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2020 Summer Leadership Conference

Posted on July 01, 2020

Summer Leadership Conference

Career and Technical Education:  Leadership for Success

July 30, 2020

Now Virtual!

Strategic Leadership Leadership for Learning Community Leadership Systems Leadership

Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators

in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Education

 

Program:
Quality career and technical education is an essential part of America’s workforce development system.  The challenges of assuring a high-quality system which meets the needs of students and employers are many.  This conference will focus on providing career and technical education leaders with the information and skills to help them meet those challenges.    
 

Agenda

Thursday, July 30, 2020

              11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.          Opening General Session: Dr. Kirk Williard, President

                                                             PACTA

              11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.         2020-2021 Reopening School (Panel Presentation Members)                                         

              12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.         Lunch

              12:30 p.m.– 1:00 p.m.            Career and Technical Education in Pennsylvania: Dr. Lee Burket, Director

                                                              Pennsylvania Department of Education

              1:00 p.m.– 1:30 p.m.              Pennsylvania Legislative Update: Mr. Andrew Goodman, Partner   

                                                             Milliron and Goodman Associates

              1:30 p.m.– 2:00 p.m.              A National Perspective: Ms. Kimberly Green, Executive Director,

                                                              Advance CTE

              2:00 p.m.– 2:15 p.m.              Break (Exhibitors)

              2:15 p.m.– 3:00 p.m.              Legal Update: Mr. Ira Weiss, Attorney

                                                              Weiss Burkardt Kramer, LLC  

              3:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.              PACTA General Membership Meeting (Honoring Retirees)

 

New Retirees and Life Memberships

BRAD ELWOOD   LINDA WOLFGANG   GEORGE PELEPKO-FILAK   GERALD WITMER   

DAVID WARREN   KURT SPEICHER                                     

 

 

Date and Location


Career and Technical Education: Leadership for Success Conferenceis being held live on July 30, 2020 virtually. The first conference session will begin on July 30 at 11:00 a.m. and include three webinars to be held August 4, 5, & 6, 2020.

 

General Sessions Topics

 

  • Current Legal Issues in Education
  • State Legislative Update
  • Reopening Schools
  • National Perspective on Career and Technical Education
  • Update on State Career and Technical Education Initiatives

 

General Sessions Presenters

Mr. Ira Weiss, Partner

Weiss, Burkardt, Kramer, LLC

 

Dr. Lee Burket, Director

Bureau of Career and Technical Education

Pennsylvania Department of Education

 

Ms. Kimberly Green, Executive Director

Advance CTE

 

Mr. Andrew M. Goodman, Partner

Milliron and Goodman Associates, LLC

 

Webinar Sessions Topics (Related to COVID-19)

August 4, 5, & 6 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Health and Safety (Panel Presentation & Discussion)

Communications and Outreach (Panel Presentation & Discussion)

Virtual Learning (Panel Presentation & Discussion)

 

Conference Registration

 

Registration fee for participants is $80, Institutional member registration $70.

Please register no later than July 27, 2020 to receive link to participate. 

A meeting link will be emailed on July 28, 2020

 

CLICK HEREto login and register on-line or CLICK HERE to download a registration form.

 

PACTA is an approved provider for Act 48 professional development activities.

Conference participants will be awarded up to seven hours of Act 48 credit.

Upcoming Events

  • Fall Workshops - TBD September 17, 2020 VIRTUAL
  • Cooperative Education Conference (co-sponsored with PCEA) October 20, 2020 VIRTUAL
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