Conference Sessions

Tuesday Session 1 - 10:15am - 11:30am

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 202
Sacramento Convention Center

"The Career Game of Life”

Scott Vandever

Kuder, Inc.

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am Carr
Sheraton Grand

Art Matters! Creating Community Connections through the integration of Art and Technology.

Lauriel Adsit

ArtsTECH Academy-University City High School

Brad Milhoan

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 308
Sacramento Convention Center

Building 21st Century Workforce Skills and Environmental Literacy Using the California EEI Curriculum

Roni Java

CalRecycle - Office of Education and the Environment

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 105
Sacramento Convention Center

California Association of Career Technical Education (CACTE) Annual Meeting

Louise Stymeist

Sacramento City Unified School District

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 201
Sacramento Convention Center

Certiport Mobile Testing Lab - Free Certification Vouchers and Testing

Brent Clark

Certiport Inc.

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 315
Sacramento Convention Center

Change Your School Community With A Mobile Phone Application

Matt Hamilton

Cathedral City High School

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 311
Sacramento Convention Center

Check Out New Menu Items on the CaCareerCafe

Susan Coleman

Irvine Valley College

Rita Jones

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 309
Sacramento Convention Center

Connecting the dots to career pathways in Apprenticeship

Mary Wall

American River College - Workforce Development

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am Exhibit Hall D
Sacramento Convention Center

Connections....Middle Grades and Beyond: Career Resources for Middle Grades and High Schools

David Militzer

CA Dept. of Education

From K-12 Innovation and Improvement Office

From High School Innovations and Initiatives Office

From Career Tech Education Administration and Management

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am Exhibit Hall E
Sacramento Convention Center

Continuing the conversation: Making High School Matter-The Role of CTE

James R. Stone III

National Research Center for Career & Technical Education

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am Falor Room
Sheraton Grand

Creating a Community of CPA Leaders

Ben Crosby

West Contra Costa Unified School District

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 306
Sacramento Convention Center

CTE TEACH Empowering Teachers

Greg DiGiovanni


Becky Sharp

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 302/303
Sacramento Convention Center





02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 101/102
Sacramento Convention Center

Essential Steps In Your Job Search

Brad Pollak

Brad Pollak Company

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 307
Sacramento Convention Center

Evaluating CTE Programs

Russell Weikle

California Department of Education

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 205
Sacramento Convention Center

Get out of the Classroom and Get on the Job

Brad Collins

Porterville High School Alternative Energy Resource Occupations Academy

Tom Reed

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am Kamilos/Hendricks/Baker Room - 3rd Floor
Sheraton Grand

Ideas for Maintaining an Active Advisory Board

Jesse Contreras

Academy Of Information Technolgoy Hoover High School

Maryjane Leonard Ed.D.

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 301
Sacramento Convention Center

Introduction to Computer Science using Alice 2.2

Erik Amerikaner

Oak Park Unified School District

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am Bondi
Sheraton Grand

It's All About the TEAM

Amy Chaney

Center High School Media Communications Academy (MCA)

Matt Chamberlain

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 103
Sacramento Convention Center

IT, Business & Finance, and Marketing resources

Sheryl Ryder

CA Business Education Leadership Project

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am Grand Nave Gardenia
Sheraton Grand

Leadership that Counts--Administrators Supporting Academies

Scott Davis

La Quinta High School

Kristine Hays

Marc Jackson

Silver Valley Unified School District

Susan Tidyman

Career Academy Support Network (CASN)

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 304
Sacramento Convention Center

Lessons from SB70 Grantees in Partnering with Employers, Educators, and Community

June Bayha




Kern Community College District and partnering agencies



02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 313
Sacramento Convention Center

Math, the Brain, and CTE

Laura Reed

Windham Regional Career Center

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 316
Sacramento Convention Center

New Energy Career Academies -- Powered by Pacific Gas & Electric

Leah Casey


Karen Shores

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 317/318
Sacramento Convention Center

Paying it Forward: Reaching Middle School Students and Elementary School Students Today for our Academy Tomorrow.

Todd Wold

Space, Technology, and Robotics Systems (STaRS) Academy, Lompoc High School

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 310
Sacramento Convention Center

Perkins Career Technical Education: Success for All

Elizabeth Wallner

Joint Special Populations Advisory Committee

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 305
Sacramento Convention Center

Perkins Office Hours

Perkins Consultants

California Department of Education

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 204
Sacramento Convention Center

Proposal Writing 101: We're in the Money and There are Partners Knocking at the Door

Patricia Clark

Career Academy Support Network (CASN)

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 314
Sacramento Convention Center

Rigorous Math Activities from the Algebra of Automotive Systems Program

Scott Burke

Loveland High School

Anne Larson

Tom Moore

Loveland High School

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am Compagno
Sheraton Grand


Clay Mitchell

California Department of Education

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am Beavis
Sheraton Grand

The Greeting Card Company: A Multi-Year Integrated Student Curriculum Project

Mark Bartholio

Valley High School

Paula Young

Nancy Dervis

Global Business Academy, Valley High School

Gail Stier

Easter Seals of Southern California

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 312
Sacramento Convention Center

The New Entrepreneurs in the 21st Century

Nancy Phillips

Virtual Enterprise / Kern High School District

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 319
Sacramento Convention Center


Mark Thompson

National Educator Program (NEP)

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am Grand Nave Camellia
Sheraton Grand

Tying it All Together: Integrated Curriculum That Works

Nicole Evans

Education and Child Development Academy - Johansen High School

David Day

Grant Genasci

Education and Child Development Academy

Julie Gwynn

Education and Child Development Academy

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 203
Sacramento Convention Center

Work-Based Learning for all of my students? Help!!

Robert Atterbury


Deanna Hanson

02/14/2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am 104
Sacramento Convention Center

“ITE Depot” – Shopping for What’s New in Industrial Technology Education

Valerie Vuicich

Fresno ROP

Anthony Ayerza

Janet Sloan


Gary Kirby


California Industry Sectors
California Partnership Academies