Washington's Premier Gathering for Professional Development in CTE

WA-ACTE Summer Conference

CTE...Connecting Education to Careers

August 4-7, 2019

The Davenport Grand Hotel | Spokane


This year's WA-ACTE Summer Conference, co-hosted by Washington ACTE and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, will focus on the ongoing high-quality CTE initiatives that applies best practices, innovation, integration, and implementation of Career Connected Learning through CTE. Presentations and sessions will focus on the twelve elements defining high-quality CTE as identified by ACTE’s High-Quality CTE initiative. The purpose of Summer Conference is the same as in years past, "to improve learning for educators and students." This is an interactive conference designed to engage individual educators, schools, and community members to implement quality CTE programs for student success.


Paper Registration (checks or purchase orders): Word | pdf

Online Registration (credit cards only)

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Silent Auction Donations Needed

Click Here for Information Flyer and Bid Sheet


Tentative List of Sessions

All registration options include WA-ACTE membership dues;

breakfast Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; lunch Sunday, Monday, Tuesday;

and up to 24 STEM-approved clock hours.

Additional 5 clock hours for STEM Training and additional 8 clock hours for Baking Workshop.

Early Registration Ends June 30

Late Registration Starts July 1 (increase $50)


Tentative Schedule

Registration will open at 8 a.m. on Sunday, August 4 with first sessions beginning at 9 a.m.

Breakfasts on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday will be served at 8 a.m. with first sessions beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m.

Lunches will be served on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.

The conference will end at noon on Wednesday.


Featured Keynote Speaker:


Michael DiSpezio


Book Your Room

The Davenport Grand Hotel, 333 West Spokane Falls Boulevard, Spokane WA 99201, 800-918-9344

Rate: $105 single | $115 double | $125 triple | $135 quad | Self-Parking $10/day

Marriott Reservations: 1-800-228-9290 | Davenport Grand: 509-458-3330

Reservation Deadline: July 9, 2019

Book your group rate for WA-ACTE Summer Conference 2019

Additional hotel honoring above rates: The Centennial (former Red Lion Inn at the Park)

303 West North River Drive, Spokane WA 99201, 844-733-3305

Please note: This is not a reserved block at The Centennial, but they are honoring the same per diem rates as The Davenport Grand Hotel.


Exhibitor Webpage

Call for Presentations!

Summer Conference 2019

Click Here to Submit Session Proposal

Accepted speakers are responsible for ALL Conference-related expenses, including registration, travel, lodging, and meals.