CTE Director Meetings

TDCTE Business Meeting –Fall 2020

TDCTE Business Meeting –October 21, 2020


TDCTE Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting

October 21, 2020

  1. July 2020 Minutes and Treasurer’s Report
  2. Winter 2021 Meeting
    1. Media Campaign
    2. Legislative Meetings
  3. Professional Development Opportunities for CTE Directors and CTE Teachers
    1. ACTE Vision
    2. Other Ideas
  4. Questions? Requests for Support?

Secretary Minutes Summer Meeting

Posted August 3, 2020

Treasurer’s Report 10/21/2021

The new fiscal year started on July 1st – The balance transfer was $17,343.68

To this point spending: $186.02

$84.00 – Annual PO box rental

$40.92 – Secretary of State Annual report

$61.10 – Reimbursement to Brad Leach for postal fees

Professional Development Fee Collections: 41 systems so far

Balance as of 10/21/2020 – $21357.66

Respectfully Submitted,
R.Skipper 10/20/20

Professional Development Fee Invoices

Professional Development Fees 2020-2021 Click Here for a Link to the Invoice

TDCTE Professional Development Invoice 2020-2021

Time to pay the 2020-2021 Professional Development Fess as outlined by the Tennessee Directors of Career and Technical Education Association Constitution and Bylaws:

Professional development fees shall be $100 annually per person, whether active or associate member, payable at/or prior to the time of the CTE fall conference. The membership year shall be from July 1 through June 30. An active member shall be considered in good standing if his/her professional development fees and dues in both the Tennessee Career Technical Education Association and American Career Technical Education Association are paid for the current year.  A director must be considered an active member in good standing in order to be elected as an officer to the Association and to continue serving as an officer of the Association.

CTE Director Meetings

Spring Meeting will be Virtual!

We are pleased to announce that the Spring CTE Director Meeting has been converted to a virtual meeting. To maximize our time together and enhance engagement, we will be presenting the meeting content across three days, June 2-4. We will utilize this time to continue working through Perkins V.

The virtual meeting will take place June 2-4, 2020 from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. CST daily. You may view the agenda on the event website.

Registration will close on May 26 at 5 p.m. CST.

Register Now!

Additional details on how to join the virtual meeting will be emailed to you after completing the virtual meeting registration.

If you have any questions, please contact Spring CTE Director Meeting Event Support at cflynn8@utk.edu. We look forward to connecting with you in this virtual format!

Director Resources

PD Opportunity: Work Based Learning Conference in Georgia

As we transition to Perkins V, Work-Based Learning and Effective Advisory Committees will play a major role in our work.  We can learn much from others including best practices, demonstrations, and collaborative opportunities. The state of Georgia will be hosting a Work-Based Learning Conference.  If you are interested, please see the information below and the attached documents.

Please see the attached documents for registration to the conference:

1.      Flyer with conference highlights

2.      Draft Agenda for Monday (Strand for Out-of-State guests)

3.      Registration/Payment form

4.      Instructions for reservations at the conference hotel


Sample session topics for Tuesday/Wednesday include.

·         Keynote Address from nationally recognized speaker TBA

·         Many sessions related to building successful Work-Based Learning (WBL) Program

·         Improving Your WBL Program with Effective Advisory Committees

·         Many Best Practice Strategies will be shared by Georgia Coordinators

·         CNET: Georgia’s Online Database for Records of WBL Student Experiences

·         Georgia BEST – Business Ethics Student Training

·         Importance of Employability Skills

·         Marketing your WBL Program

·         Rising Professionals – A Success Seminar for WBL Students

·         Conducting a Business & Industry Signing Day for WBL Students

·         Using Data & Statistics to Promote Your Program

·         Overcoming Legal barriers and Challenges in WBL (age, limited placements, etc.)

·         Georgia WBL Manual and WBL Standards

·         Georgia WBL Training and Delivery Model

·         Integrating WBL in Broader College and Career Readiness Initiatives

·         Strategies for WBL in Rural Communities

·         Professional Learning for WBL Coordinators

·         Supporting WBL through your Chamber of Commerce

·         WBL as a viable part of Economic Development


2019 WBL Conference Draft Agenda

2019 WBL Conference Flyer

2019 WBL Conference Registration Form

2019 WBL Conference Reservation Instructions for Lake Lanier Islands