2015 Conference Program - Click Here


Online Conference Registration will close January 29, 2015 at Noon.  Any registrations not submitted by this time must be made on-site and will be processed at the on-site fee.

 CTE: Learning that Works for Michigan

     February 2-3, 2015

    The Amway Grand Plaza Hotel    

      Grand Rapids, Michigan    

Why attend the Michigan Career Education Conference?

  • Discover the critical partnerships between education, business, and industry that lead to strong CTE programs
  • Learn about successful CTE programs that support student achievement and the economy
  • Acquire new and innovative strategies to improve student preparation for careers and college
  • Discover how technology and innovation are changing the way CTE programs are delivered
  • Learn how CTE is preparing students for a highly skilled workforce with career specific technical skills, strong work ethics, and employability skills desired by employers in a knowledge economy
  • Provide access to vendors to learn about new resources, products, and services available to assist with program implementation and with positive program outcomes

Who should attend?

Academic Educators   Administrators
Business/Community Partners   Career Development/Counselors
Career and Technical Educators   Special Populations Professionals
Secondary Educators   Postsecondary Educators


Topics Covered:

Academic Integration                   Apprenticeships
Articulation Agreements and Tech Prep                   Career Awareness and Assessment
Career Clusters/Career Pathways                   Career Development Strategies
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Programs                   Community College Partnerships
CTE Technical Skills Assessment                   Curriculum Development
Developing Alternative Energy and Green Jobs                   Dual Enrollment/Early and Middle College Programs
Educational Development Plans (EDPs)/Portfolios                   High School Redesign
Labor Market Trends and Emerging Occupations                   Multiculturalism and Diversity Appreciation
High School Requirements                   Programs of Study, Secondary/Postsecondary Career Cluster Alignment
Skills and/or Learning Assessments                   STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics