Experts from AIR to Present on Employability Skills, Career Pathways and More at "CareerTech Vision 2016" Conference

Washington, D.C. – Experts with the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will explore topics in career and technical education at the “CareerTech Vision 2016” conference, being held Nov. 30 through Dec. 3 in Las Vegas.

The conference, taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, is sponsored by the Association for Career & Technical Education.  ACTE is devoted to helping prepare youth and adults for a wide range of high-skill jobs.

Presentations by AIR staff include:

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Classroom Management 101: A Bootcamp for New CTE Teachers
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Room N 235-237

AIR Presenters: Amanda Duffy and Cherise Moore

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Building Career Pathways Panel: From the State to the Classroom
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Room N 234-236

AIR Presenters: Catherine Jacques, Cherise Moore, Marcela Movit, and Amanda Duffy

Promoting Employability Skills in Your CTE and Out-of-School Time Programming
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Room N 245-247

AIR Presenter: GeMar Neloms

Effective Teaching for Improved Student Outcomes
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. | Room N 235-237

AIR Presenter: Cherise Moore

Integrating Competency-Based Education and Postsecondary Articulation Agreements: Resources for Educators
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Room N 234-236

AIR Presenter: David Blumenthal

Organize and Self-assess: Supporting Students in the CCRS Landscape
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Room N 242

AIR Presenter: GeMar Neloms

Friday, December 2, 2016

How Career Pathways and Employability Skills Can Support English Language Learners
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.| Room N 228

AIR Presenters: GeMar Neloms and Catherine Jacques

More information can be found at the ACTE CareerTech Conference website.

About AIR
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education, and workforce productivity. For more information, visit