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Explore the world of credentials with education and industry experts from across the country. Keynote speakers, expert panelists, and presenters will engage participants in the exchange of ideas, best practices, research, and applications relating to credentials. This is one conference you won't want to miss!

Join us to...

  • Network with educators and industry professionals interested in exploring credentials.
  • Continue the nationwide conversation about measuring skills, preparing individuals for success, and the relevance of credentials.
  • Discuss how credentials can connect education and industry.
  • Learn about identifying quality credentials and implementing a successful credential program.

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Program Overview

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Breakfast and Lunch Keynote Speakers
  • Concurrent Sessions Covering These Themes:
    • Components of Quality Credentials
    • Successful Credential Case Studies
    • Credentials: Making Them Work for You
  • Opportunities to Meet with Credentialing Organizations
  • Summit Reflections and Networking Reception

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2018 Keynote Speaker
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Dr. Bryan Albrecht, President & CEO
Gateway Technical College

Dr. Albrecht will discuss the simultaneous growth of Gateway Technical College and the overall community as a result of third-party certification. Learn how Gateway has helped individuals, companies, and the economy grow through high quality industry-recognized credentials across multiple technical clusters.

2018 Keynote Speaker
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Paul Aiello, Director of CERT Education

Mr. Aiello will share the FANUC credentialing story and discuss how the aging technical workforce is impacting the automation industry. Hear about the importance and success of exposing younger audiences to technical paths to ensure a strong pipeline of qualified workers.

Representatives from
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sessions. Join us!
Sponsored By NOCTI, Association for Career and Technical Education, & Nocti Business Solutions
  • American Boat and Yacht Council
  • American Culinary Federation
  • American Medical Certification Association
  • American Welding Society
  • ASK Institute
  • CompTIA
  • DeKalb County School District
  • Gateway Technical College
  • Home Builders Institute
  • Lehigh Career and Technical Institute
  • MAX Teaching
  • Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
  • Loyd E. Williams Pipe Trades Training Center

Attend the Credential Summit and the ACTE Best Practices and Innovations Conference to make the most of your trip to Louisville!
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Where to Stay
Hyatt Regency Louisville (across the street from the Summit)
311 S. Fourth St.
Louisville, KY 40202
(888) 421-1442

Rate: Single and Double: $169, Triple: $199

Please mention "ACTE" when making your reservation to get the conference rate. Rooms will be available at the group rate until September 4, 2018. Please note that the block of rooms held for this event may sell out before the deadline. Be sure to book your room early!
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This is one conference you won't want to miss! Registration includes participation in all sessions, breakfast, lunch, and a closing networking reception. Registration Rate: $225 (by September 14th, 2018); $275 (after September 14th, 2018).

Click the button below to register through ACTE's online registration system. Below is an overview of the
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  1. Click Register Now once you are on the ACTE site.

  2. Begin the registration process by entering your information in the fields provided.

  3. Select the 2018 Credential Summit option, and any other programs you wish to attend.

  4. Review your order.

  5. Enter payment information and finalize your registration.
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