National Association for Workforce Improvement - Call for Presenters 2016

NAWI’s Next 50 Years – Looking to the Future of CTE
NAWI National Conference, May 24-26
Mystic, Connecticut
Presentations may address but are not limited to...

Student Focus
*Preparing students for the workforce
*Implementing differentiated teaching methods that work
*Identifying innovative best practices in CTE
*Engaging today's new learners

Industry Focus
*Contributing to economic development: How CTE makes it happen
*Providing opportunities for organizations to share their talents, resources, expertise, and real world projects
*Creating and maintaining business/industry/education partnerships and internships as a part of a meaningful and applied education experience for students to develop their 21st century skills

Teacher/Administrator/Counselor Focus
*Embracing innovation: Building capacity for high-quality curriculum and instruction
*Inquiry-, problem-, and project-based learning: Making sense of modern pedagogies and their roles in CTE
*Understanding the achievement gap and its impact on the workforce: Addressing college and workforce readiness
*What’s new in CTE Curriculum?: CTE, MOOCS, and the Common Core
*Initiatives addressing CTE and the Common Core