AB 86: Adult Education Consortia Planning

Report
AB 86: Adult Education
Consortia Planning 2013-2015
11-1-13
Debra Jones, Ed.D.
[email protected]
$25 Million Statewide for 2 Year Planning
AB 86, Section 76, Article 3
• The CC Chancellor and CDE Superintendent will jointly provide 2-year planning
and implementation grants to regional consortia of community college districts
and school districts for the purpose of developing regional plans to better serve
the educational needs of adults.
• Consortium shall consist of:
– School district – required.
– Community college district – required.
• Consortia may include other adult education providers.
• Consortium determines fiscal agent.
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Regional Consortia Grant Funds
• The consortia will use funding to develop regional plans for
adult education in:
– Elementary and basic skills; classes required for HSD or
equivalency certificate;
– Classes for immigrants: ESL, citizenship, and
workforce preparation;
– Programs for adults with disabilities;
– Short term CTE programs with high
employment potential; and
– Programs for apprentices.
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Components of Regional Consortia Plans
A Regional Consortia Plan must include:
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Evaluation of existing AE programs.
Evaluation of AE needs.
Plans to integrate programs.
Plans to address the gaps.
Plans to accelerate a student’s progress.
Plans to collaborate on provision of professional development.
Plans to leverage existing regional structures.
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Looking Forward
• Reports to be submitted to the legislature by the CC
Chancellor and CDE Superintendent:
– March, 2014:
• Status of developing regional consortia.
• Status and allocation of grant awards.
– March, 2015:
• Status of plans developed by regional consortia.
• Recommendations for additional improvements.
• Intent of Legislature is to work toward:
• Developing common policies on fees and funding structures.
• Providing additional funding in 2015-16.
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AB 86 Planning Structure
• Six member Cabinet appointed by Chancellor
Harris and Superintendent Torlakson
• Twelve member Work Group
– 4 K-12 adult education field representatives
– 4 Community College field representatives
– 2 CDE system office representatives
– 2 Community College system office field
representatives
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Current Work
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Website - http://ab86.cccco.edu
Survey of Interest
Stakeholder Sounding Board
Expert Panel
State Reports
FAQs on website
RFA to be released in December
RFA will not be competitive
Weekly Webinar Series – Fridays at noon
Town Hall Meetings – October 28th, 29th, 30ieth, and 31st
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Town Hall Meetings
Southern California Meeting
Monday, October 28, 2013
Hacienda La Puente Adult Education
14101 E Nelson Ave
La Puente, CA 91746
Central Valley Meeting
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
State Center CCD
390 W. Fir Avenue
Clovis, CA 93611
Bay Area Meeting
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Mc Clymonds Educational Complex
2607 Myrtle Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Northern California Meeting
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Butte Community College
3536 Butte Campus Drive,
Oroville, CA 95965
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Questions for Town Hall Participants
• How do you envision the makeup of your consortium in this
area?
• What are some of the specific challenges with collaborating
for the development of a regional consortia?
• This is a non competitive grant process. What are your
suggestions on how these planning funds could be
distributed?
• AB86 provides an opportunity to re-envision, rethink, and
reshape the service delivery model for adult education. How
do you believe adult learners can be better served as a result
of the development of local consortia?
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Questions for CIOs
• What are the implications of “consortia” for
your work?
• What are the exemplars, those best practices,
that should be considered by consortia to
“accelerate a student’s progress”?
• What would it mean to “collaborate in the
provision of ongoing professional
development opportunities for faculty” to
improve student outcomes?
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How Do I Get Involved?
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Weekly Webinar Series
Stakeholder Sounding Board
Sign up for More on AB 86 eNewsletter
Email feedback/questions – [email protected]
Refer to the Website – http://ab86.cccco.edu
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Questions, Ideas, and Comments
• [email protected]
• http://ab86.cccco.edu
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