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2016 Events & Activities 

There are a lot of activities planned for career-technical and adult educators in 2016!

Ohio ACTE Division and related organization events are listed below.  To add a calendar item, send to membership@ohioacte.org for consideration.    For more information on an event, please use the contact information listed. 



Upcoming events

    • January 29, 2016
    • April 30, 2016
    • Ohio ACTE

    Byrl R. Shoemaker CTE Institute Application

    Application deadline:  April 30, 2016

    The Shoemaker Institute begins at the Ohio ACTE Summer Conference (July 25-27, 2016) and ends at the following year's conference, with in-person and virtual meetings throughout the year.   Click here for the current year's schedule,  which will give you an idea of the time commitment/meeting requirements.

    Application Process:

    For complete program details, visit the Shoemaker Institute Program information pageThis page includes application information only.

    Potential participants must complete the online application/registration on the left and mail in supporting materials including a letter of support/recommendation from the applicant’s supervisor indicating approval of participation.

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


    Additional 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.

    • February 25, 2016
    • 8:30 AM
    • February 27, 2016
    • 12:00 PM
    • Perrysburg, Ohio

    Ohio Conclave


    February 25-27, 2016

    Perrysburg, Ohio


    -Pre-conference registration - 8:30am on Thursday, February 25 at BGSU Levis Commons

    -Conference registration - 3:30pm on Thursday, February 25 at the Holiday Inn Express


    Click here for an event brochure!


    **Hotel is not included in conference registration fee, please book separately.


    Questions? Please contact Beth Ann Jarvis at bethaj@bgsu.edu



    • March 03, 2016
    • March 04, 2016
    • Crowne Plaza North

    Ohio ACTE/SND & OASCES Present...


    The Employment Games

    "May Success Be Ever in Your Future"


    March 3 & 4, 2016


    Crowne Plaza North

    6500 Doubletree Ave.

    Columbus, OH 43229


    Click here for a conference overview!


    *This conference will be paper-less. Please bring your own electronic device to obtain hand-outs.


    *On-site registration must be paid with cash, check or purchase order. No invoices will be issued.






    • March 10, 2016
    • 8:00 AM
    • March 11, 2016
    • 3:00 PM
    • Embassy Suites - Columbus

    OTIESA/CTEP Spring Conference

    (Ohio Trade and Industrial Supervisors)


    Click here to view the tentative agenda!


    March 10 & 11, 2016 
        Embassy Suites - Columbus
    2700 Corporate Exchange Drive
    Columbus, Ohio 43231
    (614)890-8600
    Room Rate: $130/night
    To receive a group rate, mention "CTE."

     Registration Fee: $175

    A purchase order number (if applicable) can be entered during the online registration process. Invoices will be automatically generated, or you can pay by credit card.

     

    Questions about the registration process? 

    Call 614-890-ACTE (2283) or e-mail membership@ohioacte.org.

    • March 10, 2016
    • 8:30 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Vantage Career Center

    Success Series: Network Systems/Interactive Media

     

    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.

     

    Click here for a tentative agenda! 


    Who Should Attend?

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

     

    Registration Fee: $95

    Non-Members who attend the Success Series receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership. 

     

    Thursday, March 10, 2016

    8:30 am - 2:15 pm

     

     

     

    Vantage Career Center

    818 North Franklin St

    Van Wert, OH 45891

    (419) 238-5411
       

     

    Thank you to our sponsor, Rhodes State College!

     


              

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

    • March 11, 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
    • C - TEC


    Success Series: Middle School CTE Programming


    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.


     Click here for a tentative agenda!


    Who Should Attend?

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

     

    Registration Fee: $95

    Non-Members who attend the Success Series receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership. 


    Friday, March 11, 2016

    9:00am-2:30pm

     


    C - TEC of Licking County

    150 Price Rd.

    Newark, OH 43055


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

     

    • March 16, 2016
    • March 18, 2016
    • Embassy Suites - Columbus - Dublin

     

    2016 OCTA Spring Conference

     

    Wednesday, March 16 - Friday, March 18, 2016

     

    Embassy Suites - Columbus - Dublin

    5100 Upper Metro Place

    Dublin, OH 43017

    614 - 790 - 9000


     

    Registration Options

    Conference Registration Fee - $295

    Includes all 3 days, March 16 - 18

    Click here for the group rate hotel reservations!

