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Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education

Upcoming events and Meetings

    • January 01, 2018
    • July 25, 2018
    • Various Locations throughout the program year.
    Register

    Byrl R. Shoemaker CTE Leadership Institute Application

    Application deadline: April 15, 2018

     Participants will be notified by April 30, 2018

    The Shoemaker Institute begins at the Ohio ACTE Summer Conference (July 23-25, 2018) and ends at the following year's conference, with in-person and virtual meetings throughout the year.    Click here for the tentative 2018-2019 schedule, which will give you an idea of the time commitment/meeting requirements.

    Application Process:

    For complete program details, visit the Shoemaker Institute Information Web page - click here.   Return to this page to complete the application by clicking "register" on the left.

    Potential participants must complete the online application/registration on the left and email a letter of support/recommendation from the applicant’s supervisor indicating approval of participation to christine@ohioacte.org.


    Upon acceptance, applicant is expected to pay the full registration cost of $850 prior to the first meeting.   There is no application fee.


    Participant Costs Include:

    • Membership Dues in Ohio ACTE
    • Registration for the program:  $850 (college credit may be available through partner institutions)
    • Registration to the Legislative Seminar
    • Registration to the Connections to Education Conference
    • Hotel costs, travel expenses for meetings must be paid by registrant. Some meals will be provided, others will be at the participants’ expense.
    • Books, materials – TBD

    No refunds will be given for those who drop out or do not complete the program.

    • April 09, 2018
    • June 01, 2018
    • Online

    Career Guide

    Certificate Program*

    Register for this Session:
    April 9 - June 1, 2018

    (click here for information/registration for other session dates)

    Program Specifics:

    • Online, 8 week program, consisting of 11 discussion forums, 5 assignments, one final project (60 hours)
    • Several date/location options to attend one (required) face to face meeting, consisting of a CTE program tour
    • Completers will receive a certificate of completion upon fulfillment of all course requirements

    Facilitator/Course Developer:  Megan Reed

    Registration Fees:

    Ohio ACTE Member - $399

    Non-Member - $469

    Registration fees must be paid in full by the start date of the session in order to be enrolled in a section.  Cancellation Policy:  $50 cancellation fee up to 10 days before the session start; no refunds after the start of the session.

    Key Program Intents:

    • A focus on Ohio-specific resources and information
    • Meet current legislation – Career Advising/ Externships
    • Expose participants to businesses and local career-technical programs and  campuses
    • Drive educators to state resources – Ohio Means Jobs & Career Connections
    • Provide a forum for discussion and emphasis on career counseling best practices

    Click here for more program details/information.

    • * The Career Guide Online Certificate Program was developed by Butler Tech and offered statewide through Ohio ACTE.

    • June 11, 2018
    • June 13, 2018
    • Hueston Woods
    Register
    2018 OACTS Summer Conference

    Hueston Woods -  June 11-13, 2018

    Click Here for the Tentative Agenda

    www.huestonwoodslodge.com

    Hotel reservations are made directly with Hueston Woods.

    The rate is $109 per night.

    To make reservations, call 513.664.3550 and mention OACTS or the Ohio Association of Career Technical Superintendents.  There is no electronic link for room reservations that are blocked for groups.  Room reservation deadline is May 1 to get the group rate.


    Conference registration deadline is Thursday June 1st.


    Registration Information:
    Registration - $425
    Golf (Monday) - $50

    Meals for Guests (your meals are included in your registration fee but you must indicate which meals you will be present for):
    Monday Picnic - $27
    Tuesday Breakfast - $14
    Tuesday  Lunch - $23
    Tuesday Banquet/Dinner - $39
    Wednesday Breakfast - $14


    If you have additional questions, contact Maggie Hess at hessm6195@gmail.com
    • June 11, 2018
    • June 13, 2018
    • Hueston Woods
    Register
    2018 OACTS Monday Golf Outing Only

    Hueston Woods -  June 11-13, 2018

    This registration is for the Monday golf only.

    www.huestonwoodslodge.com

    If you have additional questions, contact Maggie Hess at hessm6195@gmail.com
    • June 18, 2018
    • August 03, 2018
    • Online
    Register

    Career Guide

    Certificate Program*


    Register for this Session:
    June 18 - August 3, 2018


    Program Specifics:

    • Online, 8 week program, consisting of 11 discussion forums, 5 assignments, one final project (60 hours)
    • Several date/location options to attend one (required) face to face meeting, consisting of a CTE program tour
    • Completers will receive a certificate of completion upon fulfillment of all course requirements

    Facilitator/Course Developer:  Megan Reed


    Registration Fees:

    Ohio ACTE Member - $399

    Non-Member - $469

    Registration fees must be paid in full by the start date of the session in order to be enrolled in a section.  Cancellation Policy:  $50 cancellation fee up to 10 days before the session start; no refunds after the start of the session.


