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Tuesday, September 17

11:00am CDT

Collaboration is the New Competition: Leveraging Regional Resources to increase Career Connected Learning
This session will share a model of regional collaboration for career learning. ICR Future is a regional collaboration designed to connected educators, partners and businesses in an effort to increase career connected learning. The goals of the coalition is to increase knowledge of the high demand careers and prepare students with work ready skills. Four working groups are focused on work-based learning, computer science, problem-based learning and 21st Century Skills, and Career Exploration. The coalition launched a regional hub called ICRFuture.org in an effort the unite the region and provide career resources for parents, students and educators.


Kate Moreland

Director of Career Development, ICAD Group
Kate Moreland is Director of Collaboration and Community Relations for the Iowa City Area Development Group. Kate leads investor outreach and engagement, including individual and group collaborations pertaining to pressing economic development issues such as workforce development... Read More →

Tuesday September 17, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am CDT
Room 116

1:30pm CDT

Creating High Quality Teacher PD through Work-based Learning and Guided Pathways
Learn how Iowa Intermediaries and their AEA partners are using high-quality, educator focused work-based learning activities and programs to assist school districts in the effort to meet the intent of HF2392.

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Hannah Steiber

FCS /Perkins Coordinator, Kee High School/Keystone AEA
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Gena Gesing

Director Career Services, NICC
Gena Gesing is currently the Director of Career Services at Northeast Iowa Community College. During her 13 years at NICC she has held several roles, primarily working to establish partnerships with district high schools in the areas of Career and Technical Education and career planning... Read More →
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Laurie Worden

Director of Workplace Learning Connection, Kirkwood Community College
Connect to learn about Workplace Learning Connection, a regional work-based learning intermediary serving AREA10 in our 22nd year of service. Find your work-based learning intermediary the Iowa Intermediary Network at IowaIN.org

Tuesday September 17, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm CDT
Room 114

2:30pm CDT

Leading the Way- New Career Pathway & Work-Based Learning Initiatives in Iowa
Attendees will learn about these new resources, how to leverage them with their students or job seekers, and future plans or industries to be targeted for attention. Printed copies will be made available for attendees to take back to their communities to begin using immediately. Plenty of time will be available for questions from the group as well.

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Joe Collins

Consultant for Sector Partnerships, Career Pathways, & Work-Based Learning, Iowa Department of Education
Joe works as an Education Consultant for Sector Partnerships, Career Pathways, and Work-Based Learning for the Iowa Department of Education. In this role, he helps to connect, assist, and empower groups of employers in Iowa to address their skilled workforce, economic, and community... Read More →

Tuesday September 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm CDT
Room 114