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California Workforce Pathways

The Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee plans to address workforce pathways to address California’s regional economies.

AGENDA

September 15, 2017


California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee Members

State Board of Education Representatives

Feliza Ortiz-Licon
Patricia Rucker
Ting Sun, Chair

Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Board of Governors Representatives

Joseph Bielanski
Pamela Haynes, Vice Chair
Valerie Shaw

Ex-Officio Members

Gustavo Herrera, Young Invincibles
David Rattray, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

 

Schedule of Meeting Location

* Friday, September 15, 2017
10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. ±

Chamber of Commerce
1215 K Street, 14th Floor, California Room
Sacramento, California 95814

Tel: 916-322-1762

Please see the detailed agenda for more information about the items to be considered and acted upon. The public is welcome. This meeting will not be broadcast, interested parties should plan to attend the meeting in person.

All meeting materials are available at this meeting. Interested parties that are not able to attend this meeting in person may request to receive all meeting materials by contacting Lisa Reimers, by e-mail at lreimers@cde.ca.gov, or by telephone at 916-322-1762.

ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND ARE PROVIDED FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY
ALL ITEMS MAY BE HEARD IN A DIFFERENT ORDER THAN HOW THEY ARE LISTED ON THE AGENDA
THE ORDER OF BUSINESS MAY BE CHANGED WITHOUT NOTICE

The California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee will hold a one-day meeting on Friday, September 15, 2017, at the location indicated above. The meeting may include some activities involving the Committee as a whole and others involving one or more of the Committee’s sub-committees. The following outline of activities is provided for convenience only. The actual order of business may be changed without notice by the Chair, or designee, to accommodate the needs of members, invited presenters, and key staff. Anyone interested in a particular matter should plan on being in attendance for the whole meeting, September 15, 2017. Timing and order of activities may change. The full Committee and its various sub-committees may commence, recess, and reconvene as necessary throughout the scheduled meeting.

THE AGENDA LISTING IS ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED, BUT IT IS NOT NECESSARILY EXHAUSTIVE

The agenda for the California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee meeting will involve the full scope of its statutory responsibilities, which serves as the joint policy recommending body that makes recommendations to the State Board of Education (SBE), and the Board of Governors (BOG) of the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) regarding all aspects of the coordinated delivery of career technical education programs and workforce pathways in the state including strengthening, improving, expanding, and evaluating programs and services. The Committee is comprised of equal members from the SBE and the BOG. The Committee reserves the right to consider specific matters and take action within the full scope of its responsibilities.

Time is set aside for individuals desiring to speak on any topic not otherwise on the agenda. Please see the detailed agenda for the Public Session. In all cases, the Chair, or designee, reserves the right to impose time limits on presentations as may be necessary to ensure that the agenda is completed.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY

Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability or any other individual who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in a meeting or function of the California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory may request assistance by contacting the Career and College Transition Division Office, Attn: Lisa Reimers, 1430 N Street, Suite 4202, Sacramento, CA, 95814, by telephone at 916-322-1762 or by facsimile at 916-327-3879, at least seven days prior to the meeting.

 

Agenda of California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee
  1. Welcome and Plan for the Day (10:00 A.M. - 10:25 A.M.)
    • Introductions
    • Approval of May 12, 2017 and July 14, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    • Housekeeping
    • Purpose of Committee Meetings
    • Essential Questions
      • What policies and/or principles should the joint committee recommend the state agencies to adopt in order to support the improvement or development of high quality college and career pathways?
      • How well are we serving our students with transitions from one system/institution to another, and providing high quality college and career pathways?
      • What longitudinal data sharing infrastructure is needed to support and understand trends within student progress, transitions, and the workforce?
  2. Agencies Working Together (10:25 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.)
    Donna Wyatt, California Department of Education (CDE) and Van Ton-Quinlivan, CCCCO will provide a summary of a joint meeting that took place with Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction and Eloy Ortiz Oakley, California Community Colleges Chancellor.
  1. Elements of a High Quality College/Career Pathway (10:30 A.M. - 10:35 A.M.)
    Donna Wyatt, CDE and Van Ton-Quinlivan, CCCCO will discuss elements of a high quality pathway addressing work-based learning activities and student support services that address career development.
  1. Work-Based Learning (10:35 A.M. - 11:55 A.M.)