    Key Program Intents:

    • A focus on Ohio-specific resources and information
    • Meet current legislation – Career Advising/ Externships
    • Expose participants to businesses and local career-technical programs and  campuses
    • Drive educators to state resources – Ohio Means Jobs & Career Connections
    • Provide a forum for discussion and emphasis on career counseling best practices

    Click here for more program details/information.


    • * The Career Guide Online Certificate Program was developed by Butler Tech and offered statewide through Ohio ACTE.

    • July 23, 2018
    • July 25, 2018
    • The Hilton Columbus - Easton
    Register

    ** Exhibitors, Sponsors, Business Partners **

    2018 Connections To Education Conference

    July 23-25, 2018

    The Hilton Columbus - Easton

    3900 Chagrin Drive

    Columbus, OH 43219

    Join us at the largest gathering of career-technical educators in the state! 

    Meet 800+ attendees over our three-day conference.

    Sponsorship Rates:

    Silver $695 

    Gold $895 Sold out!

    Platinum $2500 Sold out!

    Diamond $5000 Sold out!

    Exhibit Floor Plan:




    ** Booths remaining 9 spaces  AVAILABLE ** 

    17, 18, 26, 27, 36, 37, 45, 46, 50 

    *Payment in full required to secure booth location*



    Exhibit Hours:


    Monday, July 23, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Tuesday, July 24, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Wednesday, July 25, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM


    Exhibitor Installation-Teardown:


    Monday, July 23 or Tuesday, July 24

    There are two set-up options for exhibitors.

    • Monday, July 23 9:00  to 3:00 PM OR after 7:00 PM 
    • Tuesday, July 24 - Prior to 7:00 AM
    • Wednesday, July 25 - 12:00 NOON to 3:00 PM

    For additional questions, please contact events@ohioacte.org

    or call 614-890-2283


    • July 23, 2018
    • July 25, 2018
    • The Hilton Columbus - Easton
    Register

    The Hilton Columbus - Easton

    3900 Chagrin Dr.

    Columbus, OH 43219

    Registration includes all general and breakout sessions, opening reception, two breakfasts and one lunch.

    Early Member Registration (available through July 6) - $345
    Early Non-Member Registration (available through July 6) - $395
    Member Registration - $370
    Non-Member Registration - $420

    Click here for hotel accommodation options

    Please contact membership@ohioacte.org with questions or call (614)890-2283.

    Please click here to review the cancellation policy.

    Registering more than one person for your school?  To register more than one individual, complete the registration form and select "Invoice Me" instead of "Pay Now". This will create one invoice and registration for one person. To repeat for additional individuals, click on "New Registration" and repeat. You can then pay for them all at once via credit card or send a check.

    • July 23, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • The Hilton Columbus - Easton
    Register


    Career Development Through Career Connections 

    The Hilton Columbus - Easton

    3900 Chagrin Drive

    Columbus, OH 43219

    Please note: This one day event is an optional conference held prior to the Annual Ohio ACTE Connections to Education Conference


    Plan to attend the 2018 Career Development Through Career Connections Conference! The conference will be held on Monday, July 23, 2018 at The Hilton Columbus – Easton. This one-day event, brought to you by the Ohio Department of Education, is a great opportunity to network, collaborate, gather and share ideas about the career connections work happening throughout Ohio.Register today!

    View the 2018 Career Connections Conference schedule & directory.
    • July 23, 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Hilton Easton, Columbus

    Ohio ACTE Assembly of Delegates

    Meeting Notice

    The Assembly of Delegates Meeting will take place during the 

    2018 Annual Conference

    July 23, 2018 – 3:00 – 4:00 pm

    Hilton Easton, Columbus


    Division Presidents are responsible for insuring Delegate attendance.

     

    Note: Members do not have to register for the Conference in order to attend ONLY to  serve as a delegate.  They cannot attend the rest of the Conference without registering.


    Delegates counts - click here

     

    Proposed amendments to the Ohio ACTE Constitution and Bylaws must be presented in writing to the Ohio ACTE Constitution and Bylaws Committee postmarked no later than sixty (60) days preceding the Delegates Assembly per article V of the Ohio ACTE Constitution and Bylaws.  For 2017, proposed amendments are due no later than May 24, 2018. 

