Professional Development Opportunities

2021–2022

NCE Conference

June 6–9, 2022 – Kearney, NE
Visit the conference page for more information.

Beginning Teacher Institute

Summer, 2022 (TBD)

The Beginning Teacher Institute is designed for those teachers who have completed their first year of teaching but have less than three years of teaching experience in CTE.

Jump Start

Summer, 2022 (TBD)

The JumpStart workshop is for incoming teachers on a Career Education Permit or through the Transition to Teaching program at UNK. This four-day training is designed to help these incoming teachers that have little or no experience in the classroom.

Nebraska Career Connections Training

Visit this page for more information

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FFA Engaging Districts for Growth & Excellence(EDGE)

  • September 13, 2021; Gering, NE
  • September 14, 2021; Gering, NE
  • September 22, 2021; Kearney, NE
  • September 23, 2021; Aurora, NE
  • October 6, 2021; Atkinson, NE
  • October 7, 2021; Norfolk, NE
  • October 12, 2021; Fremont, NE
  • October 14, 2021; Norris High School / Firth, NE

Husker Harvest Days

September 14–16, 2021

National FFA Convention

October 27–30, 2021

Nebraska Ag Ed Symposium

November 12–13, 2021

Pathways to Careers Conference (P2C)

November 12–13, 2021

National FFA Week

February 20-26, 2022

Mission and Impact Conference

February 25–26, 2022

State FFA Convention

April 6–8, 2022

COLT Conference

  • Session 1 (3 day): May 18–May 20, 2022
  • Session 2 (3 day): May 23–May 25, 2022
  • Session 3 (2 day): May 26–May 27, 2022
  • Session 4 (2 day): May 30–May 31, 2022

CONTACT

BMIT Teacher Fall Workshops

  • October 12, 2021; ESU 13; Scottsbluff
  • October 13, 2021; Mid Plains Community College; North Platte
  • October 14, 2021; ESU 10; Kearney
  • October 19, 2021; UNL; Lincoln
  • October 21, 2021; Northeast Community College; Norfolk
  • October 27, 2021; ESU 3; LaVista

BMM and CIS Teacher Conferences

  • ACTE VISION – December 1–4, 2021; New Orleans, LA
  • NBEA – April 12–15, 2022; Chicago, IL
  • NETA – April 21–22, 2022; Omaha, NE
  • NCE Conference – June 6–9, 2022; Kearney, NE
  • ISTE – June 26–29, 2022; New Orleans, LA
  • CSTA – July 13–17, 2022; Chicago, IL
  • MBA Conclave – October 2022; Minneapolis, MN
  • National Teach Business Day October 20, 2021
  • Computer Science Education Week December 6 – 12, 2021

Economic Education Month

October, 2021

National Teach Business Day

October 20, 2021

JA Stock Market Challenge

November 30, 2021; UNL Innovation Campus

Computer Science Education Week

December 6 – 12, 2021

FBLA and DECA Joint Student Competitions

Business Competitions

  • UNL Business Invitational – December 3, 2021
  • Chadron Best of the West – January 26, 2022
  • UNK Business Invitational – February 23, 2022

Econ Challenge – Online

  • Fall Competition – November 22 – December 10, 2021
  • Spring Competition – March 28 – April 15, 2022
  • State Finals – April 29, 2022

Finance Challenge – Online

  • Fall Competition – November 15–December 3, 2021
  • Spring Competition – March 21–April 8, 2022
  • State Finals – April 22, 2022

Stock Market Game – Online

  • Fall Competition – September 13–December 10, 2021
  • Spring Competition – January 10–April 8, 2022
  • Banquet of Champions – April 27, 2022

FBLA Fall Leadership Conferences

  • September 28, 2021; Younes Conference Center, Kearney
  • September 29, 2021; Midland University, Fremont

FBLA National Fall Leadership Conference

November 19–20, 2021;Milwaukee, WI

FBLA State Leadership Conference

April 11–13, 2022; Younes Conference Center; North and South, Kearney

FBLA National Leadership Conference

June 29–July 2; Chicago, IL

FBLA Week

February 13–19, 2022

DECA Fall Leadership Conference

October 4, 2021; LaVista Conference Center

DECA Scottsbluff Invitational

November 1, 2021

DECA First Timer’s Competition

November 20, 2021; Millard North High School

DECA Metro Competition

January 29, 2022; Millard South High School

DECA Capital City Invite

February 4, 2022; UNL Campus

DECA State Career Development Conference

March 17–18, 2022; The Cornhusker Hotel, Lincoln, NE

DECA International Career Development Conference

April 23–26 2022; Atlanta, Georgia

DECA Month

November, 2021

CONTACT

HOSA Fall Leadership Conference

September 16, 2021

Washington Leadership Academy

September 25–28, 2021

Western Nebraska Health Science Experience

October 18, 2021

BHECN Mind Bending Careers Conference

November 9, 2021

HOSA Competitive Events Expo

November 13, 2021

Metro Community College Health Science Experience

January 21, 2021

HOSA State Leadership Conference at UNMC

March 13–15, 2022

HOSA International Leadership Conference

June 22–25. 2022; Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center, Nashville, TN

CONTACT

Educators Rising Chapter Officer Leadership Academy (COLA)

September 2–3, 2021

Educators Rising Expo at University of Nebraska-Omaha

September 15, 2021

FCCLA Fall Leadership Workshop

September 20, 2021; Younes Conference Center, Kearney

FCCLA District Leadership Conference

October–November (dates & locations vary by district)

FCCLA Capitol Leadership

November 4–5, 2021; Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

FCCLA National Fall Conference

November 5–7, 2021; Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

FCCLA and HOSA Behavioral Health Mind Bending Careers

November 9, 2021; University of Nebraska-Kearney

FCCLA LifeSmarts State Championships

December 16, 2021; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, East Campus Student Union

FCCLA Peer Education Conference

February 28, 2022; Holiday Inn Conference Center, Kearney

FCCLA State Leadership Conference

April 3–5, 2022; Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln

FCCLA National LifeSmarts Championships

April 21–24, 2022; Washington, D.C.

CONTACT

STS Fall In-service Workshops

  • October 5, 2021; Aulick Industries, Scottsbluff
  • October 6, 2021; North Platte Community College
  • October 7, 2021; Hornaday Manufacturing, Grand Island
  • October 12, 2021; Kawasaki, Lincoln
  • October 13, 2021; Vulcraft, Norfolk
  • October 14, 2021; Class of America; Omaha

SkillsUSA Fall Leadership Conference

September 20, 2021; Northeast Community College

SkillsUSA Mid-America Leadership Conference

October 21–24, 2021; Columbus, NE

SkillsUSA Middle School Conferences

TBD

SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference

April 7–9, 2022; Grand Island, NE

SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

June 20–24, 2022

CONTACT

For a printable version of the 2021–2022 Nebraska CTE Professional Opportunities Schedule click below.

Updated October 21, 2021 8:31am