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California Workforce Pathways Minutes

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

Report of Action
Monday, March 2, 2020

Members of California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee

Members Present

State Board of Education
  • Patricia Rucker
  • Ting Sun, Chair
California Community Colleges Board of Governors
  • Jolena Grande, Vice Chair
  • Bill Rawlings
  • Alma Salazar
Members Absent
  • Kristin McGuire, Ex-Officio Member, Young Invincibles
  • Feliza Ortiz-Licon, State Board of Education
  • David Rattray, Ex-Officio Member, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

Principal Staff

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
  • Sheneui Weber, Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development Division (WEDD)
  • Sandra Sanchez, Assistant Vice Chancellor, WEDD
  • Jeff Mrizek, Dean, WEDD
California Department of Education
  • Khieem Jackson, Deputy Superintendent, Equity and Access Branch (EAB)
  • Pradeep Kotamraju, Division Director, Career and College Transition Division (CCTD)
  • Stephanie Papas, Education Administrator, EAB
  • Michelle McIntosh, Education Administrator, CCTD
  • Lisa Reimers, Education Programs Consultant, CCTD
  • Rachel Moran, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, EAB
State Board of Education
  • Patricia de Cos, Deputy Executive Director
  • Pamela Castleman, Education Programs Consultant

California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee Meeting

Call to Order

Introductions

Chair Grande called the meeting to order at approximately 1:09 P.M.

Approval of the Preliminary Report of Action
  • January 31, 2020
    • Vice Chair Grande moved to approve the January 31, 2020 meeting’s Preliminary Report of Action.
    • Member Rawlings seconded the motion.
      • Yes Votes: Chair Sun, Vice Chair Grande, Member Rucker, and Member Salazar
      • No votes: None
      • Member Absent: Member Ortiz-Licon
      • Abstentions: Member Rawlings
      • Recusals: None
      The motion passed with four votes.
Meeting Overview
Review of Meeting Documents

Agenda Items

Item 01

Subject: The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act: Final Review and Approval of the Draft Federal Perkins V State Plan.

Type of Action: Action, Information

Recommendation: The SBE, CDE, and the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) staff jointly recommend that the CWPJAC review and approve the Draft Federal State Plan to be presented for approval to the SBE at its March 2020 meeting.

Comments from Committee Members:

  • Committee members had editorial changes to be made prior to the Draft Federal Perkins V State Plan being presented to the SBE.

Public Comment:

  • Mike Patterson is concerned about the teacher pipeline
  • Mary Jo Edmondson would like to see Work Experience Education be included in the state plan as an active stakeholder.

Action:

  • Vice Chair Grande moved to approve Draft Federal Perkins V State Plan, with the changes discussed during the meeting, to be presented for approval by the SBE.
  • Member Salazar seconded the motion.
    • Yes Votes: Chair Sun, Vice Chair Grande, Member Rawlings, Member Rucker, and Member Salazar
    • No votes: None
    • Member Absent: Member Ortiz-Licon
    • Abstentions: None
    • Recusals: None
    The motion passed with five votes.

Public Comment

Chair Sun asked for public comment.

  • None


Discussion and Next Steps

Guiding Policy Principles
  • Student-Centered Delivery of Services
  • Equity and Access
  • System Alignment
  • Continuous Improvement and Capacity Building
  • State Priorities and Direction Lead the State Plan
Schedule of Future Meetings

Proposed List of Meeting Dates and Times for 2020:

  • Friday, May 8, 2020 starting at 10:30 A.M.*
  • Friday, July 10, 2020 starting at 10:30 A.M.*

*Proposed meeting dates and times may be adjusted.


Adjournment

Chair Sun adjourned the meeting at approximately 3:54 P.M.

Questions:   Lisa Reimers | lreimers@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-1762
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, July 28, 2020
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