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July


NACCE - The Impact of Entrepreneurship

NACCE's Entrepreneurship Specialist Certificate Online Training

February 18th through August 18th, 2019
Online

The purpose of this course is to provide community college administrators, faculty, and staff with information and ideas on how to apply the entrepreneurial method to the business of running a community college as well as in creating, refining and sustaining successful entrepreneurship education programs. In addition, this course will provide the tools for you to assist existing and future students and community members in applying the entrepreneurial method to achieve their goals.
NACCE has expanded the participation window on this training until August, so folks can still register for it and jump in at any time.
If you are interested in participating, please contact Lisa Kiplinger Kennedy - LisaK.Kennnedy@vvc.edu

Website & Registration


NACCE - The Impact of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Specialist 2.0 – Funding & Development

March 4th through September 4th, 2019
Online

Fundraising in the community college environment is different from university and non-profit development, and requires entrepreneurial thinking to produce innovative outcomes. By reframing your development strategy through the lens of effectual thinking participants will develop new skills and pathways to grow partners and produce financial results. Whether you are a college administrator, an enterprising faculty member or a stakeholder in a community college environment this course will shift your mindset in new directions.
Funding & Development opens 3/4th and folks can register now and the participation window runs till Sept.
If you are interested in participating, please contact Lisa Kiplinger Kennedy - LisaK.Kennnedy@vvc.edu

Website & Registration


IE Accelerator Kids Camps - Maker Extravaganza

Maker Extravaganza

July 2019, 8am - 5pm (See below for dates)
114 South Del Rosa Drive
San Bernardino, CA. 92408

Get absorbed in imaginative, creative projects at the Maker Extravaganza Camp! This camp invites children to discover passions and boost confidence as they engage in a structured opportunity to build skills and collaborate. Participants will learn about electrical circuitry, coding, drones, design, 3D printing, and more. Imagine Scratch coding to fly drones and navigating Sphero robots to solve a series of group-related challenges! Both an inventive and innovative outlet, the Maker Extravaganza camp applies the basics of learning real-world skills in a supportive and FUN environment!

Dates Available
Seats Still Available: July 29-August 2

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IE Accelerator Kids Camps - Crafting in the Enchanted Kingdom (Grades 1-5)

Crafting in the Enchanted Kingdom (Grades 1-5)

July 2019, 8am - 5pm (See below for dates)
114 South Del Rosa Drive
San Bernardino, CA. 92408

Unicorns, dragons, and potions, oh my! Join this weeklong craft-a-thon with countless mystical-themed arts and crafts projects. This camp features a balanced and exciting environment fostering creative expression. Feel free to come in costume!

Dates Available
Seats Still Available: July 29-August 2

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IE Accelerator Kids Camps - 3D Tech Training Academy (Grades 6-12)

3D Tech Training Academy (Grades 6-12)

July 2019, 8am - 5pm (See below for dates)
114 South Del Rosa Drive
San Bernardino, CA. 92408

Imagination is key in this 3D Tech Training Academy! Students will spend the week learning to use a variety of technologies including 3D pens, 3D printers, Cricut Maker cutting machines, and Carvey CNC. They will also gain insights into computer-aided design (CAD) through use of Autodesk Fusion 360 software to create and prepare 3D models for print, as well as use the Cricut and Carvey CNC for creating custom mosaic tiles and artwork. Engagement with these technologies allows students to have fun and experiment with tools used in many STEM/STEAM and maker fields, empowering their creativity and the entrepreneurial mindset!

Dates Available
Seats Still Available: July 29-August 2

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Comprehension Planning Training Day

July 23 - 24, 2019
8:00am - 5:00pm
Embassy Suites Temecula

Get Ready for MORE and BETTER Job Development and Community Partnership. Two Day training for Job Developers to build a "MORE and BETTER" Comprehensive Plan to support focus, scope, and clarity in connecting Career Education Students to More and Better Job Opportunities in support of the Desert/Inland Empire Regional Grant Project.

Day 1: Compression Planning for Regional Project: Job Developers ONLY
Day 2: Compression Planning Train the Trainer Session: Open to Regional Partners, and Limited Space Available

RSVP by July 20

Registration


IEPI State Budget Workshop - Irvine

July 25, 2019, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM PDT
Hotel Irvine

Registration for this event will close on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 12:00pm PDT.
The College Finance & Facilities Division of the Chancellor’s Office will be presenting a budget workshop on the 2019-20 State Budget. The workshop will include information on the Student Centered Funding Formula implementation, an overview of 2019-20 apportionments, and budget requests for 2020-21.

Come and hear from the Chancellor's Office about how the finalized State Budget will affect your planning process and get all your questions answered at the annual Chancellor's Office Budget Workshop.

