CCCAOE 2018 Fall Conference

October 09-12, 2018
Omni Rancho Las Palmas Hotel
Rancho Mirage,CA

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

9:00 am - 4:00 pm Pre-Conference Sessions

Let’s Talk About Race

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

8:00 am - 12:00 pm Pre-Conference Sessions

Let’s Talk About Race

Data In Action: Hands-On Coaching on How to Make Use of Student Outcomes Data

Managing Perkins Funding and Accountability

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Work-based Learning and Apprenticeship

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm 1st Time CCCAOE Conference Attendance info & networking

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Conference Registration

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Opening Session

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm General Session

  • Farouk Dey, PhD MBA

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Break/Networking

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm PANEL Discussion - Data Alignment and Simplification: How the Chancellor’s Office has Further Unlocked CTE Data

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm President's Reception

Thursday, October 11, 2018

7:30 am - 8:30 am Faculty Listening Session

7:30 am - 10:30 am Breakfast - Regional Consortia Meetings

10:30 am - 11:00 am Networking

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Work-based Learning Mythbusting

Work-based Learning Mythbusting

  • Michael Bills, Director of Human Resources, JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
  • Vincent Battaglia, Founder and CEO, Renova Energy
  • Eva Jimenez, Associate Vice President, Economic and Workforce Development, Shasta College
  • Tim Aldinger

If you just look at the schedule there is an unprecedented number of sessions on work-based learning at this year’s conference.  How can we lead change in making quality work-based learning available to our students?  Hear from leaders in business and education on how they’ve kept this work moving forward.  And we will bust some…. myths.

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Break-out Sessions #1 Fall 2018

Session 1.1 (Fiesta 1 & 2)

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Work-based Learning & New Technologies (Fiesta 1 & 2)

Learn how the use of new technologies can help to increase student engagement and participation in work based learning activities and streamline the process on your campus across all departments. We'll showcase a tool that will help you learn how to use one platform to manage work-based-learning, internships, job search, online training, distribute/manage related events and how to efficiently manage and analyze all individual and aggregated data that is made available.

Session 1.2 (Fiesta 4)

Business Engagement Powered by a CCC Alumni (Fiesta 4)

  • Ryan Zervakos, Relationship Manager, Higher Education at lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning
  • Leah Goold-Haws, LBCC Director, Global Initiatives, Sector Navigator Global Trade / Statewide Director CITD
  • Stephen Wright, Director & Sector Navigator, ICT and Digital Media_ Doing What Matters
  • Sarah Segal, Alumni Specialist, Technical Assistance Provider, Logistics, Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy, California Community Colleges

An incredible resource to CCC's is the new Alumni feature on Linked-In that is already listed for each College. Over 127,000 Alumni are listed for 2017 alone.  Involving Alumni with the Best of Best Business Engagement practices as part of a statewide Alumni program is one  goal of the CCCAOE Industry Engagement Partnership Committee. This panel will share the Best Business Engagement Practice survey results from  DSNs, Deans, Faculty ,Guidance Counselors and business.  Take a look at the Linked-In Alumni capabilities review best practices of Alumni Programs in general, and identify a unique CCC solution for Business Engagement Powered by a CCC Alumni

Session 1.3 (Fiesta 5)

Successful SWP Project Implementation: Do’s, Don’ts and What Nots (Fiesta 5)

  • Gustavo Chamorro, Director, Orange County
  • Sarah Santoyo, Fiscal Agent, Executive Director of Resource Development
  • Guy Smith, synED (Moderator)
  • Nita Patel, Manager, California Community Colleges Chancellors Office

Join this interactive panel discussion centered on Successful SWP Project Implementation.  Come ready to discuss success and challenges and hear from Project Leads.  We want your feedback!

Session 1.4 (Fiesta 6)

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Sector Team Development 2.0 Alignment with Vision (Fiesta 6)

  • Lynn Shaw, Ph. D. CCCCO Interim Director of Workforce and Economic Development
  • Jim Caldwell, CCCCO Visiting Dean, Key Talent Development
  • Celina Shands, M.S. CCCCO DWM Communications Technical Assistance Provider

The six core goals of California Community College’s Vision for Success (VFS) are a driving force for all community college stakeholders. This session focuses on a newly developed Sector Team Blueprint that supports sector-focused stakeholders in aligning with the VFS goals. Models of how sector teams are using the Blueprint to elevate their operational norms will be highlighted, as well as the latest onboarding tools to help sector teams build both transactional and transformational relationships with internal community college system stakeholders and external partners to bring strategies to fruition.

