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<ul><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>College &amp; Career Readiness Assessment</p><p>Enabling All Youth to Pursue College with a Purpose</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Dr. V. Scott Solberg (ssolberg@bu.edu) </p><p> Professor of Counseling and Applied Human Development, Boston </p><p>University</p><p> Author of Success Highways and ScholarCentric SEL/Resiliency </p><p>assessments</p><p> Former Director of WisCareers / CareerLocker career information </p><p>system at UW-Madison</p><p> Cofounder of the Massachusetts Institute for College and Career </p><p>Readiness (http://sites.bu.edu/miccr/) with the Rennie Center on </p><p>Education Research and Policy, MassINC, and Massachusetts </p><p>Department of Elementary and Secondary Education</p><p> Leads a range of college and career readiness research, practice </p><p>and policy efforts in collaboration with the National Collaboration </p><p>on Workforce and Disability for Youth that is funded by the U.S. </p><p>Department of Labors Office of Disability Employment Policy </p><p>(http://www.ncwd-youth.info/ilp)</p><p>http://sites.bu.edu/miccr/http://www.ncwd-youth.info/ilp</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>New release: March 2016</p><p>Grade: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12</p><p>Elementary Level</p><p>-- Resiliency analytics-- Root cause analysis</p><p>Secondary Level</p><p>-- Early Warning Indicator-- Root cause analysis-- Resiliency analytics</p><p>College &amp; Career Readiness</p><p>-- Current readiness -- Projected readiness-- Resiliency analytics</p><p>The College &amp; Career Readiness instrument joins the family of </p><p>research-validated social emotional learning/resiliency assessments.</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Webinar Overview</p><p>1. Purpose and goals of the webinar</p><p>2. National CCR Movement</p><p>3. SEL and CCR</p><p>4. ScholarCentric CCR Assessment Details</p><p> Development</p><p> Research</p><p> Uses</p><p>5. How it works</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Purpose and Goals</p><p> Focus on the research underlying the CCR assessment</p><p> Describe fit within the national CCR and SEL initiatives</p><p> Describe practice strategies</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Need a Pursue College with a Purpose Mindset</p><p> College loan debt has ballooned from $844 million in 2010 to $1.3 trillion in 2015 (Pew Research Center, 2015)</p><p> Dismal college completion rates</p><p> Lacking a clear vision for why one is going to college is associated with low SEL skills</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>41%</p><p>12%16% 18%</p><p>0%</p><p>5%</p><p>10%</p><p>15%</p><p>20%</p><p>25%</p><p>30%</p><p>35%</p><p>40%</p><p>45%</p><p>All Students Latino Af-Ameri Students withDisabilities</p><p>Post-Secondary Completion Rates</p><p>Massachusetts 6 Years Post H.S.</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Career Readiness</p><p>Ready Not Ready</p><p>Disabilities 40% 60%</p><p>Without </p><p>Disabilities</p><p>40% 60%</p><p>http://www.dol.gov/odep/http://www.dol.gov/odep/</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Not Career Ready Associated with Lower Social Emotional Learning Skills</p><p> Lower academic self-efficacy</p><p> Lower career decision-making readiness</p><p> Increased psychological/emotional distress</p><p> Increased academic stress</p><p> Lower motivation to attend school</p><p>http://www.dol.gov/odep/http://www.dol.gov/odep/</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>National CCR and SEL Initiatives</p><p> 49 states agree that all students should graduate from secondary education with the college and career readiness skills needed to enter and complete a post-secondary program or degree</p><p> 40 states have enacted policies or strongly encourage the use of individualized learning plans as a core to their CCR strategies</p><p>http://www.ncwd-youth.info/ilp/produce-college-and-career-ready-high-school-graduateshttp://www.ncwd-youth.info/ilp/produce-college-and-career-ready-high-school-graduateshttp://www.ncwd-youth.info/use-of-individualized-learning-planshttp://www.ncwd-youth.info/use-of-individualized-learning-plans</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Career Readiness Drives College Readiness</p><p>Career readiness skills emerge from: Self Exploration</p><p> Exploring their personal interests, skills, values to better understand themselves </p><p> Career Exploration Learning about various career </p><p>options using online career information AND hands-on activities (meeting employers, job shadowing, career mentors, work experiences, etc.)</p><p> Career Planning &amp; Management Defining own goals &amp; plans for pursuing careers, postsecondary ed, &amp; </p><p>other life goals </p><p> Developing career &amp; college readiness skills </p><p> Making informed decisions about secondary courses, in &amp; out-of-school activities and postsecondary ed SEL Skills</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>CCR Defined</p><p> College Readiness relates to whether one possesses the cognitive skills needed to successfully complete a post-secondary program or degree.