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February 2023

Empowering Students Through Professional Skills

February 9 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

This course will explore the nine Professional Skills identified by the Arizona Department of Education in collaboration with industry. Participants will identify them, use created rubrics to assess their use, explore strategies to embed them across their curriculum, and methods to evaluate students. For:  All CTE Teachers ADE Credit Available:  Yes 1 Semester Hour (SH) Credit Satisfies Professional Knowledge (PK) deficiencies Course Length: 1 day + homework Location: Zoom Upon registration, you will receive an email with the link to join…

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Classroom Management

February 13 - February 14
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

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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Lesson Plan Writing (Asynchronous Online)

February 15
$100

What is Asynchronous Online Learning? The only difference is that this course is offered online and asynchronously. Asynchronous learning means that the instructor (Kimberly) and the students in the course all engage with the course content at different times and from different locations. The instructor provides students with a sequence of modules which the students move through as their schedules permit. Each unit might make use of assigned readings or uploaded media, interactive checks for understanding, and more. The instructor guides the students,…

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Technical Reading/Performance Literacy

February 16 - February 17
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

Your CTE classroom truly is the key to meaningful application of the current career and college readiness standards. This course will give you specific examples where Arizona’s Common Core standards for Technical Literacy already exist in your CTE program, it will provide opportunities for you to incorporate additional standards into your lessons, AND it will give you strategies to take back to your classroom to increase your students’ ability to read difficult technical information more effectively. Come find out why…

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Using Advisory Councils Effectively

February 20 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

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. For:  All CTE Teachers ADE Credit Available:  Yes 1 Semester Hour (SH) Credit Satisfies Professional Knowledge (PK) deficiencies Course Length: 1 day + homework Location: Pima JTED @ Master Pieces 2855 W. Master Pieces…

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March 2023

CTE Essentials

March 4 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
$100

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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Effective Demonstrations

March 8 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

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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Scope and Sequence

March 28 - March 29
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

Developing a scope and sequence is an important first step in delivering an effective CTE program! In this hands-on course CTE teachers will have an opportunity to look at the overall scope of their program to identify what students need to know and be able to do in order to meet industry demands.  You will examine your program standards and design a sequence of instructional units to assist you in getting students where they need to be.  The final product? …

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April 2023

Program Management

April 1 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

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 3-year…

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Grading and Assessment

April 8 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
$100

Assessing and grading are two different actions. Learn a variety of formative and summative assessment techniques. A major focus is how to assess student work using rubrics. This class will help you create a clear grading policy and develop a variety of ways to assess student learning. How should students in CTE be assessed? How do we set up a fair grading system for both teachers and students? Learn about the wide variety of options that address both of these…

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Rubrics to Increase Student Success

April 10 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
$100

CTE courses are driven by student-created projects. Rubrics are an evaluation tool that can increase the quality of those student projects while simultaneously giving the teacher a quicker, fairer way to assess their quality. Come to this workshop with one or two student projects that you would like to assess more easily, and you will leave with an excellent rubric that you personalized for your classroom and the confidence and skills to create additional rubrics for the other student projects…

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Scope and Sequence

April 11 - April 12
$100

Developing a scope and sequence is an important first step in delivering an effective CTE program! In this hands-on course CTE teachers will have an opportunity to look at the overall scope of their program to identify what students need to know and be able to do in order to meet industry demands.  You will examine your program standards and design a sequence of instructional units to assist you in getting students where they need to be.  The final product? …

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Lab Safety and Management

April 20 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
$100

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. You will…

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Instructional Best Practices

April 26 - April 27
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

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…

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May 2023

Scope and Sequence

May 2 - May 3
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

Developing a scope and sequence is an important first step in delivering an effective CTE program! In this hands-on course CTE teachers will have an opportunity to look at the overall scope of their program to identify what students need to know and be able to do in order to meet industry demands.  You will examine your program standards and design a sequence of instructional units to assist you in getting students where they need to be.  The final product? …

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CTSO New Advisor Training

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) will take your CTE Program to the next level. Teachers that have strong student organizations love the benefits of having students involved in them. Students become leaders, take ownership in their CTE Program, increase their technical knowledge and skill through completion, and make friends. Skills USA, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Future Farmers of America (FFA), Health Occupation Students Association (HOSA), Distribute Education Club of America (DECA), Family, Career and Community Leaders of…

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Classroom Management

May 9 - May 10
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

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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Scope and Sequence

May 30 - May 31
$100

Developing a scope and sequence is an important first step in delivering an effective CTE program! In this hands-on course CTE teachers will have an opportunity to look at the overall scope of their program to identify what students need to know and be able to do in order to meet industry demands.  You will examine your program standards and design a sequence of instructional units to assist you in getting students where they need to be.  The final product? …

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June 2023

Grading and Assessment

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

Assessing and grading are two different actions. Learn a variety of formative and summative assessment techniques. A major focus is how to assess student work using rubrics. This class will help you create a clear grading policy and develop a variety of ways to assess student learning. How should students in CTE be assessed? How do we set up a fair grading system for both teachers and students? Learn about the wide variety of options that address both of these…

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CTE Essentials

June 7 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
+ Google Map
$100

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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Lab Safety and Management

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
$100

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. You will…

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Rubrics to Increase Student Success

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
$100

CTE courses are driven by student-created projects. Rubrics are an evaluation tool that can increase the quality of those student projects while simultaneously giving the teacher a quicker, fairer way to assess their quality. Come to this workshop with one or two student projects that you would like to assess more easily, and you will leave with an excellent rubric that you personalized for your classroom and the confidence and skills to create additional rubrics for the other student projects…

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Advanced Methods of Teaching CTE

June 12 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

This Course will support teachers’ continuing development as outstanding teachers for CTE programs by examining their personal educational philosophy, instructional design, and methodology. Three major components comprise the course: 1. Examining Beliefs About Learning – developing your own personal philosophy about learning 2. Motivating Adolescent Learners – designing a classroom that is especially effective for high school students 3. Ring of Fire – active participation strategies to use every day in your classroom. Instruction models active participation strategies and major…

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Program Management

June 13 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
$100

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 3-year…

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Serving Exceptional Students in CTE

June 13 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
$100

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. For:  All CTE Teachers ADE Credit…

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Classroom Management

June 14 - June 15
$100

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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Lesson Plan Writing

June 14 - June 15
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

This class will show you how to build a lesson plan with all the needed components for student success. Wouldn’t you love to learn to write lessons that allow you to walk into your classroom each day feeling fully prepared? This class will help you with that goal. Each teacher will complete a task analysis for one or more measurement criteria, determine the number of lessons to be written for the unit of instruction and write the first lesson in…

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Strategic Planning

June 21 - June 22
$100

We all know that truly great CTE programs are the result of stellar planning. Plan for success, enroll in the Strategic Planning course. You’ll learn how leaders develop compelling plans and execute those plans in a way that empowers all involved. This course is designed to help participants develop a strategic/tactical plan for their CTE program. Participants will learn the strategic planning process and apply that knowledge to the development of a plan for their program. For:  All CTE Teachers…

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July 2023

Instructional Best Practices

July 10 - July 11
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

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…

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Classroom Management

July 12 - July 13
Pima JTED @ Master Pieces, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85741 United States
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$100

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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