2021 Region III Conference

June 16 – 18, 2021

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Conference Highlights

  • Free reception Wednesday night to network and celebrate CTE and our face-to-face conference after more than a year of virtual connections!
  • Asynchronous virtual conference available.
  • Keynotes:
    • Dr. Annette Parker, President, South Central College
      • “The Work of the Future and the Skills Needed to Thrive”
    • John Plummer, Senior Director of Manufacturing, Land O’ Lakes
      • “Careers in Technical Education, Increasing Awareness and Expanding Access”
  • 18 concurrent sessions in three strand areas of CTE.  Check the ACTE Region III site for sessions list. All will be available asynchronously after the conference.
  • Popular conference highlight tours will be Thursday afternoon.
  • AWARDS and recognition for our amazing Region III colleagues on Friday.
  • Conference swag (including a Region III Polo for those registered before May 20th!)
  • Concurrent sessions in three tracks:
    • Teaching (Still Looking for Possible Sessions)
    • Administration/Leadership
    • Partnerships (Still Looking for Possible Sessions)
    • (To present contact Brian Cashman at bcashman@gced.k12.mn.us)
  • Tours (live or virtual) to companies representing all six Career Fields
  • Networking and Entertainment in the Twin Cities Area


For conference info and questions contact: Jean Rakun, Conference Co-Chair,  or Robb Lowe, Conference Co-Chair.


Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
2400 Mystic Lake Boulevard NW
Prior Lake, Minnesota

Nightly Room Rate is $149 plus ~$15 tax and fees

Deadline for reservation is May 27.

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Download Registration Form  Register Online

To receive a Region III polo, register by May 20.
Conference registration deadline is June 2.