Best Practices in CTE Remote Learning - Dr. Kevin Fleming
Catch more sessions like this at https://www.virtualcteconference.com/ ! Dr. Kevin Fleming, inspirational CTE advocate, distills recent studies on how to deliver CTE successfully in a remote-learning context in this exciting presentation. What should you expect to learn from this session? Here's a hint..." Augmented reality and virtual reality are coming more quickly than maybe we would have anticipated". Producer of the viral animation video “Success in the New Economy,” and author of the bestseller, “(Re)Defining the Goal,” Dr. Fleming is a passionate advocate for ensuring all students enter the labor market with a competitive advantage. After analyzing workforce needs and providing customized geospatial labor market research for the largest higher education system in the world (the California Community Colleges) he supported and advocated for over 40 career & technical education programs as a CTE Dean of Instruction for eight years. He currently advances education to transform lives and society as the Vice President of Strategic Development & Planning at Norco College (part of Riverside Community College District, California). He is also an Adjunct faculty member, Executive Vice President of Future N Focus Enterprises, and CEO of Telos Educational Services. #edtech #careereducation #cte #successintheneweconomy #virtualcteconference #paxtonpatterson #teloseducationalservices
CTE's Vital Role in Economic Recovery - Advance CTE
Catch more sessions like this at https://www.virtualcteconference.com/ ! CTE is a program that works for both learners and employers and should be a critical component of America's road to economic recovery. This webinar will discuss Advance CTE's newly released tools to make the case for CTE to policymakers and other key stakeholders and how CTE has been included in federal recovery plans. Brittany Cannady, Digital Media Associate, and Meredith Hills, Policy Associate (Advance CTE) present. -- Resources from Advance CTE's presentation can be found at careertech.org/advocate #advancecte #cte #careereducation #edtech #paxtonpatterson #virtualcteconference
Support Networks for Health Science Programs - Nancy Allen, NCHSE
Meet a friend, the National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE)—the national authority for health science education! How can NCHSE support classroom teachers? 1) Confirming Curriculum 2) Expanding Your Classroom Resources 3) Implementing Certificates 4) Integrating HOSA 5) Building Networks, and 6) Planning for Professional Development Nancy Allen, Executive Director of the National Consortium for Health Science Education highlights the above and changing trends in Health Science Education. --- To dig in deeper to HSC and the resources this organization provides, consider attending their virtual conference later this month! https://www.healthscienceconsortium.org/national-health-science-conference/ #careertech #edtech #careereducation #alliedhealth #healthscience #cte #virtualcteconference #paxtonpatterson #nchse #hsea #hosa
Perkins & Federal Funding Updates - ACTE
Join Dr. Alisha Hyslop, ACTE’s Senior Director of Public Policy, for a close look at CTE policy developments in education and workforce development programs, COVID-19 legislation, Perkins implementations, and more. Register for the live webinar to participate in Q&A, and don’t miss ACTE’s Virtual Vision Conference Nov. 30 – Dec. 4! https://www.acteonline.org/ Dr. Alisha Hyslop has spent almost 20 years working with career and technical education and is currently the Senior Director of Public Policy at the Association for Career and Technical Education. At ACTE, Alisha leads the organizations’ legislative, advocacy, research, and policy implementation efforts that cover both secondary and postsecondary policy issues, and is particularly involved in efforts related to the Carl D. Perkins CTE Act and ACTE’s High-quality CTE Initiative. #careerteched #edtech #CTE #virtualcteconference #ACTE #ACTEVision #Perkins
Relationships Matter LACOE
Watch this fascinating presentation for a historical perspective about race in education, the trusted role educators play for students and a better understanding of how implicit bias and microaggressions shape our ability to deliver effective educational programming. Presented by Dr. Gina Newton of the Los Angeles County Office of Education. #CTE #virtualcteconference #equity #allmeansall #paxtonpatterson #edtech #careertech
Launching the updated Standards for Technological and Engineering Literacy - ITEEA
Steve Barbato, CEO and Executive Director of ITEEA provides an overview of the newly released Standards for Technological and Engineering Literacy (STEL) and the role that Technology and Engineering have in STEM Education. You will be provided with a road map to unpack the STEL to promote technology and engineering education from Pre-K through 12th grade. #careerteched #CTE #ITEEA #edtech #virtualcteconference #paxtonpatterson
Talk Data to Me: How to Use Labor Market Research for Decision-Making -
Presented by: Tina Ngo-Bartel, Director of San Diego-Imperial Center of Excellence for Labor Market Research. An overview of how the San Diego-Imperial region uses research to support communities with the greatest need and identify resilient jobs during economic downturns. While the information is regional, this session demonstrates how to apply these concepts on a broader scale. Resilient jobs report: http://coeccc.net/reports/Resilient_Jobs #CTE #careerteched #careertech #education #educatingforcareers #resilientjobs #skillsgap #paxtonpatterson #virtualCTEconference
CTE Credentialing - Orange County Dept. of Ed
CTE credentialing can be confusing for a lot of people. In this session learn why you need it, where you can get it, and how you qualify for it. Other topics covered are funding factors, CALPADS codes, middle school electives and common myths about CTE credentials from Orange County Dept of Ed.
