1) Pre-Conference Workshops for No Fee
Two new workshops are offered at no charge for high school, college and community educators and advisors on Monday, October 29. “Understanding the Impact of Poverty on Helping Students” is a two-part workshop. “NAPE Workshop: Ensuring Equity in Problem Based Learning” is available Monday afternoon. Details and registration information: www.cteworksminnesota.org/preconference/.
2) Exhibitors & Mobile Labs
Minnesota CTE is honored to have 16 exhibiting partners from across the United States contributing to the Summit’s learning and connections. Participants will benefit from investigating the career pathway and teaching resources and displays from these industry, education and community partners. Outside the Summit, participants can tour mobile classrooms and simulators with the latest technologies. See more about the Exhibitors on the Summit website: www.cteworksminnesota.org/exhibitors/.
3) Connecting Secondary, Postsecondary and Workforce Partners
The annual CTE Works! Summit is a unique professional development event for practitioners involved in all aspects of career readiness and workforce development. The 2018 Summit is expended to 1.5 days to add more opportunities for connections and learning for all participants, especially those interested in rural initiatives, apprenticeship programs, adult pathways, and employer engagement. Check out the Summit Schedule at-a-Glance to review the concurrent sessions: www.cteworksminnesota.org/schedule/.
4) Challenging Keynote Sessions
The Summit opens Tuesday with Neil Ridley, State Initiative Director; Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce who will talk about series of reports on “Good Jobs that Pay without a BA.” Wednesday’s keynote session, “Snapshots in CTE: Nontraditional Career Pathways,” is a panel of entrepreneurs and business leaders sharing their perspectives on work-based learning, mentorship and the skills needed to advance in a career pathway. Find out more about both keynote sessions: www.cteworksminnesota.org/keynote-speakers/.
5) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Postsecondary & Workforce Participants
Participants in the pre-conference workshops and in either day of the Summit are eligible for continuing education units (CEUs) from St. Cloud University’s Center for Continuing Studies (for college and workforce professionals) and from the Minnesota Department of Education and Board of School Administrators (for secondary teachers and administrators). Participants can get more information in person at Summit Registration.
October 15, 2018 is the deadline for accepting registrations paid by check or purchase orders. Credit card payments are accepted until October 26, 2018. NOTE: This conference sells out regularly and is on track to do so again this year.
Register immediately to secure your place at the Summit: www.cteworksminnesota.org/registration/.
• Full Conference Registration = $140
• Tuesday Only = $110
• Wednesday Only = $70
For more information please contact Denise Felder.
The CTE Works! Summit is sponsored jointly by Minnesota State colleges and universities and the Minnesota Department of Education. Events are partially funded by Career and Technical Education/Workforce Development at Minnesota State through the Carl D. Perkins Federal Grant.
The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and the Minnesota Department of Education are Equal Opportunity employers and educators.