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Respected organizations in education will deliver presentations on the topics you need to learn more about during a rapidly evolving year.
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Dr. Kevin Fleming, Vice President of Norco College
Producer of the viral animation video “ Success in the New Economy ,” and author of the bestseller, “ (Re)Defining the Goal ,” Dr. Fleming is a passionate advocate for ensuring all students enter the labor market
with a competitive advantage. After analyzing workforce needs and providing customized geospatial labor market research for the largest higher education system in the world (the California Community Colleges) he supported and advocated for over 40 career & technical education programs as a CTE Dean of Instruction for eight years. He currently advances education to transform lives and society as the Vice President of Strategic Development & Planning at Norco College (part of Riverside Community College District, California). He is also an Adjunct faculty member, Executive Vice President of Future N Focus Enterprises, and CEO of Telos Educational Services. Kevinjfleming.com
The Schedule will be added to throughout the Virtual CTE Conference. Register for occasional email updates about additions. Some highlights to look for within the schedule include: Middle School Focus Week October 26 - 30: Considered bringing CTE into the middle grades, but not sure how to start, what it might look like, what the research says and what’s really working for other districts in the real world? Learn more with a series of presentations this week to answer these questions. Self - Care Sessions: An ongoing challenge all educators face is how to take care of yourself when trying to stretch yourself thin at the same time. We will be adding events designed to bring you some joy and peace. Stay tuned for more details about YOGA CLASS and CTE TRIVIA NIGHT, amongst others!
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• LOCATE: List on schedule page & in guide
• ATTEND: Register via Zoom Webinar Links
• WATCH / SHARE: Recorded and posted on presentations page for later viewing • DISCUSS: Live Q & A during each session, forum links for each presentation to keep the conversation going afterward
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DATE / TIME
OCT 1 — 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET
ADVANCE CTE: BRITTANY CANNADY & MEREDITH HILLS
CTE ’ S VITAL ROLE IN ECONOMIC RECOVERY
OCT 6 — 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET
DR. KEVIN FLEMING
BEST PRACTICES IN REMOTE LEARNING
OCT 7 — 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET
NATIONAL CONSORTIUM FOR HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION: NANCY ALLEN
TRENDS IN HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION
OCT 8 — 12 PM PT / 3 PM ET
ACTE: DR. ALISHA HYSLOP
PERKINS & OTHER FEDERAL FUNDING UP- DATES
OCT 12 — 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET
LOS ANGELES COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION: DR. GINA NEWTON
OCT 14 — 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET
ITEEA: CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STEVE BARBATO
LAUNCHING THE UPDATED STANDARDS FOR TECHNOLOGICAL & ENGINEERING LITERACY
OCT 15 — 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET
SAN DIEGO/IMPERIAL COUNTY CENTER OF EXCELLENCE: TINA NGO - BARTEL
CALIFORNIA LABOR MARKET INFO & JOBS THAT ARE RESILIENT DURING PANDEMIC
OCT 20 — 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET
ORANGE COUNTY DEPT. OF EDUCATION: BRIDGET MONDT
CALIFORNIA CTE CREDENTIALING
OCT 23 — 4:30 PM PT / 7:30 PM ET
OCT 26 — 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET
PAXTON/PATTERSON: MARIANNE BLAND
THE MISSING LINK—WHY WE NEED CTE IN MIDDLE SCHOOLS
OCT 27 — 3 PM PT / 6 PM ET
MERCED CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT: DR. ELAINE KEELEY
STEAM CENTER SCIENCE: INSPIRING CAREERS IN SCIENCE FOR GRADES 4 - 5 - 6
OCT 28 — 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET
POMONA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT: DR. ENRIQUE MEDINA
CONNECTING MIDDLE SCHOOL CAREER EXPLORATION TO SUCCESSFUL COLLEGE & CAREER LIFE EXPERIENCES
WE’LL BE ADDING MORE PRESENTATIONS, SO BE SURE TO CHECK THE SCHEDULE REGULARLY OR SIMPLY REGISTER FOR FREE TO RECEIVE EMAIL UPDATES ABOUT NEW EVENTS.
