Welcome to CPA’s 2020 Annual Conference! We hope you have an amazing time, learn some new strategies, meet some new colleagues, and refuel! If you’re new to www.sched.com, here’s what you need to know:
  • Download the sched app, search for ’cpa2020’, log-into your attendee profile (synced with eventbrite) to build your conference schedule! [Username is (First Initial,Last Name). All you need to do is set a new password to start creating your conference schedule!]
  • This is a new system for us, so please let us know what’s working and what’s not. 
-The CPA Executive Board

Featured Speakers

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Keri Aaver

College of the Canyons
Director of Job Placement
avatar for Ken Mitchell

Ken Mitchell

Keller Williams Real Estate
Real Estate Agent
avatar for Joshua Modlin

Joshua Modlin

Foundation for California Community Colleges
Director, Earn & Learn
avatar for James Morante

James Morante

California Community Colleges
Statewide Director, Energy, Construction & Utilities
avatar for Leisa Reid

Leisa Reid

Productive Learning
Speaker, Trainer, Speaker Coach: Get Speaking Gigs Now!
avatar for Zeb Welborn

Zeb Welborn

19th Hole Media and Welborn Media
avatar for Stephanie Beals

Stephanie Beals

Newleaf Training & Development
Client Partner
avatar for Keskim Shillingford

Keskim Shillingford

HR Manager, Imports, Supply Chain Logistics
avatar for John Silver

John Silver

PIHRA Foundation
President / Speaker & Trainer
avatar for Rosalinda Rivas

Rosalinda Rivas

Chaffey College InTech Center
Workforce Development Coordinator


avatar for Ruth Amanuel

Ruth Amanuel

California Community Colleges
Regional Director of Employer Engagement, Global Trade
avatar for Charlotte Augenstein

Charlotte Augenstein

California Community Colleges
Regional Director of Employer Engagement, ICT, Los Angeles Region
avatar for Thea Bruzdzinski

Thea Bruzdzinski

Dignity Health
Divisional Talent Acquisition Manager Southern California
avatar for Kimberly Carlson

Kimberly Carlson

LACounty Office of Education
Career Development Program Specialist
avatar for Wendy Deras

Wendy Deras

College of the Desert
Regional Director of Employment Engagement
avatar for Greg Friedman

Greg Friedman

Merced County Office of Education
Vocational Service Specialist
avatar for Rey Gonzales

Rey Gonzales

Southern California Edison
Sr. Project Manager, Environmental
avatar for Matt Guerrero

Matt Guerrero

Social Vocational Services, Inc.
Employment Specialist
avatar for Chris Hannan

Chris Hannan

LA OC Building Trades
Council Representative, Los Angeles County
avatar for Charles Henkels

Charles Henkels

Inland Empire/Desert Region Consortium
Director of Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning

Andrew Mayorga

Laborers' International Union of North America, Local 1309
Business Agent
avatar for Meghan Medlin

Meghan Medlin

Medlin Workforce & Re-Entry Solutions

Oscar Meier

Los Angeles Unified School District
Apprenticeship Advisor
avatar for Katie Mishler

Katie Mishler

California Community Colleges
Regional Director of Employer Engagement, Advanced Transportation and...
avatar for Joanna Mitchell

Joanna Mitchell

avatar for Kristi Montes

Kristi Montes

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. - Gray Butte Flight Operations Facility
Program Manager, Aircraft Systems
avatar for Genesis Ortiz

Genesis Ortiz

Great Wolf Lodge
Human Resource Manager
avatar for Health Workforce Initiative, Ozzie Lopez - LA Region

Health Workforce Initiative, Ozzie Lopez - LA Region

Health Workforce Initiative
Regional Director of Employer Engagement, Allied Health
avatar for Ellen Soakai

Ellen Soakai

Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS)
Regional Director of Strategic Partnerships-Southern CA
avatar for Luis Sobrevilla

Luis Sobrevilla

MCOE/Gateway Adult Education Network
Workforce Services and Job Development
avatar for Brenda Trujillo

Brenda Trujillo

Bowen-Meyers & Associates
Senior Partner/President