Register Now for the 2013 National Career Clusters® Institute

Register Now for the 2013 National Career Clusters® Institute: Achieving Excellence

PrintAt the National Career Clusters® Institute in Fort Worth, TX on June 10-12, we are pleased to share sessions that promote the use of Career Clusters® to drive collaboration and innovation in state and local education and workforce systems. Among the numerous breakout sessions, pre sessions and general sessions, you’re sure to find the Institute a rich, exciting experience!

Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration

Our Institute Web site will provide all the information you need about Early Bird registration, available now until April 1, 2013; hotel reservations (book your room by May 17 to receive our special group rate); pre sessions (available June 9 and 10, additional fee applies) and our exciting breakout sessions!

Awesome General Session Speakers

Opening General Session Speaker Dr. Randall Pinkett

DrPinkett4 (272x400)You may know Dr. Pinkett as a winner of NBC’s hit reality TV show “The Apprentice” with Donald Trump.

He will share “The Three Essential Mindsets to Compete in the 21st Century” showing how these trends are having a tremendous impact on our nation’s education and development systems. These three trends are contributing to a new landscape that requires new ways of thinking – or new mindsets – to be competitive in the 21st century.

As an advocate of Career Clusters® and a leader in Career Technical Education, what can you do to make sure that your classroom, your program, your institution or your state are preparing students to embrace these new ‘mindsets’ and to be competitive in the 21st Century?

Dr. Pinkett will share how Career Clusters® be used as an effective strategy to ensure student success in this ever-changing economy and society.

Closing General Session Speaker Mr. Rick Delano

Generational theorist Rick Delano will illustrate how to understand today’s youth generation in “Preparing Millennials for the Workplace” – our newest workers, teachers, voters, military recruits and parentsRick Delano Photo 2013 (267x400). As Career Technical Education leaders, how are we preparing them to be the workforce we need?

How can we share the message of Career Clusters® to these individuals in a purposeful way within our existing programmatic structures, to prepare them to succeed?

The oldest Millennial is now 31. We know them as our sons and daughters, perhaps as our grandchildren.

What you will learn about them as a generation will surprise, intrigue, inspire and inform you.

The conference kicks of at 1 p.m. June 10 and wraps up at Noon June 12. Pre sessions are offered afternoon of June 9 and morning of June 10.

Aimed toward providing a venue for sharing of effective practices, ideas, and research, the Institute is designed to increase student success and ensure our nation’s economic growth and security. What are Career Clusters®? Learn more

Ramona Schescke, Member Services Manager


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