Bridging the Digital Divide - Fort Worth ISD
Addressing the needs of students struggling to access the software they need from remote and at-home devices, the Executive Director of CTE, Daphne Rickard, at Fort Worth ISD explains how she has implemented a solution that enables all students to continue their robust software-based coursework from home. #virtualdesktop #VDI #chromebook #education #CTE #virtualcteconference #paxtonpatterson
The Missing Link - Why We Need CTE in Middle Schools
You've heard of high-school dropouts, but did you know that many states have thousands of middle school students drop out each year? These students never make it to ninth grade and the problem goes largely unnoticed. Some of the best dropout-prevention is engaging students in relevant, exciting, and hands-on coursework. Explore why CTE is so crucial to student engagement and development in middle school in this data-driven session that combines studies, direct insight, and some fun videos along the way. #careerteched #CTE #virtualCTEconference #PaxtonPatterson #EarlimartSD #middleschool #juniorhigh #dropoutprevention
Inspiring Careers in Science
Learn the power of hands-on, inquiry-based science to develop CTE skills within the context of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The Merced City School District STEAM Center serves 3,300 students for a three-day experience culminating with an authentic poster session. All students are served and seen as "at-promise" to engage in a career in science. Presented by Dr. Elaine Keeley, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, & Staff Development at MCSD. -- #careerteched #edtech #careereducation #NGSS #careersinscience #furturescientists #MercedCSD #CTE #virtualCTEconference #paxtonpatterson #collegecareerready #CCR
Connecting Middle School Career Exploration to Successful College & Career Life Experiences
College and career success is accelerated for students through relevance and engagement. The 21st Career Exploration Labs at Pomona USD Middle and K-8 schools have proven to be a catalyst to student interest in pursuing their career of choice through highly engaging, project-based, and hands-on learning opportunities offered in the career modules. Dr. Enrique Medina, Director of Career Readiness, and Monique Cardenas, Career Readiness & CTE Program Administrator from Pomona Unified School District, share their district-wide approach to providing equitable access to early career exploration. #careereducation #CTE #virtualCTEconference #iamCCReady #collegecareerreadiness
Engage the Disengaged: Health Science Careers in Alternative Education
Trying to make CTE work in an Alternative Education setting? Wondering how to provide exposure to allied health careers? Takeaways include research supporting CTE for special populations and how un-scaffolded curriculum is the key to making these programs work. Get inspired by Dr. Olga Orlova, Health Science Careers Instructor at Central Coast HS in Seaside, CA
NCCER: Opportunity is Knocking - Virtually!
Struggling to keep your construction programs going strong during remote learning? Learn from Dan Belcher, Director of Workforce Development with the National Center for Construction Education and Research, about the post-COVID future of the trades and how to support students on this path.
Deschoolify - Transform your students into professionals and your campus into a workplace!
