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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  **  Bruce.Watkins@azed.gov
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
April 18, 2016 – “Welding Advisory Committee Meeting” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: Free
June 8, 2016 -“Interpret Symbols and Performance Welds” – Mohave CC –
Registration Fee: $30
Information: Industry and Standards Updates Ag/Welding 
June 6-9, 2016 – “A Taste of Welding” – Yuma
Registration Fee: $300
A Taste of Welding Registration – Registration closes April 22
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 – Facilitator: Bruce Watkins – 5 Tours 4 Days: Magnificent Andalusian Horses, Spectacular Rare and Exotic Plants, Sustainable Agriculture: Olives and Olive Products, Picturesque Vineyard Estate and San Diego Zoo Safari Park!
October 11, 2016 – “DNA/Plant/Water Workshop” – Westwood HS –
Registration Fee: $20
Information: Ag Industry and technology updates 
February 10, 2017 – “Welding Standards” – AZ Western College –
Registration Fee: $20
Information: ADE Welding Standards vs AWS, Sense Level1 and NCCER
February 17, 2017 – “DNA/Plant/Water Workshop” – Westwood HS –
Registration Fee: $20
Information: Ag Industry and technology updates
 

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Business and Marketing LogoShea PadillaCommunications Media Logo
Business, Marketing, and Media Education
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Phone: 602-542-5049  **  Shea.Padilla@azed.gov
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
How to Teach Adobe InDesign – Graphic/Web Design Industry Update Workshop
November 4, 2016 – “Master of Light: Digital Photography” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $235
Master of Light: Digital Photography – Digital Photography Industry Update Workshop
December 9, 2016 – “Everything You Wanted to Know About Work-Based Learning” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $100
Everything You Wanted to Know About Work-based Learning – Work-Based Learning Workshop
February 3, 2017- “Creative Branding and Logo Design” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $235
Creative Branding and Logo DesignGraphic/Web Design Industry Update Workshop
March 3, 2017- “Master of Post-Processing: Editing in Bridge, Photoshop and Lightroom” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $235
Master of Post-Processing: Editing in Bridge, Photoshop and LightroomDigital Photography Industry Update Workshop
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 Education and Training
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Temp Contact Phone: 602-542-4365  **  Jan.Brite@azed.gov
Early Childhood Education 13.1210.00 Education Professions 13.1200.00
Calendar of Events
April 16, 2016 – “Dice, Dominos & Decks of Cards for the 8 Mathematical Practices” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $100
Dice, Dominos & Decks of Cards for the 8 Mathematical Practices Registration
May 2, 2016 – “Language, Literacy, and Laughter” – Tucson
Registration Fee: $45
Language, Literacy, and Laughter Registration – Registration closes April 1
July TBD, 2016 – “Math and Music: A Natural Harmony” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: $55
Information – Math and music are virtually inseparable. Math is sometimes best introduced to young children through music
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Engineering Sciences LogoIT LogoTracy RexroatMFG Logo
Engineering Sciences, Manufacturing and Information Technologies
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Phone: 602-364-0322  **  Tracy.Rexroat@azed.gov
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: Interdisciplinary – Industry updates, technology in the classroom and WES Workplace Employability Skills 
September 10, 2016 – “The Certified Ethical Hacker” – Tucson –
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: IT – Industry updates and certification 
October 1, 2016 – “Cyber Range Tour” –  Tempe –
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: IT – Industry updates and WES Workplace Employability Skills 
October 26, 2016 – “Open Resource Roundtable” –  Tempe –
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: Interdisciplinary – Embedded Academics and technology in the classroom  
November 5, 2016 – “Industrial Safety Tour” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: TBD
Information: IT – Industry updates and WES Workplace Employability Skills  
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FACS LOGOTracie Carmel
Family and Consumer Sciences
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Phone: 602-542-1838  **  Tracie.Carmel@azed.gov
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
April 30, 2016 – “Emerging Designers” – online
Registration Fee: No Fee
Phoenix Fashion Week – Information   
April 30, 2016 – “Bread”Scottsdale –
Registration Fee: $100
Bread Registration
May 14, 2016 and every second Saturday – “Business and Fashion Seminar Series” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: Various
Phoenix Fashion Week – Information and Registration – use EDUCATE code for discount
June 14-16, 2016 – “Culinary Camp” – Glendale –
Registration Fee: $275
Culinary Camp Registration – Registration closes May 27
