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Sunday, July 31
 

10:30am

FFA Foundation Meeting
Sunday July 31, 2016 10:30am - 5:00pm
Crystal Room Ramkota
  • Career Cluster AFNR

11:30am

11:30am

SDACTE Board Meeting
Sunday July 31, 2016 11:30am - 1:30pm
Board Room Ramkota

1:30pm

Conference Registration
Your first stop will be at the registration desk, located in the East Lobby of the Ramkota Hotel.  There you will receive your conference program and name badge. Please note: Your name badge is your pass to meals and sessions, and should be worn at all times.

Registration will be open: 
  • Sunday July 31:   1:30pm-5:00pm
  • Monday, August 1: 7:00am-12:00pm

Division of Career & Technical Education Staff and SDACTE Board Members will be at the registration desk to answer any questions you may have. 
 

Sunday July 31, 2016 1:30pm - 5:00pm
East Lobby Ramkota

2:00pm

Developing Powerful Readers & Writers of Informational Text in CTE Classrooms
This session will focus on tools and strategies that can be used with CTE content to support student learning.

Sunday July 31, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 206 Southeast Technical Institute

2:00pm

Business Ed Expo
Dive deep into new and emerging Business Education resources!  Learn about the power of simulations by accessing SIMS-styled virtual business simulations related to:  Accounting, Hotel Management and Sports Business.   We’ll also dig into business education simulations related to managing a NBA Basketball team, a retail store or a restaurant.

One teacher will walk away with a complimentary simulation classroom license valued at $1200!  

But, there’s more…curriculum development resources related to Project Management, Insurance Education, Personal Finance, Entrepreneurship  and more will also be highlighted.

The Business Ed Expo will restock and revamp your Business, Finance or Marketing program. All resources including complete hard copy samples will be given away to teachers in attendance at the conclusion of this session. A tour of the Sioux Falls CTE Academy will also be available at 3:30pm. 

Participants need to bring a laptop computer.  

Speakers
avatar for Kim Roth

Kim Roth

Western Region Career Specialist, SD Department of Education


Sunday July 31, 2016 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 207 Southeast Technical Institute

2:00pm

Data Analytics
Industry experts from Bright Planet and Augustana University will provide participants with hands-on experience with data analytics and data visualization using a variety of software including Tableau, IBM Watson, and R. A discussion of the Internet of Things will also be included. 

Participants should bring a laptop and an interest in answering questions using data. 

Speakers
avatar for Ryan Sougstad

Ryan Sougstad

Associate Professor, Augustana University
Ryan Sougstad is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Augustana University in Sioux Falls. Ryan spent seven years with the IBM Corporation, working in client sales and marketing, and later at IBM Research's Business Informatics group. His research on valuation and risk management of technology-enabled services has appeared in the Journal of Management Information Systems, The International Journal of Services Science, and Decision... Read More →


Sunday July 31, 2016 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 205 Southeast Technical Institute

2:00pm

Get Certified: The NCRC Experience

You’ve heard about the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC®), but have you experienced it? The Department of Labor and Regulation is providing an opportunity to earn this ACT developed credential at no cost. you will complete the three high-stakes WorkKeys© Assessments required to earn an NCRC; Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information. Challenge yourself today and earn a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum National Career Readiness Certificate! Please pre-register at check-in/registration. Bring a photo ID and a hand-held calculator (no cell-phone use allowed) to session.


Speakers

Sunday July 31, 2016 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Wood Center, Room 252 Southeast Technical Institute

2:00pm

High Tech High Touch Medical Professions-Educationally Prepared & Clinically Competent
This in-depth session will explain the relevancy of the necessary background and entrance requirements for students pursuing cutting edge diagnostic and therapeutic medical technology careers in Invasive Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine, and Sonography.  Pertinent details of the process of program accreditation and certification requirements will be discussed. Attendees will also participate in hands-on experience sessions in each related educational skills laboratory.

Speakers
avatar for Jo Ellen Deschamp

Jo Ellen Deschamp

DMS Program Director / Instructor, Southeast Tech
Jo Ellen is the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Director at Southeast Tech, building the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program from its start, and facilitated the program’s initial and continuing CAAHEP accreditation. She has extensive health care experience involving direct patient care and leadership positions, starting as a Radiological Technologist and transitioning into Sonography. She is an ARRT Registered Radiologic Technologist... Read More →
avatar for Patrick Hoier

Patrick Hoier

Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Program Director, Southeast Technical Institute
Patrick received his board certification as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) through the Cardiovascular Credentialing Institute. Has was awarded the advanced practice credential Registered Cardiovascular Specialist Assistant from International Council of Cardiovascular Specialists and Assistants (ICCCSA), and received the Certified Trainer, Assessor and Examiner credential for simulation examinations by the same council... Read More →
avatar for Cathy Miller

Cathy Miller

Vascular Ultrasound Program Director/Instructor, Southeast Tech
Cathy began teaching at Southeast Tech in August 1990. Before starting at Southeast Tech she worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse in a Regional Hospital in Southwest Minnesota. She obtained experience in a variety of departments such as: Med-surg, Ob-Nursery, ICU/CCU and surgery. After that she worked at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, South Dakota as a (RVT) Registered Vascular Technologist until she helped start the ultrasound program at... Read More →
avatar for Doug Warner

Doug Warner

Program Director Nuclear Medicine, Southeast Technical Institute
Doug is a nuclear medicine instructor and program director. He began teaching at Southeast Tech in 2004 and became the director of the program in 2007. | | Doug is a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) from the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB). He has been a member of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging since 1992. | He has 12 years of nuclear medicine experience with Sanford Health... Read More →


Sunday July 31, 2016 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Sullivan Health Center, Room 257 Southeast Technical Institute

2:00pm

Latest Trends in Digital Media & Graphic Design Technology
Dig into the latest software trends in digital media and graphic design technology, including animation and web photography.  Hear about current trends in the graphic design industry, and learn more about the programs available at Southeast Technical Institute. Workshop instructors are faculty from STI. 

Speakers

Sunday July 31, 2016 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 217 Southeast Technical Institute

2:00pm

Golfing Social
Northern Links Golf Course
  • 9 Hole golf Course
  • 7701 N Cliff Ave (2 miles north of I-90 and Cliff Ave)
  • 605-334-6679
Cost is $27 for 9 holes with Golf Cart.  Participants pay at the golf course.   

Sunday July 31, 2016 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Northern Links Golf Course 7701 N Cliff Ave Sioux Falls, SD

2:30pm

Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort Tour
Interested in hospitality & tourism?  Join this session to learn more about the ins and outs of managing a casino and golf resort from those who do it everyday. 

This tour will be employee focused and will provide access to the front of house and back of house staff and work areas which will include hotel, security, food and beverage, facilities, golf, and more.  

Participants should meet at the employee entrance which is on the North side of the building.  There you will need a photo ID in order to gain clearance to be in back of the house areas.  

Follow Grand Falls Casino on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/GrandFallsCasino.  


Sunday July 31, 2016 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort 1415 Grand Falls Blvd, Larchwood, IA

3:00pm

AFNR Division New Teacher Meeting
Sunday July 31, 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Conference Room 2 Ramkota
  • Career Cluster AFNR

4:00pm

AFNR Application Committee Meeting
Sunday July 31, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Conference Room 1 Ramkota
  • Career Cluster AFNR

4:00pm

FFA CDE Meeting
Sunday July 31, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Conference Room 3 Ramkota
  • Career Cluster AFNR

5:00pm

AFNR Division Meeting
Sunday July 31, 2016 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Amphitheater 1 Ramkota
  • Career Cluster AFNR

5:30pm

Trade & Industry (T&I) Division Picnic
Sunday July 31, 2016 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Falls Park 131 E Falls Park Dr, Sioux Falls, SD 57104

6:00pm

Networking Scavenger Hunt
Meet other educators and explore all Downtown Sioux Falls has to offer during this networking event! 

