Welcome to CCCAOE's 20/21 RVPs
CCCAOE would like to welcome Jennifer Patel, Marla Uliana and Debra Mustain
as the new CCCAOE RVPs for their regions. 

Jennifer currently serves as the Regional Director, Employer Engagement, Business and Entrepreneurship at Mira Costa College. Jennifer has twenty years of experience in K-14 education in developing curriculum and teaching Business and Entrepreneurship courses, possesses expertise in building pathways from K-12 to community college to university, and shares the vision for the regional and state Workforce and Economic Development efforts. Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s in Marketing and Business Education and a Master’s in Teaching.

Marla currently serves as the Dean of Career & Workforce Education at Los Angeles Mission
College. With over 20 years in Career & Workforce Education, Marla has extensive experience with program development, implementation, and management at the local, regional and state levels. Marla truly believes that collaboration amongst the
colleges, along with our industry and community partners is key to building successful opportunities for students. Marla holds a B.A. in Organizational Communication and M.A. in Education from CSU Stanislaus.

Debra currently serves as the Dean, Community Partnerships & Workforce Development at Riverside Community College District, Norco College. Debra is a lifelong educator and
is responsible for Regional Strong Workforce programs focused on preparation of an educated and skilled workforce. Debra’s 30-plus years of work in education includes
serving students from middle school through college in a variety of teaching, counseling and administrative leadership positions. Debra holds a Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership. Her national research study focused on leader behaviors in cross-sector
collaborative partnerships leading to individual, community and regional prosperity.

CCCAOE is grateful for their passion to help create experiences and opportunities for students to achieve their education goals and advocate for economic and workforce development.

Your regions will be well represented on the board!
Mike Walsh – The Leadership Challenge

A respected leader, coach and facilitator, Mike has a passion for creating a structure of support for organizations that inspires individuals to connect their skills and talents in a meaningful way that leads to self-motivation.   
Leadership Academy Level 1.0 Modules

  • Building Business & Workforce Partnerships

  • CE & EWD Funding

  • Creating Successful SWP Outcomes

  • Dual Enrollment

  • Navigating CTE & EWD

  • Program Development and Approval Making your way through Career Pathways and Guided Pathways

  • Statewide System & Launchboard

  • Work-Based Learning

Testimonials from 2019's Leadership Level 1.0 with Mike Walsh

"Great to learn more about my leadership style and how to understand other styles"

"Learning self-awareness of warning signs"

"I learned how to move forward with my vision statement"

"Very excellent presenter and held my attention, loved the games, collaboration and conversation"

"Learned how important collaboration is to the Career Education journey and I will use the Personality Matrix Game"

"Give us more like this, needed these activities and high motivation.
Helped me really connect with others."

For more information:
Website: LEADERSHIP ACADEMY 2020 - Level 1.0 and Level 2.0
Informational flyer: A VIRTUAL SERIES
Registration: REGISTER TODAY!
$650 for each Level
We are offering a unique Fall experience from
September 30 - October 2, 2020, and BEYOND.
The Virtual Experience goes beyond the traditional three-day conference,
with added Webinar Series, Panel Discussions and more for a full 3 weeks beyond.
The cost of the Virtual Experience is $495
(reduced from the In-Person Conference Price of $695).
Registration Opens August 17, 2020.
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Website: CCCAOE.org

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