Trade and Industrial Education Division
|During the Trade and Industrial Education Division Business meeting at Vision 2015 we were honored to recognize the following T&I members for the great work they do to promote CTE. Please join me in congratulating our 2015 awardees.
From Left: Alex Gromada, Courtney North, Charles Backes, and Cathy Cook
Robert E. Adams, Canada – Lifetime Service Award
Dr. Charles E. Backes, Georgia – Lifetime Service Award
M. Cathy Cook, Illinois – Outstanding Teacher Award
Courtney R. North, Georgia – Outstanding New Teacher Award
From Left: Alex Gromada, Robert Adams
Trade and Industrial Education Division Vice President
2290 South Illinois St.
Belleville, IL 62220
Phone: 618-277-2051 x5094
Trade and industrial education prepares people for careers in a variety of trades, including carpentry, masonry, electrical and construction management; automotive technology; heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; computer-aided drafting and manufacturing; and cosmetology. Division members are instructors of these subjects at the secondary and postsecondary levels, as well as university professors who prepare these teachers.
Congratulations to Julius Dean Baker, the 2016 Trade and Industrial Education Division Vice President Elect
Please join me in welcoming Julius Dean Baker as our VP Elect for the T&I Division. Dean will begin the Elect position on July 1st of 2016. Thank you to both Kelly Almond and Julius Dean Baker for taking a step toward leadership for our division and ACTE.
Trade and Industrial Education Division Awards Information
Check back for updated information on the 2016 Awards.
Trade and Industrial Division New Teacher Award
Trade and Industrial Division Teacher Award
Trade and Industrial Lifetime Service Award
The Trade and Industrial Education Division was created to:
- promote, at the national level, the philosophy and objectives of trade and industrial education
- influence national policy affecting trade and industrial education
- cooperate with organizations that support the philosophy and objectives of trade and industrial education
- offer greater visibility to the problems and challenges of trade and industrial educators
- promote and recognize the growth of trade and industrial education teachers in their professional development
- promote the involvement of labor and management in trade and industrial education program and services
- cooperate with federal and state authorities in promoting high standards and developing sound practices in trade and industrial education programs and services
- promote growth and development of the SkillsUSA as an integral part of trade and industrial education programs and services
- provide national meetings of trade and industrial educators and consultants for an exchange of ideas for the promotion, improvement, and expansion of trade and industrial programs and services
The ACTE Trade and Industrial Education Division is aligned with the following career clusters:
- Architecture and Construction
- Arts, A/V Technology and Communications
- Government and Public Administration
- Human Services
- Information Technology
- Law, Public Safety and Security
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
- Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Organizations affiliated with the Trade and Industrial Education Division:
Trade and Industrial Education Division Resources