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Legislative Guidelines

Co-Sponsored by CTAERN and GADOE--CTAE Division
 
Conference Registration and Hotel Registration 
Open April 15, 2014--8 a.m.
Conference Registration Fees:
GACTE/ACTE Members $290
Non-Members $450
 

PREPARING FOR GACTE 2014 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

When you are ready to register, please go to the following link:

 
Please read the information below carefully before beginning the registration process:
 
MEMBERSHIP 
 ACTE/GACTE Membership must be current at the time of registration in order to qualify for the member rate and must not expire before 7/31/14.

·         Prior to the opening of conference registration, all ACTE/GACTE members will receive an e-mail from Showcare with your ACTE membership number and your expiration date.  You must have your membership number when you register.  If you do not receive the e-mail, please check your SPAM folder.  You can also find your ACTE membership number on the mailing label of TECHNIQUES, the publication you receive monthly from ACTE.

·         If your membership is expired or is expiring before 7/31/14, you can pay your dues with your conference registration or pay them online at www.acteonline.org.  Please do not send your ACTE/GACTE membership dues directly to GACTE.

o   Please remember it takes 7-10 days for ACTE to process your membership.  You cannot join one day and have a current membership in the system the same day or the next day.

·          If your dues are not current through 7/31/14 at the time of the conference, you will have to pay dues before you can receive conference registration materials.

 FOCUS ON PARTNERSHIPS

On Monday afternoon, general interest sessions will focus on successful business partnerships that schools and businesses all over Georgia are engaging in.  There will be sessions of interest for all program areas.  A list of these sessions is on the GACTE website at http://www.gacte.org/page.asp?pg=Conference%20Program.  In order to accommodate the interests of all conference attendees, you must pre-register for these sessions.  Please be sure to check the list carefully and be sure that you select the sessions that are of most interest to you.  Rooms will be assigned based on the number of participants that choose each session.

 REGISTRATION CATEGORIES

This year the sessions on Tuesday will be organized by Pathways and Position Type for those who are not teaching in a pathway (i.e. Work-Based Learning, Counseling and Career Development, Special Populations, and Administrative Leadership).  Please be sure you know which pathway you teach in for the primary part of your day.  You can find a list of Pathways at:  http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/CTAE/Pages/cluster-pathway-courses.aspx

 FOOD CHOICES

This year, in order to accommodate dietary needs, you will be able to select the type of Boxed Lunch (Chicken Caesar Salad, Grilled Turkey Sandwich, Roast Beef Sandwich, Grilled Vegetable Wrap) you want on Monday and Tuesday.   Please select carefully as there will be no way to make changes to your choices once you arrive at the conference.

 AWARDS BANQUET

Please do not make a choice for the Awards Banquet on Tuesday night if you do not plan to attend.  Space is limited.  All those ordering a ticket will be accommodated, but if you order a ticket and do not come, you are wasting a meal. Meal options are chicken, roast beef, or vegetarian.

DIVISION BREAKFAST/CTSO UPDATE

Wednesday morning’s breakfast will be organized by divisions/affiliates.  Please choose the correct division/affiliate if you plan to attend the Wednesday morning breakfast.  If you do not plan to attend, please do not register for a ticket.

MOBILE APP

This year GACTE will have a mobile app for the conference program.  There will also be a downloadable pdf file of the conference program available on the website at the beginning of the conference.  There will be printed programs available as well.  Please indicate on your conference registration whether or not you want a printed program or if you will use one of the electronic resources.

CEU CREDIT

When you register for GACTE 2014, be sure to select YES to receive CEU Credit for the conference.  You will need to enter your CTAERN Password on the registration form.
 
At the conference, there will be scanning devices in each meeting room that accommodates over 30 people.  You will receive a coded id card included with your conference registration materials.  Be sure to scan your card in each session you attend.  After the conference, you will receive a link to an evaluation form for each session you attended.  If you attend a session in a small meeting room, be sure to make a note of the Session ID.  You will be able to add these and/or missing sessions to your online evaluation form.  Evaluations must be completed by September 15.  When you complete the evaluation, you can print out a pdf file that verifies your attendance at the conference.  After September 15, a list of all attendees who completed their evaluation form and indicated that they wanted to earn CEU’s for the conference will be forwarded to CTAERN.  Your credit will appear on your CTAERN record by October 15.  

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