In today's world, it is more important now than ever to ensure our students are prepared for their future. By 2029, healthcare occupations are projected to grow 15%, adding 2.4 million new jobs -- the highest increase in the employment sector. How do we prepare for this growth?
Join education leader Dr. Dave Schuler and a panel of experts in a round table discussion of best practices on implementing and growing healthcare work-based learning experiences. The panelists will discuss best practices, including:
After our main discussion, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and share best practices as we transition the webinar into smaller break-out rooms for deeper application.
Dr. David Schuler, Superintendent of District 214, IL
Dr. David R. Schuler, a national education leader and superintendent in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, is passionate about the importance of community service, work-based learning, and preparing all students to be college, career and life ready. Dr. Schuler launched Redefining Ready!, a national initiative around post-secondary readiness, during his time as 2015-16 president of AASA, The School Superintendents Association. In 2018, Dr. Schuler was named the Illinois Superintendent of the Year and that same year he was named the AASA National Superintendent of the Year.
Wendy Chapman, Career Pathways, Adult & Career Education, Lee County Schools, FL
Wendy Chapman is the Site Coordinator of 3 of the Adult Education sites in the School District of Lee County Florida. Born in raised in Miami, Wendy always knew she wanted to be an educator. After graduating from FIU in Elementary Education, she spent the next 20 years teaching elementary. It wasn't until she began teaching English classes in the evening at a local Cape Coral high school that her new passion for adult education began. Wendy's main title now is Career Pathways. She truly enjoys working with the adult students and helping them find their dream career path and attain their career, educational, and life goals. In her free time, this Florida girl loves going to the beach and spending time with family.
Amie Farley, Director of College, Career and Life, Elmbrook School District, WI
Becky Wood, M.S. Ed., Medical Careers Teacher, St. Paul Public Schools, MN
Becky Wood, M.S. Ed., has been the Medical Careers teacher at St. Paul Public Schools for the last 7 years. Originally from Abbotsford, Wisconsin, she obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Human Biology with an emphasis in Cytotechnology from UW-Green Bay. Becky began her career as a Cytotechnologist where she screened cellular specimens for abnormalities. She then continued her education at the University of Minnesota graduating with a Master's Degree in Science Education and has since dedicated herself to helping students explore medical occupations and assist their educational pathways to accomplish their dreams.
Dr. Bob Hall, Executive Director of LAUNCH, Elmbrook, WI
Dr. Bob Hall is the Executive Director of LAUNCH – an opportunity for junior and senior students that seeks to connect rigorous learning with real-world, hands-on projects provided by area business and industry. LAUNCH is built on the principles of profession-based learning, professional skills development, self-discovery and exploration, entrepreneurial mindsets, and responsiveness to the needs of students and businesses. Currently, LAUNCH has over sixty business champions who support LAUNCH, 300 business partners who interact with the program and has a process to complete projects experiences for approximately 350 students. Over the past four years, LAUNCH has been the hub of client problem solving projects, professional training, and the development of competencies that incorporated 21st century knowledge and skills. In 2018-19, LAUNCH is expanded its reach from Elmbrook to the Wauwatosa School District. LAUNCH received the 2018 Wisconsin Innovation Award in the area of Education and helped secure a WEDC grant. In 2020-21, we have gained collaborative partners with Pathways High School (Milwaukee) and the Sun Prairie School District (Accel program). LAUNCH is a member of the CAPs Network.
Amy S. Harker, Career and Innovation Specialist, ESC of Northeast Ohio
Amy S. Harker serves as the Career and Innovation Specialist for ESC of Northeast Ohio and as Central Office Administrative consultant with Chagrin Exempted Village Schools. She also works with several school districts involving a variety of support areas through professional development and training services. In her role at the ESC, she serves as a connector of public schools, higher education, and businesses in the Northeast region to aid districts in building experience-based learning opportunities and creating comprehensive career plans for K-12. She has established a Career Readiness Leaders Network with participants coming from all over Northeast Ohio.
Join us for the third webinar in the the Embedding Equity & Access into CTE and WBL series from Transeo and eDynamic Learning.
In this webinar, we'll speak with educators who are building partnerships with business leaders in their community and creating WBL programs that deliver work-based learning opportunities for all.
This is the second of four webinars in the Transeo + eDynamic Learning Series on Embedding Equity & Access into CTE and WBL.
In this webinar, we'll explore how critical it is to make CTE and WBL programs accessible for ALL students. Students such as those on IEP or 504 plans, who are English language learners, or who may have been a part of the juvenile system, all have unique needs. We’ll discuss strategies that educators and business partners are using to help them achieve their post-secondary goals.
This is the first in a new four-part webinar series from Transeo and eDynamic Learning focused on Embedding Equity & Access into CTE & WBL
In this webinar, we'll explore strategies to expand career exploration efforts to ensure more students have more ways to discover the vast spectrum of career opportunities available for them after high school.
From providing equitable career exploration to delivering equitable work-based learning (WBL), as well as making CTE pathways accessible and training staff and teachers to be equitable, you’ll walk away from each of these webinars with actionable insights.
Join us to discuss the mission of going beyond college and career readiness to make sure students are ready no matter what the next steps are. At eDynamic Learning and Transeo, we are on a mission to help 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, instead, helping their students consider what their desired career pathway requires. This can help students gain more focus to see a connection between school and a career.
Join us to hear from a panel of passionate educators as we discuss the many ways they are helping students become ready for each student’s unique post-secondary path:
Attend this session and you will walk away with practical insights into how educators are implementing programs and broadening the scope of what post-secondary success looks like for their students.
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), and Halee Porter (Northside High School in Houston). 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.
Two veteran high school counselors share real tools to ensure ALL students create a post-secondary plan. A domain-based counseling team and a data-driven approach allow counselors to know that no student slips through the cracks and 100% of students receive both individual and group support.
Hosted by Ann Herbener, Education Services Manager at Transeo, and Shelli Koester, Post-Secondary Counselor at Papillion La Vista High School