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2021-22 Professional Development

This year, DPI is offering two separate tracks of professional development for two different audiences.

Tracks

Track I: Career Readiness. PD that supports overall career readiness for ALL students. Topics may be related, but not limited to: Academic and career planning (ACP), career and technical education (CTE), Xello/Inspire, career-based learning experiences (CBLEs), equity and access.

Track II: Career Pathways. PD that supports exploration and development related to specific career pathways. Topics may be related, but not limited to: Career pathway components (a sequence of courses, work-based learning, dual enrollment, industry-recognized credentials, and CTSOs) and industries (advanced manufacturing, business management, digital technology, healthcare (patient care), and marketing). 

Audiences

Level I: Career Readiness Practitioners. These include all individuals, organizations, and intermediaries who play a role in helping young people graduate career ready. School counselors, teachers (regular and special education), school and district administrators, and ACP or CTE coordinators are encouraged to attend. Others, such as employers and out-of-school-time programs, are welcome to attend!

Level II: Career Readiness Intermediaries. These are the people and organizations that work with local K-12 school districts and/or employers to implement a variety of career readiness efforts in Wisconsin. Such intermediaries include, but are not limited to: CESAs, regional economic development organizations, Youth Apprenticeship consortium leaders, career prep coordinators, and transition improvement grant coordinators.

Calendar


OCTOBER
 

Track 1: Career Readiness Track II: Career Pathways
7Professional Learning Community for New ACP, CTE, and YA Coordinators

19 - Career Pathway Showcase - Reporting WBL and Perkins Allowable Expenses Related to WBL

21 - Career Readiness Community of Practice - Building Better Business Partnerships

20-22 - BEcoME IT Convention


NOVEMBER
 

Track 1: Career Readiness Track II: Career Pathways
4 Professional Learning Community for New ACP, CTE, and YA Coordinators 16 - RCP Quarterly Meeting
16 - Wisconsin Career Readiness Intermediaries PLC

 

18 - Career Readiness Community of Practice - Career Readiness in the Classroom  


DECEMBER
 

Track 1: Career Readiness Track II: Career Pathways
9Professional Learning Community for New ACP, CTE, and YA Coordinators

14 - Career Pathway Showcase - Project-Based Learning and Simulated Worksites

16 - Career Readiness Community of Practice - Engaging Community and Higher Education Partners in Career Readiness

 


JANUARY 2022
 

Track 1: Career Readiness Track II: Career Pathways
13Professional Learning Community for New ACP, CTE, and YA Coordinators

18 - Career Pathway Showcase - School-based Experience (SBE) and Student Entrepreneurial Experience (SEE)

27 - Career Readiness Community of Practice - Engaging Administrators and School Board Members in Career Readiness

 


FEBRUARY 
 

Track 1: Career Readiness Track II: Career Pathways
Professional Learning Community for New ACP, CTE, and YA Coordinators 15 - RCP Quarterly Meeting
15 - Wisconsin Career Readiness Intermediaries PLC

 

17 - Career Readiness Community of Practice - Engaging Students in Career Readiness  


MARCH
 

Track 1: Career Readiness Track II: Career Pathways
3Professional Learning Community for New ACP, CTE, and YA Coordinators

15 - Career Pathway Showcase - State-Certified Co-op and Internship or Local Co-op

17 - Career Readiness Community of Practice - Engaging Families in Career Readiness

 


APRIL
 

Track 1: Career Readiness Track II: Career Pathways
7Professional Learning Community for New ACP, CTE, and YA Coordinators

19 - Career Pathway Showcase - Youth Apprenticeship

21 - Career Readiness Community of Practice - Social-Emotional Learning and Employability Skills

 


MAY
 

Track 1: Career Readiness Track II: Career Pathways
5Professional Learning Community for New ACP, CTE, and YA Coordinators

17 - RCP Quarterly Meeting

17 - Wisconsin Career Readiness Intermediaries PLC

 


JUNE
 

Track 1: Career Readiness Track II: Career Pathways
 

14 - Career Pathways Showcase - Supervised Agricultural Experience