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Upcoming events and Meetings

    • November 25, 2019
    • (EST)
    • July 17, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Various Locations throughout the program year.
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    Byrl R. Shoemaker CTE Leadership Institute Application

    Application deadline: April 15, 2020


    The Shoemaker Institute begins at the Ohio ACTE Summer Conference (July 27-29, 2020) and ends at the following year's conference, with in-person and virtual meetings throughout the year.    Click here for the tentative 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.  

    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.

    • July 27, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • July 29, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • The Hilton Columbus - Easton



    2020 Connections to Education Conference

    July 27-29

    The Hilton Columbus - Easton


    3900 Chagrin Dr.

    Columbus, OH 43219


    Click here for the schedule online

    Click here for conference details




    • July 27, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Virtual
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    Career Development Through Career Connections Conference

    VIRTUAL

    This year's VIRTUAL connections to education conference will include a series of short, career-related topics focusing on post high school readiness.

    Click here for the July 27 schedule

    FREE to attend, but registration is required. 

    In addition, you can attend these Success Bound Sessions:

    • July 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm: Implementing Meaningful Graduation and Student Success Planning
    • July 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm: Connecting Business and Education Leaders through Business Advisory Councils

    CEUs to be determined

    This has been an exciting year for the Ohio Department of Education as it unveiled Each Child, Our Future, Ohio’s five-year strategic plan for education.  Career Connections embraces the plan of supporting the whole child through intentional career advising practices.  During this one-day event, presentations on career advising using OhioMeansJobs or other career information systems, leveraging business advisory councils, the use of student success plans, and the development of career pathways in your school will be provided.  You will leave with innovative ideas and resources for kicking off the school year!

    School Counselors and Administrators are encouraged to attend this conference for best practices on preparing all students for successful futures!




    • July 27, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • Virtual
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    Web Xam Update

    Join OSU CETE and James Austin for a Web Xam Update.

    Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share best practices.  You can submit questions and areas of interest with your registration. 


    This is a free event for all career-tech educators, but we encourage you to join/renew your membership in Ohio ACTE so we can continue to advocate and provide important resources for career-tech educators. Click here to check your membership status and renew for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Thank you to our business partners for the continued support:




    • July 27, 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
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    Manufacturing/Engineering Virtual Success Series

    Join Ohio ACTE Office of CTE staff member Frits Rizor for an informational/interactive meet up focused on your career field/topic.  Tony Trapp, Apprenticeship Coordinator, Upper Valley Career Center will also present. 

    Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share best practices.  You can submit questions and areas of interest with your registration. 

    Tentative Agenda:

    o   Welcome, Introduction
    o   Overview and ODE Consultant/Career Field Update for the Upcoming School Year – ODE CTE Staff
    o   Tony Trapp, Apprenticeship Coordinator, Upper Valley Career Center, Participants Interactive Sharing/Discussion, Q and A
     - Hear about your fellow educators’ success and be prepared to discuss tips, strategies, resources and positive impact
    o   Wrap Up

    This is a free event for all career-tech educators, but we encourage you to join/renew your membership in Ohio ACTE so we can continue to advocate and provide important resources for career-tech educators. Click here to check your membership status and renew for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Thank you to our business partners for the continued support:




    • July 27, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
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    Construction Technologies Virtual Success Series

    Join Ohio ACTE Office of CTE staff member Robert Kornack for an informational/interactive meet up focused on your career field/topic, and Jeff Bertke, Electrical Trades Instructor, Upper Valley Career Center.

    Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share best practices.  You can submit questions and areas of interest with your registration. 

    Tentative Agenda:

    o   Welcome, Introduction
    o   Overview and ODE Consultant/Career Field Update for the Upcoming School Year – ODE CTE Staff
    o   Participants Interactive Sharing/Discussion, Jeff Bertke, Electrical Trades Instructor, Upper Valley Career Center, Q and A
     - Hear about your fellow educators’ success and be prepared to discuss tips, strategies, resources and positive impact
    o   Wrap Up

    This is a free event for all career-tech educators, but we encourage you to join/renew your membership in Ohio ACTE so we can continue to advocate and provide important resources for career-tech educators. Click here to check your membership status and renew for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Thank you to our business partners for the continued support:




    • July 28, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • Virtual
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    Career Tech Licensure/Licensure Virtual Success Series

    Join Ohio ACTE Office of CTE staff member THOMAS MCGEE for an informational/interactive meet up focused on your career field/topic.  

    Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share best practices.  You can submit questions and areas of interest with your registration. 

