Professional Development Opportunities

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

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October 2021

Lesson Plan Writing

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on October 20, 2021 at 8:00 am

Wouldn’t you love to learn to write lessons that allow you to walk into your classroom each day feeling fully prepared? This is a productive and hands-on course that will help you achieve that goal. Each teacher will review the components of an AZ CTE Curriculum Consortium lesson, complete a task analysis for one or more learning objectives, establish the measurement criteria, determine the number of lessons to be written for the unit of instruction and develop the first lesson…

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Professional Skills

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Arizona business and industry partners identify these 9 Professional Skills as essential traits of ideal employee.  It is crucial that students leave our programs with Professional Skills if they are to be truly ready for the jobs of the 21st century.  Come and explore some of the best practices in embedding Professional Skills into your CTE program. Utilize modeling, lessons, CTSOs, Work-based learning, classroom and laboratory procedures and more to ensure that your students leave your program as young professionals.

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Grading and Assessment

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Arizona business and industry partners identify these 9 Professional Skills as essential traits of ideal employee.  It is crucial that students leave our programs with Professional Skills if they are to be truly ready for the jobs of the 21st century.  Come and explore some of the best practices in embedding Professional Skills into your CTE program. Utilize modeling, lessons, CTSOs, Work-based learning, classroom and laboratory procedures and more to ensure that your students leave your program as young professionals.

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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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Technical Reading & Performance Literacy

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on October 27, 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 scores,…

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Technical Reading & Performance Literacy

October 27 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on October 27, 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 scores,…

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Work-Based Learning

October 30 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

This course satisfies the ADE requirement for the Cooperative Education Endorsement. Create meaningful work-based learning experiences for your students! This course will provide teachers with a variety of models that provide academic and professional growth opportunities for students. You will review workplace employability skills, youth labor laws and the associated forms, agreements, and guidelines that must be taken into consideration. After selecting the model that is most appropriate for your situation, you will develop a plan to implement this critical…

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November 2021

Using Rubrics to Increase Student Success

November 5 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

CTE courses are performance-based.  When teachers let students know exactly how their work will be evaluated, the students’ level of performance always improves. Come and participate in a hands-on activity that uses a rubric, determine where the rubric made a positive difference in your performance, and then design a rubric for one of your own student projects with guided support and feedback. Bring the assignment for one of your student projects and your current grading criteria for that project with…

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Technical Reading & Performance Literacy

November 16 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on November 17, 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 scores,…

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Technical Reading & Performance Literacy

November 17 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on November 17, 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 scores,…

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Using Advisory Councils Effectively

November 30 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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.

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December 2021

Effective Classroom Teaching

December 2 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on December 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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Effective Classroom Teaching

December 3 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on December 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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Lesson Plan Writing

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

Wouldn’t you love to learn to write lessons that allow you to walk into your classroom each day feeling fully prepared? This is a productive and hands-on course that will help you achieve that goal. Each teacher will review the components of an AZ CTE Curriculum Consortium lesson, complete a task analysis for one or more learning objectives, establish the measurement criteria, determine the number of lessons to be written for the unit of instruction and develop the first lesson…

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Lesson Plan Writing

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

Wouldn’t you love to learn to write lessons that allow you to walk into your classroom each day feeling fully prepared? This is a productive and hands-on course that will help you achieve that goal. Each teacher will review the components of an AZ CTE Curriculum Consortium lesson, complete a task analysis for one or more learning objectives, establish the measurement criteria, determine the number of lessons to be written for the unit of instruction and develop the first lesson…

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