Debbie Nelson

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Colorado CTE State of the State – Dr Sarah Heath

A big shout out to Dr Sarah Heath for providing us with the annual Colorado CTE State of the State address as part of the CACTE Virtual Summit! Her keynote is full of important information for CTE educators all over the state of Colorado. Watch the video HERE and/or access the slides with notes HERE. …

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MEET YOUR CACTE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2020-2021

Thank you to these leaders who have stepped up to serve our career and technical education professional association!  See under “LEAD” – “Board Info” for contact information.

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CACTE Virtual Backgrounds

Since we are all spending a whoooole lot of time on Zoom and similar platforms, why not “show the love” for your professional association at the same time? Here is a CACTE virtual background to use. 🙂 Download Colorado ACTE background here!

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COLORADO CTE RESPONDS TO COVID-19 CRISIS – USING OUR SKILLS & EQUIPMENT!

A huge shout-out to all of the CTE programs across Colorado who have put their 3-D printers to work making face shields and other parts to help our healthcare workers stay safe from COVID-19! According to a recent tweet, Cherry Creek Schools have made 1100 head bands for face shields.  Pictured is SAI Division President, …

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Colorado Career Conversations Update from Lauren Jones

In response to the changing environment due to COVID-19, CO Career Conversations is moving all trainings to virtual, live Career Conversation Trainings using the Zoom video conferencing app. We are confident that the virtual workshops will provide meaningful professional development and provide an opportunity for all of us to connect around the important topic of career planning and …

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CTE SHOWCASE @ the CAPITOL

The “CTE Showcase at the Capitol” held on Wednesday, February 12 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm was a success in its new format!  During that time frame a variety of CTE groups had table displays set up and Ponderosa HS Catering classes provided tasty appetizers/beverages.  Legislators/staff members from fourteen offices visited the Showcase in …

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CACTE member HILARY WIMMER is 2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year!!!!!!!

Wow! How very exciting to have CACTE/ACTE member HILARY WIMMER named today as the 2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year! Hilary teaches business/marketing at Mountain Range High School in the Adams 12 Five Star District. Congratulations, Hilary! “I’m honored to present this award to Hilary Wimmer, who inspires a culture of learning in her students …

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2019-2024 COLORADO CTE STRATEGIC PLAN

At the recent 2019 CACTE CareerTech Summit, Dr Sarah Heath (CO CTE Director & Assistant Provost, CCCS) announced the new CTE Strategic Plan! This plan impacts everyone working in the CTE field at all levels and all settings. Be sure to familiarize yourself with this information as school ramps up for the 2019-2020 year – …

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2019 CACTE CareerTech Summit Presentations

CLICK HERE for the presentations that have been shared with CACTE to date.  All of the presenters have been contacted to share their presentation. If you would like a specific presentation not listed here, please email Debbie (cacte@cacte.org) and she will contact the presenter. Keep in mind that some presenters are not allowed to share …

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Super cool promotional videos from Colorado CTE – CCCS!

The Colorado CTE Team produced several super cool promotional videos designed for use with general audiences, students, parents and counselors. Click HERE to access them on the Colorado CTE webpage – scroll down and you’ll see them. 🙂 Please use these videos far and wide to let students and educators from Colorado tell the CTE …

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