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Tuesday, September 21

10:15am CDT

Work Based Learning
The Waterloo Career Center has implemented work-based learning (WBL) (incorporating academic knowledge, technical skills, and professional skills) to enhance the real-life work experience for our students. Our WBL program partners with our business partners to satisfy the industry requirement for skilled and talented professionals while also meeting the needs of the students with the desire to work within a field of interest. Our WBL programs are targeted to bridge the gap between the learning and the doing.1) What Work Based Learning is
2) What Work Based Learning framework like at the Waterloo Career Center
3) What the process of identifying students for WBL looks like
4) Struggles & Successes of WBL at the WCC


Amy Miehe

Administrator, Waterloo Community Schools

Mark Aalderks

Waterloo Career Center

Tuesday September 21, 2021 10:15am - 11:00am CDT
Room 113

11:15am CDT

National Science Foundation ATE Grant Funding and Mentoring Opportunities
The National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education program has grant funding opportunities available to support technical program development, professional development, career pathways, curriculum development, outreach activities and more in support of technician education.  The current NSF-ATE solicitation and some helpful resources will be reviewed.Participants will learn about how NSF-ATE grant funding opportunities can help them with their technician programs.
Participants will learn what activities qualify for NSF-ATE grants.
Participants will learn multiple categories of NSF-ATE grant funding.
Participants will learn about several NSF-ATE resources available to them.

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ATE Community

Consultant, Hillsborough CC
Anyone interested in learning more about the National Science Foundation's ATE Grant Funding opportunities should talk to me about how to apply for grants and what resources are available to help you apply for grant funding.

Tuesday September 21, 2021 11:15am - 12:00pm CDT
Room 113

1:15pm CDT

Authentic Projects With Authentic Partners: The Clearinghouse for Work-based Learning
The Iowa Clearinghouse for Work-based Learning expands access to high-quality, real-world work-based learning, partnering Iowa's students with businesses.  
The session will introduce the tool, highlight successes, offer entry points and share resources and PD opportunities to support authentic learning in the classroom.


Jacob Welchans

Iowa Department of Education

Laura Williams

Iowa Department of Education

Tuesday September 21, 2021 1:15pm - 2:00pm CDT
Room 113

2:30pm CDT

Scaling Work-Based Learning and Tracking Perkins V
Learn how Transeo Jobs helps districts develop and scale work-based learning (WBL) programs through a customizable solution to ensure student success and state compliance, including the new Perkins V requirements.With a major shift in the American Education Policy, there's a need to restructure the ways in which we develop and scale work-based learning. While educators redefine readiness, it's crucial to track both CTE concentrators and state compliancy while putting student success at the forefront. Transeo's Job platform streamlines this process with sophisticated reporting to meet Perkins V requirements.


Hannah Gerstner

Hannah Gerstner is the Director of Marketing for Transeo: an innovative ed-tech solution that transforms student planning.As an experienced marketer with years of industry knowledge, Hannah creates impactful growth strategy with a human-centered focus. She's passionate about helping... Read More →

Tuesday September 21, 2021 2:30pm - 3:15pm CDT
Room 113
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