Webinar Series: Building a Robust Work-Based Learning Program

Join Transeo and eDynamic Learning for a series of webinars to walk through all the key elements of a robust work-based learning CTE program. From meeting federal funding requirements to starting early in middle school with career exploration, as well as optimizing WBL programs and ensuring your students are graduating ready for whatever their next step is, you’ll walk away from each of these webinars with actionable insights. 

Webinar 1: Meeting the Needs of Perkins V Funding

January 18, 2023 | 11 a.m. CST

Host: Dr. David Schuler, Superintendent of Township High School District 214, Arlington Heights, Illinois, and the new Executive Director of the School Superintendents Association (AASA)

Are you seeking Perkins V funds to grow your CTE program? With upcoming applications due this spring, we’ve pulled together a panel of experienced CTE educators to help walk through the key areas of Perkins V funding. This Q&A session will help you learn more about the requirements and options available for:

You will walk away from this webinar with helpful insights to help develop a comprehensive CTE program that aligns with your local needs assessment and meets the requirements of Perkins V funding.


Webinar 2: Unleashing the Power of Purpose-Driven Career Exploration

February 1, 2023 | 11 a.m. CST

Host: Tyler Wood, Vice President of Marketing and Professional Development, eDynamic Learning

Presenter: Mark C. Perna, international generational expert, award-winning author, founder and CEO of TFS Results

Behind the skills gap lies an even bigger chasm: the awareness gap. Students, and often their families, simply don’t know what they don’t know about the many rewarding career fields available today. How do we bridge that gap to connect students to everything that’s possible after high school?

Join Mark C. Perna, an international generational expert and award-winning author ofAnswering Why: Unleashing Passion, Purpose, and Performance in Younger Generations, to discover the secrets of the younger generations—what they think, how they make decisions, and what makes them tick. Once we understand what drives these remarkable young people, we can unleash their true passion, purpose, and performance in the classroom and beyond.

Mark is the founder and CEO of TFS Results, a full-service strategic consulting firm at the forefront of the national paradigm shift in education and workforce development. His cutting-edge strategies have helped thousands of educators bridge the awareness gap and engage students in purpose-driven career exploration.

In this webinar, Mark will:

This fast-paced webinar will empower your efforts to engage students more deeply in the relevance and passion of their learning journey. You’ll walk away with tangible tools you can implement immediately, along with the inspiration to enhance the career exploration experience at your organization.


Webinar 3: Scaling and Optimizing Work-Based Learning

March 1, 2023 | 11 a.m. CST

Does your school or district offer work-based learning (WBL)? Are you looking to increase student participation in your WBL programs? Are you finding it challenging to build, scale and optimize your program?

In this webinar, join expert panelists Kara Pontius (Jobs Implementer at Transeo), Val Garcia (Chicago Public Schools), Halee Porter (Northside High School in Houston), and Dahlia Orris (Broward County Schools). They will provide examples and inspiration across the WBL continuum, including:

Attend this session to gain a deeper understanding of how educators are innovating to scale and optimize their work-based learning programs.  


Webinar 4: Helping Students Graduate Ready

March 22, 2023 | 11 a.m. CST

Join us to discuss the mission of going beyond college and career readiness to make sure students are ready no matter what their next steps are. At eDynamic Learning and Transeo, we are on a mission to support educators and enable students to discover their skills, passion and purpose. As part of this mission we are working with educators that are thinking beyond college and career readiness and helping their students consider what their desired career pathway requires, so they can gain more focus and see a connection between school and career. 

Host Kara Pontius will be joined by a panel of passionate educators, including Alex George, Tanika Lester, and Andy Baggs, to discuss the many ways they are helping students become ready for their unique post-secondary path:

Attend this session and you will walk away with practical insight into how educators are implementing programs and broadening the scope of what post-secondary success looks like for their students.