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April 2018

FREE Entrepreneurial Professional Course

FREE Entrepreneurial Professional Course

EVERY THURSDAY: April 12th - June 14th, 2018 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Professional Development Center, San Bernardino, CA

Offered as part of the statewide CASCADE program, this Entrepreneurial Professional course will provide you with essential business knowledge to launch a new venture on your own or champion new initiatives in an existing company as an “intrapreneur.” Designed specifically for individuals with professional work experience, the course enhances your professional abilities by expanding your entrepreneurial knowledge and skillset. Learn to master the basics of business ownership and the process of creating a new business venture. Determine whether your idea is a feasible business concept. Find out how to access critical resources. Gain practical knowledge about the entrepreneurial experience, financial management and business planning. Get your business started now!

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Spring into A Career

Spring into A Career - INTECH Open House

April 19th, 2018 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm
InTech Training Center, Fontana, CA.

Not every technical-related job requires a four-year degree. Find out more about local opportunities available to you. At this Open House, you will be able to participate in Welding & Forklift Simulator Competitions, win Door Prizes, tour the InTech Center facility, participate in demonstrations. In addition, you will learn about InTech’s accelerated technical programs, technical careers in the Inland Empire, paid Internship and apprenticeship opportunities, and more!

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Business & Entrepreneurship Advisory and Industry Skills Panel

Business & Entrepreneurship Advisory and Industry Skills Panel

April 19th, 2018
JW Marriott Hotel, Palm Desert, CA

Please join us for invigorating conversations bringing together educators and business professionals to discover the latest Business & Entrepreneurship trends, industry demands, employment skills needed, and training practices.

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2018 Future of Work MeetUp

2018 Future of Work MeetUp

April 19th, 2018 from 2:30pm to 4:00pm
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

Join us for a regional Future of Work MeetUp to share your observations about the future of work, learn about model workforce development practices, and discuss strategies helpful to employers and workers.

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Cyber Tech Girls

Cyber Tech Girls

April 21st, 2018
San Bernardino Valley College

This is a one-day Technology Awareness activity for Middle and High School Girls within San Bernardino County. This activity will increase young women's awareness of IT careers by providing hands-on activities.

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Advanced Transporation Skills Panel

Advanced Transporation Skills Panel

April 25th, 2018
Moreno Valley Conference Center, Moreno Valley, CA

Please join us for invigorating conversations, bringing together educators and business professionals, to discover the latest advanced transportation & renewable energy trends, industry demands, employment skills needed, and training practices.

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California Mayors Cup Competitions

California Mayors Cup Competitions

April 28th, 2018
Moreno Valley Conference Center, Moreno Valley, CA

The California Mayors Cup is a competition across California that aligns with the California cities and mayors. Student teams will compete in a cyber competition on behalf of their city mayor once per year in the spring to bring home the cup to their city hall trophy cabinet for that year. Four regions will participate in the first year: Sacramento, Orange County, Central Valley, and Inland Empire, with 8 – 12 teams per location. In 2019 the goal will be to bring on the remaining six regions.

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Building Sustainable Cross-Sector Data Strategies to Support Career Pathways Regionally Webinar

Building Sustainable Cross-Sector Data Strategies to Support Career Pathways Regionally Webinar

April 30th, 2018 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Online Webinar

REL West's California Rural Partnerships (CRP) Alliance is organizing a webinar focused on "Building Sustainable Cross-Sector Data Strategies to Support Career Pathways Regionally" on Monday, April 30th from 3:00 – 4:30 pm PDT. During this webinar, we will examine how real-time data from the California College Guidance Initiative can support and advance cross-sector, regional pathway development. The webinar will highlight resources shared with and used by alliance members over the past nine months to support data use, sharing, and capacity-building for regional, cross-sector pathways work.

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May 2018

FREE Entrepreneurial Professional Course

FREE Entrepreneurial Professional Course

EVERY THURSDAY: April 12th - June 14th, 2018 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Professional Development Center, San Bernardino, CA

Offered as part of the statewide CASCADE program, this Entrepreneurial Professional course will provide you with essential business knowledge to launch a new venture on your own or champion new initiatives in an existing company as an “intrapreneur.” Designed specifically for individuals with professional work experience, the course enhances your professional abilities by expanding your entrepreneurial knowledge and skillset. Learn to master the basics of business ownership and the process of creating a new business venture. Determine whether your idea is a feasible business concept. Find out how to access critical resources. Gain practical knowledge about the entrepreneurial experience, financial management and business planning. Get your business started now!

