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The Georgia Association of Career and Technical Education serves as a
platform to foster leadership, program development, advocacy, policy
development, professional development, and networking opportunities for
its members in Georgia. Over 2,500 members attended the conference with the premise of promoting career and technical education.
Posted by Application Administrator at 1/7/2014 12:34:17 PM
I had the opportunity to serve in an external capacity as a part of the
Teacher Enrichment Workshop in conjunction with the MAGEC-STEM PLUS
(Minority Access to Graduate Education and Careers in Science,
Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Plus). The workshop was
provided, along with a multitude of other programs, through a grant from
the National Science Foundation.
Posted by Application Administrator at 12/17/2013 12:01:10 AM
Each year, the Georgia Department of Education hosts a Regional
Counselor Workshop for school guidance counselors regionally located at
six different cities in the state of Georgia. The purpose of the
workshop is to keep school guidance counselors abreast of program
updates presented by our state department of education staff members.
Posted by Application Administrator at 12/11/2013 4:59:22 PM
Georgia Southern University hosted a Common Core Summit: Summer
Leadership Academy to introduce high school educators in various content
areas on how to effectively implement the Common Core Standards.
Posted by Application Administrator at 12/11/2013 7:48:00 AM
In an effort to enhance students and parents knowledge
of preparing for postsecondary options after high school, the Savannah-Chatham
County Public School System has developed a series of college and career readiness
forums to help its constituents navigate this process after high school.
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/25/2013 9:59:26 AM
As a part of our governor's initiative to vastly enhance workforce
development in the state of Georgia, an office was created to implement
the Go Build Georgia program. The purpose of the program is to help
dispel the myth of working in a skilled trade, appreciate the value of
earning a skilled trade, and encourage them to build a career as
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/25/2013 9:59:48 AM
I began my presentation with why it is important to be a leader in your
school, your community of peers, your students and your professional
organization on a state, regional and national level.
Posted by Application Administrator at 10/24/2013 11:24:55 AM
Our panelists, led by Dave Keaton, presented the work we have done thus
far in developing a draft Constitution and Bylaws for our proposed state
ACTE chapter. Maine is currently a non-unified state, and it is the
goal of this group to inform instructors of the overview of what we have
been doing, as well as the history of ACTE in our state.
Posted by Application Administrator at 10/15/2013 12:04:45 PM