CTE Advisory

The Olympia School District Career and Technical Education Media Advisory Group (OSD-CTE-MAG) meets regularly to advise and support the media programs of the Olympia School District, including Capital High School, Jefferson, Marshall, and Washington Middle Schools.

June 5, 2018

WHERE: CHS Room F1, Le Duc's Classroom
WHEN: June 5, 2018 6:00 - 7:00PM
CTE TEACHERS:  Scott Le Duc, Jonathan Moore
COMMUNITY MEMBERS: Jay Balakrishnan, Eric Belgau, James Clark, Michelle Cleary
STUDENTS: Jenna Cusack, Abby Dyck
NOT PRESENT:  Brett Bartlett, Marc Coyner, Tim Rants, Kevin Wright

COMMITTEE CHAIR: Michelle Cleary

NEXT MEETING: Mid September, May 16th 5:30 to 8:00 pm OSD District Office Board Room 1113 Legion Way SE Olympia WA 98501

ACTION ITEMS

  • Le Duc: Process notes from meeting, email group on September 1st to establish September meetng date
  • Tim, Eric, and James: Fill in the 21st Century Skills Google Form Skills Survey
  • ALL: Plan a December potluck

AGENDA

  1. Review the 21st Century Skills priorities data from the survey members have completed
  2. Discuss priorities for creativity and production in the classroom.
  3. Wish our seniors well for next year!

NOTES

  • Abby and Jenna headed to schools
    • PLACE SCHOOL NAMES HERE...
    • Discussed Skyping them in next year meetings
    • Discussed having a December potluck when the students are back on college break
    • Wished them well!
  • Creative and Productive Cycle:
    • Time for idea generation
      • Create the worst ideas first
        • Turning an idea, whatever it is, into something that can survive
        • Get people away from their egos
        • Quality is not an object
      • Severe time limits
    • Production cycle - accountability
      • Learning to work in a team
        • Reflection and self-criticism
      • Tighten up development cycles
        • Pre-Production, Production, Post-Production all 1 week long
          • One table - one year  vs. 12 tables - one month
        • Homework if necessary
        • Set specific goals
      • Build → Grow → Earn
        • Top voted students pick teams ?
      • Roles - rotating vs specializing
        • Rotating with tighter cycles, eventually leading to specializing ?
        • Everyone needs a core skill set
          • Gain appreciation for other people and what they do
      • Success is finding what’s wrong and fixing it
    • SCRUM - agile - rapid development
    • #1 reason to be fired → not reliable
      • Charting growth
    • More feedback more quickly
    • “Tag approach” to training - using models
  • Additional Items (After Meeting)

PREVIOUS MEETINGS


May 16, 2018

WHERE: OSD Boardroom
WHEN: May 16, 2018 5:30 - 8:00PM
CTE TEACHERS: Scott Le Duc, Jonathan Moore, Kevin Wright
COMMUNITY MEMBERS: Jay Balakrishnan, Michelle Cleary
NOT PRESENT:  Eric Belgau, James Clark, Tim Rants, Jenna Cusack, Abby Dyck
COMMITTEE CHAIR: Michelle Cleary

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, June 5th 6:00 to 7:00 pm CHS Room F1

ACTION ITEMS

  • Le Duc: Process notes from meeting

AGENDA

  • Celebrate year
  • Review and approve 3 year plan

NOTES

  • OSD CTE program yearly review
  • OSD-CTE-MAG year reviewed
  • 3 year plans reviewed and approved

April 24, 2018

WHERE: CHS Room F1, Le Duc's Classroom
WHEN: April 24, 2018 6:00 - 7:00PM
CTE TEACHERS:  Brett Bartlett, Marc Coyner, Scott Le Duc
COMMUNITY MEMBERS: Jay Balakrishnan, Michelle Cleary
STUDENTS: Jenna Cusack, Abby Dyck
NOT PRESENT:  Eric Belgau, James Clark, Jonathan Moore, Tim Rants, Kevin Wright