    Tentative Agenda:

    o   Welcome, Introduction
    o   Overview and ODE Consultant/Career Field Update for the Upcoming School Year – ODE CTE Staff
    o   Participants Interactive Sharing/Discussion, Q and A
     - Hear about your fellow educators’ success and be prepared to discuss tips, strategies, resources and positive impact
    o   Wrap Up

    This is a free event for all career-tech educators, but we encourage you to join/renew your membership in Ohio ACTE so we can continue to advocate and provide important resources for career-tech educators. Click here to check your membership status and renew for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Thank you to our business partners for the continued support:




    • July 28, 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    Register

    Health Sciences Virtual Success Series

    Join Ohio ACTE Office of CTE staff member MATT WELLS for an informational/interactive meet up focused on your career field/topic.  

    Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share best practices.  You can submit questions and areas of interest with your registration. 

    Tentative Agenda:

    o   Welcome, Introduction
    o   Overview and ODE Consultant/Career Field Update for the Upcoming School Year – ODE CTE Staff
    o   Participants Interactive Sharing/Discussion, Q and A
     - Hear about your fellow educators’ success and be prepared to discuss tips, strategies, resources and positive impact
    o   Wrap Up

    This is a free event for all career-tech educators, but we encourage you to join/renew your membership in Ohio ACTE so we can continue to advocate and provide important resources for career-tech educators. Click here to check your membership status and renew for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Thank you to our business partners for the continued support:




    • July 28, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
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    Satellite Supervisors Virtual Success Series

    Join Ohio ACTE Office President Ryan McCoart, Assistant Dean of Satellites, Great Oaks Career Campuses for an interactive meeting for satellite supervisors to discuss best practices, challenges and learn from each other.

    Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share best practices.  You can submit questions and areas of interest with your registration. 

    Tentative Agenda TBA

    This is a free event for all career-tech educators, but we encourage you to join/renew your membership in Ohio ACTE so we can continue to advocate and provide important resources for career-tech educators. Click here to check your membership status and renew for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Thank you to our business partners for the continued support:




    • July 28, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    Register

    Family Consumer Science/Education and Training Virtual Success Series

    Join Ohio ACTE Office of CTE staff member MARY JO KOHL for an informational/interactive meet up focused on your career field/topic.  Featured presenter, Deb McDonald, Wayne County Schools Career Center, Early Childhood Education, Instructor.  Deb is the 2014 Ohio Teacher of the Year and 2016 NEA National Teacher of Excellence.

    Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share best practices.  You can submit questions and areas of interest with your registration. 

    Tentative Agenda:

    o   Welcome, Introduction
    o   Overview and ODE Consultant/Career Field Update for the Upcoming School Year – ODE CTE Staff
    o   Participants Interactive Sharing/Discussion, Q and A
     - Hear about your fellow educators’ success and be prepared to discuss tips, strategies, resources and positive impact
    o   Wrap Up

    This is a free event for all career-tech educators, but we encourage you to join/renew your membership in Ohio ACTE so we can continue to advocate and provide important resources for career-tech educators. Click here to check your membership status and renew for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Thank you to our business partners for the continued support:




    • July 29, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    Register

    Career Based Intervention Virtual Success Series

    Join Ohio ACTE Office of CTE staff member BRENNA BARTLETT for an informational/interactive meet up focused on your career field/topic.  

    Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share best practices.  You can submit questions and areas of interest with your registration. 

    Tentative Agenda:

    o   Welcome, Introduction
    o   Overview and ODE Consultant/Career Field Update for the Upcoming School Year – ODE CTE Staff
    o   Participants Interactive Sharing/Discussion, Q and A
     - Hear about your fellow educators’ success and be prepared to discuss tips, strategies, resources and positive impact
    o   Wrap Up

    This is a free event for all career-tech educators, but we encourage you to join/renew your membership in Ohio ACTE so we can continue to advocate and provide important resources for career-tech educators. Click here to check your membership status and renew for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Thank you to our business partners for the continued support:




    • July 29, 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    Register

    Law and Public Safety Virtual Success Series

    Join Ohio ACTE Office of CTE staff member MATT WELLS for an informational/interactive meet up focused on your career field/topic.  

    Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share best practices.  You can submit questions and areas of interest with your registration. 

    Tentative Agenda:

    o   Welcome, Introduction
    o   Overview and ODE Consultant/Career Field Update for the Upcoming School Year – ODE CTE Staff
    o   Participants Interactive Sharing/Discussion, Q and A
     - Hear about your fellow educators’ success and be prepared to discuss tips, strategies, resources and positive impact
    o   Wrap Up

    This is a free event for all career-tech educators, but we encourage you to join/renew your membership in Ohio ACTE so we can continue to advocate and provide important resources for career-tech educators. Click here to check your membership status and renew for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Thank you to our business partners for the continued support:




    • July 29, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    Register

    Information Technology Virtual Success Series

    Join Ohio ACTE Office of CTE staff member KRIS VIGNERON for an informational/interactive meet up focused on your career field/topic.  

    Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share best practices.  You can submit questions and areas of interest with your registration. 

