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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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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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CESA 6 Youth Apprenticeship ZOOM Roundtable - State YA Program Updates

Event Date: 4.23.19

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Location: Online
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Portrait of a Graduate Workshop: Redefining & Reaching new levels of

Event Date: 5.1.19

Event Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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CESA 6 Youth Apprenticeship ZOOM Roundtable - YA Closing Out Procedures

Event Date: 5.7.19

Event Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Event Location: Online
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DPI Sponsored Xello Preview

Event Date: 5.8.19

Event Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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CTE Virtual Session - Differentiation in CTE Classrooms

Event Date: 5.8.19

Event Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Event Location: Online
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CESA 6 Youth Apprenticeship ZOOM Roundtable - Special Student Situations

Event Date: 5.9.19

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Location: Online
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Portrait of a Graduate Workshop:

Event Date: 5.14.19

Event Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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Leading the SHIFT

Event Date: 5.17.19

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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Professional Development Redesign: Building a 'Community of Practice' to

Event Date: 5.17.19

Event Time: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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The SHIFT Lab

Event Date: 5.21.19

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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Academic Integration for CTE

Event Date: 5.29.19

Event Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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The SHIFT Lab

Event Date: 6.20.19

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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The SHIFT Lab

Event Date: 8.5.19

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

Event Date: 8.21.19

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: 8.22.19

Event Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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SHIFT Institute for Middle and High School: Developing the Attributes of

Event Date: 8.22.19

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: 8.23.19

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: 10.15.19

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: 10.16.19

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

Event Date: 4.17.20

Event Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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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