Collaboration: Engaging Students in CTE Courses


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Cost to Attend: $100

This workshop addresses the needs of teachers/faculty and staff engaged in helping students succeed in CTE courses. Collaboration is a high engagement teaching and learning best practice and is also a necessary skill for college success and career readiness. This session is designed to leverage collaborative teaching strategies to improve student learning, integrate effective teamwork in the classroom, and to prepare students for the workplace. Participants will learn about and engage high impact instructional strategies that will build their capacity for using collaborative teaching strategies in their CTE courses. This workshop is appropriate for high school, adult Ed. and community college career and technical educators.

AVID Mission:

AVID’s mission is to close the opportunity gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

Bios:

Dr. Trent Mohrbutter

Dr. Trent Mohrbutter is an AVID Educational Consultant & Professional Staff Developer. In his 30th year as an educator, Dr. Mohrbutter received his undergraduate degree in Education from the University of Victoria in 1991, a master’s degree in School Administration from East Carolina University in 2007, and a Doctorate in Education Leadership and Supervision from North Carolina State University in 2011. He has worked with AVID since 2018, and has developed, implemented, and facilitated professional learning for K-12, community colleges and 4-year institutions, both face-to-face and virtually. Before joining AVID, he served as the Vice President for Instruction and Chief Academic Officer at Nash Community College in North Carolina. During that time, he oversaw all areas related to academic and student affairs. Dr. Mohrbutter has consulted, written, and presented nationally on educational leadership,
student equity, guided pathways, and instructional best practices that support student opportunities and success.

Dr. Betty Krohn

Dr. Krohn is an educational consultant and professional staff developer and has worked with AVID since 2008. She is an accomplished educational leader with extensive experience consulting to leadership and faculty/instructors in higher education, secondary education, adult education, and military training commands. In her 44th year as an educator, Dr. Krohn recently retired from AVID as Director of Higher Education where she supported student success, persistence, and completion. She continues to support educators as a consultant, facilitating professional learning for community colleges and 4-year institutions, both face-to-face and virtually. She continues to consult, write, and present nationally on educational leadership, student equity, and instructional best practices that support student opportunities and success. Dr. Krohn received her BS degree from Evangel University (MO) in English and math with her teaching credentials. She earned her Masters of Education in school administration and her Doctorate in curriculum and instruction from University of North Texas.