Superintendent’s Memo #144-16

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

June 10, 2016

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: 2016-2017 Video Streamed Training for Career and Technical Education (CTE) Administrators

The Office of Career and Technical Education is pleased to announce a series of 15 training sessions to be held during the 2016-2017 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.

2016-2017 CTE Administrator Training

DATE

SESSION

TITLE

June 16, 2016

1

Navigating the VDOE Web Site

June 23, 2016

2

Navigating the CTE Resource Center Web Site

July 7, 2016

3

Option of First Choice: Education Requirements Needed for Success in the Military

July 28, 2016

4

Health and Safety and Department of Labor and Industry Regulations

August 25, 2016

5

Implementing Career Clusters: Preparing Students for High Skill, High Demand, and High Wage Careers 

September 1, 2016

6

CTE Federal Program Monitoring: Self-Assessment and Civil Rights Reviews  (Part I of Series)

September 8, 2016

7

Self-Assessment Reviews: Using Data for Continuous Program Improvement (Part II of Series)

September 15, 2016

8

Beginning-of-Year: Financial Information, Reimbursements, and Reports

October 13, 2016

9

Counseling for Careers 

December 15, 2016

10

The 2017-2018 Perkins CTE Local Plan and Budget Submission

January 26, 2017

11

Education and Business Engagement: Expanding Opportunities for Students

March 2, 2017

12

CTE Program Completer Follow-up

March 16, 2017

13

End-of-Year Financial Reports

March 23, 2017

14

Master Schedule Collection, Spring and End-of-Year Student Record Collections, and CTE Student Performance Reports

April 6, 2017

15

CTE Industry Credential Data Collection

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, at CTE@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 225-2051.

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