ACTE National Policy Seminar
OkACTE members attend this ACTE annual event which provides attendees with policy and advocacy how-to sessions to help them continue to strengthen support for CTE on a national level. This event includes dedicate time on Capitol Hill to meet with legislators and advocate for their CTE programs within their home states. The seminar is generally held in March.
ACTE CareerTech Vision
ACTE’s premier conference is a high-quality professional development that provides networking opportunities, educational breakout sessions and direct access to thousands of individuals and organizations representing all facets of career and technical education from across the nation.
ACTE Region IV Conference
ACTE’s Region IV conference provides professional development and networking opportunities to ACTE members from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Educational breakout sessions and opportunities to learn more regarding the host state is available to participants.
The Awards workshop explores a deeper understanding of the awards program at each level. The agenda will provide a first-hand experience from national awards committee chairs, award winners and award-winning dossier writers. This is the opportunity for interested members, awards committee chairs and award nominators to learn the in-depth process of the awards program.
This workshop will address:
Who should apply
Process of applying
The Awards Portal
How to Write an Award Winning Dossier
Steps of the Interview Process: State to National
Award Winners Panel Discussion
The OkACTE Diversity Action Committee provides CTE professionals an opportunity to learn about culturally responsive approaches to students and colleagues in the CareerTech setting. This professional development provides expert lead workshops, learning experiences and networking.
This is for any CareerTech employee involved in the on-boarding and exiting processes for any CareerTech employee. During the HR Forum, we will cover subjects such as: Benefits of OkACTE membership, the Mutual Benevolence Plan, Professional Liability, and Retiree Membership. Understanding OkACTE Membership Payment Plans and discussion and training for the Positional Membership process.
Leadership OkACTE is designed to assist division leaders in fulfilling the roles and responsibilities of their office and to the members of their divisions. Leaders are given an opportunity to learn about effective leadership, network with their division officer team and other division leaders, and do strategic planning for the upcoming year.
Legislative & Appropriation Forum
Welcome to the legislative process! This event gives OkACTE members the opportunity to give us input as we define the priorities for Legislative Session. Your voice matters to us, and we value your time and effort to be more involved in the process.
Legislative Seminar provides members with advocacy how-to sessions, which help to continue and strengthen support for CareerTech, time to meet with legislators and advocate for CTE programs and allows an opportunity to have their legislators join them for lunch in the Capitol rotunda.
LAUNCH, formerly known as Young Professional of CareerTech, is a series of events are held to promote networking with fellow Oklahoma CareerTech professionals to allow attendees to explore ways to leverage their professional careers and to gain knowledge in CTE. A meet and greet is held annually during the OK Summit and for the first time, this year, an additional event was held during the school year. The goals of these events are to help with advancing careers and long term retention of our professionals.
Oklahoma Summit, formerly known as Oklahoma CareerTech Summer Conference, is held annually the first week of August bringing together approximately 4,000 OK CTE professionals. Attendees are given an opportunity to attend professional development sessions, visit the exhibit hall with over 100 vendors, attend spotlight sessions, networking opportunities and attend the general session where fellow CTE professionals are honored for their outstanding accomplishments to our system.
Partners In Progress
Partners in Progress is held annually to honor our industry partners who work one-on-one with our technology center districts. Each partner is recognized for their commitment to work with our technology centers and students. Legislators are invited to attend the event; where our business partners are encouraged to share their CareerTech success stories.
For detailed information about upcoming events, please see the OkACTE Event Registration Page.
- Thu, Feb 29Feb 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PMWebinar Series
- Thu, Mar 28Mar 28, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PMWebinar Series
- Tue, Apr 23Apr 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – Apr 24, 2024, 12:00 PMChoctaw, 4601 N Choctaw Rd, Choctaw, OK 73020, USA