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Tuesday Sessions

Registration, Breakfast and Exhibitor Time   7:30am-8:50am

Breakfast and Registration
Single presenter
Mandilee Gonzales
Good morning! Join us bright and early for a delightful breakfast and check in if you haven't already. This is also an opportunity for you to visit with our exhibitors and connect with people you haven't seen for a while or meet new people! Don't miss out on this chance to connect, learn, and start your day on an energizing note!
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Opening Session   9:00am-10:30am

CAEP Summit 2023 Opening Session
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Mandilee Gonzales
We are thrilled to kick off the CAEP Summit 2023, an in-person event that promises to be an impactful gathering. This year, we'll be putting the spotlight on the state's priorities in adult education, and we are eager to benefit from the insightful presentations by our esteemed CAEP Leadership. What's more, we'll be honoring not just one, but two model programs that have set benchmarks in the field. Get ready to be inspired - let's anchor the state priorities in adult education together!
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Session 1   10:40am-11:40am

Intentional Immigrant Integration: Supporting immigrant students and their families with the immigrant integration framework as a guide to support partnership and program development
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Paul Rosenbloom
Immigrants are vital to California and comprise the majority of participants in the California Adult Education Program (CAEP) participants. CAEP consortia across the state are utilizing the Immigrant Integration framework as a tool to support intentional partnership and program development to support immigrant students. This session will highlight successful projects, lessons learned and provide tools for consortia looking to start their own.
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Data & Accountability: A Hands-on Approach
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Carla Slowiczek
Participate in an activity that tracks student data as it moves from an update record to the CAEP Summary Report. During this hands-on session, participants will work in groups and reference adult learner scenarios to complete a student update record, utilize resources such as the Data Dictionary, and follow student data across a CAEP Summary Report.
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Frustrated with your SIS? Learn about 2 schools’ implementation of a new alternative.
Single presenter
Sean Abajian
Principal Sean Abajian will share results from a new statewide survey of adult school principals regarding SIS concerns. Then he will talk about the latest SIS he created and its recent implementation in two schools. The new system is fully customized for adult schools with online registration, automated messaging, teacher & student portals, student plans & live dashboards using low-code software.
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Supporting HSD Students to Improve Graduation Rates and Persistence
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Hilary Schardein
This session shares data- driven policies and practices to improve student outcomes in Adult High School Diploma programs. Topics discussed will include agency-level data collection and analysis, student intake and orientation, policies and expectations, and targeted intervention supports. Participants will have the opportunity to identify their own agency challenges and begin brainstorming ideas for program improvement.
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California Adult Education Technology and Distance Learning: A Look at the Data
Single presenter
Anthony Burik
The Technology and Distance Learning for California Adult Education report provides an overview of these topics in WIOA-funded adult schools and noncredit community college programs. We share findings from the 2021-22 report and invite participants to discuss online and blended learning as well as the impact of technology adoption in the delivery of program offerings as we look at the data. We also will reflect on the challenges and opportunities in adult education post-pandemic.
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The Ridiculously Easy Guide to Consortium Engagement: 7 Key Moves for Turning the Cruise Ship
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Michele Stiehl
COVID propelled LARAEC in building new structures for communication, collaboration, and sharing. Consortium engagement isn’t about apps but mindset. Hear about our 7 concepts for creative consorting.
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Teamwork Makes the Dreamwork: Building Bridges for Student Success
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Rose Rangel
Connecting Adult Noncredit learners in understanding the different educational pathways available requires active cross district and campus collaboration. Learn how the Coast Community College District Adult Education Programs work collaboratively with community and district partners to better support students’ career and educational objectives. During this session you will also learn best practices for working with Adult learners.
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Using an ESL App to Drive CASAS Growth and Expand Access
Single presenter
Drew Robinson
See how ESL instructors are blending the Learning Upgrade app into their classes to achieve rapid growth in reading, writing, and math. Learn how the Learning Circles model using WhatsApp groups can expand access to unserved adults. See how learners “binge learn” at home using their own smartphones, and how instructors track progress and motivate learners. This session is focused on sharing experiences from California agencies implementing app-based learning in their ESL programs.
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Building Bridges: CDCR Technology and Collaboration for Post-Incarceration Success
Single presenter
R. Lynne Ruvalcaba
The presentation will talk about recent CDCR initiatives to integrate technology into education and rehabilitative programming that makes it possible for our students to gain critical skills necessary for post-release success. It will discuss how CDCR is using best practices in adult education and technology integration in our classrooms and working to extend our efforts into adult schools in the communities where our students will live. Canvas integration, research databases, digital literacy,
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Exhibitor Block / Transition to Lunch   11:40am-12:00pm

