Perkins Leadership for Professional Development

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Career and Technical Education is in a constant state of change in instructional strategies, technology integration, and content knowledge. Without this support, Kentucky’s Career and Technical teacher educators could not keep up with the challenging demands of their profession and support/teach those who will be affected by these changes. Of particular interest will be professional development in College and Career Readiness. The primary tool for the professional development is professional travel to state and national conferences to present and learn through conference proceedings, workshops, and presentations. Funding will specifically be used to attend the State CTE Conference held in July in Louisville, KY and one out of state conference to include either the National ACTE Vision Conference in Phoenix, AZ or the American Association for Agricultural Educators Conference in Raleigh, NC or the Southern Region of Agricultural Educators in Atlanta, GA. b) How will the information learned be shared with other faculty and staff? Upon completion of these conferences, the agricultural education program at the University of Kentucky will be able to: 1. share up to date knowledge, strategies, and content changes in agriculture to current and pre-service teachers. 2. examine research shared at conferences among post-secondary peers and work to collaborate on research affecting the commonwealth and specifically CTE in the commonwealth. 3. recognize needs of CTE teachers across the nation and how their needs relate to those in KY while working to solve problems of career and academic readiness At the secondary level throughout Kentucky, agricultural education programs will be affected by
Effective start/end date7/1/236/30/24


  • KY Department of Education: $6,000.00


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