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October 22, 2017 - 10:11 am
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Upcoming Conferences


WA-ACTE Fall Summit

Strategies for Success: Connecting Education, Communities, and Careers


Featuring NC3T - National Center for College & Career Transitions


November 2-3, 2017 | Great Wolf Lodge, Grand Mound/Centralia


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Career and Technical Education and Career Connected Learning throughout Washington has received significant attention and activity over the past few years. The time is right for our community to come together to explore and learn about the exciting things happening across our state in creating partnerships, advisory boards, Work-Based Learning programs, course equivalencies, and how we can collaborate to ensure more learners benefit from the work we do.


We’re pleased to announce that the Washington Association for Career and Technical Education and the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) with the support of the National Center for College and Career Transitions (NC3T) are hosting a professional development summit...Strategies for Success: Connecting Education, Communities, and Careers. 


This conference is dedicated to all of those interested in creating options for ALL STUDENTS to have valuable and efficient pathways to postsecondary education for workforce readiness and participation and overall adult success.


The conference will kick-off Thursday morning, November 2 with an inspiring keynote presentation and followed by deep dives into:


  • Building Strong and Sustainable Business Partnerships
  • Building and Managing Effective Advisory Boards/Committees
  • Building a Strong Work-Based Learning Program
  • Academic Alignment to Support Course Equivalency Initiatives


All providing valuable information to support your 2017-2018 instructional activities across the state.


Registration now open!

$300 (WA-ACTE Members)

$375 (Non-members or Renewals)

Additional $50 After October 15


Registration includes 12 clock hours, breakfast on Thursday and Friday, and lunch on Thursday.


Thursday, November 2

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Registration

8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Sessions


Friday, November 3

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Registration

8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Sessions


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

Online Registration (credit cards)

Online registration incurs fees of $3.95 per registration and 4.95% of the total credit card charge...100% paid by the registrant.


Hotel Information:

Great Wolf Lodge

20500 Old Highway 99 SW, Centralia WA 98531

Rooms available November 1-3

Family Suite: $99 | Majestic Bear Suite $253 | Grand Bear Suite $253

(Family Suite sleeps 4-6 | Majestic Bear and Grand Bear sleeps 6-8)

Daily Resort Fee: $19.99

Cutoff Date for Reservations: October 20, 2017

Central Reservations Department: 1-866-941-9653

Reservation #: 1711ACTE


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