Monday Session 3

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Monday, March 1

Presentation Room Presentation Category Capacity Presentation Description Presenter/s
Student Tech Support Leadership and Help Desk
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors 60 If your school has computers but not enough technical support personnel, consider the nonprofit MOUSE Squad of California (MSCA) Student Tech Leadership program! Hear from participating students how they use an online curriculum, hands on activities, and a help desk to provide tech support and leadership at California schools. Jan Half
Juanita Croft
Sharian Lott
A "Touch" of Technology- Incorporating iTouch Into Program Curriculum
Garden 1
California Partnership Academy 90 This presentation will outline the incorporation of Apple's iTouch into our academy curriculum including setting up a wireless network, creating user agreements and contracts, troubleshooting applications , utilizing existing district programs, and the successes and failures associated with this process. We will also include examples of student work. Brandon Miles
Alexis Greenlee
John Ahern
Health Internships 8+ Ways - San Diego's Regional Allied Health and Science Initiative
Garden 2
Health Careers 90 San Diego's SB70 CTE Community Collaborative known as "Regional Allied Health and Science Initiative" is placing high school students annually in the majority of health provider systems around the county. At least 8 intern program models and an “A-Z” toolkit will be referenced. The presentation will also discuss science as an integral component to success. Janet Hoff Kneier
Heather Peterson
Introducing Four Energy Courses with Free Curriculum and Website Resources
Garden 3
California Partnership Academy 150 This session will introduce four courses in energy, provide information on accessing this free curriculum developed specifically for California Partnership Academies, and demonstrate the many resources available on the 4-Energy website. The four courses are: Introduction to Energy, Energy Auditor, Green Building, and Introduction to Alternative Fuels. Peter Davis
David Esmaili
TEEN CERT - An Emergency Responder Community Service, Integrated, Thematic Program
Garden 4
California Partnership Academy 120 Teen CERT is a program developed by Eastern Michigan University to prepare teens as emergency responders in their community. Students who are interested in ALL aspects of Public Safety find relevance in this program. Community service is integrated into the program giving students exposure to a variety of special populations. Linda Greer

Here Today, Here Tomorrow: Why Discipline Problems Don’t Go Away and What To Do About Them
Assessment and Accountability 77 Valuable instructional and learning time is lost each day while teachers deal with minor misbehavior. Learn strategies for effective classroom management that will end the student-teacher power struggles, improve academic performance, and greatly reduce the need for discipline referrals. Discover ways to create and maintain a positive and productive classroom. Marianne Cartan

Project Lead the Way: A Proven, Standards-based Curricular Program for Engineering and Biomedical Career Pathways
Grand Ballroom B
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors 90 Project Lead the Way offers standards-based curriculum and rigorous professional development to middle schools and high schools. Partnerships are created between middle schools, high schools, post-secondary institutions and industry to offer a seamless educational pathway for students interested in engineering and biomedical careers. Students taking Project Lead the Way courses will demonstrate their work and representives from a number of institutions will present their experience with the program. Dr. Duane Crum
Dr. Bruce Westermo
Rendee Dore
Programs of Study for Home Economics Careers and Technology Education
Grand Ballroom C
Programs of Study 100 Implementing "programs of study" involves establishing connections with community and four year colleges for a seamless transition to the next level of education. To make this seamless transition, your students must possess the skills and be ready for enrollment in the next higher level of education. In this session you will hear about a child development and education program established at Folsom High School in the Sacramento area, that was designed to meet the Perkins program of study criteria. Students in this program develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge to make it easy to enter a program to continue their education at a two or four year college. Please join us for an exciting session. Patricia Peck

Biotechnology In Every School
Grand Ballroom D
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors 100 This workshop is for schools seeking to incorporate an innovative science program that will increase students' interest and skills in science. Participants will learn how two teachers have implemented a four-year, hands-on biotechnology program in their high school. Tina Doss
Dan Raffa
P2HC (Pathways to Health Careers)
Grand Ballroom E
K-8 Models 90 For 7th and 8th grade, P2HC is an opportunity for career exploration. Learn about the process of subject matter alignment, CTE standard alignment and the middle school program that will pave the way to embracing success in health careers. Dr. Sheri Coburn
Robin Orr
Putting All the Pieces Together to Improve Student Achievement
Grand Ballroom F
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors 100 Want results? You’ll need to put all the pieces together to make it happen! Career Pathways/Industry Sectors, Program of Study, Standards-based Curriculum, Curriculum Integration, Employer Involvement, Work-based Learning, Secondary –Postsecondary Connection, Assessment and Accountability have to all come together. Learn how ConnectEd’s pathways approach does just that! Rob Atterbury
Ronald Piña
Tools for Change: Using Data & The JSPAC to Create Lasting Change for Students from Special Populations & Career Technical Education
Grand Ballroom G
Assessment and Accountability 100 Join us for this fast-paced session to learn about tools designed to assist you in making Career and Technical Education (CTE) students from special populations more successful and help you meet the requirements of Perkins IV ! 1) Explore the data used by your systems and how to use it to plan programs for CTE students from Special Populations 2) Discover the value of and need for Nontraditional education and ways to assist students in making logical choices that provide a self-sufficiency wage for themselves and their families 3) Improve CTE programs and services for students. Learn about tools to serve students from Special Populations a) NAPE 5-Step Process for Program Improvement b) c) Take the Road Less Traveled II: Educators Toolkit to Prepare Students for Nontraditional Careers d) NonTrad 101 and NonTrad102 e) And others from CA across the USA Elizabeth Wallner

