Region III Conference--June 21-23, 2017

Where can you …

  • Tour the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum & “Kiss the Bricks”?
  • Take the Chip Ganassi NASCAR facility tour?
  • Have lunch in an airplane hangar?

Register by May 1 to take advantage of a discounted registration rate. You could win a $100 gift card for registering and paying for the ACTE Region III Conference by the May 1 early-bird deadline.

Here is a sampling of the timely industry-related sessions you’ll find there:

Female Professionals Speak to Nontraditional Career Planning
Beth Rovazzini, Moderator B&W Heating and Plumbing, Indianapolis

Say Y.E.S! to Youth Employability Skills
Brenda Duncan-Davis, Director Industry Outreach Region 8 Christi McBride, Hoosier Hills Career Center, Bloomington, Ind.

Revenge of the Nerds: How CTE Kids Will Win the Future
Kim Brand, CEO 1st Maker Space, Indianapolis

Communication, Collaboration and Teaching Strategies for Gen Y and Gen Z: What Will and Will Not Work
Dr. Rita Brodnax, CEO Brodnax’s Better Brains, Jacksonville, Flor.

Tools, Resources and How-To Guides for Creating Blended Learning for CTE Classrooms
Jason Hlavacs, Ed.D. Lyons Township High School, La Grange, Ill.

Learn Practical Ways to Increase Nontraditional Student Enrollments
Matt Fleck, Director Fleck Education, Indianapolis, Ind.

So Gear Up and Take Off with us!

Conference materials can be found on the ACTE Website under Region III at:  

The conference hotel rate at the Wyndham Indianapolis West, is $99 per night. Make your reservation at (877) 361-4511 and state that you are with Indiana ACTE

MnACTE website resources

Minnesota was highlighted in the ACTE Techniques April magazine. Ginny Karbowski was quoted in an article about Inspiring Leadership.  (Karbowski Quotes.pdf)

Minnesota has been a leader in outstanding nominations for ACTE Excellence Awards for many years!

CTE Levy Discussion on 9/26/2012:  Click Here


The Minnesota Association for Career and Technical Education

The Minnesota Association for Career and Technical Education (MnACTE) is a representative, statewide, professional, umbrella organization of and for individuals who teach, administer, coordinate, and offer support services to students in secondary and post secondary career and technical education. MnACTE has expanded its mission to include business and community organizations that partner with Minnesota secondary and post secondary schools to enhance the career and technical offerings for students.

The following mission serves as MnACTE's base for growth and development:

  • To unite career and technical educators and their related professional organizations into a statewide umbrella organization- MnACTE
  • To promote active leadership in career and technical education for the benefit of Minnesota students- MnACTE
  • To provide statewide representation, information, and professional development opportunities for the members of the assocation- MnACTE

Check out the MnACTE website at:

Callon Siebenahler, MnACTE President,

Deb Belfry, MnACTE Public Policy,



February of each year is celebrated as Career and Technical Education Month.  Check out ACTE's (Association for Career and Technical Education) website for planned CTE events and free banner logos to help promote the theme for the year: (look under the "What is CTE?" tab).  Bring attention and visibility to your programs by using the logos available at ACTE's website.