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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
June 6-9, 2016 – “A Taste of Welding” – Yuma
Registration Fee: $300
A Taste of Welding Registration – Registration closes April 22
June 8, 2016 – “Interpret Welding Symbols & Perform Multi-pass GTAW Fillet Welds” – Kingman
Registration Fee: $30
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
June 20-24, 2016 – “Economics Boot Camp” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $299
Economics Boot Camp Registration – Registration closes June 13
June 14-17, 2016 – “Summer Tours” – Southern California
Registration Fee: $450
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
August 19-20, 2016 – “Ag Fall Conference” – TBD
Registration Fee: $100
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
September 10, 2016 – “Ag Workshop” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: $395
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]
September 21, 2016 – “Team Ag Ed Meeting” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: No Fee
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
October 1, 2016 – “Ag Workshop” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: $45
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
October TBD, 2016 – Ag Mechanic CDE” – TBD –
Registration Fee: $20
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” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: $95
Information: Contact Bruce Watkins  602-364-1643   [email protected]
January TBD, 2017 – “Peoria Assessment Mini Camp” – 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 –
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]
April 14, 2017 – “Team Ag Ed Meeting” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: No Fee
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]

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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 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
Journalism 10.0200.40
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]
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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!
June 19-22,2016 – “Innovative Teaching Strategies-Math, Science and Music” – Atlanta
Registration Fee: $425 – $525 Bundle
Innovative Teaching Strategies-Math, Science and Music Registration 
July 18, 2016 – “Read On Arizona: When Arizona Reads, Arizona Thrives” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: Free
ACTEAz Summer Conference registration
July 18, 2016 – “Education Professions: Enhance Your Program with Educators Rising” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: Free
ACTEAz Summer Conference registration
July 18, 2016 – “Investigation-based Teaching Practices to Support Continuous Quality Improvement in ECE” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: Free
ACTEAz Summer Conference registration
July 18, 2016 – “KODO Kids: Fostering Mature Play and STEM Investigations” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: Free
ACTEAz Summer Conference registration
July 18, 2016 – “Moving Your Teaching Practice Forward with NBCT, Lesson2Life and other Professional Development Opportunities” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: Free
ACTEAz Summer Conference registration
July 18, 2016 – “#Teachlike TED in Early Childhood Education and Education Professions” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: Free
ACTEAz Summer Conference registration
July 19, 2016 – “Early Childhood Pathways and Career Possibilities” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: Free
ACTEAz Summer Conference registration
July 19, 2016 – “Education On The Horizon: Inviting Students Into Special Education Professions” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: Free
ACTEAz Summer Conference registration
July 19, 2016 – “Educators Rising Advisors Update” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: Free
ACTEAz Summer Conference registration
July 19, 2016 – “Community College Pathways for Degree Completion and Careers” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: Free
ACTEAz Summer Conference registration
July 19, 2016 – “Early Childhood and Education Professions Standards Update” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: Free
ACTEAz Summer Conference registration
July 19, 2016 – “The Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry” – Tucson
Registration Fee: Free
ACTEAz Summer Conference registration
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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]
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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
June 14-16, 2016 – “Culinary Camp” – Glendale –
Registration Fee: $275
Culinary Camp Registration – Registration closes May 27
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
June 12 – July 17, 2016 – “Culinary Arts Summer Educator Programs” – Denver and Miami –
Registration Fee: $595
Culinary Arts Summer Educator Programs – Information and Registration
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 TBD, 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.
