The professional development webinar series provides career and technical education consortia members and partners with current, relevant information needed to advance CTE in Minnesota. Sessions are facilitated by state staff, CTE consortia leaders, and other subject-matter experts.

Format: Each one-hour session will include an interview with a CTE subject-matter expert including questions and discussion with participants. All webinars are from 9:00-10:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

Schedule for 2018-2019 Monthly CTE Webinars

All events below can be found on our CTE Eventbrite Page





August 30, 2018

CTE Overview / Perkins 101

Webinar Recording (54 min)

PowerPoint Presentation (6.6 MB ppt)

 Jeralyn Jargo

 Karl Ohrn

 Michelle Kamenov

Sept 6, 2018

Introduction to Mentor/Mentee Program for New Leaders

Webinar Recording (46 min)

PowerPoint Presentation (1.3 MB ppt)

 Karl Ohrn

Sept 13, 2018

Preparing Your Annual Performance Report (APR)

Webinar Recording (53 min.)

APR Planning and Questions Document (61 KB .doc)

 Karl Ohrn, Yingfah Thao

Sept 20, 2018

Katie Vaccari

Kari-Ann Ediger

Sept 27, 2018

Perkins Fiscal Considerations ~ Secondary & Postsecondary

 Jeralyn Jargo, Michelle Kamenov, Mary Beth Michalitsch

Oct 11, 2018

Welcome to CTE – New Teachers

 Shelli Sowles

Nov 8, 2018

No webinar


Dec 13, 2018

Perkins Plan Reallocation

 Jeralyn Jargo, Michelle Kamenov, Yingfah Thao

Jan 10, 2019

Perkins V Federal Legislation Update

 Jeralyn Jargo, Michelle

Feb 14, 2019

Preparing Your Consortium Perkins Application

 Jeralyn Jargo, Michelle
Kamenov, Yingfah Thao, and Karl Ohrn

March 7, 2019

Local Transition Applications

Jeralyn Jargo, Yingfah Thao, Karl Ohrn

March 14, 9:00-10:00am

Equity Gap Analysis Tool

National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE),  Eva Scates-Winston

March 14, 10:30-11:30am

Career Advising Online Tools
LMI data sources for regional needs assessments

 Denise Felder

March 21

Submitting the FY20 Perkins Transition Plan Using Amplifund

Karl Ohrn, Yingfah Thao, Jeralyn Jargo, Shelli Sowles, and Michelle Kamenov

April 11, 2019

No webinar


May 9, 2019

No webinar


June 13, 2019

No webinar





These professional development sessions are funded by Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV).