Seeking Sessions Addressing High-quality CTE

CTAT invites you to impact CTE programs across the state by sharing your expertise. Presenters are expected to prepare engaging and interactive sessions with resources, strategies, how-to guides, examples, tools, and tips for supporting high-quality CTE programs. Sessions should target content areas specific to CTE. 

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Conference Strands

There are several categories for presentations. Selection will not be limited to these categories.


Instructional Resources for Teachers 

  • Curriculum and resources for CTE pathways and programs of study

  • Alignment of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and evaluation

  • Learning experiences using industry-specific skills and technologies

  • Classroom Management and Safety in CTE Settings

  • Differentiated Instruction for Special Populations

  • Professional Learning Communities

  • Industry-based certification resources and instruction

  • Work-based learning

  • Project-based learning

  • Engagement with business and industry partners

  • Best practices for CTSOs

Conference Strands for Teachers

  • Career Development

  • Architecture and Construction

  • Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication

  • Business, Marketing, and Finance

  • Education and Training

  • Energy

  • Information Technology

  • Manufacturing

  • STEM



  • Data-driven Program Planning

  • Assessment and Accountability

  • Teacher Training and Instructional Support

  • Curriculum and Instructional Resources

  • Curriculum Selection and Criteria

  • Best Practices in Cultural Diversity

  • Program Access and Non Discrimination

  • Innovative Courses and Programs

  • Early College High School Models 

  • Sequencing and Articulation

  • Serving Special Populations

  • Professional Learning Communities

  • Industry and Community Partnerships

  • Leadership Development Topics

  • Budgeting and Finance

  • Facilities and Equipment

  • Administrative Policies and Procedures


Selection Process

Any individual with experience in career and technical education, workforce development and business/industry are welcome to submit a presentation. All proposals are carefully reviewed and selected by a committee of CTAT members. Presentations will be chosen based on current relevant need and interest for CTAT conference attendees. Applicants will receive an acceptance or regret notification in June 2022.

Session Details

Presentation sessions are 45-minutes in person and 30-minutes for the recorded presentation (used for the virtual component of the conference).  Handouts and interaction among attendees are encouraged. We also encourage presenters to upload a recording and materials prior to their presentation. Be prepared to share proven strategies and best practices from personal experience and research.

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