PRE-CONFERENCE SESSIONS

These sessions provide a deep-dive look at effectively managing different CTE programs. Sessions take place on February 7th and require pre-registration via the online registration system in order to attend. Attendees must be a paid registrant in order to participate and receive session materials.

 

Training for New Counselors: Graduation Requirements and CTE (separate pre-registration required)

$175 - Member rate

$225 - Non-member rate

This workshop is designed for counselors new to CTE and/or those needing a refresher. Topics such as 4-year plans, special populations, PEIMS, accountability and understanding endorsement requirements are discussed. Understanding CTE courses and how they count for graduation requirements, the AAR, 7th and 8th grade requirements for PGPs, as well as legislative updates are also included.

Training for New CTE Administrators (separate pre-registration required)

$195 - Member rate

$295 - Non-member rate

Training for New Administrators is appropriate for CTE directors, coordinators and other staff responsible for CTE program decisions at the district level. This training is most useful for those with five years of experience or less. Participants will receive legislative updates and information necessary to implement and sustain effective CTE programs. Access to a virtual resource with electronic documents and related web links will be shared.

Quality CTE Programs for Students with Special Needs (separate pre-registration required)

$195 - Member rate

$295 - Non-Member rate

With employment between the ages of 16 and 21 being the top predictor of post-secondary success for students with disabilities, Career and technology professionals hold the key to the future for many of these students. CTE professionals are in a position to literally change the world for the better, one child at a time, by impacting homelessness and incarceration rates for young people with disabilities. Here are the tools you will need!

  • Legal requirement overview (lots of changes in the past year, both from CTE and from Sped)

  • ARD and 504 decisions and the impact on the CTE classroom and the job site

  • Accommodations and modifications 

  • Behavior intervention plans and classroom management

  • Task analysis, data collection, data interpretation and job coaching

  • Strategies and tools to support collaboration between disability services and the CTE professional