Game day is Sunday, July 31, 2016, and check in is at 6:00pm.

Be prepared for a competitive hunt from 6:30 to 8:00pm.

Players will receive paper copies of the List of Clues and a map for reference during orientation at 6:00pm. The List of Clues will include the clue number, the clue itself, and its point value. Phones can be used for research.

Each team will need at least one smartphone with a data plan so they can post their team’s photos to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter for scoring. If you don’t have a social media account, you can text the photo for submission. Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter photos used for the scavenger hunt need to be public (viewable by everyone).

This is a car-free photo scavenger hunt. That means getting around with transit and any human-powered form of transportation (i.e. no cars, car-shares, carpools, taxis, bikes, etc.) unless medically necessary. 



Sunday July 31, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Palisades Room Holiday Inn City Centre

6:30pm

AFNR Division Social
Sunday July 31, 2016 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Dakotah Lodge 3200 W Russell, Sioux Falls
  • Career Cluster AFNR
 
Monday, August 1
 

7:00am

AFNR Division 10-Year Club Breakfast
Monday August 1, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
Roosevelt Room Ramkota
  • Career Cluster AFNR

7:00am

7:00am

Conference Registration
Your first stop will be at the registration desk, located in the East Lobby of the Ramkota Hotel.  There you will receive your conference program and name badge. Please note: Your name badge is your pass to meals and sessions, and should be worn at all times. 

Registration will be open: 
  • Sunday July 31:   1:30pm-5:00pm
  • Monday, August 1: 7:00am-12:00pm
Division of Career & Technical Education Staff and SDACTE Board Members will be at the registration desk to answer any questions you may have.  

Monday August 1, 2016 7:00am - 12:00pm
East Lobby Ramkota

7:30am

Newcomer's Session
Are you new to SDACTE? Or perhaps you would like a refresher about how to maximize your membership?  Join us for a conversation with SDACTE Executive Director Dodie Bemis and SDACTE President John Rist to learn more. 

Speakers
avatar for Tracy Kern

Tracy Kern

CTE/FACS Teacher, Harrisburg High School
Harrisburg High School Family & Consumer Science Teacher & Career and Technical Educator | 2014 SDACTE Teacher of the Year | 2014-2014 SDATFACS Past-President | 2014-2015 SD FCCLA BOD President | 2015-2016 SD FCCLA BOD Past-President | 2015-2017 SD FCCLA State Officer Adviser


Monday August 1, 2016 7:30am - 8:15am
Amphitheater 2 Ramkota

8:30am

Opening Keynote: Teach Like a Pirate
Teach Like a PIRATE Program is a super high-energy, entertaining presentation with a heavy emphasis on increasing student engagement and using creative, innovative strategies. In addition, it has an inspirational message about how and why to become more passionate about the profession and how to create life-changing experiences for students. It's a transformational message that you will absolutely love.

For more information, visit http://daveburgessconsulting.daveburgess.com/. 

Monday August 1, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Rushmore Hall Ramkota

10:00am

Break
Monday August 1, 2016 10:00am - 10:15am
East Lobby Ramkota

10:15am

Teaching Outside the Box: A Crash Course in Creative Brainstorming
A fast-paced and fun session designed to teach techniques that will skyrocket creativity. You will learn how to use their brain like Google, create a GPS system for powerful teaching, and magically create new ideas through Creative Alchemy. In addition, learn how to overcome obstacles that stifle creativity by using the Wedding Photographer Principle. You’ll leave truly believing you are a creative being and inspired to add memorable experiences for students to your lesson plans.

Speakers

Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:30am
Rushmore Hall Ramkota

10:15am

Bishop Dudley Hospitality House
Limited Capacity filling up

The Bishop Dudley Hospitality House is an ecumenical non-profit organization that provides a daytime and overnight shelter to those that are either low-income and/or homeless.  The mission is “To welcome all people in need to a caring and supportive Christian environment created to encourage and empower people to live with dignity and achieve self-sufficiency.”

Learn more at http://www.bdhh.org/


Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Bishop Dudley Hospitality House 101 N Indiana Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD

10:15am

Cottonwood Ridge Dairy
Limited Capacity seats available

Cottonwood Ridge is a family owned and operated dairy located just outside of Garretson, SD. Brad and Monica Nussbaum have farmed for over three decades As their daughters Brittany and Stephanie, both South Dakota State University graduates, showed intentions of returning to the dairy, the family decided to take the next step toward the future.  

Prior to constructing a brand new barn with two Lely robots, the Nussbaum’s milked 65 registered Holstein cows in a swing four herringbone parlor.  Now the heard size has nearly doubled, with 130 cows making it through their new automated system each day.

Participants should be prepared to walk on uneven ground and steps.

Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/cottonwoodridge/?fref=ts


Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Cottonwood Ridge Dairy 25321 488th Street, Garretson, SD

10:15am

Denny Sanford Premier Center
Limited Capacity seats available

The Denny Sanford PREMIER Center is the region’s newest and largest sports and entertainment venue, hosting a variety of events including concerts, hockey, indoor football, Division I basketball, rodeos, family programs and much more. The facility features two public and two private clubs and offers premium seating including private suites, loge boxes, and club seats. The Denny Sanford PREMIER Center opened September 19, 2014.

Learn more at www.dennysanfordpremiercenter.com or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/DennySanfordPremierCenter



Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Denny Sanford Premier Center 1201 West Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD

10:15am

Epicosity
Limited Capacity seats available

Epicosity, headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota is a full service marketing agency specializing in branding, advertising, web development, public relations, video production and social media with expertise in the shooting, hunting and outdoor industry, education, healthcare, agriculture, financial and manufacturing.  

Learn more at http://epicosity.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/EpicosityAgency/


Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Epicosity 300 North Main, Sioux Falls, SD

10:15am

Fernson Brewing Company
Limited Capacity filling up

Fernson Brewery is a full production and packaging brewery in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Housed in a 12,000 square foot facility, all beer is brewed, kegged, and canned on premise. The brewery also has a 1400 square foot taproom inside it.The tour will highlight brewing, microbiology, and process management.

Participants must be 21 or older and wear closed-toe shoes.  

Learn more at www.fernson.com or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/fernsonbrewing


Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Fernson Brewing Company 1400 E Robur Drive, Sioux Falls, SD

10:15am

Showplace Cabinetry
Limited Capacity filling up

Showplace is an employee-owned company that manufactures fine cabinetry in Harrisburg and Beresford, SD. Showplace is a national brand sold through a nationwide network of dealers. Products and services include cabinets, murphy beds, and cabinet refacing.  

Participants must wear close-toed shoes. 

Learn more at http://www.showplacewood.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ShowplaceFineCabinetry/


Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Showplace Cabinetry 1 Enterprise St, Harrisburg, SD

10:15am

Sioux Falls Regional Airport Tower and Air Traffic Control
Limited Capacity filling up

The Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD) is the largest airport in South Dakota, and it serves SE South Dakota, SW Minnesota, and NW Iowa with scheduled passenger service, overnight cargo, complete general aviation services and a U.S. Customs Port of Entry.

