Register for the annual Building Partnerships for America’s Future: Career and Technical Education Conference co-hosted by Valley Education for Employment System (VALEES) and Waubonsee Community College
Session focuses include: technical and academic skill development, teaching and learning, social emotional learning, business and industry partnerships, alignment of secondary to post-secondary, technology, serving special populations and much more.
When: Friday, March 3, 2017
Time: Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Keynote presentation begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. Conference closes at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Academic and Professional Center (APC) Event Room, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove Campus, Route 47 at Waubonsee Dr. A campus map is available here
Who: Teachers, counselors and administrators. This year’s conference offers a wide-variety of programming including a specialized session for those teaching dual credit in partnership with Waubonsee Community College. Please see session descriptions for details.
Cost: No cost to attend. A cost is incurred for every lunch ordered. We ask that if your plans change you notify the VALEES office as soon as possible to reduce lunch waste.
PD Hours: Upon completion of the conference, attendees are eligible for six hours of PD credit.
Intended Audience: High School and Career Center Instructors, English Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Counselors, Administrators, Teachers Collaborating with CTE Programs, Dual Credit Instructors, and Business/Industry Partners
Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Deadline to register: February 24, 2017
|7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.||Registration/Continental Breakfast in APC Event Room|
|8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.||Opening General Session|
|9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.||Break/Move to Breakout Sessions|
|9:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.||Breakout Session 1|
|10:25 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.||Break/Move to Session 2|
|10:35 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.||Breakout Session 2|
|11:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.||Break/Move to Lunch|
|11:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.||Lunch and Network With Advisory Members|
|12:20 p.m. - 12:25 p.m.||Break/Move to Session 3|
|12:25 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.||Breakout Session 3|
|1:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.||Break/Move to Session 4|
|1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.||Breakout Session 4|
|2:30 p.m.||Pick up PD forms|