Exhibitor
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Mandilee Gonzales
Experience the vibrancy of the CAEP Summit exhibitors' area where you'll have the opportunity to learn about products and services designed to for adult learners to help support adult education programs. Your journey of discovery can take place at your own pace, as CAEP TAP has allocated plenty of time for each attendee to visit on their own time.
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Hosted Lunch   12:00pm-01:00pm

Lunch
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Mandilee Gonzales
CAEP TAP is excited to recognize the OTAN Student Succeed recipients at the CAEP Summit 2023! During this lunch session, attendees will be invited to celebrate the Students Succeed honorees and hear their stories. Maria Cornellier of Castro Valley Adult and Career Education and Francisco Solano of Salinas Adult School.
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Session 2 (90 minutes)   1:10pm-2:40pm

Supporting Student Transitions to Postsecondary Education and the Workforce
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Kathleen Porter
Are you interested in supporting adult learners' transitions to postsecondary education and the workforce? Please join us to learn about CALPRO’s newest Community of Practice (CoP). Successful postsecondary and workforce transition can change the life trajectories of adult learners and their families. Come and find out how you can participate in this CoP with your consortium partners.
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Practical Strategies for Leveraging Chat GPT in Adult Education as a Transition Navigator: Empowering Adult Learners
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Grace Davis
This proposal aims to explore the potential of Chat GPT, an advanced language model, as a valuable tool for transition navigators in adult education. We will provide practical strategies for incorporating Chat GPT into everyday practice, enabling transition navigators to better support adult learners. By leveraging this technology, transition navigators can offer personalized guidance, access to information, and resources, thereby empowering adult learners to navigate their educational journeys
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Using a Collaborative Approach to Design and Deliver In-House Professional Development as a Way to Build Community and Enhance Diverse Adult Learners’ Success
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Susan W. Akhavan
Collaboration demonstrates that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Join SOCRC to experience how we plan and execute our in-house, multi-agency professional development events. Our design capitalizes on our consortium faculty’s expertise in enhancing student learning through creative, diverse approaches, and builds community by welcoming attendees’ collaborative contributions. Delve into this session and take home inclusive strategies that can be easily implemented in your practice.
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Strengthening Collaboration & Partnerships: One Unified School District and Community College Approach
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Neda Anasseri
Discover the successful collaboration and partnerships between Apple Valley Adult School and Victor Valley College in accelerating learner matriculation and workforce integration. Learn how training and a comprehensive site plan have strengthened team dynamics, improved communication, and utilized individual strengths. Explore accomplishments, including tailored ESL orientation, expanded course offerings, and increased student attendance and persistence rates.
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How Adults Learn: Using Adragogical Theory to Promote Engagement and Retention of Students
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Mitch Rosin
This workshop will cover the assumptions about adult learners, learning styles and cycles, contextualized learning, adult learning theory, student learning outcomes, and strategies to enhance learning for adult students. In addition to theory, you will learn practical strategies that can be used in classrooms to increase content retention, skills mastery, and learner engagement.
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Preparing Adult Learners for Jobs and Careers in Environmental and STEM Fields
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Raquel Pinderhughes
This session will focus on how we can prepare adult learners for college and career pathways. We will focus on what we have learned working with the "Roots of Success Environmental Literacy and Job Training Program”, which is centered around a federally and California state registered Department of Labor (DOL) Pre-Apprenticeship and 10-module course that prepare adults for 70 living wage jobs and 111 career pathways in environmental and STEM fields.
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Pathway to Careers: Building a Self-sufficient Future for Adult Learners
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Dr. Paul De La Cerda
Kern Adult Education Consortium created an equity-focused initiative that utilizes a hybrid course curriculum, English language support, and virtual reality to expand learning opportunities and career pathways for adults. Attendees will learn how to leverage these models using technology to win grants and increase equity and access and improve student engagement. Come learn how to transform adult students’ visions for the future into action and sustainable careers.
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Cross-Agency ESL Professional Learning Community
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Pam Garramone
The Education to Career Network of North San Diego County (ETCN) agencies of Escondido and Poway Adult Schools took on a yearlong ESL PLC project aligning the curriculum for EL Civic Objective 28 titled Assessing Health Care, that engaged all ESL levels and 15 teachers. Come hear about the project, the process, and the outcomes of this joint PLC. It was so successful that we have even bigger plans for this year!
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From GED to PhD: How SEL Can Change a Life Path
Single presenter
Timothy Amaral
The workshop will cover the fundamentals of social-emotional learning skills in the adult classroom. The academic experience will be examined through a blend of research-supported principles from the Internal Family Systems therapeutic model (IFS), trauma-informed adragogy based on the Adverse Childhood Experiences project (ACEs), needs-based responsiveness from Maslow's Hierarchy of needs.
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Session 3 (60 minutes)   2:50pm-3:50pm