                    
     If you have any questions, contact Dan Murphy at daniel.murphy@rgdrage.org.

    • March 17, 2016
    • 7:00 PM
    • March 18, 2016
    • 4:00 PM
    • Mohican State Park
     
    SAVE THE DATE!

    2016 Health Science
    Technology 
        Spring Conference
     

    March 17 - 18, 2016 
     
        Mohican State Park       
     
    Registration Fee: $125.00

    Click here for the conference agenda!

    Click here for the registration form
     

    Questions? 
    Please contact Rebecca Hickey RN, AHI
    Phone: 868-6300 ext. 4450
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    • April 07, 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Lakeland Community College


    Success Series: Programming and Software Development 

     

    Hosted by Ohio ACTE's Business Information Technology Division


    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.


    Agenda is coming soon!


    Who Should Attend?

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


    Registration Fee: $95

    Non-Members who attend the Success Series receive a complimentary one-year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership.


    Thursday, April 7, 2016

    9:00am-3:00pm



     

    Lakeland Community College

    7700 Clocktower Dr

    Kirtland, OH 44094

    440 525-7000

     

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

     

    • April 08, 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Cuyahoga Valley Career Center


    Success Series: Digital Design, Graphic Imaging, and Media Technology

     

    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.

     

    Click here for a tentative agenda!


    Who Should Attend?

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

     

    Registration Fee: $95

    Non-Members who attend the Success Series receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership.


    Friday, April 8, 2016

    9:00 am - 3:00 pm



     

    Cuyahoga Valley Career Center

    8001 Brecksville Road

    Brecksville, OH 44141


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

    • April 13, 2016
    • April 15, 2016
    • Cincinnati, Ohio

    National ACTE Region I Conference

    Region I Cincinnati Banner

    Click HERE for hotel and registration information, conference content and details




    Hilton Netherland Plaza Information:

    *Hotel rate per night is $139.00 plus applicable taxes
    *Self Parking: $20.00/day
    *Valet Parking: $25.00/day
    **Conference Participants receive 25% discount on parking

     

    Conference Workshop Location:

    Great Oaks Career Campuses - Scarlet Oaks
    300 Scarlet Oaks Drive
    (at 3254 E. Kemper Road)
    Cincinnati, OH  45241

     

    Conference Partners: 
     
    ACTE Logo for Region I
     

      Great Oaks Logo

     


     

    • April 13, 2016
    • April 16, 2016
    • Cincinnati, OH
     

    The Ohio ACTE Student Services Division Presents...


    2016 Spotlight on Student Services Conference

     

    April 13 - 15, 2016

    Cincinnati, OH


    “A sharing seminar presented by your peers for your peers with incredible networking opportunities.”



    Hotel Information:


    Hilton Netherland Plaza

    Ask for the "ACTE rate"

    35 West Fifth St.

    Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202

    513-421-9100

    *Hotel rate per night is $139.00 plus applicable taxes
    *Self Parking: $20.00/day
    *Valet Parking: $25.00/day


    Conference Location: 


    Great Oaks Career Campuses - Scarlet Oaks
    300 Scarlet Oaks Drive
    3254 E. Kemper Road
    Cincinnati, OH  45241


    Great Oaks, one of the largest career and technical education districts in the United States, has been providing career development, workforce development and economic development services to individuals, business, industry, labor, communities and other organizations  in southwest Ohio since 1970.

     


     For further information, please contact Ami Brinley and/or Scott Anderson.

    • April 18, 2016
    • April 20, 2016
    • Embassy Suites - Dublin, OH


    2016 PACE, OAACE & USO TDN Spring Conference

     

    Stronger Together

    Building Ohio's Economy


    April 18 - 20, 2016

     

    Embassy Suites - Dublin

    5100 Upper Metro Place

    Dublin, OH 43017

    614-790-9000


    Agenda is soon to come!

      

    Click here to make a reservation at the group rate!


     For Call-In RESERVATIONS, please call 614-790-9000 or 1-800-220-9219 and request the OAU group rate.


    *There is a 48 hour cancellation/change policy for reservations. All reservations must be made prior to March 25, 2016 in order to take advantage of the group rate*


    Interested in presenting? Click here for the online presentation proposal form!

      

    Questions about registration?

    Contact Ohio ACTE at 614-890-ACTE

    or e-mail Meg Schultz at membership@ohioacte.org

     

    • April 19, 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Mid-East Career and Technology Center

    Success Series: Auto Tech


    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.


