Quality training is a vital component for effective instruction.

CTE Professional Development

Quality training for CTE educators is a vital component for effective instruction. The CTE department is committed to offering professional development to teachers, therefore enhancing college and career readiness of CTE students.

PD Days

Professional development workshops will be offered for various CTE program areas on upcoming district PD Days, as well as other dates.



CTE Workshop Presentations

Presentations from CTE workshops are available in LiveBinder, or contact the workshop facilitator. Current workshop presentations include: August 2019 Opening of Schools CTE @ Work

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Florida Association for Career and Technical Ed.(FACTE)

Online Courses

FACTE's variety of online courses are designed to enhance CTE teacher’s curriculum, classroom management, and technologies.

The classes are online, usually lasting 4-6 weeks, with required attendance at a live online session once a week. Course in-service points vary from 12 to 60 in-service points per course. Check out FACTE online course catalog, and find the course(s) that interest you!

If you register for a FACTE online course, you must contact the CTE office at least 2 weeks before the course begins. Email cguillama@dadeschools.net or call 305-693-3030.


Perkins Professional Development Institute (PDI)

 A Self-Study Program for Teacher Industry Certification

CTE teachers and instructors choosing self-study can be reimbursed up to $150 for self-study materials such as online training, manuals, books or other self-study methods.

Teachers/instructors must complete the mini-grant application prior to attending any pre-exam review, taking any self-study courses or taking a certification exam. Perkins PDI mini-grant recipients must verify that the certification they are pursuing is linked to the program they teach on the Division’s Perkins Technical Skills Attainment (TSA) Inventory.

The self-study mini-grant application and other information can be found in the PDI website: http://perkinspdi.org/



Continuing Education for Career and Technical Educators

For questions or more information

Contact the Instructional Supervisor over your CTE program area, 305-693-3030.

To register for upcoming workshops on PD Day, log in to My Learning Plan from M-DCPS district employee portal.