Session 1.5 (Fiesta 7 & 8)

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Linking Work-based Learning and Student Success (Fiesta 7 & 8)

  • Mary Rees, Dean
  • Joseph Baca, Business Faculty
  • Ruth Bennington, Accounting Faculty
  • Perry Martin, Business Faculty

Accounting and business faculty work to prepare students for the world of work by developing work-based learning opportunities and innovative classroom space that encourages collaborative problem solving.  By leveraging College Initiatives and Industry input, faculty have developed entrepreneurial learning spaces, new curriculum, and a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.  These new learning opportunities support student's preparation for traditional and emerging GIG economy.

Session 1.6 (Las Palmas F)

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Parent and family engagement: A vital retention & completion strategy for CTE programs (Las Palmas F)

  • Laurie Weidner, CEO Parent Education Partners, LLC

Over the next three years, California’s community colleges will move to a performance-based budgeting formula that ties state funding to retention and completion. This is the perfect time for CTE leaders to explore new research-based strategies to accelerate student success. This presentation builds a case for parent and family engagement as a strategy for bolstering CTE student learning outcomes and closing achievement gaps for first-generation college students.

Session 1.7 (Las Palmas G)

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A Live Look: Accelerating Paths to Employment (Las Palmas G)

  • Susan Dalebout, Director of Sales

In this session attendees will discover actionable tips to implementing a successful program structure. Additionally, attendees will get live, in-person insight from a LaGuardia Community College guest speaker on practical application of tactics and key learnings discussed during the session.  Presenter Susan Dalebout will facilitate a guided discussion via PowerPoint, live discussion and a Q&A portion including the audience, presenter and special guest.

Session 1.8 (Las Palmas H)

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Regional CRM Pilot Panel: Innovations to Collaboration (Las Palmas H)

  • Alan Braggins, CCCCO DWM Deputy Sector Navigator, Inland Empire Desert Region
  • Harriet Happel, MBA, Director Career and Technical Education, College of the Canyons
  • Gurminder Sangha, CCCCO DWM Sector Navigator, Statewide Advanced Manufacturing.
  • Christine Bosworth, Ed.D. - Business U, Inc. CEO/Co-founder (Moderator)

Doing What Matters key field talent launched pilot projects using CCCCO’s CRM platform, B2B Engage®, to create innovations in collaborating across their regions. The panel shares insights on their models including how regions: 1) validate labor market trends with employers and aggregate data to inform curriculum development; 2)  automate workflow processes to track work plans, measure results and hit key milestones in relationship building efforts; 3) manage and monitor relationships with community college ecosystem and external partners; 4) use the platform for eMarketing to consistently communicate with specific groups of internal and external stakeholders; and 5) maintain the confidentiality of contacts while fostering collaboration across the region. Participants receive a CRM Planning Roadmap to help them plan for integration of CRM technology effectively and to avoid common pitfalls in execution.

Session 1.9 (Iris)

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Digital Badging and Stackable Learning Pathways (Iris)

  • Rachelle Modena, Statewide TAP for Employability Skills
  • Wayne Skipper, CEO
  • Tim Aldinger, Director of Workforce Development
  • Angela Cordell, DSN

This session will highlight the new Stackable Learning Pathway concept from Badgr utilizing the Open Pathways standard.  Open Pathways turn every badge earned by a student into a key that unlocks new learning opportunities. Open Pathways increases the usefulness of digital badges for students and can be elegantly aligned with employer engagement and work-based learning.  Learn how New World of Work Pathways can help bridge skills gaps and how Pathways can be customized based on sector

Session 1.10 (Gardenia)

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Opportunities Abound with Career Academies (Gardenia)

  • Katheryn Horton, Director of Workforce Programs
  • Elizabeth Pratt, Dean of CTE & Workforce Development
  • Jesse Madsen, Senior Pathways Coach

College of Marin is partnering with area high schools to offer Summer Career Academies. The aim is to expose students to careers through introduction college courses during the summer. Over 300 students earned college units this past summer.

