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In-depth Analysis, Classroom Tools and Best Practices
Techniques magazine is published eight times a year and provides a wealth of useful information to CTE teachers and administrators, including in-depth analysis, classroom tools and best practices. Please note, international members receive Techniques electronically.

Quality Networking and Professional Development
CareerTech VISION and the National Policy Seminar help you interact with other CTE educators, business and institutional partners and policymakers face to face. As an attendee, you choose from a variety of sessions across a wide range of subjects designed to help you take the most relevant information back to your classroom or office.

ACTE also hosts online webinars on a variety of CTE-relevant topics so that you can develop professionally right at home.

Timely Legislative Updates
The Legislative Action Center on ACTE’s website provides you a way to get information on the legislative process, follow the voting records of representatives and find out who your elected officials in Congress are. Also, ACTE’s electronic Legislative Alerts provide breaking news on Capitol Hill activities that affect CTE programming, funding and support.

CTE News
ACTE keeps you on top of cutting-edge news from around the country. Career Tech Update is a tightly written summary of the most important news affecting the career and technical education profession, prepared by the editors of U.S. News & World Report. This valuable resource is published each weekday and sent to your inbox before 8:00 a.m.

ACTE also partners with SmartBrief to produce the daily STEM Education SmartBrief, perfect for CTE educators and stakeholders interested in following developments and issues in science, technology, engineering and math.

High-quality Resources
ACTE is focused on getting information, as well as useful products and services, into the classrooms and schools of its members. One of the most effective ways we do that is by partnering with industry experts. These partnerships are all geared toward benefiting our members. For instance, our partnership with eKnowledge results in free SAT and ACT prep programs for ACTE members and their students. Click here for more information.

Instant Access to Thousands of Colleagues
ACTE's social networks help you network with other educators around the country who share your professional interests.

Professional Recognition
ACTE’s Excellence Awards Program gives you an opportunity to nominate your colleagues or yourself for recognition on a national stage for outstanding work and dedication to career and technical education.

Career Advancement
ACTE offers you the opportunity to obtain college credits needed for license/certificate renewal or salary advancement purposes, through its online courses. These courses are offered through Thomson Learning. With the click of a button, the ACTE Job Bank offers you an additional resource for locating today’s available positions specifically in the career and technical education field

Peace Of Mind
Forrest T. Jones


Personal Protection

CTE provides you with a $25,000 policy for common carrier accidental death and dismemberment insurance within the first year of annual membership through the Forrest T. Jones Insurance Company. The policy increases by $5,000 annually with continuous renewal of membership (up to a maximum of $50,000). In addition, you have access to affordable insurance options through ACTE's group buying program, including liability; identify theft and others. FTJ and ACTE have also partnered with GEICO to make available auto  and home insurance programs for ACTE members.


Please note, this is restricted to U.S. members only.

Money Back
You receive substantial discounts on registration fees for all professional-development activities, subscriptions, books, guides, audio tapes and videotapes made available through the Association.

*To renew online, you will need your member ID number. If you don’t have it, please e-mail member services or call at 800-826-9972.
*To join online, you will be asked to create a new member record.
*Check payment only! Please complete one form per member and mail all forms with check payment to:
ACTE Membership Department, P.O. Box 758621 Baltimore, MD 21275-8621 (Federal ID# 52-0632865)
Membership in any category shall begin with receipt of dues at the ACTE office and extend for one year (12 months).

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Achieve 100 Award

ACTE's exclusive Achieve 100 Award recognizes schools and institutions that have 100 percent ACTE membership participation from each and every member of their career and technical staff.

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ACTE individual membership includes professional, student, international and retired categories, and includes a wide range of benefits crafted to meet the needs of today's CTE educators.


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Sunday, December 21, 2014

ACTE 2015 Election Closes

Monday, March 02, 2015

2015 National Policy Seminar

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