Creating Engaging Safety Lessons for CTE Students - KCCTE

Creating Engaging Safety Lessons for CTE Students

Hutchinson Career & Technical
July 11, 2022 8:30 am CST - July 12, 2022 4:30 pm CST
Cost: $110.00
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Monday, July 11 – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (1 hour break for lunch)

Tuesday, July 12 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


Workshop Registration Fee = $110.00


This workshop is designed to provide relevant safety instruction for a variety of CTE pathways. The format will blend theory with hands-on activities which can be utilized in the classroom and laboratory.

Topics include:

  • Student Safety Assessment
  • Application of OSHA Regulations
  • Developing Interactive Safety Lessons
  • Increasing Safety Awareness
  • Reducing Accidents and Near-Misses
  • Reducing Instructor Liability
  • Promoting enhanced learning and skill development through experiential
    learning practices

Presenter Details

Dr. Kevin S. Elliott is an Associate Professor in the Technology and Workforce Learning department at Pittsburg State University. Kevin works closely with CTE teachers in Kansas and Oklahoma as a professor, mentor, and consultant. His areas of interest in research include teacher retention, substitute teacher training, and safety. He holds an OSHA credential as a General Industry Trainer for 10- and 30-hour training. He has also provided numerous workshops and trainings on safety as well as taught multiple safety courses at Pittsburg State. Kevin holds a B.S. in Technology Education, a M.S. in Secondary Education, both from Pittsburg State and a Doctoral degree from the University of Missouri. Prior to working at Pittsburg State, he was a woodworking and carpentry instructor for 20 years at the secondary level.

Dr. Mark D. Threeton is an Associate Professor of Learning and Performance Systems in the Workforce Education and Development Program at Pennsylvania State University. He consults, teaches and conducts research in the areas of career and technical education, technical teacher education and experiential learning to promote enhanced learning and skill development. His research has been published widely in scholarly research journals and books. He holds extensive credentials across education and training. He holds a B.S. in Career and Technical Education from Pittsburg State University, a M.S. in Higher Education Personnel Administration from Kansas State University and a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University in Workforce Education and Development. Prior to joining the Penn State faculty, he was a technical educator with an emphasis in automotive technology and career development.