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

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 Performance Levels, Data and Accountability

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

Workshop materials

Austin Estes, Advance CTE; Marie Barry, ACTE

Aug. 13

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

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 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

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 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

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

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

CONFERENCE:
Work-Based Learning Summit

Erin Larsen, MDE CTE

Sept. 24

Performance Levels, Data and Accountability

WORKSHOP: Using CLNA Data to Develop Actionable Steps to Address Equity and Access

Workshop materials

Austin Estes, Advance CTE; Marie Barry, ACTE

Sept. 29-30
4 sessions

Performance Levels, Data and Accountability

Guided Action Plan Creation Workshop

Workshop materials

Mary Kay Delvo; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State CTE; Robb Lowe, Minnesota State CTE

Oct. 1
Oct. 6
Oct. 8

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Workforce Trends & Economic Impacts Regional Labor Market Reports for Pathway Partners

Reports and presentation materials for 6 MN regions

Erin Olson, RealTime Talent

Wed. Oct. 7

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. 15 No webinar
Oct. 22 All Categories

CTE Works! Summit - Prep for Tech Hosts, Facilitators & Presenters
Invitation only

Denise Felder, Minnesota State CTE

Oct. 29

All Categories CTE Works! Summit - Prep for Tech Hosts, Facilitators & Presenters
Invitation only
Denise Felder, Minnesota State CTE

Nov. 2
4:00-6:00

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

Nov. 3

All Categories CTE Works! Summit Keynote: Patrice Banks, Girls Auto Clinic; multiple concurrent sessions
Dec. 10 Perkins V Administration

Budgets for FY22

Presentation (1.26 MB .ppt)

Webinar Recording (50 min.)

Jeralyn Jargo, Minnesota State CTE; Michelle Kamenov, MDE CTE; Karl Ohrn, 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 - Integrating Race Equity

Presentation
(7.73 MB pdf)

Webinar Recording
(46 min.)

MnEEP; Eva Scates-Winston, Minnesota State CTE

Feb. 11

12:00-1:00

Career Pathways/ Programs of Study

Debunking Stigmas Surrounding Careers in the Trades and 2-year College Pathways! 

Presentation

Webinar Recording (1 hr. 1 min.)

The Eight Centers of Excellence

Workforce Development Scholarships

Online Learning Resource Center

Judy Barka, AgCentric; Steve Hoemberg, Minnesota State Transportation Center of Excellence

: 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
POSTPONED:
Feb. 25
Data and Accountability

POSTPONED: Perkins V Power BI Report Refresher
Date and time for rescheduled webinar to be determined.

Katie Vaccari, Minnesota State; Jeralyn Jargo, Minnesota State

March 4
9:30-10:30

Perkins V Administration

How to Complete Your Second-Year Perkins Local Application (Guidance and Instructions)

Join us for a comprehensive overview of the second-year Perkins Local Application. We will walk you through the technical portions of completing your online application and provide guidance for completing and submitting your application.

All materials, forms, templates, instructions (video and documents) can be found on our PERKINS LOCAL APPLICATION WEBPAGE located here.

Yingfah Thao, Minnesota State; Karl Ohrn, Minnesota State; Shelli Sowles, MDE; Robb Lowe, Minnesota State
March 11
9:00-10:30
Equity/Nontrad/
Special Pops
Results of Perkins Capacity-
Building Grants
Eva Scates-Winston, Minnesota State CTE; Consortium Leaders TBD

March 17
9:00-10:30

Performance Levels, Data and Accountability

Preparing Year Two
Implementation - Measuring Equity

Prepare for adjusting your Year 2 local plan implementation. Capacity building to understand the iterative improvement cycle process to repeat for subsequent 2-year plans (including needs assessment) from a race equity lens, problem solving challenges and opportunities.

MnEEP; Eva Scates-Winston, Minnesota State CTE

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

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).