Professional Development Opportunities

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June 2021

Using Advisory Councils Effectively

June 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75

This interactive workshop is designed to ensure success in the formation and use of industry advisory councils. During this workshop you will learn how to form a committee, how to conduct useful advisory council meetings, and how to use advisory council members for continuous program improvement. This is an ADE-approved Professional Development event. Upon the successful completion of the class – which includes submission of all homework – participants will receive an ADE certificate for 15 professional development clock hours…

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Work-Based Learning

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 9, 2021 at 8:00 am

Course Description: Create meaningful work-based learning experiences for your students. This course will provide teachers with a variety of models of work-based learning along with the associated forms, agreements, and guidelines. You will select the model that is most appropriate for your situation and create a plan to implement work-based learning as a part of your premier program! This is an ADE-approved Professional Development event. Upon the successful completion of the class – which includes submission of all homework –…

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Work-Based Learning

June 9 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 9, 2021 at 8:00 am

Course Description: Create meaningful work-based learning experiences for your students. This course will provide teachers with a variety of models of work-based learning along with the associated forms, agreements, and guidelines. You will select the model that is most appropriate for your situation and create a plan to implement work-based learning as a part of your premier program! This is an ADE-approved Professional Development event. Upon the successful completion of the class – which includes submission of all homework –…

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CTE Program Management

June 15 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75

What constitutes an “approved program?” Come and learn in depth what is required to ensure that your program is in compliance and eligible to receive Federal, State, and JTED funding. You will leave with the skills needed to manage the many facets of running a premier CTE program, including: purchasing, collection of data, reports, advisory committees, work-based learning, Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO), end of program assessments, attracting and retaining non-traditional students, and more. You will develop a three-year…

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Formative Assessments for CTE Programs

June 16 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on June 17, 2021 at 8:00 am

$75

This class will give you an opportunity to look at the big picture of formative assessments. Topics include the role and types of assessments, the process to develop an objective assessment, as well as criteria for crafting quality multiple choice items. You will learn the skills needed to create objective assessment items using a process that mirrors the development of items for the Arizona CTE Technical Skill Assessments. You will develop an understanding of how to assess student skills in…

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Lab Safety and Management

June 16 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 23, 2021 at 8:00 am

Course Description: Are you ready for students in the lab? This workshop is designed to help participants develop a laboratory improvement plan including management, clean-up procedures, safety procedures, and meeting monitoring agency mandates. Join us as we identify a variety of practical steps you can take to ensure that your students are safe in the laboratory and that you are protected. Participants will have the opportunity to evaluate their CTE labs and develop a management system for their CTE labs.…

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Formative Assessments for CTE Programs

June 17 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Course (See all)

One event on June 17, 2021 at 8:00 am

$75

This class will give you an opportunity to look at the big picture of formative assessments. Topics include the role and types of assessments, the process to develop an objective assessment, as well as criteria for crafting quality multiple choice items. You will learn the skills needed to create objective assessment items using a process that mirrors the development of items for the Arizona CTE Technical Skill Assessments. You will develop an understanding of how to assess student skills in…

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CTE Essentials

June 18 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75

The CTE Delivery Model is THE premier educational system for all students. CTE Essentials will give you an overview of each of the four components of this outstanding model and allow you time to process how you can incorporate each element into all of your instructional units as you plan your program’s calendar. It will also provide some insight into the many roles a CTE teacher plays in the course of any school day, where to find support to meet…

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Instructional Best Practices

June 22 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Course (See all)

One event on June 23, 2021 at 8:00 am

$75

This course is an introduction to the design and use of CTE curriculum. In this highly-engaging course teachers will focus on the design and delivery of relevant and engaging lessons. Special emphasis is placed on active participation strategies, a strong introduction to each lesson, clear and appropriate objective(s), a variety of ways to meet the objective(s), and closure to assess learning. These strategies will be woven across the entire workshop. All participants whose districts are members of the AZ CTE…

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Instructional Best Practices

June 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Course (See all)

One event on June 23, 2021 at 8:00 am

$75

This course is an introduction to the design and use of CTE curriculum. In this highly-engaging course teachers will focus on the design and delivery of relevant and engaging lessons. Special emphasis is placed on active participation strategies, a strong introduction to each lesson, clear and appropriate objective(s), a variety of ways to meet the objective(s), and closure to assess learning. These strategies will be woven across the entire workshop. All participants whose districts are members of the AZ CTE…

