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WPJAC Agenda March 16, 2018

The Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee (WPJAC) will address college and career pathways that target California’s regional economies.

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, March 16, 2018
10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. ±

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, 5th Floor
Executive Conference 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, March 16, 2018, 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, March 16, 2018. 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 (CTE) 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 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 (10:00 A.M. - 10:20 A.M.)
    • Introductions
    • Approval 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. Outlook on College and Career Readiness (10:20 A.M. - 10:40 A.M.)
    A presentation on how other states are defining college and career readiness and other terms that can contribute to the day’s discussions.
  1. Unpacking Terms (10:45 A.M. - 12:15 P.M.)
    A discussion on commonly used terms and main ideas that are contained in the draft guiding principles document.

Lunch (12::15 P.M. - 12:45 P.M.)

  1. Draft Guiding Principles (12:45 P.M. - 2:20 P.M.)
    Continue the draft guiding principles discussion to achieve consensus on the document including concrete examples.

Break (2:20 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.)

  1. Public Comment (2:20 P.M. - 2:40 P.M.)
  1. Discussing and Next Steps (2:40 P.M. - 3:00 P.M)
  • 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?
  • Proposed Areas of Focus
    Below are proposed areas of focus.
    • Career Guidance / Counseling
    • Dual Enrollment
    • Data Sharing
    • Work-based Learning
    • System Alignment
    • Defining and Promoting Quality Career Pathways
  • Schedule of Future Meetings
    Future Meeting Dates for 2018:
    • 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, March 2, 2018