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 –  Phone: 602-542-1838  ** 
Tracie.Carmel@azed.gov
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
Discover Agritopia Farm to Table – Phone: 602-542-1838  **  Tracie.Carmel@azed.gov
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  **  Debra.James@azed.gov
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 – Regulations, organizational policies and property, responsibility in the workplace
September 10, 2016 – “Building a Better Classroom for Health Career Instructors” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $30
Information – One of two workshops
September 17, 2016 – “Perry Outreach Program” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: No Fee
Information – CNA Curriculum Development Workshop Application Process
October 8, 2016 – “DNA Bar Coding” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $35
Information – Bioscience Curriculum Development Workshop
October 15, 2016 – “Scientific and Crime Scene Documentation AKA Lab Notebooking” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $65
Information – Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development Workshop
November 4, 2016 – “Medical Boot Camp” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $20
Information – Medical Updates Workshop
January TBD, 2017 – “CNA Educators Retreat” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: TBD
Information – AZ Board of Nursing Industry Update Workshop
February 18, 2017 – “Body Art” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $20
Information – Health Careers Industry Update Workshop 
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ITE LogoCindy Gutierrez
Industrial Technologies Education
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Phone: 602-542-5515  **  Cindy.Gutierrez@azed.gov
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
May 31 – 2, 2016 – “Automotive Technologies Update 2016” – Chandler
Registration Fee: $75
Automotive Technologies Update 2016 Registration – Registration closes May 16
June TBD, 2016 – “Concrete Forms and Finishing” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: TBD
Concrete Forms and Finishing Registration
July 16, 2016 – “Surveying” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: TBD
Information – Contact Cindy Gutierrez
July 17, 2016 – “Automotive Best Practices” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: $120
Information – Contact Cindy Gutierrez 4 – 5 Sessions Hands-On Application Workshop 
July 17, 2016 – “Electrical Wiring” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: TBD
Information – Contact Cindy Gutierrez 
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 
July 18-19, 2016 – “New Product Training” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: Included
Information – Cost Included in Conference Registration
July 19, 2016 – “Drafting Workshops” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: TBD
Information – Contact Cindy Gutierrez
July 19, 2016 – “Solar Tech Tour” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: TBD
Information – Contact Cindy Gutierrez
July 19, 2016 – “Math in CTE” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: No Fee
Information – Contact Cindy Gutierrez 
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Robert Waller
Performing Arts Education
Fax: 602-542-5334  **  Phone: 602-364-3015**   Robert.Waller@azed.gov
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
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 19-22, 2016 – “Innovative Teaching Strategies National Conference” – Atlanta –
Registration Fee: $350 – $545
Innovative Teaching Strategies National Conference Registration – Early registration closes April 30
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
December 9, 2016 – “Everything You Wanted to Know About Work-Based Learning” – Phoenix –
Registration Fee: $100
Everything You Wanted to Know About Work-based Learning – Work-Based Learning Workshop
 
 Arizona K12 Center
April 16, 2016 – “Dice, Dominos & Decks of Cards for the 8 Mathematical Practices” – Phoenix
Registration Fee: $100
Dice, Dominos & Decks of Cards for the 8 Mathematical Practices Registration
May 2, 2016 – “Language, Literacy, and Laughter” – Tucson
Registration Fee: $45
Language, Literacy, and Laughter Registration – Registration closes April 1
May 31 – June 2, 2016 – “Lesson2Life” – Phoenix and Valley Metro –
Registration Fee: $50
Lesson2Life Registration – Registration closes May 17
With a team of your colleagues, visit four businesses over three days. Learn what your students need to become college or career-ready. Increase your understanding so students can be successful in a global economy that continues to evolve. Gain insight into various industries to better understand how to integrate workplace skills into your lessons.  Participants will participate in four business exchanges, which may include hospitality, STEM fields, general business, manufacturing and/or non-profits.
July TBD, 2016 – “Math and Music: A Natural Harmony” – ACTEAZ Summer Conference – Tucson
Registration Fee: $55
Information – Math and music are virtually inseparable. Math is sometimes best introduced to young children through music

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.