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Tuesday, October 23 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Moving Beyond a Seat at the Table: Advancing CTE through Partnerships and Collaboration

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With CTE sitting at the intersection of so many systems and policies – and at the top of many policymakers’ priority lists – there seem to be countless opportunities for new and expanded partnerships. This session will explore how state CTE leaders can leverage their seat at the table to build meaningful partnerships and align policies to advance high-quality CTE and reach more learners.

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Kate Kreamer

Deputy Executive Director, Advance CTE
Kate Blosveren Kreamer serves as the Deputy Executive Director of the Advance CTE, leading policy and communications efforts to ensure all students have access to high-quality Career Technical Education (CTE).From 2006 to 2013, Kate worked at Achieve, beginning as a policy analyst... Read More →

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Connie Beene

Senior Director, Adult & Career Technical Education, Kansas Board of Regents
As the State Director of Adult & Career Technical Education at the Kansas Board of Regents, Connie hasoversight of adult education, career technical education programs, partnerships, and both federal and state funds.   Her entire career has been in the field of education.  She has... Read More →
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Lynne Gilli

Assistant State Superintendent, Career and College Readiness, Maryland State Department of Education
Dr. Lynne Gilli currently serves as the Assistant State Superintendent forthe Division of Career and College Readiness (DCCR) at the Maryland StateDepartment of Education where she has held progressively responsiblepositions since 1982.  She holds a doctorate in curriculum and instructionfrom... Read More →
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Thalea Longhurst

State CTE Director, Utah State Board of Education
Thalea Longhurst is the State Director of Career and Technical Education for Utah.  She is responsible foradministering all aspects of the career and technical education programs offered throughout Utah in public education (K-12).  Thalea is also responsible to provide leadership... Read More →

Tuesday October 23, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm EDT
Salon DEF