The leadership seminar 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.
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 professional development event offers an opportunity for attendees to experience an unconference. Attendees develop their own agenda and lead their own discussion. This out of the box model is non-conventional, but offers extraordinary end results in new ideas, increased knowledge and a powerful network of new professional relationships.
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
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.
ACTE National Policy Seminar
ACTE holds this annual event to provide attendees with policy and advocacy how-to sessions to help them continue to strengthen support for CTE on a national level, 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.
Business and Industry Day
Business and Industry Day 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.