On Friday March 1, 2024, VALEES and Waubonsee Community College will host the annual Career and Technical Education focused professional development conference. This is an in-person conference and is free of cost. Space at the conference is first reserved for Waubonsee and VALEES member district educators. Educators outside the region are welcome to attend on a space available basis.
Next conference, Friday, March 1, 2024.
2023 program guide and registration
2022 Program guide and conference materials
Conference materials folder. Please check here for materials shared during conference workshops. Examples include presentation slides and handouts.
2021 Session recordings and materials
5E Lesson Writing & CTE – ILCTE
EL Learners in CTE – Ivette Dubiel and Mark Williams
Remote Strategies for CTE Teachers – Amanda Bastoni, CAST
Who’s Going to Read This? Creating Student Voice and Authentic in Your Classroom – Katey Armstrong and Katie Phillips
Picture the Process: Application of UDL Principles – Rachel Conover – Picture the Process site (goes live after 3/7/21)
Strong CTE is More Than Coursework – Tracey Sanderson, HBR High School
Applying UDL to Support Perkins V Special Populations – Amanda Bastoni, CAST
Automotive Technology program committee
Business, Marketing and Accounting program committee
CAD and PLTW program committee
Construction and Woods program committee
Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management program committee
Graphic Communications program committee
Health Occupations program committee
BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS FOR AMERICA’S FUTURE 2019
Addressing Mental Health Issues: Strategies for Teachers – Dr. Toni Tollerud
Social Emotional Learning and Employability Skills
BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS FOR AMERICA’S FUTURE 2018
BUILDING PARTERNSHIPS FOR AMERICA’S FUTURE 2017
BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS FOR AMERICA’S FUTURE 2016: PRESENTER DOCUMENTS
American Heartland Bank – job descriptions for five different positions
BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS FOR AMERICA’S FUTURE 2015: PRESENTER DOCUMENTS
DR. TONI TOLLERUD
National High School Center Goals: College and Career Development Organizer
DIGITAL PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
Making Your Design Portfolio Appealing to Employers, Andy Clements, Weblinx Inc.
Chicago Portfolio School, Heather Vanisko