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Lab Safety and Management

June 23 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Course (See all)

One event on June 23, 2021 at 8:00 am

Course Description: Are you ready for students in the lab? This workshop is designed to help participants develop a laboratory improvement plan including management, clean-up procedures, safety procedures, and meeting monitoring agency mandates. Join us as we identify a variety of practical steps you can take to ensure that your students are safe in the laboratory and that you are protected. Participants will have the opportunity to evaluate their CTE labs and develop a management system for their CTE labs.…

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Serving Exceptional Students in CTE

June 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75

This one-day course is designed to provide CTE educators and other interested parties with a broad understanding of special education. During the course of this interactive workshop, we will cover a range of topics include special education law, modifications, accommodations, interventions, supports, the special education process, the Response to Intervention process, and more. Our goal is to provide you with the tools you need to serve exceptional students enrolled in CTE courses more effectively. This is an ADE-approved Professional Development…

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Classroom Management

June 29 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75

In this course, teachers will enhance classroom management skills by developing procedures and routines that are perfect for YOUR situation. In this course, we will take a deep look at the philosophy of “Discipline with Dignity” and develop classroom rules and consequences. Participants will be empowered to create an atmosphere which is conducive to learning and high expectations. All of this is based on the belief that excellent classroom management is built on the foundation of well-planned, relevant, and engaging…

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July 2021

Instructional Best Practices

July 26 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Course (See all)

One event on July 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

$75

This course is an introduction to the design and use of CTE curriculum. In this highly-engaging course teachers will focus on the design and delivery of relevant and engaging lessons. Special emphasis is placed on active participation strategies, a strong introduction to each lesson, clear and appropriate objective(s), a variety of ways to meet the objective(s), and closure to assess learning. These strategies will be woven across the entire workshop. All participants whose districts are members of the AZ CTE…

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Instructional Best Practices

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Course (See all)

One event on July 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

$75

This course is an introduction to the design and use of CTE curriculum. In this highly-engaging course teachers will focus on the design and delivery of relevant and engaging lessons. Special emphasis is placed on active participation strategies, a strong introduction to each lesson, clear and appropriate objective(s), a variety of ways to meet the objective(s), and closure to assess learning. These strategies will be woven across the entire workshop. All participants whose districts are members of the AZ CTE…

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CTE Program Management

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75

What constitutes an “approved program?” Come and learn in depth what is required to ensure that your program is in compliance and eligible to receive Federal, State, and JTED funding. You will leave with the skills needed to manage the many facets of running a premier CTE program, including: purchasing, collection of data, reports, advisory committees, work-based learning, Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO), end of program assessments, attracting and retaining non-traditional students, and more. You will develop a three-year…

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Serving Exceptional Students in CTE

July 30 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75

This one-day course is designed to provide CTE educators and other interested parties with a broad understanding of special education. During the course of this interactive workshop, we will cover a range of topics include special education law, modifications, accommodations, interventions, supports, the special education process, the Response to Intervention process, and more. Our goal is to provide you with the tools you need to serve exceptional students enrolled in CTE courses more effectively. This is an ADE-approved Professional Development…

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August 2021

Effective Demonstrations

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75

Whether in a welding lab or a bioscience lab, effective demonstrations are crucial. If done correctly, every student can successfully perform the new skill with little or no frustration, without wasted materials, and attain proficiency in a way that will ensure the whole class progresses at an appropriate pace. This is a real career extender! When you are successful in the lab, and the students are successful in the lab, teaching can be very rewarding. An added bonus is that…

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September 2021

Classroom Management

September 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75

In this course, teachers will enhance classroom management skills by developing procedures and routines that are perfect for YOUR situation. In this course, we will take a deep look at the philosophy of “Discipline with Dignity” and develop classroom rules and consequences. Participants will be empowered to create an atmosphere which is conducive to learning and high expectations. All of this is based on the belief that excellent classroom management is built on the foundation of well-planned, relevant, and engaging…

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October 2021

Work-Based Learning

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75

Create meaningful work-based learning experiences for your students. This course will provide teachers with a variety of models of work-based learning along with the associated forms, agreements, and guidelines. You will select the model that is most appropriate for your situation and create a plan to implement work-based learning as a part of your premier program! This is an ADE-approved Professional Development event. Upon the successful completion of the class – which includes submission of all homework – participants will…

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