CCCAOE 2019 Spring Conference

April 03-05, 2019

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

8:00 am - 11:30 am
Pre-Conference Sessions

CTE Support Staff Project Management Professional Development

This project management training provides you with the fundamental knowledge and skills to successfully lead a project from beginning to end. Learn to leverage key project management concepts, implement effective project management processes, and develop leadership skills needed for successfully planning, managing, and delivering projects of any size and scope.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Plan for a successful project
  • Outline a project scope
  • Identify project life cycle components
  • Implement planning steps

Beyond the Basics of Work-based Learning: Where Policy and Practice Meet

  • Daisy Gonzales, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
  • Jim Vanides, Vanides Consulting
  • Rob Rundquist, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
  • Sandy Fried, Foundation for California Community Colleges

The Foundation for California Community Colleges looks forward to creating another space for colleagues to gather and ideate on ways we might advance integration of work-based learning into education practice throughout the California Community College system. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with state and regional California Community College leaders, as well as national thought leaders, committed to rethinking how we organize, educate, and ready our students for the world of work. 

Participants in this engaging, active pre-conference will gain:

  • Insights from systems leaders on the future of work-based learning in California Community Colleges Strategies for elevating the role of work-based learning in effective Guided Pathways implementation
  • Heightened awareness and examples of how wraparound services can increase access and the impact of work-based learning on student success

  • New or deeper connections with like-minded colleagues

Managing Perkins Funding and Accountability

This session will focus on managing Perkins V funds and how new accountability requirements may affect your community college data collection.  We will provide an overview of the 2019-20 Transition Year Plan, proposed State Plan, policy changes, Perkins V allocations and accountability requirements.  We will discuss proposed changes to the 2020-21 Perkins application, reporting requirements and changes in definitions for data collection.  As we prepare for the 2019-20 Perkins Transition Year, we want provide Perkins CTE folks with important information to start preparing and planning for the 2020-2021 funding year.  We will gather input from participants to inform planning and policy.

The Collaboratory: Essential Collaboration for Workforce Teams and Partners

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Why Collaboration Skills?

Everyone is challenged to adapt to the rapidly changing dynamics of the educational landscape. Silo culture, resource limitations, fears, risk aversion are all stress factors that block efforts for positive change within many organizations. Nowadays nobody succeeds alone. Not only is the ability to collaborate better with others key, it’s also the way that partnerships with K-12 and industry leaders will bring about success for your students.

The good news, collaboration isn’t magic. It’s a mindset and a skillset that everyone can learn quickly.

The Collaboratory is a highly interactive laboratory that builds awareness and collaboration skills that are practical and immediately useful to building and maintaining collaborative relationships within teams and communities.

Participants will have the opportunity to walk away with:

  • AHA! moments
  • Fresh perspective
  • Goal-centric thinking
  • Greater self-awareness and awareness of others
  • Essential collaboration skills
  • New language for exchanging ideas and sharing of resources
  • Creative ways to engage and contribute

Tools of the Trade for CTE Professionals

Join a team of research and CTE practitioners for a hands-on data workshop! This session will include a high-level overview of data resources and a panel discussion of how to assess data needs for different programs/projects. The remaining session time will be devoted to helping attendees explore a simulation and/or make progress on a data task of their own. Pre-conference survey of participants will be shared to assess the needs of the group and customize workshop content. (Laptop required.)

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration
11:00 am - 12:20 pm
Lunch
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
General Session
(Regency Ballroom A,B,C)

12:30 - 1:00 Opening Remarks

  • Eva Denise Jennings, President, California Community College Association for Occupational Education
  • John Jaramillo, President Elect, California Community College Association for Occupational Education
  • Daisy Gonzales , Deputy Chancellor, California Community Colleges

1:00 - 1:30 Highlights from Regional Workshops on “Connecting the Dots”

  • Omid Pourzanjani, Vice Chancellor, Digital Futures Lab, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office

1:30 - 2:30 Interview with Van Ton-Quinlivan

2:30 pm - 2:55 pm
LEAN-In Meet a Vendor
(Foyer)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Breakout Session 1

Leveraging SW Funds for Public Safety Programs (Carmel)

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  • Natalie Hannum, Dean of Workforce and Economic Development , Los Medanos College

The BACCC invested Strong Workforce Funds to tackle issues for community college Fire, Law Enforcement and EMS programs related to delivery, external accreditation & standards, and programmatic success. The Executive Team for the Public Safety RJV will share successes, challenges, and how they ensured collaborative engagement from faculty, deans, and industry partners. Participants will learn how to achieve measurable success and stretch SW dollars to meet program needs on a regional scale.