Session 1.11 (Hibiscus)

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MakerSpace: Best Practices to Adapt and Adopt (Hibiscus)

  • Renee Marshall, MakerSpace Staff, SCCRC TPP Regional Lead
  • Dr. Ron McFarland, Cyber Security Project Manager
  • Coleman Becker, Lead Maker

The MakerSpace movement is a mindset, not just a space. Come to this session to learn more about developing a MakerSpace, how engagement enhances student success, and how college staff and students from across disciplines can get involved with the MakerSpace movement. This session will discuss the MakerSpace intergenerational model of learning that encourages 21st century models of thinking, and supports both novices and mentors alike. MakerSpace best practices to adapt and adopt will be shared.

Session 1.12 (Jasmine)

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AEBG Alignment to the Vision for Success (Jasmine)

  • Neil Kelly, AEBG Coordinator
  • Amy Campbell, Southwest, Riverside Consortium
  • Adrienne Ann Mullen, Los Angeles Consortium
  • Chrissy Gascon, Rancho Santiago Consortium

Have you checked in lately with AEBG? Did you know they have aligned their CTE pathways to the Vision for Success metrics?  Come to this panel presentation moderated by Neil Kelly of the Chancellor's Office and hear what AEBG Directors have to share about their alignment to the Vision for Success, and how they are building pathways from noncredit adult education to workforce. Discussion will also include regional plans to serve the lowest educational attainment of adults.

Session 1.13 (Lantana)

From Behind Bars to Culinary Stars (Lantana)

  • Dr. Kim Harrell, Dean of Careers & Technology
  • Dr. Torence Powell, Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning

This presentation is a model for community colleges interested in creating programs for incarcerated students that provides graduates educational credentials for self sustainability and immediate employment upon release. Participants will learn how to develop a face to face educational program within the correctional facility. Presenters will share challenges and how they were overcome, including best practices for pedagogy, faculty safety, matriculation processes and budget considerations.

Session 1.14 (Plumeria)

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Pathways to the Baccalaureate in Community College (Plumeria)

  • Tina Recalde, Dean, Health Sciences & Public Service
  • Connie Renda, Faculty
  • Bridget Herrin, Associate Dean
  • Janet Janus, Faculty

Given the focus on Guided Pathways and Strong Workforce, this session will provide insight into developing industry-focused stackable degrees, inter-regional collaboration, and demographics/metrics associated with California baccalaureate programs.  This session will highlight the Health Information Management pathway in the San Diego/Imperial and North-Far North regions, as well as opportunities for participants to strategize and discuss how to collaborate in forming similar pathways

Session 1.15 (Primrose)

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How to Implement Multiple Apprenticeship Programs (Primrose)

  • Dr. Klaus Tenbergen, Dean of Career Technical Education & Economic Development

Attendees will be aware of successful strategies to implement and maintain apprenticeship programs. There will be an emphasis on how to gain employer support and address the shortage of a well-trained workforce in a specific service area.

Session 1.16 (Begonia)

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Noncredit SBCC Career Skills Institute (Begonia)

  • Melissa Visconti Moreno, J.D., Interim Vice President, School of Extended Learning at SBCC
  • Jeanette Chain, Associate Director, School of Extended Learning

The top three take-aways from this presentation include (1) The value of noncredit programs; (2) How to be innovative with noncredit programming; (3) How to maximize noncredit funding. After a brief PowerPoint presentation on the Career Skills Institute, audience members will be able to ask all of their burning noncredit program and badging questions!

