2017 Best Practices Program Information
Game-Changing Strategies for Dynamic Enrollment, Retention and Performance Results
Presenters: Mark C. Perna, Author, Founder, and CEO of TFS and Dr. Kevin J. Fleming, Norco College
Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 8:30 a.m-4 p.m.
Lunch: Will be served on site as part of your registration fee
What Every Administrator Needs to Know
Presenters: Dr. John Foster, NOCTI, and Dr. Clyde Hornberger
Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 8:30 a.m.-Noon
Are you Bi-lingual? Can you speak in education and workforce terminology? Administering CTE requires an array of skills including understanding your employment community, building staff trust, board relationships, financing/budgeting, assessing the quality of programs and addressing students technical and academic preparation. Join us for an engaging discussion on the how to improve your CTE administrative skills and maintain strong technical education programs to grow your local economy. This session will also preview an upcoming resource for new CTE administrators.
Expanding Your Administrator Skills: Concentrating on Reality Education
Presenters: Drs. Larae Watkins and Michelle Conrad, University of Central Missouri
Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1-4:30 p.m.
Breakout Spotlight Sessions
Central New Mexico/College and Career High School Tour (includes light refreshments)
Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Kick off your Best Practices experience by visiting the innovative concept of the College and Career High School on the Central New Mexico College Campus. Attendees will see how students transition through their secondary experience into their early college learning. Attendees will enjoy light refreshments to wrap up their tour.
Atrisco Heritage Academy High School Tour
Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Spend the afternoon touring Albuquerque’s premier CTE Academy at Atrisco Heritage Academy High School.
Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum Tour & Dinner
|Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 6-9 p.m.
Cost: $60Join your CTE administrator peers from across the nation for a very special evening at the world famous Balloon Museum. This special dinner will feature a delectable Southwestern menu (yes, including green chiles), live entertainment, and private access to the museum and festival grounds.
Rio Bravo Brewing Company
Date/Time: Thursday, Sept. 28, 6- 9 p.m.
Wrap up your first day at the Best Practices and Innovations conference with a behind the scenes look at one of the fastest growing industries in New Mexico, the craft brewing sector. You’ll be able to tour the Rio Bravo Brewing Company while learning about the only Associates Degree offered in the country with a major in Master Brewcraft. The Rio Bravo Brewing Company is a partner with Central New Mexico in their Brewing and Beverage Management program. They offer two certificate programs and a full two-year AAS degree.
New Mexico CTE Summit
New Mexico Career Technical Education: Our Enchantment
Date/Time: Friday, Sept. 29, 1:15 – 4:30 p.m.
Event facilitated by: Ryan Underwood, CEO & Chief Leadership Officer, TeamTRI.
Presenters: Mark C. Perna, Author, Founder, and CEO of TFS and Doug Major, Superintendent & CEO, Meridian Tech Center.
Scheduled Panel Participants: New Mexico Secondary, Post-Secondary, Industry and Congressional representation.
Refreshments will be provided as part of your registration fee
We are excited Mark Perna, Author, Founder, and CEO of TFS, will open our 2017 NMACTE Summit. Learn best practices from national CTE Program Champions. Participate in dynamic working sessions to motivate and create innovative solutions for CTE in New Mexico. Panel discussion to include educational, community and industry partners along with CTE professionals for an exciting and informative conversation.
ACTE/NCLA members: $395