49th Annual FACTE Conference & Trade Show

Ponte Vedra, Florida
Monday, July 27, 2015
49th Annual FACTE Conference & Trade Show
Monday, July 27, 2015 - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Sawgrass Marriott
1000 PGA Tour Boulevard
Ponte Vedra, Florida 32082
United States

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The 49th Annual FACTE Conference & Trade Show is a three-day event for Career and Technical Educators, Administrators, and Staff. FACTE serves both secondary and post-secondary CTE programs. The materials presented during conference are appropriate for all CTE programs at all age levels. Among the topics covered are industry certification, Perkins funding, legislative updates, innovative classroom techniques, FLDOE updates, and much more! This year's event promises to be spectacular. It will be held at the beautiful Sawgrass Marriott Resort in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The room rate for conference attendees is $130/ night (standard), $200/ night for a 1bd suite, $300/night for a 2 bd suite. The conference halls will be lined with vendors from throughout the United States. The FACTE Conference hosts over 400 attendees each year, making it an excellent opportunity for networking. This year's social events include a golf tournament, the President's Reception, the Scholarship Auction & Dinner, and the Awards Lunch. Below is a tentative agenda:

July 27, Monday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Post Secondary CTE Data Reporting Workshop

9:00 - 4:00
FAITE/ FLATE: Technical and Industrial Instructor Preconference

10:00 a.m. 
FAAE Pre-conference
FBTEA Preconference
FEFACS Preconference

Owl's Luncheon
By Invitation Only

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
FLCTE General Meeting

1:00 - 5:00
Secondary CTE Data Reporting Workshop

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Postsecondary Deans and Directors Meeting

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
FLCTE Secondary Meeting

2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
New Teacher Orientation

6:00 p.m.
President’s Reception 

July 28, Tuesday 
Vendors Available All Day
7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Session Breakout 1

10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Session Breakout 2

11:15 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Awards Luncheon
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Session Breakout 3

2:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Session Breakout 4
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Session Breakout 5

6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.
Scholarship Dinner and Auction

July 29, Wednesday
Vendors Available All Day
7:30 a.m. -8:30 a.m. 
Continental Breakfast

7:45 a.m. -8:15 a.m.
FACTE Business Meeting

8:30 a.m. -   9:30 a.m.
Perkins Update

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
ACTE Federal Legislative Update

11:00 a.m.-12:00  p.m.
 FLDOE Legislative Updates

12:00 p.m.-  1:00 p.m.
Lunch on Your Own or Division Luncheons

1:15 p.m.-  5:00 p.m.
FLDOE Trainings

Session descriptions will be made available at www.facte.org as the program develops. We look forward to seeing you at the conference.

Contact Information

    1220 North Paul Russell Road
    Tallahassee, Florida 32301

    Phone: 850-878-6860
    Fax: 850-878-5476
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