Member Benefits

Techniques Magazine

Techniques, the award winning magazine of ACTE,®  is published eight times per year and features articles that delve into CTE trends, case studies and in classroom innovations. Please note, international and student members receive Techniques electronically.
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
ACTE’s events – CareerTech VISIONNational Policy SeminarBest 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. 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.

Member Discounts
Receive member-only discounts to all ACTE events and on the latest CTE publications and products at ShopACTE.

Professional Recognition
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.

Career Advancement
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.

An exclusive new member benefit – $60,000 of life insurance from New York Life at no cost for one full year for members who meet eligibility requirements.  See flyer for more information.  All new ACTE members will receive the sign up offer from

Where do I belong? Interested in membership, learn about our divisions to find which best fits your needs.

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*To renew online, you will need your username and password. ACTE members, log in with your email address as your username and your 6 digit acte id number+initials (first and last) as your password (e.g.,123456MS). If you should experience any difficulties logging in we are here to help. Please contact ACTE by email at or call 800-826-9972.
*To join online, you will be asked to create a new member record.
*Membership in any category shall begin with receipt of dues and extend for one year (12 months).