Student Success Conference October 12 -14 2011

September 6, 2011

Across California, colleges are experimenting with dozens of approaches to improving career technical education, and their efforts are generating tangible results. The 2011 Strengthening Student Success conference offers a one-stop opportunity for CTE faculty and coordinators to find out what’s working and what it takes to implement these innovations.

In addition to a three hour pre-conference workshop on Pathways to Completion: Helping Students Earn Credentials that Matter, you can participate in a interactive sessions where you can map alternative structures for CTE in California and ways to document CTE outcomes.  The conference also features interactive breakouts and briefing presentations highlighting successful approaches to CTE instruction from across the California community college system and beyond, such as:

  1. The Effectiveness of Contextual Developmental Math in California Community Colleges
  2. Using Faculty Inquiry to Strengthen Student Success in CTE Programs
  3. Pathways and Bridges: Models for Sustaining and Scaling up Innovation
  4. Linked Learning: Strategies for Bridging High School, College, and Careers
  5. Understanding CTE Transfer: Student Perspectives
  6. Research Report: Certificates Count
  7. Using Dual Enrollment to Enhance Academic and CTE Pathways

The conference will be held October 12-14 at the San Francisco Airport Marriott, and registration is just $375.  A complete list of sessions, their descriptions, and registration information are all available at


Space is still available – but be sure to sign up before the event sells out!