Professional Development Calendars

Professional Development Opportunities!

Program Specialists
Programs
⇑Top⇑
AgricultureAg eonc 3Bruce WatkinsFire Service 3 pngwelding 6
Agricultural, Welding, and Community Service Careers
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Phone: 602-364-1643  **  [email protected]
Agribusiness Systems 01.0100.90
Air Force ROTC 28.0202.00
Animal Systems 01.0100.40
Army ROTC 28.0301.00
Environmental Service Systems 01.0100.00
Fire Service 43.0100.00
Food Products and Processing Systems 01.0100.20
Law, Public Safety and Security 43.0200.00
Natural Renewable Resources Systems 01.0100.50
Navy/Marine ROTC
28.0401.00
Plant Systems
01.0100.30
Power, Structural and Technical Systems
01.0100.60
Welding Technologies
48.0508.00
Calendar of Events
August 19-20, 2016 – “AATA Ag Fall Conference” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: $70+
AATA Fall Conference Registration  – Registration closes August 5
September 10, 2016 – “Ag Workshop” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: $400
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
September 19, 2016 – “Welding Advisory Committee Meeting” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: No Fee
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
October 1, 2016 – “Ag Workshop – Laminated Topographic Maps” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: $45
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
October 8, 2016 – Ag Mechanic CDE” – Gilbert –
Registration Fee: FREE
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
October 5, 2016 – “Team Ag Ed Meeting” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: No Fee
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
October 11, 2016 – “DNA/Plant/Water Workshop” – Westwood HS –
Registration Fee: $20
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
December 3, 2016 – “Ag Workshop – Wiring Board” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: $95
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
January 20-21, 2017 – “Peoria Assessment Mini Camp/Super Saturday” – Peoria –
Registration Fee: Free
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
February 10, 2017 – “ADE Welding Standards vs AWS, Sense Level 1 and NCCER” – AZ Western College – Yuma
Registration Fee: $20
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
February 17, 2017 – “DNA/Plant/Water Workshop” – Westwood HS –
Registration Fee: $20
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
February 17-18, 2017 – “Perform Multi-pass GTAW fillet Welds” – Mohave CC –
Registration Fee: $550
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
March 14, 2017 – “Team Ag Meeting” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: Free
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
April 17, 2017 – “Welding Advisory Committee Meeting” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: No Fee
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
June TBD, 2017 – “Ag Tours” – Southern Arizona-
Registration Fee: $100
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
June 12-15, 2017 – “Welding – California Shipyards” – California –
Registration Fee: $TBD
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
July TBD, 2017 – “Welding Symbol, Interpret Welding Symbol on Drawing” – Mohave CC –
Registration Fee: $TBD
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]

