REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS

Valley Education for Employment System (VALEES) and
Waubonsee Community College (WCC)
Career and Technical Educators' Professional Development Workshop
and Business Advisory Meetings

Building Partnerships for America's Future: A CTE Professional Development Conference

Friday, March 1, 2019
7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Waubonsee Community College
Academic and Professional Center

Educators from VALEES member school districts are invited to a full day of professional development focused on Career and Technical Education and co-hosted by VALEES and Waubonsee Community College. Our program includes a keynote address by Kayleen McCabe, a contractor from the Denver area and host of a DIY Network show. Kayleen is passionate about the opportunities CTE offers students, especially women and minorities.

Following the keynote, attendees select from up to four workshops and are provided lunch.

This is a FREE professional development opportunity for all participants.

Six PD credits are available for participants who attend this workshop from
7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Location: Waubonsee Community College - Sugar Grove Campus
Academic and Professional Center (APC)


Deadline to register: February 23, 2019

AGENDA

7:30 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. Registration, continental breakfast, networking
7:50 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks — VALEES and Waubonsee Community College
8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Keynote Address — Kayleen McCabe
9:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Session 1
10:35 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Session 2
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Lunch
12:25 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Session 3
1:30 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. Session 4

To Register: Complete the following form

There are four breakout sessions offered. Please select one presentation from each session. Some breakouts are repeated in multiple sessions. Registration is limited for each breakout.

Some sessions are double blocked (120 minutes). If you register for a double blocked session, you may not register for other sessions during that time.

Breakout Session 1

Breakout Session 1 (9:30 a.m.-10:25 a.m.) - Please select one choice for the breakout session that you plan to attend. Please note: Hands-on computer sessions and business field trips are limited enrollment and are 120 minutes in length. If you register for a computer lab or business field trip in Session 1, you may NOT register for a breakout session in Session 2. Sessions may be added, deleted, and/or changed. An updated agenda will be available at registration.

Breakout Session 2

Breakout Session 2 (10:35 a.m.-11:30 a.m.) - Please select one choice for the breakout session that you plan to attend. Please note: Hands-on computer sessions and business field trips are limited enrollment and are 120 minutes in length. If you registered for a 120-minute session in Session 1, you may NOT register for a breakout session in Session 2. Sessions may be added, deleted, and/or changed.

Breakout Session 3

Breakout Session 3 (12:25 p.m.-1:20 p.m.) Please select one choice for the breakout session that you plan to attend. Please note: Hands-on computer sessions and business field trips are limited enrollment and are 120 minutes in length. If you register for a double-blocked computer lab topic or business field trip in Session 3, you may NOT register for a breakout session in Session 4. Sessions may be added, deleted, and/or changed.

Breakout Session 4

Breakout Session 4 (1:30 p.m.-2:25 p.m.) Please select one choice for the breakout session that you plan to attend. If you registered for a computer lab session, business field trip or program committee meeting in Session 3, you may NOT register for a breakout session in Session 4. Sessions may be added, deleted, and/or changed.

Please note per the Illinois State Board of Education rules on secondary educator licensure renewal, attendees must stay from 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. to collect Professional Development credit paperwork. Paperwork will not distributed before 2:30 p.m.

Please note while this conference is free to educators, conference organizers incur the cost of your lunch. When you register, we order a lunch for you and expect you to be present at the event.

Before submitting, please print a copy for your records