2018 Conference Information

2018 Conference

Career Pathways: Creating Connections, Building Futures

The 2018 conference will be held in beautiful Louisville, Kentucky, at the Galt House Hotel. All sessions will take place in the hotel. The main conference will be Thursday and Friday, October 11–12. Preconference workshops (Wednesday, October 10) will address topics such as Career Pathways Leadership Certification, Engaging Employers, and Apprenticeships.

The conference will focus on Career Pathways implementation at the state and local levels. The conference’s 900+ attendees will consist of a broad cross-section of stakeholders comprising secondary and postsecondary educators, workforce development professionals/staff, and employers.

NCPN is excited to be hosting the conference in Louisville. There's plenty to do including cultural venues, restaurants, and Churchill Downs. Museums include the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, Kentucky Derby Museum, Muhammad Ali Center, and the Frazier History Museum, among others. You may want to check out Flame Run Glass Studio and Gallery in downtown Louisville and watch artists blow glass.

The NCPN conference is one of the best professional development opportunities in the country, offering 100+ breakouts, a full day of preconference workshops, keynote speakers, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall showcasing the latest products and services in career technical education. We hope you'll make plans to attend!

If you have questions, contact Debbie Mills (dmills@cord.org) or Sheila Wilson (swilson@cord.org).

See you in Louisville!


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