Reasons to Attend:
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
**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.
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.
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.
More information to come
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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.
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**
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
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.