2019 (Orlando)

2019 (Orlando)

     2019 Program (PDF)

General Sessions

Closing Session: Designing Equality in the Classroom
Alexa FrankRachael Munkacsi, Senior Consultants, Gender Inclusion, Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Concurrent Session PowerPoints (PDF)

ABCs of Tech Express: Articulating, Building, and Collaborating
Vicki FineLisa BlissAnita GentzGwen Murrell, Valencia College, Orlando, FL; Cynthia Mariani Gonzalez, Orange Technical College, Orlando, FL

Achievement in Career Engagement Is an Online Student Engagement Platform
Carla KerseyClabe SloneJennie Sloan, Kentucky Educational Development Corporation (KEDC), Lexington, KY

Are You Ready for a Local Needs Assessment Required by Perkins V?
Linda Floyd Smith, Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), London, KY; Debra LaMothe, Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), Atlanta, GA

Better the Planet Through Building Energy Efficiency
Deb HallArin Partington, Valencia College, Orlando, FL

Building Industry-Driven Career Pathway Systems: A Step-By-Step Guide
Thomas Hartman, Colorado Workforce Development Council, Denver, CO

Career and Technical Education Academy: Building the Future
Stephen HadfieldAlyssa AndersonLindsay MeissnerJordan RayburnEmily Krystowiak, Pittsville School District, Pittsville, WI

Career Pathways: Moving Beyond Awareness Campaigns
(PPT) (handoutSarah Dillon, Northcentral Technical College, Wausau, WI; Kelly Fassbender, Unified School District of Antigo, Antigo, WI; Bree Kratz, Antigo High School, Antigo, WI

Connecting Classrooms to Careers (of the Future)
Lindsey Dixon, Urban Assembly, New York, NY

The Convergence of Career and Guided Pathways: How to Implement Both
Jaime Spaciel, Gateway Technical College, Kenosha, WI

Creating Trade Skills Exploration Opportunities Through a High-Engagement Pre-Apprenticeship Program
Tonya HolderJeffery Arnott, Brevard Adult Education, Cocoa, FL; Betty Krohn, AVID for Higher Education, Dallas, TX

Creative Pathway Partnerships: Dual Credit Academies in High Schools
Jeanne Germain, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, New Richmond, WI

DACUM 2.0: Using Compression Planning for Industry-Aligned Curriculum
Tara ShefferShane Kirby, Columbus State Community College, Columbus, OH

Developing and Sustaining a Career Pathway System Using a Career Pathway Review
Debra LaMothe, Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), Atlanta, GA

Development of the Cybersecurity Workforce: The Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy
JB Groves III, Wharton County Junior College, Richmond, TX

Engaging Manufacturing’s Next Generation Through Full Contact Innovation
Bill Padnos, National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA), Cleveland, OH

Engaging with Employers and Getting Students Workforce Ready
(PPT) (ToolkitMark Dempsey, National Convergence Technology Center (CTC), Frisco, TX

Entrepreneurship: The Innovative Vehicle for Workforce Readiness
(PPT) (ToolkitDaniel Williams, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), Miramar, FL; Ted Thompson, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), New York, NY

Expand and Diversify Your Sustainable Revenue Sources for Career Pathways
Jenny Taylor, Goodwill of North Georgia, Decatur, GA

Family and Consumer Sciences: Career-Specific Training for Many, Employability Skills for All
(PPT) (FrameworkReno Palombit, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, NC; Alyson L. McIntyre-Reiger, Advancing Connections, Fountaintown, IN

The Game Changer: An Introduction to the Self-Coaching Model (worksheet)
DeAnn Beretta DayHannah Wannemuehler, The Excel Center, Indianapolis, IN

Generating Interest in Emerging Career Fields
Mary Ann NickloyKelly Fahrenkopf, Northeast Advanced Technological Education Center (NEATEC), Albany, NY

Helping Today’s Students Find Their Place
Pamela Silvers, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (A-B Tech), Asheville, NC

Lessons Learned: How Breaking Down Silos Has Led to Innovative Programming
Camille ReeseAmanda RheaCarol Johnson, Mitchell Community College, Statesville, NC

Leveraging Agile Methodologies in Managing Career Journeys
Maria Dione Rivera, UC Berkeley Coleman Fung Institute, Berkeley, CA

Making Career Connections for Core Academic, Gen Ed, and Adult Ed Teachers
Hans Meeder, NC3T, Columbia, MD

Moving at the Speed of Business: Jump-Starting Apprenticeships and Pre-Apprenticeship Programs
Leslie TomlinsonTara Branscome, Northwest-Shoals Community College, Muscle Shoals, AL

Perkins V: Moving from One-Year Transition to Four-Year Plans
Meghan Wills, Advance CTE, Silver Spring, MD

Rigorous High School Math Lessons Contextualized into Construction, Manufacturing, and Business
Tom Moore, Thompson Schools, Loveland, CO

Soft Skills: A Critical Component of the Pathway to Success
(PPT) (HandoutErik ChristensenMichele Heston, South Florida State College, Avon Park, FL

Strengthening America’s Future Through Curriculum Design
LaToya Rembert-SterlingValeria Williams, Mississippi Community College Board, Jackson, MS

Strengthening Your Pathways: Best Practices in Creating Exceptional CTE Programs
Mur FeldmanDenise Bodart, Realityworks Inc, Eau Claire, WI

Strong, Talented, Empowered Women: Experiences of Women in STEM Postsecondary CTE Programs
Valeria Williams, Mississippi Community College Board, Jackson, MS; Heather Annulis, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

TX FAME: Holistic Approaches to Workforce Innovation
Pooja Tripathi, Bexar County Economic and Community Development, San Antonio, TX; Leslie Cantu, Toyotetsu Texas, Inc. (TTTX), San Antonio, TX

Using High-Engagement Strategies When Contextualizing Instruction
(PPT) (HandoutBetty Krohn, AVID for Higher Education, Dallas, TX

Using Partnerships and Technology to Create Actionable Career and Education Journeys
Michael Simpson, PAIRIN, Denver, CO; Julia Pirnack, College in Colorado, a Division of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Denver, CO; Matt Gee, Brighthive, Chicago, IL; Carrie Yeats, Maher & Maher, Washington, DC

Where Do We Start? Building a Career-Readiness Program from Scratch
Brian HowardHannah Kilbride, Athens-Meigs ESC, Chauncey, OH; Tasha Werry, Building Bridges to Careers, Marietta, OH; Allison Ricket, Athens High School, The Plains, OH