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Tuesday, May 2 • 11:05am - 11:55am
Leveraging ESSA to Drive Career Readiness for All

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The opportunities for states to integrate and prioritize career readiness and CTE within their Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plans are numerous and meaningful, such as using career readiness indicators in a state's accountability system, encouraging inter-disciplinary professional learning opportunities at all levels, and leveraging school improvement supports to focus on career readiness outcomes. This session will feature states leading the way to value career readiness in their ESSA strategies.

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Ryan Reyna

Senior Associate, Education Strategy Group
Ryan Reyna is a Senior Associate at Education Strategy Group (ESG), a research and consulting firm based in the Washington, D.C. area. Ryan joined ESG in 2016 to support the group's overall college and career readiness strategy.  He leads the organization's efforts to help states bring stronger, more impactful career-focused indicators into their K-12 accountability systems to ensure that those systems measure and value students' readiness for the 21st century world of work. Prior to joining ESG, Ryan served as Director of the Office of Accountability and Data Management at the Delaware Department of Education. In that role, he led the... Read More →

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Heather Justice

Executive Director, Office of Career and Technical Education, Tennessee Department of Education
Heather Justice is the executive director for the office of career & technical education (CTE) within the Tennessee department of education. During her tenure in the department, Heather has overseen the process for ensuring programs of study are aligned to labor market and postsecondary data and that all programs offered are vertically aligned to postsecondary institutions. She also overhauled licensing of CTE educators, created a professional development model for CTE educators, and provided robust data snapshots for CTE administrators to look at CTE concentrator achievement on academic outcomes. Prior to joining the department she worked in education as a marketing and finance teacher and before entering the education arena she worked in hospitality administration and campaign... Read More →
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Emily Passias

Director, Office of Career-Technical Education, Ohio Department of Education

Tuesday May 2, 2017 11:05am - 11:55am
Blue Room

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