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CCAE South Coast Section Meeting

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CCAE South Coast Section Meeting
Saturday, September 16, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Hello South Coast Section!

This is a reminder that we will be holding our first official section meeting of the year this Saturday, September 16th, from 9:00am to 11:30am at:

Huntington Beach Adult School – Palm Room (C-116)
17231 Gothard Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

We encourage your Chapter Presidents or a representative from your chapter to attend. 

There will also be a conference planning meeting immediately following the section meeting from 11:30am to 1:30pm. 

I hope to see you this Saturday, September 16th, at 9:00 am.

Nancy M. Martinez
South Coast Section President

 

South Coast Section Fall Conference

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Registration Now Open!
South Coast Section Fall Conference

Registration is now open for the 2017 South Coast Section Fall Conference happening on November 17-18, 2017 at the:

Hilton Palm Springs
400 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
 


Conference Hotel-Hilton Palm Springs
South Coast Section Fall Conference

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A CCAE room block has been reserved for November 15 to 19, 2017. The room rate is $145.00 per night Single or Double occupancy. The rate is valid until October 20, 2017 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. First night is charged at reservation and a  72-hour cancellation notice is required.

Booking a reservation is simple. To begin the process, click on "Book a Room" below to receive CCAE's preferred rate beginning at $145 per night.


Call for Presenters
South Coast Section Fall Conference

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Thank you for your willingness to share your expertise with Adult Educators at the 2017 South Coast Section Fall Conference. This year we are looking for workshop presentations in the areas of AEBG Adult Ed Consortia Implementation, Best Practices-ESL, ABE/ASE, CTE Teaching Strategies, Best Practices - Career and College Readiness and Transition, Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), Blended/Flipped Learning, Mobile learning, Technology Integration, Data for Continuous Improvement of Assessment and Instruction, Formative Assessments, Apprenticeships, Community Partnerships, Microcredentialing/ Digital Badges, and other topics focusing on CTE and classified staff professional development.

We encourage teachers and classified staff to present at the conference. Many of our successful
sessions have involved sharing experiences and expertise with those who have mutual interests.
If you feel you can contribute in these areas or have another related area you can speak to please complete all portions of this form and attach a presentation summary of 50 words or fewer and email to josephine.majul@emuhsd.org. The deadline for submission of applications is October 20, 2017.


Exhibitor Registration Now Open
South Coast Section Fall Conference

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We are happy to announce that we are now accepting exhibitor applications for the 2017 South Coast Section Fall Conference at: 

Hilton Palm Springs
400 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
November 17 & 18, 2017

Please complete the form and submit payment to:
 
Elizabeth Morales-Velazquez
CCAE SCS Conference Vendor Chair
Baldwin Park Adult and Community Education
4640 North Maine Avenue
Baldwin Park, CA 91706
Direct Line: (626) 856-4130
 
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email Elizabeth Morales-Velazquez at emorales583@bpusd.net and thank you for your continued support!


South Coast Section Awards

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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 South Coast Section Fall Awards. You can submit a nomination using the online submission forms below. Winners will be recognized at the 2017 South Coast Section Fall Conference in Palm Springs, California on November 17-18, 2017. The deadline to submit a nomination is Wednesday, October 11, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.

 

Jo Smith Award

Nominations for the Jo Smith Award should be for individuals who are not a part of the adult education family, but someone outside of adult education who has made significant contributions to an individual adult school or schools or to the South Coast Section. The nominee may come from education (other than adult education,) business, politics, a social agency or as a volunteer from the community. Deadline to submit a nomination is Wednesday, October 11, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.

 

Kirk McKeever Award

The Kirk McKeever Award gives recognition to an educator who has made significant contributions over many years to adult education at the chapter/school, South Coast Section/Southern California, and state levels of adult education and/or CCAE. Deadline to submit a nomination is Wednesday, October 11, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.

 

Special Recognition Award

From time to time a situation presents itself when it would be appropriate to recognize a particular individual, but the accomplishments of that individual do not meet the criteria of the four awards listed. The Special Recognition Award is provided to fill that void. Past recipients have been adult educators, elected officials, and community leaders. Deadline to submit a nomination is Wednesday, October 11, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.

 

Excellence in Support ServicesSouth Coast Section

This Excellence in Support Services Award recognizes outstanding service to CCAE at the chapter, section, or state levels by a classified employee. The nominee must be employed in classified status at an adult education program for at least five years and a member of CCAE for at least three years, including the current year.Deadline to submit a nomination is Wednesday, October 11, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.

 

Excellence in TeachingSouth Coast Section

Every day, gifted teachers reach out and touch their students’ hearts and souls. Adult education teachers truly understand that learning is life-long, and they give their expertise to anyone with a thirst for knowledge. The Excellence in Teaching Award is for a teacher with five or more years of experience in teaching adults and who is recognized as a master teacher. CCAE membership for at least three years, including the current year, is required. Deadline to submit a nomination is Wednesday, October 11, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.


South Coast Section Board 2017–2018

Nancy Marie Martinez
President
Montebello Community Adult School
149 N 21st Street
Montebello, California 90640
martinez.nancy@montebello.k12.ca.us

Gene Avila
Past President
ABC Adult School
12254 Cuesta Drive #K
Cerritos, CA 90703
gene.avila@abcuds.k12.ca.us

Dr. Lia Lerner
Past President
Burbank Adult School
3811 W. Allan Ave.
Burbank, CA 91505
lialerner@burbankusd.org

Elizabeth Morales-Velazquez
Secretary
Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education
4640 Maine Ave
Baldwin Park, CA 91706
emorales583@bpusd.net

Vivian Teran
Historian
Azusa Adult School
1134 S Barranca Ave.
Azusa, CA 91740

Judy McFadden
President Elect
Pomona Adult School
1515 W. Mission Blvd.
Pomona, CA 91766
judy.mcfadden@pusd.or

Adder Augusta
Vice President
Hacienda La Puenta Adult Education
1401 Nelson Ave.
La Puente, CA
aargueta@hlpusd.k12.ca.us

Grace Loya
Treasurer
Montebello Community Adult School
149 N 21st Street
Montebello, California 90640
grace-loya@montebello.k12.ca.us

Ana Rubalcava
Assistant Treasurer
Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education
4640 Maine Ave
Baldwin Park, CA 91706


The South Coast Section is composed of areas of Los Angeles County (excluding Los Angeles Unified School District), and Orange, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties.