Thursday, June 5, 2014

CCC JSPAC Special Populations Conference

Promoting Equity & Student Success Through Career Technical Education

CA Perkins 
Nontraditional & Special Populations 
(JSPAC) Conference 
Dec 2-3, 2014

Request for Proposal (RFP) available now at:
Conference Registration opens August 4th

Conference Information

Who:  Educators, administrators, and program coordinators from CTE and core subjects; Student and Social Service providers; Counselors; SB70 and WIA Coordinators; ESL, DSPS, Financial Aid, Care/EOPS and Nontraditional Program Coordinators, STEM /STEAM coordinators and supporters!

Top Three Reasons To Attend:
1.   Perkins IV requires all local educational agencies who receive Perkins funds to participate in professional development!
2.   Educators who participate in meaningful professional development and networking activities are more successful as well as happier in their careers.
3.   Students facing barriers who receive social, financial, and academic support are more successful in school and careers!

When:           December 2-3, 2014
§ December 2nd -- 10:00 am – Opening Keynotes
§ December 2nd -- 5:00 pm – Networking session
§ December 3rd – Noon – 1:30 pm – Closing Keynote Panel
§ December 1st – Optional Preconference Intensives** -- 1– 4 pm
·      Special Populations 101
·      Resources to Support College and Career Readiness (as well as recruit, retain, & build awareness about CTE, Students from Special Populations, & college attendance)
·      CTE Common Core & other changes, challenges, & opportunities in K-14!

Where:     Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza, 300 J Street, Sacramento, CA  95814

Cost:   $200 for the first registrant, $150 for the second and the third person is FREE. (Discount applies for members of the same team).
             Pre-conference is $25 per person.

Keynote Sessions**
·         The Impact of low Socio-economics on students and what we can do!
·         Foster and Adoptive Students
·         Employment Projects and Nontraditional STEM student success panel
·         Veterans as Students

Breakout Sessions**
Nontraditional Employment for Women programs; STEAM project; Everfi; Undocumented Students; E-Seminars and other JSPAC tools; Improving Counseling for CTE; Launch Board; Counselors in Classrooms; Efforts to overcome the barrier of low SES; YOUR PROGRAM?, and More

*     Special Populations = Students who are: Disabled, Displaced Homemakers, English Language Learners, Economically Disadvantaged, Single Parents, or preparing for a career that is Nontraditional (<25% of their gender in the occupation I.E. females in welding or males in childcare).
**  Subject to change and adequate registration
Discounted registration fees for teams of 2 or more!
Registration Opens August 4th

Request for Proposal (RFP) available now at:
Due by September 21, 2014

Tammy Montgomery
JSPAC Program Coordinator
GCCCD Auxiliary
916-900-8288 phone
916-900-8289 fax

Promoting Equity and Student Success through CTE

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