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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. ACTE seeks to attract bright, creative minds to advocate for career and technical education, and build and serve our diverse membership, at the state and federal levels.

Working for ACTE means more than financial rewards: It means working to improve students' educational options and opportunities beyond the traditional academic classroom, helping to build a highly skilled workforce that is the backbone of the national economy.

Our convenient location in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, is mere blocks from the King Street Metro Station and is easily accessible by car or bus.

Full-time Positions

ACTE offers its employees a competitive salary and benefits package, including paid leave, floating holidays, a comprehensive medical and dental plan, life and long-term disability insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. In accordance with the Association's mission, staff members are also encouraged to pursue professional development opportunities by joining professional organizations, attending seminars, conferences and conventions, and enrolling in non-degree coursework.


 Web Administrator

Seeking a creative, dedicated and talented web administrator with a can-do attitude to lead our efforts to optimize the design and performance of our Association’s web channels in support of our membership and to advance our educational and public policy mission. Our Administrator is responsible for making sure our web engine is fully tuned and drives content to the career and technical education community. 

The ability to cultivate and maintain strong press contacts with reporters representing education, workforce and business media is essential. Strong organizational, publication, oral and written communication skills, understanding of social media and online tools and ability to prioritize and handle multiple work tasks effectively with minimal supervision required. Bachelor's degree, three to five years relevant experience and knowledge of education and government relations preferred.

E-mail resume, cover letter and salary history/requirements to mconnet@acteonline.org Only those applicants who include ALL elements-resume, cover letter and salary history/requirements-will be considered. Phone inquiries will not be returned.

ACTE Internship Program

The ACTE internship program is an extension of the Association’s mission by furthering the career development of students in the greater Washington, D.C., area while providing critical support to staff activities.

Internships for postsecondary students in undergraduate or certificate programs are available on a for-credit basis during each semester of the academic year, or for the full term if both intern and staff to whom the intern reports mutually agree to the extension. Semester-based internships will be available in marketing, accounting, electronic media, graphic design, policy and management/administration.

Internships for students transitioning from secondary education to postsecondary/career education will be available June-August on an as-needed basis according to the needs of each department. 

Fall/Spring Semester
ACTE offers for-credit internships during the fall, spring and summer semesters of the academic year. Positions are available in accounting, editorial, e-media, graphic design, marketing, non-profit management, and research, media and public policy. Application can be made by e-mailing Michael Connet. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted as soon as possible.

Summer Internships
Summer internships with ACTE are available on an as-needed basis. Information is usually posted mid-spring.

Volunteer Opportunities

ACTE has many ways for members and non-member CTE educators to get involved in serving the Association's mission. Click here for more information.

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ACTE Excellence Awards

The ACTE Excellence Awards seek to promote excellence in career and technical education by recognizing individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the field, programs that exemplify the highest standards, and organizations that have conducted activities to promote and expand career and technical education programs.

ACTE State Associations

Techniques Advert Events Partners Countdown   ACTE's state associations and affiliates form the backbone of local CTE organizing and advocacy. Click our interactive map to check your state for a member association!  For state Web address changes or updates on the ACTE-hosted state Web pages, e-mail the Webmaster or call 800-826-9972. Also, visit our Membership Categories Web page. In addition, if you are interested in learning more about the CTE delivery system in each state, please check out our State Fact Sheets that give a quick overview of CTE by state and our more detailed State Profiles.  2012 State Association Leadership Directory  ACTE State Association Leaders' Resources  ACTE Leadership Training Program 


ACTE Calendar

Monday, March 13, 2017

National Policy Seminar 2017

Thursday, April 06, 2017

ACTE Region V Conference

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