LEAN IN (Fiesta 3)

LEAN IN OUTDOOR (Fiesta Patio)

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Transition

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm Break-out Sessions #2 Fall 2018

Session 2.1 (Fiesta 1 & 2)

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Coastline Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program (Fiesta 1 & 2)

  • Tobi West, CIS Department Chair
  • Dr. Nancy Jones, Dean of CTE

Coastline's Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program provides students with tuition waivers, textbooks, and exam vouchers to prepare apprentices for the cybersecurity workforce. Apprentices will prepare for cybersecurity careers through exam-prep & career-readiness workshops, & mentoring while taking Coastline courses aligned with an A.S. in Cybersecurity. -- Goals: 50 apprentices complete 2,000 hrs performing cybersecurity tasks, industry-recognized certs, & an ongoing passion for cybersecurity.

Session 2.2 (Fiesta 4)

The 4th Industrial Revolution & New World of Work (Fiesta 4)

  • Amy Kaufman, Employability Skills Technical Assistance Provider

The New World of Work (NWoW) is a nationally recognized curriculum for building employability skills needed for the 21st century. This hands-on, interactive workshop dives into how this curricular approach, accompanying teaching strategies, and digital badge assessment equitably supports and prepares all students, both in high school and postsecondary education, to thrive in this global economy and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Session 2.3 (Fiesta 5)

Unlocking 360 Degree Outcome Insights (Fiesta 5)

  • Sean Travers

If you’re not able to provide your stakeholders with student outcome data that offers a 360-degree view, is real-time, longitudinal, and free from self-reporting falsehoods, consider your methods “old school”. Today, higher ed professionals have “new school” options available to more effectively gain holistic insight on student outcomes and better support on-campus demands for data. In this presentation by Equifax, attendees will learn how to revolutionize key research areas such as first destination, mid-career income and industry, program/degree ROI, student debt load, and more. Best practices and mini case study examples from current Equifax Graduate Outcome Metrics projects will also be shared during this session.

Session 2.4 (Fiesta 6)

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Early College Credit (Fiesta 6)

  • Kari Irwin, Assistant Dean, CTE
  • John Jaramillo, Dean EWD & Business Sciences
  • Anthony Teng, Dean, Advanced Technology and Applied Science

Providing high school students with early-college-credit opportunities is not a new concept.  However, efficiently awarding college credit, including grades, via technology is novel!  Saddleback College and our K-12 partners are experiencing success with implementing CATEMA for high school articulation. Please join us as we share our journey which required on-campus advocacy, as well as engagement and professional development with high school teachers and community college instructors. 

Session 2.5 (Fiesta 7 & 8)

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Decoding Digital Badges (Fiesta 7 & 8)

  • Melissa Visconti Moreno, J.D., Interim Vice President, School of Extended Learning at SBCC
  • Wendy Brill-Wynkoop, Professor of Photography, College of the Canyons
  • John Makevich, Dean, Continuing and Community Education at College of the Canyons

The topic is centered on Digital Badging Implementation – and the strategic thinking and thought process that goes into developing a digital badge program.

Session 2.6 (Las Palmas F)

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Engaging Employers in Work-based Learning (Las Palmas F)

  • Christine Bosworth, Ed.D. - Business U, Inc. CEO/Co-founder
  • Celina Shands, M.S. CCCCO DWM Communications Technical Assistance Provider

Employers are a key target audience in education and workforce because their support is needed to develop work-based learning opportunities and job placements for students. Yet up to 72 percent of workforce and education employer-facing practitioners surveyed in Business U’s national study indicated that businesses are not giving them the buy-in needed to fulfill their mandates. Participants in this session learn the foundational elements of a demand-driven business engagement framework and relationship building methods that include a variety of “lenses” to strategize engagement efforts and tactics for internships, apprenticeships, pre-apprenticeships, job shadows, site tours and mentorships. Participants receive a template for designing a Business Engagement Outreach Plan to maximize work-based learning opportunities for their students.

Session 2.7 (Las Palmas G)

Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Group (Las Palmas G)

  • Jeffrey Forrest, VP, Economic & Workforce Development
  • Tracy DiFilippis, Apprenticeship Coordinator Sector Strategies Manager
  • John Cordova, Sector Navigator Health

There is a national shortage of Certified Nursing Assistants that threatens to undermine the healthcare industry's ability to meet the need for quality care throughout the country. Attendees will learn about how the Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Group (SWAG) and Health Workforce Initiative South Central Coast will lead the development of an apprenticeship model with associations and industry partners in the State of California to meet this demand.

