Professional Development Opportunities

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

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February 2023

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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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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Professional Knowledge Assessment Prep Course (PK Test Prep) – Online Class

March 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$25

Event Details: Session Dates: March 6 - April 17, 2023 Level 2 CTE Class No prerequisite This class is designed for all CTE teachers who must sit for the Assessment of Professional Knowledge Test. This asynchronous, online class allows you to learn at your own pace.  You can access lectures, readings, and other learning materials to complete assignments and other activities at any time during this six-week period. A big benefit to asynchronous classes is, of course, the flexibility. Are you prepared to…

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April 2023

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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May 2023

Professional Knowledge Assessment Prep Course (PK Test Prep) – Online Class

May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$25

Event Details: Session Dates: May 1 - June 12, 2023 Level 2 CTE Class No prerequisite This class is designed for all CTE teachers who must sit for the Assessment of Professional Knowledge Test. This asynchronous, online class allows you to learn at your own pace.  You can access lectures, readings, and other learning materials to complete assignments and other activities at any time during this six-week period. A big benefit to asynchronous classes is, of course, the flexibility. Are you prepared to…

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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

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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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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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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