2020-2021 Career Education, Contact List 

Please register here to be included on communication for district and site CTE leads.  Teacher leaders and Career Center Technicians are welcome to sign up in addition to counselors and site and district CTE leads.  This contact list will be used in 2020-2021 and moving forward for all announcements regarding VCOE Career Education activities and meetings.  For those wishing to receive information specifically related to STEM activities, including Robotics, please be sure to click on the STEM Program Lead option.  


High Quality CTE

Programs for 2020-2021 have been reviewed to align with the requirements of a high-quality CTE program as defined by the California Department of Education.  Programs are designed to meet the hourly requirement of either 300 or 150 hours.  Courses are designed to ensure students are prepared to advance to a post-secondary career education program and/or enter the career workforce.  Courses are not designed to be credit recovery options. 


VCOE Career Education - HQ CTE (Formerly Leadership Team meetings) - 2020-2021

Meetings will focus on an array of CTE topics and will be held online either via Zoom meetings or Webinars, Thursdays, from 9-10:30 am.  Topics will be posted prior to sessions and will be recorded for those unable to attend.  All site and district CTE leads are welcome to join our meetings as we convene around best practices in CTE.  

September 17, 2020 Cancelled in consideration of CTEIG application deadline (September 17) and SWP activities (applications due October 16).

November 12, 2020:  CTE High School / Community College Alignment, with our CTE Deans from Oxnard, Moorpark, and Ventura Colleges.  Click here to register for this Zoom webinar.

January 21, 2021

March 18, 2021

June 22, 2021 (Tuesday)


Additional Activities for Site and District Leads

Counselor Breakfast:  Friday, February 5, 2021; 8 am - noon

Inspire VC: A CTE Expo - Tentative:  Wednesday, April 21, 2021; 3-5 pm


Strong Workforce Program - Activities for VCOE Consortium Partners

Friday, September 18, 2020 - SAVE THE DATE! TO BE RESCHEDULED IN SUPPORT OF ADJUSTMENTS TO ACCOMODATE DISTANCE LEARNING - Fall Professional Development Day for all teachers/sites involved with VCOE Strong Workforce Program grant in 2020-2021 (In lieu of Kickoff/ROP Day). *Date subject to change due to Covid.

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - Media & Entrepreneurship Teachers to come together around implementation and use of Digital Portfolio Platforms. *Date subject to change due to Covid.


2019-2020 Items

From our June 23, 2020 Leadership Meeting

Click here for the agenda.

Click here for a copy of CTE Online Best Practices, Rebecca Chandler, VUSD

Helpful links from Rebecca Chandler's presentation:

Quality Matters Rubric

CTE Online

Tuesday, June 9, 2020: CEC Master Schedule Items/Course Directory Updates Webinar.  

Click here for the agenda.

Click here for a recording of the webinar.



Friday, September 18, 2021 - SAVE THE DATE! Fall Professional Development Day for all teachers/sites involved with VCOE Strong Workforce Program grant in 2020-2021 (In lieu of Kickoff/ROP Day).




Resources for Counselors and Site Leaders

Contact Information for our CEC Counselor:

Shayn Foley

Congratulations to Counselor Shayn on her birth of a baby boy in May.  We look forward to her return in late summer.

(805) 437-1422 or ceccounselor@vcoe.org

Please direct registration and student enrollment inquiries to Office Manager Jenna Sapp jsapp@vcoe.org



Event: CEC Master Schedule Items / Course Directory Updates Webinar scheduled for Tuesday, June 9

Click here for the agenda.

Click here for a recording of the webinar.


All high school sites need to identify a Career Education Center Liaison for CEC communication items.  Please notify Office Manager Jenna Sapp jsapp@vcoe.org and Rose Evans roevans@vcoe.org to update your site's identified counselor.


Counselor liaisons will receive updates when students complete Intent to Register forms, delayed until late June, until we have more guidance regarding 2020-2021 as related to the Coronavirus.


Click to download a copy of our Career Education Center - 2020-2021 Registration Process


Course offerings vary by district based on funding stream;  grant-funded courses are available only to students in districts participating in grant applications.


Most of our CEC courses include an internship component during the second semester.  Students will need to provide their own transportation to internship sites.  Many of our students are hired by local businesses as a result of their internship experience



Key Dates

March 4, 2020:  Registration Portal opens; students may submit Intent to Register forms.

May 1, 2020:  Initial deadline to submit Intent to Register form;  master schedule and initial registration lists will be created based on Intent to Register forms submitted through May 1.  

June 24, 2020: Registration Portal re-opens for classes where space permits.  Iniitial registration lists projected to be sent out same week.

July 31, 2020: Registration Portal closes.

August 12, 2020: Projected first day of class at CEC (earlier start date for Dental and NATEF programs).