When the Sioux Falls Municipal Airport opened on September 15, 1939, it was a milestone event in the city's history. At the time, air officials said the new 500-thousand dollar facility was one of the best in the country. From airmail service and the SD Air National Guard, to naming the airfield after Joe Foss and creation of the Airport Authority, the history of FSD is rich.

Learn more at http://www.sfairport.com/ or ollow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sfairport/


Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Sioux Falls Regional Airport 2801 N Jaycee Ln, Sioux Falls, SD

10:15am

Zuercher Technologies
Limited Capacity seats available

At Zuercher Technologies, they are empowering public safety professionals in the important work they do by raising the bar for what they can expect from their software. The Zuercher Suite product is a comprehensive, technically advanced system that encompasses computer-aided dispatch, mapping, records management, mobile CAD and records, jail management, civil process, criminal investigations, crime analysis, agency financial, agency administration, and much more.

Zuercher Technologies is based out of Sioux Falls, SD and is part of TriTech Software Systems, which is the largest public safety software company in the world with over 3,500 agency installations serving 255+ million citizens in 16 countries.

Learn more at http://www.zuerchertech.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/zuerchertech/.  



Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Zuercher Technologies 4509 West 58th Street, Sioux Falls, SD

11:30am

Break
Monday August 1, 2016 11:30am - 12:00pm
East Lobby Ramkota

12:00pm

Lunch Keynote: A Shared Vision for the Future of CTE
We believe in the power of Career & Technical Education (CTE) and we know it works. Students’ lives change, businesses find employees they need, communities flourish with engaged citizens, and our economy grows thanks to skilled professionals. Each of us has a stake in the achievements of our students, no matter the path they walk. All students deserve the connections and opportunities CTE provides. Let’s talk over lunch about the future of CTE in South Dakota – a vision we can all commit to for excellence in our programs and success for all students.  

Speakers
avatar for Tiffany Sanderson

Tiffany Sanderson

SD CTE Director, SD Department of Education



Monday August 1, 2016 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Rushmore Hall Ramkota

1:15pm

Break
Monday August 1, 2016 1:15pm - 1:30pm
East Lobby Ramkota

1:30pm

Badlands Radio & Broadcasting
Limited Capacity filling up

KBAD 94.5 FM is live 24/7. Their studios are located in Badlands Pawn in Sioux Falls, SD. 

Tour participants will see the on-air radio station, the broadcasting area and the behind the scenes area for their concert productions including the electronic and digital music set-up.

Learn more at http://www.kbad945.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KBAD945/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Badlands Radio & Broadcasting 1600 W Russell St, Sioux Falls

1:30pm

Beck & Hofer Construction
Limited Capacity seats available

Beck & Hofer has been in the commercial building business since 1980 and specializes in design-build construction management. Participants will visit an active job site to learn how a building plan comes together, how the trades are integrated, and more about workforce challenges. 

Participants must wear closed-toe shoes.

Learn more at https://beckandhofer.com/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Howard Wood Field House 2000 W. Russell St. Sioux Falls

1:30pm

Co-op Natural Foods
Limited Capacity full

Since 1973, the Co-op has been Sioux Falls' only locally owned grocery store. About 90% of their produce is locally sourced from farms within the state of South Dakota or within a 100 miles of Sioux Falls. Along with grocery, they also have a supplements and health/beauty aisle and a kitchen that makes fresh soups and sandwiches daily.

Learn more at http://www.coopnaturalfoods.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/coopnaturalfoods


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Co-op Natural Foods 410 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD

1:30pm

Falls Community Health
Limited Capacity seats available

The City of Sioux Falls Public Health Department provides a variety of services including food service licensing, mosquito control, day care licensing and water testing. The Department also provides a Community Health Center which provides medical and dental care, homeless outreach, behavioral health services, and STD clinics.   

To learn more, visit https://www.siouxfalls.org/health/public-health.aspx


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
City of Sioux Falls Public Health 521 N Main, Sioux Falls, SD

1:30pm

First PREMIER Bank
Limited Capacity seats available

First PREMIER Bank and PREMIER Bankcard are sister organizations under the holding company of United National Corporation.First PREMIER Bank, headquartered in Sioux Falls, provides a variety of traditional and non-traditional banking products and services ranging from checking, savings and loans to Treasury Services, Trust and ATM Vault Cash Services. First PREMIER Bank has 17 locations across eastern South Dakota.

This tour will provide a look at the Main Bank Branch and Corporate Office for First PREMIER Bank, including Finance/Payroll, Treasury Services, Deposit Services/ACH, Technology, Compliance/Internal Audit, Marketing, and Retail Banking/Business Banking. Participants will have the ability to hear from front line managers speak about each of their departments.  

To learn more, visit https://firstpremier.com/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
FirstPremier Bank 601 S Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls

1:30pm

Landscape Garden Centers
Limited Capacity filling up

Whether customers are looking to reshape a residential space, a commercial landscape, or a community xeriscape, Landscape Garden Centers will guide them through the entire process, from flower, shrub and tree selection to choosing pavers and mulch, to installing fire pits, ponds and water features. They also offer landscape and lawn maintenance services, to ensure outdoor spaces looks as beautiful as can be imagined.

Learn more at http://landscapegardencenters.com/  of follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/landscapegardencenters/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Landscape Garden Centers 7201 S Minnesota Ave Sioux Falls

1:30pm

Lemonly
Limited Capacity filling up

Visual Marketing – Infographics, Data Visualization, and Video Graphics. 

Lemonly can help your brand, corporation, nonprofit, or startup tell your story through visuals.

Learn more at http://lemonly.com/  or follow them at Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thinklemonly/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Lemonly 230 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls

1:30pm

Midwest Rail Car Repair
Limited Capacity filling up

Midwest Railcar Repair is a full service railcar repair facility. They have 166 employees servicing railcars in need of repair, repainting, modification and cleaning plus those involved in accidents and derailments. The facility has 3 acres under its roof and capacity for 750 railcars on site.

This tour will cover 3 primary functions in the facility buildings;
1. Mechanical repair services
2. Blasting, Painting & Re-stenciling of the interior and the exterior of railcars
3. Railcar cleaning and tank car testing

Participants must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. 

To learn more, visit http://www.mwrail.com/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Midwest Railcar Repair 25965 482nd Ave, Brandon, SD

1:30pm

Raven Industries
Limited Capacity seats available

Raven was founded in Sioux Falls, SD, in 1956 as a manufacturer of high-altitude research balloons for the American space program to help solve a great challenge in space exploration. From that single product line, they grew into a successful publicly traded corporation (RAVN:NASDAQ).

Today, Raven is represented by three business segments. 
  • Raven Applied Technology is dedicated to helping feed the world.
  • Raven Aerostar is dedicated to protecting and connecting the world through aerospace platforms, surveillance technology, and specialty sewn products.
  • Raven Engineered Films is dedicated to providing solutions that protect Earth’s resources and preserve asset value.
Learn more at http://ravenind.com/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Raven Industries 1101 W Algonquin St, Sioux Falls

1:30pm

Sioux Falls CTE Academy
Limited Capacity seats available

The CTE Academy allows students to create promising futures in technical careers through relevant, hands-on learning opportunities.

The Career and Technical Education Academy serves students from Sioux Falls and 9 surrounding school districts.  They currently offer 15 different specialized and technical programs for students in grades 9-12.  

Learn more at http://www.sf.k12.sd.us/schools/high-schools/career-and-technical-education-academy.  



Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Sioux Falls CTE Academy 4700 W Career Circle, Sioux Falls, SD

1:30pm

Smithfield Foods
Limited Capacity filling up

Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world's largest pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including Smithfield®, Eckrich®, Farmland®, Armour®, Cook's®, John Morrell®, Gwaltney®, Nathan's
Famous®, Kretschmar®, Margherita®, Curly's®, Carando® and Healthy Ones®. Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental and food safety and quality programs.

Smithfield-Sioux Falls is the 3rd largest employer in Sioux Falls employing 3,400 team members who represent 47 different nations. The plant produces fresh pork, bacon, ham, hot dogs and sausage just to name a few. On the tour participants will have the opportunity to see the different departments and learn the production process at Smithfield-Sioux Falls.

 Participants must wear closed-toe shoes  and long pants.

Learn more at http://www.smithfieldfoods.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SmithfieldFoods/



Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Smithfield Foods 1400 N Weber Ave, Sioux Falls

1:30pm

Tasting & Plating: A Culinary Workshop
Limited Capacity full

Join Chef John Gilbertson, Executive Chef at Sanford, for a two part culinary workshop.

Part 1 of this session will focus on building flavors, classic and non-classic pairings, and cooking simply for results. 

Part 2 of this session will focus on culinary plating for competitions.



Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Sioux Falls CTE Academy, Room B102 4700 W Career Cir, Sioux Falls

3:00pm

Break
Monday August 1, 2016 3:00pm - 3:30pm
East Lobby Ramkota

3:30pm

CTE Quick Pitch for Cash

This quick pitch competition is an open opportunity for any South Dakota Career Education teacher/instructor, school counselor or administrator to share their great work with others...for cash prizes!

Pitches of innovative ideas will be judged in three different categories:

  • Outstanding Classroom/School Counseling Best Practice
  • Innovative CTSO Activity
  • Effective Community Outreach

Three cash prizes in each of the three categories will be awarded:

  • 1st Place - $250
  • 2nd Place - $200
  • 3rd Place - $150

Winners' entries and support materials may be shared after the conference through the SDMyLife website and/or other media.

To register to participate, visit http://goo.gl/forms/NsXJ2URXnD.    


Speakers
avatar for Kim Roth

Kim Roth

Western Region Career Specialist, SD Department of Education



Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Amphitheater 1 Ramkota

3:30pm

Aquatech BioEnergy
Limited Capacity full

Aquatech Bioenergy is a cutting edge research company defining new ways to generate sustainable micro-ecosystems and renewable energy from plants. They have provided technological breakthroughs in the environmental, climate change, and health-related fields.


To learn more, visit http://www.aquatechbioenergy.com/



Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Aquatech Bioenergy 27056 Kerslake Pl, Tea, SD

3:30pm

Coffea Roasterie
Limited Capacity filling up

Coffea exists to source, roast, serve and brew coffee without compromise; the highest quality coffees grown around the world, roasted locally and served to our community in Sioux Falls.

Learn more at www.coffearoasterie.com or follow them on Facebook   at https://www.facebook.com/CoffeaRoasterie


Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Coffea Roasterie 200 S Phillips Ave, Sioux Falls, SD

3:30pm

Cookie Jar Eatery
Limited Capacity filling up

The Cookie Jar has been a family owned and operated bakery since July of 2002.  They take pride in all of their made from scratch bakery items, using only the finest ingredients. All of their breads are made from family recipes that have been handed down through many generations.  

Learn more at http://www.cookiejarsd.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CookieJarSD/



Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
The Cookie Jar 230 South Phillips Avenue #101 , Sioux Falls

3:30pm

M.B. Haskett Delicatessen
Limited Capacity filling up

M.B. Haskett Delicatessen strives to offer a wide range of the best ingredients available for an ever changing menu. From crepes to cappuccino and quiche to muffaletta, any time of the day they can find you something you didn’t even know you were craving. Open into the evening, they offer a changing collection of artisan meats and cheeses. Each Friday and Saturday evening they offer a three course Prix Fixe meal prepared by Chef Michael and Chef Sarah. Follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MBHasketts/.



Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
M.B. Haskett Delicatessen 324 S. Phillips Ave. Sioux Falls

3:30pm

Millennium Recycling, Inc.
Limited Capacity seats available

Serving Sioux Falls and the upper Midwest since 1999, Millennium Recycling recycles a wide variety of materials from residential and commercial generators. Their goal is to continue driving the recycling rate up through education and innovation.

Participants must wear close-toed shoes. Dust masks and safety goggles will be provided.

Learn more at http://www.millenniumrecycling.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SFRecycling/ 


Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Millennium Recycling 305 E. 50th St. N Sioux Falls

3:30pm

POET
Limited Capacity seats available

POET is one of the largest ethanol producers in the world and a leading developer of cellulosic ethanol. They produce clean, renewable energy and bio-based products that are made right here in America.

Follow POET on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ethanolbyPOET/.   


Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
POET 4615 N Lewis Ave, Sioux Falls

3:30pm

Sanford Research
Limited Capacity seats available

Sanford Research is a non-profit research organization and is part of Sanford Health, an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. Sanford Health is one of the largest health systems in the nation with a presence in nine states and three countries. With a team of more than 200 researchers, Sanford Research comprises several research centers, including Children’s Health Research, Edith Sanford Breast Center, Cancer Biology, Center for Health Outcomes and Prevention and Sanford Sports Science Institute. 

To learn more, visit www.sanfordresearch.org/education or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SanfordResearch


Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Sanford Research 2301 East 60th St N, Sioux Falls, SD

3:30pm

KSFY
Limited Capacity filling up

KSFY provides the latest local news, weather, and sports from South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa.

KSFY is Sioux Falls' ABC affiliate and FIRST in High-Definition in the Sioux Falls area.

Participants are invited to watch the live 5pm news broadcast. Please note this tour ends at 5:30pm.

Follow KSFY on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ksfynews
 


Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:30pm
KSFY 300 N Dakota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD

5:00pm

SDACTE Legislative Committee Meeting
Monday August 1, 2016 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Conference Room 3 Ramkota

5:00pm

SDACTE Audit Committee Meeting
Monday August 1, 2016 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Board Room Ramkota

5:00pm

SDACTE Awards Committee Meeting
Monday August 1, 2016 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Conference Room 1 Ramkota

5:00pm

SDACTE Scholarships Committee Meeting
Monday August 1, 2016 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Conference Room 2 Ramkota

5:45pm

SDACTE President's Social
Monday August 1, 2016 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Rushmore Hall Ramkota

6:30pm

SDACTE Awards Banquet
Monday August 1, 2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Rushmore Hall Ramkota
 
Tuesday, August 2
 

7:00am

7:30am

Administration & Health Science Division Time
7:30am-8:15 am Business Meeting
8:15am-9:00am DCTE Update
       Career Counseling Models
      Law, Public Safety & Security Programs

9:00am-9:30am am
Vendor Time

9:30am-11:30am Health Science Roundtables & Advisory Committee Meeting 

9:30am-10:30am
Tour of Southeast Technical Institute

10:45am-11:30am
Tour of Sioux Falls CTE Academy & 


Speakers
avatar for Erin Larsen

Erin Larsen

Assistant Director, Division of Career & Technical Education, SD Department of Education
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Jennifer Stanwick-Klimek

South Dakota Department of Corrections



Tuesday August 2, 2016 7:30am - 11:30am
Crystal Room Ramkota

7:30am

AFNR Division Time
Vendor Time
Business Meeting
DCTE Update 

Tuesday August 2, 2016 7:30am - 11:30am
Amphitheater 1 Ramkota
  • Career Cluster AFNR

