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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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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.
(AUD: ADM, STF, TEA • PGM: CRR, EQT, LDR, LRT, MKT, PDV, PGE, TDL )

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

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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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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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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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

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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Session 4 (60 minutes)   4:00pm-5:00pm

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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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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Wednesday Sessions

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!
(AUD: ADM, STF, TEA • PGM: CRR, EQT, LDR, LRT, MKT, PDV, PGE, TDL )

CAEP Address   9:00am-10:00am

CAEP Update
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Mandilee Gonzales
Kick off the second day of the 2023 Summit, CAEP TAP is delighted to have notable representatives from the Chancellor's Office and the California Department of Education share the CAEP Update. Their valuable insight on policy and programs will strengthen our collective effort. With a strong dedication to our adult learners CAEP TAP anticipates a rich session that will further advance our shared educational goals.
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Session 5 (90 minutes)   10:10am-11:40am

Exhibitor Time and No-Host Lunch   11:40am-01:00pm

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.
(AUD: ADM, STF, TEA • PGM: CRR, EQT, LDR, LRT, MKT, PDV, PGE, TDL )

Session 6 (60 minutes)   1:10pm-2:10pm

Equitable Program Development to Align to Regional Employer Needs
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Tamika Connor
Californians, especially adults over 25 years old, continue to face economic uncertainties and inequities amid dynamic labor market shifts. In order to understand these changes and to create equitable opportunities for students and workers, post-secondary education providers will need to deepen engagement with regional industry and employer partners in this education-to-workforce ecosystem to develop tailored programs and support services.
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Tips for Engaging All Learners with Digital Literacy
Single presenter
Elisia Doonan
Are you ready to learn some new tips for all your learners who are challenged in the digital world. You will learn some practical ways to aid with vision, finger dexterity and focusing on task on the computer. If you bring your computer/laptop, you can even practice some techniques. The tips will range from keyboards to immersive reader. Ther will be many resources sited for more information also.
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Exhibitor Time   2:10pm-2:40pm

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.
(AUD: ADM, STF, TEA • PGM: CRR, EQT, LDR, LRT, MKT, PDV, PGE, TDL )

Session 7 (90 minutes)   2:50pm-4:20pm

Aligning CAEP and the High Road Training Partnership Initiative
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Neil Kelly
Learn about the California Workforce Development Board's High Road Training Partnerships (HRTP). The HRTP initiative increases access to existing high-road jobs for underserved populations and create pathways for job growth for incumbents already employed with high- road employers. Find out how adult education aligns with this effort. Learn about how the California Adult Education Program (CAEP) is working togther with workforce and labor to build pathways and roadmaps for adult students.
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Andragogy and Equity - How can we best meet the needs of diverse adult learners?
Single presenter
Grace Sauser
How can we transform Adult Education to better meet the unique learning needs of adults and work towards greater equity? In this session, we will explore the concepts of andagogy (adult learning theory) and equity and discuss practical ways that schools can address both by providing autonomy, relevance, flexibility, and connectedness. Specific strategies will be modeled and shared and participants will walk away with a draft plan for enhancing equitable practices in their own programs.
(AUD: ADM, STF, TEA • PGM: PDV )

CAEP Networking Event   4:45pm-6:45pm

Networking
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Mandilee Gonzales
We are thrilled to extend an invitation to you for an exhilarating evening of relaxation & networking! After soaking up a wealth of knowledge in our dynamic sessions, how about unwinding and sharing insights with your peers? Let's get together, exchange ideas about the innovative tools and strategies that sparked your interest, and explore ways to seamlessly anchor the state's priorities into your programs! Trust us, it's not just a networking event - it's a fun-filled opportunity!
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Thursday Sessions

Breakfast and Exhibitor Time   7:30am-8:30am

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!
(AUD: ADM, STF, TEA • PGM: CRR, EQT, LDR, LRT, MKT, PDV, PGE, TDL )

