Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee 2020-21

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School Board Liaison

Karen Corbett Sanders

Staff Liaison

Todd Franklin, Interim Coordinator, Career and Technical Education, Department of Instructional Services

Committee Purpose

8 VAC 20-120-50 - Each local education agency or region shall establish a general career and technical education advisory committee to provide recommendations to the local educational agency (or board) on current job needs and the relevancy of career and technical education programs offered and to assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the local plan and application.

2020-21 Committee Charge

In collaboration with industry, develop strategies and support for continuing improvement in coordination and communication of CTE programs.

Meeting Dates

Meeting Date Location Agenda and Highlights Approved Meeting Notes
September 10, 2020 View the Live Stream   September Notes
October 8, 2020 TBD

October Agenda | October Highlights

November 12, 2020 TBD    
January 14, 2021 TBD    
February 11, 2021 TBD    
March 11, 2021 TBD    
April 8, 2021 TBD    
May 13, 2021 TBD    
June TBD, 2021 Luther Jackson MS    

2020-21 Membership

School Board Member Representatives

Sarah Eqab, At-Large – Omeish
Craig Heizer, At-Large – Sizemore Heizer
TBD, At-Large - Keys-Gamarra
Alexa Krezel, Braddock District
TBD, Dranesville District
TBD, Hunter Mill District
Theresa Minton-Eversole, Lee District
Adam Phillips, Mason District
Paul Theiberger, Mount Vernon District
Andrew Frank, Providence District
Margaret Carol Parrott, Springfield District
Anitha Raj, Sully District
Kimberly Boateng, Student Representative

Community Representatives

Charles Britt, Jr., U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Eliza Chappel, SkillSource Group
Craig Evans, NOVA EMS Council
Joseph Parker, iN2STEM Solutions, Incorporated
Kamalieet Sanghera, George Mason University
Shonna Smith, When Doves Code
Melanie Stover, Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC)
Irvin Varkonyi, Supply Chain Operations Education
Wendy Lindquist Williams, Consultant

School Representatives

Matt Bechtel, Educational Specialist, Career and Technical Education 
Sue Eaton, Career and Transition Teacher, Instructional Services
Jay Garant, Director, Business and Community Partnerships