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Secondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) Task Force

The Secondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) Task Force was established as part of House File 604 to make recommendations that reduce skill shortages, enhance economic growth, and ensures that all students have access to high quality, globally competitive career and technical education programs.

Meeting Dates, Agenda and Notes

December 19, 2013

March 7, 2014

Membership

Lead: Pradeep Kotamraju, Bureau of Career and Technical Education Chief, Iowa Department of Education
Facilitator: Dave Bunting, Independent Education Consultant, Cedar Rapids

  • Karrie Abbott, Vice President of Community Impact, United Way of the Quad Cities Area, Davenport
  • Mary Bontrager, Executive Vice President, Workforce Development/Education, Greater Des Moines Partnership, Des Moines
  • Matt Bruinekool, Educational Consultant, Master Builders of Iowa, Des Moines
  • Josh Byrnes, State Representative, Osage*
  • Mark Chelgren, State Senator, Ottumwa*
  • Tom Cooley, Administrative Consultant, Iowa Department of Education, Des Moines*
  • Nicole Crain, Vice President, Government Relations, Association of Business and Industry, Des Moines
  • Greg Dufoe, Superintendent, Adel-Desoto-Minburn Community School District, Adel
  • Chris Duree, Chancellor, Iowa Valley Community College District, Marshalltown
  • Murray Fenn, Consultant, Green Hills Area Education Agency, Council Bluffs
  • Scott Fortune, Iowa Association of School Boards, Des Moines
  • Jerry Kearns, State Representative, Keokuk*
  • Gail Kotval, Iowa Innovation Council Program Manager, Iowa Economic Development Authority, Des Moines*
  • Dana Lampe, President, Iowa Association of Career and Technical Education, Marion
  • D.T. Magee, Executive Director, Iowa Board of Educational Examiners, Des Moines*
  • Randy Mead, Executive Dean of Program Development, Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny
  • Kathy Nacos-Burds, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Northeast Community College, Calmar
  • Julie Rosin, Assistant Director, Central Campus, Des Moines
  • Vicky Rossander, Executive Board Member, Iowa State Educational Association, Des Moines
  • Ken Sager, President, Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, Des Moines
  • Brian Schoenjahn, State Senator, Arlington*
  • Elliott Smith, Executive Director, Iowa Business Council, Des Moines
  • Lisa Stange, FCEDS Program Coordinator, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Jeremy Varner, Division of Community Colleges Administrator, Iowa Department of Education, Des Moines*
  • Ed Wallace, Deputy Director, Iowa Workforce Development, Des Moines*
  • Jeff Weld, Executive Director, Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, Des Moines*

*Ex-officio/nonvoting member

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 17, 2014 at 11:53am.