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2020 CACTE CareerTech Summit

Join us in Grand Junction for the premier Career & Technical Education event of the year! Mingle with fellow educators at all levels – middle school, high school and postsecondary – as well as counselors, administrators and guests to learn about the latest happenings in CTE. Mark your calendar for July 19-23, 2020!

2020 CACTE CAREERTECH SUMMIT FAQS

  • Call for Presentation Proposals opens March 1
  • Registration for attendees opens March 16
  • Registration for exhibitors opens late March – aiming for March 23
  • REGISTRATION AMOUNTS – includes conference registration, 2 lunches and 2 afternoon snacks
  • MEMBER Early Bird – ends May 15, $425
  • Member after May 15, $480
  • Nonmember, $595
  • CTE Credentialing Session, $50
  • Work-Based Learning Credentialing Session, $25
  • Deep Dive Sessions – all day, $50; half day, $25
  • Hotel links will also open March 16 – room rate is $139 with a $7 per night/per car parking fee

2020 CACTE CAREERTECH SUMMIT SCHEDULE

the schedule is still a work in progress, but this will give you some idea about the structure of the 2020 Summit

SUNDAY, 7/19 – Governance Day

1:00 pm – 3:30 pmExecutive Committee lunch and meeting
3:30 pm – 4:00 pmStuff conference tote bags
5:00 pm – 7:00 pmRegistration open

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm?New Health Teachers Orientation – tentative

MONDAY, 7/20 – Deep Dive Day (professional development)

7:00-
6:00 pm
Registration open 
9:00 am – 5:00 pmPD – CTE Credentialing Sessionincludes lunch ** There are 100 spots in this session – the number will NOT be increased – register EARLY!
9:00 am – 12:00 pmDEEP DIVE – “2030: Becoming a Leader for the 21st Century” with Josh Davies – details coming soon
9:00 am – 12:00 pmDEEP DIVE – Apple, Inc workshop – details coming soon
prepaidBuffet Luncheon
1:00 pm – 4:00 pmPD – Work -Based Learning Credentialing Session **There are 30 spots in this session – the number will NOT be increased – register EARLY!
1:00 pm – 4:00 pmDEEP DIVE – Apple, Inc workshop – details coming soon
other PD sessions will be announced later
5:00 pm – 8:00 pmExhibitors set up
6:00 pm – 9:00 pmCACTE Board dinner and meeting

TUESDAY, 7/21 – Colorado Focus Day

6:30 – 7:15 amMorning Walk 
7:00 a – 3:30 pRegistration open
8:00 am – 5:00 pmExhibitors open all day
8:45 am – 9:15 amDivision Meet & Greet
9:15 am – 10:45 amOpening General SessionCCCS Update/Activities w CO CTE Team!
11:00 am – 12:00 pmBreakout 1
12:15 pm – 1:45 pmRecognition Luncheon
2:00 pm – 4:00 pmCACTE Awards Committee Meeting
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmBreakout Session 2
3:00 pm – 3:30 pmSnack break with exhibitors
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Breakout Session 3
5:00 pm – 7:00 pmOptional Winery Activity – sign up with registration
 Dinner on your own

WEDNESDAY, 7/22 – CTE Day

6:15 am – 7:15 amPhysical/mindfulness activity
7:30 am – 2:00 pmRegistration open
8:00 am – 5:00 pmExhibitors open all day
8:45 am – 10:30 amGeneral Session w keynote speaker, Zach Mercurio – “Leading & Working with Purpose” www.zachmercurio.com
10:45 am – 12:00 pmCACTE Legislative Committee meeting
11:00 am – 12:00 pmSpecial Breakout w Zach Mercurio – More Leading & Working with Purpose
11:00 am – 12:00 pmBreakout Session 4
12:15 pm – 1:45 pmLegislative Luncheon with Tonette Salazar, CACTE Legislative Specialist
2:00 pm – 5:30 pm DIVISION SPOTLIGHT ACTIVITIES
 Trivia Night in the works! 🙂
Division Dinners/Activities or Dinner on your own

THURSDAY, 7/23 – Division Spotlight Day

6:30 am-7:15 amMorning Walk
7:15 am – 11:00 amRegistration open
8:00 am – 9:00 amCACTE Business meeting and Officer Installation 
9:15 am – 12:30 pmDIVISION SPOTLIGHT ACTIVITIES
End of 2020 Summit, unless on CACTE Board
1:00 pm – 4:00 pmCACTE Board Lunch & Orientation

VISIT GRAND JUNCTION!

The 2020 CACTE CareerTech Summit is in scenic Grand Junction, on the western slope of Colorado. Consider bringing the family, or have them join you before or after the Summit for a family vacation in the great outdoors! Visit the dramatic red rock landscape of the Colorado National Monument. Explore hundreds of miles of mountain-bike trails. Raft the Colorado River, golf, hike, or taste your way through the vineyards – Grand Junction offers many opportunities to extend your stay. Check out https://www.visitgrandjunction.com for more information!

Another fun opportunity – the Grand Junction Rockies will be in town when we are – Sunday-Wednesday nights, playing the Idaho Falls Chukars. Tickets are around $10. Learn more here!

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