ACADEMY PROGRAM EVALUATION
Volusia County Schools' career academies are based upon 12 performance standards. Documentation for academy evaluation will be gathered throughout the acdemic year to support the implementation of the academy. Final evaluations will occur in the spring utilizing the Academy Evaluation Tally Sheet.
August - September

· District meetings with school-based administration to examine academy scheduling and common planning.
August – May

· Directors and Program Advisors will have release time on a quarterly basis to meet with CTE district representatives, discuss academy issues, and upload supporting documents to the Career Academy Wiki.
1. September Meeting Discussion Points (1 full day) ü Integrated Curriculum (Standard 1)ü Advisory Committee (Standard 4)ü Career Focus (Standard 2)ü Professional Development (Standard 8)
Workbased Learning (Standard 10)

2. November Meeting Discussion Points (1 full day) ü Articulation (Standard 9)ü Marketing (Standard 12)ü Program of Studies (Standard 3)*Professional Development, Integrated Curriculum Implementation, and Workbased Learning (On-going)
3. January Meeting Discussion Points (1 full day) ü Capstone Projects (Standard 11)ü Recruiting (Standard 9)ü Application Database (Standard 5)*Professional Development, Integrated Curriculum Implementation, and Workbased Learning (On-going)
4. March Meeting Discussion Points (1 full day) · Enrollment (Standard 5)· Pure Schedule (Standard 6)· Common Planning / Collaboration (Standard 7)· POS (Standard 3)
  • On-going informal Curriculum In Action visits of CTE district representatives and business partners to offer support and feedback.
  • Evaluation of documentation uploaded to the Career Academy Wiki will take place during April - May.
  • The Academy Support Team (ie. Academy Director, Academy Program Advisor, AP for Curriculum, District Specialist, Principal, business partner, parent, and student) will highlight academy achievements and areas that may need improvement for the upcoming school year.
  • Schools will be awarded Gold, Bronze, or Silver status based on the Academy Evaluation Tally Sheet.