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
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)
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications now open at www.ucop.edu/ucci
SAGE "Train the Teachers"
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org