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First Annual LARAEC Conference

May 13, 2017

"Accelerating Student Transitions to the Workforce and Postsecondary Education"

Presentation Schedule

Sheraton Universal Hotel | 333 Universal Hollywood Dr. | Universal City, CA 91608
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Workshop Session I

8:55 AM - 9:40 AM

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Studio I

Nontraditional Students Transitioning to Post-Secondary Education

Presenter

Francisco Narciso, Teacher Advisor

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Studio II

Adult School to College Transitions: First Year Insights and Lessons Learned

Presenters

Monica Balbuena, Kathy Davis, Dianna Domingo, Carrie Frogue, Julie Grair, Jenisha Hasselberger, Quinn Harmon Kelley, Melissa McCarthy, Reginald Reed, Vanessa Sanchez, Dorothy Teola, Eunice Vines, LARAEC Counseling Subject Matter Experts

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Studio III

WIOA and Human Capital Development

Presenter

Mitch Rosin, Consultant, Aztec Software

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Studio IV

AEBG: Partnering to Support Adult Career Pathways

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Liz Ben-Ishai and Judy Mortrude Senior Policy Analysts, Center for Law and Social Policy

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Terrace A

LARAEC ESL Subject Matter Experts Workgroup Report

Presenters

Maria Carmen Alfaro, Yvette Barrios, Jennifer Bedon, Evelyn Chacon, Dave Coleman, Kathy Davis, Cindy Diaz, Rita Halasz, Rosana Jeronymo, Charlene Joseph, Lia Lerner, Esther Lomeli, Sofia Mayoral, Marianne Noss, Edgar Perez, Mariane Ruane, Maura McCarthy Sakhakorn  LARAEC ESL Subject Matter Experts

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Terrace B

Brainstorming: The Higher-Order Thinking Gateway to Success in Writing

Presenter

Pamala Karol, Adjunct Assistant Principal, Noncredit ESL, Los Angeles City College

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Terrace C

Career Technical Education Pathways Roadmap to Success

Presenters

Alma Alvarez, David Earhart, William Elarton, Henry Fimbres, Rich Iadevaia,Ana Martinez, Gonzalo Perez, Jose Zaragosa, Lorena Zorrilla, LARAEC Career Technical Education Subject Matter Experts

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Terrace D

AEBG 101 for Classified Staff

Presenters

Yanira Chavez, LARAEC Point Person, Elizabeth Lozano, School Administrative Assistant LAUSD/DACE

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Performers

A Dialogue With Our Adult Education Students: Gaining knowledge about student needs and interests

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Elvis Carias, Yvette Fimbres, Adrienne Ann Mullen, Matthew Oberlander, LARAEC Point Persons Team

Workshop Session II

10:00 AM - 10:45

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Studio I

Adult Secondary Education = Faster, Better and Together

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Kim Brendzal, Armida Chow, Michelle Cohen, Carrie Frogue, Gabriel Lopez, Imelda Macias, Patrick Meyer, Leila Rosemberg, Michele Steihl, LARAEC ASE Subject Matter Experts

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Studio II

ETS HiSET: Working with you every step of the way

Presenter

Sara Querubin, Director, ETS HiSET

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Studio III

WIOA Navigators: Co-location 101

Presenters

Laura Chardiet, Coordinator, Policy and Program Development LAUSD/DACE, Sam Powers, CTE Teacher Advisor, LAUSD/DACE

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Studio IV

AltaMed/LAUSD DACE Licensed Vocational Nurse Licensure Pathway Partnership

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Alma Alvarez, CTE Teacher Advisor, LAUSD/DACE, Rocelia Beard, Assistant Principal Adult Counseling, LAUSD/DACE, Dianna Domingo, LAUSD/DACE, Deanna Matsumoto, AEBG Teacher Advisor, LAUSD/DACE

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Terrace A

ESL Curriculum Alignment: from Adult School to Noncredit to Credit ESL

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Allison Tom-Miura, Faculty Director, Noncredit and Adult Education, West Los Angeles College Veronica Montes, Principal Monica McCarthy, ESL Coordinator Culver City Adult School Clifton de Cordoba, Principal Venice Skills Center Lisa Saperston, ESL Coordinator West LA College

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Terrace B

Stand Out Third Edition: Critical Thinking in the Adult Education Classroom

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Rob Jenkins, Steven Maggiore

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Terrace C

Career Cruising

Presenter

Henry Fimbres, Career Technical EducationaI Instructor, Montebello USD

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Terrace D

Integrated Education and Training: An Introduction

Presenter

Jennifer Bedon, Integrated Education and Training Advisor, LAUSD/DACE

Workshop Session III

11:05 AM - 11:50

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Studio I

Transitioning Adult School Students to Community College with Noncredit and Credit

Presenters

Allison Tom-Miura, Faculty Director, Noncredit and Credit Adult Education, West Los Angeles College Court Clyborne, Assistant Principal Los Angeles Technology Center Jo Hart, Assistant Principal Harbor Occupational Center (formerly teacher counselor at LATC)

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Studio II

You Can Take It With You! High School Equivalency Preparation - Distance Learning Pilot

Presenter

Monica Balbuena, Coordinator of Adult Counseling Services, LAUSD/DACE

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Studio III

Increasing I-Train/ETPL Referrals to your school

Presenters

John Alvarez, WIOA Navigator, LAUSD/DACE; Debbie Torres, CTE Advisor, LAUSD/DACE

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Studio IV

AEBG Technical Assistance Project

Presenter

Diana Batista, Director of Adult Education, Sacramento County Office of Education

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Terrace A

Blended Learning Solutions to Supplement Instruction

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Wendy Heard, Blended Learning Teacher Advisor, LAUSD/DACE; Sean Abajian, Instructional Technology Teacher Advisor, LAUSD/DACE

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Terrace B

How the GED® Program Enhances your WIOA Outcomes

Presenter

Debi Faucette, Senior Director, GED® Testing Service

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Terrace C

2016-17 LARAEC Adult Basic Education Workgroup Collaboration

Presenters

DeAnne Susino, Rocelia Beard, Adriana Juarez, Marjorie Schneider, Daniel Moynahan, and Joyce Rosenberg, LARAEC Adult Basic Education Subject Matter Experts

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Terrace D

The New Soft Skills Course

Presenter

Dave Coleman, ESL Teacher Advisor, LAUSD/DACE

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