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Monday, February 11 • 11:15am - 12:15pm

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For years, our society has incorrectly deemed Career and Technical Education (CTE), formerly Vocational Education, classes as only for the "difficult" or "struggling" students and/or those who were not college-bound. Research has busted these myths. Learn how CTE provides valuable options for students to learn real-world skills for college (or other postsecondary training) AND rewarding careers.

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Marci Johnson

Director, Illinois State Board of Education
Marci Johnson has been with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) for ten years. She is the Director of Teaching and Learning. She works with Career and Technical Education, Competency Based Education and the Illinois Learning Standards. She is the Outreach Coordinator for... Read More →
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Steve Parrott

Principal Consultant, Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield
I am in my 11th year with the ISBE and serve as the Technology and Engineering Education Principal Consultant. My major responsibilities include grant management of Career and Technical Education state funds as well as federal Perkins funds. In addition to grant management administration... Read More →

Mehaffy Whitney

Principal Consultant, Health Science Technology, Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield

Monday February 11, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm PST
Superior B 407 East North Water Street, Chicago IL