Partnerships for Innovation

The history of activities and accomplishments of the Partnerships for Innovation.

2006-08-01 00:00:00

Carl D. Perkins reauthorized

Perkins re-authorization which required statewide professional development, data systems, emerging curriculum and technical skill attainment.

2007-01-01 00:00:00

Partnerships for Innovation established

PFI a project under the Future Force Nebraska umbrella of services.

2007-02-01 00:00:00

FutureForce Nebraska Summit

Nebraska thought leaders convened to craft the program of work for the Partnerships for Innovation.

2007-10-15 00:00:00

PFI Leadership Council Meeting

Meeting in Cornhusker Hotel, Lincoln NE

2008-06-01 00:00:00

Director Hired

Leadership Council hired director to manage daily operations of PFI.

2008-07-01 00:00:00

NROC Statewide Contract

Partnerships for INnovation enters into the first statewide contract with NROC. Contract is then handed over to the Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council (ESU CC) to manage through myelearning.com

2008-10-01 00:00:00

National Governor's Association Policy Academy Grant

Partnerships for Innovation involved with Nebraska's NGA Policy Academy Grant to identify opportunities and barriers in Nebraska's Career Education system as relates to workforce development.

2008-10-01 00:00:00

Counselor Conference Sponsorship

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2009-06-01 00:00:00

Hosts the first NEXUS event

NEXUS is a professional development event for Career & Technical Professional Organizations. This year's theme was growing your own - increasing membership among younger faculty.

2009-06-01 00:00:00

Insurance Institute

Provided support to statewide Insurance institute for more than 50 educators.

2009-07-01 00:00:00

Contracts with Kuder to manage Nebraska Career Connections

PFI manages Nebraska Career Connections contract with Kuder, Inc. Nebraska Career Connections provides online career exploration and planning to more than 20,000 students grades 7 - 14.

2009-07-01 00:00:00

Problem Based Case Based Learning Workshops

Provides free professional development to high schools, ESU consortia and community colleges in Nebraska around Problem Based Case Based Learning.

2009-07-01 00:00:00

Sponsor HSTW & MMGW Statewide License

2009-07-01 00:00:00

PFI Sponsors statewide EMSI Socioeconomic Study for Community Colleges

2009-07-01 00:00:00

Today's Class statewide license

PFI sponsored the Health Course content and Automotive online course content for high school teachers and students.

2009-07-01 00:00:00

Sponsored statewide UNMC Health Sciences Institute

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2009-09-01 00:00:00

PFI becomes affiliated fund of Nebraska Community Foundation

The PFI Leadership Council works to become its own affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation, no longer under the direction of FutureForce Nebraska.

2009-10-01 00:00:00

Rigorous Program of Study: OVAE Grant

PFI involved with NDE on RPOS OVAE Grant with Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Career Cluster.

2009-10-01 00:00:00

Counselor Conference Sponsorship

2009-10-27 00:00:00

NEW LOOK & WEBSITE

PFI gets a new look!

2009-11-01 00:00:00

Career Readiness Summit

Partnership between Nebraska Departments of Labor, Education and Economic Development to identify the career readiness skills desired by all employers.

2009-12-01 00:00:00

Agriculture Visioning Forum

Hosts AFNR Visioning Forum to determine competencies and experiences high school students should have if they have participated in a concentrated sequence of courses which would prepare them for continued education or direct employment within the Agriculture Industry.

2010-01-19 00:00:00

21st Century Skills Summit

Jim Brazell and David Thornberg present to more than 100 Nebraska educators at Northeast Community College's Life Long Learning Center in Norfolk.

2010-02-01 00:00:00

Health Sciences Visioning Forum

The purpose of the meeting was to gather from business, industry and postsecondary the experiences and knowledge high school students should have prior to entering postsecondary.

2010-02-01 00:00:00

Early Childhood Standards Writing Workshop

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2010-02-01 00:00:00

Education and Training Visioning Forum

The purpose of the meeting was to gather from industry and postsecondary the knowledge and experiences high school students should have prior to choosing a career in education & training.

2010-04-01 00:00:00

Manufacturing Visioning Forum

The purpose of the meeting was to gather from business, industry, trade organizations and postsecondary the knowledge and skills high school students should have prior to choosing a career in this area.

2010-06-01 00:00:00

Nexus 2010

2010-06-01 00:00:00

Spring Career Academy meeting

2010-07-01 00:00:00

AFNR, health Science Standards Writing Workshop

High school, community college and university faculty collaborate on the development of course standards and benchmarks.