Session 2.8 (Las Palmas H)

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CTE Minimum Qualifications: Thinking Differently About Equivalency (Las Palmas H)

  • Dr. Grant Goold, Visiting CTE Faculty
  • Lynn Shaw, Ph. D. CCCCO Interim Director of Workforce and Economic Development
  • Cheryl Aschenbach, ASCCC CTE Liaison

CTE programs are struggling to hire qualified industry experts. The CTE Minimum Qualifications Work Group is working on several changes to the equivalency process. These changes will better inform local equivalency committees on strategies available to hire more qualified CTE faculty. This session seeks faculty, and other stakeholder input, on a crosswalk tool being designed match work products or artifacts to the General Education requirements of Title 5. This session will further inform the Work Group and the necessary changes to the GE Crosswalk matrix. Join us in the very interactive session and be part of the solution!

Session 2.9 (Iris)

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Restorative Justice: A program for your campus! (Iris)

  • Eva Jimenez, Associate Vice President, Economic and Workforce Development, Shasta College
  • Robert Bowman, STEP-Up Coordinator

Introduce the STEP-UP program model statewide.  STEP-UP is a partnership designed to provide educational opportunities for formerly incarcerated students.  STEP-UP mixes accountability with opportunity for students in order to give students an advantage in finding employment.  STEP-UP was named the CCCCO's Student Success Program of the year for 2017.  STEP-UP recently received an Innovation Award of $1.5 million for geared toward assisting other campuses in creating similar ideas.

Session 2.10 (Gardenia)

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K12-CC CTE Crosswalk Enrollment Tool Update (Gardenia)

  • Steven Glyer, Consultant Workforce Development Orange County Dept. of Education
  • Kathleen Reiland, Dean, CTE and Economic Development Cypress College

The Crosswalk Tool links the 58 K12 CTE pathways to their related TOP codes in our CC system.  Utilizing K12’s Aeries SIS, an alert message is sent directly to a HS CTE student once they enroll in their 2ndcourse of a CTE pathway.  Also alerted are his/her parents, counselor and CTE teacher.  The alert gives the student a list of related pathways in CC.  Once a TOP is selected, all colleges with active programs are shared.  Entering college with a career goal vastly increases student success

Session 2.11 (Hibiscus)

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Implementation of Dual Enrollment: Lessons Learned (Hibiscus)

  • Renee Marshall, MakerSpace Staff, SCCRC TPP Regional Lead
  • Colleen McKinley, Director, Educational Partnerships and Programs
  • Lea Martinez, Project Manager, Teacher Preparation Pipeline & Pathways Grant

Colleges are looking for opportunities to increase dual enrollment within Guided Pathways. California Community College Teacher Preparation Programs will share best practices of dual enrollment and 'pitfalls' to avoid. The teacher shortage is currently hardest felt in specific areas of education, such as Career Technical Education. Attend this session to learn the variety of Education Pathways available and successful models of dual enrollment. Best practices to adapt and adopt will be shared.

Session 2.12 (Jasmine)

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Making Makerspace Inclusive to Female Students (Jasmine)

  • Donna Milgram, Executive Director, National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology & Science (IWITTS)
  • Maura Devlin-Clancy, MakerSPHERE Coordinator and Faculty, CNIT Department - Web Development Programs, City College of San Francisco (CCSF)

Surveys show that 80% of Makers are men. How can community college Makerspaces change this picture and create a welcoming, inclusive environment? Learn the top research-based strategies in this session-starting with intentional recruitment from the best target audiences all the way through to making a Makerspace safe and female friendly. Hear City College of San Francisco’s boots-on-the-ground experience developing and implementing a Makerspace WomenTech Action Plan with faculty from day one.

Session 2.13 (Lantana)

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Using a “Triage” System for more & Better WBL (Lantana)

  • Michael Marinoff, COO, Network Kinection, LLC
  • Erick Briggs, VP College Relations & Programs, Network Kinection, LLC

Ensuring that students connect to industry has never been more important. With limited staff, institutions may find themselves asking: How do we scale to serve large amounts of students while understanding many may need extra support (your time) to obtain these opportunities? Learn how an efficient, customizable system is helping identify which individuals need more of your expertise, while those who are prepped and ready connect with employers of their choice in no time!