     

    Resolutions should be sent to (please confirm receipt):

    Christine@ohioacte.org or

    38 Commerce Park, Suite D, Westerville, OH  43082

     

    • July 24, 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • July 25, 2018
    • 3:30 PM
    • The Hilton - Easton
    Register

    PACE Financial Aid Coordinators Meeting

     Day 1: Tuesday, July 24 - 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

    Day 2: Wednesday, July 25 - 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

    (In conjunction with Ohio ACTE's 2018 Connection to Education Conference)

     Hilton Easton, Columbus

    3900 Chagrin Dive

    Columbus, OH 43219

     Hotel Information - click here

    Email questions about registration to membership@ohioacte.org or call 614.890.2283.

    Email questions about the agenda to tthayer@ehove.net

    • July 25, 2018
    • July 27, 2018
    • Hilton Columbus - Easton


    OATFACS 2018 Conference: Knowledge You Can’t TEACH Without

    July 25-27, 2018

    Hilton Columbus at Easton 3900 Chagrin Dr., Columbus, OH 43219



    • September 12, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Columbus Convention Center

    School Security and Safety Solutions Summit

    Wednesday, September 12, 2018

    Columbus Convention Center

    Registration to attend will be available through the Ohio School Boards Association www.ohioschoolboards.org

    Ohio ACTE is part of a coalition planning a School Security and Safety Solutions Summit on Sept. 12, 2018, in Columbus.  The event will be free of charge and is designed for district teams including administrators, board members, educators, school counselors, school psychologists, support staff, mental health professionals, parent leaders, law enforcement and other first responders. 

    The coalition also is asking for your help. If you have implemented successful practices for school safety that you are willing to discuss with the rest of the state, please share your expertise and experience and speak at this event.  

    Click Here to Propose a Session

    "A Multidisciplinary Approach to School Safety"  

    TENTATIVE AGENDA

    8:30 a.m.- Registration

    10:00 a.m. - Welcome & keynote

    11:00 a.m. - Breakout Sessions

    12 noon - Lunch on your own

    1:00 p.m. - Breakout Sessions

    2:15 p.m. - Breakout Sessions

    3:30 p.m. - Closing keynote

    Ohio ACTE is taking part in a collaborative effort involving a multitude of education groups, mental health organizations and law enforcement agencies to address the issues surrounding the safety and security of Ohio’s schools.  Nearly 20 groups have committed themselves to working together to make a difference for the schoolchildren of this state.  They have developed both short- and long-term goals that focus on mental health, safety procedures and training, cooperative relationships between law enforcement and school districts, weapons in schools, family and parental involvement and more.  The groups involved include:

    ·       Buckeye Association of School Administrators;

    ·       National Alliance on Mental Illness – Ohio;

    ·       Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education;

    ·       Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators;

    ·       Ohio Association of Public School Employees;

    ·       Ohio Association of School Business Officials;

    ·       Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators;

    ·       Ohio Department of Education;

    ·       Ohio Homeland Security;

    ·       Ohio Education Association;

    ·       Ohio Educational Service Center Association;

    ·       Ohio Federation of Teachers;

    ·       Ohio High School Athletic Association;

    ·       Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services;

    ·       Ohio PTA;

    ·       Ohio School Boards Association;

    ·       Ohio School Counselors Association;

    ·       Ohio School Psychologists Association;

    ·       Ohio School Resource Officers Association.

    Registration to attend will be available through the Ohio School Boards Association www.ohioschoolboards.org


    • September 18, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • RG Drage Career Center
    Register

    Welding: Success Series

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    RG Drage Career Technical Center

    2800 Richville Dr SW, Massillon, OH 44646


    What Is It?

    The Ohio ACTE Success Series is a professional development program for career-technical teachers and instructors. It is delivered by teachers, for teachers at schools that offer to host the program.

    Who Should Attend?

    Teachers/instructors and anyone interested in professional development within their career field. 

     

    Registration Fee: $95

    Attendees receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership.


    For more information, contact membership@ohioacte.org or call 614 - 890- 2283.

    • September 20, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Miami Valley Career Technology Center
    Register

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    SAVE THE DATE! 2018 Fall Leadership & Empowerment Meeting

    September 20, 2018

    Miami Valley Career Technology Center  - 6800 Hoke Rd, Clayton, OH 45315

    Agenda and details about hotel accommodations in the area coming soon! 

    Questions? Contact membership@ohioacte.org or call
    (614) 890-2283

    • September 21, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Mayfield High School
    Register

        

    CADD Engineering: Success Series

    Collaborating with your Community

    Friday, September 21, 2018

    9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    6166 Wilson Mills Rd, Mayfield Village, OH 44143


    What Is It?