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Health EmblemDebra James Cosmetology 10
Health Careers Education
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Phone: 602-364-1368  **  [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
July 5-6, 2016 – “Bioscience 101” – Tucson
Registration Fee: $240
Bioscience 101 Registration – Registration closes June 3 
TBD, 2016 – “How to Improve CNA Test Scores” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: N/A
Information: Contact Debra James – Phone: 602-364-1368  [email protected]
September 10, 2016 – “Building a Better Classroom for Health Career Instructors” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $30
Information: Contact Debra James – Phone: 602-364-1368  [email protected]
September 17, 2016 – “Perry Outreach Program” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: No Fee
Information: Contact Debra James – Phone: 602-364-1368  [email protected]
October 8, 2016 – “DNA Bar Coding” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $35
Information: Contact Debra James – Phone: 602-364-1368  [email protected]
October 15, 2016 – “Scientific and Crime Scene Documentation AKA Lab Notebooking” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $65
Information: Contact Debra James – Phone: 602-364-1368  [email protected]
November 4, 2016 – “Medical Boot Camp” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $20
Information: Contact Debra James – Phone: 602-364-1368  [email protected]
January TBD, 2017 – “CNA Educators Retreat” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Contact Debra James – Phone: 602-364-1368  [email protected]
February 18, 2017 – “Body Art” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $20
Information: Contact Debra James – Phone: 602-364-1368  [email protected]
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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
July 16, 2016 – “Surveying” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
July 17, 2016 – “Automotive Best Practices” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: $120
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
July 17, 2016 – “Electrical Wiring” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
July 18, 2016 – “Construction Career Pathways Event” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: $35
Construction Career Pathways Event Registration – Registration closes June 1
July 18, 2016 – “Implementing NCCER” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: No Fee
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
July 18-19, 2016 – “New Product Training” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: Included
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
July 19, 2016 – “Drafting Workshops” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
July 19, 2016 – “Solar Tech Tour” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
July 19, 2016 – “Math in CTE” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: No Fee
Information: Contact Cindy Gutierrez – Phone: 602-542-5515  [email protected]
Fall 2016 – “Automotive” – TBD –
Registration Fee: $40
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]
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]
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Robert Waller
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
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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!
June 3, 2016 – “iPad iOS Summit” – Las Vegas, Nevada –
Registration Fee: $199
IPad iOS Summit Information and Registration   – The EdTechTeam iPad EDU Summit experience includes an opening keynote, Apple Distinguished Educators, in-depth workshop sessions, and a wide variety of breakout sessions…all focused on the purposeful integration of the iPad for teaching and learning. 
June 4, 17, 30 and July 6, 2016 – ” CTE Assessment Improvement Institutes 2016″ – Phoenix – ADE –
Stipend: $200 for completion of one day session
2016 CTE Assessment Improvement Institutes ApplicationApplication deadline is April 29
Advertising and Public Relations – Aircraft Mechanics – Dental Assisting
Digital Printing – Entertainment Marketing – Air Transportation –
Emergency Medical Services – Laboratory Assisting – Entrepreneurship
Automotive Technologies – Health Information Technologies –
Medical Assisting –  Professional Sales and Marketing – Cabinetmaking
Therapeutic Massage –  Music & Audio Production – Carpentry –
Veterinary Assisting – Diesel Engine Repair – Heavy Equipment Operations
June 8-9, 2016 – “Brain Friendly Teaching – Kagan” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $349
Brain Friendly Teaching Registration
June 19-22, 2016 – “Innovative Teaching Strategies National Conference-Math, Science and Music” – Atlanta –
Registration Fee: $425 – $545 Bundle
Innovative Teaching Strategies National Conference Registration
Innovative Teaching Keynoter and NY Times Bestselling Author Jordan Ellenberg says that mathematical thinking goes beyond formulas and calculations – and seeks to explore and test the theoretical bottom-line.

  • New Approaches to Using Technology as a Teaching Tool
  • Innovative Applications Based on Brain Research
  • New Insights for Using Positive Behavior Supports
  • Recommended Do’s and Don’ts
  • Strategies for Reaching Students Who Are Negative Toward School
  • How to “Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire” – the Methods and Madness Used by Master Teachers
  • New School Improvement Initiatives Learned from National-Exemplary Programs
  • Techniques for Teaching Unmotivated Learners
  • Special Considerations for Reaching Economically Disadvantaged Students
  • Project-Based Learning Strategies
  • Tips for Teaching Academic Resiliency
  • Working with Students in Inclusive Settings
  • Instructional Techniques for Gifted Learners
  • Classroom Management Techniques the Increase Instruction Time
  • Strategies that Work in a Common Core World
  • How to Empower Students to Think Critically and Be Creative
  • Creative, Fresh, Ready-to-Use Activities and Techniques for Teachers 
June 20-24, 2016 – “Economics Boot Camp” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $299
Economics Boot Camp Registration – Registration closes June 13
July 6-9, 2016 – “Methods of Teaching CTE” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: $350
2016 ACOVA Methods of Teaching CTE Registration – Registration closes June 20
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 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
Developmental Resources
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.