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ACTE State Association Leaders' Resources


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State leaders: We are still migrating documents for this page; if you are unable to download the material you need, please contact Lauren Lessels.

New Leader Assistance
Are you a new state president or executive director?  Don't know where to start?  The resources below are for you!  These resources will help orient you to ACTE and state association leadership:

New Leader Resource Packet: This packet summarizes the resources ACTE provides you as a state leader.

State Association How-to Guide: Great for newcomers and veterans, this guide provides practical how-to steps on various aspects of association management, including finances, legal and tax issues, conference planning, board meetings and more!

ACTE Online Responsibilities and Obligations

ACTE Leadership Training Program

US Army Leadership Webinars: ACTE has partnered with the US Army to host a series of webinars on leadership. For more information on ACTE's other webinars, click here.

 Additional Resources for All State Leaders

 ACTE Excellence Awards
 Quality Association Standards Award

 ACTE Contacts
 Board of Directors Roster
 ACTE Headquarters Staff Roster

Board Orientations
 From ACTE:

 From other state associations:

 Conference Calls
 Grassroots Advocacy
 Finance and Tax Issues
 Media Relations
 Using the 2010 Elections for Advocacy Purposes
 Common Core State Standards Initiative
 National State Directors Vision Statement
 New Board Orientations
 Marketing to Younger Members

 Reaching New Policymakers
 State Policy Issues
 Using Data to Promote CTE 
 Workforce Investment Act  
 Membership Marketing  
 Team Building 
 QAS and Leadership Training Program 
Leadership Training Program 2011-2013 Memo of Understanding
 CTE Month

 Growing Young Leaders
 ACTE Awards Process
 Perkins Reauthorization 
 Common Core
 2012 Elections
 Open Discussion

 Awards and Organization Update
 August 2013: Awards Portal Tutorial
 September 2013: September 2013: Media Outreach and CTE Month
October 2013: Common Core State Standards (Powerpoint)

February 2014: Awards
March 2014: Marketing Membership
The Road to Relevance: New Strategies to Grow Membership
April 2014: Conference Planning 
May 2014: State Leaders Conference Call
May 2014: Powerpoint

 Governing Documents, Policies and Procedures
 Election Policies and Procedures
 Committee Charters and Objectives
 Chapter Checklist
 State Affiliate Checklist
 Non-unified to Unified Checklist
 FAQs on New 990 Tax, Incorporation
and Insurance Information for
State Associations
 Financial Management Information
 Updated Audit Guidelines
 Material List for 990 
 2009 Material List
 IRS Tax-exempt Organizations Materials
 Calendar of Events
    (Example deadline calendar)
 2014 Annual Report
Educators in Action Blogging Tip Sheet

Cyber Security Awareness Month

Event Resources

Important Sessions for State Leaders at VISION 2014
Region V Conference Planning Book
Region conference planning for State Associations
Region Conference Survey Template
Top 10 Meeting Planning Tips
State Conference Materials Request Form 
State Conference—ACTE Representative Request Form (2014)

Marketing Materials

2014 Regions Conference Save-the-Date
Top Ten Reasons to Join ACTE
ACTE Works! Infographic
Best Practices and Innovations Conference 2014 Brochure
ACTE Excellence Awards Brochure
ACTE Individual Membership Application
Leadership Development Programs
ACTE Membership Brochure
ACTE Social Media How-To Guide
VISION Brochure #2
Strength in Membership

 Other Forms
 Membership Application
 Membership Dues Grid by Region
 State Dues Change Form
 E-Blast Request Form 

In the Lead (Leadership Newsletter)
 May 2010
 October 2010
 February 2011
 May 2011
 October 2011 
 February 2012
April 2012
April 2013
May 2013
September 2013

 Troubleshooting Guide

 Public Policy
 Advocacy Toolkit
 Key Policy Issues
 Issue Briefs
 Fact Sheets
ACTE State Fact Sheets
 State Profiles
 Research Clearinghouse
Sample—South Dakota Data Sheet 
                  Texas Data Sheet 
Sample—South Dakota Membership Letter

ACTE - NASDCTE State Policies Impacting CTE: 2013 Year in Review

 Articles for State Newsletters
 Take a Moment, by David W. Jones 


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Arkansas CTE Program Areas

ACE recognizes eight primary program areas that encompass CTE. Under which does your program fall?

Arkansas ACTE Scholarships

The J. Marion Adams Divisional Scholarships are awarded in honor of the late J. Marion Adams. A recipient of many vocational achievement awards for outstanding service, Adams dedicated his life to the education of others.


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