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Navigating Change in UCs A-G
Navigating Change in UCs A-GNina CostalesHigh School Articulation Coordinator&Gwenly CarrelHigh School Articulation AnalystUniversity of California | Office of the President
Educating for Careers ConferenceMarch 1, 20151OverviewWhat is Articulation?High school articulation purpose and A-G requirements Changes and revisions to course criteriaUC and CTE and how they articulate
A-G Course Submission & Review ProcessNew A-G Course Management Portal (CMP)Course submission timelineA-G course evaluation
Tools & Resources
23Purpose of ArticulationAlign curriculum across educational segments to support students.
UC admissions based on a minimum of 15 academic courses known as the a-g subject requirements.
Pattern of a-g courses aims to:Prepare students to participate fully in their first-year program at the University.Provide students with a general knowledge foundation for new and advanced study.Help students develop critical thinking and analytical skills.3A-G Course Lists
High school courses reviewed using a-g criteria established by UC faculty
Approved courses on a-g course lists used in UC/CSU admission evaluations
New a-g courses and revisions submitted via A-G Course Management Portal
4The A-G ChangesMajor highlights:Clarifying and revising the a-g subject area course criteriaDeveloping the new A-G Course Management PortalStreamlining the course submission form to align with the a-g course criteriaIncreasing a-g resources and Articulation staff.
GOAL - improve overall a-g course submission and review process
5Revised A-G Course CriteriaClarification: a-g course criteria & guidelines
Collaboration: K-12 & higher education stakeholders
Consistency: align goals of a-g & Common Core
6More Revised A-G Course CriteriaNo changes to the a-g subject requirements
Greater focus on skill development
Aligns with new course submission form & UC course review practices
Available on A-G Guide
7UC Honors A-G CoursesNo limits on school-created honors courses approved for a schools a-g listSchool-created, college-preparatory elective (g) honors courses now eligible for UC honorsUC honors courses must have a non-honors equivalent, but simultaneous offerings not requiredAllow 10th grade courses to qualify for UC honors
8UC Honors A-G CoursesChanges are effective starting with the 2015-16 academic yearNo changes to calculating the UC GPA
9UC and CTEUC joined the states reform movement through the a-g course approval process.
UCs role: encourage the development of courses that integrate academic and CTE content/skills.
UCs aim: broaden student preparation, access and success.
10CTE Courses by A-G Subject AreaData from California Department of Education 2013-14 Annual Report
1112UCs CTE Future GoalsContinue to support the development of integrated CTE courses for a-g approval.Provide professional development opportunities.Create more tools and resources for teachers.
Balance the unbalanced distribution of a-g approved integrated CTE courses.Allow students to pursue academic study, preparation for college AND explore potential career paths through CTE coursework.12A-G Course Submission and Review ProcessEducating for Careers ConferenceMarch 1, 201513The New A-G CMPNewly designed A-G Course Management Portal (CMP)Replaces Doorways Online Update website
Inaugural system launched on February 1, 2015
Register now to set-up your personal account!
14A-G Course Submission Timeline*Phase 1:1st resubmission due by July 312nd resubmission due by September 1515New Course Submission FormStreamlined formBasic course informationCourse descriptionCourse materialsReview course summary
Form aligns with a-g course criteria & K-12 course design
Same form for all subject areas
20Tools and ResourcesEducating for Careers ConferenceMarch 1, 201521A-G GuideWHAT IS IT? Informational website for everything a-g!
HOW IT CAN HELP? Provides information, FAQs, tools and resources on:A-G subject requirements and course criteriaA-G course list, course submissions and course reviewNavigating the new A-G CMPCareer technical education and integrated CTE coursesOnline learningHouses many of the tools and resources from this presentation.
WHERE? A-G Guide: http://www.ucop.edu/agguide.
22NEW A-G ResourcesCourse search in A-G CMPOpen search field (Google-type search)Access to full description of approved a-g courses
Quick-Start Guide for New Course SubmissionsLink to PDF on A-G Guide Updating Your Course List-Next Steps
Coming soon!Webinars and videosA-G course evaluation rubricsSample courses
23Tools for Writing A-G Courses
A-G subject area course criteria
CTE course criteria
Quick- Start Guide
UC Curriculum Integration (UCCI) program
A-G Guide http://www.ucop.edu/agguide/a-g-requirements/index.html24CTE Course CriteriaWHAT IS IT?Course goals, requirements and guidelines for CTE courses.Written by UC Faculty.
HOW IT CAN HELPCTE courses must meet subject-specific criteria AND CTE criteria to earn a-g approval.Course submission demonstrates how courses content meets the subject area criteria AND the CTE criteria.
WHERE? A-G Guide in Career Technical Education section: http://www.ucop.edu/agguide/career-technical-education/course-criteria/index.html
25UC Curriculum Integration (UCCI)UC facilitates the development of integrated courses.UCCI Institutes focus on specific subject areas and industry sectors.Institutes are designed by request. Contact email@example.com for more info.
UC encourages the offering of UCCI courses.47 integrated courses in the UCCI course catalog Approved in all a-g subject areas160 institutions of secondary educations currently offer UCCI courses
UC supports the teaching of UCCI courses.UCCI Teacher Exchange Program (TEP)Teachers work with UCCI Teacher Exchange Leaders to tailor curriculum to meet their needsFully customized to meet participant needsUCCI Conference on Integration Curriculum May 15 in San Francisco, CA
For more information: www.ucci.ucop.edu.
26ResourcesA-G Guidehttp://www.ucop.edu/agguideComprehensive website for everything a-g
A-G Course Management Portal (A-G CMP)https://hs-articulation.ucop.edu/agcmp/Submit courses and manage course list information
A-G Course Listshttps://hs-articulation.ucop.edu/agcourselist/View any schools or programs a-g course list
27Questions?Contact us via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org