WA-ACTE SUMMER CONFERENCE 2021

WA-ACTE Summer Conference 2021
"CTE...Without Limits"
Hosted by WA-ACTE and Supported by Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
 
This year, we are seeking both virtual and in-person proposals. Please read this entire document before submitting a proposal.
 
NOTE: If we are in-person presenters who are invited to deliver a session will be required to sign a health waiver  

Presentation proposal submissions due May 3, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PT 

Purpose:
To provide quality professional development for Career and Technical Education professionals, including instructors, administrators and career guidance and school counselors from both secondary and postsecondary CTE programs and institutions.
 
Focus:
The value of providing quality CTE programming that assures the new CTE Pathway to Graduation is a viable and valuable pathway for students within all CTE programs/courses.
 
Location & Dates:
Virtual:  WHOVA Conference App & Zoom Meetings
In-Person:  DAVENPORT GRAND HOTEL, Spokane WA   Sunday, August 8, 2021–Wednesday, August 11, 2021
 
Overall Conference Content Standards:
The committee has identified priority content areas for strengthening the skills of CTE professionals in both secondary and postsecondary programs through this year’s conference.
·       CTE Frameworks and curriculum alignment;
·       CTE Instructional strategies and assessment practices;
·       Content of current or anticipated CTE assignment;
·       Advocacy for CTE students and leadership development;
·       Supervision, mentoring, or coaching for CTE students and programs; or
·       Building a collaborative CTE learning community.
Breakout Session Goals:
The Professional Development committee has identified priority content areas for strengthening the skills of CTE professionals in both secondary and postsecondary programs. Each submission must indicate if the proposed presentation meets the Professional Educators Board criteria for STEM training for clock hour designation. (See Question 5)
· Build confidence among educators to deliver equivalency credit courses by providing opportunity to align and integrate academic standards by focusing on best practices for integration
· Provide quality models of inclusionary practices within the delivery of CTE programs to serve all students
· Provide project-based instructional strategies to support academic and technical skill attainment for integration in curriculum, framework, and assessments
· Gain understanding of how CTE, STEM, and Arts align with and support delivery of current frameworks through curriculum alignment and best instructional practices
· Expand collaborative connections to enhance current programs through extended leadership, supervision, and mentoring of students through instructional and work-based learning opportunities
· Discover methods to connect classroom instruction to work-based and career-connected learning opportunities for students
· Share model Career Guidance programs to deliver high school and beyond plans that truly provide student support and ownership

Submit a separate form for each topic/session you wish to present and only submit a proposal(s) if you can present at any time during the day on Sunday, August 8 to Wednesday, August 11, 2021. The Professional Development Committee reserves the right to place sessions where they will best fit and to repeat the sessions, so be sure to indicate if you are unwilling or unable to “repeat” your session. Accepted speakers are responsible for ALL conference-related expenses including registration, travel, lodging and meals not included. Notification about the status of proposals will be provided via email to the lead presenter listed.

All speakers will be required to register for the conference unless they are only presenting their session and not attending any additional sessions. 

Video Capture of Session:
All sessions will be video captured and become part of the proceedings of the Conference.

 
Call for Presentation Form (CFP) Cut-Off Date:                       May 3, 20201
Accepted CFP notified by:                                                         May 28, 2021

Questions: Contact Franciene at  fdc@wa-acte.org

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* 1. Session Title: (Limited to 80 characters)
PLEASE NOTE: YOUR TITLE / DESCRIPTION  / INFORMATION...will be used exactly as submitted - we will not edit.

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* 2. Presentation Description: (Limited to 600 characters)
REQUIRED FOR THE PROGRAM - BE SURE THAT THIS DESCRIPTION ACCURATELY MATCHES THE PRESENTATION THAT WILL BE DELIVERED This will be used exactly as submitted - we will not edit.

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* 3. Lead Presenter:

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* 4. Lead Presenter: Short Bio/Background This will be used exactly as submitted - we will not edit. (Limited to 900 characters)

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* 5. STEM Requirements:  
STEM proposal must include content for 2 of 4 STEM elements.
Guiding Questions for STEM:
To qualify as a STEM course, each guiding question must be answered with a yes and evidence supplied for each question. Evidence can be copied from the course description, objectives, agenda. You may also add additional information that provides a rationale for the guiding question.

Each question requires a YES or NO and then list DETAILS where needed.

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* 6. Available Day(s) for Session: Mark all that apply
All time blocks are 60 minutes

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* 7. Sunday Only: Extended time block options

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* 9. Any further Comments / Special Requests for your session:

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* 10. PERSON SUBMITTING THIS FORM:

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