The 2018 National conference "Closing the Skills Gap--Partnerships that Work"
Kenosha, Wisconsin-Doubletree Hotel and Gateway Technical College sites.
ATEA conferences consistently deliver on skill development, technical trends that effect technical education, national and regional experiences that move economies and education forward, sharing of best practice and building professional relationships adding to productivity, team strength and job satisfaction.
Wednesday March 21
The conference starts with lunch in the Trade Show, tours of business, industry and health care in southeastern Wisconsin, and in the evening the ATEA national awards dinner with presentations by Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and Wisconsin Technical System President, Dr. Morna K. Foy.
Thursday March 22
President's Panel:" Pathways and Partnerships": Beth Armseth, Principal, Lakeview Technology Academy; Dr. Bob Meyer, Chancellor UW-Stout; Clark Coco, Dean Washburn Tech, KS; and Al Bunshaft, SVP Global Initiatives, Dassault Systemes, Americas.
4 hour workshops at different Gateway sites
6 Pathway Choices
There are 5 technical Pathway workshops: Transportation; Mechatronics, Healthcare, IT and Sustainable energy; there is one workshop the "Gateway Pathway" Conference attendees can select the tour and workshop or a tour that is different than the workshop topic. Some workshops will award a certificate.
for in depth information, hands on experience and certification. Participants will chose one of 5 for certification.
Pathway 6 is the "Gateway Pathway" how Gateway Technical College partnered in the process to bring Foxconn to southeastern Wisconsin and how they are planning for scaling up for workforce recruitment and development and the skills that are needed.
American Technical Education Association 55th National Conference hosted by Gateway Technical College.pdf
HOTELS--ask for ATEA conference rate
Double Tree Hotel--conference hotel and lodging
Hampton Inn Kenosha