⇑Top⇑

AZ Business and Marketing EducationShea Padilla
CMT LogoBusiness, Marketing, and Media Education
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Phone: 602-542-5049  **  [email protected]
Accounting and Related Services 52.0300.00
Advertising and Public Relations 52.1800.30
Animation 10.0200.60
Business Management and Administrative Services 52.0200.00
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 52.0400.00
Digital Communications 10.0200.40
Digital Photography 10.0200.50
Digital Printing
10.0200.20
Entertainment Marketing
52.1800.40
Entrepreneurship 52.1800.50
Film and TV 10.0200.90
Financial Services 52.0800.00
Graphic/Web Design 10.0200.30
Music/Audio Production 10.0200.00
Professional Sales and Marketing 52.1800.20
Calendar of Events
October 14, 2016 – “How to Teach Adobe InDesign” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $235
Information: Contact Shea Padilla – Phone: 602-542-5049  [email protected]
November 4, 2016 – “Master of Light: Digital Photography” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $210
Information: Contact Shea Padilla – Phone: 602-542-5049  [email protected]
December 9, 2016 – “Everything You Wanted to Know About Work-Based Learning” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $100
Information: Contact Shea Padilla – Phone: 602-542-5049  [email protected]
February 3, 2017- “Creative Branding and Logo Design” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $210
Information: Contact Shea Padilla – Phone: 602-542-5049  [email protected]
March 3, 2017- “Master of Post-Processing: Editing in Bridge, Photoshop and Lightroom” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $210
Information: Contact Shea Padilla – Phone: 602-542-5049  [email protected]
⇑Top⇑
Education and Training Logo Education and Training
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Temp Contact Phone: 602-542-4365  **  [email protected]
Early Childhood Education 13.1210.00 Education Professions 13.1200.00
Calendar of Events
For all current Education and Training ADE Trainings and Professional Development Workshops go to https://ems.azed.gov/Home/Calendar and search for the program title or area and in New Events on the bottom right!
September 23 – October 22, 2016 – “The Art of Making: Create, Play and Engineer the World of STEAM” – AZ Science Center (Phoenix) – Registration Fee: $400
The Art of Making Registration – Registration closes September 12
October 1, 2016 – “Grow Vocabulary with Technology” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $100
Grow Vocabulary with Technology Registration – Registration closes September 17
November 17, 2016 and February 3, 2017 – “Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $350
Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar  Registration – Registration closes November 3
January 28, 2017 – “Spruce Up Your Centers with Technology” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $100
Spruce Up Your Centers with Technology Registration – Registration closes January 14
⇑Top⇑
Engineering Sciences LogoIT LogoTracy RexroatMFG Logo
Engineering Sciences, Manufacturing and Information Technologies
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Phone: 602-364-0322  **  [email protected]
Automation/Robotics 48.0500.20
Computer Maintenance 15.1200.20
Electronic Technologies 15.0300.00
Engineering Sciences 15.0000.00 
Network Technologies 15.1200.30
Precision Machining 48.0500.30
Software Development 15.1200.40
Web Page Development 15.1200.50
Calendar of Events
August 20, 2016 – “Laser Etching Technologies” – Glendale –
Registration Fee: $25
Information: Contact Tracy Rexroat – Phone: 602-364-0322  [email protected]
September 10, 2016 – “The Certified Ethical Hacker” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Contact Tracy Rexroat – Phone: 602-364-0322  [email protected]
October 1, 2016 – “Cyber Range Tour” –  Tempe –
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Contact Tracy Rexroat – Phone: 602-364-0322  [email protected]
October 26, 2016 – “Open Resource Roundtable” –  Tempe –
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Contact Tracy Rexroat – Phone: 602-364-0322  [email protected]
November 5, 2016 – “Industrial Safety Tour” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Contact Tracy Rexroat – Phone: 602-364-0322  [email protected]
⇑Top⇑
FACS LOGOTracie Carmel
Family and Consumer Sciences
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Phone: 602-542-1838  **  [email protected]
Culinary Arts 12.0500.00
Fashion Design and Merchandising 52.1900.20
Hospitality Management 52.0900.00
Interior Design 52.1900.30
Calendar of Events
2016 and 2017 Summer Institutes – “NRAEF Summer Institutes – Four Levels –
Basic, Advanced, Mastery and Spotlight Series” –
Registration Fee: $675 per level
Summer Institute Registration – Sponsored by Darden Restaurant Foundation – In this dynamic and interactive environment, educators have the opportunity to:
Earn restaurant/foodservice educator certification
Learn from faculty composed of nationally recognized content experts
Network among peers
Tour restaurant and foodservice facilities
Receive classroom materials
October 8, 2016 – “Arizona Culinary Institute ACI” – Scottsdale
Registration Fee: $100
Information: Contact Tracie Carmel – Phone: 602-542-1838  [email protected]
October 12-15, 2016 – “Phoenix Fashion Week” – Scottsdale
Registration Fee: TBD
Phoenix Fashion Week – Information and Registration
December 5, 2016 – “Discover Agritopia” – Glendale –
Registration Fee: $60
Information: Contact Tracie Carmel – Phone: 602-542-1838  [email protected]
Agritopia® community is something of a modern day village set within the urban fabric of the Phoenix metro area. The name says it all: Agritopia® is about preserving urban agriculture and integrating it into the most neighborly, well-designed community possible.
 ⇑Top⇑
Health EmblemCosmetology 10
Health Careers Education
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Temp Contact Phone: 602-542-4365  **  [email protected]
Bioscience 41.0100.00
Cosmetology
12.0400.00
Dental Assisting 51.0600.00
Emergency Medical Services 51.0900.30
Laboratory Assisting 51.0800.30
Medical Assisting Services 51.0800.60
Medical Imaging Support Services 51.0800.40
Mental and Social Health Services 51.1500.00  
Nursing Services 51.3900.00
Pharmacy Support Services 51.0800.20
Respiratory Therapy Technician 51.0900.20
Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Services 51.0800.50
Surgical Technician 51.0900.40
Therapeutic Massage 51.3500.00
Veterinary/Animal Health Technician/Veterinary Assistant 51.0808.00
Calendar of Events
September 10, 2016 – “Building a Better Classroom for Health Career Instructors” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $35
Building a Better Classroom for Health Careers Instructors Registration – Registration closes August 31
September 17, 2016 – “Perry Outreach Program” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: No Fee
Information: Contact Jan Brite – Phone: 602-542-4365  [email protected]
October 8, 2016 – “DNA Bar Coding” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $100
DNA Bar Coding Registration – Registration closes September 23
October 15, 2016 – “Scientific and Crime Scene Documentation AKA Lab Notebooking” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $65
Science Notebooking Registration – Registration closes September 30
November 4, 2016 – “Medical Boot Camp” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $20
Medical Boot Camp Registration – Registration closes October 21 
November 18, 2016 – “Biotechnician Assistant Credentialing Exam” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: Free
Biotechnician Assistant Credentialing Exam Registration – Registration closes November 4
January TBD, 2017 – “CNA Educators Retreat” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Contact Jan Brite – Phone: 602-542-4365  [email protected]
February 18, 2017 – “Body Art” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $30
Body Art Registration – Registration closes February 3
⇑Top⇑
ITE LogoCindy Gutierrez
Industrial Technologies Education
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Phone: 602-542-5515  **  [email protected]
Aircraft Mechanics 47.0600.50
Air Transportation 49.0100.00
Architectural Drafting 15.1300.20
Automotive Collision Repair 47.0600.30
Automotive Technologies 47.0600.20
Cabinetmaking 46.0400.40
Carpentry 46.0400.30
Construction Technologies 46.0400.20
Diesel Engine Repair 47.0600.40
Electronic Drafting 15.1300.30
Environmental Control Technologies-Water Operator 15.0506.00
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning 47.0200.00
Heavy Equipment Operations 49.0200.00

Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies
47.0300.00
Industrial Electrician 46.0300.30
Mechanical Drafting 15.1300.40

Residential Electrician 46.0300.20
Calendar of Events
October 1, 2016 – “Snap-On Precision Measurement” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: No Fee
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
Fall 2016 – “NCCER Instructor Certification Training Program ICTP” – TBD –
Registration Fee: $275
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
Fall 2016 – “Design Data in Education SDS/2 Software Training” – TBD –
Registration Fee: Free
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
Fall 2016 – “Construction Standards” – TBD –
Registration Fee: $40
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
Fall 2016/Spring 2017 – “Masonry Madness” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: Free
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
December 8-10, 2016 – “Certified Solidworks Associate Training” – Glendale –
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
June TBD, 2017 – “ADOSH Tours/Presentations” – TBD –
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
July 2017 – “Drafting Workshops – ACTEAZ Summer Conference” – Tuscon –
Registration Fee: Free
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
July 2017 – “Automotive Workshops- ACTEAZ Summer Conference” – Tuscon –
Registration Fee: $120
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
July 2017 – “Estimating Materials- ACTEAZ Summer Conference” – Tuscon –
Registration Fee: $40
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
July 2017 – “Masonry Training – ACTEAZ Summer Conference” – Tuscon –
Registration Fee: $60
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
July 2017 – “Plumbing Training – ACTEAZ Summer Conference” – Tuscon –
Registration Fee: $60
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
July 2017 – “Industry Standards for Construction – Industry Tours” – Various –
Registration Fee: $40
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
October TBD, 2017 – “Safety Management OSHA” – TBD –
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
⇑Top⇑
Technical Theatre LogoRobert WallerArts Management Logo
Performing Arts Education
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Phone: 602-364-3015**   [email protected]
Arts Management 50.0500.30 Technical Theatre 50.0500.20
Calendar of Events
November TBD, 2016 – “Thespian Festival” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Technical Theatre and Arts Management Industry updates
⇑Top⇑
Interdisciplinary Professional Development
Calendar of Events
ADE/CTE Interdisciplinary
For all current ADE Trainings and Workshops go to https://ems.azed.gov/ and search for the program title or area and in New Events on the bottom right!
December 9, 2016 – “Everything You Wanted to Know About Work-Based Learning” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $100
Information: Contact Shea Padilla
 – Phone: 602-542-5049  [email protected]
 Arizona K12 Center
September 20, 2016 – “Sun Corridor Networking Day” – Flagstaff –
Registration Fee: FREE
Sun Corridor Networking Day Registration – Registration closes September 9
Learn how Sun Corridor Network creates unique opportunities for real-world, interactive and engaged learning environments; Discover possibilities for teaching and learning though; collaborations with other member institutions; Hear the latest news on E-Rate and plan for the 2017 application cycle; Connect with technology leaders in K-12, higher education, business and government.
September 23-24 and October 21-22, 2016 – “The Art of Making: CREATE, Play and Engineer the World of STEAM” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $400
The Art of Making: CREATE, Play and Engineer the World of STEAM registration – Registration closes September 12
October 1, 2016 – “Grow Vocabulary with Technology” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $100
Grow Vocabulary with Technology Registration – Registration closes September 17
November 17, 2016 and February 3, 2017 – “Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $350
Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar  Registration – Registration closes November 3
January 28, 2017 – “Spruce Up Your Centers with Technology” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $100
Spruce Up Your Centers with Technology Registration – Registration closes January 14
Interdisciplinary
October 5-8, 2016 – 55th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: K-12 Educators $150 and Free Sessions/Standard Registration $295 and Free Sessions

55th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference Registration – Registration closes September 26
The conference features a diverse selection of professional development workshops on economic and financial literacy geared for elementary, middle and high school levels. Topics include pedagogy and resources, curriculum strategy for schools/school districts, teaching strategies, assessment and research, new programs and best practices. In addition to the workshops, outstanding speakers address current economic and financial topics to enable educators to bring these perspectives back to their classrooms. The conference also features special roundtable sessions led by master teachers to discuss shared issues and successes, and informal opportunities for networking.
Developmental Resources –  Professional Development for Educators and Counselors
Developmental Resources providing instructor-led continuing education. Calling upon nationally renowned authors and experts in the areas of relational aggression, behavior management, groundbreaking teaching strategies, working with students with emotional/behavioral challenges, school safety and innovative counseling techniques, Developmental Resources offers a host of webinars, public seminars, on-site training options and national conferences.