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ACTE Board of Directors

A warm thanks to incoming & outgoing board members

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Leadership Programs

ACTE's National Leadership Fellowship Program
IAED Mentorship Program
NextLevel Postsecondary CTE Fellowship

Deadline to Apply is Sept. 30

Who We Are

The Association for Career and Technical Education is the nation’s largest not-for-profit association committed to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers.

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Membership Plans For All

ACTE is the largest national education association of thriving professionals dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. Our members represent all facets of career and technical education.

Partner with Us

We represent the breadth of all that is CTE. That’s a powerful reach but it’s nothing if it’s not meeting your needs. True partnerships require that each organizations’ goals are met.


Volunteering for ACTE is a great way to grow professionally, develop leadership skills, and build relationships with highly-engaged peers across the country. Opportunities abound for members to share their passion and expertise to make a positive impact on CTE. Are you ready to make a difference?

Leadership Programs

ACTE’s premier leadership programs provide CTE professionals opportunities to engage in immersive learning experiences, mentorship opportunities and strategic projects that will further hone their leadership skills.

High-Quality CTE Tools

The ACTE Quality CTE Program of Study Framework and companion program self-evaluation instrument is an evidence-based framework defining high-quality CTE. With more than 90 criteria organized under 12 elements, the Framework captures the full range of activities across a CTE program of study.

The Framework


Resource Library


Courses & Publications


Program Self-evaluation Instrument

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