Cyber Up! Digital Forensics and Incident Response (Regency Ballroom E)

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  • Tobi West, CIS/CST Department Chair, Coastline College

To increase national security for the U.S. and meet its workforce needs, cybersecurity education must develop new knowledge and skills. To address this need, the Cyber Up! Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) project at Coastline College in California will research, create, adapt, adopt, and implement a suite of course content that supports a Certificate of Achievement and an Associate of Science degree. The three-year project will run 10/2018-09/2021 (NSF ATE Award #1800999).

Technest: Preparing Tomorrow Tech Workforce Today! (Regency Ballroom D)

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  • Lena Tran, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Workforce Innovation, Technest at San Jose City College
  • Mark Branom, San Jose City College
  • Cecil Lawson, Evergreen Valley College

Silicon Valley continues to be an engine of economic growth and job creation. The stark reality, however, is that many in the local community have no viable options for acquiring the skills to thrive in the high-tech economy.  This situation has led to a growing economic inequality that is evidenced by indicators such as long-term unemployment, income inequality, and outright poverty.  Due to the current climate of under-qualified local workers for high-pay

Best Practices When Collaborating with K -12 (Capital View - 15th Floor)

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  • Renee Marshall, Education Consultant
  • Kathleen White, Pathways and Projects Coordinator, Teacher Prep Center Child Development & Family Studies, San Francisco City College
  • Michelle Arthur, Director, Dual Enrollment, El Camino College
  • Christina Mulchay, Career Pathways Consultant, Cerritos College
  • Carla Yorke, Dual Enrollment Manager, Cerritos College
  • Gina Peterson, Education Futures Director and Faculty, College of the Canyons
  • Yadira Arellano, TEACH El Camino Liaison Rio Hondo College Faculty, El Camino College Faculty

California Community Colleges are partnering with K-12 districts on Guided Pathways and the Strong Workforce Program. CA Community College Teacher Preparation Programs have successfully partnered with K-12 school districts for 10+ years. During this session, CCC TPP will share replicable tools, strategies, and best practices that impact student success when collaborating with K-12. Participants will engage in dialogue and learn innovative takeaways on cultivating successful K-12 partnerships.

CTE Outcomes Survey: Actionable Nuggets of Data! (Golden State)

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  • KC Greaney, Director of Institutional Research, Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Renah Wolzinger, Ed.D., Chief Technical Officer, Powerminds

The CTEOS (California Community College Career & Technical Education Employment Outcomes Survey) is in its seventh year of providing actionable data. The survey, given to former CTE students, seeks to answer: Are our CTE students employable?  Do they find jobs in the field in which we trained them?  Do they see an increase in income?  and more.  Bring your laptop to the session and we will walk you through looking up data on your former CTE students and your CTE programs.

Doing What Matters Case Studies on Vision for Success Goal Attainment (Regency Ballroom F)

  • Jim Caldwell, Key Talent Development, California Community Colleges
  • Gustavo Chamorro , LAOCRC, Orange County Director, Rancho Santiago Community College District
  • Steve Wright, CA Statewide Director- Workforce & Economic Development- ICT & Digital Media, California Community College

This session unpacks the six goals of the Vision for Success to inform college administrators of DWM key talent resources for meeting the Student Success Funding Formula.  Each goal is dissected to explore key factors in achieving the Vision for Success and how these factors relate to Strong Workforce metrics.   Case studies outline strategies for successful leveraging of DWM resources.

