Help Wanted!

Do you have a passion for CTE?  Want to earn a little extra money?  Are you comfortable with a variety of computer programs, especially Excel and Word? Are you good with details?  CACTE is looking for assistants to the executive director in the areas of membership, CareerTech Summit and finance/administration. The tasks could be completed remotely – living in the metro Denver area is NOT required.   Apply by Monday, 11/26/18 to be considered for one of the three positions!

Click here to read the position descriptions!

Click here to complete the application form!

For more information, contact Debbie Nelson, CACTE Executive Director, cacte@cacte.org  or Kimberly Baldwin, CACTE President, Kimberly.baldwin@dcsdk12.org.

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2018 CACTE EXCELLENCE AWARDS RECIPIENTS!

Congratulations to the CACTE Excellence Awards Recipients for 2018!  It was thrilling to be able to honor all nine individuals in person at the CACTE Awards Presentation.  Thank you to all who nominated and wrote recommendation letters for these deserving honorees.

From L to R:  S Mease, H DeBerard, J Caldwell, C Runyan, M Batch, D Rivkin, R Van Dyke, E Vaughan and L Jones Austin

OUSTANDING CTE STUDENT-SECONDARY – Daniel Rivkin (TSA)          Read more about Daniel:  Rivkin.Daniel.CACTE.2018

CTE EXEMPLARY ALUMNI AWARD – Hayley DeBerard (TSA)    Read more about Hayley: DeBerard.Hayley.CACTE.2018

CTE NEW TEACHER OF THE YEAR – Sahvanna Mease     Read more about Sahvanna:  Mease.Sahvanna.CACTE.2018

CTE TEACHER OF THE YEAR – Christina Runyan      Read more about Christina: Runyan.Christina.CACTE.2018

CTE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR – Jaimie Caldwell     Read more about Jaimie:  Caldwell.Jaimie.CACTE.2018

CAREER GUIDANCE AWARD – Lauren Jones Austin     Read more about Lauren: JonesAustin.Lauren.CACTE.2018

OUSTANDING SERVICE BY A MEMBER – Robert Van Dyke     Read more about Robert:  VanDyke.Robert.CACTE.2018

CACTE HALL OF FAME – Martha Batch and Everett Vaughan  Read more about Martha and Ev:  Batch.Martha.CACTE.HoF.2018     Vaughan.Ev.CACTE.HoF.2018

The ACTE/CACTE award recipients’ nominations will be sent on to the Region V Awards, to be presented at the Region V conference in Bozeman, MT in April.  Those include CTE New Teacher of the Year, CTE Teacher of the Year, CTE Administrator of the Year and the Career Guidance Award. 🙂

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CACTE STRATEGIC THEMES FOR 2018-19 (program of work)

Recently, the ACTE Board of Directors approved a new strategic plan to move us forward into 2020.  Colorado ACTE decided to support the work of the national Board and has chosen to focus on 2 of the strategic themes included in the ACTE plan:  Member Value/Engagement and Professional/Leadership Development.  These themes will be a focus during Kimberly Baldwin’s presidency.

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2018 CACTE CareerTech Summit Presentations

Here are the presentations that have been shared with CACTE to date.  If you would like a specific presentation not listed here, please email Debbie (cacte@cacte.org) and she will contact the presenter.

BTinker.CACTE.2018.CompetencyBasedEd.Presentation

cPearlBoundariesCACTE2018;  cPearlBoundariesCACTE2018

F.Jacobs-REngler-Powering.the.Globe.with.CTE

JBusch.2018.CACTE.Prezi

JGeiselman.CACTE.Presentation.2018

LJones.ACE.CACTE.2018

LJones.Equity.in.CTE.2018 CACTE

MMartin.CACTE2018_WBL101_ResourceList

MMartin.CACTE2018.WBLCredentialingSession

NCarter-MKrisko.Mill.Presentation.CACTE2018

SMease.CACTE.link.2018

TSalazar.CACTE2018.legislative.update

CACTE2018.PPBEA.Business-Industry.Presentation

CareerWise Colorado.video.link

CareerWise.wo.videos.CACTE 2018

 

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MEET YOUR CACTE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2018-2019

Thank you to these leaders who have stepped to serve our career and technical education professional association!  We especially appreciate Mimi Leonard serving as “honorary” past president for the last year – your experience was extremely valuable to the Board, Mimi!

Serving on the 2018-2019 CACTE Executive Committee are:

 

 

 

President:  Kimberly Baldwin

 

 

President-Elect:  Robert Van Dyke

 

 

Secretary:  Jen Girvin

 

 

Treasurer:  Janny Jarvis

 

 

Past President:  Jay Moore

 

 

 

                                                                                          Executive Director:  Debbie Nelson

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Super cool new promotional video from Colorado CTE – CCCS!

The Colorado CTE Team introduced us to the super cool new promotional video for general audiences this morning during the “State of the State” address at the 2018 CACTE CareerTech Summit.  Several people have already asked for the link, so here it is!

https://youtu.be/tt7Vu4xTpkQ

Please use this video far and wide to let students and educators from Colorado tell the CTE story!


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HERE’S TO ANOTHER CENTURY OF HELPING KIDS!

Here is the YouTube link to the video from the 2017 CACTE CareerTech Summit, celebrating 100 years of Colorado Career & Technical Education!  Enjoy and share it widely!

Many thanks to Shelley Goerdt and Mainstream Video Production for putting this production together.

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2018 CACTE CareerTech Summit Program now available!

The 2018 CACTE CareerTech Summit Program is ready for your viewing pleasure!  Take a few minutes to see what breakouts look good to you.  Arrive by 5:00 pm on Monday to register before the WELCOME DINNER begins at 5:30 pm.  Bring your favorite board game and/or swimsuit for the CACTE After Party on Monday evening.   Come prepared for morning walks on Tuesday and Thursday and yoga on Wednesday morning – staying active is important to keep our brains functioning later in the day. 🙂 Bring your refillable water bottles – we are at 9,600′ – gotta drink plenty of water!  Check out the plans your Division officers have for you on Wednesday.  Help celebrate the CACTE Excellence Award Winners on Thursday.  It’s gonna be a great time as “CTE: Reaches New Heights!”

FINAL.2018.CACTE.Summit.program

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