PERALTA ECONOMIC & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Update to the District Education Committee September 19, 2014 Dr. Karen Engel Interim Director of Economic & Workforce Development Career Pathways Trust Website: https://web.peralta.edu/ccpt/ Consortium Director on board: Rebecca Lacocque, [email protected] Work Plan adopted by Consortium leadership Campus “champions” identified by CTE Deans & Presidents CTE Deans on Consortium Working Group Work begins October 2! Strong Pathways: College & Career Success Health & Biosciences Assessment, Placement & Remediation Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing ICT & Digital Media Inter-segmental Student Supports Public Service & Law Dual & Concurrent Enrollment practices Industry Engagement Intermediary Platform Data sharing platform: CalPass PLUS Pathway Development PATHWAY ACTION TEAMS: Align curriculum Integrate inter-disciplinary career-themed course Develop age-appropriate work-based learning (WBL) sequences Agree on capstone courses with WBL component Identify dual & concurrent enrollment opportunities Build on-going Professional Learning Communities for pathway faculty & counselors (meet yearly) Pathway Action Teams: 4 all-day sessions October 2 December 4 2014-15 February 5 May 7 Successful Transitions: 3 Teams Assessment, Placement & Remediation Inter-segmental Student Supports Dual & Concurrent Enrollment practices • Math & English faculty work with college counselors • Evaluate & coordinate assessment tools • Review & improve placement practices • Develop new strategies for remediation (eg, contextualization, acceleration, summer bridge • HS & college counselors with pathway faculty (& CBOs) • Early outreach and exposure to college program options • Shared on-line ed. Plans • Shared student data • Review use of 12th grade and ensure effective “hand off” • Administrators and faculty review existing practices • Work with Pathway Action Teams to improve practices • Adopt CATEMA as a shared on-line system for maintaining articulation agreements • CCCLLI 2.0 as pilot Career Connections (Workforce Intermediary) Create “Career Centers” at the Colleges (Peralta) Develop consistent definitions of work-based learning with industry Align industry advisory councils as possible Coordinate “asks” of business partners via a highfunctioning intermediary platform Involve Chambers, WIBs and other business groups to assist in sub-regional relationship building Align with Launchpath and build other necessary infrastructure for scaling WBL and increasing job placements and success AB 86 Adult Education Faculty Co-Chairs leading the work with their K-12 counterparts First report (of 3) – “Gap Analysis” - submitted and accepted by CCCCO on July 31. Next report – “Strategies to Address Gaps and Deliver and Align Services” – due October 31. September 18th meeting at Merritt College to identify priorities and refine strategies Members’ Cabinet (Chancellor, College Presidents, and Superintendents meet October 9th. Information at: www.nacrcae.com Peralta AB 86 Co-Chairs Lisa Cook, Laney College, Co-Chair of the ESL Program Area Group Myron Franklin, Laney College, Co-Chair of the CTE/Apprenticeship Program Area Group Ron Nelson, Merritt College, Co-Chair of the Services for Adults with Disabilities Program Area Group Cleavon Smith, Berkeley City College. Co-Chair, Basic Skills Program Area Group CTE Committee Top Priorities Rebuild our capacity to help CTE students get jobs. Improve budget transparency and management. See memo Proposal to organize trainings (with purchasing) as well as an on-line “Handbook” Improve human resource processes for CTE. Improve procurement/purchasing processes for CTE. CTE Data. Access to information. The Committee would like to see greater access to information about grants, grant deadlines, grant reporting requirements.