CALL FOR PRESENTATION PROPOSALS for 2019 SUMMIT!

HELP COLORADO CTE “EDUCATE, ADVOCATE AND LEAD”!

GENERAL INTEREST BREAKOUT SESSIONS JULY 15 AND JULY 16 – 60 minutes in length

CACTE announces the Call for Presentations for the 2019 CareerTech Summit in Loveland, CO.  Decide what you have to share that is of interest to most Career & Technical Education professionals and complete the 2019 Call for Presentation Proposals application!   The  Call for Presentation application is due by April 16, 2019 to allow the CACTE Board time to review the proposals.  You will be notified around May 10 regarding proposal acceptance.The CACTE CareerTech Summit is July 14-18, 2019 and is at the Embassy Suites in Loveland, CO.

Don’t be shy – each CTE professional has knowledge that would benefit others!  Have a soft skills unit that your students really enjoyed?  Experience a fabulous year with your CTSO?  Read a book that inspired you?  Have a super connection with a post-secondary partner?  Know of some apps that others could use?  Have a great partnership with business/industry?  Not sure about presenting alone – grab a friend and present together!  CACTE needs YOU to share your knowledge with others!!!

NEW INFO: A question has been asked about marking proposals as “Educate, Advocate or Lead”. Here is a description you can use in making that decision:

  • EDUCATE: professional development for educators, teaching pedagogy, best practices
  • ADVOCATE: legislative issues and how they affect your programs, advocating for CTE in general and/or for your program in particular
  • LEAD: personal development for teachers to lead in their schools/districts/professional associations like CACTE

NEW INFO: Results of the survey are in – thanks for participating! If you want to do a presentation at the CACTE Summit but aren’t sure what would be of interest, here are some ideas from your fellow CTE colleagues. Notes in italics are from Debbie….

  • Workplace learning innovation (HOW to, not WHY)
  • EdTeach
  • CTE Branding
  • Technology in the classroom (thoughtful use of tech is our keynote speaker’s topic! 🙂
  • Teaching in the Department of Corrections (adult education programs/environments, where there are increased limitations on what can be brought into the classroom setting)
  • CTE for prisoners, What you can learn in Department of Corrections
    Teaching without the Internet for Students
  • Anatomy in Clay (a frequent exhibitor)
  • How to manage fundraisers and events (tracking spending, income, other finances- catering business)
  • Computer Science curriculum and trends in the workforce
  • How to use the community college guided pathway to promote bachelor’s degree completion
  • PERKINS changes – be sure to attend Monday’s general session as the CO CTE Team helps us learn more about this one!
  • Project based learning best practices
  • Grants and how to write them
  • How to move toward a CTE Director position
  • Colorado Secondary Business Administration Rollout and Curriculum
  • Changes to teacher credentialing
  • Trends in student drug use and effects in the classroom
  • Up to date information from nurses/practitioners regarding screen time, mental health

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