7:30am

Business, Marketing & IT Division Time
8:00am-9:00am Business Meeting

9:15am-10:00am
FBLA & DECA Update

10:00am-10:45am Professional Development Opportunities

10:45am-11:15am Vendor Time 

11:15am-12:00pm DCTE Updates 

Tuesday August 2, 2016 7:30am - 11:30am
Roosevelt Room Ramkota

7:30am

FACS Division Meeting
7:30am-8:15am FCCLA Advisers

8:30am-10:30am Roundtables (30 minutes each)
  • ProStart
  • Seanna Regynski, South Dakota Retailers Association
  • SD FCCLA
  • Kris Brockhoft, State Adviser
  • Olive Destination
  • Human Trafficking
  • Ashley Statema & Polly Dean, The New Colossus
  • Mental Health
  • South Dakota NAMI
  • Careers in Corporate Training
  • Deb Nelson, MetaBank
  • All About U Adoptions
  • Coleen Globke
10:45am-11:00am FACS Updates 

11:00am-11:30am: Trade Show

Speakers
avatar for Polly Dean

Polly Dean

Co Founder, The New Colossus
My name is Polly Dean and I am married with 3 kids. I am the Co Founder of a Non Profit called The New Colossus that focuses on the education, awareness, and prevention of sex trafficking here in the Midwest. I have traveled to Thailand and Cambodia to study the issue but was heartbroken when I saw how prevalent the issue had become in our own backyards. Our Non Profit uses custom training presentations to talk to our teens and young adults about... Read More →


Tuesday August 2, 2016 7:30am - 11:30am
Lincoln Room Ramkota

7:30am

Trade & Industry (T&I) Division Time
8:00am-9:00am Business Meeting & DCTE Update

9:00am-9:15am Break

9:15am-10:30am
SkillsUSA Career Readiness Curriculum

So what do students need for career readiness? We believe the answer lies in the SkillsUSA framework in which every student has an opportunity to develop personal, workplace and technical skills. This trifecta for student success centers on industry demands and builds the foundation for relevant and intentional student learning and leadership development. The framework gives students exposure to the whole package offered by career and technical education and SkillsUSA. What’s more, the framework provides a pathway to a better life. 

10:30am-10:45am Break

10:45am-11:30am Visit Trade Show 

Tuesday August 2, 2016 7:30am - 11:30am
Amphitheater 2 Ramkota

8:00am

Maker Space
Come learn more about what a MakerSpace is, how to set one up and the components that form a MakerSpace area.  DaNann Kistler, West Central will have hands-on demonstrations of MakerSpace activities for attendees to check out and foster their inner creativity.  The materials used in the MakerSpace were purchased using grant funds from SDEPSCoR.  

Speakers

Tuesday August 2, 2016 8:00am - 1:00pm
Jefferson Room Ramkota

8:00am

11:30am

Break
Tuesday August 2, 2016 11:30am - 11:45am
East Lobby Ramkota

11:45am

SDACTE Business Meeting & Luncheon
Tuesday August 2, 2016 11:45am - 1:00pm
Rushmore Hall Ramkota

1:00pm

Break
Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:00pm - 1:15pm
Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

An Introduction to Soil Health
This program will cover the basics of soil health, principles, soil functions, effects on resource management through indoor and outdoor presentations/demonstrations available to instructors. Availability of additional equipment and personnel will also be discussed.

Speakers
avatar for Jeffrey Hemenway

Jeffrey Hemenway

State Soil Health Specialist, USDA- NRCS
Jeff Hemenway is the State Soil Health Specialist with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) (formerly the Soil Conservation Service (SCS). He has worked with SCS and NRCS for thirty years as a Soil Conservationist, Soil Scientist, District Conservationist, State Conservation Agronomist and most recently as the State Soil Health Specialist. Jeff's responsibilities include the state... Read More →


Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Wood Center, Room 101 Southeast Technical Institute
  • Career Cluster AFNR

1:15pm

Automotive Technology
This session will highlight Southeast Technical Institute's Automotive Technology Program, and will provide an overview or the program and highlights of new facility and program achievements.


Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Wood Center, Room 105 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

Build Dakota Scholarship Program
Learn about the Build Dakota Scholarship program and how we are working with the technical institutes to develop partnerships with businesses and industry to build South Dakota's workforce.

Speakers
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Deni Amundson

Program Manager, Build Dakota Scholarship
I will be at the 2016 CTE Conference to talk about the opportunities available for students to receive full-ride scholarships to one of South Dakota's four technical institutes. Build Dakota awards approximately 300 full-ride scholarships per year! I will also have industry representatives from these technical institutes with me to explain the industry partner component of the program and how employers can use Build Dakota as a strategy to assist... Read More →



Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 159 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

Civil Engineering Concepts for Your Classroom
Do you have students that enjoy history, math, science and technology?  Students that want a career that involves the outdoors?  Mr. Rod Breitling, LS will explain different aspects of the surveying field and how they relate to all construction projects.  He will showcase the surveying equipment used at Southeast Tech and show you how to include a lesson on surveying in the classroom.  This session will also touch on Civil Engineering Technology.  This field is a high demand STEM field that currently qualifies for the Build Dakota Scholarships. Elizabeth Kassing, PE Civil Engineering Technology at STI will also be leading the session.



Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 261

1:15pm

Create Nutrition SuperTrackers
The decision to choose a healthy lifestyle is an individual one and the interactive SuperTracker tool and lessons for high school can help students think critically about their food and physical activity choices. SuperTracker, based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, is a visually appealing, state-of-the-art tracking tool designed to help individuals make lifestyle changes. The new Nutrition Facts label, an effective decision-making tool in the grocery store, and Exploring Food Science, a 4H resource, will also be introduced.

Speakers
avatar for Karlys Wells

Karlys Wells

Program Associate, SDSU Extesion
USDA nutrition programs--Team Nutrition and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education



Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 113 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

Digital Music, A New Frontier
Digital Music is a class for anyone who has a passion or interest in music! This presentation will take people into an overview of what digital music is comprised of and strategies for teaching it, even if you do not have a background in music.  

Participants should bring a computer (pc or mac) and headphones to make the most out of the session.

Speakers
avatar for Laureen Mehlert

Laureen Mehlert

Media Arts Teacher, CTE Academy - Sioux Falls School District
Before moving to the Sioux Falls School District, Laureen taught for five years as the Computer/Technology Teacher in the Baltic School District. Laureen is starting her fourth year of teaching Media Arts at the CTE Academy in Sioux Falls and she has developed the popular Digital Music class.



Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 206 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

FACS Tech Mix
Hungry for new technology programs and activities to incorporate into your family and consumer science coursework?  If so, this workshop will share with you the latest and greatest FACS technology resources. Don’t forget your electronic device (computer, iPad, phone, etc.) as this workshop will be interactive and hands-on.

Speakers
avatar for Tracy Kern

Tracy Kern

CTE/FACS Teacher, Harrisburg High School
Harrisburg High School Family & Consumer Science Teacher & Career and Technical Educator | 2014 SDACTE Teacher of the Year | 2014-2014 SDATFACS Past-President | 2014-2015 SD FCCLA BOD President | 2015-2016 SD FCCLA BOD Past-President | 2015-2017 SD FCCLA State Officer Adviser


Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 111 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

Ignite: 68 Bell Ringers to Engage Students
Ignite equips you with 68 bell-ringers or startup tasks to engage students, with career-readiness topics that tie directly to the SkillsUSA Framework. The activities presented in Ignite will help teachers to gain a better understanding of their students’ classroom knowledge as well as personal feelings, attitudes and beliefs Consider posting a bell-ringer before starting each class session, and discuss the relationship of the task content to school, SkillsUSA and the workplace.. Activities are divided into the three components of the SkillsUSA framework: personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics with the goal to teach employability skills to all students.

