2013-14 Fall Symposium Presentations

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Wednesday, October 2

11:00 a.m.
New Beginnings for CTE in Texas
Vangie Stice-Israel, Statewide CTE Director, Texas Education Agency
2:00 p.m. 
“I’m From the Government and I’m Here to Help”
Vangie Stice-Israel, Statewide CTE Director, Texas Education Agency
2:45 p.m.

Educational Excellence Resources

SFASU Resources – Sandra Ann Delgado, Stephen F. Austin State University

TAMU Resources – Julie Harlin, Texas A&M University

UNT Resources – Jeff Allen, University of North Texas


4:00 p.m.
What Do Great CTE Leaders Do To Support Great CTE Teachers?
Dr. Gene Bottoms, Southern Region Education Board (SREB)

Thursday, October 3

8:00 a.m.
Mark Your Calendar! Key Tasks for CTE Administrators
David Berrier, CTE Director, Deer Park ISD
Ann Mulder, CTE Leadership Academy Mentor

CTE-Calendar-2013-2014 PDF Version

CTE-Calendar-2013-2014 Word Version


8:45 a.m.
Overview of Perkins Act
Vangie Stice-Israel, State CTE Director, Texas Education Agency
9:30 a.m.
Perkins Funding
Rebecca Patterson, Grants Administration, Texas Education Agency
10:45 a.m.
State Funding for CTE & Student Attendance Accounting Handbook
Belinda Dyer, School Finance, Texas Education Agency
12:15 p.m.
Workforce and Labor Market Trends
Rich Froeschle, Labor Market and Career Information (LMCI)
Texas Workforce Commission
1:30 p.m.
Introduction to PEIMS for CTE Administrators
Bryce Templeton, State Education Data Systems, Texas Education Agency
3:00 p.m.
Workshop: Developing and Managing CTE Budgets
Ann Mulder, CTE Leadership Academy Mentor
David Berrier, CTE Director, Deer Park ISD 
Friday, October 4
8:00 a.m.
CTE Program Development
Introduction to AchieveTexas – Karen Alexander, AchieveTexas Program Director, TexasTech University

Irving ISD Signature Studies – Shawn Blessing, CTE Director, Irving ISD


9:15 a.m.
CTE Teacher Recruitment, Certification and Retention

CTE Teacher Certification Handout

Rachel Behnke, Statewide CTE Educator Certification Program
Education Service Center Region XIII
10:15 a.m.
Looking Ahead to Phases II and III
Carole Moody, CTE Professional Development Programs
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
11:00 a.m.
HB 5 Update on House Bill 5 and High School Graduation Requirements
Monica Martinez, Interim Associate Commissioner, Standards and Programs
Texas Education Agency
12:00 a.m.
Introduction to CTAT
Robin Painovich, Executive Director, CTAT