Techniques is the best publication I read and why I’m a member of ACTE.
-Chad Maclin, Program Manager, Trade and Industrial Education, Office of Career and Technical Education, Fairfax County Public Schools
Networking and Professional Development
Whether it’s online or in person, ACTE’s events – CareerTech VISION, National Policy Seminar, Best Practices and Innovations in CTE Conference, and online seminars – provide you with high-quality professional development and a knowledgeable network of CTE professionals for sharing and exchanging the latest information in CTE.
Advocacy and Awareness
ACTE’s Public Policy Department advocates, analyzes and informs policymakers, members and the public about the impact of proposed legislation and funding decisions affecting CTE programming. See what ACTE’s been up to by checking out On the Move & in the News. Get the latest legislative and policy updates via CTE Policy Watch Blog.
CTE News, Research and Updates
Stay informed with these electronic publications, including member-only ACTE News and Legislative Alerts along with Career Tech Update and STEM SmartBrief.
Receive member-only discounts to all ACTE events and on the latest CTE publications and products at ShopACTE.
ACTE’s Excellence Awards recognizes individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to CTE programs that exemplify the highest standards, and organizations dedicated to supporting CTE programs.
Check out the ACTE Job Bank to help you find new and exciting work or to locate the perfect candidate for your institution.
Member Insurance Program
ACTE provides you with a $25,000 policy for common carrier accidental death and dismemberment insurance within the first year of annual membership through 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 professional liability and other insurance options at discounted rates through ACTE’s group buying program. Please note, this is available to U.S. members only.
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