Techniques Magazine Techniques March 2011 : Page 56

INSIDE AC t E acTE Board of Directors Election results ACTE thanks all members who voted during the 2011 Board of Directors election. The results have been received and verified and ACTE is pleased to an -nounce the results as follows: • President-elect is Karen Mason from Granby, Missouri. She is the family and consumer sciences teacher at East Newton High School. Mason will join the Board in July 2011. • Region I vice president is Bob Scarborough from Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a director at Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Develop-ment. Scarborough will join the Board in July 2011. • Marketing Education Division vice president is LeAnn Dinsdale from Corpus Christi, Texas. She is a marketing teacher at Tuloso-Midway High School. Dinsdale will join the Board in July 2011. • Adult Workforce Development Division vice president-elect is Andrea Pogue from Stillwater, Oklahoma. She is an adult and career development consultant at the Oklahoma Depart-ment of Career and Technology Education. Pogue will join the Board in July 2012. is worth the investment. You’re encour -aged to make the commitment now to make a difference by attending the 2011 National Policy Seminar. For more infor-mation or to register, please visit www. acteonline.org/nps.aspx . to provide CTE professors and educators with scholarly/professional development opportunities while at the same time benefitting the ACTE membership as a whole. Interested in spending three to six months working with ACTE? A monthly stipend is provided. Visit the ACTE Web site for more information on the Scholar-in-Residence program at www.acteonline.org/employment. aspx#scholar , and the Practitioner-in-Residence program at www.acteonline. org/employment.aspx#practitioner . consuLtAtive services Mark Your calendars Now for St. Louis The 2010 ACTE Annual Convention and Career Tech Expo may have come and gone, but the 2011 event is just around the corner! Mark your calendars now for the 2011 Annual Convention and Career Tech Expo, November 17-19, in St. Louis, Missouri. St. Louis is known as the Gate-way to the West. Let it become your gate -way to quality professional development, an extensive exhibit hall and excellent networking. Get the latest information by visiting www.acteconvention.com . acTE Offering consulting Services ACTE announces a new service that offers a wide variety of customized op-tions to support organizational develop-ment, and to drive school improvement. As a leader in CTE, ACTE is a trusted resource for schools, districts and state educational agencies. The ACTE Con-sulting Service has gathered a cadre of knowledgeable and experienced experts to provide a range of services, including strategic planning, leadership develop-ment, marketing, data collection and analysis, energy sustainability program development and facilities management. Our expert consultants have a long his-tory of supporting CTE teachers and leaders throughout the United States and internationally. For more information about the consulting services, please con-tact Jan Bray at jbray@acteonline.org. Scholar and Practitioner in residence National Policy Seminar: March 7–9 Career and technical education (CTE) advocates are needed this year more than ever before. The recent election resulted in many new Members of Congress and new staff who are unaware of CTE’s value. This compounds an already chal-lenging budget atmosphere; it is an uphill battle to convince Washington that CTE ACTE is pleased to announce Coleen Keffeler and Linda Moyer as the first two Practitioners in Residence. Both Practitioners will begin their work with ACTE this summer. Although the Practitioner in Residence positions have been filled for summer 2011, applications are accepted on a rolling basis for projects proposed for other times of the year. The intent of the Scholar-in-Residence and the Practitioner-in-Residence programs is Member-Get-a-Member campaign A strong word-of-mouth campaign is the surest way to promote the growth of ACTE. Seventy-eight percent of people www.acteonline.org 56 Techniques March 2011

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