Funding Student Educational Needs through Partnership with Foundation

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Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center:  Funding Student Educational Needs through Partnership with Foundation At a Glance Through a collaboration between Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center (SCCTC) and the Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains, SCCTC students who are financially eligible can receive scholarships to pay for the necessary expenses of their CTE program … Continue reading Funding Student Educational Needs through Partnership with Foundation

Weekly Enrichment Period

Posted on Categories At Risk Students, Instruction, Misc. Lesson Plans & Ideas, Students Needs

At a Glance At Lenape Technical School, a comprehensive technical high school, all academic and CTE teachers must provide enrichment activities, makeup work, or other assistance to students during a set weekly time. Description To reduce the number of students with failing grades and the number of failing grades per student, Lenape Technical School (Lenape … Continue reading Weekly Enrichment Period

Admiral Peary Area Vocational Technical School: NOCTI Assessment Support for Students with IEPs

Posted on Categories NOCTI Prep, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance Admiral Peary Area Vocation Technical School (APAVTS) students with IEPs are offered a range of support services to help prepare for the NOCTI assessments. These ongoing services are aligned to meet the specific learning needs of students. Description At APAVTS, the difference in performance on the NOCTI and NIMS assessments between students … Continue reading Admiral Peary Area Vocational Technical School: NOCTI Assessment Support for Students with IEPs

Schuylkill Technology Center: School Climate Initiative

Posted on Categories At Risk Students, Recruitment and Retention, Student Engagement

At a Glance In 2016, Schuylkill Technology Center (STC) implemented the School Climate Initiative based on the work of the National School Climate Center (NSCC). The School Climate Initiative is a comprehensive effort to build strong school-to-student and school-to-family relationships so that students and families are connected and engaged in the school experience. The initiative … Continue reading Schuylkill Technology Center: School Climate Initiative

Upper Bucks County Technical School: NOCTI Preparation and Support for Students with IEPs

Posted on Categories NOCTI Prep, Professional Development, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance All students at Upper Bucks County Technical School (UBCTS) are provided multiple levels of support to help them prepare for the NOCTI exams. Students with IEPs are given additional assistance as required and needed to help them succeed on the tests. Description The difference in performance on the NOCTI and NIMS assessments … Continue reading Upper Bucks County Technical School: NOCTI Preparation and Support for Students with IEPs

Improving NOCTI Scores at Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center

Posted on Categories NOCTI Prep, Professional Development, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance To prepare students for the NOCTI assessment, Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center (WMCTC) administrators and instructors conduct data analysis to identify areas in need of improvement, set student-specific learning goals and provide ongoing support to students. Additional support is provided to students with IEPs. Description At WMCTC, the difference in performance … Continue reading Improving NOCTI Scores at Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center

Improving NOCTI Scores at Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School

Posted on Categories NOCTI Prep, Professional Development, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance The faculty of Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School implements data-driven instruction and test preparation strategies to help ready students for end-of-program assessments. Description At CPAVTS, the difference in performance on the NOCTI and NIMS assessments between students with IEPs and those without IEPs is smaller than it is at many other … Continue reading Improving NOCTI Scores at Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School

Franklin CTC’s Support for Students with IEPs

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At a Glance Franklin County Career & Technology Center (FCCTC) students with Individual Education Plans (IEP) receive ongoing support to help prepare for the NOCTI assessment. Description FCCTC Assistant Administrative Director Dr. Ben Mordan attributes the success of IEP students on the NOCTI exam to two factors: 1) the support IEP students receive from instructors … Continue reading Franklin CTC’s Support for Students with IEPs

Mercer County Career Center: STRIVE Positive Behavior Program

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At a Glance Mercer County Career Center (MCCC) implemented STRIVE, a Positive Behavior Expectations program for all students, to create a supportive environment for learning. Description The MCCC administration wanted to help students develop the behaviors needed to become more employable, increase their self-esteem, and improve attendance. With these goals in mind, it collaborated with … Continue reading Mercer County Career Center: STRIVE Positive Behavior Program

Credit Recovery

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At a Glance To support students who might withdraw from a CTE program, Northern Westmoreland CTC (NWCTC) reimburses students for academic credit recovery during a summer school program if students successfully pass the course. Description In 2011, NWCTC implemented a credit recovery reimbursement program to support students who might otherwise withdraw from a CTE program … Continue reading Credit Recovery