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College and Career Readiness (CCR) Standards and KYAE Employability Standards

College and Career Readiness (CCR) Standards, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education.  The full report is available by clicking here.

More information on KYAE's Standards-based Instruction initiative is available by clicking here.

CCR Standards for English/Language Arts (ELA) and Literacy with Resources

CCR Standards for English/Language Arts (ELA) and Literacy (510K PDF)These standards appear as Section 4 of the 2013 final report of the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education’s Promoting College and Career Ready Standards in Adult Education, an effort to provide states with a set of CCR standards aligned to Common Core State Standards.

CCR Standards Appendix B -- Connections Between Standards (286K PDF):  This appendix presents the connections that occur between and among the standards across the domains and may be useful when developing coherent instructional units.  The ELA connections are presented on pages 96 and 97 followed by the Mathematics connections.

CCR Standards Appendix D -- Understanding Text Complexity (228K PDF):  This appendix presents information on text complexity – what it is, why it is important, and how to determine it – based on the explanation presented in Appendix A of the CCSS.

What's in and What's Out (182K PDF):  This chart from Susan Pimentel lists the instructional shifts needed to teach the CCR Standards for English Language Arts.  A PowerPoint with more details for each of the ten points can be found by clicking here.

Common Core State (CCS) Standards Appendix B -- Text Exemplars and Sample Performance Tasks (2,847K PDF):  These text samples are Appendix B of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts.  Adult educators will appreciate that the texts of particular interest to adults are indicated by the symbol: align box

CCS Standards Appendix C -- Samples of Student Writings (729K PDF):  These writing samples from the Common Core State Standards exhibit the qualities of exemplary performance at a specific grade in relation to a specific set of criteria for a particular type of writing (narrative, informative/explanatory, or argument).

CCR Standards for Mathematics with Resources

CCR Standards for Mathematics (479K PDF):  These standards appear as Section 5 of the 2013 final report of the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education’s Promoting College and Career Ready Standards in Adult Education, an effort to provide states with a set of CCR standards aligned to Common Core State Standards.  The eight Mathematical Practices are included on pages 48-50.

CCR Standards Appendix B -- Connection Between Standards (286K PDF):  This appendix presents the connections that occur between and among the ELA standards across the domains followed by the Mathematics connections occurring in Levels D and E with comments on those connections.  The ELA connections are presented on pages 96 and 97 followed by the Mathematics connections pages 98-103.  This appendix can be quite useful for designing coherent units of instruction.

Posters of The 8 Mathematical Practices (746K PDF) -- Though designed for the K-12 classroom, adult educators will find the explanation and examples of the Mathematical Practices presented in these eight posters to be very helpful in their delivery of standards-based mathematics lessons.

Employability Standards

KYAE Employability Standards (24K PDF) -- The KYAE Employability Standards are derived from listening to employers and adult education instructors, and referencing national leaders in workplace preparation including Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS) Competencies and Equipped For the Future (EFF), among others. Extensive research and vetting contributed to this concise and concrete list of skills. The standards are written as stand-alone statements describing skills the employable adult should possess in order to be successful in the workplace.

 

Questions?
 

Gayle Box
KYAE, Strategic Initiatives
Gayle.Box@ky.gov
(502) 573-5114, ext. 353

 

Related Content
 

Crosswalk for the CCR Standards for Adult Education and the 2014 GED® Test (1,351K PDF)--This document presents the direct alignment between the 2014 GED® test content area targets and critical CCR Standards for Adult Education.

Overview of the Kentucky Adult Education Content Standards Project  (118K PDF)

Draft KYAE Standards for Mathematics

 

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