Session 8 (60 minutes)   8:40am-9:40am

ENGAGE, ENHANCE, and EXTEND the Learning with the Triple E Framework!
Single presenter
susan Gaer
In this session, we will look at technology integration and some simple ways to increase student involvement and learning with Liz Kolb’s Triple E Framework. Participants will learn how they can easily add these activities to their current lesson plans. We will stress the importance of focusing on the learning goals first and the technology second. We will share a lesson plan and then show how we can add activities to ENGAGE, ENHANCE, and EXTEND the learning.
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Applying the theoretical framework of culturally relevant pedagogy (CRP) to the adult education classroom
Single presenter
Rhonda Williams, Ph.D.
This workshop will explore the applicability of Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings’ research findings to the adult education classroom. Dr. Ladson-Billings coined the term Culturally Relevant Pedagogy (CRP) and defined it as “pedagogy that empowers students intellectually, socially, emotionally, and politically by using cultural referents to impart knowledge, skills, and attitudes.” The primary components of CRP can be coupled with vital andragogical instructional techniques to promote adult learning.
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Session 9 (60 minutes)   9:50am-10:50am

Diversifying the Healthcare Workforce: Strategies from San Diego College of Continuing Education
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Sandra Leydens
Developing a diverse healthcare workforce improves the health and well being of the community as a whole. Active recruitment from underserved communities paire with identifying and eliminating language and cultural biases within curriculum enalbes diverse learners to achieve success in courses.
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Connecting Marginalized Students with Education by Building Community-Based Classes
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Karen Bautista
Providing community-based English as a Second language classes is a way to open education access for the most marginalized adults. Learn a structured approach for developing relationships, maintaining them, and keeping the focus on student support. Building transition pathways for adults is an integral part, and student feedback is at the forefront. Participants will leave with a recipe for relationship success.
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Schoolwide Northstar Integration - Using the Northstar Digital Literacy Program to Advance Digital Literacy Skills for Staff and Students
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Meredith Tait
In order to address the digital literacy gap, Torrance Adult School partnered with OTAN to bring the Northstar Digital Literacy program to the school. In this presentation, we will share how we started by using the Northstar online lessons and assessments with staff and how we are currently using the curriculum and assessments with students.
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Accelerating Student Progress Using Digital Curriculum In A HyFlex Model
Multiple presenters (maximum is 6 presenters)
Armando Chavez
Torrance Adult School’s ABE/ASE Department has implemented several programmatic changes to help students accelerate their progress toward their goals. We implemented HyFlex across the department in order to meet students’ needs. We are continuing to address barriers to student progress by incorporating digital literacy instruction across the department and exploring new curricula and LMS options. In this presentation, we will share our process and plans going forward.
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EdTech & Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Single presenter
Karin de Varennes
EdTech & Universal Design for Learning complement one another as together they create equitable and accessible instruction for a variety of learners. Put simply, UDL is a "framework that is designed around making changes at the curriculum level so that all students have an opportunity to learn (cast.org)." Using technology tools to enhance representation, expression, and engagement, constructs an equitable platform for learning.
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Session 10 (60 minutes)   11:00am-12:00pm

Accessibility: What We Do Will Help Us Reach All Students
Single presenter
Debbie Jensen
Some see Accessibility as what we must do, but it is more; it is what we CAN do to use technology to create accessibility resources for all. We should put in the work to make resources accessible for learners whether their disability is identified or shared. Join us in learning how to make all your documents accessible to all. The tools we will use will include Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and more.
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Closing   12:10pm-12:40pm

Closing and Opportunity Drawing
Single presenter
Mandilee Gonzales
As we come to a close for this year's CAEP Summit 2023, we are already eagerly awaiting the 2024 Summit set to take place in the beautiful region of Northern California! We hope that everyone was able to expand their knowledge, connect with colleagues, and discover or rediscover innovative strategies. We're thrilled to wrap up this event with an opportunity drawing for our attendees. Keep in mind, you must be present to win. Wishing you all the very best of luck!
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