Speakers
avatar for Debbie Peabody

Debbie Peabody

Teacher Trainer, SkillsUSA
I am a retired architectural and engineering drawing teacher and SkillsUSA advisor. I currently work with SkillsUSA as a teacher trainer.


Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 112 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

INVEST Insurance Resources
Take a fresh look at encouraging students to consider a career in the insurance industry!  Discover industry needs, trends and the potentially lucrative rewards within the insurance industry.  Industry representatives will share their experience along with a FREE unbranded insurance education curriculum available to teachers.  

Speakers
avatar for Kim Roth

Kim Roth

Western Region Career Specialist, SD Department of Education


Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 124 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

It takes a village: SDMyLife for students and how to engage parents in the process.
Engaging students and parents through SDMyLife discussion boards to help create successful futures in South Dakota. This session is intended to serve as an overview of the discussion board functionality of SDMyLife and an introduction to the Parent Portal to engage parents in the career exploration process and invite them to act as Career Coaches with SDMyLife.

Speakers
avatar for Leo Abramoff

Leo Abramoff

Inspire Account Lead, Career Cruising



Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 157 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

Learning Data Analytics by Copying and Doing
This past June, SDSU organized the first Data Analytics Camp for high school students at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. This free 4-day camp is supported by National Science Foundation through the EPSCoR program. During the camp, students learned basic concepts of probability and statistics as well as how to analyze data using Microsoft Excel and the R programming language.

This session will highlight the activities and online resources developed for the camp that can be used in classrooms and will highlight the importance of data interpretation in many professions and our everyday lives. 

More info is available here: https://statsdsu.firebaseapp.com/   

Speakers

Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 126 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

National Career Readiness Certificate
The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC®) is an industry-recognized, portable, evidence-based credential that certifies essential skills needed for workplace success. The NCRC, developed by ACT, can be earned when participants use problem solving and critical thinking skills to apply information and mathematical reasoning to complete WorkKeys© assessments. These assessments measure “real world” skills that are critical to job success with questions based on situations in the everyday work world. Learn more about the Department of Labor and Regulation’s investment into the South Dakota workforce with WorkKeys© and the NCRC®.

Speakers
avatar for Heather Nelson

Heather Nelson

NCRC Labor Program Specialist, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation



Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 114 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

New Opportunities for CTE Teacher Certification
Last year, the South Dakota Department of Education revised CTE teacher certification rules to provide more consistency and flexibility for teachers and school districts in how teachers become certified. Now, teachers may obtain a Career Cluster or Career Pathway endorsement through either traditional or alternative certification routes and receive more clearly defined mentored supports.  

Come learn more about how you or others in your district can become certified under this new system! More information is located at http://doe.sd.gov/octe/CTEcertification.aspx 

Speakers
avatar for Erin Larsen

Erin Larsen

Assistant Director, Division of Career & Technical Education, SD Department of Education



Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 127 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

Safe Dates: An Adolescent Dating Abuse Prevention Curriculum
This session will feature the evidence-based Safe Dates, a curriculum that deals with attitudes and behaviors associated with dating abuse and violence. It helps youth understand what constitutes healthy or abusive relationships, the consequences of dating abuse, and helps equip them with skills to help themselves or friends in abusive dating relationships. Above all, it helps students develop healthy dating relationships.

Speakers

Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 109 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

Soybean Science:Genetics and Biotechnology
Join us to experience three lesson plans that dive into the science of one of the largest commodities in South Dakota, soybeans.  We will explore activities to help students understand how altering the genotype of a soybean can result in desired phenotypes, the technology to make these changes and the tradeoffs of these biotechnologies.  These lessons are being developed as a free resource for agricultural and biology teachers by the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council.

Speakers

Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 120 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

Tech Savvy Tools
Help your students meet their career potential with the help of technology. This presentation will show how to enhance your career connection with the most connected generation in history. Using technology tools such as Pinterest, Prezi, Twitter, an iPAD, and many more can help you to reach your students. 

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Seeklander

Ashley Seeklander

K-8 School Counselor, Groton Area Elementary & Middle School



Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 155 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

The Value of Industry Recognized Certification
Discover how to use industry recognized certifications to increase career prospects and success in the classroom. Information will be given on how to become a Certiport Authorized Testing Center and deliver industry certifications to your students including: Microsoft Office Specialist, Microsoft Technology Associate, Adobe Certified Associate, Autodesk Certified User, QuickBooks Certified User, and IC3 Digital Literacy. Several curriculum and preparation products will be highlighted during this presentation and all attendees will have the opportunity to request free demo codes.

Speakers

Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 128 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

Understanding Your South Dakota Retirement System Benefits
This seminar gives an overview of the South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS) and Supplemental Retirement Plan (SRP). Learn more about your SDRS retirement benefits, as well as the disability, family, and survivor benefits offered through SDRS. All members are encouraged to attend this informative presentation.


Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 118 Southeast Technical Institute

1:15pm

Using AET for Online SAE Record Books & Degree Apps
The ease of students filling out State Degree Application with the AET as their record keeping tool. Tips on fixing balancing errors and having the proper records in place with an emphasis on the lost art of production project record keeping.

Speakers
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Mark Ketelhut

Ag Teacher, Miller School


Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 119 Southeast Technical Institute
  • Career Cluster AFNR

1:15pm

Workforce Development in the Modern Era: How age savvy are you?
The aging of the baby boomers is a hot topic for professionals working in human services and health care. Did you know baby boomer aging is the leading edge of a long term trend? Low birth rates suggest our population will be older, even after the baby boomers are no longer with us. What does this mean for work force development? Accurate knowledge about aging will be necessary for professional and organizational success. This presentation will provide an overview of ageism, its impact, and strategies to reduce ageism in young people.

Speakers
avatar for Leacey E. Brown

Leacey E. Brown

Gerontology Field Specialist, SDSU Extension
Leacey served four years in the United States Air Force at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota. She performed maintenance and received an Associate of Applied Science in Electronic Systems. Her undergraduate work at Minot State University focused on psychology and sociology. She studied gerontology during her graduate school at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. Leacey began her career at SDSU Extension in 2012. As a member of the SDSU... Read More →



Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 160 Southeast Technical Institute

2:00pm

Break
Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Advisory Committee Reboot
Bridgewater-Emery High School's CTE teachers Connie Whistler, Karen Roudabush, and Frankie Nelson, will be discussing their unique and successful approach to advisory committees.

An active advisory committee is a requirement for an approved CTE program, and the team from Bridgewater-Emery has used creative tactics to make the requirement work for them, their communities, and their students!

Speakers
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Frankie Nelson

Family and Consumer Sciences, Bridgewater-Emery



Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 129 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Digital Music, A New Frontier
Digital Music is a class for anyone who has a passion or interest in music! This presentation will take people into an overview of what digital music is comprised of and strategies for teaching it, even if you do not have a background in music. 

Participants should bring a computer (pc or mac) and headphones to make the most out of the session. 

