Professional Development Webinars

Professional development webinars provide Career and Technical Education consortium members and career pathway partners with current, relevant information needed to advance CTE in Minnesota. Sessions are facilitated by state staff, CTE consortium leaders, and other subject-matter experts.

Format: Each virtual session includes a presentation by subject-matter experts and questions/discussion with participants. CTE webinars are on Thursdays from 9:00-10:00am, unless otherwise noted.

Access: Click the link of each webinar to register before the scheduled date to get the password and link for each session, and updates about that webinar. Links are accessible for 365 days after recording.

 

Schedule for 2020-2021 Monthly CTE Webinars

Schedule Subject to Change – Check Back for Changes 

Date

Category

Title

Presenters

Aug. 5-6

Recruit, Prep, Retention of CTE Teachers/Faculty

New Career Technical Education (CTE) Teacher Workshop
Designed to help teachers with less than four years of experience gain the knowledge and resources they need to be successful in the CTE classroom. It is ideal for new CTE teachers or teachers who are teaching CTE courses for the first time.

Shelli Sowles, MDE CTE

Aug. 6
9:00-10:30

Performance Levels, Data and Accountability

Power BI Training for Perkins V Reports
(Postsecondary)

Presentation
(1.2 MB .ppt)

Recorded Presentation (16 MB .ppt)

Katie Vaccari, Minnesota State Academic and Student Affairs Research; Judy Gall, Minnesota State ITS
Aug. 13
9:00-11:00
Performance Levels, Data and Accountability

Using CLNA Data to Develop Actionable Steps to Address Equity and Access: Kick-off Meeting (not recorded)

Opportunity Gap Analysis Agenda
(28 KB .doc)

Opportunity Gap Analysis Workbook
(188 KB .doc)

Opportunity Gap Analysis Template
(283 KB .xlsx) 

Heartland Public Schools Dashboard
(257 KB .xlsx)

Austin Estes, Advance CTE; Marie Barry, ACTE

Aug. 13
11:00-11:30

Perkins V Administration

Local Uses of Perkins Funds

Presentation (130 KB .ppt)

Webinar Recording (30 min.)

Jeralyn Jargo, Minnesota State CTE; Michelle Kamenov, MDE CTE; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE

Tues. Aug. 18
9:00-10:00

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Center of Excellence 101 for
CTE Leaders #1 

Webinar Recording
(1 hr.)

Energy COE Presentation
(1.37 MB .pdf)

Transportation COE Presentation
(3.20 MB .ppt)

IT COE Presentation
(445 KB .ppt)

Manufacturing COE Presentation
(20.5 MB .ppt)

Rose Patzer, Energy Center of Excellence; Chris Hadfield, Transportation Center of Excellence; Wilson Garland & Russ Fraenkel, IT Center of Excellence; Jeremy Leffelman, Advanced Manufacturing

Aug. 20 Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Center of Excellence 101 for
CTE Leaders #2

Webinar Presentation
(1 hr. 2 min)

Agriculture COE Presentation
(19 MB .ppt)

HealthForce COE Presentation
(8.16 MB .ppt)

Engineering COE Presentation
(1.05 MB .pdf )

Keith Olander & Brad Schlosser, Ag Centers of Excellence; Anthony Schaffhauser, HealthForce; Jason Bruns, Engineering Center of Excellence

Aug. 27 Performance Levels, Data and Accountability

Secondary & Postsecondary
Accountability

Presentation
(230 KB .ppt)

Webinar Recording (59 min.)

Kari-Ann Ediger, MDE CTE; Katie Vaccari, Minnesota State Academic and Student Affairs Research
Sept. 3
9:00-10:00
Perkins V Administration

New Secondary Data Reports

Presentation (1.32 MB .ppt)

Webinar Recording (1 hr. 2 min.)

Kari-Ann Ediger, MDE CTE

Sept. 3
10:00-10:30

Perkins V Administration Open Session for Consortium Leaders
#1 (not recorded)
Jeralyn Jargo, Minnesota State CTE; Michelle Kamenov, MDE CTE; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE
Sept. 10
9:00-10:00
Perkins V Administration

Annual Performance Report (APR)

Webinar Recording (31 min.)

Jeralyn Jargo, Minnesota State CTE; Michelle Kamenov, MDE CTE; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE; Yingfah Thao, Minnesota State

Sept. 10
10:00-10:30

Perkins V Administration Open Session for Consortium Leaders
#2 (not recorded)
Jeralyn Jargo, Minnesota State CTE; Michelle Kamenov, MDE CTE; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE

Sept. 17

Perkins V Administration

Operationalizing Perking V

Presentation (1.21 MB .ppt)

Webinar Recording (58 min.)

