Professional Development

Career and Technical Education professional development is a comprehensive, sustained, and intensive approach to improving postsecondary and secondary educators’ and workforce professionals’ effectiveness in raising student achievement.

Professional development can be delivered through webinars, conferences, multimedia trainings, workshops or courses that include skill-building processes and activities designed to assist participants in mastering specific learning objectives.

Click on any of the following categories to search for resources, events and recorded webinars related to that topic area. 

Monthly Webinars (August 2020-June 2021)

CTE Consortia Leaders & Teacher Development Initiatives

Nontraditional and Special Population Students

CTE Works! Summit

Professional Development Archive


If there is a resource you cannot find, please contact Denise Felder, CTE Director of Professional Development at

CTE Works! Virtual Summit | A Bold Vision Beyond 2020

November 3, 2020

Visit the CTE Works! Summit website for the call for proposals, call for exhibitors, speakers, schedule, and lodging. This annual Summit is jointly sponsored by Minnesota State and Minnesota Department of Education in partnership with the Minnesota Association for CTE Administrators (MACTA) and Minnesota Association for CTE.