Career & Technical Education Advisory Technical Skills Committee
Purpose StatementThe WCSD Advisory Technical Skills Committee is established by the superintendent, in accordance with Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 388.385, to establish strong linkages between career and technical education programs and the community. The committee is advisory in nature and has no administrative authority. The Committee, and all work conducted under its direction, will adhere to Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 388.385 and Nevada’s Open Meeting Law, NRS Chapter 241.The WCSD Advisory Technical Skills Committee has the following overarching purposes:
- Reviewing curriculum, design, content and operation of the program of career and technical education to determine its effectiveness in preparing students to enter the workforce to meet the needs of supplying an appropriately trained workforce;
- Advise the school district regarding the curriculum, design, content and operation of the career and technical education program(s); and
- Work in cooperation with businesses, industries, employer associations and employee organizations in the community to develop work-based experiences for CTE students.
Meetings and Archive
To access the meeting archive of meetings of the Career and Technical Education Advisory Skills Committee, please click here.
Meetings of the CTE Advisory Technical Skills Committee begin at 5:30 p.m. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all meetings are currently being held virtually. See the posted agenda for information on viewing the meeting and providing public comment.The next meeting dates are:
- Monday, November 16, 2020
- Monday, February 1, 2021
- Monday, May 17, 2021
Meeting dates, times, and locations are subject to change. Check the meeting calendar for meeting posting information.
The WCSD Career and Technical Education Advisory Technical Skills Committee consists of seventeen (17) voting members whose two-year terms run July - June. Following is the current membership:
CATEGORY MEMBER NAME TERM ENDS A Industry Rep - IT / Media Jay Williams June 30, 2021 B Industry Rep - Skilled and Technical Science Edward Jensen June 30, 2020 C Industry Rep - Agriculture OR Engineering VACANT June 30, 2021 D Industry Rep - Business and Marketing Veronica Frenkel June 30, 2021 E Industry Rep - Health Science Brittany Brown June 30, 2020 F Industry Rep - Education, Hospitality, Human Services Jay Rathman June 30, 2020 G Industry Rep - Appointed by Superintendent Dr. Diane Nicolet, Vice-Chair June 30, 2020 H Post-Secondary Rep - TMCC Angie Hernandez June 30, 2021 I CTE Parent/Guardian Rep Matt MacKay June 30, 2020 J Post-Secondary Rep - UNR David Shintani June 30, 2020 K Community Workforce Development Denise Castle June 30, 2021 L WCSD CTE Administrator Tiffany McMaster, Chair June 30, 2020 M WCSD CTE Teacher Tracie Monserrate June 30, 2021 N WCSD Leadership Debbie Biersdorff June 30, 2020 O WCSD CTE Student Tawni Parrish June 30, 2020
For Committee Openings visit: https://www.washoeschools.net/Page/5410