Registration


August


NACCE - The Impact of Entrepreneurship

NACCE's Entrepreneurship Specialist Certificate Online Training

February 18th through August 18th, 2019
Online

The purpose of this course is to provide community college administrators, faculty, and staff with information and ideas on how to apply the entrepreneurial method to the business of running a community college as well as in creating, refining and sustaining successful entrepreneurship education programs. In addition, this course will provide the tools for you to assist existing and future students and community members in applying the entrepreneurial method to achieve their goals.
NACCE has expanded the participation window on this training until August, so folks can still register for it and jump in at any time.
If you are interested in participating, please contact Lisa Kiplinger Kennedy - LisaK.Kennnedy@vvc.edu

Website & Registration


NACCE - The Impact of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Specialist 2.0 – Funding & Development

March 4th through September 4th, 2019
Online

Fundraising in the community college environment is different from university and non-profit development, and requires entrepreneurial thinking to produce innovative outcomes. By reframing your development strategy through the lens of effectual thinking participants will develop new skills and pathways to grow partners and produce financial results. Whether you are a college administrator, an enterprising faculty member or a stakeholder in a community college environment this course will shift your mindset in new directions.
Funding & Development opens 3/4th and folks can register now and the participation window runs till Sept.
If you are interested in participating, please contact Lisa Kiplinger Kennedy - LisaK.Kennnedy@vvc.edu

Website & Registration


Mobilize California: Driving Change

Mobilize California

August 23-24, 2019
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
Temecula, CA

The Mobilize California Summit is the region's premier fleet modernization, alternative fuels, and workforce training event where industry and education intersect to collaborate on existing and emerging technologies, trends and training tactics.

Mobilize California Summit will offer information-packed sessions, prominent national and regional speakers, and the latest technologies. This event is where industry and academic leaders will move the needle on curriculum development, workforce training, and the future of clean transportation.

Website   Registration


September


NACCE - The Impact of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Specialist 2.0 – Funding & Development

March 4th through September 4th, 2019
Online

Fundraising in the community college environment is different from university and non-profit development, and requires entrepreneurial thinking to produce innovative outcomes. By reframing your development strategy through the lens of effectual thinking participants will develop new skills and pathways to grow partners and produce financial results. Whether you are a college administrator, an enterprising faculty member or a stakeholder in a community college environment this course will shift your mindset in new directions.
Funding & Development opens 3/4th and folks can register now and the participation window runs till Sept.
If you are interested in participating, please contact Lisa Kiplinger Kennedy - LisaK.Kennnedy@vvc.edu

Website & Registration


Get Focused! Stay Focused!

Regional Advisory & Skills Panel: Energy, Construction, and Utilities (ECU)

September 18, 2019
TBA

Through the Strong Workforce Program, Regional Advisory Communities are building industry/education collaboration with the following goals in mind:

  • To meet industry employment and training needs
  • To advance career pathways for student success
  • To meet Perkins grant guidelines.
More information coming soon!

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Get Focused! Stay Focused!

Regional Educators’ Training

8:30am - 3:00pm, September 20, 2019
Chino Community Center
5890 College Park Avenue, Chino, CA 91710

ELEVATE the Success of College, Career, & Life Readiness

  • LEARN how the Get Focused Stay Focused course can earn college credit and meet the CA CCI dashboard college/career indicators
  • BUILD & STRENGTHEN program efforts with Get Focused Stay Focused expertise and resources.
  • GAIN technical know-how with the online 10-Year Plan.
  • SHARE best practices with colleagues from across the region.

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October


Get Focused! Stay Focused!

Regional Advisory & Skills Panel: Digital Media

October 11, 2019
TBA

Through the Strong Workforce Program, Regional Advisory Communities are building industry/education collaboration with the following goals in mind:

  • To meet industry employment and training needs
  • To advance career pathways for student success
  • To meet Perkins grant guidelines.
More information coming soon!

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NACCE - The Impact of Entrepreneurship

Community Open House and Career Fair

October 19, 2019, 10am – 2pm
Baldy View ROP Career Training Center
  • Tour our new state-of-the-art Logistics building.
  • Learn about hands on ROP courses.
  • Employment opportunities!
  • Free health screenings!
  • Learn about free dental care for kids!
  • Live demos – over 50 booths!
  • Meet career &anmp; college representatives!
  • Financial assistance information!
  • Community resources!
  • Food, tours, and prizes!

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Get Focused! Stay Focused!

Regional Advisory & Skills Panel: Healthcare, North

October 28, 2019
TBA

Through the Strong Workforce Program, Regional Advisory Communities are building industry/education collaboration with the following goals in mind:

  • To meet industry employment and training needs
  • To advance career pathways for student success
  • To meet Perkins grant guidelines.
More information coming soon!

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December


Get Focused! Stay Focused!

Regional Advisory & Skills Panel: Healthcare, South

December 3, 2019
TBA

Through the Strong Workforce Program, Regional Advisory Communities are building industry/education collaboration with the following goals in mind:

  • To meet industry employment and training needs
  • To advance career pathways for student success
  • To meet Perkins grant guidelines.
More information coming soon!

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Get Focused! Stay Focused!

Regional Advisory & Skills Panel: Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)

March 6, 2020
TBA

Through the Strong Workforce Program, Regional Advisory Communities are building industry/education collaboration with the following goals in mind:

  • To meet industry employment and training needs
  • To advance career pathways for student success
  • To meet Perkins grant guidelines.
More information coming soon!

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Get Focused! Stay Focused!

Regional Advisory & Skills Panel: Business & Entrepreneurship

March 27, 2020
TBA

Through the Strong Workforce Program, Regional Advisory Communities are building industry/education collaboration with the following goals in mind:

  • To meet industry employment and training needs
  • To advance career pathways for student success
  • To meet Perkins grant guidelines.
More information coming soon!

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