    Tentative Agenda:

    o   Welcome, Introduction
    o   Overview and ODE Consultant/Career Field Update for the Upcoming School Year – ODE CTE Staff
    o   Participants Interactive Sharing/Discussion, Q and A
     - Hear about your fellow educators’ success and be prepared to discuss tips, strategies, resources and positive impact
    o   Wrap Up

    This is a free event for all career-tech educators, but we encourage you to join/renew your membership in Ohio ACTE so we can continue to advocate and provide important resources for career-tech educators. Click here to check your membership status and renew for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Thank you to our business partners for the continued support:




    • July 30, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    Register

    Arts and Communication Virtual Success Series

    Join Ohio ACTE Office of CTE staff member KRIS VIGNERON for an informational/interactive meet up focused on your career field/topic.  

    Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share best practices.  You can submit questions and areas of interest with your registration. 

    Tentative Agenda:

    o   Welcome, Introduction
    o   Overview and ODE Consultant/Career Field Update for the Upcoming School Year – ODE CTE Staff
    o   Participants Interactive Sharing/Discussion, Q and A
     - Hear about your fellow educators’ success and be prepared to discuss tips, strategies, resources and positive impact
    o   Wrap Up

    This is a free event for all career-tech educators, but we encourage you to join/renew your membership in Ohio ACTE so we can continue to advocate and provide important resources for career-tech educators. Click here to check your membership status and renew for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Thank you to our business partners for the continued support:




    • July 30, 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    Register

    Cosmetology Virtual Success Series

    Join Ohio ACTE Office of CTE staff member MATT WELLS for an informational/interactive meet up focused on your career field/topic.  

    Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share best practices.  You can submit questions and areas of interest with your registration. 

    Tentative Agenda:

    o   Welcome, Introduction
    o   Overview and ODE Consultant/Career Field Update for the Upcoming School Year – ODE CTE Staff
    o   Participants Interactive Sharing/Discussion, Q and A
     - Hear about your fellow educators’ success and be prepared to discuss tips, strategies, resources and positive impact
    o   Wrap Up

    This is a free event for all career-tech educators, but we encourage you to join/renew your membership in Ohio ACTE so we can continue to advocate and provide important resources for career-tech educators. Click here to check your membership status and renew for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Thank you to our business partners for the continued support:




    • July 30, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    Register

    Special Needs Legal  Virtual Update

    Join attorney Susan Geary, with Bricker & Eckler, Columbus,  for information/update.   Susan is a popular presenter at the Annual Connections to Education Conference and will share her update virtually.

    Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share best practices.  You can submit questions and areas of interest with your registration. 


    This is a free event for all career-tech educators, but we encourage you to join/renew your membership in Ohio ACTE so we can continue to advocate and provide important resources for career-tech educators. Click here to check your membership status and renew for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Thank you to our business partners for the continued support:




    • September 16, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Scarlet Oaks Campus
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    2020 Leadership & Empowerment Meeting

    September 16, 2020


    Scarlet Oaks Campus

    300 Scarlet Oaks Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45241


    Overnight accommodations suggestion (there is no room block):

    Sonesta ES Suites Cincinnati - Sharonville East, 2670 E Kemper Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45241



    • October 14, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • October 16, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Embassy Suites - Columbus - Dublin
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    2020 OCTA Fall Conference

    October 14-16


    Embassy Suites - Columbus - Dublin

    5100 Upper Metro Place

    Dublin, OH 43017


    Registration Fees:  $315 Full Conference


    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.

    To make hotel reservations, please call (614) 790-9000

    If you have any questions about the conference content or program, please send an email to Dan Murphy at daniel.murphy@rgdrage.org. 

    Registration questions (including how to pay with a purchase order) - click HERE

    • February 10, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (EST)
    • February 11, 2021
    • 12:00 PM (EST)
    • Sheraton at Capitol Square, Columbus
    2021 Legislative Seminar
    February 10-11
       Sheraton Capitol Square
    75 East State Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    Single/Double Group Rate - $159
    • April 08, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • April 09, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Embassy Suites, Dublin

    SAVE THE DATE!

    OACTE PACE/OTDN SPRING CONFERENCE 

    April 8-9, 2021

    Embassy Suites Dublin, 5100 Upper Metro Place, Dublin

    Hotel Group Code: CT2
     Hotel rate cut-off date: 03/17/21 or until room block is sold out

    Online Reservations: Click Here

    Please note all reservations made in the block will receive the group rate as well as complimentary parking. 

    Registration questions (including how to pay with a purchase order) - click HERE

    • July 26, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • July 28, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • The Hilton Columbus - Easton


    SAVE THE DATE!


    2021 Connections to Education Conference

    July 26-28

    The Hilton Columbus - Easton


    3900 Chagrin Dr.

    Columbus, OH 43219


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