Professional Development Opportunities

NOTE: All Teachers and Directors are welcome to attend any training at any location.

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May 2021

Using Advisory Councils Effectively

May 8 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on May 8, 2021 at 8:00 am

An energetic and involved advisory council can have a significant impact in helping your program and students achieve their goals! This interactive course is designed to ensure success in the formation and use of industry advisory councils. During this course, you will learn how to form a committee, conduct useful advisory council meetings and use advisory council members for continuous program improvement. Instructor:  Curt Bertelsen For: All CTE Teachers ADE Credit Available:  Yes One Semester Hour (SH) Credit Satisfies Professional…

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Program Management

May 12 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on May 12, 2021 at 8:00 am

What constitutes an “approved program”? In this course, participants will learn what is required to ensure that a 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: 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 implementation plan for your…

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June 2021

Effective Demonstrations

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Whether in a welding lab or a bioscience lab, effective demonstrations are crucial. In this course, teachers will engage in the four-step demonstration method, which gradually transitions the learning of a new skill from teacher to student, through effective modeling, guided instruction and independent practice. 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…

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Scope and Sequence

June 2 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on April 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on June 2, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on June 3, 2021 at 8:00 am

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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Effective Classroom Teaching

June 2 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 3, 2021 at 8:00 am

Would you like to improve your classroom delivery? This course will focus on the six basic components of a lesson, and how to effectively deliver the lesson. During the class, a demonstration lesson will be taught by the participant and observed by a coach. The coach will guide the teacher by debriefing the lesson and assisting the teacher in setting future goals. Each participant will have planning time, teach a lesson and have the opportunity to be coached. Join us…

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Scope and Sequence

June 3 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on April 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on June 2, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on June 3, 2021 at 8:00 am

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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Effective Classroom Teaching

June 3 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 3, 2021 at 8:00 am

Would you like to improve your classroom delivery? This course will focus on the six basic components of a lesson, and how to effectively deliver the lesson. During the class, a demonstration lesson will be taught by the participant and observed by a coach. The coach will guide the teacher by debriefing the lesson and assisting the teacher in setting future goals. Each participant will have planning time, teach a lesson and have the opportunity to be coached. Join us…

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Grading and Assessment

June 4 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 4, 2021 at 8:00 am

How should students in CTE be assessed? How do we set up a fair grading system for both teachers and students?  This course is designed to look at the wide variety of options that address both of these questions so that you can establish your own philosophy for grading, and identify fair and appropriate methods to assess student learning and progress in your program. Participants will engage with a variety of formative and summative assessment techniques and create a performance…

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Strategic Planning

June 7 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 8, 2021 at 8:00 am

A clearly defined strategic plan serves as a road map to get your CTE program where it needs to be! This course is designed to help participants develop a strategic/tactical plan with guided support through the analysis process, assistance with establishing goals, identification of strategies and use of metrics to measure success. Instructor:  Curt Bertelsen For: All CTE Teachers ADE Credit Available:  Yes One Semester Hour (SH) Credit Satisfies Professional Knowledge (PK) deficiencies Course Length: 2 days no homework Spring 2021…

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Strategic Planning

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 8, 2021 at 8:00 am

A clearly defined strategic plan serves as a road map to get your CTE program where it needs to be! This course is designed to help participants develop a strategic/tactical plan with guided support through the analysis process, assistance with establishing goals, identification of strategies and use of metrics to measure success. Instructor:  Curt Bertelsen For: All CTE Teachers ADE Credit Available:  Yes One Semester Hour (SH) Credit Satisfies Professional Knowledge (PK) deficiencies Course Length: 2 days no homework Spring 2021…

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Technical Reading & Performance Literacy

June 9 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on January 28, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on June 9, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on June 10, 2021 at 8:00 am

What do you guess is the number 1 desirable skill that the Arizona workforce is looking for in a new employee? Communication skills! This 2-day class will teach you strategies to use with your students that integrate reading, writing, and speaking opportunities into your program. Day one focuses on literacy, and closely examines the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS) Reading Standards. You will determine where they are relevant in your curriculum, examine vocabulary strategies, learn about fluency and Lexile…

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Technical Reading & Performance Literacy

June 10 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on January 28, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on June 9, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on June 10, 2021 at 8:00 am

What do you guess is the number 1 desirable skill that the Arizona workforce is looking for in a new employee? Communication skills! This 2-day class will teach you strategies to use with your students that integrate reading, writing, and speaking opportunities into your program. Day one focuses on literacy, and closely examines the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS) Reading Standards. You will determine where they are relevant in your curriculum, examine vocabulary strategies, learn about fluency and Lexile…

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CTE Essentials

June 11 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 11, 2021 at 8:00 am

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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Lesson Plan Writing  

June 21 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Professional Skills

June 22 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Advanced Methods of Teaching CTE

June 29 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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July 2021

Instructional Best Practices (Methods Day 1-2)

July 14 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on July 15, 2021 at 8:00 am

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Instructional Best Practices (Methods Day 1-2)

July 15 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on July 15, 2021 at 8:00 am

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Classroom Management (Methods Day 3-4)

July 21 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on July 22, 2021 at 8:00 am

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Classroom Management (Methods Day 3-4)

July 22 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on July 22, 2021 at 8:00 am

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