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2017 Summer Symposium

June 18-21, 2017
The Sundial
Sanibel, Florida


Monday, June 19

Do Not Cut Funding for Adult Education
Dave Barnes, ACE Legislative Consultant
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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
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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
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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
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Veronica Pavon-Baker, Assistant Principal, FL State and National CASAS Certified Trainer, Miami Beach Adult and Community Education, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
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Ronald Allan Cruz, IPDAE State Trainer
June Rall, Director, IPDAE
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Session IV 3:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Marketing Adult Education Programs to Different Stakeholders
Mary Bedford, President, Emergent Design and Development
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Chris Binnix, Marketing Coordinator, COABE and CEO, Binnix Marketing Group
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Tuesday, June 20

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
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Generic Adult Learner English
Generic Adult Learner Haitian Creole
Generic Adult Learner Spanish
Rights and Responsibilities
Accommodation Request
Executive Summary
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
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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
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Dr. Jerry Parrish, Chief Economist and Director of Research, Florida Chamber Foundation
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Wednesday, June 21

Session IX 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Changes in Immigration Policy Affecting Our Students
Indera DeMine, Attorney, DeMine Immigration Law Firm, Ft. Myers
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Rose Exantus-Boisrond, PALMAS Refugee Program Coordinator, Orange County Public Schools
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Noel M. Hernandez Valdes, Project Transition Refugee Program Administrator, Palm Beach County Public Schools
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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
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