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October 2018


CCCAOE 2018 Fall Conference

October 10-12, 2018
Omni Rancho Las Palmas, Rancho Mirage, CA.

Reasons to Attend:

  1. Your students are counting on you. Invest in your students and schools by attending CCCAOE 2018 Fall Conference. Get information, share insights, find solutions and ways to increase recruitment and retention rates.
  2. You can't afford not to attend. This is the only leadership development opportunity that offers the leadership and faculty perspective. Partner directly with leaders in the education arena and collaborate with your peers to tackle the issues you face in your own district or regions.
  3. Get the skinny on future education trends and issues. Whether it's issues related to budget and finance; innovation and student learning; leadership; equity adequacy, and opportunity; community engagement, communication or collaboration, this premier event focuses on key areas to guide teams through tough fiscal times.
  4. Practical solutions to education challenges. We deliver practical solutions to help Career Education teams improve education and economic development opportunities.
  5. Partner with education experts. Spend time with our business partners on our fast-growing Vendor Show floor and find out how they can help you effectively manage and lead your districts with the various product and service solutions they offer..
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Your Future Starts Now! Job Fair

Job Fair

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 9:00am to 1:00pm
Applied Technology Training Center (Bldg.)
114 S. Del Rosa Dr.
San Bernardino, Ca 92408

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Hospital Association of Southern California

Inland Empire Nursing Workforce Forum: Addressing the Need for Experienced RNs in Hospital Specialty Areas

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 9am – 1pm
Molina Healthcare of California Regional Office
550 E Hospitality Lane, San Bernardino, CA. 92408
1st Floor Conference Room, Aliso Beach Room 1

Across Southern California, there’s a growing demand FOR EXPERIENCED NURSES IN SPECIALTY AREAS. A 2017 HASC workforce report show that 93 percent of hospitals experience difficulty in filling RN Specialty jobs. RN nursing programs, hospital nursing, education, and HR leaders are invited to join HASC, HealthImpact, and the Health Workforce Initiative (Desert/Inland Empire) to explore this issue and recommend solutions to develop a strong and skilled workforce in the Inland Empire.

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Southern California Cybersecurity Summit 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Bourns Technology Center
1190 Columbia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92507.

Please join us for our annual Cybersecurity Summit. Learn from industry experts about the state of Cybersecurity threats, and the need to educate CEOs on the strategic, cross-enterprise value of cyber defense. As well as, the importance of moving to a skills-based training approach to protect your enterprise.
This years topic is: Securing the Cloud


CIN October Cyberfest Series Week 3: Red Team, Blue Team, the Safety Dance

CIN October Cyberfest Series Week 3: Red Team, Blue Team, the Safety Dance CompTIA A+/Network+/Security+/Server+

October 18 at 2:00 pm CT/ 3:00 pm ET

Join CompTIA and our experts Dwight Watt and Jill West, to hear about the day-to-day issues that IT departments face. You’ll gain tools and suggestions to help you teach students CompTIA’s A+, Network+, Security+ and Server+ to support the growing need for qualified IT individuals.


High Desert Opportunity Summit

High Desert Opportunity Summit

Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 9am - 3pm
San Bernardino County Fairgrounds

The new, one-day event will combine the 37th annual HDO conference with the VVC Foundation’s High Desert Economic Summit, usually held in the spring. The conference will focus on marketing the High Desert region for business retention and attraction, while also featuring an economic forecast of the Victor Valley and Inland Empire Region. This year’s conference will include an economic forecast and educate attendees about the economic future of the High Desert, Inland Empire and state as a whole. Proceeds from the conference will benefit the Victor Valley College Foundation, which provides scholarship and grant opportunities to students at VVC.

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CIN October Cyberfest Series Week 4: Get off of my clouds

CIN October Cyberfest Series Week 4: Get off of my clouds CompTIA CySA+/PenTest+/CASP+

October 25 at 10:00am CT / 3:00 pm GMT

This session focusses on CompTIA’s CySA+, PenTest+ and CASP related careers. Join us and hear from Andrea Di Fabio, a Chief Information Security Officer, as he describes various projects involving securing infrastructures. We will also be joined by Clay Leitzke, owner of Nexus Worldwide Computer Training as he shares the challenges of preparing a skilled cyber workforce while providing access to classroom resources.


