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HST Calendar

June 2018
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Heath Science Technology

The mission of the Illinois Career and Technical Education Innovative Curriculum Resources Project headed by Illinois State University and funded by Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, is to facilitate and coordinate Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in public, secondary and post secondary schools in Illinois. 

GOALS:

Provide state-wide coordination of CTE programs, career awareness and development of initiatives through the creation and dissemination of on-line activities and lesson plans relating to career exploration, career decision making and career guidance. 
Assist in bridging the gap between employers and the educational field by researching strategies to improve communication and collaborative efforts within and between EFE Directors, CTE teachers, career counselors, post secondary institutions and workforce advisory boards. 
Provide innovative, research based, curricular resources through various activities and evaluative techniques.
Undertake a process to review existing CTE curriculum materials, help in the dissemination of curriculum materials, provide professional development based and develop ancillary materials to help support the curriculum materials for Illinois CTE professionals, institutions and workforce advisory boards. 

CONTACTS:

HST Leader - Nance Budde RN at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ISBE - HST Principal Consultant -- Whitney Mehaffy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

IHOA President - Mary Spata RN at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Executive Director, Illinois HOSA - April Sonnefeldt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

President, Illinois HOSA Board of Directors - Karen Calligaris at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

National HOSA Lieutenant on Compretitive Event Team for Health Profession Events category - Karen Aldworth RN at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Illinois HOSA website - www.illinoishosa.org

IACTE website - www.iacte.org

 

SOCIAL MEDIA:

TWITTER:  Follow me at "@budde_nance" 

****leave me a message if you would be interested in visiting a SIM lab during summer break. 

Look for #ilcte, #IL_InCiTE, #CRSA2015, and #CRSA16 for past coverage and current posts by fellow HST and CTE educators!
 

Check out the Illinois Health Occupations Association (IHOA) website!  Join other amazing HST educators in Illinois in making IHOA a leader in HST education resources, professional development, networking, and collaboration.  For information on joining the work of IACTE and its health affiliate IHOA, click HERE.

 

SAVE THE DATE FOR EXCITING SUMMER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACADEMIES IN YOUR AREA!

KEYNOTE PRESENTERS:  Corinne Hosington and Brooks Harper

Registration is currently open for summer academies.  

June 18-19, 2018 in Springfield at the Illinois Education Association Professional Development Center, 3440 Liberty Drive

June 21-22, 2018 in Edwardsville at N.O. Nelson Campus, 600 Troy Road

June 25-26, 2018 in Addison at Technology Center of DuPage, 301 S. Swift Road

SUMMER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN JULY! 

 Youth Mental Health First Aid will be an exciting all day professional development session.

Here are the goals for this important PD for all CTE teachers! 

Here are the goals for Youth Mental Health First Aid:

  1. Introduce participants to the “unique risk” factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents.
  2. Understanding the importance for early recognition and intervention.
  3. Will teach you how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.
  4. Demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, select appropriate intervention and provide initial help; connect the young person to professional, peer, social and self-help care.
  5. Topics will include: anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive disorders & behaviors and finally substance use, abuse and misuse.

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR for this important professional development opportunity. Space is limited to 35 participants at each location so don’t DELAY!

$25 for 7 professional development hours! Lite breakfast and lunch will be provided. There will be cold water and coffee at each location but if you would like something else to drink, please bring that with you!

Locations:

July 16th in Normal at the ISU Alumni Center 8:00am – 5pm with a 1-hour lunch

July 18th in Granite City at the Chestnut Health Facility 8:00am – 4:30pm with a working lunch

July 26th in Romeoville at Wilco Area Career Center 8:00am – 4:30pm with a ½ hour lunch

I am looking forward to meeting everyone!

Mental Health is such an important health issue and teachers are dealing with student challenges every day in our classrooms.

To Register, please visit:  www.illinoisstate.edu/YouthMentalHealthFirstAid

 

INTERNATIONAL HOSA CONFERENCE

June 27-29, 2018 in Dallas, Texas 

 

LOOK FOR OUR MONTHLY NEWSLETTER for HAPPENINGS in Illinois HST programs

Starting May 2018

Please contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to have your program featured in our HST monthly newsletter highlighting your best practices, student's favorite technology in your classroom.  

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