Career & Technical Education Advisory Technical Skills Committee

  • Purpose Statement

    The 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.


    The Career and Technical Education Skills Advisory Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. at the WCSD Administration Building Board Room:
     
    • Monday, May 13, 2019
    • Monday, September 9, 2019
    • Monday, January 27, 2020
    • Monday, April 20, 2020

    Meeting dates, times, and locations are subject to change.  Check the meeting calendar for meeting posting information.

Membership Information

  • Composition

    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 Robin Tanner June 30, 2019
     B Industry Rep - Skilled and Technical Science Edward Jensen June 30, 2020
     C Industry Rep - Agriculture and Natural Resources Christie Gescheider June 30, 2019
     D Industry Rep - Business and Marketing Veronica Frenkel June 30, 2019
     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 June 30, 2020
     H Post-Secondary Rep - TMCC Angie Hernandez June 30, 2019
     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, 2019
    L WCSD CTE Administrator Josh Reddig, Chair June 30, 2020
    M WCSD CTE Teacher Tracie Monserrate June 30, 2019
    N WCSD Leadership Debbie Biersdorff June 30, 2020
    O WCSD CTE Student Sydney Fox June 30, 2019

     For Committee Openings visit: https://www.washoeschools.net/Page/5410 

     

Contact Us

  • Josh Hartzog, Acting Director
    Signature Academies and CTE
    380 Edison Way    
    Reno, Nevada  89502
    Phone - 775.327.3945       
    Fax - 775.861.1299