Good morning and welcome, I’m Amy Schulz, the Director of CTE and EWD at Feather River College…
Exciting time in education and workforce developmentChanges and transformations on the horizonHow does a rural community fit into the new world of work?How does our education system innovate to fit these new needs?Today we will look into the not-too-distant future and start to prepare for our need
What is a skills panel? This started for entrepreneurship. We met with a group of entrepreneurs and HR professionals and educators in the Bay Area and learned the skills they were looking for weren’t what you might thing. Today we want to identify the skills for our students to be successful.
PUSD is the midst of developing their Common Core State Standards as micheline mentioned,Video
California has chosen to integrate the 21st Century Skills framework in our CCSS. PUSD is using this as well.
California is expecting a 19% increase in STEM jobs by 2018. How are our students prepared for that? What does STEM look like in Plumas and Lassen Counties?
Changing WorkforceHow long have you been in your positionDo you have a retirement plan?Describe stint/pivotHow do we prepare students for stints?Skills are transferrable
Products/knowledge are the engine of the new economy. Students need to identify their competitive advantage, different from factory-style jobs
How doe we prepare our students for a knowledge value economy?
What broad-based skills will be necessary to succeed in the 21st Century workforce?
Rural work & education
Rural Work & Education in the 21st Century:
Where do we go from here?
A partnership between CTE/EWD at Feather River College &
Plumas Unified School District
June 19, 2013
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Plumas Sierra Fairgrounds
Identify 21st Century future work skills
Develop tools to teach essential skills to students who
live in rural communities
Make connections between industry and education to
continue the dialogue and engage in future activities
Skills panels create a business-driven forum to solve workforce
problems in a particular industry by encouraging companies,
who might otherwise be in competition, to collaborate on
identifying the critical skills needed by their employees.
– California Community College Economic & Workforce
What is a Skills Panel?
3 R’s: Rigor, Relevance, Relationships
4 C’s: Communication, Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration
7 Survival Skills
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Collaboration across networks
Agility & Adaptability
Initiative & Entrepreneurialism
Effective Oral & Written Communication
Assessing & Analyzing Information
Curiosity & Imagination
Common Core State Standards