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2020 GACTE Summer Leadership Conference


Exhibitors use this link to register for the 2020 Career Tech Expo:

  •  8 Hours of Division Specific Content

  • Pre-Conference Tours

  • Engaging Keynote Speakers

  • Career Tech Expo

  • Networking Opportunities

  • TED Talks

  • Lunch and Learn with the Vendor Sessions

  • Member-Focused Activities

  • Mobile APP

  • Group Registration and Housing Available

Make Your Plans Now to Attend!
Registration Opens April 20, 2020


TUESDAY-July 14, 2020

GACTE and Affiliate Board Meetings

LEAD CTAE Celebration w/GACTE Board & LEAD Alumni


WEDNESDAY-July 15, 2020

Pre-Conference                   Optional Tours

1 PM – 3 PM                         Opening Session – Keynote Speaker:                                                                    Brooks Harper

3 PM – 5 PM                         Division Time--Content Specific Sessions

5 PM – 7 PM                         Vendor Reception/First Timers Reception

THURSDAY-July 16, 2020

7 AM – 7:45 AM                   Chick-fil-A Breakfast @ The Classic Center

8 AM – 12 PM                      Division Time--Content Specific Sessions

12 PM – 2 PM                       Boxed Lunch & Learn with Vendor Sessions

                                              Ted Talks in the Theatre

2:15 PM - 4:15 PM                Division Time--Content Specific Sessions

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM               GACTE Business Meeting

5:45 PM – 7:30 PM               GACTE Awards Celebration

                                              Walk the Red Carpet

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM               Awards Celebration Reception

FRIDAY-July 17, 2020

8 AM – 9:30 AM                    Division Breakfast/CTSO Update

10 AM – 12 PM                     Closing Session:  Keynote/Installation of                                                               Officers/Door Prizes

                                               Keynote Speaker:   Principal Kaefele



Registration Opens April 20, 2020


Member Rate  $295 *

*(dues must be current through 7/31/2020)

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Non-Member Rate $500

Keynote Speakers




Brooks Harper

Brooks Harper is the premier College and Workforce Readiness speaker in America! He provides Keynotes, Workshops, and Training Material for students and professionals helping them discover, develop, market and sell their talents, skills and abilities that bring tangible value to the market place. He connects-the-dots between today's decisions and tomorrow's college and career options.  Brooks draws from 15 years of leadership experience in Corporate America to invest in and inspire our current and future workforce!

Principal Kaefele

One of the most sought-after school leadership experts and education speakers in America, Principal Kafele is impacting America’s schools! He has delivered over two thousand conference and program keynotes, professional development workshops, parenting seminars and student assemblies over his 34 years of public speaking. His message of inspiring school and classroom excellence is vastly impacting America’s school leaders and teachers! 

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