     Click here for a tentative agenda!


    Who Should Attend?

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

     

    Registration Fee: $95

    Non-Members who attend the Success Series receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership. 


    Tuesday, April 19, 2016

    9:00 am - 2:30 pm


    Mid-East Career and Technology Center -

    Buffalo Campus

    57090 Vocational Road
    Senecaville, OH 43780

    (740) 685-2516


     

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

    • July 25, 2016
    • July 27, 2016
    • Hilton Columbus at Easton

    2016 All Ohio Career-Technical and Adult Education Connections to Education Conference

    Monday, July 25 - Wednesday, July 27 at the Hilton - Easton in Columbus, OH

     

    Call for Presentation Proposals

    Connect to other career-technical and adult educators throughout Ohio by sharing your experience, wisdom and knowledge by presenting an information session at the 2016 Ohio ACTE Annual Connections to Education Conference.

    The Conference Committee is now accepting proposals and is especially interested in all topics related to the following:

    - Teacher/Instructor

    - Innovative Ideas

    - Adult Education

    - Technology

    - Administration

    Specifics:

    Step 1 – Complete the online form (click “register” on the left to begin). The person completing the form will be the main contact. This online form is required for all proposals.

     

    Step 2 - On the online form, you will be asked to supply a session description, information and answer “what attendees will learn.” You may include co-presenters and should have their name(s) and biography information ready to include in the online form.

     

    Step 3 – You will receive a confirmation email upon submission of a proposal. Please remember that correspondence will only be sent to the main presenter.

     

    Step 4You will be notified of acceptance on/around March 1, 2016. You will then be asked to fill out an online speaker agreement.

    Step 5 – You will be assigned your specific session day/date/time closer to the Conference and main presenters will be notified. They are asked to share the information with co-presenters.

     

    Step 6 – Attend the 2016 All Ohio Career –Technical and Adult Education Conference Monday, July 25 - Wednesday, July 27 at the Hilton - Easton Columbus.

     

    General Information:   

    - All submissions must be completed online.

    - DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 8, 2016 and accepted presentations will be notified around March 1.

    - All concurrent sessions are 60 minutes in length, which includes the question and answer period.
    - Interaction with participants is highly encouraged.
    - You can request a screen and projector, although presenters must supply their own laptop.
    - Internet connectivity and audio speakers are available on a limited basis. 
    - Presenters are asked to register and attend the Conference.

     
      *Vendors and Business Members whose presentations are accepted will be asked to contribute $500 to help cover Conference expenses.

       

     For additional questions, please call Meg Schultz at membership@ohioacte.org or (614)890-2283.

    • July 25, 2016
    • July 27, 2016
    • The Hilton Columbus at Easton

    2016 All-Ohio Career, Technical and Adult Education Connections to Education Conference 

    Exhibit Registration

    July 25 - 27, 2016

     

    The Hilton - Easton

    3900 Chagrin Drive

    Columbus, OH 43219

     

    Exhibit Rates:

    (Includes a standard 4' deep x 8' wide booth rental, identification sign and registration for two exhibitors, as well as wireless internet in the exhibit areas.)

    Ohio ACTE Business Member - $500

    Non-Member - $625


    Click Here View The Available Booth Spaces

     

    Exhibit Hours:

    Monday, July 25 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    (This day is optional; however we are offering multiple Pre-Conference opportunities.)

    Tuesday, July 26 - 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Wednesday, July 27 -  7:00 am - 12:00 pm

     

    Exhibitor Installation:

    Monday, July 25 or Tuesday, July 26

    There are two set-up options for exhibitors.

    - Monday, July 25 - You may set up from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, or after 7:00 pm. Monday you are welcome to attend the Opening Networking Reception with attendees from 4:30 - 6:30 pm. You may NOT set up during the reception.

    - Tuesday, July 26 - You must set up before 7:00 am.

     

    Are you interested in sharing your expertise with attendees at the 2016 Connections to Education Conference? Would you like to present during one of our 1-hour concurrent sessions?

    Click here to submit a presentation proposal.

    *We ask that our Business Partners who want to present to help support the Conference by contributing $500 per presentation toward the cost of both the meeting space ad audio-visual equipment to help offset the expense of the Conference. This will also ensure that your presentation is scheduled in one of our prime session times! You will also be recognized in the program as a Conference Presenter.  