</p><p> College Readiness relates to both ones academic competencies as well as their belief -self-efficacy in being able to engage in those competencies.</p><p> Career Readiness relates to whether one is entering college with a purpose do they have a plan for how a post-secondary program or degree will leverage ones career and life goals.</p><p> SEL Readiness relates to ones beliefs about their competencies and career decision-making skills as well as whether and to what extent they are developing social capital and are able to manage stress and health.</p><p> Career Readiness relates to whether one can (a) identify their skills, interests, and values, (b) identify occupational goals and post-</p><p>secondary pathways to achieve those goals (c) in part, identify the SEL skills needed to be </p><p>employable.</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Position</p><p>ScholarCentrics College and Career Readiness indicator assesses if students are ready for future life and career success across 9 evidence-based SEL skills and competencies.</p><p>9 evidence-based skills and competencies1. Career Search Self-Efficacy2. Goal-Setting3. Career Readiness4. Importance of College5. Confidence6. Connections7. Stress8. Well-being9. Motivation</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Skills and Competencies: Conceptional Definitions</p><p>Skills and Competencies</p><p>Importance of College Do you believe completing a 2 year or 4-year college degree is important for your future career and life success?</p><p>Career Readiness Have you identified one or more career goals, have learned something about the nature of these goals, and have a clear idea of the post-secondary pathways needed to achieve these goals?</p><p>Confidence Do you feel confident in performing critical academic tasks such as reading textbooks, preparing for tests, and working with others? </p><p>Career Search Self Efficacy How well you are able to describe your career interests, skills and values, and the career planning and management skills needed to realize your career goals?</p><p>Goal Setting Do you actively set life goals and seek out opportunities to learn the skills needed to reach those goals?</p><p>Motivation Do you find education meaningful and relevant to your career and life goals?</p><p>Connections Can you form a network of adults, peers, and educators that actively express care and encouragement? </p><p>Stress Do you experience difficulty in handling academic tasks, balancing the various challenges you face, and overall pressure you experience? </p><p>Well-being Are you feeling emotionally and psychologically in balance? </p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Importance of Malleability</p><p> Lots of SEL-related terms are being used including:</p><p> Self-efficacy Grit Perseverance Resiliency Emotional intelligence</p><p> Issue is whether and to what extent the SEL domains are malleable that is open to change within educational settings </p><p> See StriveTogether, 2013, http://www.strivetogether.org/sites/default/files/images/Strive%20Together%20Volume%20I.pdf</p><p>http://www.strivetogether.org/sites/default/files/images/Strive Together Volume I.pdf</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Skills and Competencies: Theory and Malleability</p><p>Skills and Competencies</p><p>Importance of College Utility-Expectancy Theory; Eccles</p><p>Career Readiness Research on Individualized Learning Plans; Career Readiness Partners Council; Vocational Psychology</p><p>Confidence Academic Self-Efficacy; Banduras Self-Efficacy Theory</p><p>Career Search Self Efficacy Banduras Self-Efficacy Theory</p><p>Goal Setting Selection, Optimization and Compensation Theory; Baltes</p><p>Motivation Self-Determination Theory; Deci &amp; Ryan</p><p>Connections Perceived availability of Social Support</p><p>Stress Diathesis-stress models</p><p>Well-being Diathesis-stress models</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Social Connections</p><p>Motivation</p><p>Self-Efficacy</p><p>AcademicSuccess</p><p>Health</p><p>Retention</p><p>.66</p><p>.47</p><p>.25</p><p>.23</p><p>.22</p><p>.43</p><p>.17</p><p>.12</p><p>Success Pathways Results (Close &amp; Solberg, 2001)</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Parent </p><p>Support</p><p>Teacher </p><p>Support</p><p>Peer </p><p>Support</p><p>Motivation</p><p>Self-</p><p>Efficacy</p><p>Goal-</p><p>SettingCareer</p><p>Decision-</p><p>Making</p><p> = .28</p><p> = .12</p><p> = .24</p><p> = .25</p><p> = .61</p><p> = -.16</p><p> = .66</p><p> = .22</p><p>Grades</p><p>Health</p><p> = .45</p><p> = .12</p><p> = -.17</p><p> = .12</p><p>Sample of Italian Youth</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>http://www.dol.gov/odep/http://www.dol.gov/odep/</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Career Development and Youth Development</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Career Search Self-Efficacy</p><p>Social Connections (Caring and Engaging </p><p>Adults)Career