Session 2.14 (Plumeria)

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Leveraging SWP to Build Regional Infrastructure (Plumeria)

  • Danene Brown, Dean, School of Business & Technology
  • Tina Recalde, Dean, Health Sciences & Public Service
  • Betsy Lane, Associate Dean , Workforce Preparation and Community Special Projects
  • Tina Ngo-Bartel, Regional Centers for Excellence Director
  • Mollie Smith, Chair, San Diego Imperial Counties Regional Chair

Session 2.15 (Primrose)

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The San Joaquin Area Health Sector Partnership (Primrose)

  • Paul Downs, Paul Downs Consulting
  • Lita Wallach, Executive Director, SJ Health Sector Partnership
  • Dr. Kathleen Hart, President, San Joaquin Delta College

The following presentation will discuss how the healthcare workforce calls for a coordinated strategy that leverages the resources of multiple partners. To establish the San Joaquin Area Health Sector Partnership, over a dozen educational institutions, workforce development agencies, and other community groups have joined with employers to align their efforts toward growing the local healthcare workforce.

Session 2.16 (Begonia)

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Regional Marketing: A Case for Collaboration (Begonia)

  • Anthony Teng, Dean
  • Gustavo Chamorro, Director, Orange County
  • Cheryl Bloom, President

Regional SWP has provided colleges an opportunity to collaborate and develop branding and marketing strategies that benefit all colleges in a region.  Changing mindsets and practices to benefit all credit and non-credit career education programs in a region can be exciting.  Building partnerships and working with experts is essential. This session illustrates the process Orange County developed and is currently following. Let's share best practices throughout the State.

LEAN IN (Fiesta 3)

LEAN IN OUTDOOR (Fiesta Patio)

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Transition

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm General Session - Funding Formula

Friday, October 12, 2018

7:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast with Vendors

8:30 am - 9:45 am Break-out Sessions #3 and Committee Fall 2018

Session 3.1 (Fiesta 1 & 2)

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CNC Machining for High Functioning Autism (Fiesta 1 & 2)

  • Mike Bastine, Director, Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT)
  • John Milburn, Executive Director, Employee Training Institute
  • Jessica Morrow, Assistant Executive Director
  • Lynda Deperno, Coordinator, CACT

The presentation will explain the infrastructure of the training program, the funding, and the benefits to the trainee, employers, and community.  Multiple presenters will explain their role in providing this CNC training program and will answer questions through their presentation.  Power point slides and 5 minute video will be used, along various handouts to support replication of this training program, beyond CNC machinist training.

Session 3.2 (Fiesta 4)

Updates from the 2018 CTE Outcomes Survey (Fiesta 4)

  • Michael Pham
  • Kathleen Greaney

Data collection for the statewide 2018 CTE Outcomes Survey (CTEOS) has recently finished, and colleges can now access this valuable source of employment data. This session reviews important changes that have occurred to CTEOS this year, summarizes the results from the newly collected data, and presents some analyses using CTEOS data that can help colleges showcase unique ways to measure the employment outcomes of their students.

Session 3.3 (Fiesta 5)

Northern & Southern CA HVACR Collaborative (Fiesta 5)

  • Bruce Greenstein, DSN ECU
  • Bruce Noble, DSN ECU
  • Jonathan Zen, Professor/Department Chair
  • Mark Prudowsky, Professor

Participants will be informed about the HVACR Collaborative, how to join or assist with recruiting membership.  The session will be a combination of presentation, power point, audience participation, Q&A, and open discussion.  An icebreaker or two will be integrated into the presentation via a fun survey or game.  As the lead I have a solid vision for the presentation, but expect it will transform and improve once I meet with my co-presenters

Session 3.4 (Fiesta 6)

CTE Minimum Qualifications: Thinking Differently About Equivalency (Fiesta 6)

  • Dr. Grant Goold, Visiting CTE Faculty
  • Lynn Shaw, Ph. D. CCCCO Interim Director of Workforce and Economic Development
  • Cheryl Aschenbach, ASCCC CTE Liaison

CTE programs are struggling to hire qualified industry experts. The CTE Minimum Qualifications Work Group is working on several changes to the equivalency process. These changes will better inform local equivalency committees on strategies available to hire more qualified CTE faculty. This session seeks faculty, and other stakeholder input, on a crosswalk tool being designed match work products or artifacts to the General Education requirements of Title 5. This session will further inform the Work Group and the necessary changes to the GE Crosswalk matrix. Join us in the very interactive session and be part of the solution!

