Wednesday, August 14, 2013

CCC JSPAC Conference - December 3-4, 2013

Promoting Equity & Student Success Through Career Technical Education

CA Perkins 
Nontraditional & Special Populations 
(JSPAC) Conference 2013

How Do I… …Special Populations?

Focus:  Learn strategies to ensure students from Special Populations, including those that are nontraditional (by gender), succeed in school & in the changing workforce. Join us as we explore ways to increase student and program success & completion!

When:  Dec 3, 2013 (10AM) — Dec 4, 2013General Conference
            Dec 2, 2012, 1-4 PM, 3-hour Pre-Conference Intensives
Where:  Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento, CA (to make a reservation, click here)
Who:  K-12, adult & community college administrators, deans, faculty, counselors, program coordinators, student service coordinators, NGO directors/staff, business partners, SB70 Directors, WIB Directors, ELL/ESL Practitioners, DSPS educators, etc.
Teams from schools, districts, or collaboratives encouraged to attend. Team registration discounts available! Every 3rd attendee from the same team is FREE!
Discounted registration fees for teams of 2 or more!

Why:  Improve Your Perkins Core Indicators, Better Serve Your Students, Improve Your CTE Programs, Network, Participate in Legislatively Mandated Professional Development, and Share Your Knowledge. Join us to learn strategies to make this happen! 

Keynote Speakers: Michael C. Poindexter, Gina Lujan, and Chris Roe
Pre-Conference (Dec 2nd):

1.    How to Develop Effective Advocacy and Activism at the Local, State, and Federal Level for Special Populations

2.    How to Affect and Create for Your Students from Special Populations 101

3.    How to Understand & Implement Policy, Practice, & the Nexus of Perkins, WIA, Common Core Standards, and the Blue Print, etc.

Sessions (Dec 3-4th)*How To: Serve Veterans in Your CTE Classroom; Help Single Parents; Understand and Recruit into STEM Careers; Teach Self-Advocacy; Reach ESL Students; Find and Apply for Grants; Perkins and Other Legislation; Use Micro-messages Effectively in your CTE Classroom; Advocate for CTE and Your Students; Incorporate Green Careers into your CTE Program; Help Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Students Find Their Way; Understand and Avoid Bias, Stereotype Threat; and Other Internal Barriers; Host a STE Summer Camp; and your Program?

REGISTRATION and Call for Proposal (CFP) available now at:

Tammy Montgomery
JSPAC Program Coordinator
GCCCD Auxiliary
PO Box 191583
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916)900-8289 fax

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