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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

 

Director Resources

Nominate your EXCELLENT programs and people for a TACTE Award!!

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.