Digital Media Regional CTE Advisory Community Meetings

Friday, October 26, 2018 from 9:30am - 1:30pm
The Life Arts Center, Riverside

**Please note, due to a conflict, our meeting date has been changed to Oct 26 but was previously advertised as Oct 19**

Planned as part of the SWP Regional CTE Advisory Pilot Project. We will provide a light continental breakfast and lunch. The moderated panel will be from approximately 10:00am - 11:30am. Breakout sessions by specific sub-sector areas of Digital Media will be held after the panel and will include Photography, Graphic Design & Web content, Social Media Marketing, Radio/TV/Film/Video (editing and production), Animation/Motion Graphics/Gaming and Game Design.

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November 2018

Business Model Canvas Workshop

November 1st & 2nd, 2018
Riverside County

Please join us on Thursday & Friday, November 1st & 2nd, 2018 for our Inland Empire/Desert Region Business Model Canvas Workshop.
This is a two-day workshop to learn how to use the Business Model Canvas to create innovative business models, and how to test a business model for viability and growth potential.


San Gorgonio Girl Scouts

San Gorgonio Girl Scouts "Women in Manufacturing" Day at InTech

Friday, November 2, 2018 from 9:00am to 1:00pm
InTech/Conference Center - Fontana

Women in Manufacturing field trip for the Girl Scouts on November 2nd. An early snapshot of the day will include an interactive tour of InTech; visual bus tour of CSI; a women in manufacturing panel; and possible welcome by Senator Leyva or Assemblywoman Reyes.
Sponsor: Advanced Manufacturing Sector DSN for Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy.

Healthcare Regional CTE Advisory Community Meetings

Thursday, November 8, 2018

More information to come

Equity Awareness to Equity Action

Equity Awareness to Equity Action

November 28 - 30, 2018
Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza, Sacramento, CA.

Equitable Strand Categories

  • Increasing Equity and Access in CTE and STEM
  • Building and Equitable Workforce
  • Implementing Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Access (ex. Guided Pathways, Career Pathways)
  • Strategies for Equitable Learning Environments
  • Using Data to Expand Equitable Opportunities for Students
  • Equitable Leadership Practices

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December 2018

Rube Goldberg Machine Contest

Saturday, December 1, 2018 (Tentative) Competition: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location TBD

Supported with funding from Southern California Edison, the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools will be holding our third official Countywide Rube Goldberg Machine Contest. A Rube Goldberg Machine is a comically involved, complicated invention, laboriously contrived to perform a simple operation. The construction of these machines requires problem solving, patience, perseverance, collaboration, and strong communication skills. The contest invites 60 teams of 3-10 students at the elementary, middle and high school levels. In order to participate, team lead teachers must participate in an innovative mindset professional development provided by the Alliance for Education.

January 2019

Silicon Valley

Western Academy Support & Training Center (WASTC)

Jan 3 & 4, 2019
Cisco Headquarters
260 E Tasman, Building 9
San Jose, CA 95134

ICT Educator’s Winter Conference
This is the 4th annual WASTC hosted Winter ICT Educators' Conference that was birthed by MPIC. We believe that the value of this conference is in the shared knowledge, experience, and wisdom each of you brings to ICT Education.

Registration will open October 1, 2018.
Contact Karen Stanton [email protected]
**IE Cyber HUB SWP Project participating colleges – this would be an excellent professional development opportunity for ICT faculty and a good use of your funds**


Silicon Valley

The Bits, Bots, & Hacks Workshop

January 30 & 31st 2019, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dorothy Inghram Learning Center
670 East Carnegie Drive, San Bernardino

Teachers will receive training on how to implement some of the newest content on the micro:bit™, Arduino™, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things. The workshop will show you how to model these lessons in your classrooms as well as let you explore the thousands of pages of other free resources that NICERC has to offer. Call 909.252.4550 for more information

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April 2019

San Bernardino/Inyo/Mono Science & Engineering Fair - Competition

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Auto Club Speedway of California

The SIM Science & Engineering Fair is an annual competition of exemplary science projects designed, developed and presented by elementary and secondary students from schools in San Bernardino, Inyo and Mono counties. Participants share their knowledge of science and engineering with experienced industry professionals. Projects are judged based on scientific method, content, clarity of presentation and originality. Who might participate? Engineering Pathways and Advanced Manufacturing Pathways.

San Bernardino/Inyo/Mono Science & Engineering Fair - Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Doors Open: 5:30 p.m. Awards: 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location TBD