Session 3.5 (Fiesta 7 & 8)

Student Support Mapping – Guiding Pathways to Equity (Fiesta 7 & 8)

  • Maeve Katherine Bergman
  • Harriet Happel
  • Amanda Issa
  • Dr. Mariane Doyle

With a fast-moving board game, participants have a chance to live into our students' paths, including the significant system and process barriers students face transitioning into college. To build on this learning, we will also explore with colleges who used mapping of their students' experience to make visible the invisible in order to remove barriers and improve integrated students supports in pathways---an integral part of guided pathways

Session 3.6 (Las Palmas F)

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A Live Look: Accelerating Paths to Employment (Las Palmas F)

  • Susan Dalebout, Director of Sales

In this session attendees will discover actionable tips to implementing a successful program structure. Additionally, attendees will get live, in-person insight from a LaGuardia Community College guest speaker on practical application of tactics and key learnings discussed during the session.  Presenter Susan Dalebout will facilitate a guided discussion via PowerPoint, live discussion and a Q&A portion including the audience, presenter and special guest.

Session 3.7 (Las Palmas G)

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Collaborative ICT/Cyber Pathways for Gen’s Z (Las Palmas G)

  • Donna Woods, Educator & CA-Cyberhub Community Manager
  • Susanne Mata, DSN
  • Dr. Melody Graven, Dean of Instruction

Are you reaching the new Gen Z's with viable programs, while fulfilling your FTE's?  These tech natives live in a hyperconnected ecosystem representing 70 million of the population entering the workforce in the next 15 years.  Discover an innovative and successful program/pathway strategy, engaging Gen Z's from HS through CC, and into tech driven ICT/Cyber Careers. Participants will leave the workshop with a plethora of strategies/resources for strong, equity driven, collaborative ICT programs

Session 3.8 (Las Palmas H)

CA Apprenticeship: Effective Practices for CAI (Las Palmas H)

  • Joshua Modlin, Director, Apprenticeship Support Network
  • Nick Esquivel, Apprenticeship Coordinator
  • Tim Aldinger, Director of Workforce Development

The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office has allocated over $50 million in funding to implement New & Innovative Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship programs across the state. Join us to examine key learnings and effective practices from the California Apprenticeship Initiative and hear about lessons learned expanding Apprenticeship in California. We will be discussing grantee success stories and challenges with a focus on program design, sustainability, employer engagement

Session 3.9 (Iris)

Reinventing Noncredit Career Ed: Focus CAN & Auto (Iris)

  • Cassandra Storey, Dean, Career Technical Education
  • Kelly Henwood, Special Projects Manager

The top three take-aways from this presentation include (1) The value of noncredit programs; (2) How to be innovative with noncredit programming; (3) How to maximize noncredit funding. After a brief PowerPoint presentation on the Career Skills Institute, audience members will be able to ask all of their burning noncredit program and badging questions!

Session 3.10 (Gardenia)

Unlocking 360 degree Outcome Insights (Gardenia)

  • Sean Travers

Description: If you’re not able to provide your stakeholders with student outcome data that offers a 360-degree view, is real-time, longitudinal, and free from self-reporting falsehoods, consider your methods “old school”. Today, higher ed professionals have “new school” options available to more effectively gain holistic insight on student outcomes and better support on-campus demands for data. In this presentation by Equifax, attendees will learn how to revolutionize key research areas such as first destination, mid-career income and industry, program/degree ROI, student debt load, and more. Best practices and mini case study examples from current Equifax Graduate Outcome Metrics projects will also be shared during this session.