    The Ohio ACTE Success Series is a professional development program for career-technical teachers and instructors. It is delivered by teachers, for teachers at schools that offer to host the program.

    Who Should Attend?

    Teachers/instructors and anyone interested in professional development within their career field. 

     

    Registration Fee: $95

    Attendees receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership.


    For more information, contact membership@ohioacte.org or call 614 - 890- 2283.

    • September 26, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Marysville's Early College High School
    Register

           

    STEM Pathways: Success Series

    Wednesday, September 26, 2018

    9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Marysville's Early College High School

    833 North Maple Street, Marysville, OH 43040


    What Is It?

    The Ohio ACTE Success Series is a professional development program for career-technical teachers and instructors. It is delivered by teachers, for teachers at schools that offer to host the program.

    Who Should Attend?

    Teachers/instructors and anyone interested in professional development within their career field. 

     

    Registration Fee: $95

    Attendees receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership.


    For more information, contact membership@ohioacte.org or call 614 - 890- 2283.

    • October 02, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Miami Valley Career Technology Center
    Register

    Public Safety: Success Series

    Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    9:00 am - 2:00 pml 

    Miami Valley Career Technology Center

    6800 Hoke Road

    Englewood, OH 45315



    What Is It?

    The Ohio ACTE Success Series is a professional development program for career-technical teachers and instructors. It is delivered by teachers, for teachers at schools that offer to host the program.

    Who Should Attend?

    Teachers/instructors and anyone interested in professional development within their career field. 


    Registration Fee: $95

    Attendees receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership.


    For more information, contact membership@ohioacte.org or call 614 - 890- 2283.

    • October 04, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Tri-Rivers Career Center
    Register

    Esthetics Program: Success Series

    Thursday, October 4, 2018

    9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Tri-Rivers Career Center

    2222 Marion-Mt Gilead Rd, Marion, OH 43302


    What Is It?

    The Ohio ACTE Success Series is a professional development program for career-technical teachers and instructors. It is delivered by teachers, for teachers at schools that offer to host the program.

    Who Should Attend?

    Teachers/instructors and anyone interested in professional development within their career field. 

     

    Registration Fee: $95

    Attendees receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership.


    For more information, contact membership@ohioacte.org or call 614 - 890- 2283.

    • October 05, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:45 PM
    • Medallion Country Club

    SAVE THE DATE

    OACTS Fall Issues Forum

     Friday, October 5, 2018 - 9:00 am - 2:45 pm

    Medallion Country Club

    5000 Club Drive

    Westerville, OH 43082

    • October 08, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Wayne County Career Center
    Register

    Early Childhood Education: Success Series

    Monday, October 8, 2018

    9:00 am - 2:00 pml 

    876 S Geyers Chapel Rd, Wooster, OH 44691


    What Is It?

    The Ohio ACTE Success Series is a professional development program for career-technical teachers and instructors. It is delivered by teachers, for teachers at schools that offer to host the program.

    Who Should Attend?

    Teachers/instructors and anyone interested in professional development within their career field. 

     

    Registration Fee: $95

    Attendees receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership.


    For more information, contact membership@ohioacte.org or call 614 - 890- 2283.

    • October 10, 2018
    • October 12, 2018
    • Embassy Suites - Columbus - Dublin

    SAVE THE DATE! 

    2018 OCTA Fall Conference

    Wednesday, October 10 - Friday, October 12, 2018

     Embassy Suites - Columbus - Dublin

    • October 11, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • US Grant CTPD
    Register

        

    Veterinarian & Equine Science: Success Series

    Monday, October 11, 2018

    9:00 am - 2:00 pml 

    US Grant CTPD
    718 West Plane Street, Bethel, OH 45106


    What Is It?

    The Ohio ACTE Success Series is a professional development program for career-technical teachers and instructors. It is delivered by teachers, for teachers at schools that offer to host the program.

    Who Should Attend?

    Teachers/instructors and anyone interested in professional development within their career field. 


    Registration Fee: $95

    Attendees receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership.


    For more information, contact membership@ohioacte.org or call 614 - 890- 2283.

    • October 19, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Washington County Career Center
    Register

    Adult Medical Programs: Success Series

    Medical Assistant, Surgical Technologist, Medical Billing/Coding

    Friday, October 19, 2018

    9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Washington County Career Center 

    21740 S.R. 676, Marietta, Ohio 45750


    What Is It?

    The Ohio ACTE Success Series is a professional development program for career-technical teachers and instructors. It is delivered by teachers, for teachers at schools that offer to host the program.

