Professional Development

The Program Areas in Career and Technical Education will develop and offer various content-related professional development sessions for teachers, administrators, and CTE coordinators. These sessions are held at various locations across the state to enable all to participate. The following page contains a list of upcoming professional development sessions and registration information.

Accountability and Funding


Agricultural Science and Technology

Summer New Teachers' Conference 
August 3-5, 2021

Summer Teachers' Conference 
July 12-15, 2021 

Business and Marketing Technology

New Teacher Orientation  
September 14 – 15, 2021 

Arkansas FBLA Adviser Professional Development 
July 22, 2021  

All About Certiport & LearnKey  
July 15, 2021  

July 14, 2021

DECA Officer Training
June 11, 2021

FBLA Officer Training 
June 7 – 8, 2021

Career Coach Program
Family and Consumer Sciences

New Family and Consumer Science Teacher Professional Development
September 28-29, 2021 

FCCLA Adviser Academy
July 21-22, 2021

Child Care Guidance 
July 12-13, 2021 

July 12-13, 2021 

Basic Sewing 101 
July 8-9, 2021 

Basic Food Prep 
July 7, 2021 

Chemistry of Foods 
June 21-22, 2021 

Jobs for Arkansas Graduates' (JAG)

New Specialist Training 
9/7/21 – 9/9/21

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM)


Trade and Industry

Trade and Industry Summer Professional Development 
July 19-23, 2021 (for new instructors) 
July 19-21, 2021 (for returning instructors)

Archived Professional Development

Agricultural Science and Technology

Business and Marketing Technology

Career Readiness and Special Programs

Family and Consumer Sciences

Jobs for Arkansas Graduates (JAG)

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Trade and Industry