Session 3.11 (Hibiscus)

From Behind Bars to Culinary Stars (Hibiscus)

  • Milo Fitch, CALPIA Director, Workforce Development
  • Dr. Torence Powell, Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning
  • Dr. Kim Harrell, Dean of Careers & Technology

Did you know providing a college education to incarcerated adults reduces recidivism by 40% saving $4 - $5 for every dollar spent (RAND Corporation, 2013)? Did you know these programs also reduce disciplinary issues in prison and increase the likelihood of employment upon reentry into your communities? Then you might understand the importance of partnering with your local prisons to set up career education training programs in your community! These programs not only boost economic development and reduce recidivism, they are one of the most rewarding social justice programs a college can implement. Come join the California Prison Industry Authority Workforce Development

Director and CRC administrators as they share their story of setting up a culinary arts program at Folsom Women’s Prison. Walk away with the tools you need to start your own workforce training program in a correctional facility.

 

Session 3.12 (Jasmine)

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Dual Enrollment Model for College and Career Readiness (Jasmine)

  • Stephanie Teer, Director, Dual Enrollment
  • Henry Hua, Dean, Business & CIS Division
  • Jovana Ramos, Adjunct Counselor, Dual Enrollment

Overview of Cypress College's Dual Enrollment Program which increased student enrollments over 350% in its first year by building innovative partnerships among high school districts, higher education & industry, utilizing creative outreach strategies, & providing career-ready technical and occupational knowledge. Discussion of support structures developed to increase student performance in under-represented communities for students engaging in Dual Enrollment Transfer and CTE pathways.

Session 3.13 (Lantana)

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Impact Engagement: Social Media & Digital Badges (Lantana)

  • Rebecca Knapp, Business Faculty

This session addresses how faculty and program managers can use current and emerging social media, apps, and productivity sites to enhance their courses and better connect with their students in the digital age. Attendees will leave this session with an overflowing toolbox of practical social media tools and techniques, as well as fresh inspiration to adapt the modes we use to interact with and influence our students. End goal: Positively impact student success, retention, and completion rates!

Session 3.14 (Plumeria)

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Careercentric: Career Ready with Collaboration (Plumeria)

  • Meghan Curley Basgall, Career Education Counselor
  • Carrie Tate-Meyer, Job Developer/Placement Coordinator

An innovative, Careercentric approach supporting student career readiness through the creation of a collaborative culture of counselors, job developers, faculty and industry partners will be presented.  Participants will learn successful communication strategies grounded in appreciative inquiry and ways to generate a sense of partnership in program development with best practices. A culture of career strengthens community relationships, employment opportunities and student success and ownership.

Session 3.15 (Primrose)

Course Effective Teaching Practices – The Results (Primrose)

  • Dr. Grant Goold, Visiting CTE Faculty
  • Dr. Charity Peak, ACUE Regional Director of Academic Programs

This breakout session will provide attendees with details on the results of the CCCCO ACUE pilot on Effective Teaching Practices. Faculty completers will answer questions on the impact the course had on them and their teaching practices.  The session will outline the lessons learned, changes to the course underway by ACUE and proven strategies to help implement the ACUE course on a local campus.

Session 3.16 (Begonia)

K14 Collaborations: A Guided Pathway Model (Begonia)

  • Teri Munger, K14 Pathways TAP, Northern Greater Sacramento Region
  • Tanya Meyer, K14 Pathways TAP, Far North Region
  • Diane Hollems, Co-founder, Get Focused...Stay Focused!®

Get Focused Stay Focused is a classroom-based dual credit program that meets the 4 pillars of Guided Pathways and integrates with the 7 core commitments in the Chancellor's Vision for Success. GFSF leads to seamless transition from high school to college and students; online Skills-based Education Plans translate easily to college platforms. Students enter college with an informed, declared major. GFSF is now in 450 CA high schools tied to 40 community colleges, serving 156,000 students in CA. Regional and replicable models of success will be shared. Most recently, GFSF helps meet 2 critical K12 SWP metrics.

 

LEAN IN (Fiesta 3)

LEAN IN OUTDOOR (Fiesta Patio)

9:45 am - 10:00 am Break

10:00 am - 11:00 am General Session - K-12 Partners – Eye Candy or Soul Food