CCCAOE Fall PRE-Conference
Omni Rancho Las Palmas
41000 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
October 10th - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Work-based learning has been shown to improve academic performance, increase job-placement and improve or enhance soft and technical skills. This session will examine fundamental theories regarding work-based learning, provide information on relevant statewide policies and initiatives, examine models of apprenticeship, internships and employer partnerships that have yielded positive student outcomes. Information and examples will be shared from the California Apprenticeship Initiative and the Work-Based Learning Planning and Tools Pilot.
Participants will walk away with:
- Understanding basic tenets of work-based learning and apprenticeship (from career awareness through earn-and-learn models)
- Hear examples of how these principles are being applied in different college settings
- Learn about models and tools that support WBL and could be utilized at a campus level
- Tim Aldinger, Director of Workforce Development at the Foundation for California Community Colleges
- Haden Springer, Manager of Workforce Development at the Foundation for California Community Colleges
- Joshua Modlin, Program Manager for California Apprenticeship Initiative, Foundation for California Community Colleges
- Additional college and statewide partners to be invited