Help CTE Online, Help You!
Harbor Room
Standards-Based Curriculum 120 CTE Online has newly developed resources and tools to connect your leaders, educators, and curriculum with CTE standards and highlight your programs of study. We are poised to input all your course outlines and come work with your staff to get them aligned with CTE standards and academic skills. Brian Ausland
Paul Watters
California Successful Practices Network Showcase
Imperial Room
Assessment and Accountability 90 California high schools chosen to participate in a five-year initiative will share their successful practices, strategies, and resources. The High School Initiative was developed by the Successful Practices Network in partnership with the International Center for Leadership in Education and the Council of Chief State School Officers with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Teams from: Galileo Academy of Science and Technology, Rowland High School, Windsor High School Joyce McLean

Career Technical Education Teacher Training Program
Assessment and Accountability 80 This workshop will introduce the CTE teacher training program. This project, funded by the Governor's Career Technical Education initiative (SB70) will design and implement a professional development program to support new teachers transitioning from industry to the teaching profession. In an educational climate that documents qualified teachers leaving the classroom in droves, this project is designed to increase teacher retention, improve instruction and teacher effectiveness through a system of on-going support. Opportunities to participate in the first pilot of the project will also be presented. Carol Tsushima
Becky Sharp
Identifying and Supporting Special Populations Using Interdisciplinary Strategies
Standards-Based Curriculum 120 Special population students’ interests in academic classes can be enhanced by using career technical education standards and workforce preparation expectations. CTE interdisciplinary strategies can have positive outcomes including increased academic performance, retention in school, and graduation. This session provides an opportunity to explore strategies to increase student academic performance through the integration of academics and CTE. Mimi Lufkin

California CTE Course of Study Rollout
Regal Room
Standards-Based Curriculum 90 The CCSESA CTE committee created the new version of the CTE Course of Study for creating a standards-aligned CTE system. This guide is organized around the "Eleven Elements of a High-Quality CTE sytem" identified in the 2008-2012 California State plan for CTE and the "Nine Essential Program Components" providing a roadmap that will assist instructional leaders as they ensure CTE courses are aligned to the Career Pathway and Foudation Standards. Participants will gain an understanding of the role of the instructional leader and the available materials to assist in writing the school/district CTE plan or standards-aligned CTE curriculum. participants will receive templates for creating CTE plans and professional devlopment materials for training their CTE teams Dr. Ronda L. Adams
Pamela Good
Janet Harden
If You Build It, They Will Come: Ideas for Creating and Celebrating Success
Salon I – North Tower
California Partnership Academy 80 Audience members will have the opportunity to learn from the presenters and each other about creating and celebrating the successes of their Academies. Topics will include recognition of student and teacher contributions, connecting of career ladders, academic support, peer support, advisories, and support from community and post-secondary partners. Ian McFadyen
Roger Adams
Teaching Leadership in CTE Classes with or without CTSOs
Salon II – North Tower
Curriculum Integration 80 The State CTE Plan calls for CTE programs to “provide for the development of student leadership skills through an established career technical student organization (CTSO or an alternate strategy.” This workshop will look at concepts that will develop leaders in your program and community, as well as explore the benefits of CTSOs. The process for obtaining a charter with a state-recognized CTSO will be reviewed. Attendees will receive an officer training manual for organizing student leaders and training officer teams. Charles Parker

Perkins Office and the GENUIS BAR: Career Pathway and Industry Sector Leads
Salon III – North Tower
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors 50 When CDE Perkins consultants are not presenting workshops, they will be available to meet with local Perkins coordinators to answer district and site specific questions and to provide technical assistance. The Industry Sector Leads will provide sector and program specific resources and strategies to the many workshop attendees including CPAs, SB 70 Community Collaboratives, ROCPs, school districts, county offices of education, etc. through each of the specific career pathway and industry sector strands offered. Perkins and 15 Industry Sector Education Consultants

