2014-15 CTE Summer Symposium Agenda and Presentation Materials

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Monday, June 15

11:105 p.m.
Texas Education Agency Updates

Shelly Ramos, Curriculum Division Director, Texas Education Agency

12:30 p.m.
Leadership Lessons From H-O-L-L-Y-W-O-O-D
Andy Masters, speaker and author
1:30 p.m.
Summer To-Do List for CTE Administrators & Resources for Completing It!
Ann Mulder and Greg Shipp, CTE Leadership Academy Mentors
2:00 p.m.
Guidelines for Completing the Perkins Program Effectiveness Report (PER)
Ron Whitson, Statewide CTE Coordinator, Texas Education Agency
2:30 p.m.
Perkins Grant Application Updates
Rebecca Patterson, Grants Administration, Texas Education Agency
4:00 p.m.
Industry-Recognized Certifications and Licensures
Ann Mulder and Greg Shipp, CTE Mentors
Myths and Facts about Student Indutry Certification and Licensure
Project presentations and discussion:

4:45 p.m.
Creating & Fostering Advisory Committees
Ann Mulder and Greg Shipp, CTE Mentors
Project presentations and discussion:


Tuesday, June 16

8:00 a.m.
Digging a Little Deeper: State Accountability and the Performance-based Monitoring Analysis System (PBMAS)
Lizette Ramos-Ridgeway, Program Monitoring and Intervention, Texas Education Agency; Rachel Harrington, PBMAS Director, Texas Education Agency
9:00 a.m.
PEIMS Data Standards and Summer Reporting for CTE
Bryce Templeton, Statewide Education Data Systems Division, Texas Education Agency
10:00 a.m.
Contextualizing and Integrating Academics into CTE Courses
Ann Mulder and Greg Shipp, CTE Mentors
Project presentations and discussion

  • Justin Robinson, Village Tech Schools
10:30 a.m.
Integrating CTE and Math: Geometry in Construction
Jerry Richey, Construction Teacher, Pflugerville ISD    
10:45 a.m.
Integrating CTE and Academics: Advanced Entrepreneurship
Luz Cristal Giangchai, Founder/CEO, VentureLab
12:00 p.m.
Houston ISD Career Readiness: A K-12 Initiative
Michael Webster, Assistant Superintendent, Career Readiness
Sam Hernandez, Manager, Guidance and Counseling
Stacie Ritchie-Hinde, School Counselor, Eastwood Academy
1:00 p.m.
Angleton ISD: Career Pathways
Joanne Puryear,  CTE Department Head
Lina Ramirez, School Counselor
1:15 p.m.
Texas Workforce Commission: Labor Market Information and Resources
Lori Knight, Labor Market and Career Information, Texas Workforce Commission
Michelle Flatt, Labor Market and Career Information, Texas Workforce Commission
2:00 p.m.
Conducting CTE Program Evaluations
Greg Shipp, CTE Coordinator, Conroe ISD