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TDCTE Executive Council Meeting Minutes–July 2020

TDCTE Executive Council 

Meeting Minutes

July 7, 2020

  • Members present: Renny Whittenbarger, President; Betsy Allison, West TN VP; Arlette Robison, Secretary; Clark Knight, TACTE Representative
  • Discussion of nominations for the slate of 2020-2021 TDCTE Executive Council Officers, as approved by two-thirds of the nominating committee:
    • President: Betsy Allison
    • West TN VP: George Leake
    • Middle TN VP: Shannon Watson
    • East TN VP: Julia Decker
    • Secretary: Arlette Robinson
    • Treasurer: Richard Skipper
    • Legislative Liaison: Ryan Goodman
    • TACTE Representative: Clark Knight
    • Media Specialist: Candi Collier
    • Past President: Renny Whittenbarger
  • Discussion of Treasurer’s Report and commendation of Brad Leach for years of service as Treasurer for the Tennessee Directors of Career and Technical Education
  • Arlette proposed review and discussion on organization bylaws; many new members coming onto the executive council. Consider August Zoom meeting with all new executive council members to review and understand bylaws. 
  • Arlette and Clark proposed conversation on need to review list and procedures for sharing membership invoices, collecting and monitoring collection of fees. 
  • Betsy and Renny discussed contract of services with UTK for state CTE Director meetings. At the August Zoom meeting, the proposed UTK contract will be reviewed for services that should not be charged due to COVID 19 restricts on travel requiring summer and fall state meetings to be held virtually. 
  • Clark presented information to be shared with all directors during the July 15th business meeting—joining ACTE and participating in ACTE professional development online sessions. 
  • Renny reviewed the agenda for the July 15th business meeting.
  • Clark moved to adjourn the meeting, 2nd by Betsy. 
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Business Meeting Minutes–July 2020

TDCTE Business Meeting Minutes

July 15, 2020

Zoom Virtual Summer Director’s Meeting

Renny Whittenbarger, TDCTE President, called the virtual meeting to order. 

Renny Whittenbarger placed the meeting agenda on a PPT reviewed the topics and called for approval of the agenda.

Clark Knight moved to accept, Karen Pitts seconded the motion. 

The Secretary’s report was available online via PPT and on the TDCTE website.  Renny Whittenbarger called for members to review and provide comments if there were questions.  Clark Knight moved to accept the minutes as written, George Leake seconded the motion.  The minutes will be filed as written.

The Treasurer’s report was available online via PPT and on the TDCTE website.  Renny Whittenbarger called for members to review and provide comments if there were questions. Tyra Pilgrim moved to accept the report as posted, Lena Thomas, seconded. Report will be filed as written.

New Business: 

Renny Whittenbarger shared the results of the annual organizational internal audit completed by Mark Gregory, Robertson County.  Audit results will be filed with the treasurer’s books.

The nomination committee was announced: Richard Skipper, Middle Tennessee VP, Betsy Allison, West Tennessee VP, and Dr. Julia Decker, East Tennessee VP. The nominated committee presented the roster for the 2020-2021 TDCTE Executive Committee.

Roster

President: Betsy Allison

Past President: Renny Whittenbarger

Middle Tennessee Vice President: Shannon Watson

East Tennessee Vice President: Dr. Julia Decker

West Tennessee Vice President: George Leake

Secretary: Arlette Robinson

Treasurer: Richard Skipper

Legislative Liaison: Ryan Goodman

TACTE Representative: Clark Knight (Appointed)

Media Specialist: Candi Collier (Appointed)

Karen Pitts moved to elect the roster of officers to serve TDCTE for 2020-2021, Ronnie Teague seconded the motion. UTK conducted a Zoom poll with 71% of the members voting with 100% in favor, motion passed.

Clark Knight reported that regional meeting will be hosted by South Carolina, October 1-3, 2020.  ACTE Career Tech Vision 2020 in Nashville, TN is still planned for December 2, 2020-December 5, 2020. In addition, Professional Development resources are located on ACTE website through free online learning, podcasts, etc. 

Renny discussed the history of non-profit status, also outlining membership status and reminding CTE Directors to professional development fees prior to the fall meeting. Richard Skipper to send out statements through the regional Vice Presidents.  Renny shared his email address and encouraged those with questions regarding dues or finances for 2019-2020 to contact him: rwhittenbarger@clevelandschools.org

Gavel was passed to Betsy Allison, 2020-2021 TDCTE President

Lena Thomas moved to adjourn the meeting, Richard Skipper provided the second.

Meeting adjourned.

Respectively Submitted,

Arlette Robinson, TDCTE Secretary

 

 

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.

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Business Meeting Minutes–Feb 2020

TDCTE Business Meeting Minutes

February 10, 2020

Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville, TN

 

Renny Whittenbarger called the meeting to order. 

Bill Moss provided the Treasurer’s report. 

Clark Knight moved to accept the Treasurer’s report as presented and Richard Skipper provided the second.  Motion carried.

The Secretary’s report was available on the tables.  Renny called for members to review and for a motion to accept the minutes.  Steve Gibson moved to accept and Bill Moss seconded the motion. Motion carried.

New Business:

New CTE Introductions: Monroe County and CMCSS-Clarksville Montgomery

Report was given on the Legislative Breakfast on February 11, 2020 at 7:00am.  Governor Bill Lee and Commissioner Dr. Penny Schwinn will be guest speakers. Slideshow featuring CTE programs from around Tennessee is completed. Kudos were given to Arlette Robinson for completing the slideshow. 

Renny Whittenbarger provided dates for upcoming Meetings:

Spring – April 23 and 24. 2020 at the Sevierville Convention Center further information will be forthcoming.

Legislative Update was given by Bill Moss.  Mr. Moss outlined upcoming bills HB2504, 2509, SB 1953/HB1937 Career Aptitude Assessment. 

TACTE Update was given by Clark Knight: Clark discussed the Award Winners for the Pioneer and Trailblazer moving to the National Awards.  This year’s nominations are due in April.  Clark also discussed the National Vision in Tennessee in 2020, Perkins PD may be used, so may want to add to your Perkins Plan.

Bill Moss presented the pollution report with NO FINES. Renny fined Bill Moss $5 for retiring (effective June 30, 2020).

Recognition of Sponsors: Goodheart Wilcox, Learning Labs, You Science, Virtual Job Shadowing, Reality Works, Reletech

Recognition of Premier Sponsor-iCEV.  Lonnie Johnson presented encouraging words and Kelli Neuman provided information on industry certifications. 

Renny thanked everyone for their attendance.

Bill Moss moved for adjournment and Betsy Allison provided the second.

Meeting adjourned.

Respectively Submitted,

Arlette Robinson, TDCTE Secretary