COMMITTEE CHAIR: TBD

NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, May 16th 5:30 to 8:00 pm OSD District Office Board Room 1113 Legion Way SE Olympia WA 98501

ACTION ITEMS

AGENDA

  • Watch Jenna and Abby's award winning film What We Pass On
  • Remind about the Google Form Skills Survey
  • Brainstorm film production/creation core skills on white board isolated by production roles
    • Screenwriter, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Sound Designer, and Other category for misc. notes

NOTES

  • Jenna and Abby, both current and future filmmakers, offered many of the topics displayed on the board, other members offered content as well
  • Jay introduced the role of Black Hat and White Hat and the need for dissenting voices in organizations to challenge the status quo or dominant paradigm
  • Jay proceeded to be the black hat to the idea of having isolated roles for production
  • Jay introduced idea that automation will replace many of the film production proceedures with avatars replacing actors and sets being generated within a computer and all the action being rendered real-time by one or manybe a few people, not a production team of hundereds or thousands of skills workers
    • He introduced machinima
      • Definition from Wikipedia
        • "Machinima (/məˈʃiːnɪmə/ or /məˈʃɪnɪmə/) is the use of real-time computer graphics engines to create a cinematic production. Most often video games are used to generate the computer animation. ... Machinima has advantages and disadvantages when compared to other styles of filmmaking."
    • He recommended watching machinima examples: ADAM: Episode 1, ADAM: Episode 2, and ADAM: Episode 3
      • "award-winning real-time-rendered short film, written and directed by Veselin Efremov, and created by the Unity Demo team
    • He futhered the idea that creative ideas are the domain of the singular people, not groups
    • Scott offered that there are no statues dedicated to committees - Scott thought he was funny by saying this, but he was not...
  • Jenna countered with resources detailing the growth of creative industries and the need to creativity
  • After the Meeting

Mar. 27, 2018

WHERE: CHS Room F1, Le Duc's Classroom
WHEN: March 27, 2018 7:00 - 8:30PM
CTE TEACHERS:  Scott Le Duc, Jonathan Moore, Kevin Wright
COMMUNITY MEMBERS: Eric Belgau, James Clark, Michelle Cleary, Tim Rants
STUDENTS: Jenna Cusack, Abby Dyck
NOT PRESENT: Jay Balakrishnan, Brett Bartlett, Marc Coyner

COMMITTEE CHAIR: TBD


NEXT MEETING: April 24, 2018 6-7PM at CHS Room F1


ACTION ITEMS

  • Le Duc and Wright: Create Google Form survey of brainstormed skills
  • ALL: Fill in the Google Form survey email by Le Duc before the next meeting

AGENDA

  • Watch Jenna and Abby's award winning film Control
  • Spring All-Advisory meeting announced
  • Introduce 3 year plans
  • Brainstorm core ideas on white board

NOTES

  • Spring All-Advisory Meeting is Wednesday, May 16th 5:30 to 8:00 pm OSD District Office Board Room 1113 Legion Way SE Olympia WA 98501

Mar. 15, 2018

WHERE: CHS Room F1, Le Duc's Classroom
WHEN: March 15, 2018 7:00 - 8:30PM
CTE TEACHERS:  Scott Le Duc, Jonathan Moore, Kevin Wright
COMMUNITY MEMBERS: Eric Belgau, James Clark, Jay Balakrishnan
STUDENTS: N/A
NOT PRESENT: Brett Bartlett, Marc Coyner, Michelle Cleary, Jenna Cusack, Abby Dyck

COMMITTEE CHAIR: TBD

NEXT MEETING: March 27, 2018 7-8PM at CHS Room F1

ACTION ITEMS

  • ALL: Gather ideas for program core concepts brainstorming session March 27th

AGENDA

  • Introductions
  • Review of middle and high school programs
  • Discussion of core competencies

NOTES

  • Advisory members introduced themselves and their industry experience
  • The framework process was shared with an example examined
  • The question about skills taught in the classes was discussed
  • It was agreed to brainstorm ideas for core competencies for the courses for the next meeting March 27th

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