    Program Overviews
    • CDE’s Work-Based Learning Workgroup
      The CDE’s work-based learning workgroup is helping the department find and create valid, reliable, measurable work-based learning activities that can be incorporated into developing the College/Career Indicator.
      • Michelle McIntosh, Administrator, Career Technical Education Leadership and Instructional Support Office, CDE
    • 21st Century Skills – New World of Work
      The New World of Work program which has identified a “Top 10” list of 21st Century Skills and has developed 21st Century Skills resources that have been designed to combine academic instruction with work-based learning.
      • Rajinder Gill, Co-Creator and Director, New World of Work, CCCCO
      • Tim Aldinger, Director of Workforce Development, Foundation for the California Community Colleges
    • Apprenticeships
      Apprenticeships can offer students the opportunity to receive on-the-job training via their employer paired with employer selected Related and Supplemental Instruction (RSI). Many of the RSI apprenticeship programs enable students to earn an Industry Certificate and/or Associate Degree.
      • Nick Esquivel, Apprenticeship Specialist, CCCCO
    • Pre-Apprenticeships
      The Salinas High School (SHS) Green Academy prepares students for success in postsecondary education, career options in the construction industry, trade unions or alternative energy/environmental fields offering a comprehensive educational experience, consisting of engaging academics and rich hands-on learning.
      • Charles Felice, SHS Green Academy

    Discussion on Work-Based Learning
    • Guiding Questions
      • How are opportunities coordinated to help students participate in a work-based learning activity?
      • How are services aligned to support a student’s ability to complete a high quality career pathway?
      • How are equity and access taken into consideration when providing work-based learning opportunities?

Lunch (11:55 A.M. - 12:25 P.M.)

  1. Student Support Services (12:25 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.)

    Program Overviews
    • California Career Resource Network
      The CDE’s California Career Resource Network (CalCRN) provides career exploration and planning resources to strengthen the career readiness skills of California’s middle and high school students.
      • John Merris-Coots, Education Programs Consultant, High School Innovations and Initiatives Office, CDE
    • California College Guidance Initiative
      The California College Guidance Initiative provides a data and planning infrastructure that helps to increase postsecondary preparation and attainment for students in California.
      • Tessa Carmen De Roy, Ed.D., Executive Director, California College Guidance Initiative
    • Get Focused…Stay Focused!
      Get focused, stay focused began as a high school dual enrollment ninth grade transition course that was designed to increase participation in dual enrollment opportunities at Santa Barbara City College. Curriculum, along with counseling and advisement strategies, are included to create a whole-school program model.
      • Jennifer Ramos, Cosumnes Oaks High School, Elk Grove Unified School District
      • Diane Hollems, Regional Consortium Chair –South Central Coast Region, CCCCO
    • Pathways to Paychecks
      Pathways to Paychecks connect high school students to pathway programs through career stations that give students the opportunity to explore various professions, participate in hands-on activities and demonstrations, as well as interact with professionals.
      • Teri Munger, K-14 Pathways - Regional Technical Assistance Provider, Greater Sacramento Region
    • Regional Occupational Program Career Specialists
      Tri-Cities Regional Occupational Program (ROP) provides College and Career Pathways Advisors to help high school students navigate their career pathway journey through both group and individual support from career awareness to career preparation.
      • Tracie Zerpoli, Superintendent, Tri-Cities ROP

    Discussion on Student Support Services
    • Guiding Questions
      • How are services coordinated to help simplify students’ career development and journey?
      • How are services aligned to support student transitions from one system to another?
      • How are equity and access taken into consideration when providing work-based learning opportunities

Break (2:00 P.M. - 2:10 P.M.)

  1. Public Comment (2:10 P.M. - 2:25 P.M)
    Chair Sun will ask for public comment; limiting speakers to two minutes each, using timer, if needed.
  1. Discussion (2:25 P.M. - 2:45 P.M)
    Chair Sun will facilitate a debrief conversation about the day and discuss the direction and topics for future meetings.

    Discuss Essential Questions
    Chair Sun will facilitate a conversation of the following essential questions:
    • What policies and/or principles should the joint committee recommend the state agencies to adopt in order to support the improvement or development of high quality college and career pathways?
    • How well are we serving our students with transitions from one system/institution to another, and providing high quality college and career pathways?
    • What longitudinal data sharing infrastructure is needed to support and understand trends within student progress, transitions, and the workforce?
  1. Next Steps (2:45 P.M. - 3:00 P.M)
  • Goal
  • Proposed Areas of Focus:
    • Career Guidance / Counseling
    • Dual Enrollment
    • Data Sharing
    • Work-based Learning
    • System Alignment
    • Defining and Promoting Quality Career Pathways
  • Future Meeting Dates for 2017:
    • Monday, November 6, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. (Canceled)
      Changed to Friday, December 15, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
  • Future Meeting Dates for 2018:
    • Friday, March 16, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
    • Friday, May 11, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
    • Friday, July 13, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
    • Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
    • Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

***ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING***

Questions:   Lisa Reimers | lreimers@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-1762
Last Reviewed: Friday, September 1, 2017