2015 VACTEA Annual Conference:
CTE: Essential to the New Virginia Economy
This year's conference will be held at the Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel & Suites, October 14-16. Pre-conference for new administrators will be held October 13.
- Read the conference announcement.
- Register for the conference.
- Make hotel reservations, or call 800-261-9530 (Monday–Friday, 8:30–5) and use code 35112 (hotel property map).
- Download the call for presenters.
- Pay VACTEA, Virginia ACTE, and ACTE dues.
The 2014 annual conference was held at the Omni Richmond Hotel from Sept. 24-26. The conference was held in conjunction with the ACTE Region II conference.
More than 40 new administrators attended the VACTEA pre- conference activity on Sept. 23, and state Superintendent Steven R. Staples gave welcoming remarks at the general opening session.
Guest speaker Scott Warren of the Southern Regional Education Board delivered remarks on The Leader's Role in Implementing Authentic Project-Based Learning.
In addition to policy updates, the VACTEA 2014 Virginia Department of Education Office of Career and Technical Education Services brought greetings and provided an update.
The second general session featured a keynote address by Dr. Bill Bosher, distinguished professor of public policy at Virginia Commonwealth University.