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CONTENTS CONTENTS ....................................................................... 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ...............
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Vicksburg Warren College and Career Academies is a holistic framework transforming how Vicksburg-Warren ...
OUTCOMES   KEY MEASURES Long-term outcomes This master plan for the Vicksburg Warren College and Career Academies addresse...
OUTCOMES AND KEY MEASURES Data Dashboard  Measure District graduation rate District dropout rate High School Attendance ra...
MISSION   GOALS The Vicksburg Warren College   Career Academies vision and end-to-end objectives support the philosophy of...
DEMOGRAPHICS-AT-A-GLANCE Community Demographics     Warren County Data     U.S. Census  Estimated Population  Median House...
SCHOOL DISTRICT BACKGROUND Humble Beginnings A Methodist preacher by the name of Newit Vick arrived in Warren County in 18...
A New Beginning In late 2013, with a 52 percent graduation rate and a huge financial deficit, our school board made a very...
presence in Vicksburg as it is home to the Mississippi Valley Division, Vicksburg District Office and the headquarters of ...
Input from community meeting participants led to formalizing the name Vicksburg Warren College and Career Academies and th...
CURRENT STATUS OF THE DISTRICT Both Vicksburg High School and Warren Central High School were rated a D by Mississippi Dep...
District Statistics and High School Highlights      The four-year graduation rate at VWSD increased by 14.5 percentage poi...
district plans to add the same number each year until the school has a full slate of students. The first class will gradua...
Tactical plans outline specific work underway in preparation for or as part of implementation of the first full school yea...
2018-2019 Assessment of year 1 implementation will allow for effective evolution of Vicksburg Warren College   Career Acad...
VWCCA GOVERNANCE   SUSTAINABILITY Vicksburg Warren College and Career Academies ensure that all students graduate with aca...
                                             Sheila McKinnis, Customer Service Representative, Entergy, co-chair, Shared A...
the groundwork that was laid for academy implementation. For the 2016-17 school year, Vicksburg Warren School District was...
school and individual student achievement. County leadership includes five district supervisors  John Arnold, William Bank...
A vibrant, innovative school district is an important priority to attracting visitors and offering an outstanding first im...
2018-2019 Assessment of year 1 implementation will allow for effective evolution of Vicksburg Warren College   Career Acad...
    Determine Steering Commi ee composi on and leadership    Establish diverse, cross-func onal representa on    Select co...
Develop master plan framework    Finalize year 1 priority tac cs    Assign tac cal co-chairs and other master plan respons...
           Review master plan tac cs, goals and progress on deliverables and deadlines    Develop year 2 priority tac cs  ...
Iden fy representa ves from each agency to work together to perform the tasks of the convening agency. Iden fy new poten a...
Serve as an ambassador role to express both verbal and wri en support of VWCCA at regional, state and na onal venues     I...
Gather per nent data to share with Chamber members such as tests scores, school a endance, awards, gradua on rates, etc.  ...
       Work with district to iden fy exis ng award venues     scholarship events to include career academy awards and reco...
1 12 17  1 12 17  Provide deadline for data collec on with  3 24 17  1 12 17  Start  End      Dates    Gather informa on f...
The data dashboard will be updated quarterly. The data will be broken down by academy and school. Principals and academy c...
success
Develop spring event for students and parents. Target audience would be middle school students. This event would provide a...
Summer 2017  Summer 2017  Marketing      materials      Simplify message for students and parents - use elevator speech or...
10 25 16  4 1 17  Media            Print Television Video      Plan Distribute informa on to media including     Local pri...
Student and parent video tes monials
1 31 17  Con   rmed bell schedules for each school  12 1 16  100  of counselors receive training to enable high levels of ...
intensity    Agree upon and implement 2017-2018 planning schedule for teachers    Implement training for counselors, schoo...
June 2012  August  Academy of Innova on  Ongoing  Ongoing  Start  End      Dates      Leader In Me    All VWSD schools wil...
Organiza onal Plan  Teachers will go through    Highly E   ec ve Teaming     training through Hub of Nashville and    Proj...
Career Explora on Opportuni es    Students will have mul ple opportuni es to explore careers. Examples are  college visits...
August 2017  May 2016  Post Secondary Learning Experiences    Adver se in 9th grade  GPA, etc.  the entrance criteria and ...
Teachers will be trained annually on Project Based Learning through Buck Ins tute. Teachers will work with their teams to ...
This is for as many 12th grade students as can be placed in the community. Presently we are serving 60 students, we would ...
Capstone Experiences  2017-18 school year, our goal is 120 students.  August 2018  Ongoing  2020  80  of 12th grade CA stu...
    Students without an internship will be mentored by a community member and create a capstone project related to his her...
12 2 16  12 15 16  12 16 16  Benchmark an exis ng Ford NGL community industry council  Dra VWCCA Industry Council mission ...
Ongoing rota on  4 19 17  3 22 17  4 19 17  Recruit a minimum of 2 members for each industry segment for 1st mee ng    Dis...
6 14 17  7 19 17  Fourth VWCCA Industry Council mee ng    Create a sign-up form for businesses to engage in ac vi es from ...
speci   c academies  and tours of business  industry for teachers and students
Create a job descrip on for Academy Coaches in Vicksburg  Tasks           Action      Steps    April 2017  May 2017  Start...
Students are in academy cohort.   Communica on, outreach and opportuni es to engage  Academy Coach      Partnership agreem...
May 2017  April 2017  July 2017  June 2017  Prfessional development for sta    - Academy coaches leading by example and in...
May 2017  June 2017  Middle school awareness - Middle school nights for open houses and to inform incoming freshman and th...
Appendices  1. Data Dashboard baseline numbers  see DRAFT below  2. Names of community forum participants  to be added  Da...
Ford      NGL      Community      Partners                                                                                ...
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                                                                 Claudia      Taylor             Vicksburg      Family    ...