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Second Annual LARAEC Conference

March 10, 2018

"Don’t Stop Believing: Journeys to Student Success"

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

AEBG 101 for Classified Staff

Presenters

Yanira Chavez, Point Person; Burbank Unified School District Point Person
Elizabeth Lozano, Supervising Administrative Assistant, LAUSD

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Studio II

Prepare Today’s Students for the Demands of WIOA, IET and IEL/CE with the Burlington Blend

Presenter

Miranda LaBatt, Regional Manager, Burlington English

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Studio III

If We Build It, Will They Come? Strategies for Marketing Your Programs

Presenter

Dave Coleman, Central Office ESL Teacher Advisor, LAUSD

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Studio IV

CASAS’ Workforce Skills Certification System and LAUSD’s Experience

Presenter

Paul Kratzer, WIOA Navigator, LAUSD

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Terrace A

Improve Math Proficiency in CTE Classes with IET

Presenters

Margaret Chedotte and Carlos Palma, Harbor Occupational Center, LAUSD

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Terrace B

GED® En Español - Student Panel

Presenter

Dennis Solares, Faculty, Los Angeles Mission College

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Terrace C

A Virtual Tour of Library Adult Literacy Centers

Presenter

Karen Hernandez-Chacon, Adult Literacy Coordinator, Los Angeles Public Library

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Terrace D

CTE Student Panel

Moderators

Men Le, AEBG Teacher Advisor, LAUSD
Monique Corral, ASE Instructor, Burbank Adult School

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Producer

Adult Learning through CANVAS, an online learning management system

Presenter

Luciano Morales, Adjunct Professor, Los Angeles City College

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Director/Writer

Strengthening Working Families

Presenter

Doug Marriott, Dean of Adult/Community Education & Workforce Development, Los Angeles Valley College

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Ballroom

Adult Education: Bridging Pathways to Academic, Career, and Transfer Success

Presenters

Leticia Barajas, Vice President, Pathway Innovation & Institutional Effectiveness, LATTC
Dr. Michelle Cheang, Dean, Pathway Innovation and Institutional Effectiveness, LATTC

Workshop Session II

10:00 AM - 10:45

Room

Studio I

CASAS Assessment to Instruction

Presenter

Jay Wright, CASAS, CAPM

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Studio II

Yes They CAN: Rigorous Writing Tasks for ESL

Presenter

Mary Louise Baez, Technical Assistance Consultant, American Institutes For Research

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Studio III

From Grammar Geek to Grammar Disruptor: the (R)evolution of an ESL Teacher

Presenter

Dave Coleman, Central Office ESL Teacher Advisor, LAUSD

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Studio IV

Regular, Purposeful Vocabulary Instruction in the ABE, ASE, and CTE Classrooms

Presenter

Marjorie Schneider, Central Office ABE Advisor, LAUSD

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Terrace A

Integrated Education and Training

Presenter

Jennifer Bedon, Central Office IET Teacher Advisor, LAUSD

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Terrace B

GED®Innovation: The Tips, Tools and Resources for Success

Presenter

Iris McKenzie, CA State Relationship Manager, GED Testing Service

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Terrace C

Three FREE Hidden Adult Education Gems at the Public Library

Presenter

Kelly Tyler, Managing Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library

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Terrace D

ESL Student Panel

Moderators

Carrie Frogue, Point Person, Montebello Unified School District
Matthew Oberlander, Point Person, LAUSD

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Producer

A Bridge to Credit ESL: A Look at the Los Angeles City College Noncredit ESL Transition Academy

Presenters

Brianda Alvarez, Counselor, Los Angeles City College
Iva Hong, ESL Instructor, Los Angeles City College

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Director/Writer

Enhancing Student Success: Implementing Credit & Noncredit Co-Requisite Models

Presenter

Allison Tom-Miura, Dean, West Los Angeles College

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Ballroom

Cosmetology, Buildings and Grounds, and IET: Building Multiple IET Strands at Abram Friedman Occupational Center

Presenter

Justin Gorence, ESL Teacher Advisor, Abram Friedman Occupational Center, LAUSD

Workshop Session III

11:05 AM - 11:50

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Studio I

Reaching Performance Goals - Data Can Be Your Friend

Presenter

Deborah Davidock, Program Performance Specialist, LAUSD

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Studio II

Accelerated Learning

Presenter

Karyn Crowe Ruiz, Visalia Adult School, High School Subjects Instructor, Data Analyst, WASC Coordinator

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Studio III

How Long Does it Take to Learn English?

Presenter

Sara Davila, Learning Expert, Pearson ELT

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Studio IV

Let’s Talk Friday

Presenter

Robert Proctor, ESL Instructor, East Los Angeles Occupational Center, LAUSD

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Terrace A

Successful Pathway to Solar Training

Presenter

Alma Alvarez, CTE Pathways Advisor, East Los Angeles Skills Center, LAUSD

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Terrace B

ETS HiSET® Program Updates – Tools & Resources Available Now!

Presenter

Tanya Haug, National Director, HiSET Outreach

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Terrace C

LAUSD’s Family Success Initiative: Empowering Families to Reach Their Goals

Presenter

Jennifer Bedon, Central Office Teacher Advisor LAUSD

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Terrace D

ABE/ASE Student Panel

Presenters

Elvis Carias, Point Person, Culver City Unified School District
Monique Corral, ASE Instructor, Burbank Adult School

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Producer

Workforce Readiness and Technology in the Classroom

Presenter

Crystal Caban, ELD Teacher, Burbank Adult School

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Director/Writer

Best Practices for On-Boarding and Enrolling Adult School Students into College

Presenter

Allison Tom-Miura, Dean, West Los Angeles College

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