2010-07-01 00:00:00

Manufacturing Standards Writing Workshop

Courses, standards, benchmarks and sample performance indicators constructed by high school and community college faculty.

2010-10-01 00:00:00

National Consortium of Health Science Educators Curriculum Conference

PFI provided transportation and registration costs for 20 teachers to attend the National Consortium of Health Sciences Educators Curriculum Conference held in Minneapolis, MN.

2010-10-01 00:00:00

Counselor Conference Sponsorship

2010-10-01 00:00:00

NCAC and NACEP Conference Scholarships

PFI provided partial funding for high school, Educational Service Unit and community college personnel to attend either the National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) Conference or the National Career Academy Coalition (NCAC) Conference. Five constituents attended the NACEP Conference, of which PFI provided $1000.00 to their respective organization. More than 30 stakeholders attended the NCAC Conference, of which PFI provided a reimbursement of $1500.00. Of those who attended, 95.8 % reported they would be able to apply the content learned at the conference in my regular work.

2010-11-01 00:00:00

Business, Marketing and Administration Visioning Forum

The purpose of these meetings is to gather from business, industry and postsecondary the experiences and knowledge high school students should have prior to entering postsecondary.

2010-11-01 00:00:00

Fall Career Academy Meeting

2010-12-01 00:00:00

Law, Public Safety and Corrections Visioning Forum

The purpose of these meetings is to gather from business, industry and postsecondary the experiences and knowledge high school students should have prior to entering postsecondary.

2011-01-01 00:00:00

Nexus 2011

PFI funded the NEXUS ‘11 Conference which was held January 22, 2011 to provide leadership building for state, local and organizational marketing efforts to more than 56 CTE secondary and postsecondary faculties

2011-03-01 00:00:00

Skilled & Technical Science Visioning Forum

The purpose of these meetings is to gather from business, industry and postsecondary the experiences and knowledge high school students should have prior to entering postsecondary.

2011-05-01 00:00:00

CCPE Dual Credit & Career Academy Study

LB 637 directs the Coordinating Commission to collaborate with numerous stakeholders in completing this study. To help foster this collaboration, the Coordinating Commission has formed a 15-member Advisory Committee consisting of representatives from each of the stakeholder groups. This committee will work closely with Coordinating Commission staff to ensure the study’s final report is ultimately beneficial to the most important stakeholders of all – our students.

2011-06-01 00:00:00

Entrepreneurship Workshop

PFI provided funding to NET Force to deliver the Entrepreneurship Infusion Workshop. Entrepreneurship curriculum was delivered online with a culminating workshop June 1 – 3, 2011. More than 20 teachers from high schools and community colleges participated. P

2011-06-01 00:00:00

Spring Statewide Career Academy Meeting

2011-07-01 00:00:00

Business, Marketing and Administration Standards Writing Workshop

Courses, standards, benchmarks and sample performance indicators were crafted with high school and postsecondary faculty. Programs of study, a sequence of three or more semester based courses were finalized.

2011-07-01 00:00:00

Skilled & Technical Sciences Standards Writing

Courses, standards, benchmarks and sample performance indicators were crafted with high school and postsecondary faculty. Programs of study, a sequence of three or more semester based courses were finalized.

2011-07-01 00:00:00

Law, Public Safety and Corrections Standards Writing Workshop

Courses, standards, benchmarks and sample performance indicators were crafted with high school and postsecondary faculty. Programs of study, a sequence of three or more semester based courses were finalized.

2011-08-01 00:00:00

Innovative Educators statewide license

Provided community colleges access to 12 webinars from Innovative Educators.

2011-09-01 00:00:00

STEM Visioning Forum

The purpose of these meetings is to gather from business, industry and postsecondary the experiences and knowledge high school students should have prior to entering postsecondary.

2011-09-01 00:00:00

Fall NDE Workshop Updates

Sponsorship of NDE Career Education Field Specialist Fall Workshops in partnership with community colleges across the state.

2011-10-01 00:00:00

Information Technology (IT) Visioning Forum

The purpose of these meetings is to gather from business, industry and postsecondary the experiences and knowledge high school students should have prior to entering postsecondary.

2011-11-01 00:00:00

Hospitality & Tourism Visioning Forum

The purpose of these meetings is to gather from business, industry and postsecondary the experiences and knowledge high school students should have prior to entering postsecondary.

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