Midwest Teachers of Transportation and Industrial Areas holds an annual Professional Development Conference. Stay current and up to date with the latest technology. Network and learn more from professional trainers and representatives from industry. Find discounts, learn about new tools and get connected to publishers at the trade show. Meet others while enjoying the Breezy Belle and enjoying the Brainerd Lakes region while earning 20 hours of professional development.
Professional development Resources
2020 ASE Virtual Conference Sessions
The ASE Virtual Instructor Conference was presented by the ASE Education Foundation in cooperation with Cengage on August 4 and 5, 2020. If you missed any sessions, you may register to view them. All of these sessions may be applied to your 20-hour update training requirement for instructors at ASE Accredited programs.
Are Your Courses Exemplary?
What does it take to create an engaging, effective course? The Exemplary Course Program, with its peer and expert review processes, can provide valuable insights.
ASE Past Professional Development Webinars
View the past professional development webinars given by ASE here!
ConsuLab Distributed Learning and Teaching Automotive and Diesel in Isolation
In this time of social distancing, ConsuLab is closer than ever to you. We know it’s an extraordinary time for everyone and as such, to help you navigate this uncertain time, our education team is sharing some of their best practices with you.
Minnesota State CTE Webinars
Professional development webinars provide Career and Technical Education consortium members and career pathway partners with current, relevant information needed to advance CTE in Minnesota. Sessions are facilitated by state staff, CTE consortium leaders, and other subject-matter experts.
Worldpac Training Institute (WTI) Virtual Training Classes
In response to these challenging times, WTI continues to serve your training needs with live virtual webinars, interactive instructor-led classes, pre-recorded class videos, and more! These innovative training solutions are part of the recently launched World Professional Automotive Community brought to you by the Worldpac Training Institute (WTI).
Foundations for Excellence in Teaching Online
Learn essential strategies for successful online teaching
Pivoting to Online Teaching: Research and Practitioner Perspectives
This course explores research-informed, effective practices for online teaching and learning, providing guidance on how to pivot existing courses online while enhancing student success and engagement
Introduction to Online and Blended Teaching
Learn about the latest in online teaching and learning to create engaging, student-centered, and successful learning environments.
Inclusive Teaching: Supporting All Students in the College Classroom
Explore the principles of inclusive teaching and learn how to apply them in your classroom to support diverse learners.
Deep Learning through Transformative Pedagogy
How can powerful teaching strategies and effective learning activities enhance deep learning?
Classroom Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning
Learn inquiry-based classroom practices to engage students in education through exploration.
Instructional Design Models
Explore traditional and current instructional design models as you develop your own outline of an online course.
Competency-Based Education: The Why, What, and How
An overview of competency-based education in schools: presenting ideas, inspiration, strategies, and challenges.
The Science of Learning – What Every Teacher Should Know
A teaching course for K-12 teachers about the science of learning and how to use current research to improve classroom outcomes.
Instructional Design: Digital Media, New Tools and Technology
Explore the design, development and use of digital media and emerging technologies to support online teaching and learning.
Instructional Design and Technology: Learning Theories
Explore emerging learning theories and interactive technologies to create engaging experiences for today’s connected students.
The Future of Work: Preparing for Disruption
Only MOOC to explore the 2019 World Development Report (WDR) and workforce of the future. Learn how A.I., automation, advanced technologies and new businesses are changing the world.
Case Studies in Continuous Educational Improvement
Learn about leading approaches to continuous educational improvement through case studies of educational innovation.
TCOE Mentoring & Mentee Resources
- These two guides give you a variety of resources to help you feel more comfortable in your new role!
ASE New Automotive Teacher Guide
- This instructor guide will help new automotive teachers with lab management, resources, advisory committees, and more!