HAVE AN IDEA FOR SOMETHING YOU WANT TO SHARE / REPOST OR PRESENT?
IS THERE A TOPIC YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT? Email Marianne@PaxPat.com
OCTOBER 1 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET CTE’s Vital Role in Economic Recovery
CTE is a program that works for both learners and employers, and should be a critical component of America’s road to economic recovery. This webinar will discuss Advance CTE's newly released tools to make the case for CTE to policymakers and other key stakeholders, and how CTE has been included in federal recovery plans.
Brittany Cannady, Digital Media Associate and Meredith Hills, Policy Associate
OCTOBER 6 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET Best Practices in Remote Learning
Dr. Kevin Fleming, inspirational CTE advocate, distills recent studies on how to deliver CTE successfully in a remote-learning context in this exciting presentation. Here's a hint..."Augmented reality and virtual reality are coming more quickly than maybe we would have anticipated"...
Dr. Kevin Fleming, Vice President of Norco College
OCTOBER 7 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET Support Network for Health Science Education
Meet a friend, the National Consortium for Health Science Education—the national authority for health science education! How can NCHSE support teachers? By confirming curriculum, expanding classroom resources, implementing certificates, integrating HOSA, building networks and planning for professional development. Learn all this and get highlights on trends in Health Science Education.
Nancy Allen, Executive Director of National Consortium for Health Science Education
OCTOBER 8 12 PM PT / 3 PM ET Perkins & Federal Funding
Join Dr. Alisha Hyslop, ACTE ’ s Senior Director of Public Policy, for a close look at CTE policy developments in education and workforce development programs, COVID - 19 legislation, Perkins implementations and more. Click the ACTE logo to learn more about their Virtual Conference Nov 30 —Dec 4! Dr. Alisha Hyslop, Senior Director of Public Policy at ACTE
OCTOBER 14 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET Launching updated STEL
This session will provide an overview of the newly released Standards for Technological and Engineering Literacy (STEL) and the role that Technology and Engineering have in STEM Education. The audience will be provided with a road map to unpack the STEL to promote technology and engineering education from Pre - K through twelfth grade. Steve Barbato, CEO and Executive Director of ITEEA
OCTOBER 12 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET
COVID-19 highlighted disparities that impact our school communities. Yet during this time
Dr. Gina Newton, CTE Administrator with Los Angeles County Office of Education of economic, civil, social, and political unrest, hope prevails. W. E. B. Du Bois stated, “Education must not simply teach work - it must teach life.” LACOE’s Office of CTE continues to provide opportunities to heal, rebuild, and restore.
OCTOBER 20 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET
CTE credentialing can be confusing for a lot of people. In this presentation, learn why you need it, where you can get it, and how you qualify for it. Other topics covered are funding factors, CALPADS codes, middle school electives and common myths about CTE credentials from Orange County Dept of Ed.
Bridget Mondt, Coordinator of Designated Subject & CTE Teacher Credential Program
OCTOBER 27 3 PM PT / 6 PM ET
Learn the power of hands-on, inquiry-based science to develop CTE skills within the context of NGSS. The MCSD STEAM Center serves 3300 students for a 3-day experience culminating with an authentic poster session. All students are served and seen as “at - promise” to engage in a career in science.
Dr. Elaine Keeley, Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Professional Development MCSD
OCTOBER 28 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET
College and career success is accelerated for students through relevance and engagement. The 21st Career Exploration Labs at Pomona USD schools have proven to be a catalyst to student interest in pursuing their career of choice through highly engaging, project-based and hands-on learning opportunities offered in the career modules.
Dr. Enrique Medina, Director Career Readiness of Pomona Unified School District
NOVEMBER 3 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET
Join Geoff Belleau, Educational Consultant for California Department of Education and Dr. Gabe Soumakian, Retired Superinten- dent to learn more about advocating for in - school CTE activities.