High Quality Resources for the CTE Professional (Big Sur)

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  • Julia O’Brien, Sr. Director, Communications, Association for Career and Technical Education

The Association for Career and Technical Education offers a variety of high-quality professional development resources that showcase CTE 39's role in growing the qualified workforce for vital industry sectors, advance the CTE profession and grow your career. This session will share CTE advocacy tools, public awareness resources and leadership opportunities that help you prepare students for career success.

Partnerships That “Work”: Innovative Pathways to Public Service (Santa Barbara)

  • Blaine Smith, Director, North Far North Regional Consortia
  • Sandra Pascal, Principal Human Resources Analyst, County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services
  • Vanessa Morrero, Director, Career Tech Education, Sacramento City Unified School District
  • Terri Carpenter, Workforce Development Manager, Sacramento Employment Training Agency—Sacramento Works

Magic is happening in the Capitol region to build innovative pathways to public service though strong partnerships between community colleges, K12, workforce development and government employers. Learn our secret ingredients for taking vision to action. SSHHH—sneak peek at some of our secrets-seeding small pilots, growing the work organically, leveraging partner funds, engaging millennials/teens.

We’ll share our successes and even the ghosts in our closets. Give us feedback to strengthen our work, and brainstorm strategize on how to scale public service pathways statewide.

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
LEAN-In Meet a Vendor
(Foyer)
4:40 pm - 5:40 pm
Breakout Session 2

Uniquely Abled Academy (Regency Ballroom F)

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  • Mike Bastine, Deputy Sector Navigator- Manufacturing , South Central Coast Region/CACT

The Uniquely Abled Academy is an innovative program to provide Fast Track CNC Machinist Training to individuals with high functioning autism. This underemployed/under-represented population has proven to be an ideal cohort for entry level machinist careers in manufacturing. A 12 week, fee-based training course provides industry-recognized credentials National Institute for Metalworking Skills, employ-ability skills, and a focused job fair for immediate career placement. 100% placement achieved

K-14 Collaborations: A Guided Pathway Model (Carmel)

  • Dr. Monica Carmo, Vice President of Educational Partnerships, Get Focused Stay Focused
  • Teri Munger, K14 Pathways TAP, Northern Greater Sacramento Region
  • Tanya Meyer, K14 Pathways TAP, Far North Region

Imagine if all your students arrived on campus with an informed, declared major AND a 10 year skills based online education and career plan! With the Get Focused, Stay Focused Dual Enrollment Program, this is the reality. GFSF leads to seamless transition from high school to college and student’s online plans translate easily to college platforms. For college students, GFSF serves as an ideal on-ramp course for your Guided Pathway efforts; students begin their college journey with a comprehensive guidance course that will allow them to clarify and enter into a Pathway that has been meticulously researched and planned. The Career Choices & Changes/My10yearPlan.com hybrid course allows students to project into their future and will ensure they stay on their path for career-relevant learning to become a college completer and reach their career goals. GFSF is now in 469 high schools tied to 42 community colleges, serving over 200,000 students in California.

Get Focused...Stay Focused!® California Team

Interactive Career Mapping Tools for Recruitment (Santa Barbara)

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  • Joseph Sarubbi, Project Manager, Interstate Renewable Energy Council
  • Kevin Byrne, Prop 39 Director North/East Bay Region, Santa Rosa Junior College

Getting students to recognize that trade and technical occupations are respectable, rewarding, and high-paying is an ongoing challenge for occupational education programs. Generating interest must start early and the process must be fun and enlightening. This session will discuss the value of career maps, strategies for their use, and demonstrate two free, and highly interactive tools; one which was recently developed under Prop39 for the HVAC/R industry and is California-centric.

MakerSpace: K-14 Collaboration in Action!

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  • Andy McCutcheon, Dean, School of Humanities & Makerspace, College of the Canyons
  • Chris Walker, Director of Operations, MakerSpace
  • Coleman Becker, Head Maker, MakerSpace
  • Amber Raskin, Founder, iLEAD Schools
  • Kathleen Fredette, Director of STEAM Initiatives, iLEAD

Attend this session to learn about successful K-14 MakerSpace collaboration efforts. Session participants will engage in a Maker ice breaker activity, followed by an interactive panel of Makers and iLEAD charter school, where the team will share best practices when collaborating between systems. This session will share tips on how to best support Career Education collaboration with K-12 within the Strong Workforce Program and the impact we can make when systems work together.