Tune-Up Your Googles!
Single presenter
Melinda Holt
The Googles are always updating features, functions, and fantastical stuff! This session promises to tune-up attendees’ Google skills by: checking new features within Google apps, inspecting settings and account security, detailing share options and containers like Shared drives, and revving into as many Google apps as time allows! If you use Google you will want to know what has changed and if you don’t use Google, you will want to after this session!
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Go Fly a Kite – Engage New Students During their first 12 Hours of Instruction
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Jay Wright
“12 hours of instruction” is also an important milestone for CAEP and federal reporting, and also for student persistence . This workshop addresses how the 12 hours requirement affects your agency’s data, and strategies for engaging students in those first 12 hours
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USA Learns Updated Citizenship Course Plus More!
Single presenter
Alisa Takeuchi
Take a tour of the updated USA Learns Citizenship course (usalearns.org), which was developed by the Sacramento County Office of Education, and includes hundreds of multimedia elements that teach the English skills and information needed for your learners to pass ALL parts of the naturalization interview. Also, learn to easily create your own courses based on USA Learns content. Working with a grant from the USCIS, this citizenship course has been redeveloped to support new curriculum.
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Cultivating Welcoming and Culturally Responsive Campus Environments to Increase Student Persistence, Retention and Success
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Ashley Nguyen
Persistence and retention are constant challenges in adult education. Adult students find themselves trying to balance familial obligations, work, and attend school. Students face barriers to success that are outside of our control. This session focuses on utilizing equity and inclusion to increase students’ persistence, retention, and success.
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College transitions and partnerships: You can not have one without the other.
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Emma Diaz
Elevate your understanding of college transitions to a higher level. This presentation will outline the process used for building the partnership between Inland Career Education Center and San Bernardino Valley College and the benefit to students currently seeking to further their education with postsecondary options.
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CAEP as a Catalyst for Developing a Regional Pathway System - The Delta Sierra Adult Education Alliance’s Logistics, Industrial Maintenance and Manufacturing (LIMM) Pathway Bridge program
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Paul Rosenbloom
The Delta Sierra Adult Education Alliance’s (DSAEA) Logistics, Industrial Maintenance and Manufacturing (LIMM) Pathway Bridge program will prepare participants for success in employment, further education or earn and learn opportunities. The partnership of DSAEA members, San Joaquin County WorkNet, Community Based Organizations, employers and other public agencies is designed to address ongoing shortages in the labor force, and develop pathways to family sustaining careers
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Sourdough and Yoga. . . Lessons Learned from the Pandemic
Single presenter
Mitch Rosin
This session will highlight lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic across four groups: adult education, students, teachers, and administrators.
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Take Advantage of OTAN Curriculum Offers
Single presenter
Anthony Burik
OTAN works to negotiate the best free or reduced-cost special offers for online curriculum licenses and professional development resources suggested by our OTAN Advisory Committee and adult educators in the field. Attend this session to learn more about curriculum offers in different program areas that you might consider for use in your classroom. We will also explore some ways to integrate these resources in your instruction.
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Session 4 (60 minutes)   4:00pm-5:00pm