OCTOBER 15 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET
This session provides an overview of how the San Diego -Imperial region uses research to support communities
with the greatest need and identify resilient jobs during economic downturns. While the infor- mation is regional, this session demonstrates how to apply these concepts on a broader scale.
Tina Ngo Bartel, Director of San Diego-Imperial Center of Excellence for Labor Market Research
OCTOBER 21 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET
Struggling to overcome the need for students to access software while working remotely on chromebooks? Learn about how Fort Worth ISD collaborated with MaeTech to create a virtual server solution and how you can do it too.
Daphne Rickard, Executive Director CTE, Fort Worth ISD & Annur Sumar, CTO of MaeTech
OCTOBER 22 3 PM PT / 6 PM ET
Are you brand-new to CTE administration in California? Join this presentation by Dr. Bright Nichols-Stock of Siskiyou County Office of Education to learn more about the basics of CTE and gain a foundational understanding of Career Technical Education structure in our state.
Dr. Bright Nichols-Stock, K12 Strong Workforce Coordinator at Siskiyou County Office of Ed
NOVEMBER 5 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET
Get a walk-through of the process we used to start a district-wide STEM program for grades PreK-12: resources, curriculum, partnerships, funding, PBLs, professional development and more. We will provide you with the tools and ideas needed to get started with implementing your own STEM program with fidelity and confidence. You will leave fired up to get back to your own district and show others how to support your existing curriculum through STEM- based learning. Rebecca Zalesnik, Director of Innovative Programs, Sheldon ISD in Houston, TX
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DON’T SKIP THE FUN STUFF! CTE TRIVIA ON 10/23 IS GOING TO BE A BLAST!
NOVEMBER 4 9 AM PT / 1 PM ET Learn how the CTEC in Salem, OR has achieved a 99% graduation rate and a 92% positive placement
rate by implementing high-yield strategies that empower high school students to operate as professionals. Develop your own workforce lens to identify legacy practices that can be trans- formed into effective strategies for increasing student achievement and workforce development.
Rhonda Rhodes, Principal of Career Technical Education Center in Salem, OR
NOVEMBER 9 9 AM PT / 1 PM ET
Over the last 2 yrs, WestEd has conducted regional and statewide pathway alignment projects to support
implementation of collaborative K14 pathway strategies as part of the comprehensive local needs analysis requirements for Perkins V. Learn how they are using this work to inform shared secondary/postsecondary pathway strategies.
Randy Tillery, Director for Postsecondary Education and Workforce Development at West Ed
NOVEMBER 10 2 PM PT / 5 PM ET
We live in an age of rapid innovation, rise in automation, complex and cutting-edge technologies, and interconnected systems. This session aims to provide a glimpse of what manufacturing is, what it could be, as well as to dispel the myth of manufacturing being only dirty, dark or dangerous. If I can thrive in it, so you can you and your students!
Ruishan Chow, Regional Director of Employee Engagement in Advanced Manufacturing
NOVEMBER 11 8 AM PT / 11 AM ET
Post COVID, there is a huge opportunity for the construction industry to jump on the virtual bandwagon and provide training while ensuring the safety of instructors and trainees. Learn about
tools that already exist for virtual craft training and how to provide trades knowledge in an engaging way that could lead to people being recruited and trained for construction trades.
Dan Belcher, Director of Strategic Partnerships for NCCER
NOVEMBER 12 2:30 PM PT / 5:30 PM ET
A strong, engaging program has the power to completely alter student trajectory, and Alternative Education students need extra support and
encouragement. Learn how to implement a rotational model to match your population's needs, change student perspectives about their potential to work in healthcare and open doors to well- paid, rewarding careers- particularly those in allied health, which are more accessible.
Dr. Olga Orlova, Health Science Careers Instructor at Central Coast HS in Seaside, CA