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CCASN Presentations at the California Career Technical Education Conference

November 15 – 17, 2017
Omni Rancho Las Palmas, Rancho Mirage, CA

Breakout Session I
Thursday, November 16, 2017
10: 00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Fiesta Ballroom 7

Using the National Career Academy Curriculum Database for Curriculum Development

This session introduces a free searchable database of lessons, units, interdisciplinary projects specifically for CTE and academic teacher teams in career pathways. Participants will learn to access and use these resources to plan, implement and access integrated and project-based-learning aligned with new state standards.

Presenter:
Sasha Kirkman, Consultant, College and Career Academy Support Network, UC Berkeley

Breakout Session II
Thursday, November 16, 2017
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Las Palmas Ballroom A

Building the Pathway Teacher Workforce Amidst the Teacher Shortage Crisis

Learn about new strategies in credentialing and teacher preparation to increase the number of teachers satisfying CTE and Single Subject credential requirements, and ameliorate the teacher shortage. Pathway Teacher Workforce Network participants collaborate to learn from each other, strategize, and affect policy to create a 21st century pathway teacher workforce.

Presenters:
Annie Johnston, Coordinator of Public Programs, College & Career Academy Support Network, (CCASN), UC Berkeley

Jillian Johnson-Sharp, Director, CTE Partnership (CTEp), Orange County Department of Education

Cheryl Ney, Dean, Charter College of Education, CSU Los Angeles

Maryanne Friend, CTE Advisor, Teachers College of San Joaquin, San Joaquin County Office of Education

Breakout Session III
Thursday, November 16,2017 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Fiesta Ballroom 6

Signature Elements of a CTE Course: CTE and A-G

What are the elements of high quality CTE courses and course descriptions? What are the best practice strategies for developing CTE course descriptions for a-g approval? This session explores the signature elements of a great CTE course and provides practical strategies for developing CTE course descriptions for a-g approval.

Presenter:
Patricia Clark, Director for Learning and Teaching, College and Career Academy Support Network (CCASN), UC Berkeley

Breakout Session IV
Friday, November 17, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Shifting Roles in Secondary Schools to Support Robust Career Pathways

Take a deep dive into a framework delineating the new secondary work roles and responsibilities that support robust pathway development. In role-alike teams, district and site leaders, pathway teachers, counselors and staff will explore five key areas. Program of Study Development infrastructure. , Curricular Alignment, Student Support, Industry Engagement, and Professional Development.

Presenters:
Annie Johnston, Coordinator of Public Programs, College and Career Academy Support Network, UC Berkeley

Gina Fortino Dickson, Director, Northern California Career Pathway Alliance

Health S. Fontanilla, Ed>D., Administrator, College Now Program @ DVC, Carer Pathways & Linked Learning, Mount Diablo Unified School District

Rebecca Lacocque, Director of East Bay Career Pathways, Peralta Community College District

Janine Kaiser, North-East Bay Regional Technical Assistant Provider, K-14 Pathways, California Community College Chancellor’s Office

Breakout Session V
Friday, November 17, 2017
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Fiesta Ballroom 3

CCASN's Teacher Leadership Guide: New Tools for Pathway Leaders

Explore challenges and opportunities for teacher leadership development as pathways expand and improve. Pathway coaches will introduce tools and resources to engage site leadership, pathway teams, postsecondary and industry partners in new ways of working. Try out newly developed data conference planning and pathway walkthrough formative assessment tools.

Presenters:
Sasha Kirkman, Consultant, College & Career Academy Support Network, UC Berkeley

Tiffany Holiday, Coach, College and Career Pathways, Oakland Unified School District

Anya Gurholt, Coach, College and Career Pathways, Oakland Unified School District