Funding Bootcamp (Trinity)

  • Jeff Mrizek, Vision Forward 2020, California Community College
  • Gary Adams, Dean of Workforce & Economic Development, California Community College Chancellor’s Office
  • Matt Roberts, Dean of Field Operations, Workforce and Economic Development Division, California Community College Chancellor’s Office
  • Brenda Fong

This session will provide an overview into the various funding sources available from the State Chancellor's Office, including Strong Workforce Program, Strong Workforce K-12, Adult Education, Apprenticeship, Perkins, Economic & Workforce Development and Nursing funding.

Immersive Learning Technologies in the ECU Sector (Big Sur)

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  • Eric Cazares, Learning & Development Specialist, Applied Learning Science/ LACCD

The objectives of Prop 39 Clean Energy Jobs Creation Workforce Program are to build and sustain a network of colleges to better serve the needs of students and the Energy, Construction, and Utilities Sector. Los Angeles and Orange County Community Colleges have made significant strides to transform their programs and are now poised to introduce the Immersive Learning Lab (i.e., VR and AR technologies). Join us as we discuss, demonstrate, and explore avenues for classroom integration.

Best Practice Model for Industry Engagement (Ventura)

  • Maniphone Dickerson, Industry Partnerships for Employability and Sustainability, Evergreen Valley College

Industry engagement for replication and sustainability of programs.  This best practice model looks at work base learning approaches (internships/apprenticeships) and essential alignment for direct industry needs for skilled/trained students to be employable.  This best practice model moves the industry role in the forefront with clear agreements for students to be employable within their field of study.  Evergreen Valley College (EVC) with partners with NextFlex, Cobham Electronics.

Preparing Faculty: From Industry to Instruction (Tahoe)

  • Dr. Grant Goold, Workforce and Economic Development Visiting Faculty, California Community College Chancellors Office

Regional WBL engagement: High School to College (Regency Ballroom E)

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  • Jarlath O'Carroll, CEO, Jobspeaker
  • Gina Del Carlo, Earn & Learn , Bay Area Region
  • Randy Morales, Project LEAP, Los Angeles Region
  • David Clark, Dean of Instruction , Reedley College, Central Mother Lode Region

The goal of this session is to provide insights into how to design a program that works to solve the challenges of building a regional approach to transitioning students from High School through Community College, facilitate participation in WBL and into Employment. We'll provide insights on the different approaches that we've seen across the state and nationally plus provide time to ask questions about approaches that are in progress today.

Storytelling for Education, Business and Persuasion: Using the Power of Story to Engage, Inspire and Produce Results (Regency Ballroom D)

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  • Wendy Brill-Wynkoop, Professor, Photography and Digital Media , College of the Canyons
  • Guy Smith, Syn ED

Storytelling is experiencing a “corporate Renaissance” across business, social media, social entrepreneurism, and executive communications. Storytelling is so much bigger than marketing. It’s the foundation of how companies communicate who they are in the world and what they stand for. A resurgence is a great thing, and storytelling itself—the original social medium for humans—is evolving in the business world. That is a great thing and one educators need to take advantage of.

5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
Presidents Reception
(Vines Cafe & Cozy Fireplaces)

Thursday, April 04, 2019

7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Networking Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:30 am
General Session
(Regency Ballroom A,B,C)

8:30 - 9:00 - Opening

9:00 - 10:30 Keynote Speaker - Dr. Victor Rios

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Book signing and LEAN-IN Meet a Vendor
(Foyer)
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Breakout Session 3

Key to Problem Solving: Define the Problem 1st! (Regency Ballroom F)

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  • Gurminder Sangha, Sector Navigator – Advanced Manufacturing, College of the Sequoias

Believe it or not, a simple step of understanding and defining the problem first prior to solving the problem is not taken that leads to significant “wastes”; It is absolutely essential for an individual or a team to first develop a problem statement to find realistic and cost-effective solutions. The attendees of the “Key to Problem Solving: Define the Problem 1st!” workshop will learn how to define problem statement that will serve as a core first step towards finding effective solutions.