Readiness</p><p>Goal Setting</p><p>1=0.49</p><p>1=0.072=0.32</p><p>2=0.06</p><p>3=0.37</p><p>c=0.09</p><p>A</p><p>Social Connections (Caring and Engaging </p><p>Adults)Career Readiness</p><p>c=0.15</p><p>B</p><p>Test for Mediation Effects</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>CASELs SEL Competencies</p><p>From http://www.renniecenter.org/research/SEL_policybrief.pdf</p><p>Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning</p><p>http://www.renniecenter.org/research/SEL_policybrief.pdf</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>CASEL and ScholarCentric SEL Comparison</p><p>CASEL ScholarCentric</p><p>Self-Awareness Importance of EducationCareer Readiness</p><p>Motivation</p><p>Self-Management Stress ManagementWell-Being</p><p>Self-EfficacyGoal Setting</p><p>Social Awareness Social Connections</p><p>Relationship Skills Social ConnectionsSelf-Efficacy</p><p>Stress Management</p><p>Responsible Decision-Making Career Search Self-EfficacyCareer Readiness</p><p>Goal Setting</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Validation Sample</p><p> 1653 10th and 12th grade youth from 14 high schools in four states. </p><p> 55% (n=868) were female and 45% (n=711) were male; </p><p> 51.5% were White (n=813), </p><p> 29.4% were African-American (n=464), </p><p> 12.5% (n =198) Hispanic and Latino, </p><p> 4.2% (n=67) Native American, </p><p> 1.6% (n=26) Asian/Pacific Islander American, and </p><p> 0.6% (n=10) indicated multi-ethnic or other. </p><p> 59.9% (n=945) received free or reduced lunch. </p><p> 17.5% (n=277) were students with predominately high incidence disabilities </p><p>(e.g., learning, emotional). </p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Sample ItemsImportance of College Career Readiness Confidence </p><p>(Self-Efficacy)Career SearchSelf-Efficacy</p><p>Go to college I have identified one or more career options I intend to pursue</p><p>Talking to teachers about homework</p><p>Plan and carry out your career goals.</p><p>Do well in college I have a clear idea of a range of careers that match my skills and interests</p><p>Participating in class discussions </p><p>Understand how your skills can be used in a variety of jobs</p><p>Goal-Setting Motivation Social Connections Stress</p><p>I generally like to have at least three long-term goals</p><p>Because, to me, education is important </p><p>Teachers here are interested in my success </p><p>Difficulty getting your homework done on time </p><p>I seek out other learning opportunities</p><p>Because I see the importance of learning</p><p>Members of my family recognize my abilities and skills </p><p>Difficulty because of feeling a need to perform well in school </p><p>Well-Being</p><p>Not sleeping well </p><p>Becoming easily upset </p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>CCR Assessment Domains</p><p>Domain Indicator</p><p>College Readiness Academic Self-EfficacyAcademic MotivationGoal Setting</p><p>Career Readiness Importance of SchoolCareer Search Self-EfficacyCareer Readiness (New)</p><p>SEL Readiness Social ConnectionsStress ManagementWell-Being</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>How it worksClear Path online assessment portal</p><p>Assessment</p><p>Reports</p><p>Pilot Opportunity</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>Access Clear Path web portal: goclearpath.com</p><p>Students click here to take the CCR survey</p><p>Educators click here to set up surveys and generate site and individual student reports</p><p>Online assessment portal for both educators and students</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.29</p><p>Once in Clear Path, students complete the assessment</p><p>Validated Using National Sample:</p><p> 75 survey questions</p><p> 5-point Likert scale</p><p> English with audio</p><p> Spanish</p><p> 8th grade reading level</p><p> Est. completion time: 20-25 min</p><p> Reports: Site and individual student</p><p> Results available immediately* </p><p>*Statistically viable reports dependent on assessment of at least 25 students</p><p>College &amp; CareerReadiness</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>CCR Reports available 24/7 on Clear Path</p><p> Site level (Excel)</p><p> Individual student report (PDF) </p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>CCR Site Report</p><p> Analytics include 3 projected readiness scores: </p><p>1) Career Readiness</p><p>2) College Readiness</p><p>3) SEL Readiness</p><p> All nine measures in a single index to indicate current C&amp;CR readiness:</p><p>Ready</p><p>Somewhat Ready</p><p>Not Ready</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>CCR Student Reports provide students with direction</p><p>Includes all 9 measures in a single index: Ready Somewhat ready Not ready</p><p>Top Two Resiliency Strengths andAreas for Growth</p><p>Details for each resiliency skills on back</p></li><li><p>To enrich lives and improve society through education one student at a time.</p><p>CCR another tool in your toolbox to help prepare students</p><p>Give your students a voice to tell you where they are and how they need you to help them plan thei...</p></li></ul>