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The Association for Career and Technical Education® is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. It's our mission to provide educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce. Read more about our history and structure


ACTE Leadership

ACTE's leadership is a volunteer Board of Directors, elected by the members of the Association in an annual election. Board officers include the president, president-elect and past-president. Board Directors are one representative from each of ACTE's Divisions and Regions. The executive director is an ex-officio member of the Board. Standing committees are appointed by the Board.

Executive Committee

President-Elect   President   Past President
Gina Riggs Headshot 2016 Final   Lorri Carlile headshot June 2016   Doug Meyer 2
Gina Riggs   Lorri Carlile   Doug Meyer 
Kiamichi Technology Center-Poteau
Poteau, OK
  Morrison Public Schools
Morrison, OK
  Yelm High School
Yelm, WA

Board of Directors

Administration Division
Vice President
  Agricultural Education Division
Vice President
Janet Goble 172x200   Nancy Trivette Headshot
Janet Goble
Institution/Organization Canyons
School District
Sandy, UT
  Nancy Trivette 
New Jersey Department of Agriculture
Trenton, NJ 
Business Education Division
Vice President
  Engineering & Technology Education Division
Vice President
Kelli Diemer 10 5 16   Paul Asunda
Kelli Diemer
CTE Consultant
Des Moines, IA
  Paul Asunda
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 
Family & Consumer Sciences Education Division
Vice President
  Guidance & Career Development Division
Vice President
Rachel Gonzalez   Jan Bell Headshot
Rachel Gonzalez
Lakeridge Junior High 
Orem, UT
  Jan Bell
Tulsa Tech
Tulsa, OK
Health Science Education Division
Vice President
  Marketing Education Division
Vice President
Cindy McConnell 2016   Tammie Brewer 172x200
Cindy McConnell
Etowah High School
Attalla, AL
  Tammie Brewer 
Mississippi Department of Education
Jackson, MS
New & Related Services Division
Vice President
  Postsecondary, Adult & Career Education Division
Vice President
Anesa Hooper   John Noel Headshot
Anesa Hooper
Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee
Muskogee, OK
  John Noel
Great Plains Technology Center
Lawton, OK
Trade & Industrial Education Division
Vice President
Alex Gromada headshot 2016    
Alex Gromada
Southern Illinois Carpenters
Joint Apprenticeship Program
Belleville, IL 
Region I Vice President   Region II Vice President
Dave Keaton Photo   Brian Law headshot
Dave Keaton
Region Two School of Applied Technology
Houlton, ME
  Brian Law
Valdosta High School
 Valdosta, GA
Region III Vice President        Region IV Vice President 
Region Representative 
Cindy Stover headshot   Sherry Siler 2016 headshot
Cindy Stover
IL ACTE Consultant & Executive Director
Lincoln, IL
  Sherry Siler
Alma High School
Alma, AR 
Region V Vice President   Executive Director/Secretary & Treasurer
Dodie Bemis Headshot   LeAnn Wilson headshot 2016- full size
Dodie Bemis
South Dakota Association for
Career & Technical Education (SDACTE)
Watertown, SD
  LeAnn Wilson
Association for Career and Technical Education

2015 ACTE Bylaws

2015 Annual Report

Conflict of Interest Policy

Code of Ethics

ACTE Strategic Direction and Vision Statement 

Board of Directors Position Statements

Putting Learner Success First: A Shared Vision for the Future of CTE

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ACTE is committed to enhancing the job performance and satisfaction of its members; to increasing public awareness and appreciation for career and technical programs; and to assuring growth in local, state and federal funding for these programs by communicating and working with legislators and government leaders.



ACTE Calendar

Monday, July 24, 2017

Missouri ACTE Summer Conference 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Best Practices and Innovations Conference

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