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January 2019 Conference
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Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment in California: Challenges and Bright Spots
Naomi Castro, Career Ladders Project

Dual Enrollment: Program Logistics and Open Enrollment
Claudia Johnson and Anna Laven

Dual Enrollment for the Get Focused Course and Stay Focused Modules
Brad Deeds, Katie Bongard, and Julie Cain

Dual Enrollment: Navigating the Waters of Two Educational Systems
Dr. Diane Hollems and Dr. Melissa Moreno

Get Focused

Get Focused: Launching a Freshman Transition Course for All High School Freshmen
Amy Gil

Get Focused: Implementing a First-Year Experience/Student Success Course at the College Level
Julius Munyantwali

Get Focused: Professional Development Options to Get Your Entire Team Trained to Implement GFSF
Dawn O'Bar, Bob Hawkes, Amy Gil

Stay Focused

Stay Focused: Strategies for Implementing the GFSF Follow-Up Modules for 10th, 11th, and 12th Grades
Erin Hansen

Stay Focused: GFSF Follow-Up Module 1: In-depth Curriculum Training
Erin Hansen

Stay Focused: GFSF Follow-Up Module 2: In-depth Curriculum Training
Erin Hansen

Stay Focused: GFSF Follow-Up Module 3: In-depth Curriculum Training
Erin Hansen

GFSF and Outcome Metrics

GFSF and Outcome Metrics
Mike Vogenthaler

GFSF Alignment with California Department of Education State Standards
Dr. Sherry Davis and Patrick Mair

Dual Enrollment as a Strategy for Guided Pathways Design and Implementation
Darla Cooper and Anna Laven®: Student Support Perspectives for Instructors and Counselors

Utilizing® across the High School Campus for Academic Coaching
Rachelle Fast

Using® to Help Students Clarify their Guided Pathway Selection
Tanja Easson

How Colleges can use® to Help Students Enter their Guided Pathway Selection
Tanja Easson

The College Counselor’s Use of®
Dr. Lauren Wintermeyer Ramirez

Middle School Bridge Curriculum: Preparing Students to Get Focused in High School and Life

Career Development in Middle Schools/High Schools
Karen Miles

Overview of the Building a Bridge to Your Future Curriculum
Karen Miles

Ramp Up your GFSF Program: Best Practices for Experienced Instructors

Launching Your GFSF Program with a Thematic Approach
Jenn Ramos

Whole School Buy-in: Changing the School Culture through Family and Community Involvement
Rachelle Fast

Leading the Vision: The Role of the Lead Teacher
Rachelle Fast and Jenn Ramos

Meet the Pros: A Conversation with Mentor Teachers
Rachelle Fast, Jenn Ramos, Mike Vogenthaler, and Kari Rosson

Bringing Initiatives Together: GFSF, Guided Pathways, and Strong Workforce

Keynote Presentation Follow-up Session with the Statewide Experts
Dr. Matthew Roberts, Donna Wyatt, and Dr. Alice Perez

Funding Strategies: Concrete Ideas for Integrating Initiatives
Dr. Matthew Roberts and Mike Vogenthaler

Building Strong Alliances: Elements Within the New K12 Strong Workforce Program
Dr. Diane Hollems, Dr. Alice Perez, and Dr. Lauren Wintermeyer Ramirez

Crosswalk Showing how GFSF Meets the Guided Pathways Pillars
Dr. Matthew Roberts and Dr. Alice Perez

Adult Education with GFSF: Preparing Adult Students for Success in Colleges, Technical Training Programs,
Work, and Citizenship

Adult Education with GFSF: Preparing Adult Students for Success in Colleges, Technical Training Programs, Work, and Citizenship
Geno Malkiewicz

Partners or collaborators
Foundation for California Community Colleges
George Washington University’s Freshman Transition Initiative
California Community College Chancellor's Task Force on Student Success
Academic Innovations LLC
UCSB Graduate School of Education California Dropout Research Project
UC Educational Evaluation Center, Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

Eastern Oregon University’s College of Education
California SB1070 Coordinators from select regions
Santa Barbara Foundation
Santa Barbara City College Dual Enrollment Department
Carpinteria and Santa Barbara Unified School Districts
Santa Barbara County Office of Education’s Partners in Education