Jeralyn Jargo, Minnesota State CTE; Michelle Kamenov, MDE CTE; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE

Mon. Sept. 21
8:30-3:30

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

CONFERENCE:
Work-Based Learning Summit

Join work-based learning coordinators from across the state for a day of breakout sessions and networking.
Audience: Secondary WBL coordinators

Erin Larsen, MDE CTE

Sept. 24
10:00-3:00

Performance Levels, Data and Accountability

WORKSHOP:Using CLNA Data to Develop Actionable Steps to Address Equity and Access
This involves training the two-person team on the analysis of local data, completion of an opportunity gap analysis, prioritization of action steps needed to develop a plan to address the most significant access and opportunity gaps in CTE for the consortium. 
Participants: 2 participants from each consortium. Ideally, this would comprise of secondary and postsecondary representation.  

Austin Estes, Advance CTE; Marie Barry, ACTE

Sept. 29
8:00-11:00

Performance Levels, Data and Accountability

Guided Action Plan Creation Workshop #1

Mary Kay Delvo; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE

Sept. 29
12:00-3:00

Performance Levels, Data and Accountability

Guided Action Plan Creation Workshop #2

Mary Kay Delvo; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE

Sept. 30
8:00-11:00

Performance Levels, Data and Accountability

Guided Action Plan Creation Workshop #3

Mary Kay Delvo; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE

Sept. 30
12:00-3:00

Performance Levels, Data and Accountability

Guided Action Plan Creation Workshop #4

Mary Kay Delvo; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE

Oct. 1
9:00-10:30

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Northwest MN: Regional Labor Market
Report #1

Audience: CTE Consortium Leaders, WIOA partners, workforce advisors, college/university enrollment administrators

Erin Olson, RealTime Talent

Oct. 1
1:00-2:30

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Northeast MN: Regional Labor Market
Report #2

Audience: CTE Consortium Leaders, WIOA partners, workforce advisors, college/university enrollment administrators

Erin Olson, RealTime Talent

Tues. Oct. 6
9:00-10:30

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Central MN: Regional Labor Market
Report #3
Audience: CTE Consortium Leaders, WIOA partners, workforce advisors, college/university enrollment administrators

Erin Olson, RealTime Talent

Tues. Oct. 6
1:00-2:30

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Twin Cities Metro: Regional Labor Market
Report #4

Audience: CTE Consortium Leaders, WIOA partners, workforce advisors, college/university enrollment administrators

Erin Olson, RealTime Talent

Wed. Oct. 7
9:00-3:00

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Work-Based Learning Framework
Implementation

Learn more about the new state frameworks for work-based learning and spend the day collaborating with other work-based learning coordinators to map your course curriculum to these frameworks.
Audience: Secondary WBL coordinators

Erin Larsen, MDE CTE

Oct. 8
9:00-10:30

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Southeast MN: Regional Labor Market
Report #5

Audience: CTE Consortium Leaders, WIOA partners, workforce advisors, college/university enrollment administrators

Erin Olson, RealTime Talent

Oct. 8
1:00-2:30

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Southwest MN: Regional Labor Market
Report #6

Audience: CTE Consortium Leaders, WIOA partners, workforce advisors, college/university enrollment administrators

Erin Olson, RealTime Talent
Oct. 15 TBD TBD TBD

Oct. 15
10:00-10:30

Perkins V Administration

Open Session for Consortium Leaders
#3
(Zoom Meeting)

Jeralyn Jargo, Minnesota State CTE; Michelle Kamenov, MDE CTE; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE
Oct. 22 Recruit, Prep, Retention of CTE Teachers/Faculty

CTE Professional Development Needs
Assessment Discussion

A project of the Knowledgeable Experts Partner-Provided Professional Development Workgroup.