Leveraging SWP to Build a K-14 Infrastructure (Big Sur)

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  • Betsy Lane, Associate Dean, Workforce Preparation and Community Special Projects, Imperial Valley College

Participants will engage with San Diego/Imperial County Regional leaders to learn how a network of presidents, CE deans, faculty and others are removing barriers to student success by implementing regional SWP goals and intersegmental (K-14) collaboration.

Increasing Hiring Pools Using Equivalency Toolkit (Carmel)

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  • Cheryl Aschenbach, ASCCC North Representative/Lassen College Senate President, Academic Senate for California Community Colleges
  • Dr. Grant Goold, Workforce and Economic Development Visiting Faculty, California Community College Chancellor's Office
  • Lynn Shaw Ph. D., Interim Director of Workforce and Economic Development, California Community Colleges

In response to Strong Work Force recommendation #12, which focused on the use of equivalency to increase hiring pools of qualified CTE instructors, the Chancellor’s Office CTE Minimum Qualifications Workgroup has developed an Equivalency Toolkit. The Toolkit is a collection of resources that colleges, HR officers, deans, and faculty can use to improve and promote the use of equivalency in hiring and that applicants and use to better understand and navigate equivalency processes. Join representatives of the workgroup to explore the toolkit and to discuss effective practices for equivalency processes.

NOVA: Investing and Planning for the Future (Ventura)

  • Nita Patel, NOVA Project Manager, California Community Colleges Chancellors Office
  • Omid Pourzanjani, Visiting Senior Executive, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
  • Javier Romero, Dean, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
  • Rock Pfotenhauer, Chair, Bay Area Community College Consortium (BACCC)
  • Sarah Santoyo, Fiscal Agent, Executive Director of Resource Development
  • Ryan French, NOVA Project Manager

Join this interactive panel discussion centered around the past, present and future of the NOVA system.  Learn how the use of the NOVA technology will prepare you for investments, project planning and outcomes to help serve our students for todays and tomorrows economy.

Using Strong Workforce Program to Build Intersegmental Partnerships (Regency Ballroom E)

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  • Matt Roberts, Dean of Field Operations, Workforce and Economic Development Division, California Community College Chancellor’s Office
  • Jill Leufgen
  • Neil Kelly

As we enter the fourth year of the Strong Workforce Program (SWP) and begin implementing K12 SWP, there is no better time to prioritize building strong and sustainable intersegmental partnerships between community colleges, K12 institutions, adult education programs, and the workforce development system. Come and learn about some promising practices that can help you create and strengthen these connections

It’s a New Day for Retail/Hospitality and Tourism – Big numbers, Big Opportunities (Santa Barbara)

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  • Joy Hermsen, Director and Statewide Sector Navigator, Retail/Hospitality/Tourism
  • Vince Roos, Central Valley/Mother Lode Deputy Sector Navigator, Retail/Hospitality/Tourism
  • Josh Sweigert, North/Far North Deputy Sector Navigator, Retail/Hospitality/Tourism
  • Audrey Lebaudour, Bay Area Deputy Sector Navigator, Retail/Hospitality/Tourism
  • Sheila Dufresne, Orange County Deputy Sector Navigator, Retail/Hospitality/Tourism

California is one of the most popular destinations on the planet. The opportunities for careers and partnerships in Retail, Hospitality and Tourism ( R/HT) are many... and growing.

Meet the new CA CC R/H/T Team that is energized and focused on bridging industry needs with California Community Colleges and students in these exciting industry sectors.

