Career and Technical Education Conference

2016 CTE Conference. Session leaders standing at front of room.

2016 CTE Conference. Group standing in front of rail road cars.
July 28-30, 2019
Mitchell, SD

The South Dakota Career & Technical Education (CTE) Summer Conference is sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Education and in cooperation with the South Dakota Association for Career and Technical Education. Each year, this conference provides over 300 teachers, administrators, and school counselors with opportunities to connect with other educators and to explore best practices that will help them prepare students to be college, career, and life ready.


Registering with Perkins Funds
Local Perkins funds can be used for professional development related to CTE Programs of Study, including CTE conference registration fees.

Membership dues for professional organizations such as SDACTE CANNOT be paid for with local Perkins funds.

Future Conference Dates

August 2-4, 2020 - Watertown, SD

If you have questions, please contact your Regional Career Development Specialist.