    Who Should Attend?

    Teachers/instructors and anyone interested in professional development within their career field. 

     

    Registration Fee: $95*/Organizational Members: $45**

    *Attendees receive a complimentary one year Ohio ACTE Membership.

    **Organizational members (school membership) attend for just $45 per person


    For more information, contact membership@ohioacte.org or call 614 - 890- 2283.

    • October 19, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Ashland West Holmes Career Center
    Register

          

    Equipment Days 4th Annual: Success Series

    Friday, October 19, 2018

    9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Ashland West Holmes Career Center

    1783 OH-60, Ashland, OH 44805


    What Is It?

    The Ohio ACTE Success Series is a professional development program for career-technical teachers and instructors. It is delivered by teachers, for teachers at schools that offer to host the program.

    Who Should Attend?

    Teachers/instructors and anyone interested in professional development within their career field. 

     

    Registration Fee: $95

    Attendees receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership.


    For more information, contact membership@ohioacte.org or call 614 - 890- 2283.

    • October 19, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Heath Middle School, Newark OH
    Register

    Middle School Career Tech Programming: Success Series

    Friday, October 19, 2018

    9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Hosted by C-TEC of Licking County at Heath Middle School


    What Is It?

    The Ohio ACTE Success Series is a professional development program for career-technical teachers and instructors. It is delivered by teachers, for teachers at schools that offer to host the program.

    Who Should Attend?

    Teachers/instructors and anyone interested in professional development within their career field. 

     

    Registration Fee: $95

    Attendees receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership.


    For more information, contact membership@ohioacte.org or call 614 - 890- 2283.

    • October 25, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Southern Hills Career & Technical Center
    Register

    Culinary Arts: Success Series

    Thursday, October 25, 2018

    9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Southern Hills Career & Technical Center

    9193 Hamer Rd, Georgetown, OH 45121


    What Is It?

    The Ohio ACTE Success Series is a professional development program for career-technical teachers and instructors. It is delivered by teachers, for teachers at schools that offer to host the program.

    Who Should Attend?

    Teachers/instructors and anyone interested in professional development within their career field. 

     

    Registration Fee: $95

    Attendees receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership.


    For more information, contact membership@ohioacte.org or call 614 - 890- 2283.

    • November 15, 2018
    • November 16, 2018
    • Embassy Suites - Columbus
    Register


    CTEP Fall Conference

    (Formerly Ohio Trade & Industrial Supervisors Association)

    November 15-16, 2018

    Embassy Suites - Columbus

    2700 Corporate Exchange Dr.

    Columbus, Ohio 43231

    (614) 890-8600

    Click Here for Hotel Reservation Link

    (Mention group name CTEP-OTIESA or group code CPO to get discounted rate)

    Agenda will be published this summer.

    Questions about registration? Please send an email to membership@ohioacte.org call (614) 890-2283.

    • November 16, 2018

    Ohio ACTE PACE Division Business and Communities of Practice Meeting

    November 16, 2018

    SAVE THE DATE


    • January 23, 2019
    • January 24, 2019
    • Sheraton at Capitol Square, Columbus

    SAVE THE DATE!
    2019 Legislative Seminar

    January 23-24, 2019
        
       Sheraton Capitol Square
    75 East State Street
    Columbus, OH 43215

    Registration Opening in the Fall of 2018
    (copies of the policy paper will be provided to seminar attendees to share with legislators and there will be a policy review session at the seminar)


    Registering more than one person for your school?  To register more than one individual, complete the registration form and select "Invoice Me" instead of "Pay Now". This will create one invoice and registration for one person. To repeat for additional individuals, click on "New Registration" and repeat. You can then pay for them all at once via credit card or send a check.

    If you have registration questions, please contact Ohio ACTE at membership@ohioacte.org or call (614)890-2283.

    • March 13, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • The Ohio Statehouse Atrium

    Ohio ACTE Student Showcase

    SAVE THE DATE!

    March 13, 2019

    The Ohio Statehouse Atrium



    The Ohio ACTE Student Showcase is an opportunity for career-technical students to showcase their CTE program to Ohio's Legislators and their legislative staff. 

    Details coming soon!

    • July 29, 2019
    • July 31, 2019
    • The Hilton Easton - Columbus, OH


    2019 Connections to Education Conference


    Location:

    Hilton Columbus - Easton

    3900 Chagrin Dr.

    Columbus, OH 43219

    Click here for hotel accommodations


Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education

38 Commerce Park Dr. Suite D, Westerville, Ohio
(614) 890-ACTE (2283)
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