CA Perkins Conference - 2014

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CA Perkins
Nontraditional & Special Populations
(JSPAC) Conference 2014
Dec 2-3, 2014
Preconference Dec 1st



Conference Information


Who: Educators, administrators, and program coordinators from CTE and core subjects; Student and Social Service providers; Counselors; SB70 and WIA Coordinators; ESL, DSPS, Financial Aid, Care/EOPS and Nontraditional Program Coordinators, STEM /STEAM coordinators and supporters!


Top Three Reasons To Attend:

  1. 1.Perkins IV requires all local educational agencies who receive Perkins funds to participate in professional development!
  2. 2.Educators who participate in meaningful professional development and networking activities are more successful as well as happier in their careers.
  3. 3.Students facing barriers who receive social, financial, and academic support are more successful in school and careers!


When:           December 2-3, 2014

  • December 2nd -- 10:00 am – Opening Keynotes
  • December 2nd -- 5:00 pm – Networking session
  • December 3rd – Noon – 1:30 pm – Closing Keynote Panel
  • December 1st – Optional Preconference Intensives** -- 1– 4 pm

Pre Conference Options--If you wish to only attend the preconference session--please email us directly at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  • CA Career Pathways Trust Grant workshop
  • Resources to Support College and Career Readiness (as well as recruit, retain, & build awareness about CTE, Students from Special Populations, & college attendance)
  • CTE Common Core & other changes, challenges, & opportunities in K-14! 

Where:   Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza, 300 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

             Group Code:  AJS


Cost:  $200 for the first registrant, $150 for the second and the third person is FREE. (Discount applies for members of the same team).
            Pre-conference is $25 per person.

Keynote Sessions**

  • The Impact of low Socio-economics on students and what we can do!
  • Foster and Adoptive Students
  • Employment Projects and Nontraditional STEM student success panel
  • Veterans as Students


Breakout Sessions**

Nontraditional Employment for Women programs; STEAM project; Everfi; Undocumented Students; E-Seminars and other JSPAC tools; Improving Counseling for CTE; Launch Board; Counselors in Classrooms; Efforts to overcome the barrier of low SES; YOUR PROGRAM?, and More



*     Special Populations = Students who are: Disabled, Displaced Homemakers, English Language Learners, Economically Disadvantaged, Single Parents, or preparing for a career that is Nontraditional (<25% of their gender in the occupation I.E. females in welding or males in childcare).

** Subject to change and adequate registration