Invitation to Present

Winter 2020 submissions will be accepted in Fall 2019.

The CTAT Summer Conference invites you to share in our efforts to provide timely, thought enriching presentations to equip CTE leaders with knowledge, resources and solutions to advance student learning and advance classroom management.


Conference Strands

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



  • Architecture/Construction

  • Arts & A/V

  • Information Technology

  • Business/Finance

  • Hospitality and Tourism

  • Marketing

  • STEM

  • Pedagogy

  • Classroom and project/lab management

  • Technology Education

  • Best practices for classroom instruction

  • Innovative program ideas

  • Emerging technology

  • CTSOs

  • Post-secondary partnerships, industry certifications, dual credit and more



  • Data and Accountability

  • Integrating Credentials and Assessments

  • Structure and Support for Dual Credit, Articulation

  • Effective Teaching Strategies, Growing Teacher Leaders

  • ESL

  • Funding and Budgeting

  • Grant Writing

  • Implementing New Programs

  • Instructional Innovation and Technology

  • Legal Guidance for liability in CTE

  • Making the Most of Industry Partnerships

  • Program Evaluation

  • Social Emotional Learning

  • Work-Based Learning Best-Practices

  • Leadership Topics


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 May 2019.
Presenters are expected to provide an electronic copy of their presentation/handouts prior to the event to be published on the conference mobile app.

Session Details

Presentation sessions are 60-minutes. Handouts and interaction among attendees are encouraged. We also encourage presenters to upload materials to the event app prior to their presentation so attendees may follow along.  Be prepared to share proven strategies and best practices from personal experience and research. Projectors are provided, but presenters must have a laptop to set up the presentation.