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Title: The Key to a Successful Future


1
The Key to a Successful Future
  • Academy of Global Studies
  • Ooltewah High School
  • Principal Edward M. Foster

2
Academy Goals
  • Personalization
  • Reduction in drop outs
  • Academic success
  • Connections with business and community members
  • Professional Development
  • Compliance with No Child Left Behind

3
Data Driven Support
  • Attitudes and achievements improve
  • Lower drop-out rate
  • Interpersonal relations improve
  • Teacher moral improves (Cotton, 1996)
  • Increased responsiveness to individual student
    needs (Raywid, 1995)
  • Close student-teacher relations
  • Better attendance
  • Stronger adult advisory and advocacy
    relationships that encourage problem-solving
  • Modifications in teacher roles that foster
    teacher-student collaboration (LaPoint, 1996)

4
Why Global Studies?
  • Pillsbury flour, Hills Brothers coffee, Carnation
    creamer, Friskies cat food and Alpo dog food, a
    Bic pen, Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion, Foster
    Grant sunglasses, a Burger King Whopper,
    Haagen-Dazs ice cream, Green Giant beans, Keebler
    cookies, Michelin tires, Shell gasoline, and a
    Seagrams gin.

Tye, 1991
5
The Job Market is Changing
  • New technologies encourage an expanded market.
  • Chattanooga hosts 30 businesses with
    international ties.
  • In Tennessee 582 foreign owned companies have a
    19 billion dollar investment and employ over
    124,000 Tennesseans.

Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce, 2003
6
Components of the Program
  • Globalized Education
  • Career Related Majors
  • Remediation
  • CAS
  • Portfolios
  • Bilingual
  • Problem Based Learning
  • Community Business and University Support

7
Career Related Majors
  • International Business
  • Accounting I for the Global World
  • Automated Accounting for the Global World
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Global Sports and Entertainment Marketing
  • Language II
  • Level 1
  • Level II

8
Bridge and Remediation Programs
  • Owl Camp
  • Socialization
  • Building awareness
  • Faculty awareness
  • Parent Advisories
  • Individual meetings with each parent to discuss
    transcripts and student progress
  • Night Owl
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Writing lab
  • Assistance for subgroups
  • Directed Studies
  • Individual scheduling
  • Group remediation
  • Personalization
  • Mini Courses
  • SAT/ACT test strategies
  • Gateway/TCAP test strategies

9
Community/Action/Shadowing
  • During their tenure as academy students, a
    twenty-five hour community service commitment
    will be required.
  • In an effort to establish and maintain a healthy
    lifestyle, students will be required to
    participate in at least twenty-five hours of
    physical activity.
  • After their junior year, all academy students
    will serve an apprenticeship with a business or
    corporation.

10
Portfolios
  • Senior Mini Course
  • The senior minicourse will help students to
    develop their portfolios based on their
    experiences.
  • It will also help to develop their communication
    skills.
  • Content
  • Apprenticeship
  • Examples of business communications
  • PBLs
  • Exit Committee
  • Review portfolio presentation
  • Exit interview

11
Problem Based Learning
  • Students will be given a problem with a global
    element in all in all academy courses.
  • Problems will be similar to workplace situations
    yet relative to content areas.
  • Professional development in problem based
    learning will take place locally.

12
Bilingual
  • Student Perspective
  • Four years of a consistent foreign language
  • Multicultural and language opportunities
  • Preparation for a competitive job market
  • Preparation for advanced study in global issues
  • Instructional Perspective
  • Night Owl
  • Consistent understanding of L2 by comparison with
    L1
  • Pedagogical Modifications
  • Professional Development

13
Assessment
  • Annual Parent Conference
  • AEP
  • Senior Exit Interview
  • Yearly Parent/Student Survey
  • Faculty Survey
  • CFG
  • Post Graduation Feedback and Tracking
  • Pre and Post Test of Global Awareness

14
Community, Business and University Support
  • Chattanooga State Technical Community College
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • Community Trust and Banking
  • Hawker Power Source
  • Chattanooga Theater Centre

15
Recruitment
  • Meet with 8th grade teachers and guidance
    counselors November and December
  • Meet with 8th grade students during the school
    day January
  • Informative web page - January
  • Mass mailing to parents January
  • Recruitment Fair January 20, 600-800
  • Parent session
  • Student session
  • Q A
  • Global displays
  • International flavors
  • Dramatic performance
  • Ethnic costumes
  • UTK representative

16
Sustainability
  • Train the trainer
  • Recycle props
  • CFG
  • Building and system level support
  • Corporate involvement
  • Grant Opportunities
  • Community involvement
  • Core curriculum established
  • Use current resources
  • UTC
  • UTK
  • CSTCC

17
Curriculum
  • The Academy Development Team is writing the
    curriculum under the direction of Cathy
    Carroccio, the OHS CT.
  • SPIs are an integral part of the standards based
    curriculum.
  • Gateway and writing assessment skills are
    components of the overall curriculum.
  • All courses have a global theme.

18
Academy Staffing Needs
  • 2004/2005
  • 1 Social Studies
  • 1 Spanish
  • 2005/2006
  • 1 English
  • ½ Social Studies
  • ½ C T (OO)
  • 2006/2007
  • 1 English
  • ½ C T (ME)
  • ½ Bus. Ed.
  • ½ Foreign Language
  • 2007/2008
  • ½ Bus. Ed.
  • ½ C T (ME)
  • ½ C T (OO)

19
Total Staffing Additions 2004-2008
  • 5 Regular Education Teachers
  • 1 Career Technology (OO)
  • 1 Career Technology (ME)
  • 1 Business Education

20
COMING TO OOLTEWAH HIGH SCHOOL
FALL 2004
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