Meeting CAEP Performance Goals
Single presenter
Jay Wright
This session uses CAEP Tables and other data management reports to illustrate some basic strategies to evaluate data and select key points for agency improvement.
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The Role of Transition Counseling and Services in Moving Students to Postsecondary Enrollment
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Emma Diaz
The Inland Adult Education Consortium has redefined how to assist students in overcoming barriers to transition by hiring four dedicated transition counselors. Participants in this workshop will leave with a toolkit of strategies and ideas that can be used immediately in their own school districts to break barriers faced by adult students caused by culture, socio-economic conditions, immigration, finances, self-esteem, language, and prior academic setbacks.
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Voices of Afghan Female Refugee Students
Single presenter
Kate Hey
Based on qualitative research, the presenter will describe motivations, challenges and resources of Afghan female refugees pursuing higher education at a community college. She will share experiences of partnering with World Relief and the International Rescue Committee and student projects that evolved from the partnerships. The audience will have an opportunity to engage in learning ways to provide culturally responsive environment to serve refugee student population equitably.
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Monterey Peninsula Unified School District Classified Academy, Strengthening from Within: A District Approach to Creating Professional Development for Classified Staff facilitated by Classified Staff
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Beth Wodecki
The Classified Academy, Strengthening from Within: A District Approach to Creating Professional Development for Classified Staff facilitated by Classified Staff. Created by the Monterey Adult School, this sequence of courses is designed to enhance skills and knowledge of the key tasks to support school sites and district departments. When available, courses will be taught by MPUSD professionals who can offer their expertise to their colleagues.
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Creative Ways to Engage All Levels of Online Learners
Single presenter
Elisia Doonan
Want to learn new ways to involve all levels of learning online? This is for you!. We can all learn from each other.
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Creating Inclusive Career Pathways in Healthcare for Adult ELLs
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Miranda Loos
There is a national focus on reskilling and upskilling job-seekers and incumbent workers for careers in healthcare. Yet, immigrants, refugees and speakers of other languages with experience and credentials are unable to access these programs, because English is a barrier. Through blended and contextualized English on-ramps to CTE and IET programs, institutions can drive workforce inclusion by making career pathways in health care accessible to English Learners.
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Adult Education and Workforce Housing - Building an Integrated Approach from the Ground Up
Single presenter
Frank Gerdeman
This session will highlight ongoing work between ADVANCE (the Lake Tahoe Adult Education Consortium), operator, developer, and community organizations as they work to incorporate adult education and workforce development services in the creation of Sugar Pine Village, a project which will bring 248 new units of affordable workforce housing to Lake Tahoe.
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Noncredit 101
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Lisa Mednick Takami, Ed.D.
Presented by the CC Tap team and OIRP colleagues from North Orange Continuing Education (NOCE), this 60-minute session will provide attendees an overview of noncredit program structure, data, noncredit vs CAEP program area overlaps/distinctions, funding structures, and partnerships.
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Get to Know Your Noncredit Colleagues   5:30pm-6:30pm

Get to Know Your Noncredit Colleagues
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Lisa Mednick Takami, Ed.D.
CAEP TAP NOCE (CC TAP) is excited to invite everyone to our networking event - "Meet Your Noncredit Colleagues!" This is your golden opportunity to dive into an ocean of shared knowledge on noncredit-specific conversations. Exchange best practices, unveil new strategies, and forge invaluable connections with your fellow professionals. Can't wait to see you there!
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