Skip To Content
Using Advisory Councils Effectively - January 2020 is a Course

Using Advisory Councils Effectively - January 2020

Ended Jan 8, 2020


Full course description

Full course description

Course Dates:
January 8, 2020


1 day





Course Type:



An energetic and involved advisory council can have a significant impact in helping your program and students achieve their goals! This interactive course is designed to ensure success in the formation and use of industry advisory councils. During this course, you will learn how to form a committee, conduct useful advisory council meetings and use advisory council members for continuous program improvement.


-Identify the purpose and roles of advisory councils
-Identify the role of the chairperson
-Identify the role of the instructor
-Build relationships with business partners
-Determine size and make-up of the committee
-Identify the components of an orientation for new members
-Describe the value of bylaws
-Plan and conduct an effective advisory council meeting
-Describe the value of an advisory council program of work
-Identify strategies for retaining and valuing advisory council members
-Assess the effectiveness of an advisory council

Course Instructor

Curt Bertelsen is the Director of Professional Development for Pima JTED.  He received his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from the University of Arizona.  He counts himself blessed to have been able to teach Agriculture at Flowing Wells High School for 23 years. He has been a part of an amazing team of professionals that has developed the Arizona CTE Curriculum Consortium and Premier Program Series, both have grown into statewide efforts. He loves working with new teachers and seeing them grow into amazing professional educators. He and his wife, Ann, are parents to three wonderful adult children and an awesome son-in-law. His dog, Daisy, likes to follow him around as he gardens. Contrary to nasty rumors, he actually eats his vegetables!  Is dark chocolate technically a vegetable?


Pima County JTED @ Master Pieces
2855 W. Master Pieces Dr. 
Building 1 / PD Classroom
Tucson, AZ  85741


8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (half hour lunch)

Sign up for this course today!