Contract Education: Ed Code, How it Works, Impact Value to Community Colleges and Opportunities for CTE Faculty. (Tahoe)

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  • Jonathan Bissell, Executive Director of Community, Continuing & Corporate Education, San Mateo Community College District
  • John Milburn, Executive Director, Employee Training Institute, College of the Canyons

Overview of Contract Education training and program solutions available to communities via the California Community College System. What is Contract Education and what does the Education Code say about it? What are the benefits of working with Contract Education and how can college divisions, program areas, and/or faculty work effectively with Contract Education? Presenters will provide examples of how contract education can assist colleges in responding to business and community needs, enhancing partnerships and industry engagement, providing curriculum and professional development value to CTE Programs, enhancing program enrollments, and more!

CA Cloud Statewide Workforce Project (Trinity)

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  • Sherry Shojae, Program Manager, Career Ladders Project

Cloud computing, Infrastructure as a Service, is disrupting and building new industries and creating new occupations. Over 24 Community Colleges joined a national coalition with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop a statewide industry aligned career pathway program and regionally approved certificates. This collaboration advances faculty curriculum, student services integration, high school alignment, industry credentials, and employer engagement to provide an annual 3,600 cloud professionals.

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Networking Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Breakout Session 4

A Paradigm Shift of CE to Equity CE (Golden State)

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  • William Blackford IV
  • Tonette Salter, Program Coordinator - California Perkins Special Populations Advisory Committee, Foundation for Grossmont Cuyamaca Colleges GCCCD

This breakout session is designed for those practitioners who would like to create a new paradigm of Career Education to include Equity Action. The focus of this session is to shift the perspective of what constitutes career education to equity career education. This session questions ideas around success, what career education skills/ training knowledge is needed, and how success transfers from culture to culture to close the racial opportunity gaps.

The Job Spot – An Education & Resource Center (Carmel)

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  • Endee Grijalva, Program Manager - Adult Education, Bakersfield College

Job Spot: The journey of creating and designing a multi-agency workforce and educational “incubator”; that brings together multiple service environment providers. This innovative, community based creative space, organizations was and designed to post-secondary serve communities institutions of to serve Economic adults and in a 21st educational century need as learning a & “one stop shop”; for educational (Adult School/ College) and employment resources in setting that promotes student success.

Successes/Challenges of a Regional Collaboration (Big Sur)

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  • Denise Foley, Ph. D, Faculty, Santiago Canyon College

A 4-college 3-district collaboration between Orange County biotechnology programs was begun in 2012. The OC Biotech Education Partnership has enabled faculty to share curriculum and best practices. The collaboration has allowed us to move programs forward more effectively than we could have working independently. We are able to share and coordinate outreach, internships, training, and a regional industry advisory board. However, there are challenges working with multiple administrations.

CTE C-ID is Alive and Well!

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  • Cheryl Aschenbach, ASCCC North Representative/Lassen College Senate President, Academic Senate for California Community Colleges
  • Dianna Chiabotti, Napa Valley College
  • Njeri Griffin, Program Assistant II Curriculum and Instruction, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
  • Blaine Smith, Director, North Far North Regional Consortia

C-ID is used to ease student transfer between community colleges and universities, but did you know it can also be used to assist in portability of coursework between community colleges, including for students in career education programs? Or that model curriculum can be accessed to aid in development of new courses, certificates, and degrees? Learn more about course descriptors and model curriculum already established in CTE disciplines, additional descriptors and model curricula in progress, and the benefits of aligning CTE curriculum with C-ID. 

The Adult Education Students’ Journey (Regency Ballroom D)

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  • Kathy Booth, Senior Research Associate, WestEd
  • Javier Romero, Dean, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
  • Neil Kelly

Join Chancellor's Office staff and contractors as they take you on an interactive journey of adult students in the current educational system.  Review will analyze real life examples of adult students going through our systems, what are their barriers, successes, and areas that colleges are undertaking to improve this journey. Furthermore, college session participants will be asked to volunteer about how they are helping with the journey.  Lastly, context will be provided about the current California Adult Education Program as well as the current metrics and dashboards available to measure progress.

