Monday, April 8, 2013

Employers and Industry Invited to SF ICT Pathways Stakeholder Summit

San Francisco ICT Pathways Project

Stakeholder Summit

April 12, 2013

The Mid-Pacific ICT Center (MPICT) and the CCC ICT Collaborative, along with our partners, Boston-area Advanced Technological Education Connections (BATEC), San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), San Francisco Office of Workforce and Economic Development (OEWD), Bay Area Vido Coalition (BAVC), and WestEd, invite your to attend the third stakeholder summit for the San Francisco Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Pathways Project on April 12, 2013.  

The San Francisco ICT Pathways Project is completing the first year of its three-year effort to define, promote and facilitate a collaborative approach to filling the ICT workforce development pipeline in the San Francisco/Bay Area. With just two years left on the grant from BATEC, we're excited to report on the achievement of significant milestones and the development of mutually beneficial partnerships with the partners listed above that promise to sustain the outcomes and work in progress. Now is the time to vet our findings, outcomes, and plans for the next two years with our business advisory. Your assessment and feedback provides essential guidance and your participation will be extremely valuable.   

The objectives of this meeting are to
  • Update stakeholders on project progress and outcomes
  • Share how a SF ICT workforce ecosystem is forming
  • Share 2013-2014 plans and get feedback
  • Provide the opportunity for active working groups to convene and continue their work
Please RSVP to Olivia Herriford at 
Following are the details and logistics:

  • SFUSD High School Faculty and Administrators in Computer Science, Networking, Digital Media, and related programs
  • City College of San Francisco Faculty and Administrators in the CS, CNIT, Multimedia, Business Technologies and Broadcasting
  • Interested local government and community based organizations
  • Business industry and employer advisors
  • (Please forward this email or let us know others we should invite)

When and Where:
  • Friday, April 12th, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
City College of San Francisco Ocean campus
9am-12pm Multi-Use Building Room 251
12:00-3:00pm Pierre Coste Room (including lunch)

The project will cover substitute teachers for SFUSD faculty. Maps and parking permits will be sent to confirmed attendees the week of April 8th. Here's the draft agenda:

      I.   WELCOME, Coffee and networking (9:00-9:15)
     II.   Project Update (9:15 - 9:45)
    1. Recap of goals
    2. Report on progress, accomplishments
    III.   The Emerging Ecosystem (9:45 - 10:45)
    1. OEWD/TechSF > CCSF and BAVC
    2. BAVC > CCSF and OEWD/TechSF
    3. MPICT > OEWD/TechSF, BAVC, SamaUSA
   IV.    Break (10:45 - 11:00)
    V.    Pathways to ICT Education and Careers in Other Communities (11:00 - 12:00)
    1. BATEC: Progress in Chicago and Las Vegas
    2. CDE: Progress with similar collaborations in Sacramento and Orange County
   VI.         Lunch (12:00 - 1:00)

Guest Speaker: Tammy Hagans BAVC Digital Pathways Graduate

  VII.    What's ahead (1:00 - 1:15)
    1. 2013-2014 Priorities and Projects
 VIII.    Breakouts to project working groups (1:15 - 2:30)
    1. CS Curriculum Articulation
    2. Broadcasting summer class
    3. MS Business Apps summer class
    4. Graphics 25 summer class
   IX.         Return to full group for report out (2:30 - 3:00)

Thanks and we look forward to your participation!

Olivia Herriford
Associate Director
Mid-Pacific ICT Center

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