ACOVA UPDATES

September 2022

ACOVA IS THE PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION BUILDING COMMUNITY, ADVOCACY, AND LEADERSHIP FOR ARIZONA CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATORS.

This monthly communication will help to serve CTE administrators across the state by providing timely and informative updates that will support the work you do surrounding Career & Technical Education in your district, schools, and classrooms.


If ever you have questions, don't hesitate to reach out to an ACOVA Board Member; we are here to serve YOU!

Thank you for your Service Anne Dozeman Wisener!

ACOVA would like to congratulate Anne Dozeman Wisener on her upcoming retirement from public education on September 15, 2022. Anne will be moving on to begin her next adventure in private industry working for a non-profit. Anne's career has spanned middle school and high school CTE teaching as well as CTE Professional Development in the Peoria Unified School District. Anne has spent the last nine years as CTE Director for the Agua Fria Union High School District. In addition, Anne has served on the ACTE AZ Board, ACOVA Board, and has had many years of service to FBLA and ABEA. We wish Anne all the best on her next steps of her amazing career journey!

ACOVA Board Update

Per the Constitution and Bylaws the following board members will assume their new roles effective September 9th:


Marsha NBecker - President

John Scrogham - President-Elect

Member at Large - to be appointed

Looking for the ACOVA Annual Calendar? Click the button below!!!!!!

Click Here for Camp M&M 2022 Resources

Resources from Breakout Sessions

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Register for ACOVA Fall Conference

November 3-4, 2022
Prescott Resort, Prescott Arizona
Call to make reservations and mention the ACOVA conference to get the conference room rate (800) 967-4637

Registration Fee is $325
Meals included with registration:
Day 1: Lunch & hors d'oeuvres during Networking Social/ Scholarship Auction
Day 2: Breakfast & Lunch


Click HERE for the conference flyer!

ACOVA - CTE Calendar

The ACOVA calendar contains dates for all CTE administrator tasks and Arizona CTE events. Download or make a copy for your own use. There is a separate tab for each month and tasks are color coded by category.

IMPORTANT DATES...


ACOVA FALL Conference - November 3-4th Prescott AZ



NCLA Best Practices & Innovations Conference - September 28-20, 2022, Cape Cod, MA


Data Portal:

FY2022 Industry Credentials Reporting remains open through June 30, 2023

FY2022 Performance Measures are available. These needed to be published on your district website.


Grants:

FY2022 Perkins Final Narrative is due September 15th, 2022

FY2022 Priority Completion Report is due September 30, 2022

FY2022 Perkins Completions Report is due December 31, 2022


Final Narrative for AZ CTE Industry Credentials Incentive for FY22 is due September 30th. This can be uploaded to the grant .

Upcoming ADE CTE Administrator Meetings

  • September 14, 2022 @ EVIT
    • 8:00 a.m. sign-in begins
    • Meeting begins promptly at 8:30 am.
    • 1601 West Main Street Mesa AZ 85201
    • Please bring your District Data personnel and/or your stakeholders from your Comprehensive Needs Assessment Team. More information to be provided by ADE.

Supporting documents for CTEA meetings are located by date under CTE Meeting Resources.

MINI CAMP M&M SEPTEMBER 14TH AT EVIT

Join us for ACOVA's Mini M&M session 15 minutes following the ADE CTE Administrator's Meeting at EVIT. Lunch will be provided. Please complete the form at the link below to register for lunch.



ACOVA Mini M&M RSVP

PREMIER SERIES SESSIONS

The Arizona Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTEAZ) is offering Premier Series classes this winter. Please see link below for availability.
Click Here for Premiere Series Monthly Offerings

Professional Development Opportunities NOTE: All Teachers and Directors are welcome to attend any training at any location.

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Critical Issues Updates

The next Critical Issues Session


The top critical issues the ACOVA board will be tackling along with ADE and relevant partners include:


  • Recruitment of CTE Teachers
  • Shortage of Substitute Teachers
  • Graduate Placement Survey Solutions
  • Retention of CTE Teachers and Staff
  • Decrease and non-renewal of the Governor's Incentive Fund (for Industry Credentials)



*This is not an all inclusive list but represents issues of priority to 30 or more Arizona CTE Administrators.

Resources for CTE Administrators

ACOVA Announcements

Check out the updated Resource Page at acova.org!


If you know of a new CTE Administrator who will be coming on board, please reach out to the following people to make sure they don't miss any important information:

ABOUT ACOVA

ACOVA provides CTE Directors with the skills needed to successfully lead the CTE enterprise within their school district. The professional organization is dedicated to the continued support and training of all current and aspiring CTE Directors; CTE leadership is a journey, not a destination.


ACOVA operates as a 501(C)3 non-profit organization. For more information about what ACOVA has to offer, please visit our website at https://acova.org/.