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Webinar Recording Now Available for CTE: Up to the Challenge

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Did you miss the November 16 NASDCTEc webinar CTE: Up to the Challenge, Preparing Students to be College and Career Ready?  The recording is now available. The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc), Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), and P21 highlight the demand for skills in the global economy and the ways in which educators can meet this demand by drawing on both career technical education (CTE) and 21st century skills. The groups recently released a joint report, Up to the Challenge, which describes how fusing the four Cs (critical thinking and problem solving, collaboration, communication and creativity and innovation) and CTE can make college- and career-readiness a reality for every student.

By Ramona in NASDCTEc Resources
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Reminder to Step Up to the Challenge with NASDCTEc Webinar November 16

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Reminder to NASDCTEc Members and Friends:

Sign up now for the following NASDCTEc webinar!
 
Title: CTE: Up to the Challenge, Preparing Students to be College and Career Ready
 
The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc), Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), and P21 highlight the demand for skills in the global economy and the ways in which educators can meet this demand by drawing on both career technical education (CTE) and 21st century skills. The groups recently released a joint report, Up to the Challenge, which describes how fusing the four Cs (critical thinking and problem solving, collaboration, communication and creativity and innovation) and CTE can make college- and career-readiness a reality for every student.
 
When: November 16, 3 p.m. EDT
Register NOW

By Ramona in NASDCTEc Announcements
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Register for Two NASDCTEc Webinars That Share CTE Trends and Highlight Partnerships

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Register NOW for two exciting webinars from NASDCTEc.

 September Webinar Title: A Look Inside: A Synopsis of CTE Trends  – Analysis of State CTE Data and Initiatives

When: September 29 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1 hour)

Career Technical Education (CTE) is growing in variety of ways. Hear highlights from the NASDCTEc staff about the recent trends seen in CTE governance, teacher shortages, funding and Career Clusters implementation. It is crucial for members and the CTE community to be aware of these changes and work together to improve CTE programs and initiatives. Each one of these issues plays a critical role in the success and expansion of CTE. Register NOW  (Please click the Register link on the page. Registrants will receive an e-mail confirmation.)

 October Webinar Title: Bridging Education and the Economy

When: October 12 at 3 p.m. Eastern Time (1 hour)

 In an effort to close the skills gaps within our economy, businesses are teaming up with high schools and community colleges to create rigorous career technical education (CTE) programs that respond to the needs of the labor market. NOVA Community College and State Farm Insurance are two examples of how these partnerships can help meet the demands of the labor market by creating students that are college and career ready.

 Register NOW  (Please click the Register link on the page. Registrants will receive an e-mail confirmation.)

 Accompanying this webinar is a new issue brief, Career Technical Education and Business Partners: Bridging Education and the Economy, which spotlights NOVA Community College and State Farm Insurance – two exemplary examples of education-employer partnerships within the career technical education (CTE) community. This issue brief is the second of a five-part series reflecting our association’s vision for CTE in preparing all students to enter into the global economy. Business and industry partnerships represent one of the overarching themes within the five core principles of our vision for CTE.

 If you have comments or questions about these webinars, please contact Warren Zentz, NASDCTEc Research and Policy Assistant at 301-588-9630 or [email protected].

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DQC Webinar on Data Sharing Between SEAs and Teacher Preparation Programs

Monday, August 16th, 2010

The Data Quality Campaign (DQC), along with groups such as the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, the Council of Chief State School Officers, and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, have created a template to guide discussions by states and teacher preparation programs around how data can be collected, analyzed, shared and used to improve the preparation of teachers and the ultimate increase in stDQC logoudent achievement. On August 24th at 1 p.m. ET the Data Quality Campaign will host a webinar, “Leveraging State Longitudinal Data Systems To Inform Teacher Preparation and Continuous Improvement,” where they will introduce the template and hear from states that have begun developing data partnerships with teacher preparation programs. You may register for the webinar here.

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DQC Webinar: Using Data to Improve College Success

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Join the Data Quality Campaign on August 3 from 2-3:30 P.M. for a webinar on using data to improve cDQC logoollege success. During this webinar, you will hear about the different ways in which states and postsecondary institutions can and have used data to inform policy and practice.  Participants will also have an opportunity to learn how the WA State Board for Community and Technical Colleges has used data to improve system performance.