Speakers
avatar for Laureen Mehlert

Laureen Mehlert

Media Arts Teacher, CTE Academy - Sioux Falls School District
Before moving to the Sioux Falls School District, Laureen taught for five years as the Computer/Technology Teacher in the Baltic School District. Laureen is starting her fourth year of teaching Media Arts at the CTE Academy in Sioux Falls and she has developed the popular Digital Music class.



Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 206 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Dual Credit: Tips for Successful Implementation
Hear it from the school counselors working in the trenches of dual credit themselves. Four school counselors, representing schools from large to small, will share what they’ve done to implement dual credit in their schools and how they’ve tackled challenges they’ve encountered. Walk away with best practices and examples of how they’ve worked with dual credit in their schools.

Speakers
avatar for Renae Oines

Renae Oines

Career Planning Advisor/ Dual Credit, Sioux Falls School District



Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 155 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Food Labs in 45 Minutes
Short on Time?  This workshop will give you ideas on how to organize food labs and lessons when working with tight schedules.


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Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 114 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Green Careers
Dreading the thought of working in an office indoor all day long? Then don’t! Ditch the office job and do what you love. At Southeast Tech you can earn a degree in the green career field in one of the following majors: Horticulture Technology, Landscape Design Technology, Sports Turf Management. Come with us and take a tour of our on campus facilities.

Speakers
avatar for Corey Borgen

Corey Borgen

Sports Turf Management, Southeast Technical Institute
Cory has over 20 years of turfgrass management experience while working at local golf courses and teaching the sports turf management program at Southeast Technical Institute. During these years Cory has worked as an assistant golf course superintendent at Central Valley Golf Course located in Hartford, SD and as a head golf course superintendent at Prairie Green Golf Course here in Sioux Falls, SD. Prairie Green has been rated in the past by... Read More →
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Ginger McNickle

Horticulture Instructor, Southeast Technical Institute
| Ginger joined Southeast Tech in the summer of 2015, with more than a decade of experience in the horticulture field. After earning her A.S. degree in Horticulture from Northeast Community College in Norfolk, NE, she continued her education earning a B.S. degree in Horticulture Production from South Dakota State University. This allowed her to focus on specific areas like; fruits, vegetable, ornamental and turf plants. She is currently in... Read More →


Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Wood Center, Room 255 Southeast Technical Institute
  • Career Cluster AFNR

2:15pm

Host Your Own TedX Event
Lake Area Tech showcases innovative ideas created by their students and community members through TEDxLATI. TEDx events are individually organized TED talks. Speakers share their unique ideas to spark innovative thinking and action amongst their audience. This session will give you the creative processes behind cultivating unique ideas worth sharing, inspiration that derives from this experience, and how you can start your own TEDx event.

Speakers
avatar for Shawna Conrad

Shawna Conrad

Admissions Representative, Lake Area Technical Institute
Hi, I'm Shawna. I work in the admissions department at Lake Area Tech and am a part of the TEDxLATI team. As a past TEDxLATI speaker and current planning committee member at LATI, I look forward to visiting with you about the possibilities of hosting your own TEDx.
avatar for Melissa Meidinger

Melissa Meidinger

Entrepreneurship Instructor, Lake Area Technical Institute
I am passionate about inspiring and engaging people in business and entrepreneurship. I believe that you only live once so why not live the life you are inspired to do. I teach Entrepreneurship at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, South Dakota. I have the opportunity to interact and inspire students every day-I LOVE IT. I am also a leader and spokesperson for entrepreneurship in my community. As the license holder of TEDxLATI, I... Read More →


Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 159 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Integrating Service Learning into the Classroom for Workforce Development
Learn how to integrate a service learning project into your curriculum, while still meeting course objectives. In this session, the presenter will give a foundational overview of the emergent workforce needs, and give strategies of how to apply course concepts to a service project. Bring a syllabus, or course objectives, with you to make the most out of this breakout session.

Speakers
avatar for Brooke Sydow

Brooke Sydow

Workforce Development Coordinator, Greater Huron Development Corporation
My name is Brooke Sydow, and I am the Workforce Development Coordinator for the Greater Huron Development Corporation. My primary roles are to work with the community, create events and opportunities for integration in the following areas: Diversity Engagement, Students and Businesses , Alumni and New Resident Recruitment, Networking and Retention, as well as Upward Mobility. | I obtained my doctorate in Adult and Higher Education... Read More →


Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 109 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Jump Into STEM: Explore 22 Careers
SkillsUSA has a new resource that encourages high-school students to mentor younger students on possible career paths. Its Jump Into STEM! program provides tools and activities for SkillsUSA members to help elementary-age participants take part in interactive career experiences. Whether a younger student wants to be an architect or an electrician, a social media specialist or a computer programmer, an industrial designer or an airline pilot, there is information on a possible career for the future. With this groundbreaking new program, SkillsUSA members are bridging the gap between elementary-age students and careers related to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

Speakers
avatar for Debbie Peabody

Debbie Peabody

Teacher Trainer, SkillsUSA
I am a retired architectural and engineering drawing teacher and SkillsUSA advisor. I currently work with SkillsUSA as a teacher trainer.


Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 112 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Lemonade Day!
Help the children in your life become successful, independent, and goal oriented. Help them become an entrepreneur! Lemonade Day is a fun and easy way to teach kids the basics of entrepreneurship and finance. When a child does their own Lemonade Day, they learn to manage a business, create a plan for success, and follow through! Kids learn everything from customer service and supply management to marketing and how to calculate a profit.  Free LEMONADE and cookies provided at this session! 

Speakers
avatar for Kim Roth

Kim Roth

Western Region Career Specialist, SD Department of Education



Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 124 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Modern Business Education
Business Education has changed dramatically through the decades!  Join Northern State University professor Amber M. Mathern, DBA(ABD) in a discussion of the latest industry needs, demands and trends related to business, marketing and finance to ensure your program is addressing current workforce needs.  Attendees will gain insight into keeping programs on the current pulse of business education!  

Speakers
avatar for Amber Mathern

Amber Mathern

Northern State University
Amber is currently an Instructor of Marketing and Management at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. She has been teaching a variety of business courses in higher education for the past eight years. She has previous experience as an adjunct faculty member for University of Mary and United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, North Dakota. She began her professional career as a bank operations manager before later working as... Read More →


Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 126 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Planning a CTSO Officer Retreat
Come and set up your officer retreat curriculum. See how to plan out a 2-3 day trip and build leadership through teamwork and get the best out of your team. Leave your retreat with a completed POA, goals set and a trip they will never forget!

Speakers
avatar for Sarah VanderVliet

Sarah VanderVliet

Ag Ed Teacher, Tri-Valley School
7-12 Agriculture Educator / FFA Advisor at Tri-Valley School.


Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 119 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Project Lead the Way in the SD Classroom
Join Sonya McNamara, Regional PLTW Representative and local teachers to learn more about teaching the PLTW curriculum in South Dakota classrooms and the connection to CTE.


Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 207 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Revit: Take it to the 3rd Dimension
This presentation will highlight various aspects of the software that has and continues to revolutionize the architectural/mechanical/electrical and structural building industry.

Mr. Schlepp will discuss how this software can be introduced into your classroom, what textbooks and written material can help you through this process and helpful hints that he has developed over the past 5 years of using the software. He will also have various past students share their experiences with Revit as they present their design projects that they have developed while working for various architectural and engineering firms in the Sioux Falls area.

