SAVE the DATE!
KSDE, Career and Technical Education, is planning a jump-start to the FY 2012 school year by offering a "Career and Technical Education Drive-In Workshop 2011 opportunity. The workshop will be held Monday, August 8, 2011 at the Highland Hotel and Convention Center, 3017 West 10th Street, Great Bend KS 67530, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The purpose of this one-day workshop is to assist administrators, counselors and CTE/Academic teachers to implement quality career clusters/pathways that prepare students to meet graduation and career ready requirements. This workshop will give participants the tools they need to build and maintain successful career clusters/pathways!
To register for the workshop, go to the following link: http://events.ksde.org/default.aspx?tabid=544. A block of 100 rooms has been reserved at the Highland Hotel and Convention Center. The following information has been provided by the hotel:
Rooms will be held until July 15, 2011.
Arrival Date: Sunday, August 7, 2011
Departure Date: Monday, August 8, 2011
Room Rate: $60 (Government Rate)
Taxes: Room rate is subject to current applicable state and local taxes, which are presently at 13.05%. With proper tax exemption forms, the rate is subject to local occupancy tax which is presently at 5%.
Reservation Procedure: Call the Hotel Reservations department at 620-792-2431 or toll free at 866-212-7122. To receive the contracted rate, participants will need to identify the group name as KSDE Drive-In Workshop. Reservations not made my July 15, 2011 will be honored on a space available basis. Check in time begins at 4:00 p.m. and check out time is 11:00 a.m. The room rate is quoted for 1 to 4 person occupancy. Please no internet reservations as they will not reflect towards the room block and a higher rate may be charged.
Topics may include but are not limited to: Rigorous Program of Study, Professional Learning Toolkit, Best Practices, Articulation Agreements, Assessment, Pathway Updates, and Proficiency-based Credit.
Kirk Haskins, MBA, BA
Education Program Consultant - Business Management