NCLA BEST PRACTICES 2016

Professional Development

Testimonials:

Mark has managed to bring about a new way to focus on engaging students by placing the focus on their goals and in turn shifting instruction to advance success.”

Natalie Lavender
Health Sciences CTE at Pickens Co. Board of Education

 

Great knowledge and things I can use today.”

Glen Bailey
Asst. CTE Director at Alpine School District

 

Dynamic, impactful presentation.”

Matt MacKay
Community Specialist at Washoe County SD Signature Academics & CTE

 

Mark has nailed it. He identifies the problems and challenges CTE faces and how to strategically combat them.”

Clay Long
Assistant Director at Nampa School District

 

Great ideas to motivate new teachers and equip them with relevant tools to begin each semester.”

Ashley Orr
Health Science Education Consultant at NC Department Public Instruction

 

Career Tree! Want it! I would love hanging this in my classroom!”

Karen Deitrick
Teaching Professions Instructor

 

His energy and presentation style helps fuel my desire to promote and build our programs.”

Bonnie Powers
Supervisor of Instruction at Cumberland Regional High School District

 

Great information to assist in the economic independence of students and economic success of our communities.”

Jacqui Clay
CTE Director/Assistant Principal at Buena High School

 

This has made me rethink what I’ve been doing.”

Duane Roberson
Director CTE at Colorado Springs School District 11

 

The Career Tree model takes a complex process (career pathway navigation) and depicts it using an easy to understand visual metaphor.”

Jeff Beard
Educational Consultant at NH Dept of Education, Career Dev Bureau

 

Loved the Career Tree! Loved having students see all the possibilities.”

Dawn Warner
CTE Resource Teacher at Pinellas County Schools

 

I love the Career Tree concept. Great visual for both students and instructors. Mark gets it!”

Clinton Burch
Assistant Director at WV Department of Education

 

The Career Tree is a great concept!”

Tim Burdette
Osceola County Schools

 

Inspiring message, practical tips that are easy to use now.”

Taryn Washington
Suitland High School

 

This is the 3rd time I have experienced Mark’s presentation and I have learned something new at every session. Always relevant, always informative!”

Amy Lorenzo
Planning & Policy Coordinator at Idaho Career & Technical Education

 

Amazing session! Awesome passion for subject. This is the image that is needed in CTE.”

Beyonka Wider
CATE Program Consultant at Richland One-Career & Technology Education

 

This is a fresh new approach to drive CTE enrollment and retention.”

Darryl Middleton
Engineering Consultant at Richland One-Career & Technology Education

 

Great and relevant examples and strategies.”

Jason Weiss
CTAE Supervisor at Bibb County School District

 

Mark has energy and motivation. Great for professional development.”

Abby Lawson
Education Associate at South Carolina Department of Education

 

It’s all about experience! Great outline, great program!”

Dave Gardner
CTE Director at Washington School District