COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education
May 1, 2015
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction
The Office of Career and Technical Education Services is pleased to announce a series of 14 training sessions to be held during the 2015-2016 school year for new and experienced CTE administrators. All training sessions will be delivered by video streaming on Thursday from 1:30-3 p.m., as scheduled below. The goal is to provide sustained professional development on the responsibilities of the CTE administrator, identify resources, and provide technical assistance and support throughout the school year. All CTE administrators are strongly encouraged to participate. The sessions will be recorded and archived on the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Web site.
2015-2016 CTE Administrator Training
|June 11, 2015||1||Navigating the VDOE Web Site|
|June 18, 2015||2||Navigating the CTE Resource Center Web Site|
|July 9, 2015||3||Health and Safety and Department of Labor and Industry Regulations|
|July 16, 2015||4||CTE Federal Program Monitoring: Self-Assessment and Civil Rights Reviews|
|August 13, 2015||5||Implementing Career Clusters: Preparing Students for High Skill, High Demand, and High Wage Careers|
|September 17, 2015||6||Beginning-of-Year: Financial Information, Reimbursements, and Reports|
|October 15, 2015||7||Career Development and Academic and Career Plans of Study – Part I of Series|
|November 12, 2015||8||Career Development and Academic and Career Plans of Study: Connecting Secondary and Postsecondary Education – Part II of Series|
|December 10, 2015||9||The 2016-2017 CTE Local Plan and Budget Submission|
|January 14, 2016||10||Education and Business Engagement: Expanding Opportunities for Students|
|February 18, 2016||11||Digital Badges: Validating Achievement of Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Credential|
|March 3, 2016||12||Completer Follow-Up|
|March 10, 2016||13||End-of-Year Financial Reports|
|March 17, 2016||14||Master Schedule Collection, Spring and End-of-Year Student Record Collections, and CTE Student Performance Reports|
Directions for login to the video streamed sessions will be provided to CTE administrators before each scheduled session.
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Career and Technical Education Services at CTE@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 225-2051.