help teachers manage firm operations. Guide Contents •

Pacing Guide A sequential guide to help teachers manage firm operations. Guide Contents • Timeframe • Task # • Suggested Resource(s) • Resource(s) Location • CRF Standards Portal / Teacher Tools / Implementation

Assessments Portal / Teacher Tools / Assessments • Pre/Post Surveys • VE Technical Assessment

Assessments Portal / Teacher Tools / Assessments • Pre/Post Surveys • VE Technical Assessment • • • NOCTI – Test code: 7975 Pre/Post Assessment Attendance Data Career Readiness Framework Student Portfolios Quick-books testing available Thursday, July 12 / 11: 00 AM – 12: 00 PM Effective Student Portfolios Humanities 119

The Successful VE Student

The Successful VE Student

Thank you! Teri Jones tjones@veinternational. org 818 298 -9803

Thank you! Teri Jones [email protected] org 818 298 -9803