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Professional Learning Opportunities and Events

Join us for one of our workshops, or take a look at upcoming opportunities throughout the region.

If you are looking for information from a previous workshop, you may find it on our Workshop Resources page. 

For Educators

CTE Instructors Network - Instructional Practice

Work-Based Learning

  • Learn new strategies to incorporate industry into your classroom experience, enhance student essential skills, and join our list of educators who can make requests for industry needs. 

  • Contact Alex Becker to schedule a district or site work-based learning training. 

CTE and VAPA Leadership Crossover Event

Take Action for the Environment

  • October 15-16, 2019 at the SDG&E Energy Innovation Center

  • Engage in hands on learning and get access to curriculum brought to you by Energize Schools

  • Offered at no cost thanks to an Environmental Literacy Grant

  • Take Action for the Environment Flier 

  • Registration

Join our Middle School College and Career Readiness Series: Passion, Purpose, Potential and Pathways: How Educators Leverage Middle Schooler Interests.

Arts Empower Mega Conference

  • October 17, 2019 in Balboa Park

  • Will include sessions for Media Arts teachers

Perkins Workshop
  • SAVE THE DATE: October 25 at NCREC in San Marcos


Ongoing Opportunities

  • The Fleet Science Center is offering after school and Saturday Teacher Professional Development free of charge! You can also join their Teacher Partner Program for free admission and access to other great opportunities.

  • The SDG&E Energy Innovation Center has amazing free workshops designed for industry and they are a perfect fit for many CTE teachers across sectors!  Some great sessions coming up include Sustainable Strategies for Business, LEED Green Associate Training, Build a Better Burger with a focus on commercial kitchens, and more.  You can also bring your students on a tour! Let us know if you're interested and we can help get you set up.