2018 Advance CTE Fall Meeting



October 22-24, 2018


BWI Airport Marriott
1743 W. Nursery Road
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090



Join Career Technical Education (CTE) leaders from across the country in Baltimore, Maryland for a three-day professional development conference that explores the latest issues and challenges influencing CTE today. Our annual Advance CTE Fall Meeting draws state CTE leaders from nearly every state. This year, you can expect to:

  • Network with leaders from across the country and share CTE best practices from secondary, postsecondary and workforce development systems
  • Learn how leading states are committing to a vision of high-quality CTE and how they are ensuring all programs of study meet these standards of excellence
  • Engage with national experts about the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act and work with your peers to prepare for implementation



Register by August 10 to secure the early bird rate! Become a member of Advance CTE today and receive an even greater discount on your meeting registration. Regular registration closes September 24. Registration includes dinner on October 22, breakfast and lunch on October 23 and breakfast on October 24.

Register here. Members must be logged in to receive the member discount. 



                                       Member                Non-Member

Early Bird Registration     $500                     $675

Regular Registration        $600                     $775


View the Fall Meeting agenda here


We have booked a block of rooms at the BWI Marriott at a discounted price for your convenience. Take advantage of the reduced price while availability lasts.

Book your room for Advance CTE 2018 Fall Meeting

The BWI Airport Marriott is located 10 miles from Baltimore and 28 miles from Washington, DC, and just minutes from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport at 1743 Nursery Road. Learn about the hotel’s transportation accommodations here.
Please note: The federal per diem rate may change on October 1. The hotel reserves the right to charge the prevailing federal government prescribed per diem in effect at the time of the meeting. This may result in an increase or a decrease in the room rate quoted when reserving rooms.


The Fall Meeting is also a great opportunity for your organization to share your resources, services and materials with state CTE leaders from across the country.

**Our sponsorship packages are now available! Download the form here.**  The deadline to sponsor is September 14, and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Don’t miss your opportunity to be a sponsor at this year’s meeting. Email Andrea Zimmermann (azimmermann@careertech.org) or call at 301-588-9630 with any questions. We're happy to discuss which option would be the best fit for your needs.