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2018 Industry Update Program

May 8, 2018 6:00 am


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FOR:  CTE Teachers within West-MEC and West-MEC member districts The CTE Industry Update Program provides educators the opportunity to update their knowledge and skills and receive on-the-job training in CTE program-related industries. The program, also referred to as an externship, enables educators to experience work-based learning in much the same way as their students.  Applicants are Continue reading


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This one day course is designed to provide CTE educators and other interested parties with a broad understanding of special education. During the course of this interactive workshop we will cover a range of topics include special education law, modifications, accommodations, interventions, supports, the special education process, the Response to Intervention process and more. Our Continue reading

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5487 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States


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Your CTE classroom truly is the key to meaningful application of the current career and college readiness standards.   This course will give you specific examples where Arizona’s Common Core standards for Technical Literacy already exist in your CTE program, it will provide opportunities for you to incorporate additional standards into your lessons, AND it will Continue reading

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500 N. Verrado Way, Buckeye, Arizona, 85326, United States


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An effective school-based enterprise (SBE) provides students with the unique opportunity to develop and practice real-world industry experience while serving the needs of their campus and/or community! This course is designed to help participants successfully develop and manage a successful SBE. Participants will analyze the key components of SBEs and identify the differences between this Continue reading

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5487 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States


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Whether in a welding lab or a bioscience lab, effective demonstrations are crucial. In this course, teachers will engage in the four-step demonstration method, which gradually transitions the learning of a new skill from teacher to student, through effective modeling, guided instruction and independent practice. If done correctly every student can successfully perform the new Continue reading

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5487 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States

Technical Reading – November, 2018

November 6, 2018 8:00 am


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Your CTE classroom truly is the key to meaningful application of the current career and college readiness standards.   This course will give you specific examples where Arizona’s Common Core standards for Technical Literacy already exist in your CTE program, it will provide opportunities for you to incorporate additional standards into your lessons, AND it will Continue reading

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5487 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States

Collaborate NOW – November, 2018

November 8, 2018 8:30 am


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Career and Technical Education and Vocational Rehabilitation agree on one thing, the federal definition of “employment.” Did you know that Governor Ducey signed the Arizona Executive order which states that Arizona is an Employment First State? Employment First puts the focus on competitive integrated employment as the primary daily activity for adults of working age. Continue reading

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5487 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States


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Are you prepared to take AEPA Professional Knowledge Assessment for Secondary Education? This course provides an overview of standards and material covered on the exam. Participants will engage in discussion and application activities in regard to student development and learning, assessment, instruction, the learning environment, and the professional environment to prepare for the assessment.   Continue reading

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5487 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States

Think Tank- November, 2018

November 15, 2018 8:00 am


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2nd Session of Fall semester Breakfast from 8-8:30am Presentation from 8:30-11am Discuss how to support students in a “never enough” world with guest speaker Katey McPherson.  Participants will walk away with practical and tangible strategies to reach, teach, and support iGeneration children (anyone born AFTER 1995) as they navigate life in person and online.  Specific Continue reading

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5487 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States