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
Richard Skipper from Coffee County recently updated the Tennessee Career and Technical Education Directors list for the 2019-2020 school year. This list is located on the Forms and Information page of the TNDCTE website https://tndcte.org/forms-and-information/
Working together for the students of Tennessee.
Do you have programs you would like to recognize? How about a teacher? A student?
Tennessee Association for Career and Technical Education is taking nominations for the 2018-2019 school year for the following awards:
TACTE Teacher of the Year
TACTE Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
TACTE New Teacher of the Year
TACTE Administrator of the Year
TACTE Career Guidance Award
TACTE Carl Perkins Outstanding Service Award
TACTE Lifetime Achievement Award
Find the application here: 2018_19 TACTE Awards Program
The deadline is May 31.