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Webinar Reminder: CTE Gives States Edge in Global Economy

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Reminder: if you haven’t registered for the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education’s webinar CTE Gives States Edge in Global Economy, you still have time! Register now

Details: The webinar will be this afternoon,  July 23, 2010 at 3 p.m. Eastern Time, and will be about an hour long. If you are unable to attend, the webinar will be recorded and posted on www.careertech.org.

Description of webinar: The global economy has added a new perspective for state leaders who are seeking ways to cultivate a competitive workforce. Today, students in their states must be ready to compete for jobs not only in their hometowns, but across the globe. As a nation, all states must embrace the spirit of the global market and prepare students with the necessary academic and technical skills. Efforts by state leaders in South Carolina and Alabama offer model examples of how career technical education (CTE) plays an important role in answering their economic needs.

The event number is 200 053 830 and the password: edge

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Workforce3 One Webinar will share Allied Health Access Guidebook, Promising Practices and Resources

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Webinar invitation from Workforce3One: AHA! Allied Health Access: How to Develop Programs for Youth in Allied Health Careers

The Health Science Career Cluster has multiple pathways to student success. This webinar will introduce the Allied Health Access Guidebook to the youth program planners and service providers. The Guidebook provides practical information about allied health occupations in order to create or expand programs and services leading to allied health opportunities.  The webinar will also introduce some promising practices from the field and resources to assist in local area program development.

Presenters:

Lisa Salazar, Director, City of Los Angeles Community Development Department
Alice Cole, Director, Youth Career Development Services Division, Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, Baltimore, MD
Nancy Dischinat, Executive Director, Lehigh Valley Workforce Investment Board, Inc., Lehigh Valley, PA

Moderator:

Sara Hastings, Workforce Development Analyst, Division of Youth Services, Employment and Training Administration

Date:

07/21/2010

Time:

2 p.m. Eastern

Length:

One hour

Description:
The health care industry as a whole – and especially the allied health care sector – has great promise for employing youth and young adults. Occupations in the allied health care field are not only in hospitals and doctors’ offices. There are growing numbers of positions needed in long-term care facilities, rural and urban health care centers and clinics, specialty facilities in rehabilitation therapies, firms providing administrative services to insurance companies, medical and dental practices, and many more.

Register Now
Registration for this webinar is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Multiple people in one physical location are encouraged to register under one name and attend jointly. Registration link: http://www.workforce3one.org/view/5001018351572800108/info

By Ramona in Career Clusters®, Webinars
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Register Now For Upcoming NASDCTEc Webinar: CTE Gives States Edge in Global Economy

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

The global economy has added a new perspective for state leaders who are seeking ways to cultivate a competitive workforce. Today, students in their states must be ready to compete for jobs not only in their hometowns, but across the globe. As a nation, all states must embrace the spirit of the global market and prepare students with the necessary academic and technical skills. Efforts by state leaders in South Carolina and Alabama offer model examples of how career technical education (CTE) plays an important role in answering their economic needs.

When: July 23 at 3 p.m. Eastern Time (1 hour webinar) Event 200 053 830 Password: edge

Register NOW

By Ramona in NASDCTEc Announcements
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The Postsecondary Challenge–Meeting Employer Demands for a Highly Skilled Workforce Addresses Challenges and Opportunities of Postsecondary Education Completion (Webinar)

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Register now for the Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW) webinar, July 14 at 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. EDT. Speakers include Anthony Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce; and Dominique Raymond Director of alliance state relations, Complete College America. Anthony Carnevale has been a well-respected guest speaker at previous NASDCTEc meetings. The webinar will focus on increasing postsecondary education completion rates and what states are doing to cope with employer demand for high skills. The webinar will also share information about the Complete College America Alliance of States initiative, which states that “fewer than three out of ten students who start at community colleges full-time graduate with an associate degree in three years.” (Source: The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems).

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Data Quality Campaign Webinar

Monday, June 14th, 2010

On Monday, June 21 the Data Quality Campaign is hosting a webinar “Linking and Sharing Education and Workforce Data – Sources and Partnership:  Information on Maryland, the ADARE Network, and the Federal Employment Data Exchange System (FEDES).” In response to the recently announced Department of Labor Workforce Data Quality Initiative grants, this webinar will spotlight how Maryland and states in the ADARE network have been able to link and share education and workforce data and what they have been able to do with this information.  The webinar will also discuss the Federal Employment Data Exchange System (FEDES).

When: Monday June 21 from 2 to 3:30 PM.

To register go to:  http://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/332307131

By Nancy in Public Policy
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