2020 WECA CONFERENCE IN ALBANY 

Partnerships Drive High Quality WBL Programs!

THURSDAY, MARCH 26th  and 

FRIDAY, MARCH 27th, 2020

Proposed Presentations:

..Components of a “High Quality WBL Program”
..How to build strong Business Partnerships  
..Resources to build your “High Quality WBL Program”
..The employer’s view:  Successful examples of current        WB Learning programs
..Bridge to Employment – What do our students want and    need!
..Self-evaluation of your current program

Conference "Takeaways"
..Adopting a vision and framework of a “High Quality    WBLearning Program”
..Plan of action to double the number of business partners.
..New skills and resources to identify quality partners
..“Plan of Action” to move forward with a “High         Quality  Program” 
..Identifying indicators of your program meeting the   needs of the 2020 workforce.  
..Data collection for future decision making
..Sustainability - Creation of Annual Report 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION PROCESS:

You are invited to register for the 2020 NYS WECA CONFERENCE.  REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 110 PEOPLE THAT REGISTER.  DON'T BE SHUT OUT.  REGISTER EARLY!  

CONFERENCE (FEES Includes all workshops + Thursday lunch, dinner, Friday breakfast & lunch).  (If you are using a PO, it is your responsibility to make sure WECA is paid by May 1st) 

$200 for WECA Members
$250.00 for Non WECA Members  
NO WALK-INS

Once you sucessfully register you will recieve an email confirmation and from this email there is a link to print out your invoice.  NO REFUNDS IN EVENT OF CANCELLATIONS.  

To register click https://cvent.me/d4PnBD

We look forward to your response. NO WALK INS ALLOWED.  

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS 

WECA has reserved a block of rooms at The Desmond Hotel & Conference Center, 660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211, under New York State WECA.  You can contact the hotel at (518) 869-8100.  Rooms are available for approximately $129 per night. www.desmondhotelsalbany.com/.      



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NYSED Proposes Perkins V State Plan to Strengthen Career and Technical Education including Work-Based Learning 

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Definition of 

WORK-BASED LEARNING

The term ‘work-based learning’ means sustained interactions with industry or community professionals in real workplace settings, to the extent practicable, or simulated environments at an educational institution that foster  in-depth, firsthand engagement with the tasks required in a given career field, that are aligned to curriculum and instruction.’’ 


Check out the new ACTE Work-based Learning section webpage under the New & Related Services Division. This section is dedicated to supporting the professionals who provide students with authentic learning experiences in business and industry. For $10, add this membership to stay informed of the many professional development opportunities and resources for work-based learning.   

 Learn more.  https://www.acteonline.org/professional-development/high-quality-cte-tools/work-based-learning/


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MEMBERSHIP:

$40      Practicing Coordinator/Educator
$30      WECA Supporter (Educator/Non-Practicing                   Coordinator)
$25      Adult Student Member enrolled in WBL classes

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