CTE Professional Development
Video Training Series for Administrators
Fifteen training sessions to be held during the 2013-2014 school year for new and experienced CTE administrators. The goal is to provide sustained professional development on the responsibilities of the CTE administrator, identify resources and provide support throughout the school year. All CTE administrators are strongly encouraged to participate.
2012-2013 Training Calendar, Videos and handout materials for all sessions – includes materials from Virginia Association Career & Technical Education Administrators (VACTEA) Conference and the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) Accreditation Meeting.
Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Webinar Series
Five video sessions will be held during the 2013-2014 school year. These video sessions will combine STEM education and PLTW for Virginia educators and leaders. The goal is to show how PLTW can be a provider of STEM curriculum in engineering and biomedical science and a possible workforce solution to fill STEM jobs in Virginia. More about Project Lead The Way (PLTW)
VACTEA Conference – October 2-3, 2013
Virginia Association of Career & Technical Education Administrators:
VACTEA CTE Update (PPT)
Workplace Readiness Skills (WRS) for the Commonwealth Assessment - Training Sessions
Four training sessions are included in this series to help administrators implement the Workplace Readiness Skills (WRS) for the Commonwealth Assessment. The first session is an overview that includes contact information, what’s new, and getting started with the assessment. The next three sessions are website tutorials that include: Before Testing; Test Day; and After Testing. More about Workplace Readiness Skills (WRS) for the Commonwealth Assessment.
A Strategic Review of Work-Based Learning in Virginia: Expanding Opportunities for Students – April 3, 2014
This session will highlight the strategic review conducted for work-based learning (WBL) methods of instruction in Virginia in an effort to reassess and revitalize the WBL opportunities offered to career and technical education (CTE) students. The redefinition of WBL methods used to provide on-the-job experiences for students and a refocus on WBL procedures and guidelines will be examined.
- Agenda (Word)
- A Strategic Review of Work-Based Learning in Virginia: Expanding Opportunities for Students (PPT)
- Fact Sheet #71: Internship Programs Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (PDF)
- A Comparison of Work-Based Learning Methods of Instruction (PDF)
- Online Session Evaluation