Career Education Coordination and Accountability Across the Systems (Regency Ballroom E)

  • Matt Roberts, Dean of Field Operations, Workforce and Economic Development Division, California Community College Chancellor’s Office
  • Donna Wyatt

Join representatives from the Chancellor's Office

and the California Department of Education from the program side to learn how the collaboration across state segments is fostering K-14 career pathways.  This session will include updates on K12 Strong Workforce Program and (K12 SWP) and Career Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG) and highlight activities and initiatives designed to support the growth of K-14 career education.

Partnering with K-12 on Data (Trinity)

  • Gary Adams, Dean of Workforce & Economic Development, California Community College Chancellor’s Office
  • Omid Pourzanjani, Visiting Senior Executive, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
  • Cindy Kazanis, Director, Analysis, Measurement & Accountability Reporting Div., California Department of Education
  • Johnathan Isler, Administrator, California Department of Education
  • Marc LeForestier, General Counsel, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office

This session will describe the data partnership

that has developed over the last three years between the State Chancellor's Office and the California Department of Education on access to K-12 statewide student identifiers and data to address the Multiple Measures Initiative while sharing back the K-12 student who have enrolled in community college to address federal Every Student Succeeds Act reporting requirements.

Contract Education: Ed Code, How it Works, Impact Value to Community Colleges and Opportunities for CTE Faculty (Tahoe)

  • Jonathan Bissell, Executive Director of Community, Continuing & Corporate Education, San Mateo Community College District
  • John Milburn, Executive Director, Employee Training Institute, College of the Canyons

Overview of Contract Education training and program solutions available to communities via the California Community College System. What is Contract Educationand what does the Education Code say about it? What are the benefits of working with Contract Education and how can college divisions, program areas, and/or faculty work effectively with Contract Education? Presenters will provide examples of how contract education can assist colleges in responding to business and community needs, enhancing partnerships and industry engagement, providing curriculum and professional development value to CTE Programs, enhancing program enrollments, and more!

Market Research beyond LMI : BIW and IT Pathways (Regency Ballroom F)

  • Steve Wright, CA Statewide Director- Workforce & Economic Development- ICT & Digital Media, California Community College

Developing relevant, scalable and sustainable pathways that reflect real life for our students is journey for the intellectually curious.Steve Wright retraces the origins, research techniques, product development stages, and necessary collaborations for the BIW (80% of CCCs) and the IT Technician Pathways (40 colleges) which are now the most replicated pathways in the CCC system.

2:30 pm - 2:55 pm
LEAN-In Meet a Vendor
(Foyer)
3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Regional Meetings

North Far North - Carmel

San Francisco Bay Area - Capital View

Central Motherlode - Regency Ballroom F

South Central Coast - Golden State

Los Angeles/ Orange County - Regency Ballroom A

San Diego/ Imperial - Regency Ballroom E

Inland Empire - Regency Ballroom D

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Vendor Drawings
(Foyer)
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pushouts - Movie Screening
(Crest Theatre - 1013 K Street • Sacramento, CA 95814)

Film Screening and Q&A with Dr. Victor Rios and Kadhir Rajagopal, Ed. D

“I was in prison before I was even born.” So begins the story of Victor Rios - a high school dropout, gang member, and three time felon by 15. But when a teacher’s quiet persistence, a mentor’s moral conviction, and his best friend’s murder converge, Rios’ path takes an unlikely turn. Two decades later Rios is a 36 year-old tenured UC professor, author and national thought leader on the school-to-prison pipeline. THE PUSHOUTS examines crucial questions of race, class, power, and the American dream at a particularly urgent time.

Friday, April 05, 2019

7:30 am - 8:30 am
Networking Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Faculty Listening Breakfast
8:30 am - 11:45 am
General Session
(Regency Ballroom A,B,C)

8:30 - 9:45 West Sacramento Promise Program

9:45 - 10:00 CCCAOE Business Meeting

10:00 - 11:30 Advocacy Presentation

The community college political landscape has experienced unpreceded shifts changing the narrative surrounding the system’s purpose and mission. Join a discussion on the tumultuous world of higher education policy and find out how you, your students, your college, and your district may be impacted by recent statewide policy conversations.

11:30 - 11:45 Closing remarks and final drawings