Professional Development

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The Emerging Center for Career and Technical Education Excellence seeks to provide professional development opportunities to enhance educators’ effectiveness. By offering programs and services that support and promote career and technical education through all stages in the profession, so educators can increase their knowledge and skills throughout their careers.

Leadership Development in Post-Secondary Education


Evaluate knowledge surrounding leadership in higher education. Compare adaptive challenges and formulate how to embrace and apply the change process to teams and organizations. Appraise higher education leadership with an increased understanding of organizational culture and behaviors to manage the enterprise of education. Application of knowledge gained from the Wisconsin Leadership Development Institute (WLDI). 

For individuals registered in the WTCS Wisconsin Leadership Development Institute who would like a credit option. For registration questions, contact

Course # CTE 796-800A
Credits 3
Tuition $1,192.56 WI graduate 
Schedule June 1 - August 29 | Face-to-face sessions Monday - Friday, June 1 - 5, 8 am - 5 pm, plus arranged through August 29
Location Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI
Delivery Face-to-face and arranged
Instructor Dr. Julie Furst-Bowe

Career and Technical Education Professional Development

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Professor co-authors textbook on career and technical education

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Contact Information

Photo of Deanna Schultz Deanna Schultz
Associate Professor

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