Public Hearing on Career Technology and the New Economy Select Committee; Media Availability with Senator Richard D. Roth

November 13, 2018

RIVERSIDE, CA – Today, Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) will hold a media availability following a public hearing by the Career Technology and the New Economy Select Committee. In today’s education landscape, California appears to be suffering a communication breakdown between education and the needs of private industry. Today’s hearing will afford an opportunity to learn about recent funding and education initiatives intended to enhance Career Technology Education, and the role the Legislature can play to ensure its success. You can watch the hearing here.

Where:          Riverside Community College
                        Hall of Fame Room
                        4800 Magnolia Avenue
                        Riverside, CA

When:           Tuesday, November 13
                       10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

Who:               Senator Richard D. Roth

            Ryan Anderson, Legislative Analyst’s Office

Dr. Mathew Roberts, Dean of Field Operations, California Community College Chancellor’s Office

Donna Wyatt, Director, Career & College Transition Office, California Department of Education

Leslie Trainor, Deputy Director, Workforce and Economic Development, County of Riverside

Wendy Frederick, Principal Development Specialist, Workforce and Economic Development, County of Riverside

      Kimberly Davidson, Economic Development Manager, City of Corona

      Ron Weston, Coordinator, CTE: Riverside Unified School District

      Kristine DiMemmo, Dean of CTE: Riverside City College

Dr. Gina Boster, Director, Career Technical Education at Corona Norco Unified School District

Maureen Sinclair, CTE Project Director, CA Career Pathways Trust Grant, Norco College

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Senator Richard D. Roth represents the 31st State Senate District, which includes the communities of Corona, Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, March Air Reserve Base, Moreno Valley, Norco, Riverside and Perris. Prior to his election, he served for 32 years in the United States Air Force, retiring in 2007 in the grade of Major General.