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CALL FOR PROPOSALS EXTENDED: Best Practices & Innovations

The call for presentation proposals is now open! The Best Practices and Innovations in Career and Technical Education Conference, hosted by the ACTE Administration Division and the National Council of Local Administrators, will occur Sept. 29–Oct. 1 in Austin, Texas. Professional development at Be...

Call for Proposals: ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2021

We hope you’ll join us at ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2021. Now a hybrid conference, VISION is the place to be for high-quality career and technical education (CTE) programming. Find CTE's brightest minds online and on-site this Dec. 1–4 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Hybrid VISION 2021 call for...

Workshop offers guidance on lesson planning for multiple environments

This new workshop, Developing CTE Lesson Plans for a COVID-19-impacted Classroom, happens March 11 from 1:00–3:30 p.m. ET. Explore strategies you can use to support the development of lesson plans tailored to distance, blended, socially distanced or in-classroom learning, while building capacity f...

ACTE’s and Iowa’s WBL Conference planned for hybrid event

Discover best practices in work-based learning from across the country at ACTE’s National & Iowa’s Annual Hybrid Work-based Learning Conference. Attendees may experience on-site and online programming. The even occurs this April 29–30 at the FFA Enrichment Center, Des Moines Area Community...

Online PD features innovative programming & practices

ACTE is pleased to offer several new online professional development opportunities: ACTE’s new innovation webinars happen monthly. They cover best practices in CTE and are free to everyone. Topics include Innovation Through Virtual Fundraising and Cooking With Canvas. The CTE Learn online ...

Student video contest seeks to advance space exploration

ACTE, host of CTE Month, and NASA HUNCH are excited to collaborate once again. Announcing the 2020–21 student video challenge Videos created and submitted by CTE students showcase project-based learning in high-demand career fields on earth and in space. What is this year's theme? Advancing spa...