PPTX - AB 86

Report
AB 86: Adult Education
Webinar Series
http://ab86.cccco.edu
11-21-2014
Agenda for Today’s Webinar
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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
WIOA Highlights
WIA to WIOA – Changes
WIOA & Adult Education
SB173 – the Bill
SB173 - requirements
Accountability
Fees
Reporting
Student Identifier
Instructors
Next Steps
Questions??
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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
• WIOA is bipartisan legislation that will improve
our nation's workforce development system
and help put Americans back to work. Now
more than ever, effective education and
workforce development opportunities are
critical to a stronger middle class.
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WIOA Highlights
• Aligns Federal Investments to Support Job Seekers
and Employers.
• Strengthens the Governing Bodies that Establish
State, Regional and Local Workforce Investment
Priorities.
• Helps Employers Find Workers with the Necessary
Skills.
• Aligns Goals and Increases Accountability and
Information for Job Seekers and the Public.
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WIOA Highlights (cont.)
• Fosters Regional Collaboration to Meet the
Needs of Regional Economies.
• Targets Workforce Services to Better Serve Job
Seekers.
• Improves Services to Individuals with
Disabilities.
• Supports Access to Services.
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WIA to WIOA - Changes
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Applies one set of accountability metrics.
Reduces required members on state & local boards.
Strengthens alignment between LMI and economic development.
Eliminates the sequence of service and merges core & intensive
activities.
Increases the ability to use OJT, customized training, and
incumbent worker training.
Emphasizes implementing industry partnerships & career
pathway strategies.
Sets higher employment expectations for individuals with
disabilities.
Provides youth with disabilities the services & support necessary
to be successful.
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WIOA & Adult Education
• Strengthens the connection between adult
education, postsecondary education, and the
workforce.
• Improves services to English language leaners.
• Requires evaluations and additional research
on adult education activities.
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SB 173 - Liu
• Approved by Governor Brown,
September 25, 2014.
• Requires joint coordination and
recommendations from California Department
of Education and the Chancellor of the
California Community Colleges.
• Will be included in the March 1, 2015 AB86
Report to the Legislature.
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SB 173 - Language
• Existing law (AB 86) requires the Chancellor of the
California Community Colleges and the State
Department of Education to jointly provide 2-year
planning and implementation grants to regional
consortia of community college districts and school
districts for the development of regional plans for adult
education.
• Existing law requires the chancellor and the
department to submit a joint report relating to this
adult education consortium program to the Legislature
and the Governor on or before March 1, 2015.
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The CDE and the CCCCO are required…
• to jointly develop and issue assessment policy
recommendations regarding assessments to be
used by school districts and community college
districts for purposes of placement in adult
education courses.
• to jointly develop and issue policy
recommendations to the Legislature regarding a
comprehensive accountability system for adult
education courses offered by school districts and
community college districts in accordance with
prescribed requirements.
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The CDE and CCCCO are required
• To develop recommendations for all adult educationfunded providers for assessment, evaluation, and
data collection to document participant outcomes
and placement, and other measures they deem
appropriate.
• Accountability measures may include receipt of a
secondary school diploma or its recognized
equivalent, placement in a postsecondary
educational institution, training, and employment.
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More requirements…..
• To coordinate and issue recommendations,
including recommendations as to whether or
not fees should be assessed,
• Issue fee policy guidelines to be used by school
districts and community college districts
regarding the authority to charge fees for
courses offered pursuant to the adult education
consortium program.
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SB 173 Requires the CCCCO
• to annually report on the number and types of
courses being taught and the number of students
being served with funding provided to the adult
education consortia.
• to annually report on the number and types of
noncredit courses being taught and the number
of students being served with funding provided to
the community colleges for noncredit
• to identify any deficits in course offerings based
upon levels, types, and needs for adult education
programs identified in adult education consortium
plans.
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Accountability System
• All funded programs shall be required to
annually submit demographic and other
student-level outcome information to the
department or the chancellor’s office, as
appropriate.
• It is the intent of the Legislature to evaluate
the guidelines for the accountability system
established pursuant to Sections 52524 and
78402 of the Education Code.
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Fees
• Recommendations, including recommendations as to
whether or not fees should be assessed, and fee policy
guidelines to be used by school districts and community
college districts regarding the authority to charge fees
for courses offered pursuant to Section 84830. With
respect to these recommendations and guidelines, it is
the intent of the Legislature that:
– (A) Registration and course fees should be
equivalent across all programs.
– (B) Fees should not generate income beyond the
cost of providing the courses.
– (C) Fees should not create a barrier to student
access to adult education programs.
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Student Identifier
The CDE and CCCCO must issue
recommendations and policy guidelines
regarding the use of a single student identifier
to be used by school districts and community
college districts for purposes of developing a
comprehensive accountability system pursuant
to the requirements of Section 84830.
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Instructors
The Commission on Teacher Credentialing and
the Academic Senate for California Community
Colleges to jointly develop and submit
recommendations to specified policy and fiscal
committees of the Legislature for modifying or
establishing reciprocity standards for instructors
of adult education courses by July 1, 2016.
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Next Steps
• Recommendations will be part of March
Report to the Legislature.
• Work is underway by CDE, CCCCO, Experts,
and expanded Work Group
• SB 173 Bill Text and Analysis
http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavCli
ent.xhtml?bill_id=201320140SB173
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