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December 12, 2017 - 11:33 am
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Upcoming Conferences


WA-ACTE Spring Conference

CTE...STEM & Arts

Ed Camp Facilitated by Jimmy Casas


April 25-26, 2018 | Yakima Convention Center


Paper Registration (checks or purchase orders): Word | pdf

Online Registration (credit cards only)


Call for Presentations Open - Click Here to Submit by January 22


WA-ACTE Member $300 | Non-Member or WA-ACTE Renewal $375 | Through April 15

Additional $50 After April 15

Registration includes 12 clock hours (STEM-approved), breakfast on Wednesday and Thursday, and lunch on Wednesday


Hotel: Holiday Inn

802 East Yakima Avenue, Yakima WA 98901

509-494-7000 | 800-465-4329

$93 single | $113 double


Purpose: This is an interactive conference to engage individual educators, schools, and community members. We will be starting the conference with an Ed-Camp format facilitated by Jimmy Casas and then have specific STEM & Arts breakout sessions of today’s best practices in bringing the philosophy and systems to integrate Career and Technical Education (CTE) with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) & Arts for all students. Attendees will be provided opportunity, time, and information on key components in delivering CTE and STEM for all students in their schools.  This will also be an opportunity for elementary educators to strengthen their STEM & Arts abilities for their younger students.


Target Attendees:  Every educator who is responsible in delivering CTE, STEM, and Arts to their students and staff.


Objectives: The intent of this conference format is for attendees to take what is learned back to their programs in every course and grade level in a meaningful way.  We are asking for all presenters to provide in a “make and take” format for attendees to put their learning into action.



  • Strengthen the ability for local school districts to provide skill-based and project-based programs to support economic development in their communities and state.
  • Improve and expand business and industry connections to support local school improvement efforts to provide meaningful career development opportunities for students.
  • Provide an opportunity for participants to network for improved student learning in CTE, STEM, and the Arts.
  • Discover instructional strategies and assessment practices for CTE, STEM, and the related Arts programs.
  • Tools to advocate for improved CTE, STEM, and the Arts programs through expanded leadership, supervision, mentoring, and/or coaching.
  • Understanding of how CTE, STEM, and the Arts align with and support K-12 frameworks and curriculum alignment.




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Registration Now Open!


WITEA Spring Conference "Get Your STEM On" | March 8-10, 2018 | Wenatchee Convention Center


WA-ACTE Members $280 | Non-Members or Renewals $355 | Advance Rates End 2/28/18

Late/Onsite Rate $50 More Starting 3/1/18


Meals included in registration:

hors d'oeuvres Thursday evening; breakfast, lunch, and dinner Friday; and breakfast Saturday.

Friday night dinner (awards banquet) guest tickets: $40 each


15 STEM-Approved Clock Hours


Paper Registration by Checks or Purchase Orders: Word | pdf

Online Registration by Credit Card


WITEA Website


Hotel Information: Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel

$93 single | $113 double




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Look for registration in January 2018!




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WA-ACTE Spring Conference

CTE...STEM & Arts

April 25-26, 2018 | Yakima Convention Center

See Top of Page for More Information




WA-ACTE Summer Conference | August 5-8, 2018 | The Davenport Grand Hotel | Spokane

Look for registration in March 2018!




WA-ACTE Fall Conference

November 7-8, 2018 | Great Wolf Lodge

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