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Dynamic Partnerships that Produce Results

CESA 6 business and student partnerships help prepare students to be college and career ready. Cutting-edge, rigorous and relevant career and technical education prepares youth for high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers.

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CTE Teacher Mentoring Program

NEW! Join our CTE Teacher Mentoring Program for support with lesson planning, classroom and laboratory learning, assessments, curricular materials, supporting CTSOs, work-based learning experiences, program networking and more.

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Connecting Students and Careers

CESA 6's Youth Apprenticeship partnerships with schools and employers have served more than 3,300 students since 2006, with a 95% placement rate following program completion. CESA 6 currently serves 20% of the entire state enrollment in the YA program, with 11 Career Sectors and 55 Career pathways for students to obtain experience and training.

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Contact Information

Tania Kilpatrick

Director, Career and Technical Education
Office 920-236-0531
Cellphone 920-850-2355
tkilpatrick@cesa6.org

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Upcoming Events

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Career Pathways

Event Date: 11.4.19

Event Time: 9:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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Design your way to School Change with STEM-Session 2 (Half day)

Event Date: 11.8.19

Event Time: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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Xello Training

Event Date: 11.12.19

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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YA - Soft Skills: Employer Needs and Classroom Integration

Event Date: 11.19.19

Event Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Location: Online
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College and Career Ready IEP's - A Deeper Understanding of Root Cause, and

Event Date: 12.2.19

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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Career Pathways

Event Date: 12.4.19

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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SHIFT Institute for Middle & High School: Developing the Attributes of

Event Date: 12.12.19

Event Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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CTE: Strengthening Career and Technical Education in the 21st Century

Event Date: 12.17.19

Event Time: 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Event Location: Online
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Youth Apprenticeship (YA) 101

Event Date: 1.15.20

Event Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Event Location: Online
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Leading for Learning: Achieving Educational Equity

Event Date: 1.16.20

Event Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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Leading for Learning: Achieving Educational Equity

Event Date: 1.17.20

Event Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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Academic Integration for CTE

Event Date: 1.31.20

Event Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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Gamification and Playful Learning with Michael Matera

Event Date: 2.28.20

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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SHIFT Institute for Middle & High School: Developing the Attributes of

Event Date: 3.10.20

Event Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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Leading for Learning: Achieving Educational Equity

Event Date: 4.16.20

Event Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Leading for Learning: Achieving Educational Equity

Event Date: 4.17.20

Event Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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College & Career Readiness Featured Testimonials

Client Testimonial

Partnering with CESA 6 was the best decision. We increased YA placement by 15 in one year due to the professional approach of the CESA 6 program. Our students have benefited so much that we will continue our partnership for the foreseeable future.- Randy Hatlen Ripon High School Principal

Client Testimonial

The program's overall effect on me was exponential! I had the ability to collaborate with my fellow workers on projects and work on my communication skills. I learned how important everyone’s role is in the organization.- Meagan Geppert Youth Apprenticeship Student

Client Testimonial

The YA program has been a great partnership between CESA 6 and Bemis. Students are learning critical IT skills while Bemis is learning how to engage and work with the next generation workforce (and help address) shortage of IT professionals.- John W. Kreul Bemis CIO and VP of Information Technology

Client Testimonial

The CTE team at CESA 6 has such vast knowledge and experience in the field. Our partnership has supported our work in leveraging state dollars and strengthening partnerships within the community to best meet the needs of our students. - Laura Bushendorf Chippewa Falls CTE Coordinator

Client Testimonial

The YA program is very important to Agnesian Healthcare. We have over 20 current or former YA students working as associates in our system in roles ranging from CNA and RN all the way to Nurse Practitioners.   - Mary Sue Land Agnesian Health Care

   

Very exciting to bring in new people to our workforce and industry. I have been happy to see students' level of motivation and skill. With YA, not only do we get to teach about our industry, we get to understand their personalities and skills.- Rob Michaelson Manitowoc Public Utility Water Systems Manager