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2018 CCAE Bay Section Winter Conference Presentations

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ASAP Software Services-Attendance Reports

Presenters:
Cindy Loo-Garcia, Client Services, Administrative software Applications
Kevin Ho, Client Services,
Administrative software Applications

Join us to discuss ASAP attendance reports and best practices for generating the attendance data you need. Topics covered will include enrollment counts, total hours, summaries and more.

Direct Instruction and Distance Learning:
creating the Perfect Blend!

Presenter: Adam Springwater, CCAE North Bay Chapter, President

Ready to bring your blended learning program to the next level? Want to learn how to apply research based strategies to engage students at the highest levels of mastery learning? Using most missed/challenging algebra examples, this "tools you can use" presentation will show you how to deepen instruction and increase student achievement. Emphasis on the ESL, ELL, and ABE learner. 

    Mobile Devices: Formative Assessment

    Presenter: Anthony Burik, Project Specialist II, OTAN

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    Formative assessment helps students learn what they know and what they need to know. We will explore different assessment tools, which students can access on mobile devices, and decide which work best for you. We will learn how to assess student learning before, during, and at the end of class and how to share these assessments with students. Bring your mobile device and let's explore!

     

    Private Sector: Connection and Collaboration

    Presenters: Vera Jacobson-Lundberg and Kay O'Neill

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    Let's Get Future Ready! On Ramps to the Digital Economy: Vera and Kay will chat about how they engage employers and prepare students for jobs of the future.

     

    SUCCESSFULLY BRINGING TEACHERS AND STUDENTS TOGETHER: GED OUTCOMES AND INNOVATIONS

    PRESENTER: DEBI K. FAUCETTE, SENIOR DIRECTOR, GED TESTING SERVICE

    GED Testing Service’s use of student outcome data drives the research and innovations of program development to better serve adult learners. Learn how our commitment to review state/national data connects the dots to bring student's to the teacher's classroom and resources, tips and tools to teachers.

     

    Using Restorative Justice Practices in Adult Ed

    Presenters: Mark Thomas & Gale Rosboro
    Adult Education Center/Episcopal Community Services

    Restorative Justice practices such as talking circles and non-punitive responses to transgressions can prove to be as useful in adult education as they have in K-12 schools. This presentation will highlight the practices and principles that the presenters has found practical and useful.

    AEBG DATA Dictionary: Adult Education 101
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    Presenter: Adam Springwater, CCAE North Bay Chapter, President
     

    An overview of the AEBG data elements, descriptions, and reporting criteria: who counts, program areas (description, TOPSpro and COMIS elements and calculations), and the AEBG breakdown of Adult Education Programs by size criteria, participant characteristics, milestones, transitions, basic skills, completion criteria, employment criteria, success based on barriers to employment, and pathway.

    Allies and Immigrant Integration Framework

    Learn more about the comprehensive immigrant integration framework developed by ALLIES, a collaborative network of ESL providers in the Silicon Valley region and the South Bay Consortium for Adult Education (SBCAE, San Jose, CA). The framework and associated metrics can be used to track student outcomes, design integrated service delivery models and promote multi-sector collaboration. The presenters will give an overview of the framework itself and present concrete implementation projects piloted by SBCAE.

    A Panel of Best Blended Learning Practices
    using Burlington English

    Presenter: Karen Weldon, Customer Manager, Burlington English
     

    A panel discussion with three adult education programs whereas the panel members discuss their ESL programs and answer a variety of questions pertaining to the success of their programs, the use of the Burlington English blended learning curriculum, and the best practices being utilized in their classrooms.

    Stand Out: Critical Thinking in the Adult Education Classroom


    Presenter: Andrew O'Shea, Regional Manager, National Geographic Learning

    Critical thinking activities ensure that students engage and communicate while seamlessly developing College and Career Readiness in ESL instruction. The presenter will demonstrate how Stand Out is designed to provide evidence-based instruction and critical thinking for real learning. The new edition includes new National Geographic content and new technology tools.

    What's All the Buzz about Professional Learning Communities

    Presenters:
    Chris Nelson, Director, Oakland Adult and Career Education
    Sue Pon, Director, Oakland Adult and Career Education
    Beth Detwiler, Teacher/TSA, Oakland Adult and Career Education

    Session II, 11:00AM-11:50AM
    Room 206

    Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) are more than instructors meeting to share teaching strategies/materials. Participants will learn PLCs power to improve student gains through collective inquiry cycles. A teacher, administrator and former state director will share Oakland Adult & Career Education’s PLC journey, successes, challenges, lessons learned and the road ahead.
    Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) are more than instructors meeting to share teaching strategies/materials. Participants will learn PLCs power to improve student gains through collective inquiry cycles. A teacher, administrator and former state director will share Oakland Adult & Career Education’s PLC journey, successes, challenges, lessons learned and the road ahead.

    Advocacy–A Panel Discussion

    Presenters:

    Vittoria Abbate, CCAE State Legislative Chair

    Dr. Bob Harper, CCAE Member at Large

    Adriana Sanchez-Aldana, Executive Director, CCAE

    Carolyn Zachry, State Director of Adult Education at CDE

    CASAS Discussion

    Presenter: Patty Long

    The implementation of WIOA requirements as the AEBG outcomes means major changes for all Adult Schools in collecting and reporting data points.  CASAS has made significant changes to TOPSpro, which is now the required program for reporting outcomes to the State.  Come hear about the new TOPSpro as well as upcoming changes.

    Got Skills?

    resenter: John Balentine, Adult Education Solutions Specialist, Essential Education

    What skills are necessary for a better future? Do your students have these skills? How can we help students attain these skills? In this interactive session we will answer these questions as we explore engaging, personalized learning solutions for both students and educators.

    Science & Social Studies: Focusing on Data Literacy

    Presenter: Presenter: Debi K. Faucette, Senior Director, GED Testing Service
     

    It is never too early for adult learners to begin working on data literacy skills—the ability to extract information from infographics, charts, tables, graphs and various kinds of data plots and to draw conclusions, make inferences, and determine solutions. Learn data literacy basics----a critical stepping stone for adult learners.