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In the event the conference is eventually cancelled due to the circumstances, full refunds will be given.

JW Marriott New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
April 15-17 (Postponed)

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ACTE Connect
Wednesday, April 15 from 8:00am – 12:00pm
No Fee

ACTE Connect provides the crucial missing link in ACTE’s current leadership development plan and gives members, regardless of their level of experience with ACTE, an opportunity for growth and development as well as a clear pathway to further leadership engagement with ACTE.

Open to ALL members ACTE Connect provides participants with leadership training as well as how to get involved with leadership in ACTE!  Join us at this exciting and interactive workshop to learn more about your leadership capabilities.  Each Regional Conference will host a session of ACTE Connect.  There is no application or stipend for this program.  Sign up to attend ACTE Connect at your next ACTE Region Conference!

Success in the Tech Economy: Developing High-Quality IT Programs of Study with CompTIA Resources and Training
Wednesday, April 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
No Fee

In our tech economy, digital transformation is driving the need for IT and Cybersecurity talent.  The pool of candidates is unfortunately not keeping pace with demand, leaving organizations struggling to fill critical job roles.

Together, ACTE and CompTIA ( IT Industry Association) aim to address the current workforce shortage by helping to deliver the highest-quality IT and Cyber programs.

Join our pre-conference workshop to learn more about the IT and Cybersecurity landscape, as well as the opportunity for emerging job roles. In addition, gain new digital skills and knowledge by participating in hands-on CompTIA Instructor Network training.

As a part of this experience you will…

    • Share best-practices for launching an IT CTE curriculum
    • Discover ways to engage students in tech and IT careers
    • Gain knowledge needed for teaching  ITF+ and A+ in the classroom
    • Prepare for ITF+ and A+ certification
    • Receive CEUs towards CompTIA A+ certification renewal when you attend these sessions


JW Marriott New Orleans
614 Canal St,, New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 525-6500
Rate: $185

To make your reservations, please call (504) 525-6500 and mention ACTE Region IV Conference to receive the discounted rate. To make your reservations online, please click here.

Hotel reservation deadline: March 25, 2020.
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Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for Association for Career & Technical Education
You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code  NY34M

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