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Probably the best conference session I’ve been to. Relevant and engaging and creates desire to take action and evaluate the way we are doing things in our district.”

Irene Westrick
Dennis Technical Education Center


We have value — thanks for reminding us! I am the change I hope for, and I can be the Wade Factor in our organization.”

Paul Keegan
Program Director at Mountain Institute Joint Tech Education District


Mark is very engaging and draws in his audience. He makes us feel like together we can accomplish any goal that we set.”

Tonya Randolph
Academic/Career Advisor CTEPS at Cochise College


As a guidance counselor, I have struggled to find a context to clearly show students and parents a vision of how impactful CTE can be to lead students to career goals. This [The Career Tree] is an amazing framework.”

Angela Chicci
Guidance Counselor at Queen Creek High School


This is an awesome presentation. Every CTE supervisor should hear this presentation.”

Therese Turnage
Coordinator of Instruction, CTE at St. Landry Parish School Board


Very inspiring, motivating me to come back and apply drip factor! Great presentation, very powerful!”

Rachel Aszklar
FACSE Teacher at Sumner School District


Students can learn and earn under the Career Tree model. How exciting!”

Marilynn Babyar
Counselor Liaison Director at West-Mec


Great info on getting every person on the same page, from recruitment, enrollment, student services, business office, workforce and instructors.”

Mona Starks
Instructor at Maricopa Skill Center


Outstanding presentation — engaging, focused, entertaining. Very useful information.”

Brenda Jackson
Principal at Jackson Public Schools Career Development Center


Great presentation!”

Tricia Littlefield
FACE Teacher at Sumner School District


Highly relevant.”

Howard Johnson
School Board Member at Great Plains Technology Center


Career Tree is awesome! Very engaging and fast paced.”

Matthew Weber
Superintendent at NAVIT


Useful and relevant.”

Brenda Hitchins


I’m excited to get a Tree growing in my classroom/program. Thank you!”

Debra Kelly
Aesthetics/Cosmetology Instructor at CAVIT


Career Tree — it’s what good teachers do, rolled up in a great, visual package.”

Tina Gudvangen
Program Director at Cochise Technology District


Great presentation… Mark, you met your goal!”

Melissa Wendell
Engineering Teacher at Mountain Pointe High School


This is great stuff for counselors and academic coaches. It aligns perfectly with the Learn4Life model!”

Steve Gocke
Executive VP at Learn 4 Life Charter Concepts


The most efficient presentation I have ever attended. Good background, great info on implementation and wonderful info about prognosis. Great job!”

Parvadha Govindaswamy
Associate Professor at East Central College


Great energy! Tangible paradigms and strategies that I can apply and share now!”

Kristi Enger
Director of Secondary Programs
Idaho Division of Professional-Technical Education