Teaching Leadership in CTE Classes with or without CTSOs

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Presentation Category: 
Curriculum Integration
Presentation Description: 
The State CTE Plan calls for CTE programs to “provide for the development of student leadership skills through an established career technical student organization (CTSO or an alternate strategy.” This workshop will look at concepts that will develop leaders in your program and community, as well as explore the benefits of CTSOs. The process for obtaining a charter with a state-recognized CTSO will be reviewed. Attendees will receive an officer training manual for organizing student leaders and training officer teams.
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Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Charles Parker
Education Programs Consultant

Funding Opportunities

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides funding to states to replace cuts to K-12 and higher education for several purposes including teacher professional development for making progress toward rigorous college and career-ready standards.

Information links for funding professional development:

Using Recovery Funds to Drive School Reform and Improvement

AARA Title I Part A Funds

Implementing the Recovery Act

Implementation Ideas from the Field

Perkins Funding

The CCPC conference includes professional development topics for faculty, counselors, and administrators that meet requirements of the 2006 Perkins Act (Sections 122, 124, 134, and 135).

Information links for funding professional development:

Perkins IV (2006) Legislation

Perkins IV (2006) Policy Guidance