Denise Felder, Minnesota State CTE; Partner-Provided Professional Development Workgroup

Oct. 22
10:00-10:30

Perkins V Administration

Open Session for Consortium Leaders
#4
(Zoom Meeting)

Jeralyn Jargo, Minnesota State CTE; Michelle Kamenov, MDE CTE; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE

Nov. 2
4:00-6:00

Recruit, Prep, Retention of CTE Teachers/Faculty MACTA/MnACTE Program TBD
Nov. 2
Time TBD
Perkins V Administration Perkins Consortium Leaders Meeting Jeralyn Jargo, Minnesota State CTE; Michelle Kamenov, MDE CTE; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE

Nov. 3

8:30am-3:30pm

All Categories CTE Works! Summit Keynote: Patrice Banks, Girls Auto Clinic; multiple concurrent sessions
Nov. 12
9:00-10:00
Performance Levels, Data and Accountability

New Postsecondary Data Reports from Power BI

Katie Vaccari, Minnesota State Academic and Student Affairs Research

Nov. 12
10:30-11:30

Recruit, Prep, Retention of CTE Teachers/Faculty

Center of Excellence Services TBD

Centers of Excellence TBD
Dec. 10 Perkins V Administration Budgets for FY22 Jeralyn Jargo, Minnesota State CTE; Michelle Kamenov, MDE CTE; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE
Dec. 10
10:30-11:30
Perkins V Administration Prep for CTE Month Yingfah Thao, Minnesota State CTE

Jan. 5; Jan. 12; Jan. 19; Jan. 26

3:00-5:00
Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Work-Based Learning 101
This four-part series will provide an overview of the requirements for an approved work-based learning program as well as discussion around best practices.
Audience: Secondary WBL coordinators, Secondary CTE Consortium Leaders

Erin Larsen, MDE CTE

Wed., Jan. 13
3:30-5:00

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Work-Based Learning Hot Topics
Webinar #1

No registration needed - Jump online with other work-based learning coordinators to learn about current issues in the field. Each session will include a guest speaker from workforce organizations around the state along with a question and answer session with the presenter and webinar participants.
Audience: Secondary WBL coordinators

Erin Larsen, MDE CTE

Jan. 14

Performance Levels, Data and Accountability Systems Change – Preparing for Year 2 Implementation #1 Eva Scates-Winston, Minnesota State CTE; TBD
Feb. 11
9:00-10:00
Performance Levels, Data and Accountability Systems Change – Preparing for Year 2
Implementation #2
Eva Scates-Winston, Minnesota State CTE; TBD
Feb. 11
10:30-11:30
Perkins V Administration CTE Month – Topic TBD Yingfah Thao, Minnesota State CTE; TBD

Wed., Feb. 17
3:30-5:00

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Work-Based Learning Hot Topics
Webinar
#2
No registration needed - Jump online with other work-based learning coordinators to learn about current issues in the field. Each session will include a guest speaker from workforce organizations around the state along with a question and answer session with the presenter and webinar participants.
Audience: Secondary WBL coordinators

Erin Larsen, MDE CTE
Feb. 18 Recruit, Prep, Retention of CTE Teachers/Faculty Center of Excellence Services TBD Centers of Excellence TBD
March 11 Equity/Nontrad/
Special Pops
Results of Perkins Capacity-
Building Grants
Eva Scates-Winston, Minnesota State CTE; Consortium Leaders TBD

Wed., April 7
3:30-5:00

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Work-Based Learning Hot Topics
Webinar #3
No registration needed - Jump online with other work-based learning coordinators to learn about current issues in the field. Each session will include a guest speaker from workforce organizations around the state along with a question and answer session with the presenter and webinar participants.
Audience: Secondary WBL coordinators

Erin Larsen, MDE CTE
April 8 Recruit, Prep, Retention of CTE Teachers/Faculty Center of Excellence Services TBD Centers of Excellence TBD

Wed., May 5
3:30-5:00

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Work-Based Learning Hot Topics
Webinar #4

No registration needed- Jump online with other work-based learning coordinators to learn about current issues in the field. Each session will include a guest speaker from workforce organizations around the state along with a question and answer session with the presenter and webinar participants.  
Audience: Secondary WBL coordinators

Erin Larsen, MDE CTE
May 13 TBD TBD TBD
June 10 Equity/Nontrad/
Special Pops

Serving Youth and Adults in Corrections:
Preparing for Education and Careers

Showcase of activities funded by the Perkins Corrections and Disabilities grant.

Eva Scates-Winston, Minnesota State CTE; TBD

Mon., June 14; Tues., June 15; Wed., June 16; Thurs.,  June 17
10:00-12:00

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Work-Based Learning 101
This four-part series will provide an overview of the requirements for an approved work-based learning program as well discussion around best practices.

Erin Larsen, MDE CTE

 

Contact: Denise Felder, CTE Director of Professional Development at Denise.Felder@minnstate.edu.

 

These professional development sessions are funded by the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V).