Speakers
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Jeff Schlepp

Instructor, Southeast Technical Institute
Architectural Engineering Technology Instructor at Southeast Technical Institute celebrating my 35th year of teaching. Enjoy my three grandsons, golfing, fishing in my spare time. Past president of SDVA (back in 1999) before it changed over to SDACTE. I am also a Registered Architect licensed in South Dakota and on the Workforce Development Committee with the Home Builders Association of the Greater Sioux Falls area.


Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 264 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

SDSU Extension--Your Food and Nutrition Resource
Learn about the ongoing food and families resources that are being developed by SDSU Extension. Explore the iGrow website to access them. Gain information about the health and nutrition programs at SDSU that train dietitians, exercise scientists, restaurant managers and more.

Speakers
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Karlys Wells

Program Associate, SDSU Extesion
USDA nutrition programs--Team Nutrition and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education



Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 113 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Soft Skills of Technology Education
This presentation will demonstrate how technical education not only equips its graduates with the “hands on” skills which are degree specific, but will also show how soft skills are integrated within the learning environment.  The top 7 soft skills recently published by About.com are directly aligned with specific job skills the students gain while acquiring their degrees. Technical school graduates receive a well-rounded education which qualifies them to be top performers on the job.

Speakers
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Georgina Cavin

Accounting Instructor, Southeast Technical Institute
Georgina D. Cavin, Accounting and Business Administration Instructor, has 15+ years of professional experience that includes general ledger accounting, payroll and benefits accounting, financial statement preparation, financial statement analysis, bank auditing, internal auditing, external auditing, in addition to teaching in post-secondary education. | | Georgina earned her MBA from the University of Sioux Falls and her Bachelor’s in... Read More →
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Bobbie Talcott

Marketing & Business Instructor, Southeast Technical Institute
STI Marketing Instructor. Member of the STI Business Department (Marketing specialty) with class instruction in Marketing, Business Communications, Public Relations and the Marketing Internships. | Marketing Instructor, has 35+ years of professional experience that includes business management, marketing, and secondary and post-secondary education. She earned her graduate degree in educational administration at South Dakota State University... Read More →
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Karen Winter

Lab Specialist, Southeast Technical Institute
I work with the Business Team in lab classrooms and also do a variety of tasks within the business program. I am the Keyboarding instructor and I also work in the testing center proctoring many different tests for students on our campus.



Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 128 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Soybean Science:Genetics and Biotechnology
Join us to experience three lesson plans that dive into the science of one of the largest commodities in South Dakota, soybeans.  We will explore activities to help students understand how altering the genotype of a soybean can result in desired phenotypes, the technology to make these changes and the tradeoffs of these biotechnologies.  These lessons are being developed as a free resource for agricultural and biology teachers by the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council.

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Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 120 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Teaching Students to Solve Career Problems: It's Not a Mystery!
In making career decisions, it’s not enough for students to know what their interests and abilities are, and what their corresponding options are. It’s equally important that they know what to do with that information! Career decision making is a problem solving activity that students can learn. Teaching and coaching strategies for implementing career decision-making in the classroom will be highlighted in this presentation, using the Cognitive Information Processing Career Development Model.

Speakers
avatar for Keley Smith-Keller

Keley Smith-Keller

Assistant Director, Postsecondary, SD Division of Career & Technical Education
I support South Dakota's postsecondary, technical institutes.
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Megan Tatum

SDMyLife/Student Services Specialist, South Dakota Department of Edcuation



Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 157 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Transform Your CTE & Career Development Programs: Ideas for Workforce Education Grants
In 2013, the South Dakota Legislature established the Workforce Education Grant fund which designated $1.5 Million to provide grants for Career & Technical Education (CTE) in secondary schools. These grants provide school districts in South Dakota the opportunity to make transformative change in career and technical education programs.

This session will highlight previous grant award winners and will provide participants with an opportunity to ask questions about future grant applications. 

Learn more at http://doe.sd.gov/octe/weg.aspx




Speakers
avatar for Erin Larsen

Erin Larsen

Assistant Director, Division of Career & Technical Education, SD Department of Education



Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 127 Southeast Technical Institute

2:15pm

Where do I begin with RealCare Baby?
You walk into a new classroom and are confronted with a closet full of Babies. What's next? Designed for educators who are new to RealCare Baby, this session will walk you through all the important information you will need to know to have a successful program. 

Speakers
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Realityworks, Inc.

Realityworks
Realityworks is an innovative educational products company featuring interactive learning technology. The Health Choices Sex Education Program includes curriculum and simulators for real-life experiences addressing pregnancy, decision-making, relationships, reproduction, sexual wellness, substance abuse education and more.


Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 118 Southeast Technical Institute

3:30pm

Closing Ceremony & Prize Drawings
Tuesday August 2, 2016 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Mickelson Center Commons Southeast Technical Institute

4:00pm

FACS Division Time
FACS Business Meeting



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Tuesday August 2, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 101 Southeast Technical Institute

5:30pm

FACS Banquet
Tuesday August 2, 2016 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Cherry Creek Grill 3104 E 26th St, Sioux Falls, SD

6:00pm

AFNR Banquet
Tuesday August 2, 2016 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Carnaval Brazilian Grill 2401 S Carolyn Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD
  • Career Cluster AFNR
 
Wednesday, August 3
 

7:30am

SDACTE Board Meeting
Wednesday August 3, 2016 7:30am - 9:00am
Board Room Ramkota

8:00am

AFNR Division Meetings
Wednesday August 3, 2016 8:00am - 9:00am
Sioux Falls CTE Academy, Room B110 4700 W Career Cir, Sioux Falls
  • Career Cluster AFNR

9:00am

Basic Ag Mechanics Activities for the Ag Shop
During the sessions attendees will have the opportunity to learn simple, hands-on Ag Mechanics activities that can be incorporated into the Ag classes. The activities presented are intended to be performed in a class period and will cover a broad range of mechanics areas such as plumbing, wiring, surveying, concrete and SGE.

Speakers
MK

Mark Ketelhut

Ag Teacher, Miller School


Wednesday August 3, 2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Sioux Falls CTE Academy, Room D112 4700 W Career Cir, Sioux Falls
  • Career Cluster AFNR

9:00am

Inquiry Based Learning--Doing it on a Budget
The words "inquiry based learning," "agriscience," and "hands-on labs" all sound good and seem like the right thing to do as an educator...but how do we make them work without getting stressed out? This session is geared to showcase how to prepare for in-depth labs that can be those big learning times and make other educators jealous of your awesomeness as well as highlighting how to make a true learning lesson happen with just 5 minutes of planning and only the equipment/supplies in your classroom. Inquiry based learning has both a mindset as well as the curriculum and plan. Each participant will get resources from Lab-aids as well as a list of quick labs that can be used or modified for the hands-on approach that we are trying for.

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Wednesday August 3, 2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Sioux Falls CTE Academy, Room B110 4700 W Career Cir, Sioux Falls
  • Career Cluster AFNR

9:00am

CTE 101
This course is intended for teachers who are new to Career & Technical Education and will provide information on SDMyLife, labor mar¬ket projections, student organizations, industry certifications, and the com¬ponents of a high quality program of study.    

This course meets the requirements for qualification in offering an approved CTE program.

Participants will earn 6 Continuing Education Contact Hours for their participation in the course.This course is not offered for graduate credit but the CECHs can be used towards renewing a current teaching certificate.   

To register, visit https://southdakota.gosignmeup.com/public/course/browse and search CTE.   

Questions can be directed to Jane Gubrud, NE Region Career and Development Specialist - jane.gubrud@state.sd.us or call 605.295.1892

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Wednesday August 3, 2016 9:00am - 4:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 101 Southeast Technical Institute