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48th ATEA National Conference on Technical Education: Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. / March 30-April 1, 2011.

This conference will feature technical education professional development opportunities in the following tracks:

1. Technical Focus - Discipline Specific: Transportation - Auto, Diesel and Truck Driving; Construction/HVAC; Manufacturing; Industrial Maintenance; Electrical/Electronics; Information and Computer Systems; Public and Human Resources; Health Care; Agriculture

2. Teaching Innovation: New and Emerging Technologies; Course Delivery-On Line and On Site; Adding Energy Efficiency, Auditing and Green Concepts to Curricula

3. Innovative Teaching: Best Practices and Teaching Techniques that Work

4. Changes in Federal Legislation: Compliance in a Changing Regulatory Environment; Policies and Predictions; Administration; Assessment Review and Validation

5. Leadership in Postsecondary Technical Education

The Call for Presentations and submission form are located on the ATEA web site: Deadline for submission is December 3, 2010.

Why you should attend the conference:

EXPLORE best practices, successful strategies and techniques by attending your choice of more than 30 information-packed sessions.

GAIN information to effectively implement new teaching strategies and technology into your classrooms and labs.

NETWORK with more than 400 peers, colleagues and leaders in technical education from across the nation.

EXAMINE the latest products and services of companies who offer hardware, educational software and web activities that enhance technical education by attending the trade show with more than 40 vendors.

LEARN the latest tools, tactics and advanced technologies needed to foster learning in technical education.

Registration and Hotel Information

Registration Fee:

Full Conference: $495.00 Two Day: $395.00 Weds.-Thurs. or Thurs.-Friday)

Registration includes several meals, sessions, keynote speakers, trade show and social event. Registration also includes a one-year complimentary membership to ATEA!

Registration will be available from the ATEA website beginning November 15, 2010.

Hotel Accommodations:

Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront 11 E. Kellogg Blvd. St. Paul, Minn. 55101 Conference Rate: $105+tax For reservations call: 651-925-8697 mention ATEA

* Attendees must mention ATEA and make reservations prior to March 8, 2011 receive the conference rate.

Graduate/ Undergraduate Credit offered at Conference

The University of Akron, Postsecondary Technical Education Program will be offering workshop credit for attendees at ATEA's National Conference. Participants will be able to earn one or two graduate or undergraduate credits. Those interested in earning credit must be registered prior to the start of the conference. One can register on-line by contacting Kelly Fay in the outreach office at klchaff@ or 330-972-7028. Cost per credit hour is $150. All paperwork and follow-up assignments are submitted on-line. For more information go to our Blog website at: postsecondaryteched/
2011 Conference Schedule at a Glance

March 30-April 1, 2011, St. Paul, Minn.
"Teaching Innovation - Innovating Teaching"

Tuesday, March 29

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Registration
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. ATEA Board of Trustees Meeting

Wednesday, March 30

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. ATEA Editorial Committee Meeting
9:00 - noon ATEA Board of Trustees Meeting
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Business and Industry Tours
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Get Acquainted with the Exhibitors
6:00 - 8:30 p.m. General Session and Awards Banquet
 Keynote Speaker

Thursday, March 31

7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration
7:30 am - noon Exhibits Open
7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions A
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions B
10:45 - 11:00 a.m. Break in Exhibit Area
11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions C
noon - 1:30 p.m. General Session Luncheon: Keynote Speaker
2:00 - 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions D
2:45 - 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions E
4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Regional Meetings - Get acquainted with people
 from your area of the country

 Region 1 (CT, DE, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA,
 RI, VT, WV)
 Region 2 (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC,
 TN, VA)
 Region 3 (IL, IN, OH, MI, MO, WI)
 Region 4 (AZ, CO, KS, NM, OK, TX, UT)
 Region 5 (IA, MN, MT, NE, ND, SD, WY)
 Region 6 (AK, CA, HI, ID, NV, OR, WA)

Evening On your own - explore Minneapolis - St. Paul

Friday, April 1

8:00 - 8:45 a.m. Concurrent Session F
9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Concurrent Session G
10:00 a.m. - noon Brunch General Session
 Installation of Officers
 Keynote Speaker
 ATEA Annual Business Meeting
 Door Prizes

Schedule is subject to change
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