Turn Your Organization into an Enrollment, Retention and Performance Powerhouse; Sept. 26, 1:00–4:30 p.m.
Make the most of your Best Practices workshop through this immersive workshop, where you’ll discover TVET’s exclusive competitive advantage and how to leverage it to create a powerful narrative of value. Mark’s innovative strategies include Education with Purpose®, the Career Tree®, and many other tools that are changing the game for TVET. You and your team will join thousands of colleagues across globe who are using these cutting-edge best practices to make a bigger difference — enrolling, retaining and motivating generations Y and Z like never before.
Teach Like TED; Lead Like TED; Sept. 26, 8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
How do the communication principles that enable thousands of thought-leaders to influence from the TED stage apply to your role as a leader? An understanding of the role of influence to develop meaningful connections and relationships is critical to creating change and impacting those around you.
This workshop reveals how the leadership principles and presentation styles found in the most viewed TED Talks can be applied to your role in technical and vocational education training and impacts your ability to communicate ideas in a powerful way as you connect with and influence those around you in your school, district, and for advocacy.
What Every Administrator and Executive Staff Needs to Know; Sept. 26; 1:00–4:30 p.m.
Are you Bi-lingual? Can you speak in education and workforce terminology? Administering TVET requires an array of skills including understanding your employment community, building staff trust, board relationships, financing/budgeting, assessing the quality of programs and addressing students’ technical and academic preparation.
Workforce Readiness for a Global Economy: Train the Trainer; Sep. 26, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00pm
If students are to graduate prepared to for work in a global economy, they must have the workforce readiness skills that will allow them to work on international teams and with people from diverse backgrounds. This session will help you return home and train educators on what the skills of global competence are, how they link to TVET career pathways, and how to start integrating global content into what is already being taught in TVET classrooms. Bring your laptop or tablet. When you leave the session you should be able to:
- What skills are necessary for success in the global economy?
- Why are global skills critical for TVET programs?
- Why is global competence important for jobs in my local community?
- How does teaching through a global lens align to the standards I’m teaching?
- How can I begin to make local connections to global issues in my TVET courses to more deeply engage my students