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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
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Members of California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee

Member Present

State Board of Education
  • Feliza Ortiz-Licon
  • Ting Sun, Vice Chair
California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, Board of Governors
  • Amy Costa
  • Jolena Grande, Chair
  • Bill Rawlings
Ex-Officio Member Present
  • David Rattray, Ex-Officio Member, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Member Absent
  • Patricia Rucker, State Board of Education
  • Kristin McGuire, Ex-Officio Member, Young Invincibles

Principal Staff

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
  • Sheneui Weber, Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development
  • Jeff Mrizek, Dean, Workforce and Economic Development
  • Matthew Roberts, Dean, Workforce and Economic Development
California Department of Education
  • Tom Adams, Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction, Teaching and Learning Support Branch (TLSB)
  • Lisa Reimers, Education Programs Consultant, Career and College Transition Division
  • Rachel Moran, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, TLSB
State Board of Education
  • Patricia de Cos, Deputy Executive Director
  • Pamela Castleman, Education Programs Consultant

Please note that the complete proceedings of the May 29, 2019 California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee (CWPJAC) meeting, including closed-captioning, are available online, California Workforce Pathway.


California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee Meeting

Call to Order

Introductions

Chair Grande called the meeting to order at approximately 9:02 a.m.

Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • March 11, 2019
    • Member Costa moved to approve the March 11, 2019 meeting minutes.
    • Member Rawlings seconded the motion.
      • Yes Votes: Member Costa, Chair Grande, Member Ortiz-Licon, and Vice Chair Sun
      • No votes: None
      • Member Absent: Member Rucker
      • Abstentions: Member Rawlings
      • Recusals: None

      The motion passed with four votes.

Meeting Overview
Purpose of Committee Meetings
Review of Meeting Documents

Agenda Items

Item 01

Subject: Proposed Revisions to the Guiding Policy Principles to Support K–14+ Pathways, as approved by the California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee in 2018.

Type of Action: Information

Recommendation: Staff of the CWPJAC recommends that the CWPJAC review and approve the proposed changes to the Guiding Policy Principles to Support K–14+ Pathways document.

Action: Approval of the proposed changes to the Guiding Policy Principles to Support Student-Centered K–14+ Pathways document.

  • Member Rawlings moved to approve the proposed changes to the Guiding Policy Principles to Support Student-Centered K–14+ Pathways document.
  • Member Ortiz-Licon seconded the motion.
    • Yes Votes: Member Costa, Chair Grande, Member Ortiz-Licon, Member Rawlings, and Vice Chair Sun
    • No votes: None
    • Member Absent: Member Rucker
    • Abstentions: None
    • Recusals: None

    The motion passed with five votes

Item 02

Subject: Update on California State Initiatives: the CTEIG, and the K-12 SWP.

Type of Action: Information

Recommendation: Staff from the California Department of Education (CDE) and California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) recommends that the California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee (CWPJAC) review the draft of the 2019–20 Perkins V Transition Plan and to provide feedback, guidance, direction, and consider strengths, gaps, questions, and any recommendations to assist staff in making any revisions to the draft plan.

Action: No Action Taken.

Item 03

Subject: Update on the 2019–20 California State Transition Plan for Career Technical Education, and Development of the California State Career Technical Education Plan, Including Requirements for the Federal Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V).

Type of Action: Information

Recommendation: Staff from the CDE and the CCCCO recommends that the California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee (CWPJAC) review and provide input on planned activities to guide the development of a new State Plan for Career Technical Education, including a draft Career Technical Education Survey (Attachment 1) and proposed timeline of activities such as collecting information from the field and conducting stakeholder group meetings (Attachment 2).

Action: No Action Taken.

Public Comment:

  • Maureen White, California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
  • John Dunn, California Labor and Workforce Development Agency
  • Sheryl Ryder, Placer County Office of Education
  • Elly Garner, Project Lead the Way

Public Comment

Chair Grande asked for public comment.

  • Kit Alvarez, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools

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
  • Friday, July 12, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.*
  • Friday, September 13, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.*
  • Friday, November 8, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.*

* The previously proposed meeting dates and times for 2019 may be adjusted.


Adjournment

Chair Grande adjourned the meeting at approximately 11:34 a.m.

Questions:   Lisa Reimers | lreimers@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-1762
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, November 27, 2019