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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
Friday, September 13, 2019

Members of California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee

Members Present

State Board of Education
  • Feliza Ortiz-Licon
  • Patricia Rucker
  • Ting Sun, Vice Chair
California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, Board of Governors
  • Bill Rawlings
  • Jolena Grande, Chair
Ex-Officio Member Present
  • Kristin McGuire, Young Invincibles
Member Absent
  • Amy Costa. Board of Governors
  • 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)
  • Jeff Mrizek, Dean, WEDD
  • Matthew Roberts, Dean, WEDD
California Department of Education
  • Pradeep Kotamraju, Division Director, Career and College Transition Division (CCTD)
  • Michelle McIntosh, Education Administrator, CCTD
  • Lisa Reimers, Education Programs Consultant, Career and College Transition Division
  • Rachel Moran, Associate Governmental Program Analyst
State Board of Education
  • Patricia de Cos, Deputy Executive Director
  • Pamela Castleman, Education Programs Consultant

Please note that the complete proceedings of the September 13, 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 9:19 a.m.

Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • July 12, 2019
    • Member Rawlings moved to approve the July 12, 2019 meeting minutes.
    • Vice Chair Sun seconded the motion.
      • Yes Votes: Chair Grande, Member Rawlings, and Vice Chair Sun
      • No votes: None
      • Member Absent: Member Costa, Member Rucker
      • Abstentions: Member Ortiz-Licon
      • Recusals: None

      The motion passwed with three votes.

Meeting Overview
Purpose of Committee Meetings
Review of Meeting Documents

Agenda Items

Item 01

Subject: California Career Technical Education (CTE) Initiatives: An update on the work of implementing the Career Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG) and the K–12 Strong Workforce Program (K–12SWP) State CTE funding legislation.

Type of Action: Action, Information

Recommendation: Staff from the CDE and the CCCCO recommend that the California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee (CWPJAC) receive an update on the CTEIG program, including a discussion on the FY2019-2020 application template,  and, a review of FY17–18 data collection; an overview of the K–12SWP, including objectives, intersegmental collaboration, specifically is complementarity to CTEIG, and a description of success indicators, and it alignment to the CWPJAC guiding principles; and, an update on the review of matrix of outcome metrics.

Action: No Action Taken.

Public Comment:

  • None

Comments from the Committee:

  • Members would like to see demographic data
  • Members would like to see the K–12SWP application, and see if there could be a common application
  • Members would like to see how follow-up data is being collected
  • Members would like to see a joint survey
  • Members would like to see a better approach to collecting data
Item 02

Subject: Update and review on the development of the California State Plan for Career Technical Education (CTE), including requirements for the federal Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V).

Type of Action: Action, Information

Recommendation: The California State Plan for CTE: An update on the themes and sub-themes, the State Plan Development timeline, framing questions, steps required for building and validating the State Plan for CTE, and the alignment of the federal application for the Perkins V, thereby creating a fully Comprehensive State Plan for CTE.

Action: No Action Taken.

Public Comment:

  • Don Isbell, Santa Ana Unified School District
  • Traci Zerpoli, Tri-Cities Regional Occupational Program (ROP)
  • Cindy Prentice, San Bernardino County ROP
  • Linda Granger, Eden Area ROP
  • Mark McLoughlin, High School Inc.
  • Al Love, San Diego County Office of Education

Comments from the Committee:

  • Members would like to see all past activities on the State Plan for CTE timeline
  • Members would like staff to increase communication to the field about CWPJAC meetings and public feedback opportunities
  • Members would like time to go through the entire State Plan for CTE to provide feedback
  • Members would like to see more engagement of teachers in the development of the State Plan for CTE
  • Members would like the stakeholder group to have a deep dive into the State Plan for CTE
Item 03

Subject: The California Perkins Joint Special Populations Advisory Committee (JSPAC) empowers educators with equity and access to resources that address barriers for career technical education (CTE) students from special populations and students seeking training in non-traditional by gender career fields.

Type of Action: Information

Recommendation: None

Action: No Action Taken.

Public Comment:

  • Don Isbell, Santa Ana Unified School District

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, October 11, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.*
  • Friday, November 8, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.*
Proposed List of Meeting Dates and Times for 2020:
  • Friday, January 31, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.*
  • Friday, March 13, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.*
  • Friday, May 8, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.*
  • Friday, July 10, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.*

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


Adjournment

Chair Grande adjourned the meeting at approximately 2:06 p.m.

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