Convention will feature Career and Tech Ed. Learning Lab

The Exhibit Hall at the 2017 ASBSD-SASD Convention will have a new feature from years past.

The South Dakota Department of Education’s Division of Career & Technical Education (DCTE) will host a Learning Lab to share the many opportunities available through CTE programs on the opening day of Convention on Thursday, August 10 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

The CTE Learning Lab will include a pair of two hour sessions highlighted by three different topics during each session.

The Learning Lab schedule:

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • CTE Academy Tour
  • Developing Improved CTE Programs through Business Partnerships
  • Work‐based Learning Opportunities for Students: Internships, Entrepreneurship and More

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • CTE Academy Tour
  • Leveraging School‐Business Partnerships and Community Talent for Your District
  • Small Districts Working Together to Provide Career Counseling for All Students

Convention attendees will be able to stop by any time during each two‐hour session to learn more about each of the topics, which will be hosted by school district representatives. Informational material will be available at DCTE exhibitor booth, as well.

In addition to the CTE Learning Lab, the 2017 ASBSD-SASD Convention brings you more than 100 different exhibitors offering great services to K-12 education, insightful general session speakers and informative breakout sessions.

Registration for the two-day conference – Thursday and Friday, August 10-11, is $185 per person for all registrations completed by Friday, July 14 and $225 per person after July 14. Districts registering 3 school board members will receive FREE registration for one administrator.

Additional information about Convention will be posted at in the coming months. We hope you’ll join us at the 2017 ASBSD-SASD Convention this August!