2017 Summer Symposium
June 18-21, 2017
Do Not Cut Funding for Adult Education
Dave Barnes, ACE Legislative Consultant
Session I – 10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
FLDOE, Division of Career and Adult Education Update
Kathleen Taylor, Bureau Chief, Division of Career and Adult Education, FLDOE
Session II 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Data Reporting Update from FLDOE
Tara McLarnon, Director, Research and Evaluation, Division ;of Career and Adult Education, FLDOE
Session III 1:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Changes to Data Reporting for Adult Education – Standards and Assessment
Mike Johnson, National Director, Adult Assessments, Data Recognition Corporation
Veronica Pavon-Baker, Assistant Principal, FL State and National CASAS Certified Trainer, Miami Beach Adult and Community Education, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Ronald Allan Cruz, IPDAE State Trainer
June Rall, Director, IPDAE
Session IV 3:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Marketing Adult Education Programs to Different Stakeholders
Mary Bedford, President, Emergent Design and Development
Chris Binnix, Marketing Coordinator, COABE and CEO, Binnix Marketing Group
Session V – 8:45 – 10:00 a.m.
Addressing the Needs of Adults with Disabilities in Workforce and Grant-Funded Programs
Meryl Eisenberg – 5-Step Intake Process
Generic Adult Learner English
Generic Adult Learner Haitian Creole
Generic Adult Learner Spanish
Rights and Responsibilities
Adults with Disabilities Poster English
Session VI 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Strategies for Building College and Career Awareness for Adult Learners
Dr. Louis Dash, Assistant Principal, Miami Springs Adult and Community Education Center, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Session VII 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Florida’s Workforce Trends, Data and Strengthening Florida’s Talent Supply
Adrienne Johnston, Chief, Bureau of Labor Market Statistics, Department of Economic Opportunity
Dr. Jerry Parrish, Chief Economist and Director of Research, Florida Chamber Foundation
Session IX 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Changes in Immigration Policy Affecting Our Students
Indera DeMine, Attorney, DeMine Immigration Law Firm, Ft. Myers
Rose Exantus-Boisrond, PALMAS Refugee Program Coordinator, Orange County Public Schools
Noel M. Hernandez Valdes, Project Transition Refugee Program Administrator, Palm Beach County Public Schools
Session X 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Report Out from a Visit to LaGuardia Community College – WIOA/Career Pathways
Neeta Rancourt, Assistant Director, Atlantic Technical College, Broward County Public Schools