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.