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Southern California Faculty Energy Summit

Southern California Faculty Energy Summit

Friday, May 11, 2018, 8:00 AM – Saturday, May 12, 2018, 11:15 AM
Temecula Creek Inn. Temecula, CA. 92592

Join fellow Community College faculty from Southern California in beautiful Temecula for our first annual Southern California Faculty Energy Summit. This summit is a professional development opportunity aimed at bringing faculty from Southern California together for a day and a half of learning and networking. The Summit will dive into energy storage, policy, case applications, instructional material, microgrids, and demo a GRIDZ Unit. Additionally, particpants will recieve instructional resources for classroom use.

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C-ID Discipline Input Group (DIG)

C-ID Discipline Input Group (DIG)

May 18th, 2018
TBA

The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, leveraging the Course Identification Numbering System (C-ID), is hosting two Discipline Input Group (DIG) meetings this May. Please save the dates May 18 (North), May 19 (South). The purpose of the meetings will be to bring together faculty from the disciplines below in order to 1) identify sub-disciplines 2) to determine competencies to map to general education requirements. The work done by the faculty at the meetings will inform the work of the CTE Minimum Qualifications Work Group. We need faculty in the following disciplines to attend: Automotive, Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning, Welding, and Aviation.

There is no fee to attend and a light breakfast as well as lunch will be provided. In addition, we are requesting attendance of local senate leaders who have experience with general education requirements to help with the conversation related to mapping of competencies. Faculty who teach specifically in general education disciplines are desired.

Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions. Additional information will be forthcoming with location information and specific details for the meeting.


June 2018

Digital Media Educators Conference

Digital Media Educators Conference

Thursday & Friday - June 7-8, 2018
College of the Canyons, Santa Clarita, CA.

This is a special event for Information and Communication Technologies and Digital Media Faculty and Business Faculty. This year we are including a look at the ever incresing role of freelance in the digital media world. Understanding the power of digital media in the business world opens new vistas of innovation, opportunity and success for our students. We are setting up a great lineup of speakers and tracks to help you keep up with the ever changing world of digital media and business.

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FREE Entrepreneurial Professional Course

FREE Entrepreneurial Professional Course

EVERY THURSDAY: April 12th - June 14th, 2018 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Professional Development Center, San Bernardino, CA

Offered as part of the statewide CASCADE program, this Entrepreneurial Professional course will provide you with essential business knowledge to launch a new venture on your own or champion new initiatives in an existing company as an “intrapreneur.” Designed specifically for individuals with professional work experience, the course enhances your professional abilities by expanding your entrepreneurial knowledge and skillset. Learn to master the basics of business ownership and the process of creating a new business venture. Determine whether your idea is a feasible business concept. Find out how to access critical resources. Gain practical knowledge about the entrepreneurial experience, financial management and business planning. Get your business started now!

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2018 ICT Faculty Development Weeks - Week 1

2018 ICT Faculty Development Weeks - Week 1

June 11 – 15, 2018
Cabrillo College

Connect with us for 5 days of intensive professional development for ICT Educators. There are 2 dates and locations to choose from, or attend both! You may attend 1 workshop / week. Each workshop is 4.5 days long and the cost is just $100.

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2018 ICT Faculty Development Weeks - Week 2

2018 ICT Faculty Development Weeks - Week 2

June 18 ‐ 22, 2018
Coastline Community College

Connect with us for 5 days of intensive professional development for ICT Educators. There are 2 dates and locations to choose from, or attend both! You may attend 1 workshop / week. Each workshop is 4.5 days long and the cost is just $100.

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September 2018

Go West!

GO WEST! Making, Inventing, & Entrepreneurship: New Pathways & New Opportunities

September 19-21, 2018
Oakland, CA.

A collaborative conference for NACCE members in California, northwest states and Canada, Lemelson/MIT grantees, and other K-16 ecosystem members. The summit will also feature content from the Contextualized Entrepreneurship Curriculum Collaborative.

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