     

    For additional questions, please contact Meg Schultz at (614) 890-2283, or membership@ohioacte.org.

     

    • July 25, 2016
    • 8:00 AM
    • July 27, 2016
    • 4:30 PM
    • Hilton Easton - Columbus, OH

      


    2016 Connections to Education Conference


    Registration Fees:

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


    Member - Early Registration: $325

    Non Member - Early Registration: $375

    (Available until July 8)

    Member - Registration: $350

    Non Member - Registration: $400

    (Available July 9-22)

    On - Site Registration: $450


    Pre Conference Options

    Career Development Through Career Connections - $50

    Survive and Thrive - $50

    ODE State of Ohio Initiatives - Free

    Career Field Specific Tours - Free


    Post Conference Options

    Work-Based Learning: Back to the Future - $50 includes lunch

    EMIS & Legislative Update - $50 includes lunch


    Click here for a conference schedule!

     

    **Please use either your own e-mail address or the event attendee's when registering so the correct person receives important updates and information.


    Click here for individual registration instructions!

    Click here for group registration instructions!

     

    Please contact Meg Schultz with questions at or call (614)890-2283

     

    Cancellation Policy:

    Before July 1: $25 cancellation fee

    July 1 - July 15: $50 cancellation fee

    After July 15: No Refunds

    • July 25, 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • The Hilton Columbus - Easton

    Career Development Through Career Connections:

    2016 All-Ohio Career-Technical and Adult Education Pre-Conference Opportunity

     

    2016 is an exciting year for Career Connections. Presentations on making the most of OhioMeansJobs K-12, implementing the new state law for career advising and student success plans, and starting career pathways in your school will be provided.  This event is sure to give you new ideas and resources for kicking off the school year! Teachers, School Counselors and Administrators are encouraged to attend this one-day event for best practices on preparing all students for successful futures.

     

     Agenda is Soon to Come!


    ***This workshop is being held in conjunction with the Ohio ACTE Connections to Education Conference (July 25 - 27) and is for those who wish to attend ONLY this session.

     

    Participants are encouraged to attend the whole conference. For more information on the 2016 All-Ohio Career-Technical and Adult Education Connections to Education Conference, including a link to registration, please click here.

       
    • July 25, 2016
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Hilton Columbus - Easton

    Survive and Thrive: An Initiation for New CTE Teachers

    2016 All-Ohio Career-Technical and Adult Education Pre-Conference Opportunity

     

    Attend a dedicated day of programming for new CTE teachers or those who want a refresher on what CTE teachers need to know to survive and thrive as career-technical educators! Teachers and instructors in all career fields and academic subjects should attend this day-long opportunity to connect, learn and grow as career-technical educators! 

     

    Agenda is Soon to Come!

     

    ***This workshop is being held in conjunction with the Ohio ACTE Connections to Education Conference (July 25 - 27) and this registration is for those who wish to attend ONLY this session.

     

    Participants are encouraged to attend the entire conference. For more information on the 2016 All-Ohio Career-Technical and Adult Education Connections to Education Conference, including a link to registration, please click here.

     

    Are you a new CTE teacher?

    If so, take advantage of FREE Ohio ACTE First Year Instructor/Teacher Membership!

       
    • September 08, 2016
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • RG Drage Career Technical Center
    2016 Ohio ACTE Fall Leadership and Empowerment Meeting

      

    Join new 2016-17 Ohio ACTE President Dan Murphy and other educators to discuss Ohio ACTE and CTE.
         

    Thursday, September 8, 2016

    9:30 am - 3:00 pm   

     

        RG Drage Career Technical Center
    2800 Richville Dr. SW
    Massilon, OH 44646
    (330) 832-9856

         Expected to attend: Ohio ACTE Division President, Division Leaders, Shoemaker Institute participants and others interested in leadership in Ohio's career-techncial and adult education community. 
        
    Registration: Free, but you must pre-register.
     
    • October 06, 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Tri Rivers Career Center

    Cosmetology: Success Series

     

    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.


    Agenda Is Soon To Come!


    Who Should Attend?

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

     

    Registration Fee: $95

    Non-Members who attend the Success Series receive a complimentary 1 year Ohio ACTE Teacher/Instructor Membership. 


    Thursday, October 6, 2016

    9:00 am - 2:00 pm

     



    Tri-Rivers Career Center

    2222 Marion Mount Gilead Rd

    Marion, OH 43302

    (740) 389-4681



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

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