2014-2015 Fall Symposium Agenda and Presentation Materials

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Wednesday, October 8

9:45 a.m.
Building Strong Business & Industry Partnerships Through Effective Advisory Committees Link to PDF

George Arrants, Automotive Education Consultant

11:15 a.m. 
Career and Technical Education: Growing Leaders. Changing Lives

Aaron Alejandro, Texas FFA Executive Director, Texas FFA Foundation

2:00 p.m.
Introduction to Career and Technical Education in Texas

Dale Fowler, Ron Whitson, Diane Salazar, John Ellis, Texas Education Agency 

2:20 p.m.
Educational Excellence Resources for CTE Teachers

Sandra Delgado,Stephen F. Austin State University, Kirk Edney, Texas A&M University, Jeff Allen, University of North Texas

4:30 p.m.
Mark Your Calendar! Key Tasks for CTE Administrators – Link to PDF

David Berrier, CTE Director, Deer Park ISD, Ann Mulder, CTE Leadership Academy Mentor


 Thursday, October 9

8:10 a.m.
Overview of Perkins Act: Federal Law Governing CTE – Link to PDF
TEA CTE Staff, Texas Education Agency
8:45 a.m.
State Funding for CTE & Student Attendance Accounting Handbook – Link to PDF

Belinda Dyer, School Finance, Texas Education Agency

10:00 a.m.
Introduction to PEIMS Coding for CTE Administrator:  Purpose, Preparation, and Implementation of Fall Snapshot – Link to PDF
Bryce Templeton, State Education Data System, Texas Education Agency
10:45 a.m.
Introduction to Perkins Funding – Link to PDF
Rebecca Patterson, Grants Administration, Texas Education Agency
12:15 p.m.
Workforce and Labor Market Trends – Link to PDF
Mick Normington, Labor Market and Career Information (LMCI),
Texas Workforce Commission
1:15 p.m.
Career and Technical Education: Meeting Workforce Demand – Link to PDF
Michael Webster, CTE Director, Houston ISD
2:00 p.m.
AchieveTexas Programs of Study and Crosswalks – Link to PDF
Karen Alexander, Texas Tech University
2:45 p.m.
Introduction to Developing and Managing CTE Budgets – Link to PDF
Ann Mulder, CTE Leadership Academy Mentor, David Berrier, CTE Director, Deer Park ISD
3:45 p.m.
Putting the Pieces Together – CTE Program Planning and Development
Annette Gregory, CTE Director, Austin ISD, Cynthia Miller, AchieveTexas, Texas Tech University

Friday, October 10

8:00 a.m.
CTE Budgeting: Problems and Solutions
Ann Mulder, CTE Leadership Academy Mentor, David Berrier, CTE Director, Deer Park ISD
9:30 a.m.
CTE Teacher Recruitment and Certification – Link to PDF
Traci Donovan and Erica Garza, ESC Region 13
10:15 a.m.
Recap & Review for CTE Administrators
Ann Mulder, CTE Leadership Academy Mentor, David Berrier, CTE Director, Deer Park ISD
11:45 a.m.
Implementing HB 5: Update on Texas Foundation Graduation Plan
Shelly Ramos, Curriculum Division Director, Texas Education Agency