Ready to be blown away by a session filled with amazing ideas? Then watch "Deschoolify" highlighting steps the Career Technical Education Center of Salem, Oregon has taken to truly embody CTE in all aspects. From admissions processes to emulating the workplace in parent/teacher conferences to true integration with industry advisory panels- sharpen your pencil, because you'll want to take notes!
All About Advanced Manufacturing
Looking for a better understanding of what Advanced Manufacturing is, why it matters and how you can connect students to these jobs in your local labor market? Watch Ruishan Chow's inspiring international story of how she pursued this field and how your students can too!
Advocating for In-School CTE
With continued COVID setbacks and ongoing closures, student disengagement remains a threat. Educators recognize that it is particularly challenging to deliver high-quality CTE programs virtually, but is it possible to change it? Learn from California Department of Education Consultant, Geoff Belleau, and Dr. Gabe Soumakian, Retired Superintendent and owner of SupDuJour Consulting Group, on why retaining project-based learning in some capacity is important and how to advocate for it.
Avoiding the Road to Nowhere: Aligning K12 Pathways with College & Career
Join the team from WestEd as they share their work analyzing the alignment of K12 CTE programs with postsecondary career pathway programs and labor market demand and how they are using that work to inform shared secondary/postsecondary pathway strategies.
A STEMtastic Plan for Incorporating STEM from PreK-12
In this session, Becky Zalesnik, Director of Innovative Programs, for Sheldon ISD in Houston, TX, will walk you through the process they used to start a district-wide STEM program in Sheldon ISD for grades PreK-12. From resources, curriculum, partnerships, funding, PBLs, professional development and more, she will provide you with the tools and ideas needed to get started with implementing your own STEM program with both fidelity and confidence. You will leave fired up to get back to your own district and show others how to support your existing curriculum through STEM-based learning.
Self-Care Series: Exploring Relaxation & Calm
Carve a half hour of "you" time into your schedule as part of the "self-care series" of events we've built into the Virtual CTE Conference. Join us for a 30 minute session to help combat anxiety. We’ll cover several breathing techniques, explore the nature of anxiety, use a guided visualization to connect to our bodies, and will end with a creative exercise to use after the training.
Self-Care Series: CTE Trivia with Liquid Kourage
If you missed this super-fun, custom CTE-themed trivia game the first time around, give the replay a shot! Planning a socially-distanced office party? Send to your colleagues and have your team compete to see who wins! Check out more from amazing trivia host Liquid Kourage at https://www.twitch.tv/liquid_kourage
Pre-Conference Panel Sessions
Panel: Construction Trades & CTE
Explore how administrators and teachers use BuildingSkills to teach construction trades in their districts and get their students the skills and credentials they need. #virtualcteconference #cte #careerandtechnicaleducation #virtualclassroom #constructiontrades #buildingskills
Panel: College & Career Readiness & PBL
How do you teach comprehensive college and career readiness in your district? #virtualcteconference #cte #careerandtechnicaleducation #virtualclassroom #iamCCReady #collegecareerready #collegecareerreadiness #CCR #CCMR Music Info: Freedom - Atch https://soundcloud.com/atch-music Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/al-freedom
In The Classroom - Paxton/Patterson
Step into the Future with STEM at Earlimart Middle School - College & Career Ready Labs
An inside look at the College & Career Ready Labs program at Earlimart Middle School as students demonstrate STEM education. For more information, visit https://www.paxtonpatterson.com/college-career-ready-labs Video footage courtesy of: zachgreenfilms.com
High School STEM Program - Paxton/Patterson
Take an inside look at the Paxton/Patterson High School STEM program. Shelly Springer, Engineering Technology Teacher at Santa Maria High School, explains how the program prepares her students for postsecondary success. For more information, visit paxtonpatterson.com
Lake Highlands JH - College & Career Ready/STEM Lab
Students at Lake Highlands Junior High School show off their College & Career Ready/STEM Lab: R&D, Home Maintenance, Robotics, Electricity & Electronics, Flight Technology, Intro to Child Development, Alternative Energy, Design & Marketing, CAD and Structural Engineering. College & Career Ready Labs by Paxton/Patterson. For more information, visit paxtonpatterson.com