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Upcoming Events

Update on COVID-19 and CTAT Events

CTE COVID Response Roundtable   |  Bi-Montnly   |   Virtual Learning Platform

As districts face unprecedented challenges, CTAT is committed to connecting the CTE community to learn from each other. CTE peers come together in an informal setting to share strategies and address challenges on an on-going basis. Roundtables will meet every two weeks for as long as needed.

FREE for Active Instructional and Active Leadership members

NextGen Administrators   |  June - July   |   Virtual Learning Platform

Geared toward mid-level administrators, the Next Gen CTE Admin group is for coordinators, specialists and/or instructional coaches with less than five years of administrative experience. Monthly meetings include technical instruction, Q&A, and networking. Participants attend deep dive sessions at CTAT events, have a dedicated discussion group in ConnectCTAT, and access to resources.

Registration for 2021-2022 cohort opens in May

New CTE Teacher Academy  |  Sept - July   |   Virtual Learning Platform

New CTE Teacher Academy meets virtually on the third Thursday of each month to improve teacher retention and instructional outcomes. For teachers with less than three years of work experience, 10 hour-long sessions include technical instruction on pedagogy and best practices, Q&A, and group discussion. Additionally, participants have unlimited access to a library of resources, recorded sessions in case of absence, and on-going support from academy leaders.

$325 for 12 sessions and includes membership

CTAT Winter Conference   |   Feb. 8 - 10, 2021   |   Hyatt Regency San Antonio

CTAT Winter Conference includes 2.5 days of in-depth training for CTE administrators and counselors as well as training and professional development for health science teachers. State updates and training from TEA are provided along with CEUs for approved sessions.

CTAT Summer Conference    |   July 19 - 22, 2021    |   Ft. Worth Convention Center

CTAT Summer Conference is the most comprehensive statewide professional development event for CTE teachers, administrators, counselors, and ESC personnel. State updates and training from TEA are provided along with CEUs for approved sessions.

CTAT Law and Public Service Conference    |   July 19 - 22, 2021    |   Ft. Worth Convention Center

CTAT Law and Public Service Conference includes training from licensed peace officers and lead teachers. Attend for professional development and hands-on classroom strategies for your program. This event is geared toward educators and others to build effective partnerships and provide students with a positive, professional learning experience. 

Training for New CTE Administrators      |      February 8, 2021     |      Virtual Learning Platform

Training for New CTE Administrators is appropriate for CTE directors, coordinators and other staff responsible for CTE program decisions at the district level. This training is most useful for those with five years of experience or less. Participants will receive legislative updates and information necessary to implement and sustain effective CTE programs. Access to a virtual resource with electronic documents and related web links will be shared.

$195 member
$225 non-member


Training for Counselors: Graduation Requirements and CTE   |   February 8, 2021   |  Virtual Learning Platform

This workshop is designed for counselors new to CTE and/or those needing a refresher. Topics such as 4-year plans, special populations, PEIMS, accountability and understanding endorsement requirements are discussed. Understanding CTE courses and how they count for graduation requirements, the AAR, 7th and 8th grade requirements for PGPs, as well as legislative updates are also included.

$195 member

$175 non-member

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