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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
Thursday, November 25, 2019

Members of California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee

Members Present

State Board of Education
  • Patricia Rucker
  • Ting Sun, Vice Chair
California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, Board of Governors
  • Jolena Grande, Chair
  • Bill Rawlings
  • Alma Salazar
Ex-Officio
  • David Rattray, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Members Absent
  • Feliza Ortiz-Licon, 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 Division (WEDD)
  • Sandra Sanchez, Assistant Vice Chancellor, WEDD
  • Jeff Mrizek, Dean, WEDD
  • Matthew Roberts, 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

Please note that the complete proceedings of the November 25, 2019 California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee (CWPJAC) meeting, including closed-captioning, are available online, California Workforce Pathways.


California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee Meeting

Call to Order

Introductions

Chair Grande called the meeting to order at approximately 10:50 A.M.

Approval of the Preliminary Report of Action
  • November 7, 2019
    • Member Rawlings moved to approve the November 7, 2019 meeting’s Preliminary Report of Action.
    • Member Rucker seconded the motion.
      • Yes Votes: Chair Grande, Member Rawlings, Member Rucker, Member Salazar, and Vice Chair Sun
      • No votes: None
      • Member Absent: Member Ortiz-Licon
      • Abstentions: None
      • Recusals: None
      The motion passed with five votes.
Meeting Overview
Review of Meeting Documents

Agenda Items

Item 01

Subject: Second Reading and Review of Perkins V State Plan: The federal application to the United States Department of Education for funds to fulfil the requirements for the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.

Type of Action: Action, Information

Recommendation: The SBE, the CDE, and the CCCCO staff jointly recommends that the CWPJAC review and approve the Draft Federal Perkins V State Plan to go out for public comment.

Action: Approval of the Draft Federal Perkins V State Plan for public comment.

  • Vice Chair Sun moved to approve the Draft Federal Perkins V State Plan.
  • Member Rawlings seconded the motion.
    • Yes Votes: None
    • No votes: Chair Grande, Member Rawlings, Member Rucker, and Vice Chair Sun
    • Member Absent: Member Ortiz-Licon, and Member Salazar
    • Abstentions: None
    • Recusals: None
    The motion passed with four votes.

Ex-Officio Member Rattray shared that Member Salazar is in support of the Draft Federal Perkins V State Plan to move to public comment. Ex-Officio Member Rattray also voiced his support of the Draft Federal Perkins V State Plan.

Comments from Committee Members:

  • Committee members were satisfied with the changes made to the Draft Federal Perkins V State Plan since the November 7, 2019 meeting.
  • Committee members had comments for staff to consider including in the Draft Federal Perkins V State Plan when the public comments are reviewed.

Public Comment:

  • None


Public Comment

Chair Grande 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
  • Friday, January 31, 2020 from 10:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.*

Proposed List of Meeting Dates and Times for 2020:

  • Friday, March 13, 2020 from 10:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.*
  • Friday, May 8, 2020 from 10:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.*
  • Friday, July 10, 2020 from 10:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.*

*Proposed meeting dates and times may be adjusted.


Adjournment

Chair Grande adjourned the meeting at approximately 3:11 P.M.

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