Presentation on The Stepping Stones Collaborative & Career-Technical Education By Gregory Cabrera Business Partnerships Co...
Metropolitan  Education District <ul><li>MetroED is the largest career-oriented educational organization in Santa Clara Co...
The Stepping Stones Collaborative <ul><li>Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Our mission is anchored in the vision of creating a se...
Geographic Distribution
What is Career-Technical Education? <ul><li>(CTE) is a program of study that involves a multiyear sequence of courses that...
 
Main Point #1:  CTE is a reservoir for skilled,  employable people <ul><li>CTE covers a broad range of industries, emergin...
By 2014, California will have 6.5 million job openings, some of which include:   <ul><li>188,000 constructions jobs </li><...
Main Point#2 CTE provides direction, opportunities, and  pathways to high skilled work <ul><li>Students learn employabilit...
Main Point #3:  Partnering with our CTE  Programs is an asset, not a liability <ul><li>Business participation enhances stu...
“ We Want You As Our Partner”
What does a business  partnership look like? <ul><li>Do you support CTE programs and students? </li></ul><ul><li>What can ...
Final Point  “The Big Picture” Career-Technical Education Matters <ul><li>To the regional sustainability of Silicon Valley...
<ul><li>Gregory S. Cabrera ,  </li></ul><ul><li>Business Partnerships Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>MetroED/CCOC Administr...
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Business & Industry Presentation on The Stepping Stones Collaborative and Career-Technical Education

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The following presentation was prepared by Gregory Cabrera, Business Partnerships Coordinator, who represents "The Stepping Stones Collaborative" in Silicon Valley and Santa Clara County ROPs. His position is funded by a grant through the California Department of Education (SB 70 CTE) to promote The Stepping Stones Collaborative and develop business partnerships with local business and industry.

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Business & Industry Presentation on The Stepping Stones Collaborative and Career-Technical Education

  1. 1. Presentation on The Stepping Stones Collaborative & Career-Technical Education By Gregory Cabrera Business Partnerships Coordinator MetroED & Santa Clara County ROC/Ps
  2. 2. Metropolitan Education District <ul><li>MetroED is the largest career-oriented educational organization in Santa Clara County, comprised of high school and adult career-technical, academic and community programs. MetroED annually provides more than 30,000 diverse students with the skills to help them be productive, income-earning and tax-paying contributors to Santa Clara County. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Stepping Stones Collaborative <ul><li>Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Our mission is anchored in the vision of creating a seamless system of Career-Technical Education between secondary and post-secondary education and the needs of the business industry within Santa Clara County and adjoining portions of San Benito County. </li></ul><ul><li>Members: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MetroED, North County ROP, Central County ROC/P, and South County ROP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mission College, West Valley College, Gavilan College, Evergreen Valley College, San Jose City College, DeAnza College, and Foothill College. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Funding: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Senate Bill 70 Stepping Stones Grant </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Geographic Distribution
  5. 5. What is Career-Technical Education? <ul><li>(CTE) is a program of study that involves a multiyear sequence of courses that integrates core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to postsecondary education and careers. </li></ul><ul><li>Source: California Department of Education </li></ul>
  6. 7. Main Point #1: CTE is a reservoir for skilled, employable people <ul><li>CTE covers a broad range of industries, emerging technologies, and growing fields </li></ul><ul><li>CTE is a robust system of education that prepares students for careers </li></ul><ul><li>CTE is a necessary investment if California is to remain globally competitive </li></ul>
  7. 8. By 2014, California will have 6.5 million job openings, some of which include: <ul><li>188,000 constructions jobs </li></ul><ul><li>177,000 manufacturing jobs </li></ul><ul><li>50,000 automotive repair jobs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>73,100 carpenters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>25,100 electricians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>132,000 nurses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11,700 welders </li></ul></ul><ul><li>California’s nanotechnology sector needs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>250,000 production workers in the next 10 years. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Source: The California Labor and Workforce Development Agency </li></ul>
  8. 9. Main Point#2 CTE provides direction, opportunities, and pathways to high skilled work <ul><li>Students learn employability skills </li></ul><ul><li>Students apply theory to practice </li></ul><ul><li>Students explore career-tech options </li></ul><ul><li>Students gain industry experience </li></ul><ul><li>Students build self-esteem, confidence, and problem-solving abilities </li></ul>
  9. 10. Main Point #3: Partnering with our CTE Programs is an asset, not a liability <ul><li>Business participation enhances student learning and helps build community </li></ul><ul><li>Business has access to a source of well-rounded, employable workers </li></ul><ul><li>Business acts as a catalyst, ensuring the growth of a competitive workforce in the global economy </li></ul><ul><li>The ROI comes in many forms! </li></ul>
  10. 11. “ We Want You As Our Partner”
  11. 12. What does a business partnership look like? <ul><li>Do you support CTE programs and students? </li></ul><ul><li>What can you do to support CTE programs? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you help our students achieve success? </li></ul>
  12. 13. Final Point “The Big Picture” Career-Technical Education Matters <ul><li>To the regional sustainability of Silicon Valley </li></ul><ul><li>Sustaining high-tech global outputs </li></ul><ul><li>To the economic development of California </li></ul><ul><li>Helping business successfully compete </li></ul><ul><li>To the future of work and life in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing workers for the new economy </li></ul><ul><li>Maximizing one’s individual opportunity in achieving success in the workforce </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Gregory S. Cabrera , </li></ul><ul><li>Business Partnerships Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>MetroED/CCOC Administration </li></ul><ul><li>760 Hillsdale Ave. Bldg. 800 </li></ul><ul><li>San Jose, CA 95136 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] www.metroed.net </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: (408) 723-6474 What could you be? </li></ul>“ Please come visit us. Thank you for your time & consideration!”

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