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Career & Technical Education: Learning That Works for New Jersey
Marie Barry, Assistant Division Director
Office of Career Readiness
P.O. Box 500 Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: (609) 633-0665 | Fax: (609) 984-5347

2014 CTE Institute

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 
Location: The College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ 08618

Time: 8:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Conference Booklet

The Office of Career and Technical Education (CTE) extends an invitation to teachers, supervisors, school administrators and school counselors interested in the successful transition of students to postsecondary education and careers to participate in a professional development institute on current and important topics in career and technical education in New Jersey and nationwide.

Attendees may select from AM sessions (8:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.), PM sessions (12:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.) or full-day sessions (8:45 a.m. – 3:15 pm.) being offered at the institute.  Boxed lunches will be provided at no cost to attendees for lunchtime sessions from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Lunch may also be purchased in the Café in the Brower Student Center.  There is no registration fee to attend this event and complimentary parking will be available in designated campus areas.

The design of this institute is intended to immerse educators in specific topics that are key to ensuring that CTE programs are connecting to workforce needs and preparing students to be college and career ready.  With that in mind, conference breakout sessions will include:

Full-day sessions on critical New Jersey CTE topics:

  • Personal Financial Literacy Boot Camp
  • Student Growth Objectives (SGO 2.0) for CTE
  • Postsecondary Perkins and CTE for teams from community colleges
  • Cosmetology Program Updates provided by the NJ State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling

Half-day sessions will focus on building the knowledge and skills of participants in areas such as:

  • NJ's Key Industry Sectors and Talent Networks (Advanced Manufacturing, Entrepreneurship, Financial Services, Health Care, Hospitality & Tourism, Life Sciences, and Transportation, Logistics & Distribution)
  • Model Programs of Study in Global Logistics, Marketing, and more
  • CTE Standards Revision using the Common Career Technical Core & Career Ready Practices
  • Implementing quality CTE programs in Comprehensive High Schools
  • NJ Career Assistance Navigator (NJCAN)
  • Integrative STEM
  • Building CTE Data Literacy
  • Community-based Instruction and Transition for Students with Disabilities

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