Vol.3, Issue 20 B                                                                                                                     May, 2012 
CA Business Education
Leadership Project
Funded by the California Department of Education   
to bring Business Education resources to you! 

CA CTE Standards are being revised!
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 receive the latest draft and give feedback on Business & FInance sector standards soon!

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Links to Cool Stuff


CA Career Readiness Campaign


US Dept. of Ed

CTE Plan, April 2012

Transforming Career Technical Education


Carer Academy Support Network (CASN)

click here for curriculum ideas


 CTE  Legislation

Print this and give it your administrators!

 Math in CTE:

Algebra & FInance


Financial Literacy Resources 


 All kinds of lessons


Computer Science & Information Technology Conference 

Hyatt Regency, Irvine

July 9 & 10, 2012 

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MBAResearch Conclave
Curriculum & Teaching

Denver, June 23 - 27

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Hospitality/Tourism
  • Management
  • Marketing
The nonprofit org that provides DECA materials and A*S*K Assessments


California's Business Education Association
Embassy Suites, Sacramento

Nov. 1 -4 , 2012 


Kay Ferrier: Finance & Business and Marketing, sales & Services sector consultant  


Gary Page: Information Technology sector consultant


Sheryl Ryder: Business Education Leadership Project Coordinator
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The Time is - NOW!

Tell your state representatives about the great things you are doing for kids, and CA's future employees. California's lawmakers have committee meetings scheduled for May 10 to discuss CTE legislation.


This is an important time to write letters and send messages via snail mail, email, telephone, telegraph, text, tweet and and sky writing. Please ask your students, their parents, friends, families and Facebook followers to write letters in support of CTE. Sample letter below - please paraphrase, personalize and SEND!


Solano County UC a-g Workshop
June 14

California's Business Education Leadership Project is conducting the last workshop of the year to help high school CTE teachers develop or modify courses to meet UC a-g requirements.


Participants will learn the UC a-g course submission and review process, look at the UC policies and criteria for acceptance, and understand how to draft a rigorous CTE course to qualify as college preparation. You will receive resources, helpful links, and copies of UC approved CTE courses. (no sub or travel reimbursement)

Golden Hills Educational Center, Fairfield

For more info: Gillie Miller GMiller@Solanocoe.net

Sheryl Ryder SRyder@ncoe.k12.ca.us

click here to register

Programming, International Business, Marketing & Finance

The CA Business Education Leadership Project has openings for a limited number of high school teachers in the areas of Programming, Marketing, International Trade, and Finance.to review and recommend resources.


A small group of experienced teachers will identify, review and organize model programs, course outlines, lesson plans, assessments and other resources to post online. 


Sacramento: June 4 & 5


For more info: http://conta.cc/CDEstipend


Deadline to apply May 13

UCCI Institute, Summer 2012 
Information Technolgy and Math
July 15-18
Westin San Francisco Airport in Millbrae, Calif


Teacher teams collaborate on the design of innovative model courses that integrate career technical education (CTE) with academic ("a-g") subjects. UC Curriculum Integration Institute courses are designed to be academically rigorous and relevant to real-world experiences that keep students engaged in learning and prepare them for success in college and careers.


Attendance, meals and lodging (not travel costs) are paid for by the University with the assistance of a grant from the California Department of Education. For more information, e-mail ucci@ucop.edu. 


Applications now open at www.ucop.edu/ucci

SAGE "Train the Teachers"
 Entrepreneurship Workshop

July 30- August 3, 2012

San Francisco Airport Embassy Suites, San Francisco


SAGE Global founder and CEO, Dr. Curt DeBerg, will lead an intensive, four-day workshop to train master teachers to teach "Turning Risk into Success: An Entrepreneurship Program for Teenagers." The workshop offers tips and techniques on how to teach entrepreneurship knowledge and skills.


Each participant will receive a teacher's manual and a CD with PPT slides for each lesson


Contact Dr. DeBerg at 530.898.4824 or cdeberg@csuchico.edu


Your Advisory Board members
to give input on new CTE Standards!


Career Technical Education Standards are being revised to increase rigor and reflect the new Common Core State Standards and your Business Advisory members are invited to give feedback.  

Please complete this form and/or send it to your members to get them on our list to receive the latest draft.

Send info to sryder@ncoe.k12.ca.us 

The Business Education Leadership Project is a statewide resource administered bCTE Logosy the Napa County Office of Education, with funding from the California Dept. of Education, to share resources for teachers to prepare students for careers in our industry sectors.