Firefighting - Training of Jobs in California and Across the County
Salon IV – North Tower
Secondary-Postsecondary Connection 50 Show how CalFire, ROP and Community College collaborate resources to provide state-of-the-art fire training to secondary and post secondary students and ready them for entry level seasonal employment and entry to further training through the fire academy. Kim Greene
Kent Cunningham
Authentic Assessment - Successful Math Portfolio Program and Innovative Assessment Protocol
Salon V – North Tower
California Partnership Academy 70 Community Partnerships Academy engages our diverse learners in the Interactive Math Program, a project-based math curriculum that has more than doubled our UC/CSU-eligible students in math. The Arts and Humanities Academy uses Studio Habits of Mind to identify traits of successful artists and apply them to instruction and assessment. The Arts and Humanities Academy (AHA) uses the Studio Habits of Mind in an innovative protocol for sharing student work and assessing student learning. They identify traits of successful artists and apply the key components of their success to various academic disciplines to increase both differentiation of instruction and arts integration across the curriculum. Annie Johnston
Ray Cagan
Matt Bremer
The Power of Mentorship
Salon VI – North Tower
California Partnership Academy 70 Young people benefit tremendously from interaction with adults; especially when these interactions are structured and focused. Professionals in any field have both knowledge and wisdom to share with syoung apprentices. This presentation will illustrate practical steps to creating a mentorship program that is structured and produces clear and measurable outcomes. Haydee Rodriguez

Putting the Partner in Partnership
Salon VII – North Tower
California Partnership Academy 70 Beginning in 1998, The Taft Oil-Technology Academy has been able to obtain an impressive number of Business Partners and Steering Committee support, and continues to do so. This discussion will include how we solicited our Business Partners and Steering Committee members, and how we work to maintain this support. Rick Woodson
Nancy Dyer
Michael McCormick
"Fun with Science Night" - Community Outreach for Academy Students
Salon VIII – North Tower
California Partnership Academy 70 Our academy students create an annual "Fun With Science Night" where 18 tables display different science activities. The students set up the kits for the tables, distribute and advertise the event, manage the tables, serve as information centers, and promote the Academy. It is one of our most special events. Carol Schutt
Dave Menshew
Collaborating Grants - Maximizing Efforts
Secondary-Postsecondary Connection 60 Symbiotic relationships blossom when grant coordinators collaborate on activities to maximize efforts, resources, and outcomes. This workshop highlights a model utilizing an effective team approach to stretch dollars, expand objectives, and eliminate duplication. Three college CTE grant coordinators define their individual missions and find ways to support each other by applying each other’s strengths, building relationships, and becoming a synergetic support system for each other, the college and the community. Stephanie Robb
Marna Lombardi
LeeAnne DelRio
Curriculum Integration that Works! Geometry in Construction, Algebra 2 in Automotive Systems, and Math in Cosmetology: PART 2
Terrace A & B
Curriculum Integration 80 As recognized by Cal State LA and the Vertical STEM Teacher Alliance, Part 2 will focus on specific hands on activities from each respective program as examples of best practices. Additionally, participants will be introduced to preliminary action planning for HOW to replicate similar programs to generate similar success. Scott Burke
Tom Moore
Facilitating Better Group Work for Successful Integrated Projects
Terrace C & D
Curriculum Integration 80 Effective student teams are a key to success in project-based learning. However, too often projects do not succeed because students fail to work effectively in groups. How can teachers create effective groups and help students develop group-work skills? This session draws from research and the experiences of practitioners to answer these questions. In the applied-learning part of the session, attendees participate in a team-building experience and tie their experiences to implications for classroom practice. Paula M. (Penni) Hudis
Pier Sun Ho
Make Their Heads Hurt!
Terrace E & F
Curriculum Integration 80 Ever finish a day of teaching with nothing left but a headache? Want to engage your students in a positive manner to increase their buy in and participation. Join us as we model and introduce new ways to pump up your students and put the learning in their court. With your kids wanting to learn, you will be a happier more productive teacher without a headache at the end of the day!!!! Jake Dunn
Krista Vannest
The Real Game California 2.1: Follow Your Heart to the Digital Age
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors 80 The Real Game California 2.1 is the digital version of the popular career development game used by many middle school and high school students throughout California. In this updated edition students can either use an interactive online game format or an offline format to experience adult life and work roles. Through this role playing process students learn career self-management skills including: Access Your Allies, and Follow Your Heart. Christina Rogers