Florida Association for Career and Technical Education

​55th Annual Conference & Trade Show

The 55th Annual FACTE Conference & Trade Show will be held July 19-21, 2021 at the SeaWorld Renaissance in Orlando, Florida.


Attendee registration will be open May 1-31, 2021. The cost of registration is $325 per attendee. Due to social distancing requirements, registration is limited to 400 attendees. You must be an active FACTE member in order to attend this conference. We are asking technical colleges/districts to register all of their teachers as a Group Registration. Once the district/technical college has completed this excel sheet, please email it to lboyd@facte.org and we will send the institution an invoice they can pay by check or online with a credit card. If you are not able to register as part of a Group Registration, please fill out the individual registration form. If you are a teacher, please contact your district to see if they are having a Group Registration before registering as an individual.


The  conference will be held at the beautiful SeaWorld Renaissance in Orlando, Florida. room rate for the FACTE Conference is $144/ night. This price includes self parking. The resort fee is optional for attendees to add if the benefits of that fee are of interest to the individual. If you would like the link to reserve your hotel room, please contact rgonzalez@facte.org.


Click here to review our DRAFT At-a-Glance Agenda. Please note this is just a draft; the times and rooms listed may change. Our Wednesday agenda is not included here, but we will gather for the FACTE Business Meeting at 7:30 a.m. This brief meeting will be followed by an ACTE Update, and Chancellor Henry Mack's State of State. The last of these meeting should wrap up by noon.

For details on the sessions listed above, please read the session descriptions below:

Monday Workshops

More Descriptions Coming Soon

FAAE Preconference

Tuesday Workshops

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Session 5

Wednesday Workshops

Descriptions Coming Soon

Please remember this is just a draft agenda - it is subject to change.

Award Nominations - DUE May 31st!
Each year, FACTE honors deserving students, teachers, administrators, and industry partners as part of our FACTE Awards Program. If you would like to nominate a deserving candidate for one of our many awards, please review the awards packet. Nominations are due by May 31st.


If you are interested in being an online exhibitor or sponsor for this year's event, please complete this formALL OF OUR IN-PERSON EXHIBITOR BOOTHS HAVE SOLD. We will send you an itemized invoice for your registration and/or sponsorships that you can pay online at your convenience. Due to social distancing requirements, we are only able to have 20 in-person exhibitors for this year's event. If you would like more information on the sponsorship options, please click here. Registration for those booths must be paid by May 31, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact lboyd@facte.org.