Statewide Training and Education Committee (STEC)

STEC sets standards for statewide public child welfare training and coordinates their implementation with CalSWEC's In-Service Training Partners.  Here you will find meeting information, key documents, and information on subcommittees such as the Macro Evaluation Team and the Content Development Oversight Group.

For more information:

Marcy HaraDirector, Child Welfare In-Service Training Project

STEC Meetings and Materials

Statewide Training and Education Committee (STEC) meetings are held quarterly from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to accommodate people who need to travel a distance in order to participate.

Content Development Oversight Group (CDOG)

The Content Development Oversight Group (CDOG), a subcommittee of the Statewide Training and Education Committee (STEC), oversees development and implementation of the California Common Core Curricula revisions.

Macro Evaluation Team

The Macro Evaluation Team, a subcommittee of the Statewide Training and Education Committee (STEC), convenes regularly to develop and implement the evaluation plan for the California Common Core Curricula.

During their monthly conference calls and semi-annual in-person meetings, Macro Evaluation members:

Fairness and Equity Committee

The mission of the Fairness & Equity Committee is to support the California Department of Social Services (CDSS), CalSWEC, the schools of social work, the Regional Training Academies, and California counties to develop and deliver educational materials and training that reflects the latest information and research about fair and equitable treatment and service provision for all people who come into contact with the child welfare system.

Technology and Learning Committee

The Technology and Learning Committee convenes CalSWEC's education and training partners to share resources aimed at providing flexible learning opportunities for practitioners to augment their knowledge and skills in the pursuit of improved outcomes for children and families.

RTA/UCCF/RCFFP/CDSS All-Staff Strategic Planning Sessions

RTA/UCCF/RCFFP/CDSS All-Staff Strategic Planning Sessions are held annually to coordinate efforts and share resources among the agencies responsible for California's Statewide Child Welfare Training System.

California Department of Social Services Training Survey

This page hosts information about the annual training surveys conducted by CDSS.