Dear MCVSD Community:
I hope this message finds all of you safe and healthy in these very difficult times. At the direction of the New Jersey Department of Education, Monmouth County Vocational School District was tasked with developing a remote learning preparedness plan. This plan was to be executed if it became necessary to close schools for health and safety reasons.
I want to commend the administrators and teaching staff who worked so diligently to create and then operationalize this plan in a matter of days. They took a public education model that had existed for well over 200 years, and re-cast into a functional virtual model. It was an impossible task yet it was accomplished thanks to their dedication. The remote instructional plan is being implemented; students are "attending" and advancing their learning online.
On Friday, March 13, after consultation with the Department of Education and Health Department, I took the precautionary step to close schools for the purpose of remote learning through Friday, March 27,2020. On Monday, March 16, 2020, Governor Murphy ordered that all public, parochial and private schools be closed until it is deemed safe for re-opening. Since this order supersedes my March 13 directive, all Monmouth County vocational schools will remain closed until further guidance from the Governor. In addition, in support of Governor Murphy's "stay-at-home" Executive Order No. 107, all MCVSD campus locations will be closed to non-essentialdistrict employees.
I want to take a moment to thank all of the students, parents, teachers, support staff and administrators for the level of cooperation, concern and resilience demonstrated over the past weeks. This situation is unprecedented, but by working together we will all get through it.
I encourage parents to continue to check our district website at www.mcvsd.org for updates. Contact phone numbers are listed on our site for parents to contact staff to address any concerns.
Please know that I will continue to provide you with information as it becomes available to the district.
Sincerely, Timothy M. McCorkell, Superintendent
If you need assistance with MCVSD remote learning, please contact the Tech Group here, or leave a message on our support line 848-207-4044 , and someone will call you back as soon as able.
About Shared Time
Shared-Time programs provide an opportunity for students to enroll in a career and technical education course while attending their home high school. The shared-time classes are a half-day in length and the student continues with their regular course of study at their home high school the other half of the day. Most programs consists of two years of study in which the student learns skills that will qualify them for entry-level jobs or prepare them for further education in their chosen career and technical education field. In addition, the students will learn workplace readiness skills and may participate in clinical experiences, shadowing experiences, or work-based structured learning.
All pupils will be given equal opportunity for enrollment in programs operated by the Monmouth County Vocational School District regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender, religion, disability, or socioeconomic status (34 C.F.R. Part 100, Appendix B, Section IV-A). No qualified handicapped person shall, on the basis of handicap, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity which receives federal financial assistance, et seq (34 C.F.R. Part 104.4(a)(b).
Career Technical Education Math (CTEM)
A combination of algebra, geometry and numerical concepts. Curricula is devoted to enhancing the student’s mathematical understanding within the vocational/technical area as well as assist in preparation to successfully meet the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) requirement and basic skills college entrance exam (ACCUPLACER & TERRA NOVA).
Career Technical Education Science (CTES)
A combination of physical science, environmental science and various concepts of general science. Curricula is devoted to enhancing the student’s understanding and relationship of science within the vocational/technical area as well as assist in preparation to successfully meet the proposed New Jersey High School graduation requirement.
Integrated CTE Math (ICTEM)
Consists of topics from a wide variety of mathematical fields such as algebra, geometry, trigonometry, probability and statistics.
Integrated CTE Science (ICTES)
Emphasizes the relationships amongst science concepts such as biology, chemistry, physics, environmental and social science. All Integrated CTE Math and Sciences are imbedded instruction within the CTE curriculum and classes.
STRUCTURED LEARNING Program
Monmouth County Vocational School District’s structured learning program is designed to provide students with career pathways planning, employability skill development, occupational workplace training, and other employment experiences related to a chosen career. The MCVSD has partnerships with affiliated schools, parents, businesses, industry, and community agencies that create opportunities for students to participate in quality job training.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs are aligned with industry and academic standards. CTE programs create well-marked paths students can follow from school to entry-level employment or post secondary training. Structured Learning unites business and industry, organized labor, community-based organizations, parents, schools, and higher education and aims to ensure that students become skilled workers with a desire for life-long learning. The Structured Learning experience integrates school-based learning and work-based learning to better provide students with career preparation. For Job Opportunities and More visit https://sites.google.com/ctemc.org/sleboard
Structured Learning Program Goals:
Improving the educational experience for high school students
Providing an engaging, relevant education that reduces dropout rates and improves student achievement
Helping students discover the wide range of career options available to them
Charting educational pathways through high school
Determining the best postsecondary education for optimum value and success
Developing workers with the skills, credentials and technical knowledge necessary to be a part of the new global economy.
ABR Grade Report:
Monmouth County Vocational Technical High School (52)
Monmouth County Vocational School District (64)
NJ School Performance Report HERE