Early bird deadline is November 1st.
Deadline to pre-register: January 20th
Refund requests must be made in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Friday, January 20th. A 20% cancellation fee per individual will be deducted from any refund request received on or before Friday, January 20th. After that date, there will be no refund of registration fees; however, substitutions and name changes may be submitted in writing to email@example.com or made on site at registration. Refunds will be issued after the conference.
Separate pre-registration required
Training for New Counselors: Graduation Requirements and CTE (separate pre-registration required)
Presenter: Candace McGowan, CTE Coordinator, Grapeville-Colleyville ISD
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)
Presenter: Mark Bosher, Training & Technical Assistance, CTAT; Traci Hendrix, CTE Director, Pflugerville ISD and Mark McClure, CTE Director, Cleburne ISD
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)
Presenter: Tally Jo Stout, Admin Director of CTE, Conroe ISD
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.
• 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
Level II Training for Experienced CTE Administrators (separate pre-registration required)
Level II Training for Experienced CTE 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 over five years of experience. Major areas of focus will include; PEIMS management & reports, Methods of Administration (MOA) requirements, CLNA data, budgeting, developing a CTE program and procedures manual and overall best practices for program development. Electronic documents and related web links will be shared. CTAT recommends New CTE administrator training as a prerequisite for professionals with less than five years experience.