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Business Education Division



Learn more about the Business Education Division
from Gary Hutchinson!
 Gary Hutchinson
Gary Hutchinson
Business Education Division Vice President
3610 Hennepin Drive
Joliet, IL 60431
Phone: 815-483-4056 
Business Education Division

The Business Education Division of ACTE is a diverse, broad-based group dedicated to educating today's students for tomorrow's business community. 

The skills taught in business education programs include:

  •  communications 
  •  information systems/technology 
  •  financial procedures 
  •  economics 
  •  entrepreneurship 
  •  international business 
  •  principles of management and law 
  •  interpersonal and leadership skills 
  •  career development 
 Members include educators from:
  • middle schools
  • junior high schools
  • secondary schools
  • adult education
  • community and technical schools
  • two-year colleges
  • four-year baccalaureate degree programs
  • business teacher education programs
  • graduate degree programs
  • other related institutions and organizations

Those who hold the following positions should become involved: business education teachers, applied academic teachers, administrators, school-to-careers coordinators, business leaders, local and state supervisors, teacher educators, students in vocational/business education teacher prep programs.

The ACTE Business Education Division is aligned with the following career clusters:

  • Business, Management and Administration
  • Finance
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety and Security
  • Marketing, Sales and Service

Full ACTE Division/Career Clusters Matrix

ACTE's Standing Committees and Task Forces 

Policy & Planning Committee and Procedures Manual

Business Education Division Policy Committee Meeting Minutes

Business Education Division Business Meeting Minutes

Business Education Division Reports to the Board

Business Education Division Quarterly Newsletters

Business Education Division Awards

Business Education Hall of Fame

Policy Commission for Business and Economic Education (New!)

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The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the nation’s largest not-for-profit association committed to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. ACTE represents the community of CTE professionals, including educators, administrators, researchers, guidance counselors and others at all levels of education. ACTE is committed to excellence in providing advocacy, public awareness and access to resources, professional development and leadership opportunities.


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